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Friday, August 21
 

12:00pm

Occult Academy
Maya has returned to her father’s occult focused academy with the intent of shutting it down. She must set aside her hatred of the paranormal when she learns of time traveler Fumiaki’s mission.

Friday August 21, 2015 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Salon A

12:00pm

Star Knight (1986)
Also known as The Knight of the Dragon, this Spanish film is based in the middle ages, and features an alien from outer space. An unusually well done B-Movie.

Friday August 21, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Salon B

12:00pm

Classic Doctor Who
The Longest Running Sci-Fi series in the world about a man that travels through time and space defeating monsters and saving lives. From the ‘63-’89 era of the show. Episodes TBA at con.

Friday August 21, 2015 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Salon C

12:00pm

PFS #6-08 : The Seagang Expedition
A wealthy patron has offered to fund the PCs travel expenses to investigate rumors of a lost shrine in the Segang Jungle in return for their help in his decades-old quest. Content in “The Segang Expedition” also contributes directly to the ongoing storyline of the Sovereign Court faction. (Levels 1-5)


Friday August 21, 2015 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

PFS #6-09 : By Way of Bloodcove
It’s up to the PCs to establish a backdoor through Bloodcove to move the equipment and personnel the Pathfinder Society needs in the Mwangi Expanse, all without being caught by Aspis agents. Content in “By Way of Bloodcove” also contributes directly to the ongoing storyline of the Exchange faction. (Levels 3-7)


Friday August 21, 2015 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Boffer
This is the room you can hit your friends, family and random strangers and not get in trouble.

Friday August 21, 2015 12:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Greenway

1:00pm

Kitsune (Tournament)
Kitsune are Japanese fox-spirits, known for tricking unwary mortals. Earn your tails and win prizes including a collector's edition copy of the game!

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

1:15pm

Soul Eater NOT
There are those who want to become warriors and those who simply wish not to hurt others with their powers. Follow the latter group as they train at the Death Weapon Meister Academy.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Salon A

1:45pm

The Bat (1959)
Vincent Price stars in a story about a murderer/robber who uses the guise of a Bat to commit his crimes.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Salon B

2:00pm

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Into every generation, there is a chosen one. One girl in all the world. She alone will wield the strength and skill to stand against the vampires. She is the Slayer. And her name is Buffy Summers.

Friday August 21, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Salon C

2:00pm

The Land Between Two Rivers
This is the Earliest Time of Man. An Original D&D adventure set in the mythic oldest empires of humankind.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

2:30pm

Vampire Knight
At Cross Academy, Yuki is caught between her the vampire boy who saved her life and the childhood friend who hates the night breed. Then there are the secrets of her own past.

Friday August 21, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Salon A

3:00pm

Vendor Room/Artist Alley
Shop our vendor room and artist alley!

Friday August 21, 2015 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Michigan

3:30pm

Intro to Sword Combat on Stage
Come learn how to use a sword on stage safe and look cool at the same time

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mendota

3:30pm

Angel
In this BtVS spinoff, the vampiric Angel runs a supernatural detective agency in the hopes of earning up enough karma to realize his goal of being human again.

Friday August 21, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Salon C

3:45pm

Dusk Maiden of Amnesia
Teiichi and Yuko must solve the mysteries of Seikyou Private Academy’s seven ghost stories. Otherwise Yuko will never be able to move on to peace in the afterlife.

Friday August 21, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Salon A

3:45pm

Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
Gamera goes interstellar as he does battle with a race of Aliens that wrongly blame Gamera for attacking them, when they had attacked the Earth first.

Friday August 21, 2015 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Salon B

4:00pm

Getting Started in Cosplay
Ever2015 con brings a fresh surge in folks seeing cosplay for the first time and wanting to know how to jump into it. We're here to get you started, whether you want to know the safest ways to purchase a quality costume or want to learn to sew and build your own. Cosplay is for everyone, and we have the advice you need to get started.


Friday August 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
La Crosse

4:00pm

Adapting Scripts for English Dubs
ADR Scriptwriting - “Hey! Why’d they change that?!” Come find out what it takes to adapt a translation into a script used for dubbing.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Geneva

4:00pm

Working Class Heroes in Sci-Fi & Fantasy
The working class hero is a common archetype throughout literature. Why does the archetype work in Sci-Fi and Fantasy? What are some favorite examples?

Guests
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.


Friday August 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

4:00pm

Under Night In Birth
A Japanese fighting game that revolves around a modern fantasy theme.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Superior

4:00pm

Magic the Gathering: Planechase and Archenemy
Planechase and Arch Enemy Casual Format. Come and enjoy some laidback Magic the Gathering with some friends.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 4:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Opening Ceremonies
Welcome to Geek.Kon 2015! Greet the con in style as you learn about everything going on at the con and meet our guests of honor!

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wisconsin

5:00pm

How to run an anime club (or any special interest organization)
After a year of presidency with a multitude of issues Nick Newman now wishes to teach you what it takes to run an organization and all that goes with it.


Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
La Crosse

5:00pm

Mental Illness in Popular Geek Culture
From Arkham Asylum to Soul Eater, representation of mental illness is everywhere, but how accurate are they and how does it affect society's views of mental illness? The best way to find out is to talk to real people who know better than anyone, geeks with mental illness!


Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

5:00pm

Ghost Hunter
Mai Taniyama and Kazuya “Naru” Shibuya are paranormal investigators for the SPR (Shibuya Psychic Research center), who also display some strange abilities of their own.

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Salon A

5:00pm

Supernatural
Long running CW series about the Winchester Brothers and their ongoing fight against the supernatural forces that go bump in the night.

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Salon C

5:00pm

Rebecca's Universe
It's all things Steven universe! We will cover the history of Steven universe when it was just an idea in Rebecca Sugar's mind to what it is today! We will also talk about the characters we currently have and forward into the future, talking about theories!

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Geneva

5:30pm

Captain America (1944)
The first live action version of the Captain, filmed in 1944 by Republic. And was the most expensive serial they had ever made.

Friday August 21, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Salon B

6:00pm

Otaku Tonight Productions presents: Fandom Feud!
Four fandoms will enter the arena of play. And one fandom will walk away with a prize. It's the Fandom Feud! Join us as we play the popular game show for a chance to win some prizes!


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mendota

6:00pm

Conventions on a Budget
We all love going to conventions, but they can be expensive. How can you make your dollar stretch further at Cons? So, y’know...you can go to more cons.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing work in the tabletop games industry, with published work for such companies as Modiphius Entertainment, Onyx Path Publishing, Green Ronin Publishing, Margaret Weis Productions, Games Workshop/Black Library, Fantasy Flight Games, and Mongoose Publishing. Bill has more recently worked on writing fiction, with publishing credits "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
La Crosse

6:00pm

Creating Enduring Characters
Good characters are one of the pillars of successful storytelling, and a great character can carry a series through multiple books. Come learn how to create memorable and enduring characters to give your own writing that extra support.

Guests
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

6:00pm

Soul Calibur V
Madison’s official favorite fighting game. Swords, monsters and pretty girls.

Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Superior

6:00pm

Kon.Quest
Kon.Quest is an event unique to Geek.Kon, offering something for every geek! The Quest consists of several dozen separate "challenges" for 1-5 players, each about 10-15 minutes long. Come and go as you please (with friends or by yourself) throughout Friday evening and Saturday. Do whichever challenges interest you most whenever they fit into your Kon schedule! We'll explain everything you need to know.

Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Monona

6:00pm

#3-19: The Icebound Outpost (Core Campaign)
Can the PCs get in the well-guarded Aspis outpost base in an ancient Vudran temple now encased in a glacier and escape with their lives and the information the Society seeks?


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

#39: The Citadel of Flame (Core Campaign)
Thought lost forever, the Citadel of Flame’s rediscovery in Qadira's Meraz Desert prompts the Pathfinder Society to send you deep into the desert to close the book on Qadira's most mysterious cult. (Level 1-5 - (Tiers: 1–2 and 4–5))


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

#6–17: Fires of Karamoss
Can the PCs salvage the treasure of Red Redoubt, a millennium-old siege fortress created by the machine-mage Karamoss, while also preventing a catastrophe that could crush Absalom? (Levels 5-9)


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

#6–18: From Under Ice
Can the PCs navigate the frozen wastes of Irrisen and recover the relics within an ancient settlement or will the icy climate claim their lives? Content in “From Under Ice” contributes directly to the Year of the Sky Key metaplot as well as the ongoing storyline of the Grand Lodge and Scarab Sages factions. (Levels 1-5)


Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

Numenera: the Nightmare Switch
The town of Redstone in Seshar is beset by horrific nightmares no one can explain. Can the players discover the source of this malady before the entire town succumbs to madness?

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

Star Trek Attack Wing
Easy to learn Star Trek Miniatures game! Captain your starship and do battle in epic yet fast-paced team vs. team interstellar combat! New players through masters. All miniatures provided. Make it so!

