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.

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 →

For Love of Wakanda

On Thursday at 9PM, the Diversity in Speculative Fiction & Literature Fandom track hosted a virtual panel consisting of the editor and authors of the Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda anthology. Moderator Kim McMillon welcomed editor and author Jesse J. Holland and authors Linda D. Addison, Temi Oh, and Glenn Parris to chat about the book. McMillon opened the panel… Read more →

A Giant’s Legacy

A Giant’s Legacy

On Sunday at 4 PM, comics industry professionals joined moderator Mike Gordon on the Comics and Pop Art Track Facebook page to commemorate a legend in the comics industry, Denny O’Neil, who died this year. The Comics and Pop Art Track panel, titled “Remembering Denny O’Neil,” included Bryan Augustyn, Howard Chaykin, Andrew E.C. Gaska, Charles Kochman, and Paul Levitz. Gordon… Read more →

The World of Bitter Root

On Monday at noon, the Fan Track channel featured a panel about the Eisner Award-winning comic book Bitter Root. Moderator Van Allen Plexico interviewed David F. Wilson and Sanford Greene, two of the book’s creators. Plexico opened the discussion by asking his guests to explain what Bitter Root is about. Wilson replied that the series opens in 1924, during the… Read more →

In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes

On Sunday morning at 10 AM, the BritTrack YouTube aired a panel of guests discussing “The Sherlock Holmes Archetype.” Moderated by BritTrack Director Caro McCully, the group included Ben Nygaard, Keith DeCandido, Trisha Wooldridge, Jennifer Blackstream, and Rox of Spazhouse. The discussion began with the elements that make up the Holmes archetype. The panelists agreed that Holmes must be the… Read more →

The Wonders of Witches

On Saturday at 3PM, the Urban Fantasy Track hosted a panel on Facebook and YouTube called “Good Witch or Bad Witch? The Varieties of Approaches in Urban Fantasy.” Panelists included Jeanne Adams, Jennifer Blackstream, David B. Coe, Rachel Graves, Corinne O’Flynn, and moderator Carol Malcolm. Malcolm opened the discussion by asking the panelists why they found witches appealing enough to… Read more →

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