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Panels - Sunday, July 18 1:00pm - Close

 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Diversely Geek Discusses Representation in Media
Artists' Loft, BarrioHaus
Neisha T Mulchan (Diversely Geek CEO) sits down with Kevin Wood (DC and Warner Bros. artist) and Terri Lubaroff (Legion M COO) to discuss the importance of embracing diversity and changing the narrative.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
GeekEd: State of the Galaxy
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library
The GeekEd educators first presented at Comic-Con International in 2011. In the past 8 years, GeekEd has expanded to include a collective of educators across the United States. Come hear what has changed the past 8 years in higher education, how geek identity has continued to be used as a means for connection, and how members of the original collective have continued to expand the work they have done with college students. Panelists include Emily Sandoval (USC), Maya Hernandez (UCSC), Sy Simms (UCSC), and Alfred Day (UC Berkeley).
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Ghost Adventures Live
Room 7AB
Travel Channel brings you the paranormal investigators and stars of their hit series Ghost Adventures, LIVE at Comic-Con! Zak Bagans and his paranormal team share stories from their most memorable and horrifying encounters. Fans will get the chance to hear firsthand all of the behind-the-scenes details that go into creating this cult-favorite show. The team will also debut never-before-seen footage! Those in attendance will have the chance to ask their own burning questions and see some of the infamous ghost-hunting gadgets up close. Plus, they'll receive an exclusive giveaway and be among the first to hear exciting news from the team! Panelists include Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Guide to Illustrating Comics: From Sketches to Final Pages
Room 29AB
We know you love comics, but are you fan enough to #MakeComics? ComiXologist Kiersten Wing hosts a lineup of talented comics artists-including Jock (Batman Who Laughs, The Losers), Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves, Batman: Detective Comics), Ariela Kristantina (Wolverines, InSeXts), Max Dunbar (Stone Star, Champions), and Clive Hawken (Delver)-in a discussion about the triumphs, sorrows, tricks, and craft of illustrating comics. What's the hardest thing to draw? What inspires their work? Who are the artists they admire most? Get the inside scoop from the pros about how to #MakeComics.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
iPhones and Wands: Can Tech and Magic Coexist?
Room 25ABC
In a world where technology is almost magic, where people are instantly and constantly in touch, maps guide the way everywhere, and the answer to almost any question is just a voice command away, can magic truly feel special? When a story is guided by a quest, a savior, or a long-standing curse, what place does technology have? If Bran could have texted Ned Stark that it was Jaime that pushed him out the window, would that change who sits upon the Iron Throne? Could Frodo have used a drone to drop the One Ring into the fires of Mount Doom? Hear from Comic-Con special guests how they embrace or shun modern technology to create fantastical takes beloved by all. Moderated by Lilah Sturges, panelists include Gene Ha (Mae), Maya Kern (Monster Pop), Katie O'Neill (Princess, Princess, Ever After),  Bree Paulsen (Patrik the Vampire), Carey Pietsch (The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited), and Ursula Vernon (Dragon Breath).
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Live Digital Draw with Katsuya Terada
Room 11
Witness Tokyo-based hyper-fantastic manga artist Katsuya Terada perform a live digital drawing session. Katsuya Terada is world renowned for live drawing events, and he'll create a fine art illustration and will answer questions and converse with the audience with the help of translator and artist Yoskay Yamamoto.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Mayans M.C. Discussion and Q&A
Hall H
Mayans M.C. is the next chapter in Kurt Sutter's award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga. Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel ''EZ'' Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Get an exclusive sneak peek at a scene from the upcoming season and a not-to-be-missed conversation with Kurt Sutter (co-creator/executive producer), Elgin James (co-creator/executive producer), and Kevin Dowling (executive producer), plus stars JD Pardo, Clayton Cardenas, Edward James Olmos, Sarah Bolger, Michael Irby, Antonio Jaramillo, Raoul Max Trujillo, Richard Cabral, Danny Pino, Emilio Rivera, Frankie Loyal, Joseph Lucero, and Vincent Rocco Vargas. moderated by Lynette Rice,  Entertainment Weekly .
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
More Than IP: Exploitation, Audience, and Expectation
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Documentary filmmaker and pop culturist Randall Lobb hosts a panel of IP experts, owners, artists, and stakeholders to discuss the cultivation, care, and treatment of pop culture's biggest, best, and most scrutinized intellectual properties. They'll discuss what makes some iterations and reboots soar while others struggle to find an audience. In a presentation rich with never-before-seen BTS footage, this panel of experts will bring the audience inside the circle of trust to hear the decision making that gets their favorite stories and characters off the page and onto the screen. Trevor Zammit, designer/sculptor/TMNT fan (NECA) and a host of famous faces from Def Doc bring their professional perspective, share stories, and go all the way inside the IP fans love.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Q&A: Sam Sykes
Room 24ABC
Sam Sykes, one of the only people to have their time-wasting Twitter posts turned into a movie,will talk about books, social media, and whatever else he can think about-it's his spotlight, after all. As the author of Seven Blades in Black, the Bring Down Heaven trilogy, and the Affinity for Steel trilogy, as well as comics like Brave Chef Brianna, there'll probably be a lot of talking about books.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Short Form Comics for Every Reader
Room 28DE
Aminder Dhaliwal (Woman World), Ebony Flowers (Hot Comb), Kevin Huizenga (The River at Night), Randall Munroe (What If), and Sophie Yanow (The Contradictions) are masters of the short form comic, whether serialized online, in pamphlets, or collected in graphic novel form. Sarah Mirk, senior editor at The Nib, leads a conversation on pacing, flow from story to story (or strip to strip), and much more.
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Spotlight on Joseph Michael Linsner: 30 years of Dawn
Room 4
Since 1989, Joseph Michael Linsner has been bringing his creation Dawn to life through comic books, statues, and action figures. Come hear JML discuss Dawn's origins, her present anniversary projects, and what surprises lie right around the corner. He will also discuss his work as a cover artist on some of today's hottest comics (Conan, Harley Quinn, Wolverine, and Vampirella).
 
