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Panels - Saturday, July 20, 7:00pm - Close

7:00pm -  8:00pm
Bold Voices of Contemporary Horror
Room 23ABC
Love Midsommar? Mandy? Get Out? The Witch? The Invitation? The Babadook? It Follows? Some of the most knowledgeable and influential voices in horror today discuss the state of indie and studio horror film, as well as the rise of horror in television and streaming services, and give a sneak peek at the best to come this year, with exclusive footage from festival standouts and hotly anticipated fall releases. This is the place to come to find out which upcoming horror flicks should be on your must-see list and discuss current trends in the horror genre. Panelists include Ryan Turek (VP of development, Blumhouse), Mali Elfman (producer, Before I Wake, The Party's Just Beginning, co-founder of Fun Size Horror), Aleka Cooper (writer/producer, American Horror Story, Luke Cage, The Nun 2) Gigi Saul Guerrero (writer/director, Hulu/Blumhouse's Into The Dark) and Adam Egypt Mortimer (writer/director, Some Kind of Hate, Daniel Isn't Real). Moderated by Amy Nicholson (host, Halloween: Unmasked, Unspooled).
 
7:00pm -  8:00pm
How to Self-Publish and Adapt Comic Books to Film/TV
Room 28DE
Molly Mahan (editor at DC Comics), Tomm Coker (Black Monday Murders, Image Comics), Paul Roman Martinez (Adventures of 19XX), Ethan McQuerrey (Lore of the Hávamál), and Cat Mihos (director of development for Neil Gaiman) will be discussing how to break in to self-publishing and much more.
 
7:00pm -  8:00pm
Meet the Story Innovators of Multi-Branching Games
Room 9
Love ''Choose Your Own Adventure'' genre video games? Find out more from the cast, writers, and directors behind some of the fan favorite multibranching games series ever made, as this panel dives into the writing, process, mo-cap, production, and memories along the way. Hear Chris Rebbert (The Walking Dead), Bryan Dechart and Amelia Rose Blaire (Detroit), Raoul Barbet (Life Is Strange), Ella Lentini (Until Dawn), and L. K. Shelley (Aggretsuko) chat with moderator Jennie Kong (Summerland) about the future of this genre in games.
 
7:00pm -  8:00pm
Psychology of Harry Potter and Crimes of Grindelwald
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Are you a die-hard Harry Potter fan? Are you looking forward to the next Fantastic Beasts movie? Slytherin psychologist, Dr. Janina Scarlet (Harry Potter Therapy; Dark Agents), Hufflepuff actor Kevin Allen (Snape and the Marauders), Hufflepuff illustrator Vince Alvendia (Harry Potter Therapy; Dark Agents), Warner Brothers Slytherin storyboard revisionist Lora Innes (Wynonna Earp), and pop culture Ravenclaw reporter Jenna Busch (Legion of Leia) engage in an interactive discussion of the psychology of Harry Potter and the upcoming Fantastic Beasts films. Gryffindor Dustin McGinnis (Harry Potter Therapy podcast; McGinnis Music) moderates.
 
7:00pm -  8:00pm
Spiritual Themes in Comics
Room 4
Spiritual Themes in Comics continues the always-lively discussion of spiritual themes in comics, television, and movies. This panel delves into how spirituality influences the entertainment industry and in turn impacts the culture's perception of spiritual influences. This is the 23rd year of the Spiritual Themes in Comics panel and panelists include Scott Mercano (Diablo Publishing), Travis Hanson (Beanleaf Press), B. Dave Walters (Vampire the Masquerade), Buzz Dixon (G.I. Joe), Hector Miray (Faith and Fandom), and Kyle Keene (moderator).
 
7:00pm -  8:00pm
The Monster Lab: Crafting Memorable Villains
Room 25ABC
Creators such as Genese Davis (The Holder's Dominion; Omensight), Jon McGoran (Spliced), Randy Varnell (Borderlands), and Devri Walls (Venators) will divulge their creation process for fantastic villains. Catch this chilling discussion and vote for which villain wins the best villain award!
 
