Multi-Purpose Event Center 1000 5th St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301

October 26th - 27th

Sat: 10:00am-9:00pm, Sun: 10:00am-4:00pm

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Wichita Falls Comic Expo

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Wichita Falls COMIC EXPO:  PANELS AND EVENTS SCHEDULE

 SATURDAY   MAIN EVENTS THEATRE   PANEL ROOM 

Join these international cosplayers down such an embarrassing memory lane that is so shocking--it doubles as an entertaining halloween campfire story time! These professional costumers have years of ups and downs and this is your time to know all the hot tea on your favorite cosplay idols! 

ROSANNA ROCHA, OHMYSOPHII, MISSY MAYHEM

CONVENTION HORROR STORIES COSPLAY EDITION

12PM-12:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

See voice acting in your future? have questions about the industry? Love anime and video games and are curious about the behind the scenes? You've come to the right place! These young talented voice actors will divulge any industry secrets they have! of course thats as long as you show up to ask it! 

VOICE ACTORS: DAMAN MILLS, AMBER LEE CONNORS

VOICE ACTORS TELL ALL VOICE ACTORS' Q&A

1PM -1:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

From beginner to more advanced techniques I will be discussing and demonstrating editing cosplay photography by breaking down one of my popular edits. Topics I will be covering include compositing a cosplayer into a new environment or modifying their current one, adding effects with stock assets, skin retouching, layer masks, and selection techniques. Bring a laptop and follow along or just watch!

Open to questions that I can tackle live. Software: I will be using the Adobe suite: Photoshop, Bridge, Illustrator, and After Effects!

ROXAS STUDIOS

Editing Visual Effects into Cosplay Photography

1PM -1:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

What an incredible opportunity for you to talk geek and pop-culture "shop" in this group discussion and Q&A with Comic Book Men's Ming Chen! What does he really think about the new Joker movie? How are they handling Birds of Pray? What does Ming Chen think is in store for Phase 4 of the MCU? Find out at this Panel! 

COMIC BOOK MEN'S MING CHEN & MODERATED BY MCUBED

Pop Culture World DominatioN WITH MING CHEN

2PM - 2:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

This workshop will present several tabletop role-playing systems and walkthrough how you and your friends can create a campaign that plays out in your favorite fandom, universe, or fictional setting. Old and new gamers alike are welcome, as we spell out the features of different hack-friendly RPG systems and explain what genres and settings work best with which games. Tone, style, player motivation—we’ll tackle a bit of everything as we work through ideas presented by the attendees.

 GAME DESIGNER AND PUBLISHER CALVIN JOHNS AT ANTHROPOS GAMES IN ASSOCIATION WITH TABLETOP GENERALS

How to Play your favorite Fandom as an RPG

2:30PM - 3:15PM     PANEL ROOM

With having been on FoxTV's Bones for 12 seasons who is the true King of the Lab? Ask your burning questions to Eric Millegan in this group discussion and Q&A! Did you know he makes music? How was his time on Law & Order? Tell him about your Zack Addy Fan fiction? The possibilities are endless in this panel! 

BONES' ERIC MILLEGAN & MODERATED BY MCUBED

Is Zack Addy King of the Lab? WITH ERIC MILLEGAN

3PM - 3:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

Have you ever wanted to make your own manga and didn't know where to start? Getting started can be intimidating, which is why I wanted to share some tricks to make the process less daunting. Join me and I will share my knowledge of the process, followed with a Q&A

ARTS COUNCIL WICHITA FALLS INC. KELLY LAND

YOUR VISION, YOUR MANGA: A CREATIVE GUIDE

3:30PM - 4:15PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

Zack Ward was born to play Scut Farcus in A Christmas Story. He is without a doubt the world's most famous (and lovable) bully! Zack Ward is prepared to take all of your questions! Ask about how he scored the role of Scut Farcus out of 100's of kids! Did he enjoy his death in Freddy VS Jason? And most importantly, how's the wife?

A CHRISTMAS STORY'S ZACK WARD & MODERATED BY MCUBED

The Most Famous Bully WITH Zack Ward

4PM - 4:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

If you are a contestant in this competition it is mandatory that you show up on time. if you fail to appear and check in you will forfeit your spot in the competition. Optional pre-judging will take place during this set up time. Please sign up by 3:30pm at the Cosplay Sign up booth with Alecta Arcana in the Vendor Hall.

ONLY OPEN TO CONTESTANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

COSPLAY SET UP & PREJUDGING

4PM - 5PM     PANEL ROOM

Don't miss your chance to see all of the amazing costumes of Wichita Falls Comic Expo up on stage in their full glory! We will have esteemed Professional Makers and Crafters as our Judges to officiate the contest! Along with our guest Host, the ever entertaining Megamike! Cosplayers who wish to enter, please sign up before 3:30pm at the cosplay sign up booth in the community zone! 

JUDGED BY LUCKY GRIM, TIFFANY GORDON, AND SLEDGE HAMMER & GUEST HOST MEGAMIKE

WFCEXPO Cosplay CoMPETITION

5PM - 5:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

There will also be a concert featuring Melancholiaah!, a J-pop musical artist with the goal of creating a feeling of love and acceptance with each other and oneself. Indulge in the raw emotion in her unforgettable performance, and stay after the concert to celebrate at her CD Let’s Meet At the End of the World Release party!

