Don’t miss Comic Con International’s WonderCon event at the Anaheim Convention Center. The following high-powered panels are a must see!
Friday, April 18
5:00 – 6:00 E-SPORTS: HOW TO BECOME A PRO COMPETITOR
We’re seeing a groundbreaking evolution happening in e-Sports as pro players become recognized as professional athletes who are awarded visas and salaries. However, the journey for them has not been easy. Join Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion & MMORPG.com,) Johnathan Wendel (Fatal1ty,) Scott “SirScoots” Smith (MLG, Evil Geniuses,) Eric Abramian (Blood Legion, Team Razer) Margaret Krohn (Sony Online Entertainment,) and John Liao (Evil Geniuses) as they discuss the opportunities and obstacles players face when seeking viable careers as e-Sports competitors. This high-powered panel will divulge exactly what it takes to become a pro gamer and how the e-Sports evolution is impacting the video game industry at large.
Sunday, April 20
12:30 – 1:30 SURVIVING WELL
Saving the world is always important, but so is the quality of life for the survivors. WonderCon Anaheim special guest Marjorie Liu (Labyrinth of Stars), Cecil Castellucci (The Tin Star), Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion), John Mulhall (Geddy’s Moon) and Gretchen McNeil (3:59) discuss when “just” saving the world is not enough. Moderated by LeAnna Herrera of Mysterious Galaxy.
Genese Davis is an American author, host, columnist and media personality. She is the author of The Holder’s Dominion, a next-generation video game thriller heralded as a breakthrough novel by Publishers Weekly. Davis is the founder of The Gamer in You and was recently awarded IGR Woman of the Year. She is a prominent moderator for Wizard World National Conventions and is a featured columnist for MMORPG.com. Davis appears internationally for literary, entertainment, and business events all over the world. She lives in Irvine, CA, where she advocates for her other passion, animal rescue. To learn more, visit GeneseDavis.com