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Friday, July 10th, 1:00pm-3:45pm
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FRIDAY, JULY 10th: DAY 2
1:00 pm - 3:45 pm


Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hall H
AMC's Fear the Walking Dead

Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Elizabeth Rodriquez, Lorenzo James Henrie, Ruben Blades and Mercedes Mason join executive producer and showrunner Dave Erickson, executive producer Robert Kirkman, executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, executive producer Dave Alpert, and special effects makeup supervisor and executive producer Greg Nicotero to discuss the anticipated series premiere of Fear the Walking Dead coming this summer. Join the panelists for a Q&A session and an official sneak preview of the new series.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 4
Archie Forever

Hot off the blockbuster launch of the first Archie #1 in over 75 years, this is one panel Archie fans can't miss. Get exclusive news on the Archie Horror titles, the new Jugheadongoing series, and more. The panel features Jon Goldwater (co-CEO/publisher),Victor Gorelick (co-president/editor-in-chief), Mike Pellerito (president), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (chief creative officer/writer of Afterlife with Archie, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Mark Waid (writer of Archie), Dan Parent (writer/artist, Kevin Keller), your favorite Archie writers and artists, with moderator Alex Segura (SVP, publicity and marketing/editor of Dark Circle Comics). Plus, an exclusive gift bag ticket!

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 25ABC
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Fighting Games 2015

Katasuhiro Harada (Tekken series director) and a special guest discuss the artwork of Tekken 7, the 20th anniversary of the series, and all things Tekken. In addition, producers from Rise of Incarnates will be on hand to talk about this exciting new 2v2 action title, developed by Steam. Moderated by fighting game community celebrityMark Julio, a.k.a. Markman.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 32AB
Blue Marble Games: Improving Health-Care Outcomes, One Player at a Time

Games have a unique ability to engage and motivate players. Some games have been called a waste of time, but what if we could use games to monitor and improve our health? Blue Marble Game Company specializes in games to do just that. Bonnie Kennedy (Ph.D., OTR/L, chief science officer), Jacob Black (chief production officer),Paul Giovinco (staff artist), and Paul Jacques Dupre (senior programmer) divulge the challenges of building games as well as the complications and opportunities that arise when focusing on games for ADHD, fall prevention, and mild traumatic brain injuries. Learn about game development, cognitive constructs, and where they overlap during this one-of-a-kind panel led by Genese Davis (The Holder's Dominion, MMORPG). Games can literally change the world!

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 30CDE
CBLDF: Comics and The Real World: Using Graphic Novels as Tools of Tolerance

Jimmy Gownley (The Dumbest Idea Ever, Amelia Rules!), Jonathan Hennessey (The United States Constitution, Gettysburg), Aron Steinke (The Zoo Box), Rafael Rosado(Giants Beware, Dragons Beware), Eric Kallenborn (Alan B. Shepard High School Palos Heights, IL), Betsy Gomez (CBLDF), Tracy Edmunds (Reading With Pictures), and moderator Meryl Jaffe, Ph.D. (Raising a Reader! How Comics and Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Learn to Read) demonstrate how graphic novels can be used to teach and empower students to feel, access and comprehend historical and cultural events, as well as more fully understand diverse figures in history and fiction and even grasp concepts in science and math. There will be lesson and reading suggestion handouts and time for Q&A.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 9
Comic Strips in the Modern Era

Everyone remembers reading their favorite comic strip on a Sunday morning and what a joy it was. Find out what comic strips are up to today with Lalo Alcaraz (La Cucaracha), Hilary Price (Rhymes with Orange), Jen Sorensen (editorial cartoonist), and moderator Andrew Farago (The Cartoon Art Museum).

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 26AB
Comics Arts Conference #7: Cracking Peanuts

Stephen J. Lind (Washington and Lee University) provides insights into the enthymematic nature of comic strip argumentation by examining how Charles Schulz was able to incorporate provocative ideas into his mainstream Peanuts comic strip.John Auxier (Trinity Western University) applies research on distressed couple communication patterns to examine the relational content of Peanuts strips during the late 1960s-early 1970s, a time of marital discord for Charles Schulz.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 29AB
From Novel to Comic to Film: Turning Books into Other Forms of Pop Culture

New York Times bestselling author Hugh Howey sits down with his literary agentKristin Nelson, John Nee (co-CEO of Cryptozoic Entertainment and book packager),Paul Morrissey (Eisner-nominated editor, Jet City Comics), Jimmy Palmiotti (writer and owner of paperfilms), Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy), and Gary Whitta(Book of Eli) to discuss how popular novels are turned into comic adaptations and feature films. Get the behind-the-scenes and nitty gritty, from selling options to major film studios to working with visual artists and comic book writers in their adaptations. Hugh Howey's novel WOOL is in development with Ridley Scott, and the comic adaptation and graphic novel are available from Jet City Comics. Gary Whitta is also adopting Howey's novel SAND for television.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 28DE
Hopey, Julio, Skim, Oafs, and Beyond

