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Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
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Panels - Sunday, July 21 10:00am - 12:45pm

10:00am - 11:00am
A Tribute to Cartoonist Batton Lash
Room 24ABC
Batton Lash was a fixture at Comic-Con for over 25 years, usually found at his Exhibit A Press booth in the Independent Publishers area of the Exhibit Hall. Often referred to as the Best-Dressed Man at Comic-Con, Batton was the creator of the newspaper strip Wolff & Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre, which became the comic book series Supernatural Law. He also wrote the iconic Archie Meets the Punisher (1984) and the Radioactive Man series for Bongo/Simpsons Comics. Batton passed away in January after a two-year battle with brain cancer. Hosted by Rob Salkowitz, Batton's wife Jackie Estrada and Batton's friends and colleagues Anina Bennett, Dan Bois, Jon Cooke, Bill Morrison, and Jim Pascoe talk about the cartoonist's contributions to comics and share memories about him.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Comic-Con Film School 104: Post Production and Distribution
Grand 6, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
The final day of our comprehensive course on micro-budget moviemaking will revolve around what to do after your movie is shot. Panelists will go over the basics of post-production on your home computer, as well as what software to use for editing, graphic design, sound design, visualFX, and finally, how to optimize your movie for uploading to the internet. Panelists for the class include Valerie Perez (producer/star of the Paula Peril series), Jack Conway (creative producer of Next Generation Esports), Nick Murphy (writer/director of All Night Skate), Josh Perilo, (creator/writer of Hindenburg), and Sean Rourke (writer of Ballistica).
 
10:00am - 11:00am
DC Sunday Conversation
Room 6DE
DC publisher Dan DiDio and an all-star roster of talent will be in this funny and interactive celebration of all things DC and comic books! If you just plain love talking about DC comic books with some of the top names in the business, this is the panel for you!
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Doctor Who: Creating Thirteenth Doctor Comics
Room 25ABC
Doctor Who comics have seen a surge in popularity since the launch of The Thirteenth Doctor last year. To celebrate, go behind the scenes with Titan's Doctor Who creators (past and present) to discuss what goes into making a monthly comic series. Join Titan Comics editor David Leach as he chats with Thirteenth Doctor writer Jody Houser, along with former writers Cavan Scott and George Mann, and take fans on a journey through space and time.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Emily the Strange Panel Experience
Room 32AB
Emily the Strange creator Rob Reger and illustrator Buzz Parker along with other surprise Strangers will gather in their annual Emily the Strange Panel Experience. Get the inside scoop on all things Strange, including the new Art of Emily the Strange Volume 2 published by Dark Horse, and updates on the development of the live-action/animated feature film with Amazon Studios and Dark Horse Entertainment. Rob and Buzz will discuss their creative process of collaborating together for over 13 years, with a focus on cats. Want to add a bit of purr-sonality to your cat drawings? They can help! And as always, audience participation will be encouraged with plenty of rewards for being strange. Oh yeah, bring your Q's for some A's!
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Familiar Stranger
Room 4
Alitha Martinez has been a fixture in the background of comics for 20 years. starting with her debut on the pages of Marvel's Iron Man and continuing today on such titles as Marvel's Moon Girl and Humanoid's Omni, but did you know that Black Panther's World of Wakanda was her second trip to Wakanda? Come discover someone who's a self-described workhorse and the first woman of color to draw flagship titles for both Marvel and DC comics.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Food Network's Chef Duff Goldman
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Chef Duff Goldman (Food Network's Buddy vs. Duff) discusses with Jessica Tseang (founder, Persisted Media Group/Fangirl Foods) his joyous experience at the convention, reflects on nerd culture, what his fans mean to him, and new endeavors.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
GeekEd: Esports, Gaming, and Playing with Gender
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library
For generations, subcultures of gamers have fostered community and learning on college campuses and at Comic-Con. As esports, board games, LARP, and video games gain more mainstream attention, how can college campuses maximize the power of play to address issues of gender inside and outside the classroom? Panelists include Brian MacDonald (UCLA), Sarah Harker (UCSC), Aaron Trammell (UC Irvine), Cherie Lin (UC Berkeley), and David Surratt (University of Oklahoma).
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Q&A: Ann Leckie
Room 29AB
Ann Leckie is the author of the multi-award-winning novel Ancillary Justice, and just out this year, her first fantasy novel, The Raven Tower. Ann will be hosting this Q&A session so you can ask her about her books, about writing, or whatever else strikes your fancy.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
R2-Builders Panel
Room 11
Do you want to know what it takes to build your own droid from the Star Wars galaxy? Southern California R2 builders Mike Senna, Michael McMaster, William Miyamoto, Thomas Roeoesli, Chris Romines, and Victor Franco discuss how their robots are built and how they work. Topics include materials, blueprints, techniques, tools, and electronics used to bring their droids to life.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Rescuing the Princess
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
An all-star panel of modern princess experts, including Trina Robbins (Wonder Woman), Jeremy Whitley (Princeless), Sarah Graley (Glitch), and feminist writer Joanna Schroeder, will discuss how the concept of "princess" has been subverted and repurposed in the modern era to empower girls, rather than limiting their horizons. Moderated by John Marcotte (Heroic Girls).
 
