WonderCon 2014 Panel Schedule

BABSCon is only a few days away. However, if you cannot attend, WonderCon is taking place in Anaheim, CA the same weekend. Below is the panel schedule from My Little Pony to Steven Universe. 

The first panel spotlight will be a Steven Universe panel on Friday, April 18th.

Cartoon Network: Steven Universe

Believe in Steven! Fix your eyeballs and earlobes on the Steven Universe panel, brought to you by Cartoon Network! You won’t want to miss the magical guardians of this new comedy dish, or sing, or whatever…on all things Steven!
Friday April 18, 2014 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Room 300DE
The next panel will feature all of the Hasbro IDW comics, also taking place on Friday.

IDW & Hasbro: Transformers, G.I. Joe, and More!

Join editor and writer John Barber and a host of all your favorite creators for a sneak peek behind all of IDW’s Hasbro titles. Transformers! G.I. Joe! My Little Pony! Littlest Pet Shop! Prizes! Announcements! Q&A…and more?
Friday April 18, 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Room 213
On Saturday, Katie Cook, the writer of the My Little Pony main comics, will be on a panel about being on a creative team versus going solo with phenomenal writer, James Robinson moderating.

Comic Creators: Playing Well with Others

What is it like to work on a comic with a partner? How does that differ from being the sole person responsible? Join moderator James Robinson (Starman) as he discusses whether or not creating comics is a team sport with creators Katie Cook(My Little Pony), Jim Pascoe (Undertown), Sara Ryan ( Bad Houses), and Cully Hamner(RED).
Saturday April 19, 2014 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Room 207
Have creator’s block? Join My Little Pony: Micro-Series #4 writer Barbara Kesel for tips and strategies to cure that block.

Where Do Ideas Come From?

For artists and writers who get stuck-veteran writer/editor Barbara Randall Kesel(MLPFIM: Fluttershy, Meridian, Hawk & Dove) brings proven tips, tricks, and strategies for vanquishing those blocked brain cells and deadline demons! Part information, part motivation, all entertaining!
Saturday April 19, 2014 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room 210A
Since Steven Universe will be joining BOOM! Studios alongside Adventure Time and Regular Show, it wouldn’t hurt to check out what BOOM! has in store for the Crystal Gems in the comics.

We Are BOOM!

Last year was a banner year for BOOM! highlighted by the release of the company’s first feature film, 2 Guns (starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg), and new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox. Archaia joined BOOM! as a new imprint, the all-ages KaBOOM! line-up expanded, and the newest imprint BOOM! Box launched. BOOM! Studios founder and CEO Ross Richie, VP of publishing and marketing Filip Sablik, and editor-in-chief Matt Gagnon share their mission to create the future of comics…now.
Saturday April 19, 2014 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Room 208
On Sunday, Katie Cook gets her spotlight panel with fellow MLP comic writer, Thom Zahler moderating.

Spotlight on Katie Cook

WonderCon Anaheim special guest Katie Cook is here! Katie is currently the main writer of IDW’s hit comic My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, is the creator of the webcomic Gronk, AND has done art for Marvel, Fraggle Rock, Star Wars, and so much more! She will be talking about writing comics, drawing comics, creating all-ages comics with edge, and cat jokes. Katie will have her pens in hand and a projector so she can take quick-fire drawing suggestions while she talks, so join Katie and moderator/fellow comic maker Thom Zahler for an hour of Q&A, drawing, and learning way too much about Katie!
Sunday April 20, 2014 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Room 208
My Little Pony writer, Charlotte Fullerton, will be on a panel about creating awesome female characters alongside New Teen Titans writer, Marv Wolfman.

Beyond Clichés: Creating Awesome Female Characters for Comics, Film, and Video Games

Explore the past, present, and future of female character creation for comics and video games. Panelists examine the traps of common tropes, clichés, and stereotypes while discussing how content creators can create wonderful, relatable, and realistic female characters. Moderator Adira Edmund (JustStart’s Windy Hollows, MA English Literature) is joined by Neo Edmund (Red Riding, The Alpha HuntressKaijudo Rise of the Duel Masters), Charlotte Fullerton (Ben 10 Omniverse, My Little Pony), Clare Kramer (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Geek Nation), and Marv Wolfman (Teen Titans, creator of dozens of comic characters).
Sunday April 20, 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Room 210A
Finally, one last panel discusses IDW’s kids comics from My Little Pony to Powerpuff Girls

IDW Publishing: Kids Comics! Ponies, Turtles, & More!

Editor Sarah Gaydos and a host of amazing creators discuss the growing slate of all-ages titles at IDW-including My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures, Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Ghostbusters, Popeye, KISS Kids, and more! Plus, free comics!
Sunday April 20, 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Room 213
As for the Artist Alley, you can find these My Little Pony comic artists at their respected tables here:
Katie Cook…………………………………………………………………………………AA-161
Tony Fleecs……………………………………………………………………………… AA-130
Thom Zahler Art Studio……………………………………………………………….AA-186
That’s all for WonderCon. Enjoy the California conventions this weekend.

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