1:00pm -  2:00pm
Women Below the Line
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Panelist will explore gender roles of women in the modern entertainment industry. They will discuss their careers and experiences working in their various fields, focusing on success stories, and how to follow your dreams in the industry and creative professions. Moderated by Michelle Nguyen Bradley.
 
1:00pm -  2:30pm
Comics Arts Conference Session #15: Comics During Wartime
Room 26AB
Francisco Saez de Adana (University of Alcala) presents a study of how readers perceived World War II through the lens of the newspaper strip Terry and the Pirates based on letters sent by readers. Andrew Fogel (Purdue University) traces the reception of the Superman comic strip sequence about Japanese internment camps to examine how Orientalizing Asian peoples during WWII allowed American Jews in the superhero industry to simultaneously leverage their whiteness and express their wartime patriotism. Focusing on The White Donkey: Terminal Lance by U.S. Marine Maximilian Uriarte, Myra Tatum Salcedo (University of Texas Permian Basin), Amanda Salcedo (University of Texas Permian Basin), and Jose Luis Tarango (University of Texas Permian Basin) examine how the ''unseen'' in gutters enables post-deployment combat veterans to negotiate unseen wounds.
 
1:30pm -  2:30pm
How to Create Your Own Novel
Room 8
The Winner Twins, Brittany and Brianna, multiple award-winning and national-bestselling science fiction and fantasy authors known for their popular Strand series, explain how to create your own novel step by step, from building your universe to overcoming writer's block to the different paths to publishing. The twins have taught their unique award-winning creative writing method to hundreds of thousands of convention attendees, teachers, and students across the country. They will be joined by Todd McCaffrey (New York Times bestselling author, Dragon Riders of Pern), Sherrilyn Kenyon (New York Times bestselling author, The Dark-Hunters series, Chronicles of Nick), and Graeme Manson (screenwriter and executive producer, Orphan Black, Snowpiercer), as well as other panelists to be announced. They will share their war stories, answer your questions, and teach you how to craft your story idea into a marketable novel, television series, or film franchise.
 
1:30pm -  2:30pm
How to Ignite Conversations of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in the World of Comics
Room 2
Panelists with a variety of backgrounds will share their stories of working on comics, films, television series, and games with a look at social justice and diversity, giving their thoughts on this topic and how current commentary on social justice and diversity have affected the comic book industry. Seeing ourselves in our superheroes shows us how we can be the best versions of ourselves in our own lives, and panelists will discuss if and how they see that reflection and how we can ignite more conversations about these topics in the minds of all who work and create in our industry. Moderated by Heather Newman (co-founder/CEO Creative Maven; host of Mavend Do It Better podcast), the panel features voice artists Mela Lee (Fallout, Fate/Stay Night), Jason Lewis (Superman in Justice League Action), James Mathis III (T'Challa in Marvel's Avengers: Black Panther's Quest), and Kellen Goff (Funtime Freddy and Fredbear from Five Nights at Freddy's).
 
