SoonerCon 28 Event Schedule

SoonerCon Event Schedule

SoonerCon 28 is June 7-9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Plan your SoonerCon weekend now by clicking on a guest profile to see their appearance schedule or download a PDF of the event schedule using the buttons below.

Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A

New Ancestral Myths

Writers, artists, and editors discuss recent works which combine characters from ancient myths with modern themes, situations, and aesthetic trends in order to create stories about today's concerns with mythical resonance. What do they actually say about ourselves in the current moment?

Panelists: Mel. White, Lou Antonelli, Carolyn Kay, Michael R. Martin, Caleb Masters

Tracks: Writing & Publication, Art, Comics

Tags: Panel

Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A1

Superhero Creation Class

Learn quick-drawing techniques for sketching superheroes with Okie Comics Magazine's publisher and Equinox Comics artists. Kid-friendly. Limit 15 participants.

Panelists: Jeff Provine, Kent Clark, Johnnie Johnson

Tracks: Comics, Business & Marketing

Tags: Workshop

Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma H

Superhero School

New World Comics presents Avengers assembled, featuring MCU and comic book favorites.

Panelists: Buck Berlin, Hazel Conley

Tracks: Kids, Comics

Tags: Performance

Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

Endgame, and the Future of the MCU

Discuss the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the year's exciting new additions to the franchise and what Endgame means for the future of some of our favorite superheroes.

Panelists: Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Phillip Hollecker, vickey malone kennedy, Ethan Nahté

Tracks: Film & TV, Comics

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

The Art Robotic

From mechs and jaegers like Optimus Prime, Hal 9000 to Johnny 5 to Bubo to Bender, Maschinenmensch to Mars rovers to Robby the Robot and R2-D2, how awesome is it to draw robots? Celebrating one of sci-fi art's all-time favorite subjects and the techniques artists use to bring them to life.

Panelists: Jerry Bennett, Kent Clark, Teddy Harvia, Kevin Hopkins, Terry Southard

Tracks: Art, Comics

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Eight Decades of Superman

Superman first appeared in June of 1938, in Action Comics #1, then got the first self-titled superhero comic the following year. How has pop culture's iconic hero changed or stayed the same? And we'll recall that brief, dark time in the 90s when the world went without him (he got better).

Panelists: Matthew Price, Mark Alfred, Buck Berlin, Kent Clark, A. Lee Martinez, E.T. Wardwell

Tracks: Comics

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A1

Drawing Dynamic Figures for Comics

Time to show your comic's characters to the world. This demo by artist Eric Osborn will show figure-drawing techniques for comic books.

Panelists: Eric Osborn

Tracks: Art, Comics

Tags: Workshop

Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A1

How to Make Comics Workshop

A workshop for creators interested in making comics! Okie Comics Magazine publisher and author Jeff Provine leads this hands-on how-to for creating comics. Supplies provided, limit 15 participants.

Panelists: Jeff Provine

Tracks: Comics

Tags: Workshop

Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Golden Age Comics - Art and Influence

Panelist R. Cat Conrad, has had to cancel this year's appearance. This Presentation will be post-poned indefinitely.

Pop-culture enthusiast and artist R. Cat Conrad connects the Lichtenstein dots in this presentation and discussion on Golden Age comics as the foundation for much of what we see in SF and movies today.


Tracks: Comics, Pop Culture & Entertainment

Tags: Presentation

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