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 6:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Salon D-E

6:15pm

Another
26 years after the death of Mei Misaki, new transfer student Koichi must solve a series of mysterious deaths with the aid of “Mei Misaki.”

Friday August 21, 2015 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Salon A

7:00pm

Geek Music 102
Because you don't have to be cool to rock! Join Geek.Kon Chairman Adam Pulver is back with another round of music that appeals to geeks and speaks to what really matters in life: the internet, zombies and Game of Thrones. Learn and hear more about nerdcore, chiptune rock and other selections of awesome geek music.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mendota

7:00pm

LGBTQI Characters and Situations
A discussion on how to create and work with characters with diverse genders and sexualities who the readers/viewers can connect with.

Guests
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

7:00pm

Shadowrun is Still Cool
Shadowrun is perhaps the best known cyberpunk RPG. It’s been around for 25+ years, but it’s still awesome.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
La Crosse

7:00pm

Spooky Scary Awesome Action
Supernatural and horror themes are present in mediums from TV to movies, books to comics. Come talk about all things spooky and scary with awesome action.

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach his three kids to act like they’ve been to town before. His novels include WISP OF A THING, THE HUM AND THE... Read More →
avatar for Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer is a 20+ year veteran of the comic book industry. He has inked numerous comics for Marvel, DC, Image, and Moonstone on such titles as Spider-Man, Avengers, Flash, JLA, Badger, and the Phantom. He is the Illustrator of the DIY Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse from Hanson Press. His current projects include, SURVIVAL, an urban zombie tale written by Russell Lissau, and Dr Goyle, his creator owned all-ages comic. Find him on... Read More →
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Recently, Monica has filled the shoes of lead developer and writer for the line of Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Geneva

7:00pm

Ghostbusters (1984)
1984 Hit Comedy about four scientists who start a paranormal investigation and elimination business. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Sigourney Weaver.

Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Salon C

7:00pm

Masked Ball
Welcome to the Queen Protectorate’s Annual Ball on the Dirigible Anavoria! Tonight an heir will be named; but with so many different races; Animorphs, Vampires, Witches, Warlocks, and Necromancers; (to name a few) no one can agree as to who the next ruler of Deregovia should be. The stakes are high, and someone is willing to kill to further their interests! A murder myster y set in a steampunk world of magic and mechanics. Our cast members will be hosting in character to help provide background and plot leading up to the Masked Ball.

Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon F-H

7:00pm

Kitsune (Tournament)
Kitsune are Japanese fox-spirits, known for tricking unwary mortals. Earn your tails and win prizes including a collector's edition copy of the game!

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

7:00pm

Misthold Keep
In the eastern edge of the Veiled Forest lies a sleepy town on the edge of the mountains. Looming overhead at the top of the mountain range is A keep from a lost era.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

7:30pm

Captain America (1979)
A 1979 TV Movie staring action Star, Reb Brown.

Friday August 21, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Salon B

7:45pm

Noragami
Hiyori has become narcoleptic ever since she rescued Yato from being hit by a bus. She soon realizes she is moving between worlds and that Yato is a god in danger of being forgotten.

Friday August 21, 2015 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Salon A

8:00pm

From Batman to Young Justice: The Comic Art of Christopher Jones
Christopher Jones talks about his career in the comics industry and answers your questions about his work.

Guests
avatar for Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a Minnesota-based comic book artist currently providing artwork for the science fiction comic series Parallel Man. Most of Chris’ work in recent years has been penciling for DC Comics, including penciling, inking and interiors and covers for Young Justice, based on the hit Cartoon Network animated TV series. His work for Marvel Comics includes Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Marvel Superhero Squad. His... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

8:00pm

Otaku Tonight Productions presents: Whose Line is it Anime?
Gather round, everyone! It's time for Whose Line is it Anime! Otaku Tonight Productions is BACK with the original improv panel! It's more exciting than Pher's incredibly-drawn out backstory for his Fallout 4 character!


Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mendota

8:00pm

The Evolution of B Movies
B movies have come a long way since icons like Plan 9 from Outer Space. Was that the beginning of B movies, and where are they headed?

Guests
avatar for Ned the Dead

Ned the Dead

Once Upon A Time... late one night, 30 years ago, a legend was born ---Ned the Dead took to the airwaves of Northeast Wisconsin (and the UP!!!).With his impeccable timing, barking enthusiasm, and plank spanking, he soon became a Saturday night "must see" for the B-movie horror fans of Northeast Wisconsin. From "Chiller Theater", to "Ned the Dead's Demented Drive-in", back to "Chiller Theater", and finally "The Ned the Dead Show starring Doc... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
La Crosse

8:00pm

Five Nights At Freddy's: Can You Survive?
I am the Purple Guy, come and see the show tonight! Get a chance to see your favorite humans,animatronics and a few new faces with our first debut at Geek.Kon! You'll be able to ask questions,be apart of fun discussions and take part in some games! Don't worry,the prize counter never runs out of candy,and who knows? Maybe you'll survive the night.


Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Geneva

8:00pm

Gaming with the Guests
Help Geek.Kon and our Guests of Honor raise money for Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin by playing games with them in this charity event! A free-will donation gains you access to the event and food. Here are the tentative participants: Alex Bledsoe, Bill Bodden, Matt McElory, Mark Stegbauer, Monica Valentinelli.

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

8:00pm

Super Smash Bros Melee
The one that started it all. Bring your best smash moves and try to win.

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Superior

8:00pm

Rock Show
Our Friday night Rock Show this year features the bands Psychostick, The Dread Crew of Oddwood, and Sparklefrak!

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Wisconsin

8:00pm

Unreal
One of the original first person shooters for pc gaming and lan tournaments a classic

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Superior

8:00pm

Welcome to Khirgar!
Learn the secrets of the world of Tekumel - the home of the Empire of the Petal Throne. An introductory adventure for new players.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Salon D-E

9:00pm

In Character Cosplay: Dos, Don'ts, and Other Tips
Getting into character can be a really fun part of cosplaying. Come to our panel for tips on how to act in character. After attending this panel you will know why it is useful to be in character, how to get into character, how to read your audience, and more. This is an interactive panel where you will have a chance to show off your acting skills!


Friday August 21, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

9:00pm

Greg Weisman Q&A
Greg Weisman talks about his career as a writer for comics (Star Wars: Kanan) and TV (Gargoyles), and answers your questions.

Guests
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
La Crosse

9:00pm

Tales of Con Horror (18+)
Long-time industry con-goers relive some of their weirdest, wildest and funniest con moments.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Mendota

9:00pm

Devils and Realist
William Twining is a 19th century skeptic who doesn’t believe in Heaven, Hell, or demons. He certainly doesn’t believe he’s the descendant of King Solomon destined to be the interim ruler of Hell.

Friday August 21, 2015 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Salon A

9:00pm

Forever Knight
A Canadian Series about Nick Knight, a vampire homicide detective who solves murders while trying to find a way through medical science to regain his humanity.

Friday August 21, 2015 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Salon C

9:30pm

Beginning Cosplay with Daikon Cosplay
"Are you interested in cosplay but don't know where to start? Join Daikon Cosplay as we talk about the foundation of making your first cosplay, how to enter your first cosplay competition, and how you can make cosplay with wrapping paper, bed posts, and pop tart boxes. "


Friday August 21, 2015 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Geneva

10:00pm

Modding Werewolf: A How To!
Moderating werewolf is both fun and difficult. This panel will give you an easy guide to follow to help you mod a better game of werewolf.


Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
La Crosse

10:00pm

Roast of Adam Pulver (18+)
Of all the people in the Midwest convention scene, Adam Pulver...is one of them. He's also done a lot for conventions. Join some recognizable faces from the scene as they roast this icon alive for your amusement.


Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mendota

10:00pm

Promstuck
It's that time again, time to dress up and grey up. That's right all you Homestucks of Geek Kon, join your friends and maybe even your flushed crush for a night of dancing and having fun with other Homestucks.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00pm

Marvel vs Capcom
The third installment of this popular fighter. Do you think Deadpool should win everything or, maybe a Street fighter is more your style.

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Superior

10:00pm

It Came from the Internet!
Matt is again your host as he shows you the strange, the cool, and the bizarre that the internet has to show us.

Panelists

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Salon B

10:15pm

Ghost Stories
When there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? A bunch of wierdo kids in this messed up ADV Films English dub.

Friday August 21, 2015 10:15pm - 11:30pm
Salon A

10:30pm

True Blood
HBO Original Series about a fictional town in Louiianna where humans and the supernatural live side-by-side.

Friday August 21, 2015 10:30pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am
Salon C

11:00pm

Ultimate Werewolf
Ultimate Werewolf is the ultimate party game for anywhere from 5 to 68 playersof all ages. Each plaer has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves. As a werewolf convince the other villagers that you're innocent, secretly dining on those same villagers each night. Dozens of special roles are available to help both the villagers and the werewolves achieve their goals while thwarting their opponents.

