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Saturday 11th, 10:00am - 12:45pm
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SATURDAY, JULY 11th
10:00 am - 12:45 pm


 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 6A
Are You Ready, Kids?: Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants

The cast of SpongeBob is back! All your Bikini Bottom favorites are on hand to perform Idiot Box at a live table read as chosen by the fans online. Featuring Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), and Dee Bradley Baker (all other Biukini Bottomites.. Following the performance will be a Q&A with the cast and creative director, Vincent Waller. Plus, a sneak peek at a new episode and fan trivia with prizes. Hosted by Claudia Spinelli, VP of current series animation for Nickelodeon. All landlubbers welcome.
 
10:00am —  11:00am
Room 25ABC
Avatar the Last Airbender: Legend and Legacy

The story of Aang and Korra has ended in one form but continues in graphic novels and through the fans. For over six years, Avatar Legacy has been hosting panels celebrating the fans' love and loyalty. Moderated by Avatar_Mom, this year's panelists are Kevin Coppa (Puppetbenders), Giancarlo Volpe (director ATLA, producer Green Lantern the Animated Series), Dante Basco (voice actor, Zuko), Jack DeSena (voice actor, Sokka), and Darcy Rose Byrnes (Voice actor, Ikki). The panel also hosts a cosplay contest open to all levels of skill. Hopefuls must be in the panel room to be considered.
 
10:00am —  11:00am
101 Room 14A
Cosplay Makeup

This panel goes into what it takes to perfect your cosplay by having great makeup to go with it. It will cover beauty makeup, appliance application, special fx makeup, sculpting, molding, casting, and wig styling. A talented panel of professional makeup artists and wig stylists, Dawnielle Banks (Makeup By Siryn), Chrissy Lynn (Miss Chrissy Lynn), Ashley Troub (Ghost Hunters), and Keaghlan Ashley (Face Off) and professional photographer Deb Kountz (Debshots Photography), have honed their craft in the makeup, film, television, and cosplay photography worlds. The panelists will help answer your questions about makeup to match your costuming and cosplay and what tips and tools of the trade to use. Having makeup that matches the effort put into your cosplay is important. Turn your great cosplay into an amazing one with awesome makeup. Moderated by cosplayer Mac Beauvais (Strange Like That Cosplay).
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 2
Dave Elliott on Self-Publishing

Learn all about self-publishing from someone who's been in comics publishing for more than 25 years. Dave Elliott co-founded Radical Studios, where he served as both the co-publisher and editor-in-chief. Recently Dave relaunched his company ATOMEKA, started with his partner Garry Leach, as an imprint at Titan Books. His first graphic novels series released under this deal are The Weirding Willows, and Odyssey and revivals of his two anthologies, A1 and Monster Massacre.
 
10:00am —  11:00am
Room 28DE
Kids' Graphic Novel Burgeoning Frontier: Kids with Disabilities

Cece Bell (El Deafo), Doug TenNapel (Nnewts; Cardboard), Dave Elliott (A is for Autism; A1), John Shableski (Udon Entertainment), Talia Hurwich (Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth), and moderator Meryl Jaffe (CBLDF Using Graphic Novels in Education) discuss the real-life heroes comics still need to embrace: kids with disabilities. They'll evaluate how graphic novels are beginning to tell stories about kids with disabilities, illness and handicaps, and how others with great stories can be heard.
 
10:00am —  11:00am
Room 29AB
Land of the Lost Series Reunion

This year's Saturday morning cartoons Happy Hour takes a routine expedition down memory lane to Sid & Marty Krofft's live-action classic Land of the Lost. Moderator Corey Rothermel hosts the party as guests Wesley Eure (Will Marshall), Kathy Coleman (Holly Marshall), Phil Paley (Cha-Ka), and David Gerrold (writer/story editor) recount and reminisce about their time spent in the "original" Jurassic world. They will cover everything from Sleestaks to Selima, from Pylons to Pakuni. So if you're nostalgic for the Saturday morning programs of old or want to discover them for the very first time, meet up with this panel for the happiest hour at Comic-Con.
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 9
Let's Create a Cartoon Series

A combination of actual show creation and an improv game with high audience participation. Experienced animation show creators including Dean Stefan (Matchbox Big Rig Buddies, Quack Pack), Rob Hoegee (Thunderbirds are Go!, Teen Titans), Holly Huckins (Rugrats, Sheriff Callie's Wild West), John Derevlany (LEGO Legends of Chima, Endangered Species), and Craig Miller (Curious George, Beast Wars) take suggestions called out by people in the audience for a genre, a main character, other characters, and the world it takes place in. The panel will provide a take on how a show is created, all the elements you need to take into consideration, and why the idea of it being about this or that would be too expensive. Why would we like this main character? What age group is this for? And as people shout out different ideas, you will learn why a producer or studio might say no or yes to various aspects.
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 23ABC
MARCH with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

