FAN EXPO DALLAS INDIE COMIC CELEBRATION [Pre-Show Report]

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While Fan Expo Dallas brings a number of legendary comic creators to Dallas every year, they also take care to honor the local independent artists and fan organizations that make up the fandom community.  This year, these Indie Comic Stars will be hosting a number of panels as part of Fan Expo’s festivities, in addition to being honored guests on the convention floor.

 

Participating Guests 

Shonuff Studios (Terry Parr/ Halo Toons) – Aerobicide: The Extreme Ninja Workout
Booth Location – A191

David Degrand – Writer/Artist of Spongebob Comics, The Simpsons, and Uncle Grandpa
Booth Location – P43

David DoubThe Trials and Tribulations of Miss Tilney, Dusk and many more.
Booth Location – A192

Pamela BuchunamEditor of Queerflections and Divinity Reimagined
Booth Location – A190

Eliamaria M. Crawford Elia in a Box
Booth Location – A189

Dianita’s Art
Booth Location – A188

Panel Schedule – Saturday

Self Publishing Comics/Indie Comics
Saturday at 2:15 pm – Theater 6

Want to make comics? Come learn from these Indie Creators and they share their tips and experiences.

Guests – Pamela Buchunam, Eliamaria M. Crawford, Heather Williamee (Illustrator, Animator, and Game Developer) and Christian Mcgowan (Comic Creator and Illustrator).

 

North Texas Nerd Communities
Saturday at 6:00 pm – Theater 6

Do you love meeting fellow nerds and geeks at conventions?  Wish you could do more fun nerdy stuff around the Metroplex?  This panel will give you the scoop on all the cool geeky things going on around North Texas!

Guests – David Doub, Robert Goodrick (Heroic Inner Kids), Terri L Bailey (Cause To Play) and Justin Rojas (Team Envy – Overwatch, Formerly of Funimation)

 

Panel Schedule – Sunday

Latino Comics
Sunday at 3:00 pm – Theater 6

“Si se puede: Latinos in indie comics” – Latino artists will reveal what it takes to create and promote their work. They’ll share their influences and challenges in the world of creator-owned comics .

Guests – Hector Gonzalez Rodriguez III (El Peso Hero), Eliamaria M. Crawford and Ray Ramos (656 Comics)

About Matt Morrison

Matt "Starman" Morrison is The Grand Exalted High Macha of Raspur - a non-existent but real-sounding country. He has been writing about comics since before the word "blogging" was coined. He enjoys acting, role-playing, movie-riffing and sarcasm. You can follow his adventures on Twitter, @GeekyGeekyWays.

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