SYFY WIRE live streamed from Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, WA. Watch below for complete coverage from our Live Stage and two panel rooms, which include interviews, artist sketches, cosplay and more.

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Live Stage and Panel Schedule

NOTE: Schedule line-up is accurate at time of publishing, but subject to change.

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Thursday Live Stage | Thursday Panel Room 1 | Thursday Panel Room 2
Friday Live Stage | Friday Panel Room 1 | Friday Panel Room 2
Saturday Live Stage | Saturday Panel Room 1 | Saturday Panel Room 2
Sunday Live Stage | Sunday Panel Room 1 | Sunday Panel Room 2

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Thursday Mar 01, 2018: Live Stage

2:00pm ET/11:00am PT: Kristen Gudsnuk Talks Henchgirl

The writer/artist talks about her graphic novel from Dark Horse comics. 

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2:15pm ET/11:15am PT: Annalee Lewitz Talks Autonomous

The Ars Technica editor discusses her sci-fi novel Autonomous. 

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2:30pm ET/11:30am PT:Bandette's Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin

Colleen Coover (artist) and Paul Tobin (writer) discuss their Eisner nominated Bandette, which follows a thief working on the side of good.  

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2:45pm ET/11:45am PT: Goosebumps chat with Jen Vaughn

Jen Vaughn is writing Goosebumps: Download and Die!, a new series from IDW. 

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3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Fangrrls 

Join Cher Martinetti, Managing Editor of SYFY WIRE Fangrrls, as she welcomes Babs Tarr (artist, Batgirl, Motor City) and Megan Hutchinson (artist, Rock Stars) to play the Infinity Wheel game!

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3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Stan Sakai Talks Usagi Yojimbo

The legendary writer/artist of the samurai rabbit talks the epic saga and the upcoming television series. 

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3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT: Paul Allor Talks Clue Comic

Writer Paul Allor wrote Clue, a six-issue miniseries from IDW that received much critical acclaim. 

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3:45pm ET/12:45pm PT: Rick and Morty Comics Team

Writers Sarah Graley, Tini Howard and Kyle Starks discuss adapting the TV show into comics form. 

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4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT: Inside The Comic Headlocked

Creator Michael Kingston and artist Michael Mulipola discuss their wrestling based comic. 

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4:15pm ET/1:15pm PT: Aspen Comics 15th Anniversary Preview

Editor-in-chief Vince Hernandez previews upcoming titles. 

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Charles Soule Talks The Oracle Year

The best selling comic book writer discusses his debut sci-fi novel. 

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5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT: Andy Suriano On TMNT and Cosmic Scoundrels

The artist is the showrunner for the new Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, premiering in 2018. He's also behind the IDW comic Cosmic Scoundrels.

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5:15pm ET/2:15pm PT: Max Dunbar Discusses Gears Of War

Illustrator Max Dunbar is illustrating the Gears of War comic from IDW. 

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5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Artist Alley

Watch as artists Jim Mahfood (Grrl Scouts) and Jason Shawn Alexander (Empty Zone) are challenged to sketch the same character in real time. 

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6:45pm ET/3:45pm PT: Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr is a prolific actor who was an original cast member of Mad TV and has provided his voice for roles on Justice League, Futurama, Samurai Jack (and more), as well as video game series like Metal Gear Solid and Kingdom Hearts.

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7:15pm ET/4:15pm PT: Chris Claremont

Chris Claremont's 17 year run as a writer of The Uncanny X-Men is legendary, creating characters like Kitty Pryde and authoring stories like The Dark Phoenix Saga. He's now the subject of a new documentary, Chris Claremont's X-Men.

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7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT: Cat Farris On My Boyfriend Is A Bear

Artist Cat Farris previews the upcoming graphic novel about a woman who's new boyfriend is actually a bear. 

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7:45pm ET/4:45pm PT: Yehudi Mercado's Sci-Fu Comic

Hip-hop, sci-fi and kung-fu collide in artist Yehudi Mercado's new work.

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8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT: Translating Devilman

Japanese manga series Devilman: The Classic Collection is being published for the first time in the United States, while Netflix is debuting the anime Devilman: Crybaby. We speak with Zack Davisson about translating the series. 