7:00pm -  8:00pm
Tropetastic: How to Write and Subvert Tropes
Room 11
From tired to wired, problematic to plucky, tropes have always existed in character arcs, plot devices, and even character types. Panelists Ray Utarnachitt (Legends of Tomorrow), Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex), Jeane Wong (Arrow), Nilah Magruder (Marvel Rising), Jenn Polish (Lunav), and Valerie Complex (Black Girl Nerds) will discuss how to use and develop tropes in writing, from subverting harmful tropes in nuanced ways to using clichéd tropes with a refreshing new voice. Moderated by C. B. Lee (Sidekick Squad series).
 
7:00pm -  9:00pm
DC Universe Series Sneak Previews and Q&A
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
DC fans, this is your Universe! DC Universe has established itself as the premium go-to destination for fans of all things DC, and they are just getting started! Spend your Saturday night with select producers and stars from DC Universe's original live-action and animated series and get the latest updates and sneak previews on Titans, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders .
 
7:00pm -  9:00pm
Out in Comics Year 32: Tearing Down a Stonewall
Room 29AB
The comic world's longest-running panel turns 32! With LGBTQ or LGBTQ-friendly creators as writers, artists, directors, producers, actors, entertainers, and journalists, what do their characters and creations mean for diverse representation, characters, and storylines on comics, film, and television? Just three weeks after the 50th anniversary of the of the Stonewall Riots-which changed the battle for gay rights forever-this diverse all-star panel will celebrate and spotlight creators, comics, and fans as they discuss the past, present, and future Out in Comics. Founding moderator and bestselling author Andy Mangels (Wonder Woman '77 Meets The Bionic Woman, Star Trek and Star Wars books and comics) again chairs the panel and welcomes panelists Justin Hall (writer/editor of Fantagraphics' No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, producer of the upcoming 2020 film No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics, and teacher at California College of the Arts), Maya Kern (artist of the Hearts Thorns and Scales book and the webcomic Monster Pop!, nominated for the 2017 PRISM Awards), Che Grayson (Brooklyn-based filmmaker and writer for Image's b***h Planet Triple Feature, IDW's Femme Magnifique, and Lion Forge's Noble), Alitha E. Martinez (GLAAD-award-winning artist of Black Panther: World of Wakanda; artist for Batgirl, NBC's Heroes, Riverdale, Iron Man, and more), Vincent J. Roth (writer, producer and star of cinema's first gay superhero films, 2004's Surge of Power: The Stuff of Heroes, 2017's Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel, and the upcoming 2020 film, Surge of Dawn), Chuck Rozanski (Colorado owner of Mile High Comics, one of the largest comic chains in the world, and nationally recognized drag queen and Imperial Sovereign Court Titleholder Bettie Pages), Brandon T. Snider (author of the queer-inclusive Avengers: Infinity War middle-grade books, and many Wonder Woman, Batman, Adventure Time, Peter Powers, and other young readers books), and Lilah Sturges (writer of the books Lumberjanes: The Internal Compass and The Magicians: Alice's Story; writer and co-writer of DC's Jack of Fables, Shadowpact, House of Mystery, Blue Beetle, and more). The panel will also include footage from WB's Batwoman, No Straight Lines, and Surge of Dawn, plus an all-ages trailer for the 2019 film festival Dirty Sexy Comics, a documentary by Robert Chandler. The panel will be followed by a brief Prism Comics Fan Mixer, allowing LGBTQ fans and allies to meet and mingle!
 
7:00pm -  9:15pm
Studio Ghibli Kiki's Delivery Service Screening
Horton Grand Theatre
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Kiki's Delivery Service ! This coming-of-age story follows Kiki, a young witch-in-training, to a new town where she delivers goods by broomstick and meets new friends. Join Her Universe and Hot Topic for Studio Ghibli trivia, prizes, and a special screening of this delightful adventure with special host.
 
7:15pm -  9:00pm
Kevin Smith Reboots Hall H!
Hall H
Like long lines and oversized giveaway bags, Ink Pot Award-winner Kevin Smith has become an inevitable fixture of Comic-Con. But instead of hitting the stage and talking about past glories like he usually does, this year Smitty's bringing a new movie to Hall H-a new flick that's built on . . . past glories. See the world premiere of the Jay & Silent Bob Reboot trailer, followed by a Hall H-only sneak preview of the movie-within-a-movie scene from the reboot Jay and Silent Bob are trying to stop: Bluntman V Chronic ! Joined by star Jason Mewes and other funny folks from the flick, this panel will be far from Silent, Bob!
 