1:30pm -  2:30pm
Kulipari
Room 6A
Jay Oliva (Justice League: War, director of Kulipari: Hidingwar), Josh Keaton (voice of Darel), Phil LaMarr, Jessica Pease (director of Kulipari: Warflower), and Joshua Starnes (writer/producer of Kulipari: Warflower) present the next chapters of the Kulipari Saga with exclusive new footage and a Q&A session moderated by Trevor Pryce (creator of Kulipari).
 
1:30pm -  2:30pm
Little Fish Turns 7! A Celebration and Preview
Room 23ABC
Little Fish Comic Book Studio, San Diego's own nonprofit comic studio and advocacy group, turns seven this year, and they're celebrating by taking a look back at the history and impact of the studio, preview their first full-length anthology by their students, and discuss the unique comic work they've created under the mentorship of Klaus Janson (Dark Knight Returns, Superman). Hear from Alonso Nunez (executive director, Little Fish Comic Book Studio), Matthew Dunford (president, Little Fish Comic Book Studio), and the brightest new talent around!
 
1:45pm -  2:45pm
DC Too Tough Trivia
Room 6DE
Think you know everything from Action Comics #1 to Batman: The Killing Joke to Doomsday Clock ? Test your knowledge of the DC Universe from its inception all the way to The Year of the Villain against DC's finest minds to win some exclusive prizes!
 