10:00am - 11:00am
Spotlight on Jonathan Hickman
Room 7AB
Jonathan Hickman (X-Men, Avengers, Fantastic Four, Secret Wars) holds a Q&A session where he will answer any question you might have about his upcoming relaunch of the X-Men franchise at Marvel along with industry advice and insight.
 
10:00am - 11:00am
The Open Meeting of the Christian Comic Arts Society
Room 28DE
In its 22nd year, the Open Meeting of the CCAS is where Christian professionals in the entertainment and education fields discuss their faith and how it influences them in their professions, their decisions, and the creative process. Panelists will include Sergio Cariello (Action Bible), Carmi Greene (actress/talent agent), Hector Miray (Faith and Fandom), Bill Morrison (Simpsons), and Kyle Keene (moderator).
 
10:00am - 11:15am
The Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel
Room 5AB
This annual panel celebrates Comic-Con's first superstar guest, the man they call "The King of Comics, Jack Kirby. Jack left us in 1994
 
10:00am - 11:30am
Creating a Comic Story
Room 2
Ever wonder how pros go about creating new comic stories? Twenty-six-year veteran Disney comic creators Patrick and Shelly Block will create an actual short Donald Duck story with audience participation in this creative workshop. Learn firsthand how the Blocks come up with story ideas, plot out their tales, create a good story climax, and lay out a story idea so that it comes to life. This popular workshop is guaranteed to bring a chuckle or two, as terrible things are bound to happen when Donald Duck and his nephews are involved! All ages are invited.
 
10:00am -  5:00pm
San Diego International Children's Film Festival
Room 9
Comic-Con International welcomes the San Diego International Children's Film Festival back for its 16th big year. The Festival features creative, exciting, and imaginative short films from around the world-animation, live-action, and documentary-good for all ages. Enjoy films from the United States Taiwan, Spain, New Zealand, France, Russia, Israel, Germany, Hungary, and Canada. Throughout the day, animators and filmmakers will talk about their work, how kids can make their own films, and careers in animation and filmmaking.
 
10:15am - 11:45am
World Premiere of Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island
Room 6BCF
Pack your Scooby Snacks and join the Mystery Inc. gang as the teen sleuths embark on a wild and spooky vacation with zombies and cat people on Scooby-Doo! Return to Zombie Island, an all-new, original film. Be among the first live audience to see this follow-up to the classic, best-selling Scooby-Doo! film, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, as this new animated adventure finds Scooby-Doo and his pals taking a much-deserved vacation to a tropical island. Instead of getting rest and relaxation, however, they find themselves wrapped up in one of their biggest mysteries yet! Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the film arrives on Digital starting September 3, 2019 and on DVD October 1, 2019 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
 
10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Literary Agents
Room 8
Hear from experienced children's literary agents about the dos and don'ts of getting traditionally published. Ffeaturing Thao Le (Sandra Dijkstra Literary), Hannah Mann (Writers House), Kelly Sonnack (Andrea Brown Literary), and Stefanie Von Borstel (Full Circle Literary). Moderated by author Henry Herz (How the Squid Got Two Long Arms).
 