His first visit to Comic-Con made national news; now the legendary civil rights icon, U.S. congressman, and #1 bestselling graphic novel author John Lewis returns. Congressman Lewis, co-author Andrew Aydin, and artist Nate Powell re-team to share their award-winning March series. You'll hear about the incredible tour that's brought the message of March to schools, universities, libraries, and corporate headquarters from coast to coast. You'll see glimpses of the much-anticipated March: Book Three, covering Mississippi Freedom Summer and the unforgettable Selma-Montgomery March. And of course, you'll hear Congressman Lewis's firsthand memories of sit-ins, Freedom Rides, the march on Washington, Selma, and beyond, and the vital power of his message of transformative nonviolence in the world today.
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 7AB
My Book Is a Movie/TV Show: Now What?

Authors discuss the process of having their book made into another medium, their involvement and/or lack thereof, and how they feel now toward the project. Do they wish they could have done something differently? Do they feel the TV/movie has benefited or hurt their book? Lauren Kate (Unforgiven), Jeff Jensen (Before Tomorrowland), Arwen Elys Dayton (Seeker), Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen), and Daniel H. Wilson (Bro-Jitsu: The Martial Art of Sibling Smackdown and Robopocalypse) join in conversation with Ava Dellaira (Love Letters to the Dead).
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 6DE
New DC Universe the Lighter Side: Are You Ready?

Get an inside look at the new titles that put the word comic in comic book. Never before has DC Comics had a lineup of comics this fun and this funny! Joining in the hilarity will be Amanda Conner, Heath Corson, Dan Jurgens, and Jimmy Palmiotti.
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Room 4
Spotlight on Carlos Ezquerra

Carlos Ezquerra, the legendary Spanish artist and Comic-Con special guest, famed for his co-creation of the iconic Judge Dredd, talks to Michael Molcher from 2000 AD about a career that has inspired generations of comics' biggest names. From romance comics to war-torn battlefields of World War II and the mean streets of Mega-City One, Ezquerra is a titan of European comics whose influence can be felt throughout the industry to this day. There will be an audience Q&A.
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
The Last Man on Earth

What would you do if you were the last person on Earth? Star and creator Will Forte (Nebraska, Saturday Night Live), Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers, Flight of the Conchords), January Jones (Mad Men), and director/executive producer Chris Miller (The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street) discuss the surprising twists and turns of the first season as well as tease the upcoming second season
 
10:00am — 11:00am
Grand Ballroom D, Manchester Grand Hyatt
Comic-Con Film School 103: Working with Actors and a Crew

Day 3 of our course on microbudget moviemaking deals with how to direct actors, organize a crew, and keep them all happy without anybody making a dime. Panelists for the class include Valerie Perez (producer/star of the Paula Peril series), Nick Murphy (writer/director of Pizza and Bullets), Jack Conway (actor, Nazis at the Center of the Earth),Sean Rourke (writer of Ballistica), and actors Josh Perilo, Megan Rees, and Bradley Upton.
 
10:00am —  10:45pm
Ballroom 20
Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time's savior has gone dark. As Emma Swan transitions into her role as the Dark One, join the resident fairy tale characters as they cope with Emma's new role and begin the search for Merlin. Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis (Lost) and Adam Horowitz (Lost) join the cast to discuss the upcoming season of unexpected twists, evolving characters, new adventures, and new rivalries. Also: an exclusive sneak peek at what's in store for the upcoming season.
 
10:30am — 11:30am
Room 26AB
Comics Arts Conference #9: Comic Books in Therapy: How Do We Redeem the Irredeemable?

Many of us have stories about how comic books have changed our lives, but can comics be used in therapy? Eisner Award winner Mark Waid (Irredeemable, Incorruptible), psychologist Patrick O'Connor (Comicspedia), and therapist Josué Cardona (Geek Therapy) discuss Waid's BOOM! Studios titles Irredeemable and Incorruptible and how the stories are a reflection of our struggles with doubt, mental illness, and others' expectations. Panelists will explore the protagonists' troubled lives and share the stories of people who have experienced real benefits from these fictional tales. Additionally, panelists will discuss the creative process of these works, including how comic creators understand good, evil, and the expression of this dichotomy through superheroes and supervillains in comic books.
 
10:30am — 11:30am
Room 8
Comics for Impact: Healing Wounds of War

How can comic creation tools be used for art therapy for wounded warriors? How they can be repurposed for education? Panelists Dan Thomsen (SIFT), Tom Nugent (neuroscience and education, Intific), and Alan Gershenfeld (president, E-Line Media) discuss how collaboration between comic creators, psychologists, and technologists has produced comic authoring tools and how these efforts can be expanded to create new opportunities. Moderated by Russell Shilling (U.S. Department of Education, former DARPA pm).
 
10:30am — 11:30am
Room 5AB
Into the Badlands

Cast members Daniel Wu, Marton Csokas, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, and Orla Brady join executive producers and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, executive producer and director David Dobkin, and executive producer and fight director Stephen Fung in a panel discussion about bringing authentic martial arts to the small screen, as well as what audiences can expect to see when this new series premieres later this year on AMC. Join the panelists for a Q&A session and an official sneak preview of Season 1.
 
10:30am — 11:30am
Room 6BCF
Marvel Animation Presents

The Marvel Animation Studios team returns for one of the most anticipated television panels at San Diego. Join Stephen Wacker (VP, current series Marvel Animation Studios), Cort Lane (VP, animation development and partnerships), and Eric Radomski (SVP, production and creative director, animation) for exclusive first looks at the exciting new seasons of the hit animated series Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution and Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6. Plus, experience the world premiere of never-before-seen footage from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, starring Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket, Gamora, and Drax in the highly anticipated new animated series coming to Disney XD this year.
 
10:30am —  11:30am
Room 24ABC
Temple of Art

When every artist begins their craft, nobody is listening. Nobody pays them, nobody claps, and there is really no rational reason to suppose that anyone ever will. But they do it anyway. In the face of doubt, failure, and opposition, they proceed and create feats of staggering beauty. This panel presents the comic book artists, painters, illustrators, and creators in the film Temple Of Art, a documentary that asks why people risk and create in the face of failure and why you should too. See the debut trailer, take part in a Q&A, and maybe win a Temple of Art book. Moderated by director Allan Amato, the film features Grant Morrison, David Mack, Bill Sienkiewicz, Barron Storey, Jason Shawn Alexander, Satine Phoenix, and Olga Nunes.
 
10:30am —  12:00pm
Room 30CDE
Comic Book Law School 303: And Another Thing

The third (and final) installment continues the increasingly curious case of Fitzgerald Scott and his The Strange Situation of Benjamin "Button" Cabeza comic book series, exploring some of the more complex issues facing this wildly popular property. In this session, noted attorney Michael Lovitz (author of the classicThe Trademark and Copyright Book comic book) is joined by professor Marc Greenberg and attorneys David Branfman, David Lizerbram, and Larry Zerner for another rousing interactive discussion as the case study shifts into high gear. They will provide practical advice concerning some of the more advanced issues facing trademark and copyright owners, including how and why to enforce your intellectual property rights; the benefits and disadvantages of litigation; fair use, parody, and satire; the intersection of intellectual property and social media; termination and rights of reversion; and (time permitting) the impact of technology on intellectual property protections and piracy and whether the current laws are keeping pace. [Please note, the Comic Book Law School® seminars are designed to provide relevant information and insights to practicing attorneys, as well as practical tips to creators and other professionals who may wish to attend. (This program is approved for 1.5 credits of California MCLE).]
 
10:30am —  12:00pm
Hall H
Warner Bros. Presentation

A "sneak peek" at a few upcoming releases from Warner Bros.
 
11:00am —  12:00am
Room 2
Interview with Richard Starkings

Richard Starkings discusses his career in comics, from small press, to Marvel UK, to pioneering digital comic book lettering with his studio Comicraft, to creating Elephantmen. Writer Mike Wellman (Gone South, Guns A'Blazin) hosts.
 
11:00am —  12:00pm
Room 29AB
Andre the Giant: The Man Behind the Legend

The beloved pro wrestler's daughter Robin Christensen joins the creative team of Lion Forge's authorized graphic novel biography includeing Brandon Easton (Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven) and Shannon Eric Denton (senior editor, Lion Forge Comics) to discuss the real man known as the "Eighth Wonder of the World." Join this panel to reminisce about one of sports entertainment's most legendary figures. Surprise guests will be featured.
 
11:00am — 12:00pm
Room 7AB
Book to Screen

We're in a heyday for science fiction and fantasy on screen, whether it's the big screen or the small. Some of the most popular series out there take advantage of the in-depth world and character building of book series to populate their vivid worlds. Ernie Cline (author of Ready Player One, soon to be adapted for the screen by Steven Spielberg), Melissa de la Cruz (author of Witches of East End, Lifetime show by the same name), Andy Weir (author of The Martian, a Ridley Scott-directed adaptation will be released later this year), Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (as James S. A. Corey, author of Leviathan Wakes, on which the upcoming Syfy show The Expanse is based), Lev Grossman (author of The Magicians, soon to be a Syfy show), and Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings (as Christina Lauren, author of Beautiful Bastard, which has been optioned by Constantin Film) discuss how their creations are coming to life on screen.
 
