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Friday, April 27
 

6:00pm

The Unintended Hiatus

What to do when the world comes crashing in. How to avoid, or recover from, the evil webcomic "hiatus". Time management for artists.


Speakers
AF

Ahmed Fahim

Ahmed draws comics as a hobby. A really, really, ridiculously obsessive hobby.
avatar for Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris has been making webcomics for ten years, including YU+ME: dream, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space!!!, and Meaty Yogurt. She sometimes does standup and sometimes does burlesque and always makes bad puns. She won an Emmy last year and is now determined... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2012 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Stanley

7:00pm

My Biggest Mistake

We all make mistakes in the world of Webcomics. Come here about our biggest mistakes and how we dealt with them.


Speakers
AF

Ahmed Fahim

Ahmed draws comics as a hobby. A really, really, ridiculously obsessive hobby.
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.


Friday April 27, 2012 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Stanley

10:00pm

Social Media and the Webcartoonist

Diversification or Dilution of audience. What role should social Media play in the webcartoonist's world.


Speakers
AF

Ahmed Fahim

Ahmed draws comics as a hobby. A really, really, ridiculously obsessive hobby.
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.


Friday April 27, 2012 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Steamer
 
Saturday, April 28
 

11:00am

Line Work - The Anchor of the Image

Discussion of the importance of line work in graphic storytelling.


Speakers
avatar for Joe Foo

Joe Foo

Creator of Desmond's comic. Like apple pie.
avatar for Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris has been making webcomics for ten years, including YU+ME: dream, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space!!!, and Meaty Yogurt. She sometimes does standup and sometimes does burlesque and always makes bad puns. She won an Emmy last year and is now determined... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Rolls/Royce

11:00am

Open Source Characters: Octobrianna and Jenny Everywhere

Exploration of open source comic characters


Speakers

Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Bugatti

12:00pm

Crash Course to Webcomics v1.0: Getting Your Feet Wet

A reworked "course" for webcomics beginners. Simplified structure, more time for Q&A


Speakers
AF

Ahmed Fahim

Ahmed draws comics as a hobby. A really, really, ridiculously obsessive hobby.
avatar for Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris has been making webcomics for ten years, including YU+ME: dream, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space!!!, and Meaty Yogurt. She sometimes does standup and sometimes does burlesque and always makes bad puns. She won an Emmy last year and is now determined... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Stanley

2:00pm

Crash Course to Webcomics v2.0: Webcomic Website Design

A non-technical presentation that can be easily done as a workshop. Designed to point out flaws and strong points of webcomic websites.



Saturday April 28, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Rolls/Royce

4:00pm

Publishing Your Comic

Self-published? Direct to Print? Kickstarter funding for large order? Discuss.


Speakers
avatar for Joe Foo

Joe Foo

Creator of Desmond's comic. Like apple pie.


Saturday April 28, 2012 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Thomas

5:00pm

DC Comics' New 52 Discussion Panel

With DC Comics' latest comic universe reboot, what good and bad have come out of it?


Speakers
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.


Saturday April 28, 2012 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Rolls/Royce

6:00pm

How I Create Characters

Joe Foo discusses the creation of Desmond plus gives you a sneak preview of a new character he has created for a secret project. Foo will break down the concept design of these characters and explain how these characters evolved.


Speakers
avatar for Joe Foo

Joe Foo

Creator of Desmond's comic. Like apple pie.


Saturday April 28, 2012 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Knight

11:00pm

Cinematic for the People

Cinematic For The People, a live-action "open source" version of MST3K, presents a dastardly double feature!  The team will be tackling Atomic Rulers from Outer Space and the world premiere of Invasion of the Bee Women, with games, prizes, and candy for all in attendance.


Speakers
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.


Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00pm - Sunday April 29, 2012 1:50am
Rolls/Royce
 
Sunday, April 29
 

9:00am

Comics and the Human Body

Rob Liefeld is notorious for his treatment of the human body. Come hear our panelists discuss what has gone right and wrong (very, very wrong) in the world of comics and how to deal with the reality of the human body.


Speakers
avatar for Joe Foo

Joe Foo

Creator of Desmond's comic. Like apple pie.
avatar for Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris

Megan Rose Gedris has been making webcomics for ten years, including YU+ME: dream, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space!!!, and Meaty Yogurt. She sometimes does standup and sometimes does burlesque and always makes bad puns. She won an Emmy last year and is now determined... Read More →
avatar for Alex Heberling

Alex Heberling

Alex Heberling hails from Columbus, Ohio, and has been making comics for the web since 2005. She currently produces Alex’s Guide to a Life Well-Lived, a slice-of-life journal-ish comic that updates twice a week. Her previous work, a fantasy epic titled Garanos, was recently completed... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2012 9:00am - 9:50am
Rolls/Royce

9:00am

ReBoot Fan Panel

ReBoot was the first CGI television series, and had a cult following that helped bring it back to broadcasting, twice.


Speakers
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.


Sunday April 29, 2012 9:00am - 10:50am
Dearborn - BIG TOP

11:00am

Coloring in Photoshop

Remember your first coloring experience and trying to stay "inside the lines?"  Come for a demo featuring something a bit more advanced - coloring in Photoshop.


Speakers
avatar for Alex Heberling

Alex Heberling

Alex Heberling hails from Columbus, Ohio, and has been making comics for the web since 2005. She currently produces Alex’s Guide to a Life Well-Lived, a slice-of-life journal-ish comic that updates twice a week. Her previous work, a fantasy epic titled Garanos, was recently completed... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Rolls/Royce

11:00am

Crash Course to Podcasting

An introductory course to the world of podcasting.



Sunday April 29, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Royale

12:00pm

Working in Sketchbook Pro

Demo of the gesture-based drawing software


Speakers
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.


Sunday April 29, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Rolls/Royce

1:00pm

Webcomic Beacon Live

Live Beacon Podcast


Speakers
AF

Ahmed Fahim

Ahmed draws comics as a hobby. A really, really, ridiculously obsessive hobby.
AS

Adam Smithee (aka Jim Hanson)

I am author and artist of Webcomic Hell and Apple Valley amongst others, host of the podcast The Tropecast (part of the Webcast Beacon Network), founder and current host of Cinematic For The People, a live-action riffing experience.
avatar for Alex Heberling

Alex Heberling

Alex Heberling hails from Columbus, Ohio, and has been making comics for the web since 2005. She currently produces Alex’s Guide to a Life Well-Lived, a slice-of-life journal-ish comic that updates twice a week. Her previous work, a fantasy epic titled Garanos, was recently completed... Read More →


Sunday April 29, 2012 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Dearborn - BIG TOP