7:30pm -  8:30pm
Behind the Plastic: Licensees, Licensors, and Buyers: How Your Favorite Action Figures and Collectibles Are Made
Room 8
Look behind the curtain and see how collectibles get made with the license owners of your favorite properties, the toy makers themselves, and the retail buyers that decide what you see on the shelf. They'll explore the relationship between the licensor, licensee, and buyer so you can see how toys get made and into your collections. And as always, there'll be some great anecdotes from the people on the inside. Come ask any questions you've ever had about the collectible business and be a fly on the wall as some of the top names in the industry sit down together, as they only do once a year at this event, and talk toys. Daniel Pickett (ActionFigureInsider website) leads the fun with a great lineup of insiders including Steven Anne (category manager, toys, Walgreens), Jeremy Padawer (co-president, Wicked Cool Toys), and others.
 
7:30pm -  8:30pm
Funimation Industry Panel
Room 7AB
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America's largest anime distributor-Funimation.
 
7:30pm -  8:30pm
Long Live the King of Kaiju: Lawyers on the 65th Anniversary of Godzilla
Room 26AB
Godzilla has been a destructive force of legal liability since 1954. Who is financially responsible for acts of Godzilla? Does the United States have a duty to defend Japan? And just who is the legal owner of Mothra's egg? Hear from this panel of attorneys including U.S. Magistrate Judge Stacie Beckerman, Monte Cooper (grand nephew of the creator of King Kong, Merian Cooper), Kathy Steinman (Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Diego), Megan Hitchcock (Esurance), and Joshua Gilliland (The Legal Geeks) as they wade into the depths of Godzilla's destructive legal issues over the last 65 years. Moderated by Matt Weinhold (Monster Party).
 
7:30pm -  8:30pm
Sound and Fury: Creators of Animatrix and Batman Ninja Unite for Sturgill Simpson
Room 5AB
Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samruai) and Jumpei Mizusaki (Batman Ninja) team up for the first time with Sturgill Simpson (Grammy Award-winning musician, A Sailor's Guide to Earth) on a new film that merges American rock music with anime in a way never seen before. Moderated by Shun Ochiai (radio DJ and narrator in Avengers Assemble) the team will debut the first 90-second trailer for the film as well as discuss the making of the project.
 
7:30pm -  8:30pm
The Official Gaia Online Panel
Room 24ABC
Derek Liu (Lanzer, founder of Gaia Online) will share information on all things Gaia, sneak peeks, and more. TThose who attend will get a convention card that grants a brand-new convention badge item, bonus platinum, and the Conventioneer achievement.
 
7:30pm -  8:30pm
Writing Workshop with J. Michael Straczynski
Room 2
The second-most-common question JMS gets at SDCC each year is "How do I become a writer?" (The first-most-common question is, "Can you please just leave?" but we'll discuss that another time.) This popular workshop is an opportunity for aspiring writers to get the best advice available on achieving success, direct from the horse's mouth (or the other end). Freewheeling and frank, the workshop requires participation, so bring your very best questions about techniques, marketing, and other matters relevant to breaking in as a writer in comics, film, and TV. Your second-best questions should be directed, randomly, at Marv Wolfman.
 
7:45pm -  8:45pm
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Room 6BCF
Come Join the Night Shift with the Nine-Nine! Universal Television brings NBC's hit comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine to Comic-Con. The hilarious heroes of New York's funniest police precinct solve crimes like only they can-with tons of humor and the heart to match. Featuring Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, Terry Crews, Joe Lo Truglio, Dirk Blocker, and Joel McKinnon Miller and executive producers Dan Goor and Luke Del Tredici.
 