10:30am - 11:30am
Comics Arts Conference Session #13: Photo-Realism in Comics
Room 26AB
In a critical climate in which cartooning is the rendering style favored by comics connoisseurs from Scott McCloud to Chris Ware, who will speak up for photo-realism? Bucking current critical trends, Andrei Molotiu (Indiana University, Bloomington), Joseph Witek (Stetson University), and Scott Bukatman (Stanford University) focus attention on photo-realist comic-strip artists like Stan Drake, Leonard Starr, and Neal Adams. McCloud has shown how reader identification works in cartoony comics, but how does it work in photo-realist ones? How does the "graphic acting" of photo-realistically drawn characters differ from that of Peanuts characters? How does the use of photo reference affect critical evaluation in comics?
 
10:30am - 11:30am
IDW: Comics for Kids!
Room 23ABC
Ever wonder what it takes to make an all-ages comic? Ever want to try your hand at making your own? Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), James Kochalka (Johnny Boo), Sam Maggs (Marvel Action: Captain Marvel, My Little Pony), Jarod Roselló (Red Panda and Moon Bear), Evan Stanley (Sonic the Hedgehog), and IDW Publishing present a behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite comics are made. It's sure to be a morning full of fun activities, secret surprises, and much, much more! And bonus: a free comic for every kid in attendance!
 
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Harvey Girls!
Room 6A
DreamWorks Animation TV's Harvey Girls Forever! is back with a new season on Netflix, where the heroic trio of Audrey, Dot, and Lotta find more fun and hilarity on their block and beyond. To celebrate, showrunners Brendan Hay and Aliki Theofilopoulos, art director Peter Emmerich, director Adam Rosette, and cast members Stephanie Lemelin, Grey Griffen, Roger Craig Smith, and Jack Quaid will be answering your questions, talking about how they make the show, and what's coming next for the girls. That's right: they'll be showing some exclusive new clips!
 
