PANELS AND PROGRAMMING

Hundreds of hours of quality programming, all included with the price of admission

From special events and fandom panels to educational workshops and hands-on activities for kids and teens — there’s something for everyone. We’ll be making almost all of our Programming announcements on our social channels, so be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Opening Night

Join us for Opening Night at DPCC 2020! 

Costume Celebration

Our inclusive celebration open to all, whether you’re a pro cosplayer or one of the rest of us who just likes to dress up! Audience member or competitor, you’re sure to have an amazing time!

The 2019 EGL Awards

After a successful debut in 2018, the EGL Awards are back for 2019. Join us at the Awards show to see the winners announced live and help us celebrate the best in graphic literature!

At The Kids' Lab

A massive section dedicated to kids and teens, this one-of-a-kind destination is where the young and young-at-heart come to create, share, explore and discover.

Page 23 LITERARY CONFERENCE

Our annual literary conference, where students, educators and scholars share their current pop culture projects, engage in roundtable discussions, and offer workshops to students and pros alike.

PANEL AND SESSION TRACKS

DPCC Presents

Our exclusive track featuring all panels covering an incredibly diverse range of your favorite pop culture guests, fandoms, topics and headlines. 

Comics Track

Did you know that nearly every comics and graphic literature guest at DPCC also does at least one panel, and often more? Well now you do! They’re all right here!

Author Track

Each year DPCC hosts dozens of the world’s top YA, Sci-Fi and Fantasy authors. Most do at least one panel for their fans at the show. Meet your favorites here! 

Reel Heroes

A live “DVD Extras” for your favorite movies and TV shows: From voice actors to stunt coordinators, these filmmakers show you what goes on behind the scenes.

For Educators

As an educational non-profit, one of our top priorities is helping educators learn, grow and discover innovative techniques for using pop culture in the classroom. 

Art Demo & Workshop

Come and draw along with industry leading comics creators. Learn how to create characters, engage with visual storytelling, and participate in interactive Q&As with your favorite artists. Art supplies provided.

Costuming & Cosplay

Whether you’re new to costuming or a cosplay pro, these panels will cover everything from costume fabrication to being confident in your cosplay.

Gaming & Tech

From table top D&D games to the latest in video games and e-sports, these panels have something for the gamer in everyone.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

From the far reaches of space to the depths of Mirkwood, delve into the lore and mystery of your favorite fandoms.