The publishers and editors of GEEK will be on hand at this year's Wondercon Anaheim at Booth #1119 where we will be distributing special GEEK giveaways, subscription premiums and much more, including a chance to check out a special sneak preview of the new issue of GEEK in its enhanced digital version.
In addition to meeting your favorite writers, you’ll also get a chance to attend some great GEEK-sponsored programming; including a live version of our bestselling cover story about “The Once & Future Star Trek” featuring on-stage panel participants Trek showrunner and screenwriter Brannon Braga, son of legendary Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, Rod Roddenberry, Access Hollywood film critic Scott Mantz, Free Enterprise writer/producer Mark A. Altman and GEEK Executive Editor, Jeff Bond.
GEEK will also present programs on writing for television, the annual Starship Smackdown as well as a preview of the upcoming return of Chris Gosset’s Red Star with GEEK editor-in-chief David E. Williams on stage in conversation with Chris Gossett.
Also, don’t forget to check out the Warner Bros Television/NBC panel on their hit series, Revolution, where you’ll learn about an extra-special GEEK giveaway, exclusively at Wondercon.
Friday, March 29th
4:00-5:00 GEEK Magazine STAR TREK Summit – LIVE
Get ready to boldly go as our panel of ultimate Treksperts discuss the past, present and future of the Star Trek franchise as it goes Into Darkness, live and in person, based on the bestselling cover story in GEEK Magazine. Featuring writer/producer Brannon Braga (Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Enterprise, Terra Nova, Cosmos), Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, Jr. (Roddenberry.com, son of legendary Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry), Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood, chief film critic), Jeff Bond (Executive Editor, GEEK, The Music of Star Trek) and Mark A. Altman (Free Enterprise, Femme Fatales). Room 207AB
Saturday, March 30th
1:00 – 2:00 TV Writing Room Secrets Revealed: Inside Writing & Producing For Television
Meet the over-caffeinated and over-worked writers and producers who make genre entertainment what it is today and get an incredible insider look from the scribes behind some of TV’s hottest shows as they share their candid thoughts on how to make the series we love (and sometimes loathe). Find out the highly classified secrets to getting TV shows made and how to break-in and break-out in a highly competitive broadcast environment, the deep dark secrets (and low-calorie snacks) of the writer’s room – and why network executives actually care about what you say on message boards! No canned speeches and press releases here, get the straight scoop from television’s most talented writers and producers including Javier Grillo-Marxuach (The Middleman, Lost), Jesse Alexander (Heroes, Alias, Hannibal), Gabrielle Stanton (Haven, Moonlight, Arrow), Ashley E. Miller (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, X-Men: First Class, Fringe), Jose Molina (The Vampire Diaries, Firefly), Steve Kriozere (Femme Fatales, NCIS), David Simkins (Grimm, Warehouse 13), Steve Melching (The Clone Wars, Transformers: Prime) and Mark A. Altman (Femme Fatales, Necessary Roughness). Presented by GEEK Magazine. Room 207BCD
Sunday, March 31
1:30 – 2:30 The Red Star Rises: Geek Q&A with Chris Gossett
Legendary comic book creator Chris Gossett, live on stage in conversation with GEEK Magazine editor David E. Williams, as he discusses his pioneering award-winning comic book series The Red Star, soon to be a major motion picture from Chronicle director Josh Trank for Warner Bros. Gossett will also talk about his work on such films as Peter Jackson’s King Kong and Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland as well as inventing the famous two-sided light saber for Tales of the Jedi. Gossett will also share some exciting news about the future of The Red Star as it makes its eagerly awaited return to comics later this year, exclusively in the pages of the new GEEK Magazine. Room 213AB
3:00 – 5:00 Starship Smackdown Presents: Alien Armageddon
The must-see panel of Comic-Con and Wondercon returns for another action-packed year after last year’s legendary Comic-Con bout, only this time it’s not spaceships, but aliens that will duke it out for the highly-coveted Smackdown spin-off title. Can Spock put the Vulcan Death Grip on Boba Fett? Will an Alien Xenomorph defeat the Imperial Leader? And will the Martian Marauder spell doom for the Daleks? Join our panel of alien-ated experts as they outwit, outplay and outphaser starring Daren Dochterman (ST: TMP Special Edition, Real Steel), Chris Gossett (The Red Star), Ashley E. Miller (X-Men: First Class, Thor), Steve Melching (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Transformers: Prime), Robert Meyer Burnett (ST: TNG Blu-Ray, The Hills Run Red), Jeff Bond (Geek Magazine, Executive Editor) and the Richard Dawson of the stars, moderator Mark A. Altman (Femme Fatales, Free Enterprise), along with some very special surprise guests which are unlikely to include Dr. Neil DeGrasse-Tyson, but you just never know. End your weekend with the geekiest and most beloved panel of all-time in this or any other dimension, known or unknown. We would be honored if you would join us. Presented by GEEK Magazine. Room 207BCD
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