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8:15pm ET/5:15pm PT: Ivy Noelle Weir and Steenz Discuss Archival Quality

Writer Ivy Noelle Weir and artist Steenz discuss the series about a haunted museum that's much more than it seems. 

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8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT: Voltron: Legendary Defender Cast

Jeremy Shada ("Lance"), Josh Keaton ("Shiro"), alongside executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery and design supervisor Christine Bian discuss Season 5. 

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8:45pm ET/5:45pm PT: Reactor With Donny Cates and Dylan Burnett

Writer Donny Cates (Doctor Strange, God Country) and artist Dylan Burnett discuss their vampire warfare comic from Vault.

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9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT: Sean Mackiewicz Talks Gasolina

Sean is the editor-in-chief of Skybound Comics, and the writer behind Gasolina, a new comic from Image. 

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Thursday Mar 01, 2018: Panel Room 1

4:15pm ET/1:15pm PT: Patrick Rothfuss Spotlight

The Kingkiller Chronicles author takes center stage.

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6:45pm ET/3:45pm PT: Brian Herring Spotlight

The puppeteer behind Star Wars' BB8 takes center stage.

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8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT: Khary Payton Spotlight

The Walking Dead actor takes center stage.

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9:15pm ET/6:15pm PT: Voltron: Legendary Defender

The cast and producers discuss Season 5.

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Thursday Mar 01, 2018: Panel Room 2

7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT: Cyanide and Happiness Waste Your Time

The creative team behind the webcomic waste your time!

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8:15pm ET/5:15pm PT: Headlocked: Wrestling and Comics Collide!

The creative team behind the new wrestling comic take the stage.

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Friday Mar 02, 2018: Live Stage

2:00pm ET/11:00am PT: Body Painting Demo with Dutch Bihary

The Skin Wars vet paints live models on stage. 

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3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Fangrrls

Join Cher Martinetti, Managing Editor of SYFY WIRE Fangrrls, as she welcomes guests  to play the Infinity Wheel game!.

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3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Jonathan Coulton and Molly Lewis On Nerd Rock

The musicians, known for geek culture inspired music, talk about their careers. 

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3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT: Laura Bailey and Travis Willingham of Critical Role

The stars discuss the Geek and Sundry web series about voice actors playing D&D

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4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT: Royden Lepp Talks Rust

The writer/artist discusses his graphic novel series.

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4:45pm ET/1:15pm PT: Terry Moore Discusses Strangers In Paradise

The writer and artist behind the cult comic discusses its relaunch (and the original series). 

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Ryan Ferrier Talks G.I. Joe Vs. Six Million Dollar Man

It's the ultimate meet up, and writer Ryan Ferrier discusses everything about the IDW comic.

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4:45pm ET/1:45pm PT: Tim Sale

The Eisner award winning artist discusses his career. 

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5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT: Star Wars' Brian Herring

The puppeteer behind Star Wars' BB8 joins us. 

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5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Fandom Files

Andy Price, the artist behind My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is here to talk about taking fandom and making a career of it.

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5:45pm ET/2:45pm PT: Brandon Sanderson on Cosmere Novels

The author behind Stormlight Archive series discusses the books and the larger universe his epics are set in. 

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6:15pm ET/3:15pm PT: Jeremy Shada

Finn the Human from Adventuretime and Lance from Voltron: Legendary Defender discusses his career. 

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6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT: David Hayter

The voice actor (Metal Gear Solid) and screenwriter (Watchmen, X-Men) discusses his career.

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7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT: Brian Michael Bendis

The prolific comic book writer and creator of characters like Jessica Jones and Miles Morales discusses his career and his new gig writing Superman at DC Comics.

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7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT: Shannon Purser

Justice for Barb! The Stranger Things and Riverdale actresses discusses her work and being a cultural phenomenon. 

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7:45pm ET/4:45pm PT: Sean Maher and Summer Glau of Firefly

The stars of the cult hit discusses all things Serenity. 

