Saturday

SATURDAY
8:00am – Midnight

EXHIBITOR HALL
8:00am – 6:00PM | Hall G
Comic books, graphic novels, toys, magazines, cards, artwork, games, apparel, cosplay, guest artists and celebrity guests– they can all be found in the exhibitor hall! It’s truly the hub for nerdy commerce.

STAR SIGNING AND PHOTO OPS
8:00am – 6:00pm | Hall I
Want to meet your favorite celebrity? Head over to Star Signing to meet media guests from all of your favorite fandoms! Autograph and photo-op sales are cash only, so be sure to visit an ATM first.

EVENT REG. BOOTH
8:00am – 9:00pm | Between Rm. 139/140
Be sure to sign up for the following events at the Event Reg. booth:
– Indiana Comic Con’s Annual Cosplay Contest (Register before 1:00pm)
– Bearded Brethren Facial Hair Contest (Register before 4:00pm)
– Nerdy Speed Dating (Register before 5:00pm) – Age 18+ Required
– Nerdy Speed Dating – Bi And Pan (Register before 7:00pm) – Age 18+ Required
– Nerdy Speed Dating – Ladies4Ladies & Men4Men (Register before 9:00pm) – Age 18+ Required

LINEUP FOR HALL K PANELS
8:00am – Midnight | Hall J-3
Come here to get a place in line for all celebrity panels and night events that occur in Hall K! Lineup for each panel will begin one hour before the listed start time.

THE GAME CAVE
8:00am – Midnight | Hall J-1
More fun than your mom’s basement! Who’s Yer Gamers is proud to offer an endless library of board games, card gaming, tabletop gaming, RPG’s, Werewolf, and more from morning ‘til midnight!

THE GRID PRESENTS: EXTRA LIFE’S GAMING ARCADE
8:00am – Midnight | Hall J-1
Come to The Grid to enjoy a classic arcade experience, and play video games for free! Don’t forget to donate: all proceeds go to Extra Life charity and help support children in need! So play on, level up, and save a life!

LEAGUE OF LITTLE LEGENDS KIDS ZONE
8:00am – 6:00pm | Rm. 145
Enjoying the convention with children? Bring them to the LoLL Kids Zone! This area is for families with children age 10 and under who are looking for fun (and free!) crafts and activities to enrich their child’s convention experience.

MARTY’S MOM HAS GOT IT GOING ON!: LEA THOMPSON Q&A
8:30am – 9:20am | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 8:00am
Join Lea Thompson as she takes your questions and discusses her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back To The Future trilogy!

FATED INDIANA FANTASY LARP: FREEPLAY
9:00am – 4:00pm | Rm. 131
Calling all adventurers! Come spar with foam weapons. Learn the basics of combat, and everything you need to know to begin LARPing. We will teach you everything you need to know!

HOW TO CRITIQUE FILM
9:00am – 10:00am | Rm. 133
I am a professional film critic. With amateur film criticism becoming such a popular thing in blogs and on YouTube, many convention goers may find it interesting to hear from a professional. I will be giving tips and suggestions on how to do it properly.

WRITE OR WRONG: HOW TO MANAGE YOUR BRAND AS A CREATOR
9:00am – 10:00am | Rm. 136
Writer/Creator Dirk Manning (Image Comics, Devil’s Due, Big Dog Ink, WRITE OR WRONG) discusses how to build your personal brand as an aspiring writer or artist in order to get others to notice your creator-owned comics in this informative and entertaining panel! Topics discussed include networking, successfully working with other creators, Kickstarter, and more! Come hear this veteran and inspiring creator guide you through the steps to success!

IMPROV 102
9:30am – 11:00am | Rm. 135
Have you ever watched “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and wanted to learn how to do improv comedy? Now’s your chance! Part two of a three-day learning workshop, come practice the basic skills of improvisation through games and easy scenes.