10:30am - 11:30am
Supernatural Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Hall H
See series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, and Alexander Calvert, along with executive producers Robert Singer, Andrew Dabb, Eugenie Ross-Leming, Brad Buckner, and Robert Berens, for their final appearance in Hall H, as they answer questions about the shocking events in last season's intense finale, as well as what's in store for the 15th and final season of this long-running series. Fans will also be treated to an exclusive video presentation featuring series highlights as well as the show's cast and producer Q&A. The 15th season of Supernatural will return to The CW on Thursdays this fall in its 8/7c time slot. The series is produced by Kripke Enterprises Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television. Supernatural: The Complete Fourteenth Season is available now on Digital, and will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 10.
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Comic-Con in the 2000s and Beyond
Room 25ABC
Seems that Comic-Con survived the Y2K virus! Panelists Eddie Campbell (artist, From Hell), Gene Ha (artist, Top 10), Jae Lee (artist, The Inhumans), Steve Sansweet (former head of fan relations at Lucasfilm), Kevin Smith (writer, director, Clerks), and Billy Tucci (artist, Shi) discuss with moderator Kurt Busiek the ever-growing pop culture event that is: Comic-Con!
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Friends of Lulu: We Changed Comics
Room 32AB
Friends of Lulu was a nonprofit founded 25 years ago to get more women and girls involved in comics-and it worked! Hear from founding board members Jackie Estrada (Exhibit A Press, Comic Book People), Heidi MacDonald (The Beat), Trina Robbins (Pretty in Ink, Wimmen's Comix), Liz Schiller (Strawberry Jam Comics), and Anina Bennett (Boilerplate, Heartbreakers) how the ideas FoL promoted in 1994 helped create the explosion of comics for a more diverse audience today. Find out how 30 women meeting in a coffee shop during Comic-Con in 1993 grew into a national organization that published news, comics, and a retailer handbook; organized panels and conferences; and gave out the annual Lulu Awards.
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
From Between the Pages to on the Marquee
Room 28DE
The eternally fascinating topic of the differences in storytelling and process of stories told in books and comics to television and film panel is the focus of discussion for Audrey Niffenegger (Bizarre Romance, The Time Traveler's Wife), Max Brallier (The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade), and Blake Crouch (Recursion), with moderator Beth Accomando (host of KPBS Cinema Junkie podcast).
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
GeekEd: Career Advice for College Geeks
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library
Have you ever wondered how you could earn a living during the hours spent reading comics or playing video games? Is your current major not tapping into your superpower? Learn how these panelists used their nerdy interests in college to create a fulfilling nerdy career and what college programs and services can help students to do the same. Panelists include Alex Belisario (UCSC), Dustin Ramsdell (HigherEd Geek), and Keith Chow (Nerds of Color).
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
How to Be a Nerd for a Living: Discovering Careers in Pop-Culture
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Do you want to build a career in the "geeky" industry you love, but you're not sure where to begin? This panel of professional "Nerds for a Living" will share advice and insights into a variety of careers, including comics, gaming, podcasting, and animation. From entrepreneurial endeavors to working for some of the biggest brands in fandom, learn how these panelists got their start—and get actionable advice on what it takes to create a path to the career you want. Join Nerd For A Living co-founder, Wendy Buske, and guests Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex series, Batgirl), Jen Vaughn (D20 Dames Podcast, Teenage Wasteland), Christina ''Steenz'' Stewart (co-creator, Archival Quality), Annalee Newitz (founder of io9, Autonomous), and Robyn Warren (founder of Geek Girl Strong) for this fun, informative, and instructional discussion.
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Life After Disney with Floyd Norman
Room 4
Floyd Norman (artist, animator, The Jungle Book, Toy Story 2) highlights the periods of his career not working for the Walt Disney Studios. Floyd will give a keynote presentation showcasing his fascinating projects working with people outside of the Disney company, including Fat Albert for Bill Cosby, the Soul Train main titles, Smokey Robinson's Bushead, and many more from over the years.
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Manga: An Intro for Comics Fans
Room 24ABC
Are you a comic fan who is also interested in anime and manga but don't really know how to dive in? These panelists are here to help. ComiXologist Taylor Morgan asks an amazing panel of comics luminaries and tastemakers to recommend the best of manga past and present. These panelists include Deb Aoki (Anime News Network), Kel McDonald (The Stone King), Gabriela Downie (Looney Tunes Comics), and Ivan Salazar (comiXology). Tell them your favorite comic, movie, or TV show, and they'll give you a manga to match.
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Raising Super Readers: Inside DC's Middle Grade Graphic Novels
Room 11
It's Sunday Family Day at the Con! Bring your kids to this fun discussion with your favorite DC writers and artists to get the inside scoop on DC's new lineup of middle-grade graphic novels. Hear from Gustavo Duarte (Dear Justice League), Agnes Garbowska (DC Super Hero Girls), Art Baltazar (Superman of Smallville), and even more panelists on how they reimagined DC's most popular superheroes for younger readers. And, get a preview of new stories to kick off the upcoming school year. Artists will also share their special drawing tips and tools of the trade, allowing you and your kids to walk away with a new set of drawing skills!
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Space Wizards: The Quest to Define Speculative Fiction
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Whether your X-Wing is chasing down a TIE fighter or you're whispering "dracarys" as your pet dragon turns your enemies to ash, it's undeniable that sci-fi and fantasy are linked. These forms of storytelling both do one thing: provide a way to imagine what could be. Hear from this panel of ''wizards'' as they discuss the subtle differences that separate sci-fi and fantasy or even if there truly is a difference at all. Featuring Geoff Mark (Serenity, The Orville), E. J. De la Pena (Jingle All The Way, Nobility), Geoff Thorne (Avengers: Black Panther's Quest, Librarians), Gillian Horvath (Sanctuary, Beauty and the Beast), Steven Sears (Xena, Swamp Thing).
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
Spotlight on William Stout
Room 29AB
Comic-Con special guest William Stout hosts an hour of eye candy and outrageous tales that cover his 50-year-career as a working artist. Comics, dinosaurs, zombies, murals, T-shirts, LP and CD covers, motion picture, and theme park design-you name it, Stout's done it. And, he's one of a tiny handful of folks who has attended every single Comic-Con!
 
