Jason Benner (El Capita'n)

MisCon 30 Panel Volunteer

I have been the general manager of Muse Comics and Games for the last 3 years. I am an avid vintage & modern comic collector. I am a level 1 judge for Magic the Gathering and am working towards becoming a level 2. I have played in several high level regional and national Warhammer 40K events. I love board games and card games and have an extensive knowledge of "geek culture" products.

Web site: http://www.musecomics.com

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • game Fri Noon - 1:50 PM, Magic the Gathering Mini Masters Event, Table: 13 Room: Elk's Ballroom
    GM(s): Jason Benner (El Capita'n)

    Muse will have a Magic the Gathering Mini Masters event going the entire weekend that the Merchant Room is open. The rules for Mini masters are simple. An attendee buys 1 booster pack and then adds 3 of each basic land (15 lands total--we will supply the land, making an even 30 card deck). Then players battle the best of 3 against opponents. The winner gets a $1 discount to buy another pack to add to their deck!! This format is perfect for conventions as well as old & new players.

  • Break Fri 1:50 - Fri 3:00
  • game Fri 3:00 - 6:50 PM, Marvel & DC Dice Masters, Table: 12 Room: Ballroom A
    GM(s): Jason Benner (El Capita'n)

    Dice Masters is a great fast play pocket dice game that pits players against each other fighting with dice and cards using their favorite super-heroes!!!
    All participants get a free promo item for attending!

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Fri 4:00
  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Pop Culture Perversion: Superheroes, Montana Boardroom
    Moderator: Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle); Panelists: Jason Benner (El Capita'n), Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle), John Logan

    How have superheroes been perverted in pop culture? Back in my day, superheroes were....

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Fri 8:00
  • game Fri 8:00 - 11:50 PM, Red Dragon Inn, Table: 12 Room: Ballroom A
    GM(s): Jason Benner (El Capita'n)

    In Red Dragon Inn, you and your friends are a party of heroic, fantasy adventurers. You've raided the dungeon, killed the monsters, and taken their treasure. Now you're back, and what better way to celebrating at the Red Dragon Inn. This game will be a drinking event/game for Mature Gamers only. We will supply 2 pitchers of beer for the game so players must be 21! We will be IDing players. Rotating seating so limit of play is based on how fast players get busted out of the game.

  • Break Fri 11:50 - Sat 11:00
  • game Sat 11:00 - 2:50 PM, Marvel & DC Dice Masters, Table: 12 Room: Ballroom A
    GM(s): Jason Benner (El Capita'n)

    Dice Masters is a great fast play pocket dice game that pits players against each other fighting with dice and cards using their favorite super-heroes!!!
    All participants get a free promo item for attending!

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun 11:00
  • game Sun 11:00 - 2:50 PM, Marvel & DC Dice Masters, Table: 12 Room: Ballroom A
    GM(s): Jason Benner (El Capita'n)

    Dice Masters is a great fast play pocket dice game that pits players against each other fighting with dice and cards using their favorite super-heroes!!!
    All participants get a free promo item for attending!

  • Break Sun 2:50 - Sun 5:00
  • panel Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Superheroes: Avatars of Societal Values, Gallatin
    Panelists: Jason Benner (El Capita'n), John Logan, L.F. Patten (Laurey)

    How do the qualities valued by society come to be typified by popular super heroes? Have the shifting currents of morals and values contributed to the evolution of modern super heroes? Is the rise of the Anti-Hero a result of qualities valued by society? Are �good guy� cyber-hackers like �Anonymous� a new form of super-hero?

  • Break Sun 5:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Alternative Comics -- The 70s until Now, Madison
    Panelists: Jason Benner (El Capita'n), John Logan, Joyce Reynolds-Ward

    Ever since the 70s there's been a strong alternative comic world populated with inclusive, varied characters such as The Checkered Demon, The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, and Honkytonk Sue. Find out about this fascinating industry, its colorful past and how to jump into exploring everything it has to offer.


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