SKYRIM: A DISCUSSION
9:30am – 10:30am | Rm. 140
A discussion panel about favorite quests, favorite towns, tips and tricks, and other general topics about the wondrous world of Skyrim.

BRENT SPINER Q&A
10:00am – 10:50am | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 9:00am
Commander Data brings us a fireside chat about his days aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. Record that for your captain’s log!

JUDE S-R COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO
10:00am – 2:00pm | Rm. 130
Capture the hard work and amazing results of your awesome cosplay with a walk-in photo shoot where you call the shots, and Jude takes the shots! All you have to do is show up in your cosplay, ready to go, and Jude will make you look amazing! Singles, couples, and group shoots are available, as well as private sessions. Prepare to bring home one-of-a-kind professional cosplay pictures that will leave you and your friends in awe!

COSPLAY 101
10:00am – 11:00am | Rm. 143
Join Nicole Salera as she introduces curious cosplayers to the art of bringing your favorite characters to life!

BRIEF HISTORY OF FIRE EMBLEM
10:30am – 11:30am | Rm. 133
Want to know more about Fire Emblem, other than Awakening and Fates, or want to know some game mechanics of each game, then this panel is for you. From Fire Emblem 1 to 12, we will go over all the differences gameplay mechanics between each game.

MEET THE 501ST LEGION AND REBEL LEGION
10:30am – 11:30am | Rm. 136
Learn about what it takes to join the ranks of the 501st and Rebel Legion from the members of Star Wars Indiana. Come armed with your lightsaber and questions, and they’ll help guide your way to costume mastery.

POKEMON GAME SHOW
11:00am – 12:00pm | Rm. 140
Calling all Pokemon fans! Join SuperKayceCosplay and RealBreakingNate as audience members battle it out in this epic game show event! You might just have to answer a simple trivia question OR you could get stuck with a Pokemon dare challenge! Either way there will be tons of fun and even more laughs! So come test your Poke skills and win some prizes along the way!

INTERACTIVE MURDER MYSTERY – MARVELOUS COMICS PRESENTS: GALAXY GUARDIANS OF THE AVENGED
11:00am – 12:30pm | Rm. 500B
It’s a pivotal day for Snark Industries, the global behemoth headed by billionaire inventor and all-around wise guy Tony Snark. Snark, along with his faithful second-in-command Pepper Pot Stickers, is unveiling his latest and greatest creation – a thinking robot named Ultronitronitron. Unfortunately, Snark’s big day soon turns deadly, as Ultronitronitron develops a remarkable talent—for MURDER!

RACHAEL TAYLOR Q&A
11:30am – 12:20pm | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 10:30am
Have a seat while the beautiful badass Rachael Taylor sheds some light on Jessica Jones and the future of Trish “Patsy” Walker!

BEGINNER BELLY DANCE
11:30am – 12:30pm | Rm. 135
Learn to love your body through movement with an ancient dance style to modern music! Class includes a brief history, dance instruction, and open dancing. All genders welcome!

HETALIA: BTT MEETING
11:30am – 12:30pm | Rm. 143
Meet and greet the Bad Touch Trio, Prussia, Spain, and France. You can get photos, autographs, ask Q&A, and play games to win prizes

THE GREAT AND POWERFUL TIM
12:00pm – 1:00pm | Hall J-2
Tim Hoffman is a comedy mentalist and magician. He’s performed at festivals and events all around the country, and is now bringing his hilarious mind-bending routine to Indiana Comic Con! Enjoy his hilarious video game and comic book themed show with plenty of audience participation! www.TimTheWebsite.com

WE ARE THE WALKING DEAD
12:00pm – 2:00pm | Rm. 133
A fan forum that everyone is invited to. If you are a fan of the show, comic, or video game this is the panel for you. For fans, by fans. Hosted by the only local podcast dedicated to The Walking Dead, Indy Drinking Dead. Spoilers Included!

