5pm: Live Art Demo with Special Guest Dave Ross
Want to see a nationally renowned comic book artist draw live? Dave Ross who has drawn Spider-man, Batgirl, Catwoman, Punisher, Aliens, Star Trek and Star Wars, just to name a few, will be drawing live as part of Comicfest! And it’ll be the old-fashioned way–with an easel, large pad and black markers! Come see a professional artist show you how it’s done!
2pm: Writing and Drawing Movie and TV Media Tie-In Comics
Do you love Aliens, Star Wars, Predator, Blade Runner, Buffy and Star Trek? When you want more stories from your favorite movie and television franchises, comic book writers and artists step in to tell us more. Come join Comicfest Special Guests Dave Ross (Aliens vs. Predator, Angel, Star Trek, Star Wars) and Ron Fortier (Indiana Jones, Green Hornet, Terminator, Rambo) for a discussion on creating tie-in comic books.
3pm: Jolyon Yates & J James McFarland Chat
Join these two extraordinary artists for a chat about art, paying the bills, and maybe even a few fun stories.
4pm: How to Create A Comic Book
Would you like to create your own comic book? Come to an informative presentation with comic book writer and Comicfest Special Guest Mike Baron to learn the process! Mike has written Action Comics, Batman, Archer & Armstrong, Magnus Robot Fighter, Punisher, Turok and Star Wars, just to name a few, and he created Badger and Nexus. The Eisner Award-winning writer can set you on the right path for creating a comic book!
11am: My Life, the Universe and Everything In Comics
Comicfest Special Guests Dave Ross, Mike Baron & Ron Fortier talk about their amazing careers in comic books. How did these creators break into the business? What are their favorite characters to pencil? From Aliens, Predators and Star Wars to Batman, Superman and Spider-man, come enjoy a fascinating panel with our first-time Comicfest Special Guests!
3pm: Villains Live Art Draw with Audience Suggestions
The artists come up with the villain to draw but the audience gets to suggest what the character is wearing or where the character suddenly find itself. With Barry McClain Jr., J James McFarland, Joe Oliver, Gerry Mulowayi, Dan Crosier and maybe a few others