Cosplay, D&D, Game Shows, Spies, Horror, Star Wars, and More at BCC 2020 Live

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – October 22, 2020 – Join us for the 1st annual Baltimore Comic-Con Live, a FREE ONLINE EVENT streaming the weekend of October 23-25, 2020! Come check out our retailers, exhibitors, artists alley, programming, and the Ringo Awards live! We are presenting an amazing range of topics in our 2020 virtual programming. Regardless of if you’re a cosplayer, a gamer, a movie buff, or just a reader, there’s sure to be something for you!

Twiztid_ Haunted High-Ons


TWIZTID Presents: Haunted High-Ons

Panelists: Dirk Manning, Marianna Pescosta, Drena Jo

Host: Joshua Werner

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 12pm ET / 9am PT


Joshua Werner joins Dirk Manning and the creative team behind the Twiztid comic series Haunted High-Ons: The Darkness Rises to discuss its creation, the three Ringo Award nominations, and the exciting things coming next.


Afua Richardson


TERROR IN THE PAGES: Making a Horror Comic

Panelists: Afua Richardson, Tim Seely, Jeremy Haun, Mike Moreci, Jim Terry

Host: John Siuntres

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 2pm ET / 11am PT


We all love horror, especially the comic creators on this panel. Join us for a group chat to discuss everything we find chilling and downright terrifying in comics.


Evil Ted Smith


EVIL TED SMITH: Creating Foam Cosplay

Panelists: Evil Ted Smith

Host: Chuck Lindsey

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 3pm ET / 12pm PT


From Hunger Games to Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Trek to The Walking Dead, Evil Ted has worked in the movie industry doing visual effects, prop, and model making for 28 years. In this LIVE demo, he will show you the secrets to making realistic cosplay pieces right at home.


Panelists: Tom Brevoort

Host: Chuck Lindsey

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 4pm ET / 1pm PT


Watch as contestants compete in a Marvel Trivia Showdown to claim Ultimate Fandom Supremacy. Three rounds of gameshow action to see who knows more about comics than Marvel Executive Editor, Tom Brevoort.


Stephanie Phillips



Panelists: Stephanie Phillips, Jeff Parker, Brian Stelfreeze, Doug Wagner

Host: Robert Meyer Burnett

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 4pm ET / 1pm PT


From secret agents to international super criminals, spy comics have been a tent pole of the comic book genre from the very beginning. Join host Robert Meyer Burnett as he delves deep into everything we love about Spy Comics and the hottest titles currently on the shelves.


Cecil Castellucci



Panelists: Tom Akel, Jim Zub, Troy Little, Cecil Castellucci, Joel Daly

Host: Joel Daly

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – 11pm ET / 8pm PT


Join the most popular players LIVE for a D&D session for the ages. Dungeon Masters and Players include Tom Akel, Jim Zub, Troy Little, Cecil Castellucci, Joel Daly, and Sal Crivelli.


Sanford Greene


WEB COMICS: What’s Next in Digital?

Panelists: Dean Haspiel, Sanford Greene, Megan Stevenson, Michael Son

Host: Tom Akel

Sunday, October 25, 2020 – 12pm ET / 9am PT


Join Dean Haspiel (2017 Ringo Award winner for The Red Hook), Sanford Greene(2018 Ringo Award winner for 1000), Megan Stevenson (2020 Ringo nominee for The Croaking), and Tapas VP of Content Michael Son for a discussion with Rocketship Entertainment Publisher Tom Akel (Backchannel) on the evolving landscape of digital comics and how creators can evaluate their opportunities versus the traditional market.


Dean Haspiel



Panelists: Stan Sakai, Dean Haspiel, Erica Schultz, with Dave Kelly and Alex Segura

Host: Gene Kannenberg, Jr.

Sunday, October 25, 2020 – 3pm ET / 12pm PT


A discussion on how comics use the fantastic to tell deeply personal stories. Bucking the conventional wisdom that if you focus on fiction there’s no personal truth to it, this panel brings together creators who channel their own lives and experiences through the limitless potential of big characters and other worlds. Join 2020 Ringo nominees Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Erica Schultz (Forgotten Home), and Dave Kelly(Tales of the Night Watchman) with 2017 Ringo winner Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook) and Alex Segura (The Black Ghost, Co-President Archie Comics). Moderated by Gene Kannenberg, Jr.


Greg Pak



Panelists: Charles Soule, Katie Cook, Greg Pak, Mike Moreci

Host: Alden Diaz

Sunday, October 25, 2020 – 3pm ET / 12pm PT


Explore the world and history of Star Wars comics from the creators that know it best!!! Join host Alden Diaz for a very special look into a galaxy far far away with panelists Charles Soule, Katie Cook, Greg Pak, and Mike Moreci.


“What a cornucopia of concepts,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter for the Baltimore Comic-Con. “All of these panels are fascinating in their own right, and feature some of the industry’s authorities on their respective topics. This is going to be a great weekend!”

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