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THURSDAY
THURSDAY September 25, 2014 - 7:30 PM

7:30 PM

SPECIAL SCREENING: LEGENDS OF THE KNIGHT

AMC Loews Waterfront 22 Theater, 300 Waterfront Drive, West Homestead, PA 15120

Legends of the Knight weaves together the stirring true stories of individuals who have overcome devastating obstacles, unselfishly given to the community, and embraced their inner superhero because of their love of Batman.

Through the deeply personal tales of Batman fans, writers, and filmmakers, this feature-length documentary explores the power of heroic stories and encourages viewers to find their own unique path to heroism. Funded by over 1,100 people from around the world, Legends of the Knight is a return to our childhood dreams of being a hero.

Put on your cape, and be inspired! Q&A to follow.

$10.00 General - Benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Tickets available at www.tugg.com/events/9913#

(please note our threshold to hold the event is 72 tickets sold, so please if you intend on going, order your tickets early)

(Attn: Convention Guests coming in Thursday..... We will be running a shuttle from the Doubletree to AMC Loews for those who wish to attend but don’t have transportation!!)

Legends of the Knight weaves together the stirring true stories of individuals who have overcome devastating obstacles, unselfishly given to the community, and embraced their inner superhero because of their love of Batman.

Through the deeply personal tales of Batman fans, writers, and filmmakers, this feature-length documentary explores the power of heroic stories and encourages viewers to find their own unique path to heroism. Funded by over 1,100 people from around the world, Legends of the Knight is a return to our childhood dreams of being a hero.

Put on your cape, and be inspired! Q&A to follow.

$10.00 General - Benefiting the Make-A-Wish FoundationTickets available at www.tugg.com/events/9913#

(please note our threshold to hold the event is 72 tickets sold, so please if you intend on going, order your tickets early)



FRIDAY September 26, 2014 - 1:00pm until 7:00pm

1:00 PM

PITTSBURGH COMICON OPENS

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SELF PUBLISHING IN A MODERN AGE
Discussing how it is actually possible to make a living in the modern age by self -publishing comics and graphic novels. Times are hard but it can still be done. Theodore Riddle of Monolith Comics will talk about the advantages of "Print on Demand" and the companies that provide this service. Discussion will include a demonstration on the computer as to how to publish electronically for profit on devises like “Kindle” and the advantages the computer age has brought in cost effective marketing and distributing products.
(Room 3)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

THE ACTION AT ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Pittsburgh Based publisher Action Lab Entertainment has made a splash nationwide. Action Lab’s co-director of Marketing (and creator of Molly Danger) Jamal Igle and Publisher, Bryan Seaton will discuss upcoming projects from this dynamic publisher.
(Room 2)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

HILARIOUS LUPIN THE THIRD BLOOPER REEL
(for 18 years old and up)
Hilarious bloopers from the wildly popular anime Lupin the Third! Lex Lang (the voice of Goemon) hosts. Come see what voice actors say when they flub their lines, make up new ones, or when they just let loose.
(Room 3)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CROWDFUNDING CREATIVITY: FROM NOVEL TO COMIC, GAME AND WORLD
Kickstarter has obviously changed the game in terms of getting funding for various creative projects which might otherwise not have gotten off the ground. But it's also made it possible to take an existing work and broaden both its exposure and reach into other mediums. Icarus is a novel and graphic novel with art from professional comics artist Matt Slay, to be published by Silence in the Library Publishing in the fall. In this panel, speculative fiction author Gregory A. Wilson (writer of Icarus and creator of the world of Vol in which it's set) and game designer Kris Siuda discuss how they leveraged their different creative backgrounds and fan bases (including their contacts from their successful channels on the Twitch TV gaming site) into a highly successful Kickstarter for Icarus, and how that success is helping create the foundation for the computer game version of Icarus, which will run its own crowdfunding campaign in early 2015. Wilson and Siuda will also discuss the process of developing Icarus into a graphic novel and game, and answer questions about how to use Kickstarter and other resources to develop any given creative idea into a reality.
(Room 3)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