11:00am — 12:00pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Childhood's End

Syfy's upcoming miniseries based on the Arthur C. Clarke classic novel stars Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Mike Vogel (Bates Motel), Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck), Daisy Betts (Last Resort), and Yael Stone (Orange Is the New Black). The cast will be on hand, along with director Nick Hurran (Sherlock: His Last Vow) and screenwriter Matthew Graham (Doctor Who) to discuss how they brought the iconic novel to screen for the very first time.
 
11:00am — 12:00pm
Room 4
Drawn & Quarterly at Twenty-Five

Drawn & Quarterly, the esteemed independent Canadian comics publisher, turns 25 this year, and has created a massive 770-page anthology of comics, essays, and photographs to celebrate the occasion. Drawn & Quarterly managing editor Tracy Hurren, marketing director Julia Pohl-Miranda, and Drawn & Quarterly authors Marc Bell (Stroppy), Michael DeForge (First Year Healthy), and Anders Nilsen (Poetry Is Useless) talk about the book and the future of the company. They will make announcements and give away prizes.
 
11:00am —  12:00pm
Shiley Special Events, San Diego Central Library
Kids' Comics Summit

What's the state of the children's comics industry? Publishers talk about their publishing programs, discussing how kids' comics have changed in the past decade and how they'll change more in the decade to come. A conversation with Alex Segura (Archie Comics), Filip Sablik (BOOM!), Kuo-Yu Liang (Diamond), Gina Gagliano (First Second), Sven Larsen (Papercutz), and David Saylor (Scholastic). Moderated by Christopher Butcher (Toronto Comics Art Festival).
 
11:00am —  12:00pm
Room 14A
Mobilizing Fandoms for Charity

Panelists Marsia Powers (Whedonopolis/Fandom Charities, Inc.), Rebecca Safier (California Browncoats), Anastasia Hunter (Gaslight Gathering), and Kae Winters (Random Acts, GISHWHES) discuss how to utilize various fandoms to help create nonprofit organizations, to contribute to charitable causes, and to explore how individuals can get more involved individually, locally, and globally with fandom-related charities. Moderated by C.J. DeAngelus (Random Acts, Little Kids Rock).
 
11:00am —  12:00pm
Room 25ABC
The India Inkblot Test: Why Comics Are Good for Mental Health, and Mental Health is Good for Comics

As public awareness of mental health issues increases and the stigma associated with mental disorders and their treatment recedes, will mental health advocacy in comic books become more widely embraced? As with efforts to better represent women in comics have paid off in terms of new readers, can more accurate portrayals of mental disorders unlock a new demographic? Forensic psychiatrists H. Eric Bender, M.D. and Praveen R. Kambam, M.D. (Broadcast Thought) discuss why accurate mental health depictions matter and how less stigmatizing and more creative representations can benefit both patients and publishers alike. Gail Simone (Batgirl, Red Sonja) will talk about her efforts to accurately represent people with mental disorders and her consultation with clinical psychologist Andrea Letamendi, Ph.D. (Under the Mask,The Arkham Sessions) on the depiction of posttraumatic stress disorder and its treatment in DC Comics' Batgirl. Clinical psychologist Janina Scarlet, Ph.D. (Superhero Therapy) will share moving stories of patients inspired by accurate comic book depictions of mental disorders in their recovery from mental illnesses. Forensic psychiatrist Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D. (Broadcast Thought) will discuss his short story about a stigmatized superhero with bipolar disorder, Aura, published in RISE: Comics Against Bullying from Northwest Press. Attorney Jeff Trexler (The Beat, The Comics Journal) will moderate, contextualizing the changing landscape of mental health depictions in comics with the complicated history between comic books and mental health.
 
11:00am — 12:00pm
Room 23ABC
Todays Costume Designers

The Costume Designers Guild Local 892 members Soyon An (Jem and the Holograms), Ann Foley (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Kristin Burke (Conjuring), and Ivy Thaide (Kamen Rider Dragon Knight) discuss the world of costume design for television and film. Joe Kucharski, editor of Tyranny of Style will be moderating.
 
11:00am — 12:00pm
Room 9
Top Cow: 2016 Brings a New Talent Hunt, New Projects, and More

Image and Top Cow founder Marc Silvestri and president Matt Hawkins tell it how it is, 23 years and kicking. Learn the details of the new Talent Hunt, and find out the latest about Top Cow's various projects, including Postal, Genius, Tales of Honor, Witchblade, The Tithe, and Golgatha. Plus the status of film, TV, and video game projects. Witness the awesome glory that is Top Cow-MOO! All attendees will receive a special edition variant comic book available only to those who attend the panel.
 