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited! Graphic Novel
Room 7AB
In the second Adventure Zone graphic novel (adapted from the McElroy family's wildly popular D&D podcast), readers rejoin hero-adjacent sort-of-comrades-in-arms Taako, Magnus, and Merle on a wild careen through a D&D railroad murder mystery. This installment has a little of everything: a genius child detective, an axe-wielding professional wrestler, a surly wizard, cursed magical artifacts, and a pair of meat monsters. (You know, the usual things you find on a train.) Hear from co-creators of The Adventure Zone, Clint McElroy and Travis McElroy, as well as co-adapter and illustrator for the graphic novel, Carey Pietsch, to learn more about the Murder on the Rockport Limited. Moderated by Satine Phoenix (Sirens Show, Guiding Light).
 
11:15am - 12:15pm
Making Comics the Marvel Way
Room 5AB
A slew of mighty Marvel panelists take you behind the scenes and show you how a Marvel comic book is made. Learn about every aspect of production, including writing, pencilling, inking, coloring, editing, and more, with creators on hand to offer personal insights and anecdotes.
 
11:15am - 12:15pm
Spotlight on Scott Snyder
Room 6DE
Scott Snyder takes you on a tour of his upcoming creator-owned projects. Ever wonder what it takes to launch your own creator-owned, self-published titles? Well Scott is going to walk you through the process while in the meantime letting you in on some stuff that he is doing with creators such as Charles Soule, Rafael Albuquerque, Greg Capullo, Jock, and many others.
 
11:30am - 12:30pm
Evermore Park: Creating the Living Experience Theme Park
Room 8
Josh Shipley (CCO, Evermore Park, former Walt Disney Imagineer), Logan Long (creative studio director, Evermore Park; Face Off multiple season contestant), Dave Powell (armor and weapons fabrication lead), and Brooke Wilkins (senior costuming supervisor) will be discussing the ongoing creation and storytelling of this new ''living experience theme park.'' Incorporating authentic European historical architecture, professional prop building, full body character costuming, and puppetry, Evermore Park is the living embodiment of fantasy themed immersive theatre, embracing a strong culture of audience cosplay and interactive role-play.
 
11:30am - 12:30pm
Proper Pitching and Promoting Yourself
Room 2
Come one, come all, and join Bryan ''Kaiser'' Tillman at the 10th anniversary of Proper Pitching and Promoting Yourself. You will learn about presentation, body language, elevator pitches, standing out, interview skills, and how to make an opportunity when there isn't one. Bryan is the owner and CEO of the Kaiser Studio Productions, a production studio for comics, toys, animation, and games. Some of the clients have included Marvel, DC, Image, Valiant, UpperDeck, Cryptozoic, Rittenhouse, Toys 'R' Us, Focal Press, FX, LucasFilms, Netflix Miramax, and Tandem Productions.
 
11:30am - 12:30pm
Secret Origin of Good Readers
Santa Rosa Room, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Reading at an early age is crucial. Early reading can spark a child's imagination and build lifelong interest in learning. Find out how with Brian Michael Bendis (Superman), NYT and USA Today bestselling author Anne Elizabeth (Zombie Power series), Dave Elliott (Weirding Willows), NYT critically acclaimed author Alisa Kwitney (Mystik U), Marjorie Liu (Monstress), and Mimi Cruz (Night Flight Comics). Panelists discuss and demonstrate how students can create their own comics in a classroom as well as benefits of utilizing graphic novels in academic settings.
 
11:30am - 12:30pm
The Craft: Magic in Young Adult Comics
Room 23ABC
The appeal of magic is undeniable, but how do you make your magical story unique? Epic Reads founder Margot Wood leads a discussion with Gene Ha (Mae), D. J. Kirkland and Daniel Barnes (Black Mage), Preeti Chhibber (Peter & Ned's Ultimate Travel Journal), Sarah Graley (Kim Reaper, Glitch), and Samuel Sattin (Bezkamp, Glint), who will discuss what magic brings to the page, how to develop a unique viewpoint, and where their inspiration comes from.
 
