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Masquerade Winner for Best in Show!
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The following guests had to cancel their appearance at Comic-Con:
3:30–5:00 pm Babylon 5: The Road Home Encore Screening—Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment marks the 30th anniversary of the beloved sci-fi saga with the encore screening of the all-new original animated movie Babylon 5: The Road Home. Travel across the galaxy with John Sheridan as he unexpectedly finds himself transported through multiple timelines and alternate realities in a quest to find his way back home. Along the way, he reunites with some familiar faces while discovering cosmic new revelations about the history, purpose, and meaning of the Universe. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Babylon 5: The Road Home will be available to own on Digital, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on August 15, 2023. Room 6DE.
Miraculous Ladybug and ZAG Animation, 10:15–11:15, Room 6BCF
Sesame Street Special Premiere Screening, 11:30–12:30, Room 6BCF
Autograph Area Updates
Limited Signings [Full Details]
You must have a line ticket from the Limited Signing ticket drawing to enter the queue.
Spotlight on Frank Miller
Frank Miller, writer/penciller/inker/director (Sin City, 300)
AA06 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tom Arnold, Mark Pellegrino, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Samm Levine, Brian A. Metcalf, Kelly Arjen, Shelley Regner, Jason Faunt, Lulu Jovovich, Luke Edwards, Charlene Amoia
AA02 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cover Story: Becky Cloonan (Batman, Gotham Academy; this year's Comic-Con Souvenir Book cover), J. Scott Campbell (Danger Girl, Amazing Spider-Man)
AA04 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cursed Truths: Cindy Strachan, author, Katrina Easley, author, Stacie Calvano, investor
AA11 11:00am - 1:30pm
Gamera Rebirth: Hiroyuki Seshita (Director), Kan Takahama (Kaiju Designer)
AA05 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Star Trek: Picard
AA07 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Tom Arnold, actor (True Lies)
AA03 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Kira Buckland, voice actor (Demon Slayer)
AA24 10am - 1:30pm
Spotlight on Holly Black: Holly Black, author (Book of Night, The Folk of the Air)
AA06 11:30am - 12:30pm
Richard Dent, writer (Myopia Vol 1, Myopia The Rise of The Domes)
AA21 10:00am - 1:30pm
Kayleigh McKee, voice actor (Record of Ragnarok)
AA25 10:00am - 1:30pm
Thomas Ian Nicholas, actor (American Pie, Rookie of the Year, Walt Before Mickey)
AA25 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Mike Roe (The 30 Rock Book)
AA13 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cursed Truths, Cindy Strachan, author, Katrina Easley, author, Stacie Calvano, investor, time change 11:00 am - 1:30 pm, not 10:00 am to 1:30 pm.
The Owl House - Us Weirdos Have to Stick Together, location change AA02, not AA20. Time remains at 1:30pm - 3:00pm.
Last night, the 49th annual Comic-Con Masquerade filled Ballroom 20, the Sails Pavilion and part of Ballroom 6A. It featured 30 entries, with a total of 77 costumes crossing the stage. Our Masters of Ceremonies wasartist/writer/publisher Phil Foglio of Studio Foglio’s Girl Genius series of graphic novels and novels. For the Judging intermission. We were treated to a Star Wars light-saber drama-performance by the Saber Guild, and an amazing modern dance performance by the Corps Dance Crew.
The winners were:
Best in Show: Warhammer 40,000. Worn By: BeyonderJoe, his Family and Friends Designed and Made By: BeyonderJoe
Judges’ Choice: Welcome to the 60s.
Worn By: Agustina Sugarbush, Stephanie Schulman, Bendy Mitchell, Anita Riggs, Alia Pyatt, Jordan Munn, Cassidy Kahler, Logan Allison, Theo Tiedemann, Milo Dennison, Maggie Kennedy, Ray Bender. Designed and Made By: Chad Hatter, Stephanie Schulman, Theo Tiedemann, Bendy Mitchell, Lisa Fabio and Wigs of Whimsy
Best Re-Creation: The Last Of Us Bloater.
Worn By: Harmony Leiker. Designed and Made By: Harmony Leiker
Most Humorous: Badgey! Worn By: Helen Collins from the UK! Designed and Made By: Helen Collins.
Most Beautiful: Princess Tiana. Worn By: Nicole AKA Nil. Designed and Made By: Nicole AKA Nil
Best Young Fan: Emperor of Outworld Shao Kahn.
Worn By: Jenny Wang. Designed and Made By: Jenny Wang
Worn By: Madison Pineda. Designed and Made By: The Pineda Family – Mom, Dad and Madison.
Honorable Mention for Best Needle Drop to A Night in Cairo. Worn By: Nat Lawson, Bryn Lawson and Ken Hazlett Designed and Made By: Nat Lawson, Bryn Lawson and Ken Hazlett
Honorable Mention for Best “Mash”-Up to The Monster Mash. Worn By: Naomi, Aaron, Robert, Chelsea, Ben, Ryan and Pruedense. Designed and Made By: @ThatTallPrincess @Element.of.fun @Prue_ductions on Instagram
In addition, the following company and organization-sponsored prizes presented:
The Costume Designers Guild IATSE Local 892: Favorite Entry presented to
Simply Sensational Standing Ovational Royal Doulton Gown. Worn By: Harmony Leiker. Designed and Made By: Harmony Leiker; and Oksana Shore Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship presented to Moon Spirit Yue. Worn By: Liezl Fermando, designed and made by Liezl Fermando.
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800): ADG Cosplay Award for Original Concept Design, presented to Wakanda Storm.
Worn By: Janae Cosmos. Designed and Made By: Janae Cosmos; and ADG Cosplay Award for Best Visual Media Design, presented to The Last Of Us Bloater. Worn By: Lucy-Ann Parris. Designed and Made By: Lucy-Ann Parris
The UCLA David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design: Presented to The Last Of Us Bloater. Worn By: Lucy-Ann Parris. Designed and Made By: Lucy-Ann Parris
San Diego Comic-Con Alan Campbell Award: Presented to Troubled Doctor. Worn By: Madison Pineda. Designed and Made By: The Pineda Family – Mom, Dad and Madison.
3DHQ: Presented to The Last Of Us Bloater. Worn By: Lucy-Ann Parris. Designed and Made By: Lucy-Ann Parris
Comickaze Comics and Pop Culture Store: Presented to Welcome to the 60s. Worn By: Agustina Sugarbush, Stephanie Schulman, Bendy Mitchell, Anita Riggs, Alia Pyatt, Jordan Munn, Cassidy Kahler, Logan Allison, Theo Tiedemann, Milo Dennison, Maggie Kennedy, Ray Bender. Designed and Made By: Chad Hatter, Stephanie Schulman, Theo Tiedemann, Bendy Mitchell, Lisa Fabio and Wigs of Whimsy
The Costumer’s Guild West: Warhammer 40K. Worn By: BeyonderJoe, his Family and Friends Designed and Made By: BeyonderJoe
Frank & Son Collectable Show: Warhammer 40K. Worn By: BeyonderJoe, his Family and Friends Designed and Made By: BeyonderJoe
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