Friday August 21, 2015 11:00pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00am
La Crosse

11:30pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Prepare to be thrilled, chilled, and fulfilled! Come celebrate 40 years of decadent madness with Madison’s own Velvet Darkness Cast. Enjoy a full shadow cast floor show with all the corsets, fishnets, and cacophony that we can fit into two hours. Costumes and callbacks are encouraged, but please refrain from bringing toast, rice, cards, squirt guns, or any other projectiles. If this is all new to you and you have no idea why anyone would consider throwing toast at a screen, please show up right on time, and we will have games, and possibly fabulous prizes for you before the show. 18+

Friday August 21, 2015 11:30pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00am
Wisconsin

12:00am

One Night Stand (Up) with Otaku Tonight Productions (18+)
Come with us, won't you, as writers and performers from Otaku Tonight Productions take a very 18+ gallop through the fields of stand up comedy!


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 1:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

12:00am

Blue Exorcist: The Movie (2012)
Rin discovers a demonic boy amidst the chaos of exorcising a phantom train while an associate from the Taiwan inspects the barriers protecting True Cross Academy Town from demon incursions.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 1:45am
Salon A

12:00am

Friday Night Insomnia
Ran-san takes you on a two hour tour of new and thematrically appropos Abridged Series and/or Fandubs.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 2:00am
Salon B

12:00am

Karaoke
DJ Sarge of Highland Entertainment is back for a fifth year with karaoke at its finest! Don’t be shy, come show off your singing skills with the largest karaoke selection in the state and still growing. Or just kick back and listen to the classics we all know and love as we will be going until everyone or the night is done.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 4:00am
Mendota

12:00am

Doctor Who: Series 8 Marathon
Two-night event! Catch up on the latest series of Doctor Who before Series 9 starts! Episodes 1-6 on Saturday Morning, and 7-12 and the XMas Special Sunday.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00am - 5:15am
Salon C

1:45am

Blood Lad
No one is more obsessed with human pop culture than Staz the vampire. When Fuyumi, a human, stumbles into the Demon World, is killed, and becomes a ghost, Staz makes it his mission to restore her.

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:45am - 3:00am
Salon A

2:30am

The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Vincent Price stars in the Vampire/Zombie film that made him a house hold name.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:30am - 4:00am
Salon B

3:00am

Shiki
What seems like a sickness quickly begins to spread through the small village of Sotoba. After a while, Dr. Ozaki begins to suspect it’s something more: Japanese corpse demons called Shiki.

Saturday August 22, 2015 3:00am - 4:15am
Salon A
 
Saturday, August 22
 

4:15am

Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
The original Roger Corman film about a man, a plant, and murder. Guest starring Jack Nicholson.

Saturday August 22, 2015 4:15am - 5:30am
Salon B

4:15am

Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase
Kouhei is just doing some photography of a gothic castle for a friend when he is bitten by the vampire Hazuki and proclaimed her servant. Although he’s annoyed, he still protects her from harm.

Saturday August 22, 2015 4:15am - 5:30am
Salon A

5:30am

Baccano!
Gangsters make a ruckus as they spend decades battling each other for possession of an elixir of immortality

Saturday August 22, 2015 5:30am - 6:45am
Salon A

5:30am

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Into every generation, there is a chosen one. One girl in all the world. She alone will wield the strength and skill to stand against the vampires. She is the Slayer. And her name is Buffy Summers.

Saturday August 22, 2015 5:30am - 7:00am
Salon C

5:30am

Tom and Jerry Shorts
The Chuck Jones classics that officially named the now famous Cat and Mouse duo.

Saturday August 22, 2015 5:30am - 7:30am
Salon B

6:45am

Mirage of Blaze
Generations of souls from Japan’s distant past continue their power struggles via reincarnation. Takaya Ohgi struggles with the fact that he is not the person he thinks he is.

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:45am - 8:00am
Salon A

7:00am

Angel
In this BtVS spinoff, the vampiric Angel runs a supernatural detective agency in the hopes of earning up enough karma to realize his goal of being human again.

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00am - 8:30am
Salon C

7:30am

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
The 80's Cartoon classic. Watch He-Man and friends as they battle for the protection of Eternia.

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
Salon B

8:00am

Witch Hunter Robin
Witchcraft has been found to be a genetic trait, thus witches labeled as dangerous are hunted down. But as Robin soon finds out, the hunters can just as easily become the hunted.

Saturday August 22, 2015 8:00am - 9:15am
Salon A

8:30am

The Legend of Zelda
The Friday special from the Super Mario Super Show. Join Link and Zelda on their misadventures through Hyrule.

Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Salon B

8:30am

Supernatural
Long running CW series about the Winchester Brothers and their ongoing fight against the supernatural forces that go bump in the night.

Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Salon C

9:00am

Good Morning Geek Kon! What are you doing up?
What are you doing here this early? ar Can`t sleep, have not slept, just arrived. Yes its back for anther year there's not much going on this hour so why not come to this pannel to talk about the con, what your doing up.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Geneva

9:00am

Love Your Cosplay Body
Infinite Sky Cosplay, Brichibi and Snow Tigra are here to demolish your fears of cosplaying and to teach you to love your cosplay body!! We're going to introduce you to a community of support and help you build the confidence you need to cosplay!


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Salon F-G

9:00am

Oh Dear, it's a Panel about Zardoz
ZARDOZ- the bizarre and nigh-incomprehensible 70s cult movie classic. ZARDOZ- Why is Sean Connery wearing thigh-high boots and nothing else? ZARDOZ- Giant floating heads dispensing guns and abstinence lessons. ZARDOZ- Genius? Madness? ZARDOZ- Why would anyone host a panel about ZARDOZ?

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
La Crosse

9:00am

The Best and Worst of Power Rangers
Who imparted their team of Rangers with a seemingly infinite amount of wisdom? Who couldn't teach their way out of a paper bag? What Megazord looked smooth? Which was an aesthetic eyesore? Find out all this and more!

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

9:00am

Krosmaster Arena: Open Play
Come learn how to play the board game based on the popular Wakfu and Dofus online games. Stick around for the tournament afterwards.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Boffer
This is the room you can hit your friends, family and random strangers and not get in trouble.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 2:00pm
Greenway

9:00am

#2-25: You Only Die Twice (Core Campaign)
Can the PCs survive an undercover mission into the land of Geb, disguised as the undead, and return to the land of the living, or will your final grave be among Geb’s bones?


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

#3-10: The Immortal Conundrum (Core Campaign)
Can the PCs navigate the complex social landscape of Absalom's elite and gain access to the mysterious vault known as the Conundrum, or will they face public ridicule or worse in the face of the steepest competition in the Inner Sea? (Levels 5-9)


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

#4–14: My Enemy's Enemy
Someone in the city of Magnimar is committing crimes and leaving evidence implicating the Pathfinder Society. It falls to the Pathfinders to get to the bottom of it, and what they find may signal the resurgence of an enemy thought long defeated.


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

#6–15: The Overflow Archives
Can the PCs investigate a strange “leak” in The Overflow Archives beneath the Grand Lodge of Absalom and put a stop to it before thousands of priceless documents are ruined forever?


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Artemis Bridge Simulator
Think you have what it takes to man a starship bridge station? Or maybe you think you can be Captain of a starship! It’s time to prove your mettle, stop by the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator room, and play as the Helm officer, Tactical officer, Science officer, Engineering officer, or Communications officer.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00am - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am
Salon H

9:30am

ThunderCats
The 80's Cartoon classic. Featuring Cat people trying to protect there new home on Third Earth.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am
Salon B

9:30am

Descendants of Darkness
Tsutzuki is a “Guardian of Death” on the trail of a vampiric murderer in Nagasaki, when he meets the two men who will change his afterlife forever.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:30am - 10:45am
Salon A

10:00am

Fanfiction Contest
Returning for a fourth year is Geek.Kon's fanfiction contest! Attendees have been toiling away at their prose. Hear the winners and selections from some of the top entries!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Wisconsin

10:00am

CosPlus
Join Rioso and Bryar from Daikon Cosplay in discussing Cosplay, for all body types! We'll help talk about altering cosplays for comfort and confidence, because we are firm believers that EVERYONE can cosplay!


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Geneva

10:00am

Diversity in Animation and Comic Books
A discussion about diverse characters in animation and comics. How is the industry incorporating diversity into works? What issues still exist in the depiction of diverse characters today?

Guests
avatar for Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a Minnesota-based comic book artist currently providing artwork for the science fiction comic series Parallel Man. Most of Chris’ work in recent years has been penciling for DC Comics, including penciling, inking and interiors and covers for Young Justice, based on the hit Cartoon Network animated TV series. His work for Marvel Comics includes Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Marvel Superhero Squad. His... Read More →
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
La Crosse

10:00am

Leading the Anime Revolution
A look at how home video changed anime from a source material for children’s cartoons to a major part of our common culture, plus thoughts on where it may be going next… as seen through the eyes of someone who’s been part of the anime revolution.

