SPRINGFIELD COMIC CON 2023
OFFICIAL SHOW SCHEDULE
GAME ROOM open both days in Meeting Room 4 and brought to you by Haven Games and Hobbies.
All panel times subject to change.
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|SAT 11AM - 11:45 AM||Meeting Room 1||Exclusive Comic Writers Panel with Steve Orlando & Jarrett Melendez||Join us for this Exclusive Comic Writers Panel, for an unique opportunity to engage in an open discussion with two super talents: Steve Orlando and Jarrett Melendez. As Special Guests, they bring their expertise and passion for writing comics and graphic novels to the forefront. Delve into the creative process, narrative techniques, and the art of storytelling as these brilliant minds share their insights and experiences. Don't miss this chance to glean inspiration from these extraordinary writers and gain a deeper understanding of the craft that brings your favorite characters to life on the page.|
|SAT 12PM - 12:45 PM||Meeting Room 1||Craig and Todd Explain The Universe||The Creators of the ground-breaking graphic series, The Perhapanauts, give you questionable tips and dubious advice on how to make YOUR comic a success in today’s ever-changing market. ( not guaranteed to work even a little bit…)|
|SAT 1PM - 1:45 PM||Meeting Room 1||Everything and Anything Ghostbusters- all at once||Get ready for a paranormal adventure with the Western Mass Ghostbusters! Join this talented and dedicated costumed group as they discuss their love for all things Ghostbusters. From their incredible cosplay and props to their community outreach and charity work, hear firsthand accounts of their ghost-hunting experiences and learn about the passion that drives them. Don't miss this chance to meet the real-life Ghostbusters and discover what it takes to bust some ghosts in Western Massachusetts!|
|SAT 2PM - 2:45 PM||Meeting Room 1||Getting Started in Voice Acting||"Getting Started in Voice Acting” will serve as a fireside chat on how one can begin a hobby, and even a potential career in the fun world of voice acting. The importance of “acting” in voice acting! What are the best casting websites? What does ADR mean? Do you need to live in LA or NY to land gigs? Join Fire Emblem Heroes voice actor & Springfield native Kevin Urban as he gives as helps shine a light in one of the most fun jobs on the planet! Host: Kevin Urban|
|SAT 3PM - 3:45 PM||Meeting Room 1||Q & A from a galaxy far far away||Step into a galaxy far, far away with the special guests of the 501st New England Garrison at the Comic Con panel. Prepare to be captivated as these dedicated cosplayers and Star Wars enthusiasts share their experiences, stories, and adventures in bringing the iconic characters from the beloved franchise to life. Get ready for an exciting Q&A session where you can ask your burning questions about their incredible costumes, events, and the camaraderie that unites this galactic community. Whether you're a die-hard Star Wars fan or simply curious about the behind-the-scenes world of cosplay, this panel promises an out-of-this-world experience you won't want to miss.|
|SAT 4PM - 5PM||Meeting Room 1||Adult & Group Cosplay Contest Judging||Adult and Group Cosplay Judging. Please come to the main stage at this time to enter the cosplay contest.|
|SAT 5:45 PM-6PM||Meeting Room 1||Dance Off & Cosplay Contest Winners Announced||Come show off your dance moves to win some prizes! Winners of the Cosplay Contest will be announced following this.|
|SUN 12PM - 12:45 PM||Meeting Room 1||Cosplay Chronicles: Unmasking the Art of Transformation||Calling all cosplayers! Step into the spotlight at our Comic Con Cosplay Panel! Join a diverse community of passionate cosplayers as they share their tips, tricks, and experiences in bringing beloved characters to life. From costume creation and makeup techniques to embodying the essence of your favorite heroes and villains, this panel is a must-attend for anyone looking to take their cosplay game to the next level. Don't miss the chance to learn from the best and celebrate the art of cosplay with fellow enthusiasts!|
|SUN 1PM - 1:45 PM||Meeting Room 1||Robert Venditti Q&A||Join acclaimed comic book writer Robert Venditti in an exclusive Q&A session! Get a behind-the-scenes look at his creative process, hear fascinating insights into his iconic works like 'X-O Manowar' and 'Green Lantern,' and discover what's next for this visionary storyteller. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with one of the industry's most talented and influential comic book writers!|
|SUN 2PM - 3PM||Meeting Room 1||Kids Cosplay Contest Judging||Kid Cosplay Judging. Please come to the main stage at this time to enter the cosplay contest.|
|SUN 3PM- 4PM||Meeting Room 1||Cosplay Contest Winners Announced||Winners of the Cosplay Contest will be announced at this time.|