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8:15pm ET/5:15pm PT: Eliot Rahl on Cult Classic: Return to Whisper

The creator of the Cult Classic line at Vault Comics talks about the latest entry into the series

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8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT: Sean Rubin on Bolivar

The author/illustrator of the dinosaur-in-NYC graphic novel discusses his work. 

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8:45pm ET/5:45pm PT: The Dead of Winter

Writer Kyle Starks and artist Gabo discuss the comic book based on the popular tabletop game. 

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9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT: Jackson Lanzing and Nathan Gooden on Zojoqan

Artist Nathan Gooden and writer Jackson Lanzing discuss the Vault Comics' sci-fi title about the aftermath of a brutal war

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9:15pm ET/6:15pm PT: Zach Callison Of Steven Universe

The voice actor of Steven Universe stops by to discuss the show and his career. 

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Friday Mar 02, 2018: Panel Room 1

3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT: Let's Talk Firefly With The Tams

Firefly's Summer Glau and Sean Maher discuss all things Serenity.

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4:15pm ET/1:15pm PT: Critical Role

The cast of the web series takes the stage. 

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6:45pm ET/3:45pm PT: Jeremy Shada

The Adventuretime and Voltron: Legendary Defender actor takes the spotlight.

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8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT: Wil Wheaton

The actor, author and blogger hosts a panel.

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Friday Mar 02, 2018: Panel Room 2

3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Phil LaMarr

The spotlight is on the prolific actor.

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Jonathan Coulton

JoCo takes center stage for a panel of nerdy music.

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7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT: Brandon Sanderson

The Stormlight Archive novelist hosts a panel.

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8:15pm ET/5:15pm PT: The Universe of Star Wars

Star Wars novelists Chuck Wendig, Delilah Dawson and others discuss where the Star Wars universe will be going post-Solo.

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9:30pm ET/6:30pm PT: Gamers Live: American Sentinel 

Inspired by the popular "The Gamers" film franchise, "Gamers Live" features a rotating cast of improvisers and actors from across the Zombie Orpheus Entertainment and Dead Gentlemen Productions universes.  Suggestions from the audience shape the story as the performers respond to the constantly changing landscape - to the enjoyment of all!  This year's show celebrates the spirit of ECCC with a superhero-flavored reality competition to find the next "American Sentinel!"

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Saturday Mar 03, 2018: Live Stage

2:00pm ET/11:00am PT: Hope Nicholson On Kickstarting Your Comic
The Secret Loves of Geeks author discusses how to use crowdfunding platforms to get one's own comic started.

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2:15pm ET/11:15am PT: Tini Howard Talks Assassinistas

Writer Tini Howard discusses her IDW comic about a college-age kid and his bounty hunting mom. 

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2:30pm ET/11:30 am PT: How To Break Into Comics

Top Cow President Matt Hawkins, a 25 year vet, discusses the best ways to break into the business. 

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2:45pm ET/11:45pm PT: Ryan Ferrier on Kong On The Planet Of The Apes

The writer of the BOOM! series discusses his tale of the two franchises colliding. 

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3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Fangrrls Strong Female Characters

Join Cher Martinetti, Managing Editor of SYFY WIRE Fangrrls, as she welcomes author Annalee Newitz (Autonomous).

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3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Writer Mark Russell on Judge Dredd

The writer of IDW's new series featuring the classic character.

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3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT:  Felicia Day

The actress (The Magicians, Eureka) and producer (The Guild) discusses her career.

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4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT: Sketch Fighter Live!

The quick-draw game which pairs stand-up comedians with professional artists. There can be only one winner! Join us for an hour of artistic hilarity.

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5:15pm ET/2:15pm PT: Star Wars Novelists

Join Star Wars novelists Chuck Wendig, Delilah Dawson and John Jackson Miller as they discuss crafitng tales outside the film and television properties. 

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5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT: Elfquest: Countdown To Final Quest

Richard and Wendi Pini, creators of the longest running independent comic discuss the finale issue to their 40 year long series. 

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5:45pm ET/2:45pm PT: American Gods' Yetide Badaki and Ricky Whittle

The actors - who play Bilquis and Shadow Moon on the Starz series - discuss the show, their roles and Season 2.