1:45pm -  2:45pm
Image Comics: The Road to the Historic SPAWN #300 and #301
Room 5AB
Come see Todd McFarlane (president at Image Comics, creator of SPAWN) and surprise guests from the superstar creative teams of SPAWN #300 and #301! This inside look at the creation of these recordbreaking issues will jumpstart the celebration as SPAWN becomes the longest-running creator-owned comic book in the world. Plus, new art reveals, giveaways, and more.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
Cartoon Art Museum Workshop: Drawing Characters
Room 11
Cartoon Art Museum friends and educators Alex Simmons (The Art of Making Comics /Blackjack /Archie) and Melissa Pagluica (Above the Clouds) will present a beginner workshop for the whole family. Fans young and old looking to get started in drawing cartoons and creating characters can follow along in this interactive program. Learn how to use basic shapes to create some of your favorite characters. Drawing materials are provided by Sakura of America and General Pencil.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
Catholic Cartoon Nunsplosion
Room 24ABC
In the 1950s, cartoon booklets about nuns and other Roman Catholic figures became a fad, with creators from Platinum and Golden Age comic book artists to an actual monk and a future nun. Comic book historian Jessica Tseang interviews About Comics publisher Nat Gertler about these forgotten books and efforts to reprint them.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
Cover Story: The Art of the Cover
Room 25ABC
What does it take to make a great cover for a comic book? Let's ask four of the top artists . . . all folks who've created some of the best. Come hear the "shop talk" of Billy Tucci (Shi, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion), Charles Vess (Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess' Stardust, Heavy Metal), Alitha Evelyn Martinez (Iron Man, Batgirl), and Jae Lee (Hellshock, The Inhumans). Moderated by Mark Evanier.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
Diversity and Comics: Why Inclusion Matters
Room 4
John Jennings (curator, Abrams Megascope; Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation), Erika Alexander (Black Lightning), David Walker (Bitter Root; Naomi; DC Comics), Amandla Stenberg (The Darkest Minds; The Hate You Give), and Stanford Carpenter (The Black & Brown Comix Podcast) discuss diversity, visibility, and inclusion in comics and popular culture, moderated by Aaron Grizzell (executive director of the NorcalMLK Foundation).
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
Diversity in Comics: Indian Suprheroes Go Global!
Room 28DE
Graphic India co-founder and creator Sharad Devarajan (Chakra the Invincible, Shadow Tiger, Astra Force, Baahubali The Lost Legends) will address globalization, East meets West, the new diversity and culture in comics, and the renaissance of Indian superheroes who are taking on the world. Graphic India will also discuss the future of Indian superheroes and their projects, including the animated series Baahubali: The Lost Legends on Amazon Prime Video and their new animated series Immortal: The Legend of Hanuman, as well as comic book projects including 18 Days, Avatarex, Ramayan 3392AD, Shadow Tiger, Devi, Empire of Blood, and many more.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
I'll Take Muggles for $500: A Fan Game Show (Pop Culture Edition)
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Can you name every ingredient contained in Polyjuice Potion? How about recite every line from Mean Girls (so fetch!) and Back to the Future (Great Scott!)? When watching movies, do you find yourself always saying ''the book was better''? Check out this game show where SDCC fans test their knowledge, competing head to head with fellow fans and bestselling authors in "Pop Culture" themed categories, using audio clips from our popular audiobooks with movie, TV, and streaming tie-ins. Hosted by audiobook narrator Jorjeana Marie.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
No Tow Trucks Beyond Mars
Room 32AB
David Rosing (NASA JPL Mars Sample Return system engineer), Shonte J. Tucker (JPL thermal engineer), Kobie Boykins (JPL Mechatronics Engineer), and Laura Kerber (NASA JPL Mars research scientist) discuss how they go boldly where there's no one around to fix it. Hear stories from the trenches of the heartbreaks, close calls, and adventures of real-life solar system exploration on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Q&A session following.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
Rebuilding and Reinventing the Modern Girl Through Stories
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
We're in a post-Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel world, well into a time where we all know that girls and women can kick ass and be strong protagonists. That girls can grow up to be president or walk on the moon, or be a queen or a superhero. But a lot of old stereotypes that still persist. How do we reinvent the new girl order to build new characters for the enlightened girl? How do we pay tribute to the heroines of the past while still looking toward the future? What's the difference between writing established heroines and creating your own? What do creators and fans want out of a powerful female protagonist? Panelists Cecil Castellucci (Snow White), Sarah Kuhn (Batgirl), Nilah Macgruder (Marvel Rising), Seanan McGuire (Spider-Gwen), Danielle Paige (Mera), and moderator Jenn Fujikawa (Star Wars and Marvel.com) discuss the challenges of building modern heroines in a variety of mediums for the modern girl.
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
San Diego 2049: World Building the Future at UC San Diego
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library
Shelley Streeby (professor, UCSD, Imagining the Future of Climate Change: World-Making through Science Fiction and Activism) and Annalee Newitz (science fiction writer/journalist, Autonomous) will be joined by two teams of graduate students who imagined the future of the San Diego border region (and world beyond) through a yearlong program at UC San Diego using science fiction world-building techniques and interdisciplinary collaborations. Moderated by Patrick Coleman (assistant director, Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, UCSD). The participants are Shelley Streeby, Annalee Newitz, Patrick Coleman, and Tyler Farnan (Team IntelGovNet), Courtney Geigle (Team IntelGovNet), Nathan Vieland (Team IntelGovNet), Jeanelle Horcasitas (Team Fronteras), Olivia Quintanilla (Team Fronteras), and Jonathan Walton (Team Fronteras).
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
The RomCom Renaissance
Room 29AB
Bestselling romance authors talk about the extraordinary year in romance, the power of the happily ever after, and what to expect in the year ahead in books, TV, and film. They'll discuss the importance of the genre on the page and on screen, favorite troupes, and more. Featuring authors Raphael Bob-Waksberg (Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory), Tessa Dare (The Wallflower Wager), Jen DeLuca (Well Met), Christina Lauren (The Unhoneymooners), Alisha Rai (The Right Swipe), Rebekah Weatherspoon (Rafe), and moderator Kate Spencer (Forever35 Podcast). Room 29AB
 
2:00pm -  3:00pm
The Science of Spider-Man: Far From Home
Room 7AB
Following up on his hit WonderCon panel The Science of Avengers: Endgame, Nerdist's science editor and host of Because Science Kyle Hill (The Science of Mortal Kombat, MythBusters: The Search) breaks down the actual science behind Marvel's latest web-slinging adventure, with help from star YouTubers Allen Pan (Sufficiently Advanced, MythBusters: The Search), Dianna Cowern (Physics Girl), Alie Caldwell (Neuro Transmissions, SciShow), and Kishore Hari (community organizer for Adam Savage's Tested website). Q&A session to follow.
 
2:00pm -  4:00pm
Comics, Coffee, and Conversation
Santa Rosa Room, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Creators Danielle Colman (The Unfinished Corner), Jason Lutes (Berlin), and Brian Schirmer (Fairlady), educator John Shableski (UDON/Manga Classics), retailer Rachel Parker (SoCal Games & Comics), comics librarians including host Moni Barrette (Chula Vista Public Library), and fellow comics enthusiasts will engage in fandom conversations over coffee! Topics will range from how graphic novels are used in education, how diversity is spreading in the comics community, and information about the new Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table of the American Library Association. Special thanks to BOOM! Studios for providing coffee.
 
