FanXperience 2016: Top Twelve Panels

DC Super Hero Girls – World Premiere

DC Super Hero Girls

Saturday – 4:30pm – Grand Ballroom

Writer Shea Fontana hosts a look at DC Super Hero Girls™, the newest animated superhero series from DC Comics™. At Super Hero High, iconic Super Heroes like Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Poison Ivy, and Katana navigate all the twists and turns of high school.

Time Travel and the Nature of Light

Friday – 3:00pm – Room 255F

An in-depth discussion and scientific approach to time travel, hosted by Salt Lake Comic Con Co-Founder and Keynote Speaker Bryan Brandenburg. With new discoveries like gravitational waves impacting the field of physics every day, our understanding of space, time and light are constantly changing. Get ahead of the spacial curve by attending this enlightening event.

Secrets of ‘The Force Awakens: Visual Dictionary’

Saturday – 5pm – Room 250A

Author and Lucasfilm story development executive Pablo Hidalgo takes you inside the newly released Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary, a picture-packed exploration of the smash hit film. Find out the hidden histories of characters, locations, technologies and how such a book came together.

Twisted Toonz Voice Actor Script Read

Saturday – 3:00pm – Grand Ballroom

Our Salt Lake Comic Con Staff and Fan Favorite Panel returns as Jeff Zanini moderates FanXperience 2016’s “Twisted Toonz Voice Actor Script Read”! Join Bill Farmer (Disney™’s Goofy), Grey Griffin (Daphne from Scooby Doo™), Tony Anselmo (Disney™’s Donald Duck), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants™) and Jess Harnell (Wakko from The Animaniacs™) as they read a classic movie script in character as their many wacky voices. You won’t want to miss this rib-cracking experience, only at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2016.

Star Wars Jeopardy! Panel

Saturday – 10am – Room 250A

As the name implies, this is Star Wars Jeopardy, complete with category answers/questions, awesome audio/visuals, and prizes for the winners and select members of the audience! This panel is simply designed to provide FUN for the contestants AND the audience! My name is Dan Evans and I’ve been doing thematic Jeopardy games since 2005 at different events. It has always been well received and I look forward to do it again in front of the largest audience I’ve had yet at FanX!

Live Tapings of ‘Stuff You Missed In History Class’ Podcast

Friday – 7pm – Room 151A

Holly Frey and Special Guest Host Bryan Young will talk about the little-known history of Salt Lake City and Utah and their role in the history of cinema. From Chaplin and the Marx Brothers to John Ford and John Carter this promises to be a fascinating history lesson.

From Deadpool to the Justice League: A Discussion with Kevin Maguire and Fabian Nicieza

Saturday – 11am – Room 250A

Kevin Maguire is an American comic book penciller, known for his work on series such as Justice League, Batman Confidential, Captain America and X-Men. Fabian Nicieza is an Argentine-American comic book writer and editor who is best known for his work on Marvel titles such as X-Men, X-Force, New Warriors, Cable and Deadpool, and Thunderbolts, for all of which he helped create numerous characters. He is the co-creator of Deadpool.

Star Wars Original Movie Props and Wardrobe Collecting with Tom Spina and Pablo Hidalgo

Friday – 6pm – Room 250A

An insider’s look at one of the most exciting areas of Star Wars collecting – Original Film Props and Wardrobe. Learn about the uncovering of artifacts used in the creation of the Star Wars films and peak into private collections to see slideshows showcasing and dozens of amazing and incredibly rare original Star Wars props and costumes!

Stuff You Missed in History Class: Indiana Jones and the Nazis Obsessed With the Occult

Saturday – 3pm – Room 250A

Holly Frey and Special Guest Host Bryan Young tackle this Indiana Jones-inspired topic. What was the real-life story of Hitler’s quest for religious artifacts? How much did the films get right? Is truth stranger than fiction? Find out in this special, double-sized panel and bring your questions for Holly about the show, there will be a question and answer period!

Funko POP! Fun-omenon

Saturday – 10am – Room 255B

Funko has taken the world of collectible toys by storm! Join a panel of experts for a discussion on the ins-and-outs of Funko collecting, why it has been a game-changer, and what might be coming next.

The Science of ‘The Martian’

Saturday – 10am – Room 151A

This panel will delve deep into the science behind the bestselling book The Martian and the film starring Matt Damon that was based on it. How real is the science presented here?

Star Wars Cantinarcheology: A Behind-the-Scenes Happy Hour

Saturday – 12pm – Room 250A

An in-depth look behind the scenes of this classic Cantina sequence from Star Wars. Loaded with info and rare or never before seen images, Star Wars fans do not want to miss this one!