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6:15pm ET/3:15pm PT: Inside the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Comic

Writer Kyle Higgins and editor Dafna Pleban preview the upcoming title from BOOM! Studios. 

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6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Debate Club

Join Star Wars novelists Delilah Dawson and Chuck Wendig as they debate the most important topics in geekdom.

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6:45pm ET/3:45pm PT: Irene Koh on Legend of Korra Comics

The artist behind Turf Wars, the trilogy set following the events of The Legend of Korra

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7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT: Patrick Rothfuss

The author of The Kingkiller Chronicles discusses his work and career.

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7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT: Valiant Comics 2018 Preview

Editor-in-chief Warren Simons previews its slate of comics for the year.

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7:45pm ET/4:45pm PT: R.A. Salvatore

The author of The DemonWars Saga, The Forgotten Realms novels and Vector Prime discusses his work and career.

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8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT: Ivy Doomkitty

Ivy Doomkitty is an internationally known cosplayer, artist, gamer and figure model. She is also the judge of the Western Championships of Cosplay, which will be streamed here at 8pm PT on March 3.

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8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT: Inside the Alien Bounty Hunter Comic

Writers Adrian F. Wassel and David M. Booher and artist Nick Robles discuss the Vault Comics title, which Mark Wahlberg hopes to turn into a movie. 

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8:45pm ET/5:45pm PT: Inside Hero Complex Gallery's Pop Culture Art

Hero Complex is a Los Angeles gallery that specializes in pop culture art. Some of their most notable works will be shown.

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9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT: Mike and Laura Allred 

The husband and wife team behind the Madman comics discuss the title and their careers.

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9:15pm ET/6:15pm PT: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny with Delilah Dawson and Jody Hauser

IDW's Star Wars: Forces of Destiny is a comic version of the female focused Star Wars franchise. Writers Delilah Dawson and Jody Hauser preview the title. 

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9:30pm ET/6:30pm PT: Inside Skybound's Evolution Comic

Writers Joshua Williamson and James Asmus talk about the new title, where humanity evolves in a rapid and unpredictable way. 

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Saturday Mar 03, 2018: Panel Room 1

3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT:Back To The Future

Join Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) and Tom Wilson (Biff) to talk about the classic trilogy.

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT:American Gods

Yetide Badaki (Bilquis) and Ricky Whittle (Shadow Moon) discuss everything about the Starz series. 

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5:45pm ET/2:45pm PT: Twisted Toonz

Join David Hayter, Jeremy Shada, Khary Payton, Laura Bailey, and Phil Lamarr for a hilarious live reading of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

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8:45pm ET/5:45pm PT: Matthew Lewis

The actor who portrayed Harry Potter's Neville Longbottom takes center stage.

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10:30pm ET/7:30pm PT: The Western Championships of Cosplay

The Western Championships of Cosplay is the largest and most prestigious costume contest on the West Coast and the first stop in ReedPOP’s 2019 Global Championships of Cosplay! Competitors will not only battle it out for over $5,000 in prizes, but also to qualify for the final round of the 2019 C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay in Chicago, the final stop in the Global Championships of Cosplay.

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Saturday Mar 03, 2018: Panel Room 2

2:00pm ET/11:00pm PT: Anne Wheaton

The author of Piggy and Pug takes the stage. 

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3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Shannon Purser Spotlight

The Stranger Things (Barb!) and Riverdale actress takes the stage.

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Family Friendly Fantasy: Keeping It PG In The Age of Grimdark & Game of Thrones

Most of the fantasy novels we discovered as readers new to the genre were books the whole family could read together without worrying about graphic descriptions of sex or violence. But much of the popular fantasy being created today contains images that are simply too graphic for some readers. There’s a place for gritty realism in fantasy, but how much is too much? And is there still room for the family-friendly heroic fantasy that first introduced so many of us to the genre? Join Terry Brooks, Robin Hobb, Tamora Pierce, and Jeff Wheeler for a lively debate.

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5:45pm ET/2:45pm PT: The Talk: Star Trek: Discovery and More

Discovery has ushered in a new chapter and with season one concluded, are you excited for the next season?  Quentin Tarintino directing the next Trek film?  Join the discussion as we openly share our passion for all things Star Trek - past, present and future.

