Jovial Juggernaut (Liam) has been cosplaying for over a decade, and has been one half of Jovial Hearts Cosplay for 8 years. Jovial Juggernaut is known for his many portrayals of the Riddler, and stellar wig builds. He loves dramatic and intricate designs, and bringing 2-D designs into the 3-D world. Jovial Juggernaut hosted his first panel in 2013 and has been in many since, both character and informational. With his skills in body paint and building large cosplay pieces, you might see him in almost anything!
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1:00 PM | Location: Boomer A
Even “bad” anime can be good fun. Stand by your fandom! What are some of your all-time favorite guilty-pleasure animes, and what makes them so bad that they're good? Cosplay encouraged!
Moderator: Jovial Juggernaut
2:00 PM | Location: Boomer B
So you're like, into cosplay? No, you're a costume department of one. You're a sewist, a painter, a sculptor, a performer, and so much more. Join in a discussion about cosplay as an art form, and its ever-evolving standards.
Moderator: Hall of Femme
9:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Fountain
Join panelists in the hotel breakfast area for morning networking and conversation. BYO coffee, please.
Moderator: Mark Alfred
Panelists: Mark Alfred, Alice-of-Hearts, Aoi Kitsu, Beku.Cos, Blair Bartlett - Alternate Realities Studio, Aaron Bossig, Brook Bullock, David Carrico, Cat of WhiskersandBeans, Peri Charlifu, Rosemary Clement-Moore, Crazy Red Artist, EBA Comedy, Daniel Erickson, Rhonda Eudaly, Everyday Futurist, Shai Fenwick, Mark Finn, Caleb Haldane, Sally Hamilton, Teddy Harvia, Lyde Van Hoy, Barrett Huddleston, Nick Johnson, Jovial Juggernaut, vickey malone kennedy, Knightmage, Julia S. Mandala, A. Lee Martinez, Moe, Tracy S. Morris, Kathleen M O'Brien, Remy Domino, Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman, James Simpson, Seth Skorkowsky, A C Smart, Tommy B. Smith, Squirrelly Jedi Photography, Stevo the Gutter Nerd, B J Thrower
10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma G
Sometimes a seam pops, sometimes a design is too ambitious, sometimes bad deals are made or things get really...weird. We'll cover it all! Cosplayers happily discuss their favorite disastrous cosplay experiences, and how this helped them improve.
Moderator: Court's Cosplay
1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma G
Expert overlords coach newcomers on many topics, such as lair construction, the ever-important costume, the best weapons, and the care and feeding of minions. (And disposing of those who mess up.)
Moderator: Phillip Drayer Duncan
3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A
While fan art is intended as a tribute to the original work, some creators and collectors are concerned. It’s use of an artists' intellectual property by someone else—particularly when put out for sale. Where does homage end and plagiarism begin?
Moderator: Chaz Kemp
3:00 PM | Location: Sooner A
How you communicate can be just as important as what you are saying. This is especially true in an online setting. Our panelists discuss how to get your point across online without starting flame wars or losing friends.
Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman