Saturday, September 15, 2012

Fencon Dallas Sept 21-23

I'm going to Dallas next week to talk comics, King Arthur and Doctor Who on some panels and hang out with a lot of cool geeks.

If you're in the area, come check it out. Much fun will be had, and I will bring books!

My Fencon schedule:

Friday  6:00 PM  - 7:00 PM  Red Oak  
Talkin' About My Regeneration (M)

Description: Time Lords originally had twelve lives. Now maybe it's 401. What's changed? What can kill a Time Lord?

B. Hale , A. Porter , K. Sullivan , S. B. Taylor , P. Roberts *


Friday  8:00 PM  - 9:00 PM   Pecan


Saturday  10:00 AM  - 11:00 AM  Red Oak  
Return of Son of Super-Hero Summer

Description: Just like 2011, this summer has seen a flood of great superhero movies at the box office! How do you think it went, and do you think the movies are getting better or worse?

J. Anealio , A. de Orive , C. Medellin , P. Roberts , R. Rogers , A. Porter *


Saturday  7:00 PM  - 8:00 PM  Live Oak  
There and Back Again (Again) (M)

Description: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" will be out within a couple months, and expectations are high.  Panelists discuss casting, the breaking of the story into multiple movies, the soundtrack, the special effects, and other related topics.

T. Eber , M. Fletcher , F. Summers , P. Roberts *


Saturday  8:00 PM  - 9:00 PM  Live Oak  
50 Years of Web-Spinning & Smashing

Description: Come celebrate the birthdays of Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk, two of the greatest radiation-affected heroes of all time.

Ma. Finn , P. Roberts , C. Sledge , S. Patrick *


Sunday  10:30 AM  - 11:00 AM  Gallery  


A. Porter , P. Roberts , R. Rogers


Sunday  1:00 PM  - 2:00 PM  Addison Lecture Hall  
King Arthur in the 21st Century (M)

Description: Despite the fact that strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government, the story of King Arthur has been told and retold over the centuries.  Each time it gets updated, it gets a new take and a whole new audience.

P. David , A. Porter , G. Warfield , P. Roberts *


Sunday  3:00 PM  - 4:00 PM  Elm  
It's... (Monty Python's Flying Panel) (M)

Description: Enjoy some Owl Stretching Time as we discuss the greatest sketch comedy show ever. Monty Python changed the face of comedy forever, and for some reason science fiction fans still love it today. We want to know why.

D. Rainbolt , S. B. Taylor , P. Roberts *