11:30am -  1:00pm
Comics Arts Conference Session #14: The Structure of Comics
Room 26AB
Neil Cohn (Tilburg University) questions the "universality" of the comics medium by analyzing comics from Europe, Asia, and America, finding patterns that cluster together to differentiate the visual languages used in different types of comics and considering how those patterns may change how people's brains process sequential images. Suzy Kim (Brown University) adapts comics theory to explore London's architecture and the form of the panels that depict it in From Hell, arguing that the visibilities of the body in urban architecture guide readerly attention to the possibilities for movement in urban space on the page. Phillip Vaughan (University of Dundee) traces the history of fumetti (photocomics) in the UK and U.S. in the 1970s and 1980s and their recent comeback in Star Trek: New Visions and software like Comic Life. Through the lenses of comics theory and ludology, Christopher Murray (University of Dundee) considers how webcomics incorporate elements of play with enhanced reader choice to draw out the tension between concepts of games as a kind of experience or as a mode of storytelling.
 
11:45am - 12:45pm
Riverdale Special Video Presentation and Q&A
Hall H
Now that the Gargoyle King has been revealed, The Black Hood is dead, and Hiram is in jail, can Archie and the gang have a normal senior year? Riverdale returns for its fourth appearance at Comic-Con to discuss the new mysteries of season 4, including the shocking finale flash forward and what it means for Jughead and the others. Based on the characters from Archie Comics and produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, this one-hour drama is a bold, subversive take on the surreality of small-town life. See a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars and producers. Riverdale 's season 4 returns Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW. Riverdale: The Complete Third Season will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on August 13.
 
11:45am -  1:15pm
Cartoon Voices II
Room 6A
With the smash-hit success of yesterday's Cartoon Voices I panel, there's no choice but to do another one-with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that will include Jim Meskimen (The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Robin Atkin Downes (Ben 10, Star Wars Rebels), Secunda Wood (Boss Baby, Days Gone), Dee Bradley Baker (American Dad, Looney Tunes), Candi Milo (Fanboy & Chum Chum, Jimmy Neutron), and probably someone else.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
140-Odd Years of Looking at the Future
Room 25ABC
Comic-Con special guest Greg Bear (HALO: Forerunner Saga), along with David Brin (Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World) and Larry Niven (Man-Kzin Wars XV)-three of speculative fiction's iconic authors-will be in conversation discussing time travel from the mid-20th century to today, one day at a time. The conversation will be guided by Dr. Travis Langley (Black Panther Psychology, The Joker Psychology), psychology professor at Henderson State University.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Dinosaurs vs. Unicorns
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
This panel will be a spirited family discussion to determine which stories/characters/toys/activities are for girls and which are for boys. Professional educator Tony Bianca will stimulate conversation as Nancie Heller (18), Shannon Bates-Lamparella (11, dinosaur expert). and Brandon Bates-Lamparella (9, unicorn expert) speak from the heart, balanced by experienced debate moderator Laura Todd. Bring your questions and experiences to share.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
GeekEd: Caring for the Nerd Mind
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library
Teachers, education administrators, and student affairs professionals are being called to respond to a wide variety of mental health concerns across the education landscape, with students today managing greater educational debt, digital identities, and high expectations for academic performance. This panel of educators and mental health experts share how they have applied their passion for fandom and the lessons they've learned from superheroes to develop new best practices for promoting mental health in schools and on campuses. Panelists include Alfred Day (UC Berkeley), Andrea Letamendi (UCLA), and Brent Crandal (Chadwick Center).
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Growing Up with Comics: Introducing Younger Readers to Graphic Storytelling
Room 28DE
Comics are a great way to get kids interested in art, reading, and storytelling-and, well, they're fun! Hear from Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs), Sarah Graley (Minecraft Volume One), and Amy Mebberson (Disney's Ralph Breaks the Internet: Click Start-A Select-Your-Story Adventure) to discover and discuss the ever-growing library of incredible all-ages comics!
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
How Global Storytellers Are Celebrating Our Humanity
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
In an increasingly polarized world, myth-makers are in a unique position to bring fans together. Sohaib Awan (creator of IDW Publishing's Jinnrise) leads a discussion with leaders in international multimedia about building bridges through storytelling. Authors Hafsah Faizal (We Hunt the Flame), Daniel José Older (Dactyl Hill Squad), Rebecca Roanhorse (Trail of Lightning), and Axie Oh (Rebel Seoul), along with IDW President Chris Ryall, will give their take on where genre entertainment is today and the opportunities/responsibilities global creators have.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Inside the Comic-Con Museum
Room 24ABC
Staff and other panelists will present a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park. The presentation will include a ''virtual guided tour'' through the architects' 3D model of the museum, plus previews of future exhibits and programs.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Manga Tutorials For Kids
Room 11
eigoMANGA's team of manga artists and animators will teach kids of all ages tutorials on manga illustrations and storytelling.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Sketch-to-Screen: Dark Phoenix, Men in Black, and Beyond
Room 7AB
Visionary concept artist Aaron Sims (Stranger Things, Ready Player One, Planet of the Apes trilogy) and the ASC Artist Team reveal the secrets behind their character and world-building concept designs, pre-visualizations, and visual effects for some of the most iconic film and television franchises of a generation. Through a series of 3D models, animatics, and breakdowns, they'll demonstrate how your favorite superheroes, villains, and monsters are brought to life, including some of this summer's biggest blockbusters, from sketch-to-screen.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Spotlight on Jae Lee
Room 4
Have you wondered what life is like for a comic book artist? Are you looking for tips and tricks of the trade? If so, please join Comic-Con special guest Jae Lee for his spotlight panel.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Star Trek Eyewitness: An Hour with 1964 Pilot Director Robert Butler
Room 29AB
With Captain Pike, Number One, and Vina back in the spotlight, ''Dr. Trek'' Larry Nemecek presents a rare public Trekland Live with Emmy Award-winning director Robert Butler, the last of the key creatives from 1964's original Star Trek pilot ''The Cage.'' Hear firsthand about that seminal moment in Star Trek and the choices made in pop culture history 55 years later-and his thoughts on its 2019 reincarnation.
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
Sunday Playback
The Theater, Comic-Con Museum
This curated 4-hour block will rebroadcast some of Comic-Con's popular panels from Ballroom 20 and Hall H, showing clips in order of appearance at the show from some or all days. (Please note: these playbacks will include only the panel discussions. None of the film clips or footage shown at the live events will be shown here.)
 