Guests
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00am

Patriotic Super Heroes
Almost everyone knows Captain America, but are there any other patriotic superheroes? Also, why were patriotic superheroes originally created, and what purpose do they serve today?

Guests
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
avatar for Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer is a 20+ year veteran of the comic book industry. He has inked numerous comics for Marvel, DC, Image, and Moonstone on such titles as Spider-Man, Avengers, Flash, JLA, Badger, and the Phantom. He is the Illustrator of the DIY Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse from Hanson Press. His current projects include, SURVIVAL, an urban zombie tale written by Russell Lissau, and Dr Goyle, his creator owned all-ages comic. Find him on... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Salon F-G

10:00am

Voice Acting vs. Stage/On-Camera Acting
What’s different? What’s the same? Veteran performers discuss show business, answer your questions and share their insights.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Mendota

10:00am

Classic Doctor Who
The Longest Running Sci-Fi series in the world about a man that travels through time and space defeating monsters and saving lives. From the ‘63-’89 era of the show. Episodes TBA at con.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Salon C

10:00am

Fire in the Sky
Ever since the Great Barrier went up, the world has been protected from the Ancient Enemy - but what was that streak of fire across the heavens two nights ago?

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Firefly: the Board Game
Got a ship, find a crew, find a job - keep flying. Will be running the full game with expansions and teaching those that need to learn - simple mechanics tough decisions. "I Aim to Misbehave"

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Magic the Gathering Tournament - Standard Format
Four rounds, Swiss.  $5.  Prizes:  4 match wins = 5 Magic Origins boosters.  3-1 gets 3 boosters and 2-2 gets a booster.  Special bonus:  everyone that enters gets a free random foil card and everyone still playing in round 4 gets another one, courtesy of Pegasus Games. 

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Vendor Room/Artist Alley
Shop our vendor room and artist alley!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm
Michigan

10:00am

Kon.Quest
Kon.Quest is an event unique to Geek.Kon, offering something for every geek! The Quest consists of several dozen separate "challenges" for 1-5 players, each about 10-15 minutes long. Come and go as you please (with friends or by yourself) throughout Friday evening and Saturday. Do whichever challenges interest you most whenever they fit into your Kon schedule! We'll explain everything you need to know.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monona

10:30am

I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)
The first true role for star Michael Landon. As he plays the title's Teenage character, who unwilling becomes a Werewolf at night.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Salon B

10:45am

Tokyo Ravens
In a world devastated by the occult magic of onmyouji, Harutora lacks any kind of abilities. Instead, a childhood friend turns up to offer him a position by her side as her shikigami.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:45am - 12:00pm
Salon A

11:00am

Fanfiction Forum
An open discussion on the wonders, curiosities and eternal frustrations of fanfiction. Newbies and veterans alike are welcome to bring questions, thoughts or helpful suggestions for the rest of us to ponder. All relevant topics are fair game, but expect talk about technique, publishing options and handling readers, editors and criticism.


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wisconsin

11:00am

Geeking out: Fighting the Paranormal
An open discussion pannel on combating paranormal creatures, vampires, deamons, monsters, so on. We`ll discuss weapons, taticts, rules drawn from our geek knowledge. The pannel will be lead by Scott Logan a writer and event planner for Steam Century a liveaction mystery group.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

11:00am

Masquerade 101
Before you start you participation in Geek.Kon's masquerade, or if you just want to know what is involved in a masquerade, come join Geek.Kon Masquerade Directors as they take you through the dos and don'ts and the ups and downs of convention masquerading! From judging to presenting and self-care!


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mendota

11:00am

Arkham to R’lyeh and Back Again
From its roots in the fiction of H.P. Lovecraft to modern day board games, the Cthulhu mythos has persisted and grown in the century it has existed.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing work in the tabletop games industry, with published work for such companies as Modiphius Entertainment, Onyx Path Publishing, Green Ronin Publishing, Margaret Weis Productions, Games Workshop/Black Library, Fantasy Flight Games, and Mongoose Publishing. Bill has more recently worked on writing fiction, with publishing credits "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven... Read More →
avatar for Matt M. McElroy

Matt M. McElroy

Matt M McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG.com and related sites. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs in digital and print editions. A long-time horror, dark fantasy, and dark science fiction fan, he is also the owner of Flames Rising Press which publishes the type of fiction and games he loves. Matt is also a freelance developer of games, primarily working with Onyx Path Publishing on the Vampire... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
La Crosse

11:00am

Class Effect: Seeing School as a Game
Aaron Pavao will discuss using games in the classroom as an educational system.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salon F-G

11:00am

Riichi! Japanese Mahjong and Anime
Seen Mahjong anime like Saki and Akagi and have no idea what the heck the players are doing? Come and learn the basics of the game so it all makes sense when someone declares RIICHI!


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Geneva

12:00pm

Masquerade Orientation
This orientation session is MANDATORY for Masquerade participants. Meet the organizers and schedule judging and tech rehearsal time.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wisconsin

12:00pm

Madtown Bronies Season 3
We had so much fun, we're bringing the party to Geek Kon for the third time in a row. Expect word building, analysis, and fan theories on all you favorite multicolored equines.


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Crosse

12:00pm

How to Live Your Life as a Writer
Life can be difficult. Writing can be downright maddening. So, how do successful writers live their lives to ensure that they can succeed in both living and writing?

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach his three kids to act like they’ve been to town before. His novels include WISP OF A THING, THE HUM AND THE... Read More →
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

12:00pm

Death Note
When Light comes across a notebook that allows him to kill through a series of simple rules, he chooses to use his newfound power for evil. Is there anyone smart enough to stop him?

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Salon A

12:00pm

Grant/Greenfield/Scott-Frazier Autograph Signing
Come meet Tiffany Grant, Matt Greenfield, and Jan Scott-Frazier ask them to sign your favorite merch! Note: This is the ONLY signing for Greenfield and Scott-Frazier. Greg Weisman, Christopher Jones, Mark Stegbauer, Matt M. McElroy and Monica Valentinelli can be found at their tables in Artist Alley as their schedules allow.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Atrium

12:00pm

Jojo's Bizarre Panel
Do you want to learn about one of the most manly, fabulous, influential and down-right awesome manga of all time? Look no further than Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, a manga that has has been in continual publication since the mid 1980s! Join Gyro Zeppeli as he takes you on a bizarre overarching look at what makes Jojo great. All are welcome!

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon F-G

12:00pm

Ned the Dead Show – Night of the Living Dead
A screening of the classic zombie movie humorously sent up like only Wisconsin’s own Ned the Dead Show can do.

Guests
avatar for Ned the Dead

Ned the Dead

Once Upon A Time... late one night, 30 years ago, a legend was born ---Ned the Dead took to the airwaves of Northeast Wisconsin (and the UP!!!).With his impeccable timing, barking enthusiasm, and plank spanking, he soon became a Saturday night "must see" for the B-movie horror fans of Northeast Wisconsin. From "Chiller Theater", to "Ned the Dead's Demented Drive-in", back to "Chiller Theater", and finally "The Ned the Dead Show starring Doc... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mendota

12:00pm

Movie: Teen Wolf (1985)
Teenager Scott Howard has a problem. His basketball team can’t win, and the girl he likes is dating a jerk. Oh, and he just found out he and his whole family are werewolves. Starring Michael J. Fox

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon C

12:00pm

Death Cog: Horror aboard Starship Spooky Doom
On a routine voyage aboard an interstellar cruise ship, SOMETHING has gone wrong. Horribly...wrong... Will you survive to tell the tale, or will no one hear your screams in the cold of space

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Krosmaster Arena: Tournament
PvP oriented 2 player board game based on the popular Wakfu and Dofus online games. Tournament will be constructed, Swiss style with 3 rounds.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Cosplay Chess Initiation
This is the Mandatory panel to participate in the event of cosplay combat chess. Here is where you sign up, learn how to play, and have all your questions answered. Open to all cosplayers and for all ages** Children 15 years of age or younger must have parent or guardian sign off for them.


Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

1:00pm

Shiniest Things in the Gorram 'Verse
The ‘Verse is a pretty shiny place. Come talk with the Firefly RPG brand manager and writer of the soon to be published “The Gorramn Shiniest Language Guide and Dictionary in the ‘Verse” about all things shiny and Firefly

Guests
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Recently, Monica has filled the shoes of lead developer and writer for the line of Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Crosse

1:00pm

Japanese Riichi Mahjong
The famous tile-melding Game of Four Winds in its modern Japanese form! Come and learn the game played in anime like Saki and Akagi!

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Mario Kart 8
Do you have what it takes to be the best Kart driver at the con?

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior

1:00pm

Dragon Age: Protecting a Dynasty
Your group has been asked to protect a convoy. Many perils await you and your companions from within and without? Will you choose the right course or fall prey to traps lying in wait?

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Kitsune (Tournament)
Kitsune are Japanese fox-spirits, known for tricking unwary mortals. Earn your tails and win prizes including a collector's edition copy of the game!

