San Diego, CA (July 16, 2019)
The largest pop-culture entertainment event in the world, Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019 kicks off this week with an attendance of more than 125,000 per day with hundreds of thousands more attending related events in downtown San Diego.
The Christian Comic Arts Society along with Rooted Chronicles is honored to partner with Comic-Con International to deliver top talent, projects, and compelling events open to all Comic-Con attendees.
The Christian Comic Arts Society and Rooted Chronicles will be hosting three events as part of the official Comic-Con programming and will exhibit throughout the convention in the Small Press area #P-08. These Comic-Con events include:
Christian Comic Arts Society Mixer
Friday July 19, 2019 8:30pm – 10:00pm, Room 26AB
This is the 12th annual mixer of the CCAS where Christian professionals in the comic book entertainment and education fields discuss their faith and interact with the attendees. There will be time for people to network and the always-popular geek quiz where prizes will be given. Panelists will include Joe Queen (Geeky Guys and Gals 4 God), Hector Miray (Faith & Fandom), Scott A. Shuford (FrontGate Media), Eric Jansen (Foursquare Missions Press), Mario DeMatteo (Bear Truth Collective), and Luis Serrano (Rooted Chronicles/Samson The Nazirite).
Spiritual Themes in Comics
Saturday July 20, 2019 7:00pm – 8:00pm, Room 4
Spiritual Themes in Comics continues the always-lively discussion of spiritual themes in comics, television, and movies. This panel delves into how spirituality influences the entertainment industry and in turn impacts the culture’s perception of spiritual influences. This is the 23rd year of the Spiritual Themes in Comics panel and panelists include Scott Mercano (Diablo Publishing), Travis Hanson (Beanleaf Press), B. Dave Walters (Vampire the Masquerade), Buzz Dixon (G.I. Joe), Hector Miray (Faith and Fandom), Goldie Chan (Forbes), and Kyle Keene (Moderator).
Christian Comic Arts Society
Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am, Room 28DE
In its 22nd year, the Open Meeting of the CCAS is where Christian professionals in the entertainment and education fields discuss their faith and how it influences them in their professions, their decisions, and the creative process. Panelists will include Sergio Cariello (Action Bible), Carmi Greene (actress/talent agent), Hector Miray (Faith and Fandom), Luis Serrano (Rooted Chronicles/Samson The Nazirite), Joe Queen (Geeky Guys and Gals 4 God), Mario DeMatteo (Bear Truth Collective), and Kyle Keene (Moderator).
Also, as in years past, CCAS will be featuring book signings and giveaways throughout the weekend at their booth, #P-08.