MAD ABOUT CARICATURES WITH TOM RICHMOND
Mad Magazine Artist and 2012 Reuben Award Winner for “Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year” discusses his work at Mad, creating caricatures and giving celebrity caricatures that Mad Twist.
(Room 2)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

CHARITY QUICK SKETCH A Comicon Favorite!! Watch your favorite artists at work and have a chance to win their original art. Chance Tickets only: $1.00 ea. Proceeds go to Charity.
(SHOWROOM)

7:00 PM

CONVENTION HALL CLOSES

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

ALL AGES CASINO NIGHT You’ve never seen a Casino Night like this. Classic Casino Games, Comic Book Based Games, Fun Dealers, an All Around Great Time. Admission and stakes only $5.00; Win Great Prizes. Proceeds go to Charity.
(In the Monroeville Doubletree)



SATURDAY September 27, 2014 - 10:00am until 6:00pm

10:00 AM

PITTSBURGH COMICON OPENS

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CLASSIC GAME ROOM PANEL
Mark Bussler, host and executive producer of Classic Game Room, will speak about the popular Internet video game review show and his first published comic based on CGR characters called Lord Karnage Book 1. Lord Karnage lives in the Intergalactic Space Arcade and produces Classic Game Room using an army of clones and a broken computer named Edit-Station 1. CGR and Earth are protected by Wind Squid and Space Gar who find themselves under attack by a mysterious cosmic force after the show's fusion powered margarita mixer sends a controversial review into deep space.

Is Earth destroyed? Will the show stop? Will margaritas be enjoyed by all? Does Lord Karnage ever smile? Read the book to find out!!

In June 2014, Lord Karnage Book 1 was backed on Kickstarter in 5 days by the super-rad Classic Game Room audience. Mark will speak about the book's inspiration, characters, writing and his return to comic book art after a 15-year hiatus. Learn about Classic Game Room and have fun asking questions about why the Vectrex is the best video game system in the universe!

Mark will also reveal a brand new Classic Game Room universe character that will be appearing in an upcoming book!! Oh the suspense!!

Lord Karnage Book 1 launches in September-October 2014. For more information visit www.LordKarnage.com and www.ClassicGameRoom.com
(Room 3)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

THE DOCTOR IS IN!! Q & A with the 8TH DOCTOR PAUL McGANN
Q & A with Paul McGann, the beloved time traveling alien adventurer, the Doctor from the 1996 Television Movie, Doctor Who and the 2013 Doctor Who mini-episode, The Night of the Doctor, includes a viewing of a viewing of the aforementioned mini-episode.
(SHOWROOM)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

COSPLAY PANEL WITH SYFY’S HOLLY CONRAD
Learn the ins and outs of a successful Cosplay with Holly Conrad star of the SyFy Channel’s Heroes of Cosplay.
(Room 2)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

VOICE ACTOR WORKSHOP WITH SANDY FOX AND LEX LANG
Everything you wanted to know about Voice Acting!! With superstar voice actors, Sandy Fox and Lex Lang. How to break into the business, demonstrations and more. And a few lucky attendees will get to hit the mic and show their stuff. (Room 3)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

LEGENDS OF COMICS:1001 TALES
Bill Sienkiewicz, George Perez, Mike Grell & Herb Trimpe have told well over 1001 tales between them redefining the comic form along the way. From recreating universes, updating classic characters and creating new mythos, these men have made comics their creative playground. A Q & A with four of the comics most influential artists.
(Room 2)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CHARITY QUICK SKETCH
A Comicon Favorite!! Watch your favorite artists at work and have a chance to win their original art. Chance Tickets only: $1.00 ea. Proceeds go to Charity.
(SHOWROOM)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