J-POP ARTIST MELANCHOLIAAH! & GUEST HOST MISSY MAYHEM

Melancholiaah! Concert & CD Release Party

6PM - 7:45PM    MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

Do you think you have what it takes to be crowned WAIFU CHAMPION? How far are you willing to go to defend your waifu’s honor? How about your husbando’s? Hosted by WHEREDAWAIFU, join us for a battle of true wit and moxie as you test your mettle against other would be waifu warriors to see who has the best waifus of them all. Only true Waifu Warriors may be crowned, and there can only be ONE- WAIFU CHAMPION! #wheredawaifu

WHERE DA WAIFU & GUEST JUDGES DAMAN MILLS & AMBER LEE CONNORS, AND OHMYSOPHII

Where Da Waifu Wars (18+)! HOSTED BY WAIFUWEAR

8PM - 8:45PM    MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

Oh no! The day is over but you don't want the fun to end? Continue the party that is Wichita Falls Comic Expo and attend the Halloween Bash at The Deep End Bar and Arcade on Jacksboro HWY! There will be WFCE official guests in attendance, a costume contest and arcade cabinets! The Deep End serves Beer and Wine, However they do allow you to Bring your own Liquor* (They ask that you purchase mixers and supplies at their bar to keep the fun going)! Cover is just $5! Bring your ID! Event is 18+!

5117 OLD JACKSBORO HWY, WICHITA FALLS, TX 76302

HALLOWEEN BASH(18+)CELEBRATING THE DEEP END'S 5TH ANNIVERSARY!

10PM - 2AM    THE DEEP END OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY

 SUNDAY   MAIN EVENTS THEATRE   PANEL ROOM 

For the crafting and creation lovers at Wichita Falls Comic Expo, we have our professional cosplayers and award winning creators to give you all of their best advice, tips and tricks! Have a project you're working on but got stuck? Want to know the best technique to make a sword? What materials should you use? How important is fabric choice? Learn that and more at this extensive Q&A!

SLEDGE HAMMER COSPLAY, TIFFANY GORDON COSPLAY

COSPLAY craftsmanship with professional crafters

12PM - 12:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE 

So you worked all week, all month, all year on your masterpiece and it seems you hardly made a dent. Your fingers bleed.  Your eyes ache with every blink. You can’t help but wonder if it’s all worth it.  Well hell yeah it is worth it!  Drop by this panel and let’s talk about how to stay motivated when the light at the end of the tunnel looks more like a looming freight train.

SMEETS CREATIVE OF CALIBER COMICS

How to Keep Going When your Pencil Feels like Lead

12:30PM - 1:15PM     PANEL ROOM

Voice actress Cynthia Cranz is no doubt a veteran in her craft! She has played ChiChi in Dragon Ball Z since the beginning of the entire series! She has unequivocally been dubbed "Anime Mom" of the anime and voice acting community! Want to learn how she got the name? See if she thinks your waifu is on pointe? You have every chance to ask your questions during this Q&A!

VOICE ACTRESS CYNTHIA CRANZ

I AM ANIME MOM WITH Cynthia Cranz

1PM - 1:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

This panel covers different approaches to player-character morality and motivation in tabletop role-playing games. Moving beyond the (in)famous 3-by-3 grid of Dungeons & Dragons, we will discuss how different games encourage or discourage different types of heroes, the pros and cons to various options, and the best ways to generate character motivation in sandbox campaigns. Chances are we’ll even dig through some classical philosophy. Aristotle anyone?

 GAME DESIGNER AND PUBLISHER CALVIN JOHNS AT ANTHROPOS GAMES IN ASSOCIATION WITH TABLETOP GENERALS

Outside the Box: Morality in Tabletop Gaming

1:30PM - 2:15PM     PANEL ROOM

Professional Artists are here to tell you about their experiences working in the industry! Do you see becoming a comic book artist in your future? These guys can tell you their first hand knowledge and advice from working with companies like DC and Capcom! Come prepared with questions and learn so much at this panel! 

JASON MEENTS, TIMOTHY LIM, JAMES HOSTLER

Creators IN THE INDUSTRY WITH PROFESSIONAL COMIC creators

2PM - 2:45PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

Do you have a confession you want to make about a waifu or husbando? Do you need to explain why you have so many different waifus? Have you been waiting for a chance to tell your real life husbando about your favorite full-time 2D boy? Is there something you got to get off your chest? A roast or otherwise? Join WHEREDAWAIFU on a journey through waifu and husbando appreciation. #wheredawaifu 

WHERE DA WAIFU

THE HOUSE OF WAIFU WITH WAIFU WEAR

2:30PM - 3:15PM     PANEL ROOM

Voice actress Cynthia Cranz is no doubt a veteran in her craft! She has played ChiChi in Dragon Ball Z since the beginning of the entire series! She has unequivocally been dubbed "Anime Mom" of the anime and voice acting community! Want to learn how she got the name? See if she thinks your waifu is on pointe? You have every chance to ask your questions during this Q&A!

SIGN UP FOR KIDS CONTEST AT COSPLAY CONTEST SIGN UP BOOTH IN COMMUNITY ZONE

CLOSING CEREMONIES & KIDS' COSPLAY CONTEST

3PM - 4PM     MAIN EVENTS THEATRE

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