11:00am —  12:00pm
Room 28DE
Working Together: Writers and Artists

Not every project can be handled by one person; and while working with a partner can offer great rewards, the path might not always be an easy one to navigate. Moderator Andrew Farago (curator, Cartoon art Museum) discusses the duality of working with a partner, with panelists Kelly Sue DeConnick (b***h Planet), Steve Lieber (Whiteout, Superior Foes of Spider-Man), Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer), Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer), Asaf Hanuka (The Divine), and Boaz Lavie (The Divine).
 
11:00am —  11:45pm
Ballroom 20
TV Guide Magazine: Fan Favorites

TV Guide Magazine brings the screams to San Diego again for this all-star, must-see panel. Moderated by senior writer Damian Holbrook, stars from TV's hottest shows provide a lively discussion filled with behind-the-scenes scoops. Panelists include David Anders (iZombie), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple), Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Eliza Taylor (The 100), Ming-Na Wen (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones).
 11:05am —  11:35am   4   Super Shift Grand Ballroom D, Manchester Grand Hyatt
A group of superheroes are arguing about a heroic shift that no one wants to do. Participating panelists include Steeve Fitoussi (director).
 
11:15am —  12:15pm
Room 6A
Blindspot Pilot Screening and Q&A

Sullivan Stapleton (300: Rise of an Empire) and Jaimie Alexander (Thor films) star in Blindspot, a one-hour action thriller from Berlanti Productions (The Flash, Arrow, Pan) and writer/executive producer Martin Gero (Stargate: Atlantis). Stapleton stars as hardened FBI agent Kurt Weller, who is drawn into a complex conspiracy when a naked amnesiac, Jane Doe (Alexander), is found in Times Square covered in a series of cryptic tattoos, including his name on her back. As Weller and his teammates at the FBI begin to investigate the veritable treasure map of Jane Doe's tattoos, they are drawn into a high-stakes underworld that twists and turns through a labyrinth of secrets and revelations; the information they uncover might ultimately change the world. Blindspot makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a Q&A with executive producers and series stars. From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television Blindspot premieres this fall Mondays at 10/9c on NBC.
 
11:15am —  12:15pm
Room 6DE
New DC Universe: Batman: Are You Ready?

The blockbuster creative team behind the bestselling monthly comic book for the past five years, writer Scott Snyder, penciler Greg Capullo, inker Danny Miki, and others, are here to talk all things Batman and answer your questions.

11:25am —  11:55am   
Grand Ballroom D, Manchester Grand Hyatt
The Night Guardian

On his deathbed, Stanley Simmons meets his estranged family. However, his son won't talk to him and he finds the only way he can communicate with his grandson is by telling him a story about The Night Guardian-a real-life superhero. Participating panelists include writer/director Brian Ott (John Wick), producer Kyle Dare (O-Star), and cinematographer Ruben Contreras (Hellblazer).
 
11:30am —  12:30pm
Room 26AB
Comics Arts Conference #10: Focus on Dave McCaig

At the forefront of the recent commercial and critical attention for colorists stands CAC special guest Dave McCaig. His colors can be found in a wide range of comics: supernatural historical fiction (American Vampire, Northlanders), mainstream superhero comics (New Avengers, Superman: Birthright), and cult favorites (Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E., Stephan Colbert's Tek Jansen). Besides TV, he has worked on the Batman animated series (2005) and the fourth Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated film. An advocate for comic colorists, McCaig started and moderates Gutter Zombie, an online forum for working colorists. Keegan Lannon (Seagull Institute) will moderate a conversation with McCaig about color, colorists, and comics.
 
11:30am — 12:30pm
Room 24ABC
Inside the Writers' Room: The Pilot: Part One

Before there can be a hit series (or even a Manimal), there has to be a pilot, and this panel of expert creators and writers will share their experiences-the good, bad, and the very ugly-in selling and making a television pilot. Get the straight scoop from some of today's most talented and outspoken creators. Moderated by Sony Pictures Television's senior VP of drama development and production, Chris Parnell. Panelists include Sarah Watson (Parenthood, About a Boy), Javier Grillo-Marxuach (The Middleman, Lost, Helix), Ashley E. Miller (Terminator, Fringe), Craig Engler (Z Nation), Kay Reindl (Scream, Millennium), Steve Kriozere (Agent X, NCIS), Amy Berg (Caper, Da Vinci's Demons) and Thomas P. Vitale (Fmr. EVP Chiller Strategic Operations, SYFY Original Movies and co-productions).
 
11:30am — 12:30pm
Room 8
Kodansha Comics

The publisher of the manga megahit Attack on Titan, not to mention Noragami, Sailor Moon, Fairy Tail, and more, reveals exciting upcoming titles. General manager Kana Koide and senior editor Ben Applegate will answer your questions about Kodansha's books and the manga industry.
 