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7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT: Star Wars Books

Join  authors Delilah S. Dawson, Chuck Wendig and John Jackson Miller as they talk about their recent Star Wars books and everything they love about the galaxy far, far away.

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8:15pm ET/5:15pm PT: The Critical Hit Show: A Live Epic Improvised Fantasy

Join Vancouver's best comedic talent as they quest for glory and snacks in this epic, improvised comedy inspired by the world's most popular Role-Playing Game!

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Sunday Mar 04, 2018: Live Stage

2:00pm ET/11:00am PT: Star Wars Collecting

Gus Lopez, super-fan, renowned collector and creator of the The Star Wars Collector's Archive, discusses his collection and tips for any collectors out there. 

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2:30pm ET/11:30am PT: Matt Mair Lowery and Cassie Anderson on Lifeformed: Cleo Makes Contact

A young girl and a shapeshifting alien team up in this Dark Horse comic from writer Matt Mair Lowery and artist Cassie Anderson. 

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2:45pm ET/11:45pm PT: Oni Press 2018 Preview

Editor-in-chief James Lucas James takes us through the line's titles to be released in 2018. 

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3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Fangrrls

Join Cher Martinetti, Managing Editor of SYFY WIRE Fangrrls, as she welcomes guests  to play the Infinity Wheel game!.

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3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Inside The Star Wars Adventures Comic

Writer Landry Q. Walker and artist Derek Charm preview this all-ages Star Wars comic.

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3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT: David Peterson on Mouse Guard

The author/illustrator of the New York Times bestselling, Eisner and Harvey award winning series discusses his work. 

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3:45pm ET/12:45pm PT: Toy Tokyo

Toy Tokyo is one of the oldest and largest Japanese toy stories in the country. Owner Lev Levarek discusses his merchandise and the Japanese toy market.

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4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT: Funko 2018 Preview

Get a preview of upcoming Funko and Funko POP! releases for 2018!

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Comic Book Legal Defense Fund: Censorship in 2018

Although free expression is seen as a basic human right, censorship is rampant in the United States and around the world. Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, discusses how comics and books are being challenged and how you can fight back.

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4:45pm ET/1:45pm PT: Vault Comics 2018 Preview

Publisher Damian Wessel and Editor-in-chief Adrian Wassel preview the titles to come in 2018.

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5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT: Inside Dead Weight: Murder At Camp Bloom

Writers Terry Blas, Molly Muldoon and artist Matthew Seely discuss the Oni Press graphic novel, where a murder at a weight loss camp plunge two teens into a unique mystery. 

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5:15pm ET/2:15pm PT: Brian Clevinger Talks Atomic Robo

8-Bit Theater writer Brian Clevinger takes on the chaos of modern America with the Atomic Robo series

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5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT: Back To The Future

Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) and Tom Brown (Biff) discuss the classic film trilogy. 

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6:00pm ET/3:00pm PT: SYFY WIRE's Who Won The Con?

The hosts of the Who Won The Week podcast discuss the biggest moments and events from Emerald City Comic-Con.

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Sunday Mar 04, 2018: Panel Room 1

3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Mark Sheppherd

The Supernatural and Battlestar Galactica actor takes the stage.

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Voice Acting

Experience Laura Bailey, Zach Callison, David Hayter, Phil Lamarr, Khary Payton, Jeremy Shada, AND Travis Willingham together for the first time on the ECCC Main Stage! Whether you’re an aspiring a voice actor or you just want to hear your favorite characters come to life IRL, this all-star lineup of voice actors are ready to dish it all.

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Sunday Mar 04, 2018: Panel Room 2

2:00pm ET/11:00pm PT: Jim Butcher

The author of The Dresden Files series takes the stage.

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3:15pm ET/12:15pm PT: Brian Herring

The puppeteer behind Star Wars BB8 takes the spotlight.

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4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT: Terry Brooks Spotlight

The prolific fantasy writer (The Shannara Chronicles) takes the spotlight.

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5:45pm ET/2:45pm PT: Kirby Krackle

The nerd rock band takes the stage.

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