COMIC BOOK STORYTELLING WITH JIM SHOOTER
12:00pm – 12:50pm | Rm. 136
Former Marvel Editor in Chief Jim Shooter explains the principles of visual storytelling. Using a slide presentation of Jack Kirby’s work on Captain America, Jim walks you through the cinematography of the graphic story and shows you how to make compelling images that deliver your story with power and precision. Essential knowledge for writers as well as artists.

THE WILD GOOSE CHASE
12:30pm – 1:30pm | Rm. 140
Do you have what it takes? Are you the ultimate otaku or gamer nerd? Then come and prove it. Punny Panels is hosting scavenger hunt. Pair up into teams and search the convention center to find everything on the list and you and your team can be taking home the GRAND PRIZE!

JOHN RHYS-DAVIES Q&A
1:00pm – 1:50pm | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 12:00pm
Better known as Sallah or Gimli, depending on your age and level of geekery, John Rhys-Davies has a wealthy history of acting under his belt. Listen to his tales and ask him your questions!

INDY LIGHTSABER ACADEMY TOURNAMENT
1:00pm – 4:30pm | Rm. 135
Are you a True Jedi? Come put your credits where your mouth is. Indy Lightsaber is holding open classes to learn the ways of the lightsaber. Make sure you use these lessons for the Tournament!

COMICS IN WORLD WAR II
1:00pm – 2:00pm | Rm. 143
Learn about your favorite Heroes during WW II by Allen Stewart curator of The Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum. Soldiers were the #1 readers of comic books during WW II learn who their favorite heroes were and why? Find out about the rarest Superman comic that depicts him as a racist. Pearl Harbor and The Atom bomb were both in the comics before these events actually happened.

PENGUIN KNIFE FIGHT! IMPROV COMEDY
1:30pm – 3:00pm | Hall J-2
PKF is taking over Indiana Comic Con once again! If you like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” then you’ll love PKF! Laugh ‘til you pass out, mess your pants, or both (in no particular order)!

DIGIVOLUTION THROUGHOUT THE YEARS
1:30pm – 3:00pm | Rm. 136
With 6 seasons “done” and 6 “Reunion” Movies starting, Digimon is still chugging through the year. Come as the panel will be a discussion with fans of the good and bad things about Digimon and what we would like to see in the future.

FREESTYLE D&D
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Rm. 140
Never played Dungeons & Dragons? THIS PANEL IS FOR YOU. Know everything there is to know about D&D? THIS PANEL IS FOR YOU. No idea what I’m talking about? THIS PANEL IS FOR YOU. Join audience volunteers as you are pitted against monsters and challenges to achieve VICTORY! A freestyle version of a loose representation of something like DnD, sort of.

INDIANA COMIC CON COSPLAY CONTEST
2:00pm – 3:30pm | Rm. 500B
Sign Up At Event Reg. Before 1:00pm
Come one, come all for the con’s most beloved event – Indiana Comic Con’s Cosplay Contest! Hosted by LeeAnna Vamp, and judged by SuperKayce, Revington Deschain, and NIcole Salera.

Categories
TV/Movie
Comics
Video Games
Anime
Star Wars
Kids

Prizes
Best In Show – $500
Best Group – $300
Best Technical – $150
1st Place In Categories – $150
1st Place Kids – $100
2nd Place Kids – $75
3rd Place Kids – $50

A LONG TIME AGO IN A Q&A FAR, FAR AWAY…
2:30pm – 3:20pm | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 1:30pm
Join Ian McDiarmid (Palpatine) and Ray Park (Darth Maul) as they discuss their roles in the Star Wars franchise.

FINAL FANTASY FOREVER
2:30pm – 3:30pm | Rm. 133
Do you love Final Fantasy as much as we do? Prove it by attending our panel as we discuss this most epic game series. One lucky fanatic will even win a prize!