8:00pm -  9:00pm
Fandom of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Beginning of the End?
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Hasbro has announced that the 4th generation of the My Little Pony franchise will come to an end after nine seasons on television, a feature film, the spinoff Equestria Girls, and more. Andy ''FableCharm'' Reyes (vice chair, BABSCon), Francis ''Checkers'' Fernandez (podcaster, Sincere Sarcasm), Jeffrey ''ACRacebest'' Best (Bronies React), Patrick ''Lance'' Ramirez (co-organizer, SoCal Bronies), Scott ''Thornwing'' Kinnersley (2019 chair, Everfree Northwest), and Shane ''Sketchy'' Phillips discuss the fandom of the show, with a West Coast focus. Moderated by James Udan (coordinator, San Diego Wikimedians User Group).
 
8:00pm -  9:00pm
Happy Endings
Room 28DE
There's nothing worse than a great movie that blows it at the end. Moderator Grae Drake (Ms. Moviefone) asks you to pitch your alternate (not necessarily happy) endings for otherwise-great films to a panel of judges made up of movie critics, filmmakers, actors, comedians, and other opinionated movie-lovers. You know, like a live version of that Change.org petition you signed that one time! Each idea is ranked on its merits by the judges and audience, and at the end of the panel the winner will be declared and a team of improv performers will bring the new improved scenario to life in front of your very eyes. Does anybody have a therapy dog?
 
8:00pm -  9:00pm
Shout! Factory: Inside an Indie Studio
Room 23ABC
From Mystery Science Theater 3000 to Gravity Falls, John Carpenter and more, get an in-depth look at the operations of an independent multiplatform studio, from facing the challenges of a rapidly changing entertainment landscape to how a project goes from acquisition to release. Hear from Jeff Nelson (senior director marketing, Scream Factory and Shout! Factory), Brian Ward (senior director of production), and moderator Bill Hunt (The Digital Bits) for an insider's look at Shout! Factory and Scream Factory and see how an indie pop culture label operates, along with special announcements and sneak peeks of upcoming releases.
 
8:00pm -  9:00pm
The Technology Behind Spider-Man's Rogues Gallery
Room 9
The FGGGbT Brain Trust (Daniel J. Glenn, Dr. Michael Dennin, and Ben Siepser) takes a closer look at the gadgets and gizmos Spider-Man's villains use against him. They will examine Electro, Shocker, Green Goblin, Sandman, and Scorpion.
 
8:00pm -  9:00pm
The Year in Space and Beyond
Room 25ABC
Reviewing the incredible year of discoveries, advances, and milestones that include The EHT black hole image, more super massive black holes and exoplanets confirmed, gravity waves (what are they?), evidence of quantum entanglement, private space flight milestones, the ISS "Organoids" mission (micro brains in space), and the results of the "space twin" study. Moderated by Stuart Volkow, project manager for the Ax Center for Experimental Cosmology (ACEC) at UCSD. Featuring some of the leading scientists in the cosmology world, including Dr. Brian Keating (director of the Simons Observatory, the world's most ambitious, and most sensitive instrument ever designed to study the origins of the universe), Dr. Andrew Friedman, Dr. Shelley Wright (experimental and observational astrophysicist), and Dr. Greg Chamitoff (former NASA astronaut and professor at Texas A&M and the University of Sydney).
 
8:30pm -  9:30pm
Beyond Scream Queens
Room 26AB
Horror veterans Jocelin Donahue (The House of the Devil, Doctor Sleep), Alex Essoe (Doctor Sleep, Starry Eyes), Alaina Huffman (The Perfection, Supernatural), Heidi Honeycutt (Etheria Film Night), and Ruth Connell (Supernatural) lead a discussion of how horror roles can empower women by giving them the opportunity to be the hero of the story-or the villain. Moderated by John Marcotte (Heroic Girls).
 
8:30pm -  9:30pm
Crunchyroll Industry Panel: The Latest and Hottest in Anime Today!
Room 7AB
Hear about all the latest and greatest anime coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source. A special gift for all who attend. Panelists: Adam Sheehan and Lauren Stevens.
 