11:30am —  12:30pm
Room 5AB
Monster High Panel

This the place for avid fans to be the first to experience new character and doll introductions, as well as never-before-seen content reveals for the upcoming season. This includes exclusive scenes from upcoming DVDs with real-time commentary from its creators. The panel also allows for fan Q&A with Monster High toy and packaging designers, the marketing team, and writers/producers.
11:45am —  1:00pm
Room 6BCF
Quick Draw!

Once again, three supercharged cartoonists duel to their dooms with Sharpies, each attempting to outdraw all opponents. It's one of the most popular Comic-Con events, and this year it's personal. Our returning champion Sergio Aragonés (MAD, Groo the Wanderer) goes mano a mano against Scott Shaw! (The Simpsons, The Flintstones) and Disney legend Floyd Norman. Plus, you can expect a few other cartoonists to get their licks in. Presiding over it all is your Quick Draw! Quizmaster, Mark Evanier. No wagering, please.

11:55am —  12:45pm
Ballroom D, Manchester Grand Hyatt
Super'mance Grand

A superhero romance surrounding a war waged between Capes and Masks, one of which questions his arch-rivalry after the planet's inhabitants become powerless for one night. Participating panelists include writer/director/lead actorJames Noir (Shooting Clerks: The Kevin Smith Biopic), producer Dan Ballester, and actor Sendi Avdic.
 
12:00pm —  12:45pm
Ballroom 20
The Simpsons

Going into its record-demolishing 27th season! Join this panel for a sneak peek behind "Treehouse of Horror XXVI" and much, much more with creator Matt Groening, executive producers Al Jean and Matt Selman, supervising director Mike Anderson, long-time director David Silverman and the woman behind Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, and Ralph Wiggum, Nancy Cartwright. Ay carumba indeed.
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
12 Monkeys

Join executive producers Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett, and stars Aaron Stanford (James Cole), Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Emily Hampshire (Jennifer Goines) and Todd Stashwick (Deacon) of Syfy's critically acclaimed series as they dissect the mysteries of the first season and hint at the twists and turns coming in Season 2.
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Shiley Special Events, San Diego Central Library
Age Categories

What are publishers doing to ensure that their graphic novels for kids contain age-appropriate content across different age categories? What are they doing to make those age categories clear to librarians? This panel explores the current publishing system for creating and categorizing age-appropriate content within the children's and young adult graphic novel categories. A conversation with Michael Martens (Dark Horse), Calista Brill (First Second), Sven Larsen (Papercutz), and Kevin Hamric (Viz). Moderated by Jack Baur (Berkeley Public Library).
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 30CDE
CBLDF: Comics in the Classroom: Real-World Ideas for Engaging Your Students with Comics

Comics are more than just great entertainment, they're an incredible tool for learning. Creators Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck, The Plain Janes), Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales), Matthew Holm (Babymouse, Squish), Matt Phelan (The Storm in the Barn, Bluffton), and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden) and educators Rose Brock and Dr. Meryl Jaffe discuss how comics can be used to engage students in the classroom. Get real-world suggestions for ways to integrate comics in the classroom, to expand on lessons with comic-based activities, and to encourage student participation. They'll also have lesson and reading suggestion handouts and time for Q&A. Moderated by CBLDF editorial director Betsy Gomez.
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 4
Comic Industry Editorial Panel 2015

Chris Ryall (editor-in-chief for IDW), Matt Hawkins (publisher for Top Cow Productions), Barbara Kesel (editor), and Shannon Eric Denton (editor-in-chief for Lions Forge) discuss the editorial and overall process of creating comic books in today's changing climate of publishers and fandom. Moderated by Vince Hernandez (VP/editor-in-chief, Aspen Comics).
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 14A
Costuming the Galaxy

Joe Salcedo (CEO, co-creator/co-owner), Dana Gasser (chief operating officer, co-creator/co-owner), John Cooley (product and customer experience representative)m and Heath Hammond (product manager) of ANOVOS (official licensee for Star War, Star Trek and Battlestar Galactic) are on hand to discuss costuming in the science fiction genre. From working with the filmmaking teams to scanning screen-used materials, get an exclusive look at what goes into the making of these highly detailed and authentic replicas.
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 25ABC
From Bollywood to Hollywood: Going Global

Actors and producers from India and US address the growing globalization of the film industry from financing to production; with clips from Bollywood's and Hollywood's fantasy action movies. Panelist include Ishmael Kahn (founder of Hollywood Bollywood Global Media) and internationally acclaimed Bollywood star Pooja Batra (Virasat, Disney India's Any Body Can Dance 2). Also joining are director, producer and show runner of hundreds of television episodes Jude Gerard Prest (History Channel, Discovery), Maureen Hubley-Warutian (entertainment developer, executive producer) and executive producer of numerous internationally funded feature films Steve Kaplan. Moderated by screenwriter and director Eric Forsberg (Mega Piranha, Dragons of Camelot, Snakes on a Train).
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 9
Remembering the Golden Age with Irwin Hasen

