Huntsville Comic Con 2018

Schedule of Events

This list will grow! Please check back often for updates.

THURSDAY – March 29th, 2018

7 PM

Flash Gordon Movie Screening begins. See the classic 1980 movie with the awesome Queen soundtrack on a big screen! With the star, “Flash Gordon” himself, Sam Jones! Q&A session afterwards. More info HERE. Tickets must be purchased separately from the convention tickets for this separate event. Location: RR#9. (Outside near the Water Tower)

FRIDAY – March 30th, 2018

12 PM

Con opens. Dealers, Artists, and Vendors are ready to go. Fun begins! Admission is at Door #4. (Entrance)

LUNCH

Start off the con right! Eat the best sandwiches in Huntsville at The Happy Tummy, our Official Convention Restaurant for the second year in a row!

1 – 1:45 PM

North Alabama Cosplayers Club (NACC) COSPLAY PANEL! Are you looking for information on cosplay and what it is? Never cosplayed before, but want to try it? Or maybe you’ve done some cosplay before, but don’t know any other cosplayers? Hear about everything the NACC can do for you. Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

3 – 3:45 PM

Meet Maximus the Eagle Owl, live and in person! Maximus, soon to be the star of his own graphic novel, is from Rise Raptor, Inc, a non-profit educational organization for Raptors (Birds of Prey). There will be a video presentation as well! Meet Maximus and learn amazing things! Website: Rise Raptor

5 – 5:45 PM

A Panel Talk with HeroClix World Champion gamer Howard Brock. Find out how he won BOTH the Solo and Doubles championships in 2017. What does it take to be a gaming superstar? A fascinating conversation for gamers and non-gamers alike! A must for HeroClix fans! Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

5-7 PM

Registration for the Pet Cosplay Show. Registering early is recommended. No more registrations accepted after 7 pm. Rules and Regulations HERE. Location: Admissions Door #4 (Entrance)

6 – 6:45 PM

A Panel Talk with Joseph Michael Linsner about his work on the legendary Indie comics character “Dawn” and his recent work for Marvel and DC Comics. Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

8 PM

Con closes. But the day isn’t over… Pet Cosplay Show begins.

8 PM

Pet Cosplay Show begins. Location: RR#9. (Outside near the Water Tower)

SATURDAY – March 31st, 2018

10 AM

Con opens. Dealers, Artists, and Vendors are ready to go. Fun begins! Admission is at Door #4. (Entrance)

11 – 11:45 AM

Quick Draw Kid’s Event! A timed drawing challenge for kids. Fun for all skill levels. Free for ticket holders. Drawing materials supplied. Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

11 – 4 PM

Be the Artist. Kids event. Drop in and paint our own comic-inspired art on canvas! Location: 203 Second Floor.

LUNCH

Start off the con right! Eat the best sandwiches in Huntsville at The Happy Tummy, our Official Convention Restaurant for the second year in a row!

12 -12:45 PM

Meet Maximus the Eagle Owl, live and in person! Maximus, soon to be the star of his own graphic novel, is from Rise Raptor, Inc, a non-profit educational organization for Raptors (Birds of Prey). There will be a video presentation as well! Meet Maximus and learn amazing things! Website: Rise Raptor

1 – 1:45 PM

North Alabama Cosplayers Club (NACC) COSPLAY PANEL! Are you looking for information on cosplay and what it is? Never cosplayed before, but want to try it? Or maybe you’ve done some cosplay before, but don’t know any other cosplayers? Hear about everything the NACC can do for you. Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

1 – 2:45 PM

David Nuttall of Artimaps will be performing 10 minute Human Terrain Map drawing sessions. These will also be watchable as a spectator sport!, so a mix of demonstration and audience participation. Cost to participants ($10 each with a badge). Watch for free! Location: Studio 308 (3rd Floor)

2 – 2:45 PM

Flash Gordon / Ted Panel with Guest-of-Honor Sam Jones. Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

3 – 3:45 PM

Stranger Things Panel with guest Cade Jones. What’s it like behind the scenes of Netflix smash hit series? Location: Studio #150 (Past Entrance/Dealers Room on 1st Floor)

3:30 – 5 PM

David Nuttall of Artimaps will be performing 10 minute Human Terrain Map drawing sessions. These will also be watchable as a spectator sport!, so a mix of demonstration and audience participation. Cost to participants ($10 each with a badge). Watch for free! Location: Studio 308 (3rd Floor)

4 – 6 PM

Registration and Pre-Judging (in full costume) for the Cosplay Show. Early arrival is strongly recommended. There may be a cutoff if entrant numbers are very large. No more registrations accepted after 6 pm. Rules and Regulations HERE. Location: Admissions Door #4 (Entrance)

6 – 9 PM

Wakanda Art Party. Calling all Kings and Queens of the nation…. Marvel in the culture that is Wakanda! Experience genre-bending sound that stays true to youthful influences while expanding artistic future boundaries. Beat on the ceremonial drums! Join DJ Father Freedom and the Denise Onwere Gallery! Location: 203 Second Floor. More info HERE.

8 PM

Con closes. But the day isn’t over… The Cosplay Contest begins.

8 PM

Cosplay Contest begins. Location: RR#9. (Outside near the Water Tower)