12:00pm -  1:00pm
The Importance of Genre Cinema in Latin America
Artists' Loft, BarrioHaus
Get together with Frank Rodriguez (director, Great Festival of Mexican Films), Victor Osuna (director, Las Reglas de la Ruina), and Laura Manjarrez (producer) to talk about the importance of genre cinema for independent studios, and how small budgets can make miracles to send the director's message. Moderated by Sebastian Fink.
 
12:00pm -  2:00pm
Ball-Jointed Doll Collectors
Room 32AB
Doll creators, owners, and enthusiasts discuss the world of ball-jointed resin dolls from companies such as Volks, Fairyland, Luts, Iplehouse, Bergemann Dolls, and many others. Creators, customizers, and community/convention organizers will discuss the artistic process behind the creation and customization of ball-jointed dolls, as well as offer information about the BJD collector community. You'll have the opportunity to learn the basics about BJDs, pick up tips on customizing, maintaining, and photographing these beautiful dolls, and learn about the BJD collector community. From tiny to towering, it's a great opportunity to experience the different types of dolls in the world of BJDs.
 
12:00pm -  2:00pm
World Premiere of Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans
Room 6BCF
When the forces of evil unite from across time and dimensions, it'll take the combined efforts of distinctly different, yet similar super hero teams to keep the universe secure in Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans. Come for the World Premiere of this blockbuster film, then stay for an incredibly entertaining panel discussion featuring the stars of the film—Greg Cipes (The Middle, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Beast Boy, Scott Menville (LEGO DC: Batman: Family Matters) as Robin, Khary Payton (The Walking Dead) as Cyborg, Tara Strong (Batman: The Animated Series, My Little Pony, Unikitty!) as Raven, Hynden Walch (Adventure Time, Groundhog Day) as Starfire, Grey Griffin (Scooby-Doo franchise, DC Super Hero Girls, The Fairly OddParents) as Mrs. Claus, and some surprise special guests . . . alongside producer/director Jeff Mednikow (Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!, Teen Titans Go!), screenwriters Marly Halpern-Graser (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Jeremy Adams (LEGO DC: Batman: Family Matters). Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film arrives this fall from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital.
 