From the Golden Age of Comics, with his work onWonder Woman, Green Lantern, and Wildcat (which he created with Batman co-creator Bill Finger) to his three decades on the Dondi syndicated strip to his many years as a teacher at the Kubert School, Irwin Hasen made an important mark on comics. When he passed away in March at the advanced age of 96, his friends and fans were nonetheless shocked that this force of nature was stilled. Celebrating Hasen's art and life are David Armstrong (American Association of Comicbook Collectors), Michael Uslan (producer of the Batman films), Jim Salicrup (Papercutz editor-in-chief), Chelle Mayer (granddaughter of legendary editor Sheldon Mayer), Arie Kaplan (From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books) and moderator Danny Fingeroth (The Stan Lee Universe). Clips from a documentary about Irwin will be shown.
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 7AB
Sci-Fi/Fantasy Family Feud

Who is the most popular Doctor Who companion? How about the worst place to Hulk out in? Authors Brandon Sanderson (The Stormlight Archive series), Patrick Rothfuss (the Kingkiller Chronicles series), Ernie Cline (Armada), Naomi Novik (Uprooted), Chuck Wending (Zer0es), Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy), and Austin Grossman (Crooked) square off in an epic game of Family Feud, answering questions posed by Heath Corson (Nerdist) about the hottest topics in geek culture.
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 28DE
Spotlight on A. Lee Martinez

The author of Gil's All Fright Diner (Tor Books), Monster (Orbit), and the upcoming Constance Verity trilogy (Simon & Schuster), A. Lee Martinez sits down with moderator Jenny Martin (author of Tracked) for a Q&A about his myriad fantasy worlds, what it means to be a "funny" writer, and the virtues of space squids and talking gorillas in fiction, as well as anything else the audience might want to throw his way.
 
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library
The 10th Annual All-Star Comic Book Podcaster Panel

Get ready for a no holds barred debate and discussion of the current state of the comic book marketplace in publishing, television, and film. Like sports reporters at the World Series, these podcast hosts voice their opinions on their shows. But what happens when they face each other and may not get the last word on a subject? Featuring John Siuntres (Word Balloon), Calvin Reid (Publisher's Weekly-More to Come), Mark Bernardin (Playboy.com-Fatman on Batman), John Mayo (Comic Book Page), and Jimmy Aquino (Comic News Insider).
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 23ABC
The Production Designer: Architect of Imagination

The production designer opens the script, reads, and dreams up the most perfect of all possible worlds in which to tell the tale, whether the story is set in the mythic past, the here and now, or any imaginable future. Then the designer must gather and lead the army of artists who, over months or years, in plaster or in pixels, will actually make the design real. Panelists include John Mott (12 Monkeys, The Americans), James Chinland (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Legacy, Avengers), Darren Gilford (Star Wars Epside VII: The Force Awakens, Tron), Ed Verreaux (Jurassic World, Looper), Neil Spisak (Terminator Genisys, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), and Gregory Melton (Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Walking Dead). Moderated by John Muto (Species, Home Alone).
 
12:00pm —  1:00pm
Room 29AB
World Building: Telling Stories in Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Federation Space, and that Galaxy Far, Far, Away

Creators who've worked in three of fandom's most beloved franchises- Star Trek, Star Wars, and Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, discuss the exciting, yet daunting task of telling new stories in universes that many hold so dear. How do you get started? What's fair game and off-limits? Is the opportunity a nightmare or a dream come true? These are just a few of the topics that'll be discussed by a distinguished group of panelists. Moderated by Eric Moro (Wikia's VP of programming), panelists include superfans from Wookieepedia and the Shadow of Mordor Wikia, Michael de Plater (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), Marc Scott Zicree (Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: DS9) and more!
 
12:00pm —  1:30pm
Horton Grand Theatre
Colony: USA Network Series Screening

Be the first to see Carlton Cuse's highly anticipated USA Network television series, Colony, at an intimate screening, followed by a Q&A with Cuse (Lost, The Strain) and his co-executive producer Ryan Condal (Hercules), along with series stars Josh Holloway (Lost) and Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead). Colony is set in near-future Los Angeles after outside intruders have seized control of the city and subjected it to a military occupation. Surrounded by impenetrable walls and torn by opposing forces, most citizens feel powerless to stop the new regime; some collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, while others rebel and suffer the consequences.
 