2:15pm -  3:15pm
Comic-Con 50 Trailer Park
Hall H
Come celebrate Comic-Con and Hollywood's long history with a selection of 30 years' worth of era-defining trailers for films that had previews or panels at Comic-Con between 1976 and 2007-from the first contemporary film to have a presentation at Comic-Con to the films that launched the comic book-based blockbuster era of the last 12 years. This panel will be a cinematic retrospective of movies that fans discovered at Comic-Con and some that only got made because fans loved the comics they were based on.
 
2:15pm -  4:15pm
World Premiere of LEGO DC: Batman: Family Matters
Room 6BCF
Batman, Robin, and Batgirl must stick together even when Gotham's most dangerous villains attempt to pull them apart in LEGO DC: Batman: Family Matters, the latest animated adventure in the LEGO DC series. Witness the World Premiere of this action-packed, brick-tastic adventure that will be followed by a star-studded panel of actors and filmmakers, including the voices of Batman, Batgirl, and Robin—Troy Baker (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman: Arkham Origins), Alyson Stoner (Phineas and Ferb) and Scott Menville (Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go!)—along with Jason Spisak (Young Justice) as Red Hood, Tara Strong (Batman: The Animated Series, Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go!) as Batwoman, and Steve Blum (Cowboy Bebop, Star Wars Rebels) as Scarecrow. Filmmakers include producer Rick Morales (LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood), director Matt Peters (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis), and screenwriter Jeremy Adams (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash). Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC, and the LEGO Group, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD and Digital starting August 20, 2019.
 
2:30pm -  3:30pm
Comic-Con Now
Room 23ABC
50 years of Comic-Con and now what? Hear from CCI board members and staffers Robin Donlan, Justin Dutta, Maija Gates, David Glanzer, Gary Sassaman, Mark Yturralde as they discuss the current state of Comic-Con and where it's headed with moderator and director of programming for Comic-Con International, Eddie Ibrahim.
 
2:30pm -  3:30pm
Comics Arts Conference Session #16: The Culture of Comic-Con: Field Studies of Fans and Marketing
Room 26AB
Comic-Con offers students of popular culture an amazing venue to study how culture is marketed to and practiced by its fans. Jordan Bennett (Radford University), Jenn Dumoulin (University of Ottawa), Braden Dunlap (Indiana University Kokomo), Cheyanne Kramer (Oakland University), Shawn Martin (Radford University), E. Brooke Phipps (Colorado State University), Isaac Price (East Tennessee State University), Jasmine Rorrer (Radford University), Kennedy Schade (Colorado State University), Colin Wheeler (Georgia State University), and Starr Woods (Radford University) present initial findings from a week-long ethnographic field study of the intersection of fan practice at the nexus of cultural marketing and fan culture that is Comic-Con 2019. Matthew J. Smith (Radford University) moderates.
 
2:30pm -  3:30pm
Digital Painting Tips to Speed Up Your Renders
Room 2
Ron Lemen (Lemenaid website, LAAFA, CGMA, GNOMON SVFX) discusses and demonstrates techniques for improving your painting performance, such as optimizing your work space, painting vs. procedural development, building better brushes, and color management.
 
2:30pm -  5:00pm
Masquerade Replay
Room 8
Saturday night's big costuming event is reviewed by the Masquerade crew, audience questions are answered, and a big-screen video of all the costume entries is presented for those who missed the show, those who were in it, and those who want a second look. Entrants can also pick up any leftover materials. Hosted by Martin Jaquish (Comic-Con/WonderCon Masquerade coordinator) and Ian Branson (Masquerade technical director).
 
2:45pm -  3:45pm
Super Asian America
Room 5AB
Whether it's tugging at heartstrings in Always Be My Maybe, battling Tongs in the drug-infested streets of Warrior, or hunting down serial killers in Killing Eve, never have Asian faces and voices been so prominent in Western media. Racebending's 9th annual discussion of all things Super Asian American will be featuring Andrea Walter (Empty by Design), C. B. Lee (Not Your Sidekick), Wesley Chu (The Lives of Tao), and others.
 