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

The Iron Butt Challenge
The Nightmare continues, as Mad Matt has picked out 3 more horrible movies to crush your will, and drain your minds. Riffing required. Starting with “Track of the Moon Beast” (1976), the others TBA.

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon B

1:15pm

Psychic Detective Yakumo
Heterochromia and a withdrawn attitude are just a few of Yakumo’s problems as he is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the afterlife and the living world.

Saturday August 22, 2015 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Salon A

2:00pm

Ingress XFaction Meet and Greet
Welcome Agents new and old, smurfs and frogs, and welcome to those who wish to know more about the world around them. This is simply a friendly non-explosive meet up and trading as well as explanation for those seeking the truth. Additional activity of heading down to the mall area and create a huge farm for the weekend. There are at least 20+ portals around there. May the XM be ever your favor.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon F-G

2:00pm

Big Ideas, Tiny Budget - Making Animated Films on a Shoestring – PART 1
Makoto Shinkai turned the animation industry on its head by producing Voices Of A Distant Star entirely on his home computer. Now there are dozens of other animators doing the same thing in Japan. In this first part, the focus is on laying the foundations, with an overview on writing a script, creating a storyboard, recording a scratch track, and creating animatics…all using software you can get for free or almost nothing!

Guests
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

2:00pm

Gargoyles: From Pitch to Production
The road traveled by Goliath and friends from the show’s first pitch meeting to Gargoyles actually being made was an interesting one. Come hear creator Greg Weisman talk about the origins of Gargoyles and its journey to TV sets across the country.

Guests
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mendota

2:00pm

The Rise and Fall of the Zeon Reich: An In-Universe Gundam History Course
What started as an independence movement for Spacenoids became a fascist regime that launched four separate wars against the Federation Forces, invented the Mobile Suit and stained the pages of our history with blood. Join Nick Izumi for an in-universe history of the Gundam franchise's greatest antagonists.


Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
La Crosse

2:00pm

Cosplay Chess
Welcome to Cosplay Combat Chess! Where you get to watch and enjoy your favorite characters move and fight across the board in an epic battle of good versus evil! Game starts at 2:00 pm Saturday. Interested parties should attend the information and Q&A panel at 1:00 pm.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Greenway

2:00pm

Jarndrassi Run
A race against time to recover ancient technology to help humanity escape alien domination.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

Magic the Gathering Tournament - Sealed
Four rounds, Swiss.  $25 gets you 6 Magic Origins booster packs, yours to keep.  You build your best deck from what they contain and battle.  Prizes:  4 match wins = 5 boosters.  3-1 gets 3 boosters and 2-2 gets a booster.  Special bonus:  everyone that enters gets a free random foil card and everyone still playing in round 4 gets another one, courtesy of Pegasus Games.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

Teen Wolf Marathon
A four and a half hour marathon of MTV's darker, edgier version of the movie.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 6:30pm
Salon C

2:30pm

Code Breaker
Nothing remains of the people consumed by the blue fire Sakura witnessed on her way to school. The only clue is the transfer student, Rei, who she saw standing in the blaze.

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Salon A

3:00pm

Both Sides of the Table: Playing and Creating in the Gaming Industry
Many game designers get into the industry because they love playing games. Our panel of industry experts talk about what it is like on both sides of the table for those from the gaming industry.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing work in the tabletop games industry, with published work for such companies as Modiphius Entertainment, Onyx Path Publishing, Green Ronin Publishing, Margaret Weis Productions, Games Workshop/Black Library, Fantasy Flight Games, and Mongoose Publishing. Bill has more recently worked on writing fiction, with publishing credits "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven... Read More →
avatar for Matt M. McElroy

Matt M. McElroy

Matt M McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG.com and related sites. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs in digital and print editions. A long-time horror, dark fantasy, and dark science fiction fan, he is also the owner of Flames Rising Press which publishes the type of fiction and games he loves. Matt is also a freelance developer of games, primarily working with Onyx Path Publishing on the Vampire... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

3:00pm

Fiction Writing 101
Fiction writing is sometimes as easy as trying to get cats to stand in a pyramid. Our guests of honor will try to give you some tips to help make wrangling your words easier.

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach his three kids to act like they’ve been to town before. His novels include WISP OF A THING, THE HUM AND THE... Read More →
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Recently, Monica has filled the shoes of lead developer and writer for the line of Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mendota

3:00pm

Ned the Dead Show Q&A
The cast and crew of Wisconsin’s own Chiller Theater talks about their work riffing B movies and what it takes from conception to production to put together a quality send up of a bad movie.

Guests
avatar for Ned the Dead

Ned the Dead

Once Upon A Time... late one night, 30 years ago, a legend was born ---Ned the Dead took to the airwaves of Northeast Wisconsin (and the UP!!!).With his impeccable timing, barking enthusiasm, and plank spanking, he soon became a Saturday night "must see" for the B-movie horror fans of Northeast Wisconsin. From "Chiller Theater", to "Ned the Dead's Demented Drive-in", back to "Chiller Theater", and finally "The Ned the Dead Show starring Doc... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon F-G

3:00pm

Magic the Gathering: Planechase and Archenemy
Planechase and Arch Enemy Casual Format. Come and enjoy some laidback Magic the Gathering with some friends.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 3:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am
Salon D-E

3:30pm

League of Legends Discussion Panel
Discuss your favorite and least favorite things in the League of Legends. Rant a little, share a little, or just sit back and enjoy people sharing their opinions on one of their favorite games.


Saturday August 22, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
La Crosse

3:45pm

From New the World
1,000 years after coming to power, a seemingly peaceful agrarian civilization of psychics begins experiencing karmic retribution for the atrocities of the past.

Saturday August 22, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Salon A

4:00pm

Ask Beach City
Beach city is open for the public! It's not only Mayor Dewy answering questions today! Join most of beach city and some gems for a fun little Q&A!


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon F-G

4:00pm

And the Pitch is…
A lively and amusing interactive workshop on how pitch proposals for animation and other visual media projects are handled by agents, producers and others that the new creator will encounter.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

4:00pm

Weisman/Bull/Shetterly Guest Autograph Signing
Come meet Greg Weisman, Emma Bull, and Will Shetterly ask them to sign your favorite merch! Note: This is the ONLY signing for Bull and Shetterly. Greg Weisman, Christopher Jones, Mark Stegbauer, Matt M. McElroy and Monica Valentinelli can be found at their tables in Artist Alley as their schedules allow.

Guests
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Atrium

4:00pm

Let's All Play - Long Live the Queen!
Long Live the Queen! Can you guide Crown Princess Elodie to her fifteenth birthday and her coronation as Queen of Nova without meeting one of twelve horrible ends? Can you do this as a crowd of con attendees? The whole room will play the PC game together and we’ll see if you are fit to be Queen!


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mendota

4:00pm

Ultra Street Fighter IV
The latest incarnation of the popular fighter.

Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Superior

4:00pm

TBA Season 6 Special Event
A special event run by the Wisconsin Pathfinder Society. Four tables will be available so grab a spot when you can.


Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Bad Movie, Good Entertainment
Why can bad movies be so much fun to watch, and is there a point that a movie is so bad that it can no longer be entertaining?

Guests
avatar for Ned the Dead

Ned the Dead

Once Upon A Time... late one night, 30 years ago, a legend was born ---Ned the Dead took to the airwaves of Northeast Wisconsin (and the UP!!!).With his impeccable timing, barking enthusiasm, and plank spanking, he soon became a Saturday night "must see" for the B-movie horror fans of Northeast Wisconsin. From "Chiller Theater", to "Ned the Dead's Demented Drive-in", back to "Chiller Theater", and finally "The Ned the Dead Show starring Doc... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
La Crosse

5:00pm

Steampunk: What's the Deal?
Steampunk...it’s like if London had steam-powered robots, right? Come talk about Steampunk. Where the genre came from and where it is headed.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing work in the tabletop games industry, with published work for such companies as Modiphius Entertainment, Onyx Path Publishing, Green Ronin Publishing, Margaret Weis Productions, Games Workshop/Black Library, Fantasy Flight Games, and Mongoose Publishing. Bill has more recently worked on writing fiction, with publishing credits "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon F-G

5:00pm

Vampires in Fiction
Vampires have been appearing in fiction for more than a century, and are as popular as ever in modern times. Why do vampires capture people’s imaginations? What are some favorite vampires from literature?

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach his three kids to act like they’ve been to town before. His novels include WISP OF A THING, THE HUM AND THE... Read More →
avatar for Matt M. McElroy

Matt M. McElroy

Matt M McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG.com and related sites. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs in digital and print editions. A long-time horror, dark fantasy, and dark science fiction fan, he is also the owner of Flames Rising Press which publishes the type of fiction and games he loves. Matt is also a freelance developer of games, primarily working with Onyx Path Publishing on the Vampire... Read More →
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Recently, Monica has filled the shoes of lead developer and writer for the line of Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

5:00pm

Boffer
This is the room you can hit your friends, family and random strangers and not get in trouble.

