Comics & Pop Art Programming Schedule 2017

by on Aug.22, 2017, under Announcements, Programming

Friday, Sep 1

10:00am                                                                                                                                                        * Star Wars Animated & Comics Extended Universe          Chastain I-J (Westin)

11:30 am                                                                                                                                                          * Adam West Remembered: A Fanboy’s Gateway             Chastain I-J (Westin)

1:00 pm                                                                                                                                                          *The Big 2 vs. Indie Comics                                              Chastain I-J (Westin)

 Non-Traditional Visual Storytelling                              Hanover C-E (Hyatt)

2:30 pm

*  Let’s Make a Hero                                                    Chastain I-J (Westin)

4:00 pm                                                                                                                                                          * All Ages Pages                                                                Chastain I-J (Westin)

5:30 pm                                                                                                                                                          * Motor Crush                                                           Chastain I-J (Westin)

7:00 pm

Racial Representation in Marvel                                   Chastain I-J (Westin)

* DC Comics Rebirth                                                   International North (Hyatt)

8:30 pm

* Dark Tower: Comic vs. Movie vs. Novel                      Chastain I-J (Westin)

10:00 pm

* Sex & Gender Issues in Comics                                      Chastain I-J (Westin)



Saturday, Sep 2
10:00am                                                                                                                                                        * Making of the Dragon Con Badge Art                                     Chastain I-J (Westin)

11:30 am                                                                                                                                                          * Licensed Comic Characters: More Than Meets The Eye      Chastain I-J (Westin)

1:00 pm                                                                                                                                                          *The World of Buffy and Angel In Comics                                      Chastain I-J (Westin)

 Milkfed Criminal Masterminds: Matt & Kelly Sue                   Centennial I (Hyatt)

2:30 pm

*  Fashion In Comics                                                                     Chastain I-J (Westin)

4:00 pm

* Let’s Make a Villain                                                                   Chastain I-J (Westin)

* Aftershock Comics                                                              International South (Hyatt)

5:30 pm

Deadpool In The 90’s with Joe Kelly                                   Chastain I-J (Westin)

* Horror Comes to Archie Comics                                          International South (Hyatt)

* Marvel vs. DC Trivia                                                             Hanover C-E (Hyatt)

7:00 pm

* Educational Developmental Role of Comics                        Chastain I-J (Westin)

* 100th Anniversary of Comics Legends: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner

International South (Hyatt)

8:30 pm

* Van Jenson U.S. Ambassador of Comic Books                      Chastain I-J (Westin)

* Love Is Love: The Orlando Shooting Benefit Comic              International North (Hyatt)

10:00 pm

Comics Studies Roundtable                                                        Chastain I-J (Westin)



Sunday, Sep 3

8:30 am

*  Digital Inking With Vector Art                                                 Chastain I-J (Westin)

10:00 am

*  The Big Owly Hootenanny                                                         Chastain I-J (Westin)

11:30 am

*  The Art of the Tiki                                                                   Chastain I-J (Westin)

1:00 pm

*  Judging Comics By The Cover                                                   Chastain I-J (Westin)

* Teen Titans and Young Justice In Comics                                  Regency V (Hyatt)

2:30 pm

* Storytelling With Larry Hama                                                    Chastain I-J (Westin)

Creating Your Own Worlds                                                         Regency V (Hyatt)

4:00 pm

Wonderful World of Disney & Henson Comics                       Chastain I-J (Westin)

Image Comics: 25th Year Anniversary                                 International North (Hyatt)

5:30 pm

* Dark Horse Through The Years                                                   Chastain I-J (Westin)

7:00 pm

Philosophy In Brightest Day, Blackest Night                           Chastain I-J (Westin)

Superman Vs. The Elite: Screening with Live Q&A            International North (Hyatt)

8:30 pm

Race, Gender, & Culture in Comics                                             Chastain I-J (Westin)

10:00 pm

Politics, Power, & The Other in Superhero Comics                 Chastain I-J (Westin)



Monday, Sep 4

10:00 am

Bernie Wrightson: In Memoriam                                                Chastain I-J (Westin)

11:30 am

* Women In Comics                                                                 Chastain I-J (Westin)

1:00 pm

* State of the Comics Industry 2017 & Beyond                            Chastain I-J (Westin)

2:30 pm

* Behind the Counter: Comics Retailers Unite!                         Chastain I-J (Westin)



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Dexter Vines – Guest 2017

by on Aug.17, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Dexter Vines is one of comics best inkers and also an Atlanta native. He’s worked on Marvel’s Civil War, Old Man Logan, Superman/ Batman Public Enemies, and so much more! Let’s welcome him back to DragonCon!

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Lora Innes – Guest 2017

by on Aug.15, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Let’s welcome Lora Innes, artist of Wynonna Earp to DragonCon 2017!

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Tad Stones & James Silvani – Guests 2017

by on Aug.10, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Are you a Darkwing Duck fan? We have artist James Silvani as well as the creator of Darkwing Duck himself, Tad Stones!

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Erik Burnham & Dan Schoening – Guests 2017

by on Aug.08, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Let’s welcome the writer and artist of IDW’s Ghostbusters to DragonCon! We’re happy to have Erik Burnham & Dan Schoening joining us this year.

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New Panel Programming Room for 2017

by on Aug.07, 2017, under Announcements

We are moving to a new panel room this year. Our main programming room for Dragon Con 2017 will be Chastain I-J located in the Westin! We also will have many panels scheduled for larger rooms in the Hyatt. Start familiarizing yourself with the layout of both hotels to see some really amazing comics panels at this year’s con!

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Paul Jenkins – Guest 2017

by on Aug.02, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Paul Jenkins will be joining us again at DragonCon! Fans will remember his long popular runs on Marvel heroes like Spider-Man & Hulk. He wrote the very popular Wolverine: Origin as well as Inhumans and The Sentry for Marvel Knights. Currently, his series Alters is being published at Aftershock Comics!

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Joe Pruett – Guest 2017

by on Jul.31, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

We are very excited to have the Publisher of Atlanta based Aftershock Comics: Joe Pruett joining us for DragonCon! In addition, he is the writer for the comic Black Eyed Kids. Aftershock Comics has some of the industry’s best talent on their comics and many of them will be in attendance at DragonCon as well!

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Duncan Rouleau – Guest 2017

by on Jul.27, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Duncan Rouleau joins us for his first DragonCon! He has drawn many titles for DC & Marvel, written & drawn Metal Men, and co-created Big Hero 6 in the pages of Alpha Flight. He is a founding member of the Man of Action Animation writing studio responsible for creating Ben 10, Generator Rex, and scripts for many popular animated series.

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Steven T. Seagle – Guest 2017

by on Jul.25, 2017, under Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Guests

Let’s welcome Steven T. Seagle to his first DragonCon! He has been the co-writer on Sandman Mystery Theater, the author of Grendel: Devil in our Midst, written various superhero titles including Superman and X-men, wrote the Eisner Award winning Vertigo graphic novel: It’s A Bird, and he was a co-creator of Big Hero 6. He is a founding member of the animation writing studio, Man of Action that created Ben 10 as well as wrote scripts for many hit animated shows!

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