2:45pm -  4:45pm
Starship Smackdown: We Built This Starship on Rock and Roll Edition
Room 6A
The ultimate way to say sayanora to SDCC 50 will be with this legendary panel in which these experts determine who will win the highly coveted Smackdown title. Can the Starship Enterprise defeat an Imperial Star Destroyer? Will the Battlestar Galactica be assimilated by a Borg Cube? Will the Nostromo be taken over by Rathars? And will the Jefferson Starship disappear forever after Thanos snaps his fingers? Only if you're lucky. This panel of sage spaceshipologists includes Ashley E. Miller (Red Sonja, Thor), Steven Melching (Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Resistance), Kay Reindl (Freakish, Millennium), Robert Meyer Burnett (Free Enterprise, Agent Cody Banks), Daren Dochterman (Westworld, Master and Commander), Jeff Bond (The World of The Orville, The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen), Shawna Benson (The 100, Green Arrow), and your jocular host, the Mr. Rourke of the stars, Mark A. Altman (Pandora, The Librarians). 12 ships enter. One starship survives. Accept no substitute, this is the one, the only San Diego Comic-Con Starship Smackdown-and there can be only one.
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
Fantastic Beasts and How to Make Them
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Amanda Dunn (cosplayer, seamstress), Andrea Seale (cosplayer, costume builder), Bryn Hazlett Lawson (cosplayer, costume builder), Ken Hazlett (cosplayer, engineer), Leah Thomas (cosplayer, costume designer), and Nat Lawson (cosplayer, costume designer) discuss planning, designing, building, and wearing oversized and nonhuman cosplays. Examples of fantastic beast cosplays for discussion include centaurettes, dragons, fauns, giants, and demons. Slides of finished cosplays and works in progress will be shown.
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
Hollywood and Emerging Tech: The Evolution of Entertainment 3.0
Room 24ABC
A diverse panel explore where Hollywood and technology is headed in 2019 and beyond. They'll discuss the future of content distribution and access from some of the top providers of tech and content. Moderated by Forbes contributor David Bloom. Featuring participants from Paramount, AMC, Netflix, Disney, the TV Academy, and NBC/Universal.
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
IDW Publishing: Artist's Editions and More
Room 32AB
The Artist's Edition format pioneered by Scott Dunbier has blossomed into its own industry, with gorgeous original art books on shelves worldwide. But for the info on the Real McCoy, this is the place to be! Scott and a special panelist or two will give you inside info and announcements of upcoming Artist's Editions, Artisan Editions, and more.
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
Paper Toys
Room 11
Renee Jablow (Grammy-nominated paper engineer and author) presesnts a workshop on making paper toys featuring dragons from How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World . Participants will make one paper dragon from the recently published Ready to Fly! by Studio Fun International, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group. Other activity and pop-up books will also be shared.
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
Super-Abled: Disability Representation in Comics, Movies, Games, and More
Room 4
Diversity is bigger than ever in the world of superheroes and fan culture but there's one group that tends to be overlooked in the medium: people with disabilities. Travis Rivas (editor, Super-Abled Comics), Angel Giuffria (actress, Goliath, Green Lantern), Jay Justice (editor/co-founder of LGBT HQ), Trace Wilson (author, Uniquely Me), Sarah Tuberty (Disarming Disability podcast), and Jennifer Kretchmer (executive producer, cast member Monsters & Fables) take a look at how to accurately create fully realized characters while trying to avoid the stereotypes typically associated with disability while also discussing how to navigate the industry while having a disability, how disability can be a superpower, and about advocating for the disabled community at large.
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
The League of Extraordinary Scientists and Engineers: More Science in Your Fiction
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Writers, directors, sci-fi fans and kids: Get ready to ask your questions about the real science in your fiction! Jeane Wong (founder and educator, LXS) is obsessed with science and has a solid origin with superheroes and teaching young minds about discovering those same powers in the real world-from tiny insects to deep ocean creatures to robots, rockets, and beyond! Hear from Jeane along with her LXS panelists Dr. Tom Darlington (chief scientist, NanoComposix), Ben Frable (marine biologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography), Dr. Sunny Fugate (technical director for cyber warfare, Naval Information Warfare Center), Dr. Nicholas Galitzki (edge of the universe explorer/cosmologist, Simons Observatory), Joe Hanson (science writer/host, It's Ok to Be Smart, from PBS), Molly Matty, Ph.D. (Dr. DNA, Salk Institute for Biological Studies), Jasmine L. Sadler (rocket scientist and CEO, The STEAM Collaborative), and Angela Zoumplis (extremophile explorer, Scripps Institute of Oceanography). They will discuss how comics and science fiction push scientists and engineers to rocket past what we know is possible at any given moment and into an otherwise unimaginable future!
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
The Video Game Industry: Creating Fun
Room 29AB
Today's fast-evolving video game industry produces some of the most immersive and fun experiences to date. But how do your favorite video games come to be? Speakers such as Genese Davis (Omensight; The Holder's Dominion), Greg Street (Riot Games), Eric Kieron Davis (Star Citizen), and Leah Hoyer (VP of Creative) will share insights about the game creation process, go-to creative methods, and the key ingredients developers pour into each segment of the game such as art, design, story, production and the worlds and environments destined to be explored. Just what brings it all together and to life?
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
To Me, My X-Men: Superheroes, Comics, and Academic Success
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library
From students and curricula to teacher preparation, comics have become a tool in all levels of education, especially in higher education. By focusing on comics as both a unique artform and accessible entrance point for considering broader cultural and social issues, college instructors are increasingly using comics in ways that contribute to student academic success. As such, the use of comics in college courses has begun to receive serious academic attention. Ryan Claytor (Michigan State University, Elephant Eater Comics), Rachelle Cruz (UC Riverside, Experiencing Comics), Jazmine Joyner (Women Write About Comics, The Comics MNT), and Ben Superfine (University of Illinois at Chicago) share the ways they use comics, superheroes, and creative projects to educate, engage, and contribute to the academic success of students. Moderated by Mark Martell (University of Illinois at Chicago).
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
Where Do Ideas Come from?
Room 28DE
Staring down a deadline? Running in fear from a blank page? Veteran writer/editor Barbara Randall Kesel (Shadowzone, Hawk & Dove) delivers a solution or three at hummingbird speed! For writers and artists, new or seasoned. Motivation or entertainment-you decide!
 
