WonderPost: Panels, Chuck Wendig, Marvel and Disney Cosplay, Todd Nauck, California Browncoats

We promised you more WonderCon news this week, and we’re delivering. In addition to the first look at this year’s WonderCon souvenir book cover and t-shirt design this morning from CCI, we’ve got updates for you on panels, commissions, cosplay photo shoots, exhibitors, and so much more.

Here’s a look at the news you might have missed:

  • Calling all Deadpools, Spider-Gwens, Captain Americas, Peggy Carters, and Captain Marvels. There will be a Marvel Cosplay Costume Shoot on Saturday, April 1, with a time to be decided closer to the event. Find more information on the event page.
Marvel costume photo shoot
  • If being a prince, princess, evil queen, or cartoon animal sidekick is more your forte – then you can also check out the Disney Group Photo Shoot, which will take place on Sunday, April 2, starting at 2PM. Find more information on Facebook.
Disney Cosplay Photo Shoot

  • Zombie Ranch revealed on his blog writer Clint Wolf that he’ll be exhibiting at WonderCon this year.
  • New York Times best selling author Chuck Wendig will also be exhibiting at WonderCon this year.
  • Ready for some panel news? We’ve got a few! Actress Elle Newlands revealed that she’ll be a guest on a Cartoon Voices panel on Saturday, April 1.

  • Chris Riley, the Creative Director of Male Cosplay Pinups, will be moderating a Queer Disney Fandom panel at WonderCon.


  • The Marvel Report’s Shawn Richter will be on a few panels at WonderCon this year, including moderating a VFX panel with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Visual Effects Supervisors Mark Kolpack and Kevin Lingenfelser. The panel will be on Saturday, April 1.

  • Richter will also be on two cosplay panels.

  • Fantasy illustrator Nate Flamm will be hosting a live painting demo at WonderCon.

  • You won’t want to miss the R2-D2 Builder’s panel taking place on Friday, March 31 at 7PM in Room 210, to learn more about R2-D2 replica building. You can also check them out on the show floor.
  • And finally, Lionheart Comics Creative Director Chris Dickens also revealed that he will be on a panel on Sunday, April 2.

Green Hills Entertainment Totoro sketch (Source)
  • Barbra Dillon of Fanbase Press recently told Sequential Tart that the company will be exhibiting at both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con.
  • Fezzes are cool. Which is why you should be excited that Fez-o-Rama, home to fine embroidered velvet fezzes, is coming to WonderCon.

  • Todd Nauck, who has worked on everything from Amazing Spider-Man to Teen Titans Go to Young Justice, will be exhibiting at Artist Alley Table A-04 this year. If you’re wanting a commission from Nauck, his procedure has changed – so make sure to read up on the details.
  • It’s not a SoCal convention without the California Browncoats – so grab your parasol and Jayne hat and head on over to their booth on the WonderCon floor [dropcap][/dropcap] to check out some things that are sure to be, well, shiny.

Anything we missed? Let us know in the comments, drop us a line or tweet us at @SD_Comic_Con.

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