SCHEDULE

Creator Track

Pre-Recorded

Fandom Track

After Event

Monday – June 21, 2021

How to Craft a Hero - 5:00PM - 6:00PM (EST)

People say they don’t fall in love with a story, they fall in love with the characters. What skills go into crafting a compelling, empathetic, lovable, and memorable hero? It’s not enough to beat the big bad by the end of the story, so what elements should be considered and are there elements to avoid? And what happens when you go from mild-mannered hero to superhero?

Author Reading - 6:15PM - 6:45PM (EST)

Reading: A.M. McPherson & Michelle Monárrez

The only thing better than a superb novel featuring superheroes is hear the voice behind the talent. Get a sneak peek into the worlds created by the authors at Superhero-Fiction.com. Put on some headphones and sit back and be transported to a world filled with extraordinary heroes. Novels are available on www.superhero-fiction.com.

BIPOC Diversity in Marvel & DC - 7:00PM - 8:00PM (EST)

What does it mean to see a character that looks like you? Within the last few years, there has been an explosion of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) diversity in both Marvel and DC. This includes content creators as well as the characters they develop. This panel will discuss and explore the positives and negatives and explore how this will continue evolving in the future.

Honest Trailer Watch Party - 8:30PM - 9:30PM (EST)

Join us in Discord as we watch the reality behind superhero movies. We’ll be sharing some of our favorite episodes of “Honest Trailers” by Screen Junkies. Of course we’ll be talking about the good and the bad of these superhero movies as we laugh at the inherent absurdity behind directoral decisions.

Tuesday – June 22, 2021

Building an PRG - 5:00PM - 6:00PM (EST)

Ever play a role playing game and thought it’d be awesome to take an idea and make your own? Or do you have a universe you’ve been working on and wanted to take the leap from narrative to interactive gaming? What are the first steps in creating your own role playing game? What frame works are available? And is there potential to go from hobby to business?

Author Reading - 6:15PM - 6:45PM (EST)

Reading: Alicia McCalla & Trish Heinrich

The only thing better than a superb novel featuring superheroes is hear the voice behind the talent. Get a sneak peek into the worlds created by the authors at Superhero-Fiction.com. Put on some headphones and sit back and be transported to a world filled with extraordinary heroes. Novels are available on www.superhero-fiction.com.

Anime & Magna Superheroes - 7:00PM - 8:00PM (EST)

How do Anime and Manga break the mold? What are they doing that we want to see more of? The genre of powered heroes has crept into the world of Anime and Manga and it’s providing entirely new stories for fans. From One Punch Man to My Hero Academia to Ultraman, we are seeing Anime and Manga produce compelling stories featuring superheroes. 

Tiny Supers Live Play - 8:30PM - 9:30PM (EST)

Join us in Discord as we watch a group of season table top gamers dish out carnage with Gallant Knight’s minimalist RPG, Tiny Supers. This table top game is designed to be streamlined, easy to play, and fun for all ages. Hop in Discord and cheer for our champions while chatting with fellow geeks.

Wednesday – June 23, 2021

How to Write Superhero Romance (18+) - 5:00PM - 6:00PM (EST)

Want to write stories where superheroes kiss? There is nothing more fun than talking about Clark Kent in the streets and Superman in the sheets. But wait, there are rules when writing romance? How does the inclusion of superpowered individuals alter the standards of romance? What should you avoid and what should you exploit? Find out as these authors tell their saucy secrets.

Panel is NSFW

Author Reading - 6:15PM - 6:45PM (EST)

Reading: Karen Diem & Dawn Vogel

The only thing better than a superb novel featuring superheroes is hear the voice behind the talent. Get a sneak peek into the worlds created by the authors at Superhero-Fiction.com. Put on some headphones and sit back and be transported to a world filled with extraordinary heroes. Novels are available on www.superhero-fiction.com.

DC Animated Series - 7:00PM - 8:00PM (EST)

From more than fifty stand alone movies to series such as Batman The Animated Series, Justice League Unlimited or Young Justice, DC sets and raises the bar on animated adaptations. How do they continue to make such compelling stories that create a cult-like following? What is it about the animated medium that fits superheroes so well? We’ll be delving into our favorites. Prepare for plenty of recommendations.

Fan Film Watch Party (18+) - 8:30PM - 9:30PM (EST)

Join us in Discord as we watch Fan Films dedicated to our favorite superheroes. We have musicals, special effects spectacles, and compelling story lines. This is the epitome of geekdom, fans watching fans. We’ll be watching and chatting in Discord. (No Cameras/Mics Necessary)

Thursday – June 24, 2021

Captivating World Building - 5:00PM - 6:00PM (EST)

World building isn’t unique to superheroes. Whether it be video games, books, comics, or television, the setting in which the story takes place has the potential to enrich and draw the audience in. How do you weave your world into the story to make it flow seamlessly? This panel will discuss what works and what doesn’t while providing practical examples to help you create a detail-rich universe.

Author Reading - 6:15PM - 6:45PM (EST)

Reading: Franklin Kendrick & Andrew Kirschner

The only thing better than a superb novel featuring superheroes is hear the voice behind the talent. Get a sneak peek into the worlds created by the authors at Superhero-Fiction.com. Put on some headphones and sit back and be transported to a world filled with extraordinary heroes. Novels are available on www.superhero-fiction.com.

Romance in Superhero Media (18+) - 7:00PM - 8:00PM (EST)

In every superhero tale there is a thread of romance. Sometimes it is the focus of the story and other times it is an element happening behind the scenes. Why do we love seeing superheroes in love? What are some of the best relationships portrayed on screen and what are some of the worst? What movies and televisions have really maximized on the romance to the point where it hits you right in the feels? Join us as we discuss all things powers and love.

Panel is NSFW

NSFW Author Readings (18+) - 8:30PM - 9:30PM (EST)

Looking for something a bit naughtier? The writers of Superhero Romance are taking to the stage to show what happens when superheroes get frisky. Listen as they read the secret sex lives of superheroes. Grab a cocktail and hear the saucy side of the superhero genre.

Friday – June 25, 2021

Adapting Works into Comics - 5:00PM - 6:00PM (EST)

The ultimate geek achievement: creating your own comic book. The explosion of independent creators in comics means this is the perfect time to make your idea a reality. But where do you start? What if your artistic skills aren’t up to snuff? How do you approach other creatives to discuss collaborations? This panel will give you the frame work to reach your geek goals and while giving you behind the scenes information to get you started.

Author Reading - 6:15PM - 6:45PM (EST)

Reading: Jeremy Flagg

The only thing better than a superb novel featuring superheroes is hear the voice behind the talent. Get a sneak peek into the worlds created by the authors at Superhero-Fiction.com. Put on some headphones and sit back and be transported to a world filled with extraordinary heroes. Novels are available on www.superhero-fiction.com.

Non DC/Marvel Superheroes - 7:00PM - 8:00PM (EST)

Superheroes are no longer limited to companies like DC or Marvel. Independent publishers are seeing their comics turned into television shows and movies alongside original stories by Netflix and Hulu. Are we seeing an evolution of the superhero archetype? What does this mean for supers on the big screen? And what are the must-watch shows and movies featuring gifted people? We will be talking the good and bad while making recommendations to add to your watchlist.

Superheroes in Concert - 8:30PM - 9:30PM (EST)

Join us in Discord for this superhero-centric dance party. Over the years there have been some amazing songs dedicated to the superheroes we love. We’ll be featuring Geek based bands and songs about superheroes. While the music is playing, you can chat with other superhero geeks in discord. (No Cameras/Mics Necessary)

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This