Panels and Programming

2019 is shaping up to be our biggest year yet, with more to see, explore and learn than ever before!

More than 700 hours of quality programming, all included with the price of admission! From special performance events, to fandom panels, to educational workshops, to hands-on activities for kids and teens — there’s something for everyone!
We’ll be publishing more information on each of the events and panel tracks listed below (and maybe a few surprises) leading up to the con.
Have an idea for a great panel or presentation that you’d like to lead at DPCC? We want to hear it! Click on the button below to submit your session!


Opening Night

Join us for Opening Night at Denver Pop Culture Con! Last year’s event featured the The Aquabats and comedians Eliza Skinner, Ken Reid and Adam Cayton-Holland. Stay tuned for this year’s line-up!

Costume Celebration

Our inclusive celebration is 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, your 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!


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.

Art Auction

Love to collect comic art? Interested in supporting the amazing educational mission of Pop Culture Classroom (PCC)? Come and bid on original pieces with all proceeds going directly to PCC!


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! 

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.

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.