Saturday August 22, 2015 5:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am
Greenway

5:15pm

Chrono Crusade
Rosette and the demon Chrono mete out justice on behalf of the Magdalene Order in the 1920s. Time is running out for them as the balance between Heaven, Hell, and Earth is threatened by Aion.

Saturday August 22, 2015 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Salon A

6:00pm

Creativity & Mental Health
A look at both designing characters with psychological issues as well as how mental health affects creativity and how to work most effectively with it.

Guests
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon F-G

6:00pm

Voice Acting: An Insider's View of the Industry
Join Tiffany Grant learn how she got started and what’s really involved in the business of voice acting.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mendota

6:00pm

Young Justice
Come talk about DCs Young justice with the artist of many of the comics, and producer of the animated show.

Guests
avatar for Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a Minnesota-based comic book artist currently providing artwork for the science fiction comic series Parallel Man. Most of Chris’ work in recent years has been penciling for DC Comics, including penciling, inking and interiors and covers for Young Justice, based on the hit Cartoon Network animated TV series. His work for Marvel Comics includes Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Marvel Superhero Squad. His... Read More →
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

6:00pm

The Digimon Panel
Digimon is coming back! Along with a refresher of the first six seasons, find out what to expect in the upcoming continuation of the original season- Digimon Adventure tri. As always, prepare for an open discussion on the series, characters and stories we love, along with its best and worst aspects.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
La Crosse

6:00pm

Super Smash Bros
That’s the WiiU version but use whatever controller you want.

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Superior

6:00pm

Numenera: the Nightmare Switch
The town of Redstone in Seshar is beset by horrific nightmares no one can explain. Can the players discover the source of this malady before the entire town succumbs to madness?

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

League of Legends
Do you and your team have what it takes to win? Don't miss out on this tournament.

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 2:00am
Superior

6:30pm

Masquerade Audience Seating
Saturday August 22, 2015 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Wisconsin

6:30pm

Neon Genesis Evangelion
Under the cold blooded guidance of his estranged father, Shinji Ikari must pilot a giant robot in a war against other worldly beings. But humanity’s trust in his father may be its downfall.

Saturday August 22, 2015 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Salon A

7:00pm

One Piece Discussion
One piece fans, come join us for chatting and cosplay with Ultimate fanboy Bartolomeo! (there will be spoilers)


Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mendota

7:00pm

10 Minutes About Your Favorite Movie
What's your favorite movie? This week that's Rob's favorite too! 10 Minutes About Your Favorite Movie is the world’s most positive movie podcast. Join us for a live recording when we have a few guests talk about their favorite movie with host Rob Matsushita. It's perfect for your morning commute.


Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Salon F-G

7:00pm

Masquerade
Geek.Kon's Costume Contest and Masquerade is one of the best in the Midwest! We are proud to welcome all genres of costumes from science fiction and anime to fantasy and historical. Join us and see all of the fabulous costumes!

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wisconsin

7:00pm

Fandom Party
3rd year in the running! Fandom Party is back at it again. ALL fandoms and ALL ages welcome!! We'll be doing trivia, art circles, card games, fanfiction, and more! Come spend some time with your favorite fandoms, and try to make friends along the way

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

7:00pm

Movie: Ghostbusters II
The boys in jumpsuits are back as they reform to take on Vigo the Carpathian, a 400-year old ghost planning world domination. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Sigourney Weaver. .

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 9:15pm
Salon C

7:00pm

A Game of Dread
Dread is a cooperative role playing game were the players are trying to survival in the wild.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

7:00pm

Kitsune (Tournament)
Kitsune are Japanese fox-spirits, known for tricking unwary mortals. Earn your tails and win prizes including a collector's edition copy of the game!

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

7:00pm

Misthold Keep
In the eastern edge of the Veiled Forest lies a sleepy town on the edge of the mountains. Looming overhead at the top of the mountain range is A keep from a lost era.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

7:15pm

Nosferatu (1922)
The original, silent, unofficial retelling of the Dracula story. Starring Max Schreck.

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:15pm - 9:00pm
Salon B

7:30pm

Stargate Fan Panel
Movie, SG-1, Atlantis, universe we'll discuss it all.

Panelists

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
La Crosse

7:45pm

Supernatural: The Anime Series
Studio Madhouse brings more depth to the Winchester’s background as well as other characters in this adaptation of the first two seasons of the long running American live action show.

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Salon A

8:00pm

Marvel Comics 101
A brief, yet in-depth look into the Marvel Universe. I will help those who have seen any Marvel Movies or TV shows and just wanna take that one step further into the Marvel Comics fandom for those who just don't know where to start.

Saturday August 22, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mendota

8:00pm

Mortal Kombat
A brilliant and horrifying revival of everything Mortal Kombat once stood for.

Saturday August 22, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Superior

8:30pm

Hatoful Boyfriend (18+)
Dating humans can be so dull... why not date BIRDS instead? Come have fun and watch us do a live playthrough of this crazy yet wonderful dating simulator game, where every decision we make in the game will be ALL UP TO YOU!


Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Salon F-G

8:30pm

Non-Monogamy in Pop Culture (18+)
As it becomes a more popular form of relationship model, non-monogamy has come up as a topic in many forms of entertainment. An experienced panel will be discussing the various forms of non-monogamy and how pop culture has chosen to address the topic in some of your favorite books, games, and other entertainment choices. Questions welcome.


Saturday August 22, 2015 8:30pm - 10:30pm
La Crosse

9:00pm

Karneval
Circus is the last line of defense between humanity and the monstrous Varuga. Although the naive Nai and street hoodlum Gareki might be more of a hinderance as new recruits.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Salon A

9:00pm

Dracula (1931)
The classic Universal Studios version of the Dracula story. Starring Bela Lugosi.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Salon B

9:00pm

Ultimate Werewolf
Ultimate Werewolf is the ultimate party game for anywhere from 5 to 68 playersof all ages. Each plaer has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves. As a werewolf convince the other villagers that you're innocent, secretly dining on those same villagers each night. Dozens of special roles are available to help both the villagers and the werewolves achieve their goals while thwarting their opponents.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00am
Geneva

9:30pm

Star Wars Kanan
Writer Greg Weisman talks about the new Star Wars: Kanan and its connection to the popular Star Wars Rebels animation.

Guests
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Mendota

9:30pm

Movie: Addam's Family
A modern take on the classic 60s TV Series, which is in turn based on Charles Addams comics about the world’s weirdest family. Starring Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, and Christopher Lloyd.

Saturday August 22, 2015 9:30pm - 11:30pm
Salon C

10:00pm

Otaku Tonight with Professor Pher
Back for Season 5, it's Otaku Tonight with Professor Pher! Join Pher, Nick, DJ Genjamen, and the whole crew as they bring you the ONLY nerd-based late-night talk show in the universe! Did Nick escape Godzilla's love nest? Find out!


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon F-G

10:00pm

Jan Scott Frazier Live (18+)
A high energy, experiential, autobiographical (sometimes interactive) talk about Jan’s experiences living and working abroad and around the USA, as well as stories from her eclectic career.

Guests
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00pm

Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare
Think you have what it takes to be the best exo-skeleton pilot at the con.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am
Superior

10:00pm

The Mixer: CITADEL
Need an escape from the intense August heat at this year’s Geek Kon? Looking to get your groove on? Come get Witnessed at this year’s Geek Kon Mixer: CITADEL, Presented by X-Geek Media and North Star EDM. Join the most intense party of the summer, with a stacked DJ line up featuring the best Geek EDM talent in the Upper Midwest, a state of the art light and video show, and many other surprises. Grab your friends, glow sticks, interceptors, fellow war boys, vault hunters, and pip boys because this party is sure not be mediocre. Get shiny and chrome, then come to the Citadel, Saturday night at 10PM in Main Programming!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00am
Wisconsin

10:15pm

Devil Survivor 2: The Animation
In one week, the world will end. That is, unless Hibiki and his friends can stop it using a demon summoning phone app and the resources of a government agency. Part of the “Megaten” franchise.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:15pm - 11:30pm
Salon A

10:30pm

Horror of Dracula (1958)
The Hammer Studios version of the original Dracula Story. Starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am
Salon B

10:30pm

Karaoke
DJ Sarge of Highland Entertainment is back for a fifth year with karaoke at its finest! Don’t be shy, come show off your singing skills with the largest karaoke selection in the state and still growing. Or just kick back and listen to the classics we all know and love as we will be going until everyone or the night is done.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00am
Mendota

11:30pm

Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Night Guard Training
Help Wanted. Family Pizzaria looking for security guard to run the nightshift 12am-6am. Monitor cameras, ensure safety of equipment and animatronic characters. Not responsible for injury/dismemberment. $120 a week to apply visit us in mentioned panel room!


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:30pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 12:30am
Salon F-G

12:00am

Hellsing
In this loose adaptation of the manga, how many agents does Sir Integra Wingates Hellsing need to send to battle a rogue vampire priest? Just one.

