Sally Hamilton

Sally Hamilton

Artist / Fan / Panelist Guest / Writer

Sally Hamilton is a 10-year veteran of the DFW Writers Workshop and has taught classes about the writer/graphic designer relationship at DFWCon. Her work has appeared in the anthology Strange Afterlives, and has written many posts for the Totally the Bomb blog. Her day jobs include graphic design, illustration, and hocking (rarely cursed) antiques. She reads comic books, watches cartoons, and has entirely too many long discussions with her husband, A. Lee Martinez, about both. She welcomes discussion with you about comics, anime, and cartoons in general. You can check out some of her art at



Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Boomer A

Anime Diamonds in the Rough

There are dozens of new anime every season, not counting the hundreds already released with established, decades-long fandoms. This panel will look at some hidden gems that fans may have overlooked.

Panelists: Sally Hamilton, Capt. Sean MacTaggart, Brittany Ellis, J.H. Fleming, Sarah Wiedenheft

Tracks: Anime, Fandoms

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Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: Boomer A

Name that Pokémon

For those who aren't familiar with Pokémon, come take a guess at the names of these funny-looking creatures in a-style game.

Panelists: Summer Rain Cosplay, Kimber Chessmore, Sally Hamilton, David "Oak" Rice

Tracks: Anime, Gaming

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Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: University C

The Shining Women of Anime

Female protagonists are some of anime’s most fiercely capable, beloved, and admirable characters. Women and girls in anime reimagine cultural views on power, duty, beauty, wish fulfillment, and coming-of-age storytelling. How do empowering gender roles in anime create new twists on Japanese lore and its fantastic legends?

Panelists: Summer Rain Cosplay, Courtney's Cosplay, Sally Hamilton, Honor Lychee, PinkCherry Cosplay, Sarah Wiedenheft

Tracks: Anime, Culture & World Affairs

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