Nancy Northcott

Nancy Northcott is the Comics Track Director for ConTinual. She's also a lifelong fan of comics, science fiction, fantasy, and history. Her published works include the Boar King's Honor historical fantasy trilogy and the Arachnid Files romantic suspense series. Collaborating with Jeanne Adams, she also writes the Outcast Station science fiction mystery series.

Laws of Physics? What Laws?

Laws of Physics? What Laws?

Laws of Physics? What Laws? On Saturday at 7PM, Science Track Director Stephen Granade hosted a discussion of the science of The Fast & The Furious on the Fan Tracks channel with the Curly Haired Mafia, who are otherwise known as Lali DeRosier, Dani Lee, and Raychelle Burks. The panel’s consensus was that the laws of physics don’t apply in… Read more →

From the South Bronx to Teen Titans GO!: The Career of George Pérez

On Sunday at 1PM, the Comics and Pop Art track aired Van Allen Plexico’s virtual interview, aptly titled “The Life & Works of George Pérez,” with legendary comics artist George Pérez. When they recorded the conversation, Pérez had recently finishing doing voiceover work for an episode of Teen Titans GO! that featured him and fellow Titans creator Marv Wolfman. Although… Read more →

Creation, Credit, and other Conundrums

Creation, Credit, and other Conundrums

On Saturday at 2:30PM, the Diversity Track presented a panel entitled “Evolution of the World Through Fashion, Music, and Culture.” Moderator Dana Morgan and panelists Barr Foxx, Renee Cooper, and Yarn Goddess, discussed the evolution of cultural trends and the social tendency not to credit those who start them. Morgan started the panel by asking the participants to discuss the… Read more →

From Marketing to Mutants with Tini Howard

From Marketing to Mutants with Tini Howard

On Saturday at 1PM, the Comics & Pop Art track aired a pre-recorded interview called “Spotlight on Tini Howard.” Moderator Jami Winstead interviewed Howard. Winstead began by asking Howard about her journey to becoming a comics writer. Howard said she had always been a voracious reader but was particularly drawn to comics, especially newspaper comics, and enjoyed collected editions of… Read more →

Stories in the Worst of Times

On Friday at 7PM, the Apocalypse Rising track assembled a panel on the Fan Track streaming channel called “Dystopias: Writing an Imperfect World.” Moderated by Steve Denham, the group included Marina Fontaine, Faith Hunter, and Tao Wong.    Denham opened the discussion by asking what draws the authors to dystopian settings. Hunter likes the problem-solving aspect of dystopian stories. She sees… Read more →

Birth of a Genre: The Work of Charles Saunders

Birth of a Genre: The Work of Charles Saunders

The High Fantasy track sponsored a virtual panel, “Charles Saunders: The Founder of Sword and Soul,” on Friday at 1PM via the Fan Tracks streaming channel. The panel consisted of Milton Davis, Taaq Kirksey, Uraeus, and moderator Marcus Haynes. The panel opened with a discussion of Saunders as a writer. Kirksey described sword and soul as going beyond the limits… Read more →

Tom Welling, Clark Kent/Superman from Smallville

Smallville: The Twentieth Reunion

On Friday at 11:30AM, the American SciFi classics track brought Smallville cast members Sam Witwer, Laura Vandervoort, and Tom Welling together with a crowd of their fans in Hyatt Centennial ballrooms II-III to reminisce about the show, which debuted on October 26, 2001. The panel was also streamed on the Main Events Channel and was called “Smallville: The Super-Reunion Friday… Read more →

Back to the Battlestar

Back to the Battlestar

On Friday morning, Battlestar Galactica cast members James Callis, Tricia Helfer, Edward James Olmos, Tahmoh Penikett, and Michael Trucco met in Hyatt Centennial ballrooms II–III at 11:30 AM for the “Battlestar Galactica: Operation Resurrection” panel. The panel was also streamed on the Main Events channel.  After the noise of the enthusiastic welcome subsided, the moderator asked the cast members how… Read more →

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