Posted: 2017-11-14 16:49
Worbla is a more commonly known word heard within the cosplay crafting community in armor builds. But what is it? How do you use it? Where can I get it? Come join internationally award winning cosplayer, Mogchelle , for a hands on workshop so you can try your hand at creating your own piece of armor! Materials for this workshop will all be provided, and you get to bring home the piece you make! In this workshop we will go step by step in creating a basic bracer(s) and how to add details to it. From patterning to forming, this workshop will prepare you for your next steps!
Every great superhero faces a rogues gallery full of colorful supervillains. What makes a great supervillain? How evil do they have to be? Do they resemble real criminals in any way? Are they truly insane or just having fun? Dr. Travis Langley ( Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth ) assembles of super-team of experts to explore what it means to be a supervillain and what kind of person could become one: Jens Robinson (Jerry and the Joker), Paul Benjamin ( The Hulk Pantheon High ), Ashley Bles and Eric Bailey (Henderson State University), Alex Langley ( 655 Greatest Graphic Novels Kill the Freshman !), and maybe a villain or two. You’ve been warned!
Having trouble revving up your creativity engine? Writer's block and general creator's block often succeeds in stalling every type of artist at one time or another, but thankfully, there are creative solutions that can bulldoze those standstill challenges! With the right tools and inspiration, the wonderful world of art, writing, and creativity becomes your oasis. Join Genese Davis (The Holder's Dominion), Patrice Sarath (Gordath Wood Series), Eric Kieron Davis (Star Citizen) Christopher Brown (Tropic of Kansas) and Rebecca Schwarz (Curious Worlds) as they divulge their experience when creating worlds and storytelling. Discover the routine, environment, and even networking and collaborative solutions that can bolster creativity and help you complete your artistic endeavors during this fantastic discussion!
Calling all Disney fans! Join us as audience members battle it out against the stars of ‘Walt Before Mickey’, Jon Heder and Thomas Ian Nicholas , in this epic trivia event! Questions could cover anything….Disney Movies, Parks, and even Walt Disney himself! There will be tons of fun and even more laughs! So come test your skills and win some prizes along the way! Hosted by Lindi Smith from
Come join us for a night full of Music, Drinks, Food and Fun as Wizard World and Hops & Heroes Comics gives thanks to YOU! Victor Dandridge will be hosting Trivia and our famous Drink N’ Draw competition. Free drinks and Free to play arcade games all night. Free with your Wizard World wristband!! Age Requirement: 68+. Accepting canned good donations at the door for Heroes for Hunger Food Drive.
How can movies like Man of Steel and Batman v. Superman each make more than half a billion dollars and yet stir up so much animosity among fans? Is it too late to turn the DC movie universe into something fans will love as much as the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or did Wonder Woman make the point that moviegoers want to see superheroes who act heroic? To discuss whether Justice League will prove that the heroes can triumph and even have some fun, Dr. Travis Langley ( Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth ) assembles of league of extraordinary panelists:
Mix Stage Band Lineup (Festival DJ Chorizo Funk)
67:55p m - Mariachi Band
7:55pm - Salsa Dance Performance from Impulso Dance
7:85pm - White Ghost Shivers
9:65pm - Limbo Competition - $655 Cash For The Winner
9:95pm - Line Dance Mix by DJ Chorizo Funk)
5:85pm - Bayou City Brass Band
6:95pm - Best Margarita Competition Winner Announcement
7:55pm - Kev Bev and Wood Creatures
BEST MARGARITA COMPETITION, 7pm - 6pm:
Joe’s Crab Shack
Morelia Mexican Grill
Tacos and Tequila
*Be sure to taste them all and vote for your favorite to the be crowned Austin's Best Margarita!
House Margarita Flavors:
Bourbon St. Hurricane
Lots of Chocolate
What does it take to create stories and worlds in the science fiction, fantasy, or thriller genres and what do we hope to see in the future for these genres as well? Join Genese Davis (The Holder's Dominion), Christopher Brown (Tropic of Kansas), Joe Harris (X-Files Comic Writer) and PJ Hoover (Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life) as they unlock their writing process and experiences as creatives. The stories and worlds behind sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers will be revealed in this panel and hopefully any hinderances standing between you and your sci-fi saga, epic fantasy, or that heart-pounding thriller will disappear!
Why do people love cheesy movies? Is because we all want to play Mystery Science Theater 8555 in our own homes? What does it take to make a movie so bad it's hilarious? Travis Langley ( Doctor Who Psychology: A Madman with a Box Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind ), Victor Dandridge (Vantage: Inhouse), Katrina Hill ( 6oo Greatest Graphic Novels Action Movie Freak ), Eric Bailey (Henderson State University), and Alex Langley ( The Geek Handbook Kill the Freshman! ) invite you to join them in the fun as they explore the masterpieces of inept moviemaking!