8:30pm -  9:30pm
Rod Serling's Night Gallery 50th Anniversary
Room 8
Rod Serling's classic 1970s horror series, which spawned the directing careers of Steven Spielberg and Leonard Nimoy and many stars of TV and film, celebrates 50 years. Join the artist who created the original Night Gallery paintings, Tom Wright (director, NCIS, Supernatural), Scott Skelton (co-author, Rod Serling's Night Gallery: An After-Hours Tour), Taylor White (publisher and proprietor of Creature Features), and others for a retrospective of the art, horror, and creative legacy of a show that has inspired so many genre creators of today. White and Skelton will be previewing their upcoming coffeetable book exploring the paintings from the series: Rod Serling's Night Gallery: The Art of Darkness . Moderated by Jim Benson (radio host, TV Time Machine; co-author, Rod Serling's Night Gallery: An After-Hours Tour).
 
8:30pm - 10:00pm
Hall H and Ballroom 20 Saturday Playback Free Play
Room 24ABC
Didn't get into either Hall H or Ballroom 20 today? We feel your pain! Do you like stuff? Of course you do! Then join programming coordinator for Comic-Con International Tommy Goldbach in this 1.5-hour block in which Comic-Con will rebroadcast some of the day's popular panels from those two giant rooms. Best of all, those in attendance will get to vote in a show of applause on what they want to see. It's democracy at its finest and it's a second chance to see these panels. (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.)
 
8:30pm - 11:30pm
NXonNetflix Presents the Comic-Con 2019 Masquerade
Ballroom 20
The stage becomes a celebration of costuming with a fun competition of comics and pop culture creativity, with impressive re-created and original design costumes crafted by talented attendees. Not a dance or party, it's part talent show, part fashion show, with trophies, cash prizes, and other awards. Doors open for audience seating at 8:00, but the line for choice seating will begin hours earlier. Since the ballroom can fill up, tickets are distributed and will be given out free at noon to those lined up. Any seating tickets that remain will be given out at the Masquerade Desk after 3:00. The Master and Mistress of Ceremonies will again be writers/artists Phil Foglio and Kaja Foglio, with special live entertainment from The Corps Dance Crew and the Saber Guild performance group during the Judging Intermission. Overflow seating available in the Sails Pavilion and Room 6A (tickets not required for those rooms).
 
9:00pm - 10:00pm
GirlsDrawinGirls: Pinups and The Life of a Professional Woman Artist
Room 23ABC
Since 2006, GirlsDrawinGirls has grown from just 18 local LA women artists to around 200 women artists from all over the world. They are all professionals in the animation, comics, video games, and film industry and have chosen to draw pinup art, which has been predominately male dominated, to showcase the art from from a female point of view. By redefining the pinup, they are not only setting the focus on the diverse and talented women in the entertainment arts industry but are also embracing their own take on their bodies and their sexuality on their terms. Featuring Melody Severns (GDG founder, WB Animation, and Simpsons artist), Noelle Raffaele (WB director, DC Super Hero Girls), Danni Shinya Luo (world celebrated illustrator), and Lisa Dosson (Disney storyboard artist).
 
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Birthday, Troma
Room 25ABC
Celebrate 45 years of Troma and 50 years of filmmaking by Lloyd Kaufman (president of Troma, creator of The Toxic Avenger) with the man himself and panelists Dolph Ziggler (stand-up comedian, WWE superstar), Chuck Tingle (world's greatest author), Trent Hagga (star of Terror Firmer, director 68 Kill), James Rolfe (Angry Video Game Nerd, Cinemassacre), Patricia Swinney Kaufman (producer of RTNH and Poultrygeist), and others. Moderated by Megan Silver.
 
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Harper Voyager After Dark: Skip the Bar, Get Booked with Us Instead
Room 28DE
New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey questions Harper Voyager executive editor David Pomerico, who is going to sing like a canary about spec fiction's ''most wanted'' reads of the summer, fall, and winter seasons. Attendees will receive complimentary books from Harper Voyager at the conclusion of the panel.
 
10:00pm - 12:00am
Shooting Clerks: The Kevin Smith Biopic SDCC World Premiere and Q&A
Room 5AB
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Clerks, be the first to see an exclusive screening of the biographical comedy film depicting the indie filmmaking beginnings of Kevin Smith. Featuring 25 cameos from the original cult classic, the cast and crew, along with other panelists, will talk about an event a quarter of a century in the making.
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