JUDE S-R COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO
3:00pm – 10:00pm | Rm. 130
Capture the hard work and amazing results of your awesome cosplay with a walk-in photo shoot where you call the shots, and Jude takes the shots! All you have to do is show up in your cosplay, ready to go, and Jude will make you look amazing! Singles, couples, and group shoots are available, as well as private sessions. Prepare to bring home one-of-a-kind professional cosplay pictures that will leave you and your friends in awe!

PALLET 2 PLATEAU: A POKEMON HIP-HOP EXPERIENCE
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Hall J-2
What if Ash, Brock, and Misty were all freestyle rappers? Join Trainer Red and Professor Oak on a hip-hop concert adventure as they rap through the original Red & Blue Pokémon games. A one-of-a-kind adventure in rhyme. Original 151 only!

RULING THE GALAXY TOGETHER: WRITING A SHARED UNIVERSE
3:30pm – 4:20pm | Rm. 136
Join Jonathan Jackson Miller, Eric Flint, and Jody Lynn Nye in this Q&A as they share tips for tie-in writing in comics, fiction, and gaming.

UNCANNY VALLEY: AN IMPROVISED PODCAST
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Rm. 140
Join best friends Danny Loecken and Cody Bush, as they perform their first ever LIVE podcast. Through the powers of improv and friendship, this duo will create scenes made up on the spot.

SURPRISE CELEBRITY SCRIPT READING OF “STAR WARS EPISODE IV”
4:00pm – 5:15pm | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 3:00pm
Join our rotating cast of surprise celebrities as they take you on a journey from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

COSPLAY CENTS
4:00pm – 5:00pm | Rm. 133
Cosplay doesn’t have to be costly! In this panel, Julie Hall will discuss fundamental money saving techniques that every cosplayer should know about costuming and how to avoid pricey mistakes. She’ll also give away a free copy of her book to one lucky winner.

SUPERHEROES UNDER A MICROSCOPE
4:00pm – 5:00pm | Rm. 143
Superheroes defy scientific laws all the time but how close are superheroes to reality? Just
how fast can the Flash go? How can Ant-Man get so tiny? Join us in discussing science in comics.

BEARDED BRETHREN FACIAL HAIR CONTEST
4:30pm – 5:00pm | Rm. 500B
Sign Up At Event Reg. Before 4:00pm
Come strut your magnificent facial follicles! Compete in these categories: Just the Stache, Best Partial Beard, Longest Beard, Grizzliest Beard, Best Beard Styling, and Audience Favorite.

DJ DANGLER’S COMICS AND COMEDIANS
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Hall J-2
A high-energy blend of insanity and hilarity, DJ Dangler’s comedy is on point, and he’s brought some super talented comics with him, too! A regular on The Bob And Tom Show, DJ informs and entertains with his polite if inappropriate take on humans and other idiot species. He’s here because he reads a lot of Hellboy.

FATED INDIANA FANTASY LARP: DUNGEON CRAWL
5:00pm – Midnight | Rm. 131
You have seen fliers in the local taverns calling for only the bravest adventurers to aid a monster slaying guild with some strange happenings in the area. Come participate in this three-part dungeon adventure. We have expanded the length of the dungeon from last year. Groups will be ran throughout the night.

UNDER THE TRUCK: POKEMON GLITCHES, MYTHS, AND POKEGODS
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Rm. 136
Come and learn some of the insides of Pokemon! Including the many Glitches of the first gen of Pokemon, like the Fly glitch, the myths of many PokeGods and the truck by the S.S. Anne, who and what is MissingNo and what is Creepy Black?

BETTER LOVE STORIES THAN TWILIGHT
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Rm. 140
Twilight is a sensitive subject for a lot of anime fans. Some hate to love it while other love to hate it. This panel is not a hate panel and we do not bash on the series: Punny Panels simply goes over some couplings that are better than Twilight, all in good taste and humor, of course.

