May 14-15, 2022 | The Virginia Beach Convention Center | VA Beach, VA

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TIDEWATER COMICON MAY 12-13, 2018

SHOW HOURS: SAT 10-6 • SUN 11-5

Celebrity Photo Op Times Schedule:

Saturday:

Gates McFadden: 11:30 AM
Matt Ryan: 1:00 PM
Walter Jones: 2:00 PM
David Fielding: 2:30 PM
Greg Cipes: 3:00 PM

Sunday:

Walter Jones: 12:00 PM
David Fielding: 12:30 PM
Gates McFadden: 1:00 PM
Matt Ryan: 2:00 PM
Greg Cipes: 3:00 PM


Purchase Photo Op Tickets

Gaming Schedule

Game Zone open both days in the Exhibition Hall
Gaming Provided by Virginia Gaming Association both days in Suite 3

Panel Schedule

Saturday Panels

11AM

Main Hall: Tidewater 2018 Quick Draw Showdown!
Suite 5: TBA
Suite 4EDC: Fangirl is not a Dirt Word Panel
Suite 4BA: Star Wars: From a Kid’s Point Of View


12PM

Suite 5: The Tidewater Alliance Lightsaber Academy
Suite 4EDC: Some Assembly Required: Live Podcast
Suite 4BA: Superman! (And why we love him) Panel


1PM

Suite 5: GREG CIPES FAN Q&A PANEL
Suite 4EDC: NRW Presents: #TotallyAwesomeAsians! #PinoyPinayPride Edition Panel
Suite 4BA: Stop Wanting and Start Writing Panel


2PM

Suite 5: PETER DAVID FAN Q&A
Suite 4EDC: Cosplay on a Budget Panel
Suite 4BA: Meet the StormTroopers Panel


3PM

Suite 5: GO GO POWER PANEL: FAN Q&A with WALTER JONES AND DAVID FIELDING
Suite 4EDC: Can You Voice This?
Suite 4BA: Costume Building 101 Panel


4PM

Suite 5: MATT RYAN FAN Q&A PANEL
Suite 4EDC: Can You Voice This? 18 and Up
Suite 4BA: WHEN NERDS COLLIDE: LIVE PODCAST


5PM

Main Hall: COSPLAY DANCE OFF
Suite 5: PLAN B (LIVE COMEDY)
Suite 4EDC: Role With Us LIVE! – BAR FIGHT!
Suite 4BA: The New Release Wednesday Show Presents: #MultiMediaMayhem 2018!

Sunday Panels

12PM

Suite 5: GATES MCFADDEN FAN Q&A PANEL
Suite 4EDC: Little Evil Genius Panel
Suite 4BA: Blerd is the Word! Diversity, Inclusion in Geekdom! Blerdcon Panel


1PM

Main Hall: COSPLAY CONTEST JUDGING 1:30 – 3:30
Suite 5: WRESTLING Q&A PANEL With Tony Atlas and JJ Dillon
Suite 4EDC: Justin Garcia’s Cartoon Showcase
Suite 4BA: Fanboy Faceoff Panel


2PM

Suite 5: INDIE ARTIST 101: ADVICE AND STORIES
Suite 4EDC: Villains: We’re better than Heroes (and we know it) Panel
Suite 4BA: Let’s Be Reelz talks MCU vs. DCCU


3PM

Suite 5: Mighty Marvel Panel
Suite 4EDC: MAN POINTS LIVE PODCAST
Suite 4BA: Forging Your Foam: Cosplay Panel


4PM

Suite 5: LGBTQ Panel
Suite 4EDC: Cris Pelusa Mini-concert
Suite 4BA: TBA


5PM

Main Hall: END OF SHOW CEREMONIES AND COSPLAY WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS


Saturday

12PM

Drawing People You Know with Todd Webb:
Join cartoonist, Todd Webb, for a lesson in drawing simple caricatures.


1PM

Funny Faces with Jamar Nicholas:
Did you know that everything you draw starts with a shape? Hang out with Jamar Nicholas as he shows you how to create unlimited characters starting with basic shapes


2PM

Scribble Scramble! with Mark Mariano:
It’s time for the most epic drawing competition you have ever seen! Everyone competes in a series of quick-thinking drawing quests for the ultimate prize: The Scribble Scramble Championship belt. Your doodling destiny awaits


3PM

Make a Pokemon with John Gallagher:
Cartoonist John Gallagher helps you create and draw your very own Pokemon!


4PM

Draw A Little Dream with Chris Mariano:
Chris Mariano interviews kids and parents about their strangest dreams. Artists work together to bring their dreams to life on the drawing board.

Sunday

12PM

Let’s go Lego! with John Gallagher:
Cartoonist, John Gallagher, teaches you how to draw Lego versions of your favorite characters.


1PM

Superhero University with Chris Mariano:
OPEN TO FIRST 20 KIDS
You won’t be able to fly and it won’t give you super powers, but you will learn all the ins and outs of superheroics from the industry’s top professors. PLUS you’ll have fun making your own cape and superhero mask! Come to this workshop as a kid, leave as a superhero!


2PM

Your Life In A Comic with Todd Webb:
Learn how to turn your everyday life into a comic. Cartoonist, Todd Webb, will discuss the different styles of comics and drawing techniques, and share writing tips.


3PM

The Creation of Animation with Justin Garcia:
Animator, Justin Garcia, discusses the magic behind animation. Learn how cartoons go from an idea to the screen. Then grab a pencil and a sticky note pad and create a flip book animation of your own!


4PM

Imagination Aquarium with Jamar Nicholas:
Ever find yourself stuck for cartoon ideas? Put on your wetsuit and dive into the IMAGINATION AQUARIUM, where cartoonist Jamar Nicholas will help you catch ideas in your net and create awesome cartoons!

SATURDAY: 10:30AM-6PM
SUNDAY: 11:30AM-5PM

VIP ENTRY:
SAT: 10AM • SUN 11AM

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