I’m heading back to Iowa for Wizard World Des Moines — one of the most endearing shows in the circuit! Don’t miss out on all the great creators, cosplayers, and celebs…including STAN “THE MAN” LEE!!! I seriously can’t even wait! And since you’ll be around, check out all the AMAZING panels I’ve got on deck — whether you’re a fan or future creator, we’ve got something fun for you!
5:30-6:15 pm Only Sheep Eat Rotten Tomatoes (Rm 106) BEHOLD sweet children — you’re being led astray!!! Critics have roasted and lampooned the DC cinematic universe, leaving a ROTTEN taste in the mouths of fans. But self-publishing comic writer, Victor Dandridge will reveal how Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman, and Suicide Squad are the foundations of possibly the greatest franchise in cinematic history.
6-6:45pm Spider-Man: Homecoming 101: Everything You Need to Know about Spidey and The Vulture (Rm 106) With excitement building for Spider-Man: Homecoming, longtime Spider-Man comics group editor and writer Danny Fingeroth, Spider-Man artist Mikey Babinski, and geek-supreme Victor Dandridge, talk about the history of the hatred between the webs linger and the Vulture, which started back in the second issue of Amazing Spider-Man and is the central conflict of the upcoming movie.
12-12:45 pm VIPs of Self-Publishing (Rm 105) Self-publishing creator, Victor Dandridge, heads 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.
1:15-2pm Stan Lee Meet & Greet (Moderator) (Rm 105) Exclusive only to Stand Lee Platinum VIP
2-2:45 pm Set Phasers to Stun: A CONversation with Marina Sirtis Intro (Rm 107) Come listen to Counselor Deanna Troy herself, talk about her experiences — from her start in theater to “Star Trek” to voice acting in fan-favorites like “Disney’s Gargoyles”, “Adventure Time”, and”Family Guy.”
3:30-4:15 pm Love at First Bite: A CONversation with James Marsters & Emma Caulfield (Main Stage) They’re your sexy, supernatural series favorites! Spike and Anya are here to talk all things Buffy the Vampire Slayer and beyond. Moderated by Victor Dandridge.
4:30-5:15 pm The Charmed Life: A CONversation with Holly Marie Combs & Brian Krause (Main Stage) We’ve got the stars of Charmed — and we’re going to ask them all about it! Moderated by Victor Dandridge.
5:30-6:15 pm It’s A Me, Charles Martinet: A CONversation with the voice of Super Mario! (Intro) (Main Stage) He’s been the voice of Nintendo’s Super Mario since 1995, and Charles Martinet is here to tell you all about it!
7-9pm Wizard World Costume Contest (Main Stage) Hosted by our very own superheroes Victor Dandridge and Brit Bliss, the Wizard World Comic Costume Contest is NO joke! Anyone interested in participating, sign up at the Wizard World Info booth inside the exhibition floor on Saturday.
12-12:45 pm U Cre-8 Comics Presents: Character Crafter (Rm 105) Are you the next GREAT comic creator?! Take the Raconteur’s challenge and design your own character from start to finish. Establish powers, design costumes and create an origin story and more with U Cre-8 Comics — the PERFECT jumpstart to YOUR comic universe! Hosted by (the dreamy) Victor Dandridge.
1-1:45 pm Daydream Believing: A CONvo with Micky Dolenz (Rm 107) Hey, hey — he’s a Monkee! The inimitable Micky Dolenz, vocalist, and drummer for the Monkees, is here to tell you about his experiences in music and entertainment. Moderated by Victor Dandridge.