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David Liss’s ArmadilloCon Schedule

Meet Special Guest David Liss at ArmadilloCon! He will be talking about both comics and historical fantasy, autographing books, and even indulging in a round of Fannish Feud, ArmadilloCon’s annual fans vs. pros game!

Opening Ceremonies
Fri 7:00 PM-7:30 PM Ballroom D
N. Drayden, D. Liss, M. R. Maresca, G. Villarreal, J. Miles*
The formal start of the con. Get introduced to the con’s major guests, and attend the Meet the Pros party afterward.

Historical Fantasy
Fri 9:00 PM-10:00 PM Ballroom F
D. A. Durham*, D. Liss, J. M. McDermott, P. Sarath
Ranging back to the ancient world all to way up to living memory, history is filled with opportunities to tweak with magic or monsters to make into fresh fantasy settings. What’s the appeal of setting a novel outside the present? What perils crop up when your readers may personally remember that time period? How much research are you going to have to do? (A lot.)

David Liss Interview
Sat 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Ballroom D
D. A. Durham*, D. Liss
An interview with our Special Guest.

Sat 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Dealers’ Room
R. Eudaly, D. Liss

Fannish Feud
Sat 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Ballroom D
A. Downum, D. Liss, M. R. Maresca, G. Villarreal, S. Felix, J. Juday, T. Wilson
Fans vs Pros trivia game.

Creators Talk Comics
Sun 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Ballroom D
P. Benjamin, B. Foster, D. Liss, A. Porter*
Our panel of professional comics writers and artists discuss the creative process and noteworthy comics and creators.

David Liss is the author of fourteen novels, as well as numerous novellas and short stories. His previous books include A Conspiracy of Paper which was named a New York Times Notable Book and won the 2001 Barry, MacAvity and Edgar awards for Best First novel. The Coffee Trader was also named a New York Times Notable Book and was selected by the New York Public Library as one of the year’s 25 Books to Remember. Many of his novels are currently being developed for television or film.  Liss has worked on numerous comics projects, including Black Panther and Mystery Men for Marvel, The Spider and Green Hornet for Dynamite, and Angelica Tomorrow.