THE FRIEND SHIP WITH DANIEL GAUER AND ALLEN WALTON
5:30pm – 6:30pm | Rm. 133
The Friend Ship is a comedy podcast from Indianapolis. Dan and Allen chat with comedians and funny people about subjects ranging from food and ghosts to everyone’s favorite Canadian, Drake.

NERDY SPEED DATING
5:30pm – 7:00pm | Rm. 135 | Age 18+ Required
Sign Up At Event Reg. Before 5:00pm
Roses are red, violets are blue, all my base are belong to you! Whether you are looking for a significant other, or simply looking to meet new people, speed dating is a fast and fun way to make a connection!

INSPIRATIONAL AND ENTERTAINING SPEAKING WITH A SCI-FI COMIC BOOK TWIST
5:30pm – 6:30pm | Rm. 143
A motivational speech with a comic book sci-fi twist. The greatest quality of any superhero is to offer hope and inspiration. Born with one hand, award winning professional international speaker AlejAndro Anastasio has turned his perceived limitation into unlimited super-human power.

MEET THE MALICIOUS MAN OF “GAME OF THRONES”
6:00pm – 6:50pm | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 5:00pm
Take heed as the bad boy of Westeros, Jack Gleeson (Joffrey Baratheon) regales us with his unique insight of the realm.

PUNSLINGERS: A COMEDY GAME SHOW FOR WORD NERDS
6:00pm – 7:00pm | Rm. 500B
Punslingers is a comedy game show where contestants come up with puns to win the favor of the audience through laughs (and groans)!

STORYTIME WITH DEADPOOL
6:30pm – 8:30pm | Hall J-2
Come gather round the fire and the ol’ rocking chair while granddaddy Deadpool regales you with tales of… well, whatever he feels like, kid.

DESIGNATED DEBATERS
6:30pm – 7:30pm | Rm. 136
Watch your favorite superheroes debate topics suggested by the audience! If they lose the debate, they have to drink… So really, do they win the debate? Grab a drink and come find out!

WELCOME TO BEACON: A RWBY PANEL
6:30pm – 7:30pm | Rm. 140
Crazy creatures, evil civilians and society of human and animal hybrids, are no match for Beacon academy students. They use weapons, magical powder called dust and a team of friends to battle all odds as the fight there way to become huntsmen and huntresses. Punny Panels takes a look at Rooster Teeths’ wonderful web-series RWBY.

“HOWARD THE DUCK” 30TH ANNIVERSARY VIEWING
7:00pm – 9:00pm | Hall K | Age 13+ Recommended
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 6:00pm
Trapped in a world he never made…for 30 years. In 1986 Earth was visited by a fowler type of ET: Howard The Duck!! Howard laid an egg in theaters but it hatched into a cult classic, and you can join us in the celebration. Modern Film Rating: PG-13

LET’S SPEEDRUN – CASTLEVANIA: SYMPHONY OF THE NIGHT
7:00pm – 8:30pm | Rm. 133
Join avid gamer Patrick “theDresdenDoll” Lankert for a speedrun tutorial/exhibition of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. After the run I’ll be showcasing some of the game’s more interesting glitches and the Japanese version exclusive content.

HOW TO GET GOING IN PODCASTING
7:00pm – 8:00pm | Rm. 143
The creators ‘The Cantina Cast’ and a host of other shows including ‘That Podcast About Podcasting’ take to the stage to talk to podcasters or those interested in starting their own show. The pro’s and con’s and why passion and knowledge are your friends.

NERDY SPEED DATING – BI AND PAN
7:30pm – 9:00pm | Rm. 135 | Age 18+ Required
Sign Up At Event Reg. Before 7:00pm
Roses are red, violets are blue, all my base are belong to you! Whether you are looking for a significant other, or simply looking to meet new people, speed dating is a fast and fun way to make a connection!