STAR WARS Q & A
From a Galaxy far away comes a iconic Jedi Knight and a Republic Starfighter. Orli Shoshan (Shaak-Ti from Star Wars Attack of the Clones) & Christian J. Simpson, Lt. Gavyn Sykes from Star Wars Phantom Menace) discuss their roles and their place in the Star Wars Mythos.
(Room 2)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SPECIAL SCREENING: SPARKS with CLINT HOWARD
View the noir superhero movie, Sparks, based on the Christopher Folino graphic novel, with movie star and star of such films as Apollo 13, The Rocketeer, Rob Zombie’s Halloween, Barb Wire and others, major motion picture actor: Clint Howard.
(Room 3)

4:00 - 5:00

DIGITAL COMICS and CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS
A “How To” panel for aspiring comic creators, hosted by local indie comics legend (Hero by Night/Yirmumah) D.J. Coffman
(Room 2)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

COMEDIAN - PHIL KEELING
It’s been a Long-Day at the Con and it’s time to sit down for a good laugh with Nerd Comedian and writer, Phil Keeting. From the Hollywood Improv to the Pittsburgh Comicon Stage!!
(Showroom)

6:00 PM

CONVENTION HALL CLOSES

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GIANT CHARITY AUCTION
THE ULTIMATE ART & COMIC AUCTION. Bid on Artwork, Comics & Special Items from the best in the industry. Find that special piece to add to your collection.
(Showroom)

10:00 PM - ???

COSPLAY PARTY
Strap on the Cape & Cowl and PARTY!! Benefiting the Toonseum with Special Guest: Holly Conrad of the SyFy Channel’s Heroes of Cosplay. Free Admittance, Food, Cash Bar.
(Wingharts Restaurant - Monroeville Mall; 200 Mall Circle Drive, Monroeville, PA)



SUNDAY September 28, 2014 - 10:00am until 5:00pm

10:00 am

PITTSBURGH COMICON OPENS

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

STEEL DOG STORIES
Carol Lynn Vicini, the author of The Adventures of Steel Dog will share the latest adventures of Pittsburgh’s Favorite Canine Superhero. Steel Dog will be on hand to meet the kids accompanied by Steel-Man himself!! (Room 2)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

JOSS-PARDY
A Joss Whedon themed Jeopardy style trivia game. Show off you knowledge of all things JOSS! Win great Whedonverse Prizes. Hosted by the Can’t Stop the Serenity - Pittsburgh with any proceeds going to Equality Now courtesy of CSTS.
(Room 3)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

CHARITY QUICK SKETCH
A Comicon Favorite!! Watch your favorite artists at work and have a chance to win their original art. Chance Tickets only: $1.00 ea. Proceeds go to Charity.
(Showroom)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

BRONIES UNITE: A MY LITTLE PONY PANEL
Meet the team of the best selling My Little Pony:Friendship is Love Series from IDW, Katie Cook and Andy Price. Find out what it takes to bring this classic cartoon/toy line to life in comic book form and the buying power of ‘The Brony” and the selling power of an All Ages Book, that has propelled MLP into the stratosphere in comic sales. (Room 2)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SPECIAL SCREENING DR. HORRIBLE’S SING-A-LONG BLOG
View the Joss Whedon sensation with the Can’t Stop the Serenity Crew. This is a Can’t Stop the Serenity Charity Event with proceeds going to Equality Now.
(Room 3)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

INSIDE THE ACTOR’S STUDIO - Q & A with SANDY FOX and LEX LANG
Ask questions of voice actors, Lex Lang and Sandy Fox. Learn more about these talented entertainers, how they got started, voice acting, music, what they do in their spare time, their hobbies, passions, interests and more!
(Room 2)

2:00 PM - ????

COSTUME CONTEST
Pull out the cape and cowl and had to the big state for costuming madness. Celebrity Judges (including Heroes of Cosplay’s Holly Conrad.) Cash Prizes courtesy of Dr. Matthew Sroka, Hilltop Dental, Johnstown, PA. Trophies, Prizes and more superheroes, villains and monsters that you can shake a stick at. Must Be Registered by NOON on Sunday!!
(Entries please be registered by 1:00 PM at Costume Registration Booth) Rules & Guidelines | Registration Form
(Showroom)

5:00 pm

Pittsburgh Comicon Closes for 2014!! See you next year!!


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