Top Friday Events

12:30pm to 1:30pm: COMICS: FROM CHAOS TO CABALA: DEMYSTIFYING THE MAGIC(K) IN COMICS: Understand the connection between the Supernatural and Superhero with a panel that examines the groups and individuals whose ideas creep into our favorite stories. ROOM 201

12:30pm to 1:30pm: OVERWATCH LORE AND MORE: Panel about overwatch origins, lore and more. All overwatch for the ones who can’t get enough. ROOM 303

12:45pm to 1:45pm: INTRODUCTION TO COSPLAY & PROPS: Are you looking to start cosplaying or wanting to learn basic skills and techniques? Then this is the class for you!!! Join TGS Props as they reveal the beginner skills to get you started in the magical world of Cosplay and prop building! ROOM 402

1:15pm to 2:15pm: COSPLAY: BODY POSITIVITY IN COSPLAY: Discuss how to overcome criticism to feel more confident in a hobby you love regardless of your size, race, gender, or anything else you feel is restricting you. ROOM 305A

1:30pm to 2:30pm: HOW SESAME STREET STARTED W/GUY HUTCHINSON: Guy Hutchinson details the history of Sesame Street starting at the very beginning. Guy shares rare video and fascinating stories about the beloved and iconic TV show. Guy Hutchinson is the author of Sesame Place, the official history of the world’s only Sesame Street theme park. BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

1:45pm to 2:45pm: BEYOND STEAMPUNK: Alternate history has so much more to offer than Victorian vampires on velocipedes. Explore other empires and divergence points throughout history as we discuss where and when else the history could change. ROOM 303 – VIDEO GAME STAGE

2:00pm to 3:00pm: SKETCH DUEL: GEORGES JEANTY VS. PAUL PELLETIER: Enjoy putting these amazing artists to the test as you influence what they are going to draw during this interactive Q&A. ROOM 402

2:00pm to 3:00pm: WEIRD CREATURES OF THE CAROLINAS: Join paranormal investigator (and professional creature builder) Cher Lambeth as she talks about the weird creatures that call the Carolinas home, and also learn just how easy it can be to fake evidence attempting to prove their existence. ROOM 305B

2:30pm to 3:15pm: COSPLAY: RUNWAY COSTUME CONTEST: A runway style costume contest showcasing our favorite heroes and villains that is open to ALL attendees! Costumes may be of any hero or villain in comics, cartoons, movies, anime, video games, etc.. Costumes may be handmade or store bought. Register at Booth #1321. ROOM 306A-C
3:00pm to 4:00pm: SOCIAL: SPEED FRIENDING: Let’s get to know one another a few questions at a time in a setup we call SPEED FRIENDING! ROOM 303

3:15pm to 4:45pm: FSCW PRESENTS: MURDER AT WWE 2K18: FSCW’s own Jason Cade and Matthew Palmer are here to crush your dreams and destroy your gaming soul as you go head-to-head with them in WWE 2K18. BALLROOM C – FSCW ARENA

3:15pm to 4:15pm: COMEDY: PINEAPPLE SHAPED LAMPS: IMPROV COMEDY SHOW: No script? No problem. Pineapple-Shaped Lamps brings you their always original, spontaneous improv show! Featuring classic improv games and long-form improv, there will be plenty of audience participation. Be there and bring your suggestions! ROOM 402

3:15pm to 4:15pm: GUY HUTCHINSON’S VHS-VA-VA-VOOM: Guy Hutchinson scrapes the very bottom of his VHS collection to bring you the strangest, funniest and most unusual clips your eyeballs will ever be exposed to. Educational films that teach nothing! Monster films that scare no one! Commercials that make you want to avoid products! It’s all here, so you should be too! ROOM 305B

3:30pm to 4:30pm: VOICE OVER 101: With Josh Petersdorf, Monica Rial, J. Michael Tatum, Arryn Zech, and, the man of any hour, Dana Snyder, this roundtable of professional voice actors will focus on sharing their experiences of breaking into the business and address the common misconceptions of their craft and careers! ROOM 306A-C

