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Bay Area Brony Spectacular Labs 2021

A My Little Pony Fan-run Convention
May 29 - May 30, 2021

BABSLab 2021 Talks MLP G5 Character Design with Lea “Imalou” Dabssi

BABSLab 2021 Talks MLP G5 Character Design with Lea “Imalou” Dabssi

Like all of you, we’re dying to know more about My Little Pony G5. So far, all we’ve seen is some really cute pony designs from the movie, so we figured, “let’s talk to the woman who designed those cute G5 ponies!” Therefore, BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021 is proud to announce Lea “Imalou” Dabssi will be joining us as a Guest of Honor!

This Sunday, 5/30 from 12:15 – 1:45 PM PDT, Imalou will join us from France via the magic of Zoom to talk about what went into her designs, and about her journey from brony fan artist to creating the next generation of MLP characters we’ll be watching this fall on Netflix.

So, come join us on the BABSCon Discord, trot with us through our custom Pony.Town space, stream panels & concerts with us on Twitch, and shop in our virtual vendor hall (and at our con store for official BABSLab 2021 swag!) at BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021 Saturday & Sunday May 29-30, starting at 10:00 AM PDT.

BABSLab 2021 Gets Chatty & Plays Jackbox with MLP VAs

BABSLab 2021 Gets Chatty & Plays Jackbox with MLP VAs

Are you jonesing for voice actor panels at cons? We are, too. So, we’re going to talk to some of the wonderful voice actors of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic at BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021…and then, we’re gonna play some Jackbox games with them to fill the emptiness inside us that even pudding can’t help with.

This Saturday, 5/29 from 1:45 – 2:45 PM PDT, we’ll be doing an interview panel with Fan Q&A live with our Guests of Honor:

  • Brian Drummond (VA for Mr. Cake, Ahuizotl, Seabreeze, Double Diamond, etc. on MLP:FiM; Vegeta in Ocean’s dub of Dragon Ball Z, Ryuk in Death Note, and many more
  • Katrina Salisbury (VA for Yona the Yak on MLP:FiM; Nico on Kiznaiver, Angela on Tobot, Nina on Molly of Denali)
  • Elley Ray Hennessy (VA for Mistmane on MLP:FiM; Mom on The Bagel & Becky Show, Bonita Bevel on Rolie Polie Olie, and many more going back to Proud Heart Cat on The Care Bears in 1986!)

Then, after a 15-minute break, they'll be playing Jackbox games for your amusement from 3:00-4:00 PM PDT. Be in the audience and help choose the winners!

Virtual Autograph Signings

You can get physical art, signed by our VAs on stream, and shipped to you! First, you pre-order your autographs from Brian Drummond, Katrina Salisbury, or Elley-Ray Hennessy.

Then, you go to one of their signing streams to watch your item get signed. Then, after the weekend, it will be shipped directly to you!

So, come join us on the BABSCon Discord, trot with us through our custom Pony.Town space, stream panels & concerts with us on Twitch, and shop in our virtual vendor hall (and at our con store for official BABSLab 2021 swag!) at BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021 Saturday & Sunday May 29-30, starting at 10:00 AM PDT.

(Note: Devyn Dalton had to cancel due to a conflict with last-minute re-shoots on a TV project she's attached to. We'll miss her and hope the shoot goes great!)

BABSLab 2021 is Talking Season 10 Comics with IDW Creators

BABSLab 2021 is Talking Season 10 Comics with IDW Creators

About a year ago, at the first BABSConline in 2020, we talked to Andy Price and Jeremy Whitley about the then-impending “Season 10” arc in IDW’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comics. This year, we’re bringing them under the sea with friends to talk to all of you about the last year of new G4 content at BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021!

This Saturday, 5/29 from 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM PDT, we’ll be streaming live with our Guests of Honor:

  • Andy Price (artist for MLP:FiM et al; Star Trek: Waypoint, John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight
  • Jeremy Whitley (writer for MLP:FiM at al, Unstoppable Wasp, Princeless, Raven: Pirate Princess, Marvel Chillers)
  • Trish Forstner (artist for MLP:FiM & Stray Dogs)
  • Tony Fleecs (artist for MLP:FiM et al; writer for Time Shopper and Stray Dogs)
  • Thom Zahler (writer for MLP:FiM et al, Cupid's Arrows, Warning Label, Love and Capes, Long Distance, Time and Vine; TV writer for Disney XD's Ultimate Spider-Man and Knights of the Zodiac)

So, come join us on the BABSCon Discord, trot with us through our custom Pony.Town space, stream panels & concerts with us on Twitch, and shop in our virtual vendor hall (and at our con store for official BABSLab 2021 swag!) at BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021 Saturday & Sunday May 29-30, starting at 10:00 AM PDT.

Announcing BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021, May 29–30!

Announcing BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021, May 29–30!

The in-person version of the spaceship BABSCon may be in suspended animation while en route to its destination next April, but we weren’t about to leave you all hanging that long. So we’re going where it’s better, down where it’s wetter, under the sea. BABSConline Season 2: BABSLab 2021, will be transmitting to your personal socially-isolated underwater pod this May 29th & 30th, Memorial Day weekend.

We can’t wait to show you the sequel to BABSConline with new guests, more content, and more & better ways to interact with other unconventional conventioneers.

So, put on your bright orange jumpsuit and join us! Applications are open now for Vendors—all-ages & After Dark (18+)Panels/Events, and Musicians for our NEIGHhem concert.

Attendance, as before, is free! Just check out the BABSLab 2021 website, join our Discord server, and follow us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr) for further announcements.

Also, new merch is now available. Order early to ensure you’ll be dazzling in your BABSLab 2021 regalia for the event!

(Art by LostInTheTrees)