GUILTY PLEASURES
8:00pm – 9:00pm | Rm. 136
The Panel of un-admitted desires and secret loves. Here Punny Panels discusses everything from the merchandise, to foods and shows. We all band together to discuss our likes and dislikes and spread the gospel of our favorite things. Don’t be ashamed to admit your secrets, we have them too.

INDIANA IDOL: KARAOKE WITH DJ RICK
8:00pm – Midnight | Rm. 140
DJ Rick is here to provide you with the best karaoke around! He has an amazing digital song list with a wide variety of choices that are updated regularly. Take the stage, grab the mic, and go wild with your friends at the ultimate karaoke experience!

KEY ISSUES IN COLLECTING FOREIGN COMICS
8:30pm – 9:30pm | Rm. 143
A breakdown of the ins and out of collecting foreign comics from “Why?”, different ways of collecting, a brief history of foreign published material and the changes it’s making to the hobby.

A NIGHT OF NSFW COMEDY WITH SAM & BILL
9:00pm – 10:00pm | Hall J-2
Sam & Bill have been making comedy music for six years. Tired of the same old “d— joke” comedy, they decided they could do better and make “d— joke” music. Since then, they’ve become handsome successes both at home and on the road – from performing at NYC’s top comedy clubs to touring nationally. The lovechild of Dave Attell and Radiohead Unplugged, Sam & Bill are what happens when highbrow music meets lowbrow comedy.

INDIANA COMIC CON AFTER-PARTY
9:00pm – Midnight | Rm. 500B | Age 18+ Required
DJ Benjamin Briggs will be tearing up your ear buds while you tear up the dance floor at Indiana Comic Con’s late night rave!

KAIJUTSU LIVE PRESENTS: MASS DEBATE BEATDOWN & “KAIJUTSU” FILM SCREENING!!!
9:00pm – 10:00pm | Rm. 133
The soul of Bedlam City is at stake! A live, heated debate full of smear campaigns, confetti, and giant monsters will determine the future of our fair city! Culminating with a short film screening of “KAIJUTSU” by director Adriel Jimenez. FREE HATS INCLUDED!

NERDY SPEED DATING – LADIES4LADIES & MEN4MEN
9:30pm – 11:00pm | Rm. 135 | Age 18+ Required
Sign Up At Event Reg. Before 9:00pm
Roses are red, violets are blue, all my base are belong to you! Whether you are looking for a significant other, or simply looking to meet new people, speed dating is a fast and fun way to make a connection! The room will be split between ladies looking for ladies and men looking for men.

HOGWARTS BATTLE ROYALE!
9:30pm – 10:30pm | Rm. 136
Join Flee Drinks and Does Stuff for an evening of hilarity and lively debate! Defend your House’s claim to your favorite characters from all sorts of books, movies, comics, and shows!

STRANGE JOURNEY: A ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW MEDLEY
10:00pm – Midnight | Hall K
Line Up Begins In Hall J-3 At 9:00pm
Join the happy heathens of Transylvanian Lip Treatment as they take you on a Strange Journey: a foray of cosplay, dance, and fun festivities for unconventional con-goers!

HEARTS AS STRONG AS PONIES
10:00pm – 11:00pm | Rm. 143
Remakes usually aren’t as good as the original, especially when it’s something from our childhood that gives us a sense of nostalgia but this remake is wonderfully magical. Following six friends that teach us important life lessons every episode as they take a great journey building a bond. Punny Panels brings you the elements of harmony and the magic of friendship.

PENGUIN KNIFE FIGHT! IMPROV COMEDY (WITH BAAAAD WORDS)
10:30pm – Midnight | Hall J-2 | Age 18+ Recommended
PKF is taking over Indiana Comic Con once again! If you like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and lots of bad words, then you’ll love PKF’s Late Show! Laugh ‘til you pass out, mess your pants, or both (in no particular order)!

ASK HOMESTUCK: GAMES, SHIPPING, AND Q&A
11:00pm – Midnight | Rm. 133
Ask the cast of characters a few questions, and then play some fun improv games with us.

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