PAUL BENJAMIN: Writer, Editor, Supermodel

Armadillocon 2016 Schedule

As mentioned in the previous post, I’ll be at Austin’s Armadillocon the weekend of Friday July 29 – Sunday July 31 (with a break on Saturday to attend a comic con at Pflugerville Public Library). My schedule could not be more awesome! It’s a great variety of subjects and I’m on panels with some of my favorite friends, colleagues, and co-panelists!

Harry Potter
Fri 9:00 PM-10:00 PM Ballroom D
Benjamin, Frank, Jacobs, Maresca, Swendson*, Wilson
New novel, upcoming 20th anniversary of publication of Sorcerer’s Stone, etc.
Comic Books You Should Be Reading
Fri 10:00 PM-11:00 PM Ballroom F
Benjamin, Humphrey, Porter*, Rogers
What comics should we be reading, and why?
Writing for Movies or TV
Sat 10:00 PM-11:00 PM Ballroom D
Benjamin, Cargill, de Orive, Goldsmith, Williams*
Tips and tricks for writing film and television.
Comic Books on TV
Sun 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Ballroom E
Benjamin, Bennett, Ewing*, Klaw, Oliver, Rountree
Panelists talk about comics we are seeing on TV, which ones they like and why, plus any hot rumors as to what is coming up.

 

Here’s the full schedule for this, the 38th annual Armadillocon and a full list of Armadillocon 2016 guests. It’s going to be a blast!

Summer appearances

Want to meet a supermodel in person? Here’s a few places you’ll be able to find me this summer. PFLUGERVILLE COMIC CON AT THE PFLUGERVILLE LIBRARY Saturday July 30, 2 PM – 5 PM Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program at the Pflugerville Comic Con beginning at 2 p.m. on July 30. There willContinue Reading

My new job (for 6 months now)

I realize looking at that previous post that it appears as if I’ve been job hunting for a long time. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, I had multiple job offers within 2.5 weeks and became a Senior Project Manager at Chaotic Moon here in Austin. What does that mean? Well, forContinue Reading

Job Seeking

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Pitching with Pizzaz!

Want to pitch, demo, and present with pizzaz? @thepaulbenjamin tells you how on the Four Kitchens blog, Star Wars style! http://4ktch.in/1B5P0QB  Continue Reading

Staple! 2015 – Visit the show this weekend!

I’ll be at Table #1 with the incredible Rick Klaw and the inimitable Mark Finn. Also, today is Will Eisner’s birthday! We’ll be celebrating at Austin Books and Comics with this awesome cake and I’ll be interviewing comics creators about Eisner’s influences on their work. Another highlight:  I’ll be moderating a panel on diversity in video games! http://staple-austin.org/2015-…/spawning-diversity-in-games/ Let’s getContinue Reading

40 Years of D&D

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Come see me at Staple! – Austin’s Indy Media Expo

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(Not so) Wonder Twins

Today one of my friends (not a comic book person) named her favorite super heroes as: The Wonder Twins. I never could stand the Wonder Twins. When I watched the Super Friends cartoon, I knew, even at the age of 9ish, that they were not “real” because they weren’t in the comics. Since they wereContinue Reading