Check out Friends of E[G] at Phoenix Comicon 2015

If you haven’t yet heard, Educating [Geeks] is heading back to Phoenix Comicon! We have got some great panels in store for you this year: Sleepy Hollow (S2), American Horror Story: Freak Show, Jurassic Park, We’re All Warrior Princesses, Arnie in the 80s, a game of Heads Up and let’s not leave out SQUEEFEST, where you get to vote on the hottest hottie of geek Hollywood!

We, however, are not the only ones with fun and interesting panels this year. We’ve included handy links to add these to your conquest if any of these panels tickles your fancy. So, Check out what the Friends of E[G] have on their agenda, and make sure you stop to say hello if you bump into some of us there, because we’re planning on attending as many of these as we can!!!

Friends of E[G] Panels

Shall We Play A Game? 

Sunday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm , West 102A

This panel is strongly recommended for youth. Come join Very Awesome Girls PHX as they discuss the games they love, and help you pick out games that will be worth your while (and money!)

PUGS (Phoenix Ultimate Geek Smackdown)

Opening Rounds

Thursday, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, North 231

Watch as 16 fans compete in some heated debates on some pretty absurd comicon related topics during this qualifying round!! Don’t miss it!

Final Rounds

Friday, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, North 231

Come and join us as we watch the finalists from Thursday’s qualifying round duke it out for the championship! Who will be crowned Geek King/Queen?!

Star Trek Fan Films

Saturday, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, West 104

This particular panel will show three fan-made Star Trek movies that we just can’t wait to watch! This collection of shorts includes Prelude to Axanar, which we know all about thanks to our friends at Trek.Fm. Hope to see you there.

National Comedy Theatre Phoenix

Image: National Comedy Theatre

Image: National Comedy Theatre

When they’re not working on team building workshops or improv comedy classes at their home location in Mesa, NCT (aka National Comedy Theatre) are dousing audiences with their performances, especially their Spoof N Cinemas!! They’ve got one scheduled each day, so make sure you come join them and watch as they create new dialogue for some of your favorite shows. You never know what to expect!

Spoof N Cinema: Doctor Who

Thursday, 9:00pm – 10:00pm, North 229

Spoof N Cinema Mash Up Presents The Clone Wars (18+)

Friday, 8:30pm – 9:30pm, Renaissance Hotel Grand Ballroom

Spoof N Cinema: Goosebumps

Saturday, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, West 211

Spoof N Cinema Mash Up Presents The Clone Wars

Sunday, 1:30pm – 2:30pm

*Also, make sure you stop by the NCT booth, 11118, for some great items!!*

Panels with E[G] Hosts

Educating [Geeks] hosts will also be joining some panels created by our Comicon buddies. Make sure to stop by:

Science of the Golden Age of Tomorrow

Friday, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, North 232

Join geek hosts Alice and Megan at this panel to hear about some of the coolest ideas the 50’s and the 60’s introduced to us, and are they at all possible?

Doctor Who – For the LGBT Whovians

Saturday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, North 228

Doctor Who with a rainbow twist! Join geek hosts Sara and Krissy as they discuss why Doctor Who resonates with people of all kinds and orientations.

From Script to Screen: Bootstrapping Your Sci-Fi Film (Film School)

Thursday, 3:30pm – 4:30pm, West 103

Join our geek host, Cassie, for some awesome tips on on the process of taking a story from script to screen. You won’t want to miss this!

Exhibitor Hall Booths

But, not only will Educating [Geeks] be going to the above mentioned panels, we will also be frequenting our favorite booths in the Exhibitor Hall (aka Showroom). We are sure you’ll love these vendors as much as we do!

World of Rynaga – Both 7095

Eric Torres has had some amazing ideas that have come alive throughout the years, and he shares it with us through art, books and games. See what he has to offer at this one-of-a-kind booth!

Cats Eye Curiosities – Booth 8119

Looking for Steampunk Jewelry? Something unique? Something not seen in the average, mundane world? Check out Cat’s Eye Curiosities to find your next favorite peice.

Bella & Bruiser – Booth 11118

Do you have kids? Sabrina Thompson creates amazing upcycled play clothing for cool kids everywhere . She’ll have a variety outfits available at her booth. Check it out!

Voyage Trekkers – Booth 12116

Come and show your support at the Artist’s Alley and meet the worst starship crew in the Galactic Union! You can talk to them about their hilarious web series, or check in and see how production for their movie is coming along. Whatever the topic, Voyage Trekkers will make your visit worthwhile!

Sideways 8 Studios, Jeff Pina – 13120

What’s better than reading comics? Why, making your own of course!! Visit Jeff Pina at his booth and check out his creations. They are sure to be a hit. He also has a huge variety of prints and original artwork available that covers all your fandom needs.

All About Books and Comics – 11084

One of our all time favorite comic book shops All About will have a booth at con right before they move into their brand new location on Camelback. Drop by and say hello, they’re bound to have some great items before their big move!

The Film Festival

Need to wind down from the craziness that is Phoenix Comicon? Tired of the hustle and bustle of getting to panels, photo ops, the food court and the exhibitor hall? Well never fear, Phoenix Comicon Film Festival (run by Tony Sabal) is here and they provide you with that opportunity!! For all four fun-tastic days, they will be showing an array of films, so make sure you take some time to sit, kick back and relax and watch some films in rooms West 103 and 104.

We at Educating [Geeks] hope you make the best of your time at Phoenix Comicon this year!

If you’re a Friend of E[G] and you’ve got a panel at Phoenix Comicon 2015, please let us know in the comments section below, or send us a note through Facebook. Follow the #EGCon conversation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram during the event, and don’t forget to add your favorite panels to Conquest! That includes our panels too!!