By Staff Reports
Rose City Comic Con, Oregon’s premier comic con, is proud to announce three days of programming complete with panels, workshops, celebrity appearances, and more, taking over the Oregon Convention Center from September 13-15. Family-friendly pavilion Rose City Jr, presented by the Toy Association, brings all-ages programming to its dedicated stage on the show floor. Read below for more details on who guests can see on the main stage as well as unique programing from Dark Horse Comics, Oni Press, Legendary Entertainment, LeakyCon and more. Attendees can start planning their Rose City Comic Con experience and view the full schedule online at: https://rosecitycomiccon.com/
Highlights from Rose City Comic Con 2019 include:
Celebrity & Comic Guests
Hear from some of the biggest influencers from the world of pop culture and comic books at panels, screenings, Q&As, and more. For a full lineup of confirmed guests visit https://rosecitycomiccon.com/
Main Stage events include:
- The Office Cast (2:40PM – September 13 – Room 1)
- Weird Science Cast (4:10PM – September 15 – Room 1)
- Princess Bride Cast (12:50PM – September 14 – Room 1)
- Harry Potter Cast (2:15PM – September 14 – Room 1)
- Doctor Who Cast (5:15PM — September 14 – Room 1)
- Weird Al (5:00PM – September 13 – Room 1)
- Robert Enguld Q&A (6:10PM – September 15—Room 1)
- SHAZAM’S Zachary Levi (11:30AM – September 15 – Room 1)
Dark Horse Comics
- Artists Who Write: The Craft and Creation of Comics (2PM – September 13—Room 6)
- Peeling Back the Layers: The Process of Bringing a Comic to Life (1PM – September 14 – Room 6)
- Dark Horse Comics: Behind the Books (5PM – September 14 – Room 6)
- Dark Horse Mange (2PM – September 15 – Room 6)
Returning to the Oregon area for the first time since 2013, Harry Potter fans can revel in all the fun that LeakyCon’s Wizarding Alley will bring to the 2019 Rose City Comic Con.
- Underappreciated Harry Potter Characters Hour (3:00PM – September 13 – Room 4)
- Parental Figures in Harry Potter (11:00AM – September 14 – Room 4)
- Women of the Harry Potter Series (4:00PM – September 14 – Room 4)
- 15 Harry Potter Topics in 50 Minutes (11AM – September 15 – Room 4)
- Harry, A History (12:30PM – September 15 – Room 5)
Rose City Jr
Rose City Jr, powered by The Toy Association, provides hours of fun with entertaining and educational programs for fans of all ages, including interactive workshops with characters from hit shows, costume parades, an entire stage dedicated to kids programing and more.
- Kids Costume Parades (4:30PM – September 14 & 12:30PM – September 15 Rose City Jr Stage) Kids will have the chance to strut their stuff and show off over-the-top outfits in not just one but two costume parades inside Rose City Jr. Entry is limited to the first 30 registrants.
- National Wildlife Federation Animal Show with Naturalist David Mizejewski and animal ambassadors from the Oregon Zoo (1:30PM – September 14 – Rose City Jr Stage) Meet celebrity naturalist David Mizejewski of the National Wildlife Federation as he hosts an amazing wildlife showcase with Oregon Zoo animals from around the globe.
- Meet and Greet with Portland Thorns and Timber Joey (Rose City Jr. Meet & Greets)
Meet players from the Portland Thorns and the official Portland Timbers mascot, Timber Joey on Saturday, September 14.
Portland Thorns Players – 2-3:30pm
Timber Joey – 3-4:30pm
- Legendary Comics and Beyond (4:00PM – September 14 –Room 6)
Community Based Programming
Rose City Comic Con is committed to inclusivity and uplifting diverse voices in our community. Convention attendees can find programming dedicated to LGBTQ+, the disabled community, women in pop culture, and communities of color.
- Representation in Superhero Comics: Gail Simone and Seven Days (3PM – September 13 – Room 6)
- Magic Wheelchair: Inclusive Cosplay (1:30PM – September 15 – Room 3)
Additional Programming Highlights:
- Crime DOES Pay: Modern Crime Comics and More! (11AM – September 14 – Room 6)
- Stumptown Premiere (3:25PM – September 14 Room 1)
- Tales from The Long Con: (12PM – September 15 – Room 6)
WEBSITE & MOBILE APP: https://rosecitycomiccon.com/ and the Rose City Comic Con app have the most up to date information and schedules. Find the app by searching for “Rose City Comic Con” in the App Store or Google Play Store.
About Rose City Comic Con
Founded in 2011, Rose City Comic Con quickly became Portland’s largest and most diverse comics convention. Building from the strong, independent creative community in the city and combining well-known creators, celebrity guests, and cosplay enthusiasts in a family-friendly atmosphere, RCCC brings together a variety of passionate fans in one epic weekend.
About LeftField Media
LeftField Media, LLC is an events company focused on developing face-to-face events in a range of communities rooted in contemporary culture and shared passion. LeftField was formed in 2014 by Greg Topalian (President, LeftField Media) and is now owned by Topalian and Clarion Events Ltd. With a keen sense of the evolving needs of businesses and their consumers, as well as new opportunities created by change, LeftField takes a clean slate approach to its work. LeftField’s portfolio includes Awesome Con (awesomecon.com), Washington D.C.’s Comic Con; Rose City Comic Con (rosecitycomiccon.com), in Portland, O.R.; Big Easy Con (bigeasycon.com), in New Orleans, L.A.; and Anime NYC (animenyc.com), a Japanese pop culture festival in New York City. LeftField Media is headquartered in historic Trumbull, C.T. (leftfieldmedia.com).