Friday, March 6, 8:00 PM Pre-Party Meet and Greet/Will Eisner Birthday Party at Austin Books & Comics, 5002 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin TX 78751
Saturday, March 7: Show Hours 11 AM – 6 PM, at the Marchesa
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Life in Panels: Autobio Comics with Jess Fink, Kate Leth, & Dean Trippe. Moderated by Wayne Alan Brenner
“Indie comics hotshots Jess Fink (We Can Fix It!), Kate Leth (Kate or Die!), and Dean Trippe (Something Terrible) discuss the process and effects of recounting their personal origin stories in comics form.”
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Hire This Woman with Jamie Kinosian, C. M. Bratton, E.K. Weaver, Maria-Elisa Heg & Jeanne Thornton. Moderated by Janelle Asselin
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Q&A with Babs Tarr, Brooke Allen, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters. Moderated by Annie Bulloch.
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Spawning Diversity in Games with Hall Hood (Bioware), Lynnea Glasser (Bioware, Made Real Stories), Fabian Parker (Bioware), Kathryn Long (Bioware), Cat Musgrove(Trouble Impact). Moderated by Paul Benjamin
Off site – 9:00 PM Live Art Show Benefit for KOOP Radio at Shangri-La, 1016 E. 6th St., Austin TX 78702
Sunday, March 8: Show Hours 12 PM – 6 PM at the Marchesa
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Pitching Comics by Janelle Asselin. Moderated by Meredith Nudo
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: POC/Queer/Women in Zines sponsored by AIGA Austin, with Isabel Ann Castro, Sixto J. Zavala, & Ashley Hicks. Moderated by Claudia Zapata & Claudia Gizell Aparicio-Gamundi.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Hillbilly Philosopher – Screening and Q&A with Justin Buschardt, Jonathan Hubbell, Tad Catalano, & Danu Uribe. Moderated by Aaron Walther.
Both Days: Mindzai Creative live on-site screen-printing STAPLE! t-shirts in the Lobby!