12:15pm -  1:45pm
CBLDF: Live Art Jam
Room 5AB
Celebrate 50 years of Comic-Con by seeing art made right before your eyes! The CBLDF Live Art Jam brings together a panel of comics artists who will create art live, while sharing their favorite Comic-Con memories. Bid on the pieces created here to support CBLDF's important work protecting comics' First Amendment rights!
 
12:30pm -  1:30pm
Collider: Covering the Best in Fandom
Room 6DE
Amy Dallen (Collider Heroes) and Coy Jandreau (Heroes, Comic Book Shopping) join Perri Nemiroff (Collider Movie Talk) for a spirited discussion about the comic book movies they love and what they want to see in the future. The panelists will be joined by other Collider personalities for a Q&A session with fans.
 
12:30pm -  1:30pm
Fandom Meets YA
Room 23ABC
Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Stranger Things, Firefly . . . it's a great time for those who love mystical, magical worlds. A. G. Howard (Stain), Tricia Levenseller (Warrior of the Wild), Jodi Meadows (As She Ascends), Mary Pearson (Dance of Thieves), and Mary Weber (To Best the Boys) will geek out over their favorite fandoms. Eleven or Hermione? Gotham or Westeros? And how does a love of all things fandom translate into the world of YA lit?
 
12:30pm -  1:30pm
LGBTQ, Mental Health, and Comics
Room 2
Moderated by Lorran Garrison, the panel will talk about how comics, cosplay, video gaming, and other forms of pop culture foster mental health wellness of teens and young adults. More specifically, the panel will dive deep into the impact of comics and pop culture within the LGBTQIA community. Bullying and suicide ideation are two of the many issues the LGBTQIA community combats, and panelists will give advice and resources about coping with unsupportive families, finding/creating community, and ways family members can show up for their queer loved one. Lorran Garrison is a school psychologist student (San Diego, CA) with an early childhood development background. She has also been trained in parent education with Resources for Infant Educarers. Other panelists: Anthony E. Zuiker is the creator of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and co-founder and publisher of Zuiker Press. Tara Madison Avery is a publisher, cartoonist, and illustrator of Stacked Deck Press, specializing in LGBTQAIU interests. Dr. Janina Scarlet is a licensed clinical psychologist and founder/developer of Superhero Therapy, recipient of Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award from the United Nations. Justine Mastin is a licensed marriage and family therapist and founder of Blue Box Counseling, which specializes in LGBTQIA interests and co-host of Starship Therapise podcast. Lara Taylor Kester is a licensed marriage and family therapist, co-creator of the Geek Therapy Library, and podcast co-host for Geek Therapy Radio.
 
12:30pm -  1:30pm
Publishing Comics for Kids
Room 8
Dave Dwonch and panelists Franco (Itty Bitty Hell Boy, Tiny Titans), Art Baltazar (Itty Bitty Hell Boy, Tiny Titans), Nicole D'Andria (Miraculous), and M. Alice Legrow (Toyettica, Bizenghast) offer insights on how they make comics for kids great. Everyone will leave with a great kids' comic.
 
12:30pm -  1:30pm
Secret Origins Kids Club
Santa Rosa Room, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
A beginner's introduction to comic book reading and the exciting choices available for kids. Anina Bennett (Boilerplate, Frank Reade), NYT and USA Today bestselling author Anne Elizabeth (Zombie Power series), Dave Elliott (Weirding Willows), NYT critically acclaimed author Alisa Kwitney (Mystik U), NYT bestselling author Marjorie M. Liu (Monstress), and Mimi Cruz (Night Flight Comics) will discuss creating a comic book from scratch. Depending on audience attendance, the organizers would enjoy sharing a game called Duck Duck Comics, which mimics Duck Duck Goose but utilizes comic creation techniques and invites the players to create an original interactive comic concept. Secret Origin of Good Readers, the free 70+ page companion resource book [PDF] and reading lists, is available at night-flight.com/secretorigin.
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