3:00pm -  4:00pm
Wonder Women CEOs - Female Owned and Operated Comic Publishers
Room 7AB
One day a female comic publisher will be standard-until then, we have Wonder Women! All panelists are female owned and operated comic publishers. These ladies lead by example: Sandy King Carpenter (Storm King Comics), Enrica Jang (Red Stylo Media), D. Lynn Smith (Kymera Press), and C. Spike Trotman (Iron Circus Comics).
 
3:00pm -  4:15pm
Buffy Musical Episode: Once More with Feeling
Room 6DE
Let's end this show with a bang! The Powers That Be behind Whedonopolis, WhedonCon, and FandomCharities present an interactive screening of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode "Once More with Feeling"! Many say this is the finest, funniest, most ingenious episode ever to come out of the Buffyverse. But remember, the best part of the show is up to you! This episode was made for talkin'-back, that is-and singing and shouting and dancing in the aisles, with or without your dry cleaning! Audience participation: It isn't just for Rocky Horror and mob riots anymore!
 
3:00pm -  4:30pm
Business of Cartoon Voices
Room 25ABC
Interested in a career doing voices for animation and video games? There are plenty of people around who'll take your money and tell you how to go about it, but here's 90 minutes of absolutely free advice from folks who work actively in the field. Hear from cartoon voice actors Jon Bailey and Candi Milo, talent agent Julie Thompson (SBV Talent), and your moderator, voice director Mark Evanier (The Garfield Show).
 
3:30pm -  4:30pm
Cartoon Art Museum: Let's Play!
Room 2
Let's play comics! Participate in three family-friendly comic art minigames that you can play at home, led by the by educator Nina L. Taylor Kester (Cartoon Art Museum) and artists Steenz (co-creator of Archival Quality /cartoonist/editor), Michael Son (Tapas, editor-in-chief), Thien Pham (Sumo, Level Up), and more. Open your eyes to a whole world of creative visual storytelling games like Creature Creator, Exquisite Corpse, Dungeons & Dragons and Mangaka/Creator. Supplies provided by Sakura of America, General Pencil, and Blick Art Supplies.
 
3:30pm -  4:30pm
John Rogers Memorial
Room 23ABC
For those who have attended the Comic-Con Talk Back in the past, the face of John Rogers is a familiar one. Outside of that spotlight, his years as the president of Comic-Con were marked by incredible growth for both the organization and the increasing social acceptance of popular arts fandom and culture. This year, to honor his memory, friends and colleagues will discuss his contributions to the organization and this field throughout the years.
 
3:30pm -  4:30pm
Trivia for Chocolate
Room 26AB
Trivia mavens Tom Galloway (Pro/Fan Trivia Match) and Derek McCaw (Fanboy Planet podcast) will ask lots of short comics trivia questions. You in the audience will try to answer them. First to yell out the correct answer is awarded a small piece of chocolate. At the end, the person who has won the most small pieces of chocolate gets a really big piece of chocolate.
 