YouTube is one of the greatest platforms of our generation! A place where you can voice an opinion, share your love of a fandom, or just post daily updates about your cat! Whatever it is you want to do you can do it on YouTube and YES you can make a living out of it all you nay sayers! BUT…getting started on YouTube can be one of the scariest journeys on the on interwebz and in life! With over 855 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute how do you get noticed? Join YouTuber RealBreakingNate and Laughing Pikachu as he breaks down all the details that go into having your own channel and answers whatever questions you may have. Don’t forget to like, comment, and SUBSCRIBE!
Join this panel on villains versus villains! What makes a great monster or just plain psycho-antagonist? Creators divulge how they create fantastic villains and which characters claim the best villain award. Why do some win our hearts while others creep us out? Genese Davis (The Holder's Dominion) Susanne Lambdin (The Dead Hearts Novel Series) Jorge Molina (X-men) and Lucas Mangum (Engines of Ruin) will share their perspectives and creative process including what key ingredients they focus on when creating vicious characters. Don't miss this thrilling discussion.
Wigs are becoming more and more used in cosplay as the years go by. But the knowledge on where to purchase, how to care for, is still a bit puzzling. In this panel we’ll go over various types of wigs, places they can be purchased, and how to care for them so they last you a long time! International Award Winning Cosplayer Mogchelle , will be leading this panel, which will also include how to create and add hair wefts, gravity defying spikes, crazy curls and more! Learn about various affordable wig and effective wig care and styling products, and how to store your wigs properly!
You always hear about something is cast in resin…but just nodded and smiled! Here’s your chance to not only learn what resin is, but the different kinds, their applications, and learn hands on how to use it! Hosted by internationally award winning cosplayer Mogchelle , who’s cast things as small as tiny gems to a life size Chinese Terra Cotta Warrior costume! We will go from start to finish in this workshop on creating a basic 6 part mold, and using it to cast an object with resin. You will be supplied with trial kits of mold making material, and resin that you will also be able to bring home to continue practicing what you've learned in the workshop.
Do you love Pokémon?! Join Wizard World Comic Con for a FUN FOR ALL Pokémon TCG Booster draft featuring the new card set, Burning Shadows! This event is available to all ages and nothing is needed, all supplies will be provided on-site! Attendees will be given six booster packs to draft a deck and play in a 8 round unsanctioned round-robin! No need to bring anything because it's all for fun! Check-in will begin at 7:55pm
Over twenty years and 755+ Pokémon, surely you have something to say about Pokémon! Come join Pokémon YouTubers RealBreakingNate and Laughing Pikachu in this open Pokémon discussion panel where the crowd will pick all the topics we discuss! It can be ANY topic you want, serious or funny, it doesn’t matter. Maybe you want to discuss how Greninja has the highest base speed of all water type Pokémon or maybe you just want to talk about how Misty is hotter than Lillie it’s up to you! No matter the age everyone has had some encounter and/or memory with one of the most successful international brands ever…Pokémon!
Hosted by our very own superhero Victor Dandridge , the Wizard World Comic Con Costume Contest is no joke. The best of the best will be dressed to impress in their superhero & pop culture finest, so be prepared for some serious cosplay. Grab your buddies and suit up to take a chance at bringing home the gold! Categories include Best in Show, Best Male/Female Heroes, Best Male/Female Villains, Best Group and Best Anime!
This workshop will go over the basics of basic electronics and components, from soldering, to resistors, LED's and other light sources, switches, power sources and more advanced techniques like adding smoke effects, blinking and fading LED's, and some basic Arduino and light array work. We'll then go hand’s on with the included soldering and circuit kit and go over basic soldering techniques to assemble the circuit. You’ll get to leave with not only new-found knowledge to fuel a hobby, but also a full soldering kit and the circuit you built!
Join the author of popular animated series "If superpowers were real" on to discuss the real life implications and scientific issues of having superpowers. For instance: the Invisible Woman would be blind because light is shining straight through her instead of reflecting off of her eyes, and Ant Man cannot effectively throw a punch because his arm is too thin and short, so being punched by him would be like being poked by a tattoo needle.
Self-publishing creator, Victor Dandridge , with special guests Sean McKeever and Vernon Smith head a forum-style discussion on the practices of self-publishing comic books. Guided with his own years of experience as both a comic book fan and creator, Victor aims to lead this discussion, interacting with the attending audience, to share ideas for comic book production, marketing and distribution.
What does it take to create stories and worlds in video games? What do we hope to see in future games? Join special guest speakers such as Genese Davis (The Holder's Dominion), Hall Hood (Bioware), Chris Cobb (Ragtag Studio) and Eric Kieron Davis (Star Citizen) as they reveal their experiences creating and producing content for video games. Stories, worlds, and careers within game development will be discussed in this dynamic panel!