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Nov 17–19 in ATX: Wizard World Comic Con

The Forrest Four-Cast: November 12, 2017

Highlights of the three-day event include celebrity appearances by Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer and Jon Heder. As for content, options include “Cosplay Workshop: Working With Worbla,” “Youtube 101: Where Do I Start?,” “Justice League Of America Cosplay Meet-Up.” “Marvel Vs Dc: The Great Debate” and “Queers And Capes: Historical Representation Of The Lgbt In The Superhero Genre.”

Tickets for Wizard World Comic Con range from VIP Packages at $249 to Friday General Admission tickets at $39.95 Kids 10 and under are admitted free to Wizard World Comic Con with a paid adult.

If you like Wizard World Comic Con, then you will probably also like SXSW Gaming, which runs March 15–17. Single day tickets as well as three-day wristbands for the event are now on sale. Also, if you are a game developer, then be sure to enter your new project in the SXSW Gaming Awards. Application deadline for this competition is Friday, December 8.

Other events for the week of November 13:
November 13: A Talk with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
November 13: Visual Design Fundamentals
November 13: Blockchain ATX
November 13: EFF-Austin Meet Up
November 13: Austin Clojure Meet Up
November 13: Co-Founders Wanted Austin Meet Up
November 14: Capital Factory Accelerator Info Session
November 14: Venture Forth Pitch Night
November 14: Wayfinding: How to Change Your Career
November 14: Face-2-Face with Sara Brand
November 14: Brainstorming on Business Models
November 14: Open Pitch Practice & Pizza
November 14: Tech Jobs Tour
November 14: Inside the Teenage Tech Mind
November 15: TechTalks: Digital Currencies
November 15: Austin Tech Happy Hour
November 15: Black & LatinX in Tech Summit
November 15: Women In Tech Dinner
November 15: Tech Town Hall with Council Member Greg Casar
November 15: Social Media Strategy Mapping
November 16: Austin Cassandra Users
November 16: Civic Hack Night
November 16: MobilityX Epic Office Hours
November 16: Web Development Immersive Info Session
November 16: Digital Marketing Info Session
November 16: Product Management Info Session
November 16: Austin Hardware Startup Meet Up
November 16: Data Science Immersive Info Session
November 16: Innotech Austin
November 17: Deadline to save $300 on SXSW badge
November 17–19: Wizard World Comic Con Austin
November 18: User Experience Design Bootcamp
November 18: Introduction to Python Bootcamp

More upcoming events:
November 29–30: Mobility X Pitch Contest
December 5: Legislative Wrap-Up with Sen Kirk Watson
December 6: The Power of Design Thinking in Business
December 6: SXSW Office Hours at Capital Factory
December 7: Texas Venture Labs Venture Expo
December 8: Hack Austin
December 8: SXSW Gaming Awards Entry Deadline
December 12: Face-2-Face with Dave Kirchhoff
January 19: SXSW Release It Entry Deadline
February 26–28: Social Media Week Austin
March 5–8: SXSW edu 2018
March 9–18: SXSW 2018
March 15–17: SXSW Gaming 2018

If you have a creativity-focused event that you want listed in this space, then please contact hugh at sxsw dot com.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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