3:45pm -  4:45pm
Gastronomically Geeky. Game and Movie Cookbooks
Room 5AB
Award-winning authors Chelsea Monroe-Cassel (Elder Scrolls Cookbook, World of Warcraft Cookbook), Alison Robicelli (WWE Cookbook), and Victoria Rosenthal (Fallout Cookbook) share the inspirations, challenges, and joy in interpreting legendary brands through food.
 
4:00pm -  5:00pm
"Crazy" Talk: Fifty Years of Mental Health, Pop Culture, and Comic-Con
Room 4
How has mental health representation in comics evolved over the past 50 years since the very first Comic-Con? Does mental health represent the next wave of diversity in comics, or is that just "crazy" talk? Russ Burlingame (ComicBook.com), Corrina Lawson (GeekDad.com), and others join forensic psychiatrists Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D. and Praveen Kambam, M.D. (Broadcast Thought) to discuss the state of mental health media representation and how a mental health/pop culture partnership can be a "win-win" for both the entertainment industry and people with mental illnesses. Moderated by attorney Jeff Trexler (The Beat, The Comics Journal).
 
4:00pm -  5:00pm
Behind the Scenes with Creatives from Fan-Favorite Films and TV Shows
Room 7AB
From The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina to American Horror Story, The Umbrella Academy, Hellboy, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and Men in Black: International, these behind-the-camera creatives (including composers, costume designers, and production designers) bring every story from script to screen. They will share stories about how they create sci-fi and fantasy worlds, and get behind-the-scenes insight about how they keep viewers wanting more—from sound design to production design, makeup design and visual effects. Moderator: Zoe Hewitt (reporter, Variety). Panelists: Lisa Soper (production designer, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Closet Monster), Mark Worthington (production designer, The Umbrella Academy, American Horror Story), Joel Harlow (makeup department head, Black Panther, Star Trek: Beyond), Julian Slater (sound designer/supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer, Men in Black: International, Baby Driver), Leslie Chung (VFX supervisor/producer Crafty Apes, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Mid90s).
 
4:00pm -  5:00pm
Dr. Zhivago's Spotlight on the Journey of Kids in Cartooning
Room 11
Dr. Zhivago's kids' panel spotlights the journey of kids in cartooning with local students from Chula Vista. Kylie Fitzgerald and Ryker Lacy discuss what sparked their interest to create cartoons in school. College graduate, Emily Echevarria describes the process of declaring a degree and graduating in the Arts for a possible cartoonist career. Professional cartoonist Dr. Zhivago and Ricardo Arnaiz (producer and director of ANIMEX) highlight their experience, guidance, and support in education and entertainment of the cartooning field. Moderated by Devin and Marissa Zhivago. A short cartoon workshop with Dr. Zhivago and Emily Echevarria follows the presentation.
 
4:00pm -  5:00pm
Full-Time Creative Work on a Part-Time Schedule
Room 24ABC
Panelists cover such topics as group management and working dynamics, networking, time management, exposure, and pitfalls. They include Sean Glumace (Adobe Education Leader, comic book letterer), James Frye (managing editor, TheConGuy website), Ron Coleman, Ph.D. (molecular geneticist and comic book writer), Dr. Renah Wolzinger (chief policy officer, Credential Commons), Topher Davila (art director for GeekdomWear website and independent producer), Stephen Burns (Photoshop digital artist, author, and lecturer), and Mario Martinez (co-creator, TomatoTV). Every person who attends will get a postcard of some of the collected tips, wisdom, and potential pitfalls talked about on panels from previous years. Also, one lucky panel attendee will win a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud-a $599 value courtesy of Adobe Education Leader Sean Glumace. Finally, there is so much information flying around this panel it is suggested to bring something to take notes with. Seriously, a lot of information gets covered.
 
4:00pm -  5:00pm
The Making of Zero's Journey
Room 29AB
Hear from the team behind The Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero's Journey graphic novel series to learn about the comic's creative process. They'll be talking about the film that started it all, how it inspired this new story, and what it's like working with such an influential property. And stick around after the Q&A for a giveaway!
 
4:00pm -  5:00pm
The Ongoing Decision to Produce Digital or Print Content
Room 28DE
Your comic or book is ready for release. Now the decision to produce it digitally, or print physical copies. Panelists Rob Salkowitz author of the bestselling book Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture and independent publisher Jeffrey Twohig discuss the current and future trends. Moderated by Gino Koch.
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