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am - 1:15am
Salon A

12:00am

Fanfiction Effscapade (18+)
Last year we delighted you all with the legendary "My Immortal." This year, we are doing things differently. In efforts to keep our cast from bleeding out of their ears, the fanfiction we have chosen this year is typo-free, but it will still blow your minds. Two very popular fandoms have been smushed together in utterly divine chaos.

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am - 2:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

12:00am

Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
The 90's visual spectacular staring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, and Anthony Hopkins

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am - 2:15am
Salon B

12:00am

Doctor Who: Series 8 Marathon
Two-night event! Catch up on the latest series of Doctor Who before Series 9 starts! Episodes 1-6 on Saturday Morning, and 7-12 and the XMas Special Sunday.

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00am - 5:30am
Salon C

12:30am

Doctor Who - An Unearthly Podcast LIVE
The crew of An Unearthly Podcast Return to Geek.Kon this year with it's second live special. This year, since Doctor Who will premiere NEXT week, the AUP crew will go over what we know, what's rumored, what's debunked, as well as our predictions for Series 9.


Sunday August 23, 2015 12:30am - 2:30am
La Crosse

1:15am

Hellsing Ultimate
How many agents does Sir Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing need to send to handle a rogue vampire priest? Still just one.

Sunday August 23, 2015 1:15am - 2:30am
Salon A

2:30am

Lunar Legend Tsukihime
Arcuied the vampire princess sees a chance to stand against the evil Roa when she recruits the human Shiki Tohno who possesses the Mystic Eyes of Death Perception.

Sunday August 23, 2015 2:30am - 3:45am
Salon A

3:00am

Horror Express (1972)
A monster once frozen in Ice gets free on a train! Starring Peter Cushing, and produced by Hammer Studios.

Sunday August 23, 2015 3:00am - 4:30am
Salon B

3:45am

The Future Diary
It’s a battle royal as a dying god pits humans armed with special diary themed phones against each other to see who will succeed him.

Sunday August 23, 2015 3:45am - 5:00am
Salon A
 
Sunday, August 23
 

4:30am

Snake People (1971)
A Zombie film made before Night Of The Living Dead, and staring Boris Karloff.

Sunday August 23, 2015 4:30am - 6:00am
Salon B

5:00am

Spice and Wolf
Kraft Lawrence is trying to make his way through the world, with the goal to own a shop. Holo is a wolf god who can help him make his dreams come true, if he lets her travel with him.

Sunday August 23, 2015 5:00am - 6:15am
Salon A

5:30am

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Into every generation, there is a chosen one. One girl in all the world. She alone will wield the strength and skill to stand against the vampires. She is the Slayer. And her name is Buffy Summers.

Sunday August 23, 2015 5:30am - 7:00am
Salon C

6:00am

Tom and Jerry Shorts
The Chuck Jones classics that officially named the now famous Cat and Mouse duo.

Sunday August 23, 2015 6:00am - 7:00am
Salon B

6:15am

Red Data Girl
Whenever Izumiko is around electronics, they blow up. And when she takes off her glasses, she can see strange shadow creatures. With the protection of Miyuki, she will learn more of her destiny.

Sunday August 23, 2015 6:15am - 7:30am
Salon A

7:00am

Spider-Man
The original 1970's Cartoon about the famous Marvel Web-slinger.

Sunday August 23, 2015 7:00am - 7:30am
Salon B

7:00am

Angel
In this BtVS spinoff, the vampiric Angel runs a supernatural detective agency in the hopes of earning up enough karma to realize his goal of being human again.

Sunday August 23, 2015 7:00am - 8:30am
Salon C

7:30am

Superman
The original Fleisher Studios/Paramount cartoons of the Main of Steel from the 1940s.

Sunday August 23, 2015 7:30am - 8:00am
Salon B

7:45am

Sankarea
Chihiro has always wanted to date a zombie girl. He finally has a chance when Rea Sanka stumbles upon his experiments in necromancy. To escape her controlling father she agrees to help him.

Sunday August 23, 2015 7:45am - 9:00am
Salon A

8:00am

X-Men
The Legendary 90's cartoon of the Marvel heroes, based on the Jim Lee art style.

Sunday August 23, 2015 8:00am - 8:30am
Salon B

8:30am

Classic Doctor Who
The Longest Running Sci-Fi series in the world about a man that travels through time and space defeating monsters and saving lives. From the ‘63-’89 era of the show. Episodes TBA at con.

Sunday August 23, 2015 8:30am - 10:15am
Salon C

8:30am

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
The first half of the second Flash Gordon Serial from the 1940s.

Sunday August 23, 2015 8:30am - 10:15am
Salon B

9:00am

Good Morning Geek Kon! What are you doing up?
What are you doing here this early? ar Can`t sleep, have not slept, just arrived. Yes its back for anther year there's not much going on this hour so why not come to this pannel to talk about the con, what your doing up.

Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Geneva

9:00am

The World God Only Knows
In this parody of dating sims, Keima must make a series of girls fall in love with him in order to capture the renegade demons living in their hearts. This turns out to be harder than it seems.

Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 10:15am
Salon A

9:00am

Lounge L33ts Presents: MMO Worlds
The Lounge L33ts have been busy testing the new goodies in Anarchy Online, TERA, LOTRO, and many other MMOs. This year, the audience will choose a game and create a character for us to guide through the tutorial.


Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am
La Crosse

9:00am

Artemis Bridge Simulator
Think you have what it takes to man a starship bridge station? Or maybe you think you can be Captain of a starship! It’s time to prove your mettle, stop by the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator room, and play as the Helm officer, Tactical officer, Science officer, Engineering officer, or Communications officer.

Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon H

9:00am

Boffer
This is the room you can hit your friends, family and random strangers and not get in trouble.

Sunday August 23, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Greenway

9:30am

Nerd & Tie LIVE
Nerd & Tie, the only podcast on the Internet with a dress code, is coming to you LIVE from Geek.Kon! Join Trae Dorn, Nick Izumi, and Professor Pher as they discuss the hottest topics in the world of geekdom.


Sunday August 23, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Mendota

10:00am

Big Ideas, Tiny Budget - Making Animated films on a Shoestring – PART 2
How to animate, animate, animate – even if you can’t draw! Thanks to modern technology, the complicated and time consuming production process that once took dozens of people can now be done on a single home computer. How can products with strange names like Dogwaffle, Moho, Poser and Daz help bring your ideas to life without breaking your fingers or your wallet? An overview of both 2D and 3D animation packages and tons of free resources!

Guests
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Geneva

10:00am

Patterns for Cosplay
Building a cosplay costume starts with a pattern, but how do you know which one to choose? Reading and modifying a pattern to suit your needs can be a challenge, so we're here to help. Get suggestions, learn the secrets of commercial patterns, and get advice on how to modify patterns so that your costume comes out perfect.


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00am

RWBY
RWBY! People! Fun! Craziness! Join the fun panel of RWBY, as we do a Q&A, hang out, and funny improv!!


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Salon F-G

10:00am

StarCraft
Protoss, Human or Zerg who will win.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Superior

10:00am

City Crusher
Geek-kon’s newest charity event City Crusher. We are putting together a model cardboard city to allow some lucky attendees to rampage thou and crush underfoot. City crusher is your chance to live out your kaiju monster or giant robot dreams. Spectators are encouraged and if you want to bring in a cardboard building of your own to add to the wreckage you can. We will have a silent auction set up from Friday till Sunday morning to determine who gets first crack at the model city with in a time limited. Then we go down the list till we run out of time or buildings (whichever comes first), groups up to 4 will be allowed. Donations will go to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm
Monona

10:00am

Welcome to Hel!
Stargate SG-1 meets Sliders: persuade the native leadership to sign a treaty of friendship, and investigate the possible ruins. Should be simple, right?

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Vendor Room/Artist Alley
Shop our vendor room and artist alley!

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Michigan

10:00am

#3-09: The Quest for Perfection—Part I: The Edge of Heaven (Core Campaign)
The PCs discover that merely retrieving a powerful relic from an abandoned Iroran monastery to assist them in the upcoming Ruby Phoenix Tournament is but the beginning of a much larger quest.


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

#3-15: The Haunting of Hinojai (Core Campaign)
The Pathfinder Society sends a team of agents to explore a reportedly haunted house in the Dragon Empires nation of Minkai, hoping they can uncover the secret behind the legendary location's tormented past.


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

#4–10: Feast of Sigils
To what end does a sect of the cult of Lissala conduct their ancient Feast of Sigils ritual in the city of Kaer Maga, and can the Pathfinders stop them before their evil plans come to fruition? (Levels 7-11)


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

#6–19: Test of Tar Kuata
The PCs must prove their worth if they are to win the trust of the Iroran monks of Tar Kuata and discover an otherworldly relic rumored to be within their temple. Content in “Test of Tar Kuata” contributes directly to the Year of the Sky Key metaplot as well as the ongoing storyline of the Scarab Sages faction.