3:45pm to 4:35pm: MICHAEL CUDLITZ SPOTLIGHT Q&A: From the battlefields of France in Band of Brothers, to the streets of LA in Southland, and (of course), in the forests of Georgia in The Walking Dead, a Michael Cudlitz discussion is always one fans should not miss. BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

3:45pm to 4:45pm: COMICS: MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN COMIC BOOK: Join Independent Comic Book Creators and Publishers Dave Watcher (Scar Tissue), Michael Kingston (Headlocked), and Creature Entertainment (Ravenous, Tommy) for a discussion on how they do it, and how you can too! ROOM 305A

4:15pm to 5:15pm: VIDEO GAMES: FALLOUT – A HISTORY: Join self-admitted Fallout Fanatics AlwaysLoveLorn and Chiki Cosplay with the Fandames Initiative as they go through the history and lore of the Fallout series from Vault Dweller to Sole Survivor. If you ever wanted to learn about the games before Fallout 4, this panel is for you! ROOM 303 – VIDEO GAME STAGE

4:45pm to 5:35pm: MICHAEL DORN SPOTLIGHT Q&A: The man behind one of the most loved characters in Star Trek history is here to sit down with you, but unlike his alter-ego Worf, any subject is one he’ll love to talk about! BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

4:45pm to 5:45pm: WOMEN IN VOICE ACTING: Join Fullmetal Alchemist’s Caitlin Glass (Winry Rockbell), Naruto’s Maile Flanagan (Naruto Uzumaki), Voltron’s Kimberly Brooks (Princess Alura), Persona 5’s Erica Lindbeck (Futaba Sakura), RWBY’s Arryn Zech (Blake Belladonna), and Overwatch’s Elise Zhang (Mei) as they discuss the changes in media for all genders, its cultural effects, and how the industry continues to change. ROOM 306A-C

5:00pm to 5:45pm: HILLBILLY JIM “WRESTLING LEGEND” Q&A: From the classic age of WWE, comes the Man among Men himself, Hillbilly Jim! Get to know this larger than life personality and newest WWE Hall of Famer. BALLROOM C – FSCW ARENA

5:00pm to 6:00pm: SKETCH DUEL: LEGENDS EDITION W/ MIKE GRELL, TOM GRUMMETT, & BOB MCLEOD: ROOM 305A

5:30pm to 6:30pm: GAME DESIGN: A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Join tabletop & video game designer, Justin Achilli, as he discusses some of the aspects of game production that players don’t often consider. Get an insider’s point of view on bug fixing, iterative design, and what it’s like to work for big game studios. ROOM 303 – VIDEO GAME STAGE

6:00pm to 6:50pm: STEVE BLUM Q&A: No matter the generation or the taste, Steve Blum has likely entertained you from Marvel and DC cartoons, to Ben 10, Resident Evil, even Star Wars! Now come see the man behind the voices and enjoy a trip through his plethora of personalities! ROOM 306A-C

6:15pm to 7:15pm: COMICS: INCLUSION IN COMICS: Trevor Von Eeden, Chris Visions, and Buzz will share their insights into the subject of diversity in comics from the creators to the content. ROOM 305A

6:45pm to 8:45pm: FSCW: FANTASY SUPER COSPLAY WRESTLING: Be amazed by titanic clashes as heroes and villains from Comic Books, Anime, Video Games, and TV vie to become the ultimate champion of Supercon! BALLROOM C – FSCW ARENA

6:45pm to 7:35pm: LOU FERRIGNO Q&A: Join The Incredible Hulk star as he discusses his amazing career of bodybuilding, acting, and voice acting. BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

7:00pm to 8:00pm: TOM KING Q&A: He’s known for his work on The Vision for Marvel Comics, and he’s the current artist on Batman for the Rebirth. ROOM 306A-C

7:00pm to 8:20pm: COMEDY: LISA CORRAO SPACE FORCE COMEDY SHOW: You’ll laugh your astronauts off as this basket of deplorable comedians set forth to conquer the galaxy with wit and quips. ROOM 402