12:15pm —  1:15pm
Hall H
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th-century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry, and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Reilly) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper-class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield. Cast members Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston and Matt Smith along with writer/director Burr Steers and the book's author Seth Grahame-Smith for a first look at Screen Gem's adaptation of his acclaimed twist on the classic novel. Patient Zero An uprecedented global pandemic of a super strain of rabies has turned the majority of humankind into highly intelligent, streamlined killers known as 'The Infected'. One victim, Morgan (Matt Smith), who is asymptomatic and can communicate with the infected, leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure. Join cast members Matt Smith, John Bradley, Natalie Dormer, and Clive Standen along with director Stefan Ruzowitzky and screenwriter Mike Le for an exclusive first look of the film. Both panels will be moderated by Dalton Ross (Entertainment Weekly).
 
12:15pm —  1:15pm
Room 2
Workshop with Laura Martin

Premier comics color artist Laura Martin (Star Wars, Avengers vs. X-Men, Spawn, Ragnarok, Superman, Rocketeer, and others) is pleased to chat about her 20-year history in digital coloring and demonstrate the use of color for storytelling. Join Laura for a spirited discussion with moderator Scott Dunbier (special projects editor, IDW Publishing).
 
12:30pm —  1:30pm
Room 24ABC
BOOM! Studios Celebrates 10 Years and Pushes Comics Forward

2015 marks the 10th year of publishing for BOOM! Studios, a multiple Eisner Award-winning top 10 comic publisher. BOOM! is looking ahead to the next 10 years and how everyone can push comics forward. Moderated by BOOM! president of publishing and marketing Filip Sablik and featuring editor-in-chief Matt Gagnon, Mark Waid (Strange Fruit, Irredeemable), Asaf Hanuka (The Realist), Mairghread Scott (The Third Witch, Lantern City), and James Tynion IV (The Woods, Memetic, UFOlogy), panelists highlight the changes in the industry and what they want to see in comics.
 
12:30pm —  1:30pm
Room 6DE
DC Entertainment: Grant Morrison: The Multiversity and Beyond!

The Multiversity took DC fans on a tale spanning the entire Multiverse, and redefined the world of the DC universe. Now, join the mastermind behind it all Grant Morrison, for a look back (and forward) to see where the far-reaching effects of The Multiversity will be felt the most.
 
12:30pm —  1:30pm
Room 6A
Marvel: House of Ideas

Love having the best comics in the industry on your mobile devices? Want to know how Marvel stays on the cutting edge of technology? Then this panel is for you, True Believer! Get exciting news about Marvel's Infinite Comics as well as what's happening with the Marvel Comics App, Marvel Unlimited, and more. Plus: Be here for the latest and greatest directly from Marvel Games, including an infestation of epic proportions! Panelists include executive editorial director of digital Ryan Penagos, Marvel Games creative director Bill Rosemann, Marvel Games executive producer Mike Jones, and other mighty Marvel guests.
 
12:30pm —  1:30pm
Room 5AB
Sid & Marty Krofft: A Look at the Future, Present, and the Past

Cesar Millan joins Sid & Marty Krofft's panel as a guest moderator for this very exclusive event at Comic-Con. Brothers Sid & Marty Krofft have been producing quality family entertainment for over 40 years. They are currently producing a new series at Nickelodeon, Mutt & Stuff with Cesar Millan. They are also producing Sigmund and the Sea Monsters at Amazon Studios and Electra Woman and Dyna Girl at Legendary Pictures. The brothers became a household name in the'70s with a series of remarkable programs that featured elaborate sets and fanciful characters.
 
12:30pm —  1:30pm
Room 8
The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide at 45

Writer Mark Waid (Empire, Daredevil), former CBG editor Maggie Thompson, CBCS president Steve Borock, CCS president Matt Nelson, Gemstone Publishing's Mark Huesman and J. C. Vaughn, and surprise guests present a lively look at comic book history through 45 years of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.
 
12:30pm —  2:00pm
Room 26AB
Comics Arts Conference #11: Teaching Comics

Now that comics are beginning to be accepted in the classroom, how can teachers best use the medium to further students' education through comic books? Rebecca Thompson (American Physical Society) and David Ellis (American Physical Society), the author and illustrator of the Spectra: The Original Laser Superhero series, discuss the artistic challenges specific to creating scientifically accurate physics comics and how to entertain and educate at the same time. Kevin Degnan (El Camino College) discusses the challenges of providing ethical and reliable student access to comics in the classroom, and explores how teachers might navigate the difficulties of finding rare comics without piracy. Rich Shivener (University of Cincinnati) examines the effectiveness of replacing writers' memos and reflections with comics as a form of teaching and assignment evaluation in the composition classroom.

12:45pm —  1:05pm
Grand Ballroom D, Manchester Grand Hyatt
This Is Joe

During the 70s, in New York, Joe Shuster works as a delivery guy. But it wasn't always like this...
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