Sunday August 23, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

10:15am

Kamisama Kiss
As the new earth deity in town, schoolgirl Nanami has to deal with weak shrine guardians, mischievous yokai, and, of course, a foxy male familiar.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:15am - 11:30am
Salon A

10:15am

Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979)
The TV Movie sequel to the first Reb Brown movie, and this time he battles with the late, great, Christopher Lee.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:15am - 11:45am
Salon B

10:15am

Forever Knight
A Canadian Series about Nick Knight, a vampire homicide detective who solves murders while trying to find a way through medical science to regain his humanity.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:15am - 11:45am
Salon C

10:30am

Geek Music Video Awards
Prepare for an epic session of AMV awesomeness! Geek.Kon's sixth video contest showcases the best from your fellow attendees. Once again, prizes will be awarded for videos with both animated and live-action footage.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Wisconsin

11:00am

Black Widow's Revenge - Geek Girls Talk Marvel
Who says girls don't love their comic books?! Join three geek ladies as they look at the past year of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what is upcoming, and some of the social impact it has had. A little bit of fangirling and a little bit of serious conversation. Best of both worlds!


Sunday August 23, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Geneva

11:00am

Teen Geek Survival Guide
Guest of Honor, Gamer, Geek, and Former Teen, Aaron Pavao, provides some tips and advice on surviving the many trials and tribulations of teenage and geek life.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
La Crosse

11:00am

YA Fiction for the Young and for Adults
Young adult fiction is not just for young people these days. However, which YA books are more for the young and which are actually targeted to adults?

Guests
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

11:00am

Infinite Stratos 2 - Live Commentary
Tiffany Grant (Laura Bodewig) provides a live commentary on the early episodes of Infinite Stratos 2.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →
avatar for Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

With over 1200 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge--knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Mendota

11:00am

Arts & Creativity Workshop
Jan presents a workshop that addresses how to unleash and explore creativity and examine creativity from theory to actualization. The discussion covers a wide variety of media and artistic techniques.

Guests
avatar for Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan Scott-Frazier

Jan is a Director, Producer, public speaker, storyteller, multi-media artist, art/creativity educator, translator and Japanese animation industry veteran. Jan worked at studios such as Artland (Genocyber, Bubblegum Crash) and Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Blood), worked freelance with many other studios and had her own animation studio in Thailand. Jan has written textbooks, magazine articles, technical manuals and screenplays, translated... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Salon F-G

11:30am

Kyo kara Maoh!
The culture of the Great Demon Kingdom is very different from Japan, as Yuri tries to adjust to his new duties with hilarious results.

Sunday August 23, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm
Salon A

11:45am

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this tells the origins of Steve Rogers, the legendary First Avenger, during the midst of World War II as he battles Hydra and the Red Skull.

Sunday August 23, 2015 11:45am - 2:00pm
Salon B

12:00pm

Fae and the City (Urban Fantasy Panel)
Urban fantasy stories have exploded in popularity in the last decade. What are the origins of the genre, and where is it headed?

Guests
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
La Crosse

12:00pm

Gargoyles is Super Cool
Gargoyles was something of a landmark animation in the mid 1990s. It was cool then, and it is still cool today. Come talk about the series with creator Greg Weisman and comic book artist Christopher Jones.

Guests
avatar for Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a Minnesota-based comic book artist currently providing artwork for the science fiction comic series Parallel Man. Most of Chris’ work in recent years has been penciling for DC Comics, including penciling, inking and interiors and covers for Young Justice, based on the hit Cartoon Network animated TV series. His work for Marvel Comics includes Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Marvel Superhero Squad. His... Read More →
avatar for Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others. Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He became Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Duck Tales the Movie, and... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Geneva

12:00pm

Movie: Addam's Family Values
The Addamses are back, and this time….they’re off to summer camp. Starring Raul Julia, Anjelica Huston, and Christopher Lloyd.

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:45pm
Salon C

12:00pm

Geek Theatre: Shakespeare Through a Geeky Lens
"Highbrow vs. Lowbrow" is a false dichotomy. Here we trace the influence of classic lit throughout geek culture, dispel some myths about Shakespeare, and share some tales from backstage in the theatre world. Then we'll perform and analyze a couple of scenes, and invite audience members up to do the same.


Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Wisconsin

12:00pm

The Lord of the Rings Card Game
We will be teaching/demoing single deck games using starter box only. Come learn how to play

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Pokemon
Meet up with others and Battle against others to train you Pokemon to the ultimate evolution.

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Superior

12:00pm

SCA Demo
Do you like history? Fancy yourself a heroic knight in shining armor? Or maybe a swashbuckling swordsman? Then the Society for Creative Anachronism is for you! Come and join the local chapter, the Barony of Jararvellir, and see what this 50-year-old society founded by scifi geeks is all about. Come share The Dream!

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenway

12:00pm

Death Cog: Horror aboard Starship Spooky Doom
On a routine voyage aboard an interstellar cruise ship, SOMETHING has gone wrong. Horribly...wrong... Will you survive to tell the tale, or will no one hear your screams in the cold of space

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Magic the Gathering: Planechase and Archenemy
Planechase and Arch Enemy Casual Format. Come and enjoy some laidback Magic the Gathering with some friends.

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

12:45pm

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan
Riku has struggled to reconcile with his yokai heritage while helping the humans nearby. Eventually he must become the Third Head of the Nura clan under a banner of fear.

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Salon A

1:00pm

Evolution of the Comics Industry
Comics have been around for decades. However, recent years have seen a rapid change in the industry. Come talk about the changes in the industry and where it might be headed.

Guests
avatar for Matt M. McElroy

Matt M. McElroy

Matt M McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG.com and related sites. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs in digital and print editions. A long-time horror, dark fantasy, and dark science fiction fan, he is also the owner of Flames Rising Press which publishes the type of fiction and games he loves. Matt is also a freelance developer of games, primarily working with Onyx Path Publishing on the Vampire... Read More →
avatar for Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer is a 20+ year veteran of the comic book industry. He has inked numerous comics for Marvel, DC, Image, and Moonstone on such titles as Spider-Man, Avengers, Flash, JLA, Badger, and the Phantom. He is the Illustrator of the DIY Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse from Hanson Press. His current projects include, SURVIVAL, an urban zombie tale written by Russell Lissau, and Dr Goyle, his creator owned all-ages comic. Find him on... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
La Crosse

1:00pm

Masqurade Post-Mortem
A low stress time to meet with the directors, judges and contestants. Contestants are encouraged to bring their pieces so they can be viewed from close up.

Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Geneva

1:00pm

Dance Dance Revolution
Wouldn’t be a convention without this as a tournament.

Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior

1:00pm

Kitsune (Tournament)
Kitsune are Japanese fox-spirits, known for tricking unwary mortals. Earn your tails and win prizes including a collector's edition copy of the game!

Panelists

Sunday August 23, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

1:30pm

Build-a-World Game Show
Ever wonder how writers work under pressure? This “Game Show” combines mini-worldbuilding games, audience participation, and a whole lotta fun to create new worlds on-the-fly. Timed events pit one team against the other -- and winners are voted on by the audience! Run by Monica Valentinelli.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing work in the tabletop games industry, with published work for such companies as Modiphius Entertainment, Onyx Path Publishing, Green Ronin Publishing, Margaret Weis Productions, Games Workshop/Black Library, Fantasy Flight Games, and Mongoose Publishing. Bill has more recently worked on writing fiction, with publishing credits "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven... Read More →
avatar for Emma Bull

Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been... Read More →
avatar for Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Recently, Monica has filled the shoes of lead developer and writer for the line of Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Mendota

2:00pm

Tiffany Grant Autograph Signing
Supplementary autograph signing for Tiffany Grant.

Guests
avatar for Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Geek.Kon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994]. She’s voiced characters in 1400+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), TSUBASA RESERVOIR... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Atrium

2:00pm

Kekkaishi
For centuries the Hazama clan has protected their land from supernatural creatures through the use of Kekkai energy barriers. However, the greatest threat may come from the land beneath them.

Sunday August 23, 2015 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Salon A

2:00pm

True Blood
HBO Original Series about a fictional town in Louiianna where humans and the supernatural live side-by-side.

Sunday August 23, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Salon C

2:00pm

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
The story continues at Cap battles the hidden remnants of Hydra, and the new Super Human, the Winter Soldier as they attack Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.

Sunday August 23, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon B

3:00pm

Closing Ceremonies
Sadly, it's time to say farewell to Geek.Kon for another year. It's time to acknowledge the many people who make Geek.Kon possible, say goodbye to any guests that have refused to leave, and learn the dates for Geek.Kon 2015!

Sunday August 23, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Wisconsin

3:15pm

Mushishi
Some creatures are so ancient that they escape perception by most humans. Ginko seeks to help those humans unfortunate enough to run afoul of the mysterious Mushi.

Sunday August 23, 2015 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Salon A

4:00pm

Post Con Q&A
What did you like? What didn't you like? This is your chance to talk directly to the organizing committee and offer suggestions for making Geek.Kon even better!

Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wisconsin