7:30pm to 8:30pm: COMICS: HACK/SLASH: THE COMIC BOOK PANEL: A panel that cuts to the quick as Tim Seeley and and Tini Howard answer your questions about the new Hack/Slash and the future for the series. ROOM 305A

7:45pm to 8:45pm: STEAL THAT VOICE AFTER DARK w /Feodor Chin, Erica Lindbeck, James Mathis III, Monica Rial, J. Michael Tatum, and Chris Parson: The Supercon game show where your favorite Voice Actors read famous (and not so famous) scenes from R-Rated movies, TV, cartoons, and commercials in their craziest character voices! BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

8:00pm to 10:00pm: FRIDAY NIGHT V.I.P. PARTY: MARRIOTT HOTEL BALLROOM

8:15pm to 9:15pm: P. L. McCall II’s THE VILLAIN: A panel discussion looking back at the roots of villains within fiction. ROOM 305B

8:30pm to 9:30pm: COMEDY: PINEAPPLE SHAPED LAMPS: FANFIC THEATRE: Enjoy an evening of easy listening as some of our cast and crew read actual fan fiction, written by people with an awful lot of free time on their hands. ROOM 402

9:00pm to 10:30pm: COMEDY: DRUNK ON DISNEY MASTER CLASS: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson take you on a lively journey through the works of the Disney company, telling stories, reminiscing, and basically doing whatever they can to fill an hour of your time. BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

9:30pm to 10:30pm: SOCIAL: SPEED FRIENDING: Let’s get to know one another a few questions at a time in a setup we call SPEED FRIENDING! ROOM 306A-C

9:45pm to 10:45pm: GO TEAM VENTURE: THE ART AND MAKING OF THE VENTURE BROS: Ken Plume sat down with series creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer and wrote a book about the creation and history of The Venture Bros. Come find out all the deep dark secrets you’re dying to learn about! ROOM 402

9:45pm to 11:45pm: WRESTLING: QUEENS OF COMBAT: See some of today’s hottest independent wrestlers like Penelope Ford, Maria Manic, Willow Nightingale, The Sea Stars, Shotzi Blackheart, Veda Scott, Zeda Zhang, Madi Maxx, and Angel Rose for some late-night extreme action as these female furies make an unforgettable night of mayhem. For mature audiences only. BALLROOM C – FSCW ARENA

10:00pm to 11:00pm: BASIC ARMOR PATTERNING WORKSHOP: Attendees will get to take part in patterning their own bracer the same way we do at Ribbons and Rivets. All tools and materials are provided and they will leave with their own bracer mock up to be later crafted with leather, metal, plastic or however they see fit. ROOM 305A

10:00pm to 1:00am: SUPER AFTER PARTY: MARRIOTT HOTEL BALLROOM

10:30pm to 11:15pm: COSPLAY: SUPERCON’S SUPERGIRLS & SUPERBOYS “LATE NIGHT” COSTUME CONTEST: A special “Late Night” runway style costume contest showcasing our favorite heroes and villains! Costumes may be of any hero or villain in comics, cartoons, movies, anime, video games, etc.. Costumes may be handmade or store bought. 17+ to enter contest. Pre-Register at Booth 1321. BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS

10:30pm to 1:00am: SUPERCON KARAOKE: HOURS OF NON-STOP KARAOKE! ROOM 306 A/B/C

11:00pm to 1:00am: PINEAPPLE SHAPED LAMPS: THE ROOM (17+ ONLY): Marvel at the awe-inspiring mastery of nonsense, join a chorus of classic quotes, and don’t forget the spoons! Prop bags available, audience participation required. ROOM 402

11:30pm to 1:00am: MY GEEK GODDESS NERD BURLESQUE SHOW: Cartoons aren’t just for saturday mornings anymore, join us Friday Night for are cartoon inspired nerdlesque showcase! Watch as some of your favorite animated characters are brought to life and reimagined in ways only MyGeekGoddess can, Scantily Clad, Sassy and Sexy! Join us for our first of two shows at Raleigh Supercon. BALLROOMS A/B MAIN STAGE EVENTS