Emerging from the undergrounds and into the alt comix of the 1980s, queer characters and voices have always been loud and proud in alternative and indie comics. Gilbert Hernandez and Jaime Hernandez were at the forefront of queer characters' visibility with their groundbreaking and award-winning comic book series Love and Rockets, featuring such brilliant characters as Hopey, Maggie, Israel, and Julio. Contemporary authors Mariko Tamaki and Ed Luce have contributed new icons in their books Skimand Wuvable Oaf. Join all four creators and moderator Christopher Butcher(Comics212, Toronto Comic Arts Festival for a discussion of the history of queer character visibility in alt and indie comics.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 7AB
Star Wars:Collectibles Update with Lucasfilm's Anita Castellar

Join eFX, Gentle Giant Studios, Kotobukiya, and Sideshow Collectibles for product development insights and exclusive previews of the latest in Star Wars collectibles. Joining this panel will be Anita Castellar, a self-professed Star Wars fangirl who manages licensing for hardlines categories at Lucasfilm, such as toys, collectibles, consumer electronics, automotive, and more.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 23ABC
Technology as a Costume Tool

The Costume Designers Guild Local 892 members Timothy Wonsik (department head of costumes and archives at Marvel Studios), Soyon An (Jem and the Holograms),Christian Cordella (Jurrasic World), Alan Villanueva (Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2), Jared Marantz (Batman v Superman), Oksana Nedavniaya (Suicide Squad) IATSE 705 Custom Made Field Rep Renee Nault and specialty key costumer Karen Mason(Batman v Superman) discuss how costume designers and illustrator/concept artists work together to utilize technology in the creation of costumes for film and television.Joe Kucharski, editor of Tyranny of Style will be moderating.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 6A
Teen Titans Go! Video Presentation and Q&A

No trip to Comic-Con is complete until you spend some time with the liveliest and craziest superhero team on television. Find out what new adventures, food fights, and staring contests await Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Cyborg, and Raven in Season 3 of this hit animated series. Producers Michael Jelenic (Batman: The Brave and The Bold) andAaron Horvath (MAD) and members of the voice cast screen a new episode as well as take your questions on all things Titans. Teen Titans Go! airs Thursdays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 14A
The Business of Geek Fashion

Do you ever wonder how your Walking Dead T-shirt or Doctor Who dress was made? This panel of industry professionals will offer an inside look at the business of geek fashion. Moderated by Lisa Granshaw, panelists Jed Seigel (ThinkGeek Solutions), Ed Labay (Hot Topic), Ashley Eckstein (Her Universe), Sara Scargall (WeLoveFine), andArthur Gibree (Sanshee) discuss the process behind creating pop culture apparel and accessories, how licensing works, how geek fashion has evolved over the years, what the current options are for women and men, and the latest geek fashion trends. Plenty of time will be left for audience members to ask questions and voice their opinions about what they'd like to see more of in the geek fashion market.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 2
[adult swim]: Rick and Morty

Executive producers Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), as well as Rick and Morty cast members invite fans for a sneak peek of the upcoming second season, premiering July 26 on Adult Swim.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 24ABC
Disney Animators: The Power of 2D

A luminary panel of former and current Disney animators spanning from Lady and the Tramp to Moana talk about the importance of 2D animation in the history of Disney, as well as the part it plays in guiding advancement of its future. Panelists are Willie Ito(Lady and the Tramp, Inkpot Award-winning animator), Dale Baer (Robin Hood toMoana), Randy Haycock (The Lion King to Moana), Tom Sito (The Little Mermaid, author of Moving Innovation), Adam Dykstra (Tangled, Tarzan), and Mike Polvani (Hercules, 2D Animation School founder). Changes in technology, artistic expression, and the value of cooperative interplay between 2D and 3D artists to create the best animation will be discussed. There will be a Q&A moderated by Leslie Combemale (Animation expert, ArtInsights Gallery).

Friday July 10, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 5AB
Get Your Comic Published in Japan: Silent Manga Audition

Jonathan Tarbox (CEO, Arashi Productions) explains how manga artists from any nation can submit their work to a contest run by a major Japanese publisher. Winners will have their submission published in Japan and be considered for the opportunity to work in the manga industry. Over the course of four years, 1,123 artists from over 73 countries have submitted their work to the Silent Manga Audition, and each year 26 winners have been published.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library
Star Trek Axanar:From Conception To Feature Film

Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), Gary Graham (Star Trek Enterprise, Alien Nation),Robert Meyer Burnett (Free Enterprise), and Alec Peters (Phase II) discuss the evolution and development of the most anticipated Star Trek independent film to date. They'll talk about how it went from a love of Trek to one of the top crowdfunded film projects in Kickstarter history, covering the rise of Kirk's hero, Garth of Izar, and the Federation's last stand in the war against the Klingons. Moderated by Bill Watters(Examiner, Bleeding Cool).

Friday July 10, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Horton Grand Theatre
Tales of Halloween: A First Look at the Ultimate Halloween Event

Directors Neil Marchasll (Game of Thrones, The Descent), Mike Mendez (Big a*s Spider!),Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw 2/3/4), and Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate) and producers and Epic Pictures founders Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson (Turbo Kid, 11-11-11) join cast members Lin Shaye (Insidious 1/2/3), Greg Grunberg (Heroes/Reborn, Star Wars Episode VII), and Grace Phipps (FrightNight) to discuss the making and collaborative process of the most ambitious horror anthology to date. See the Tales of Halloweentrailer debut, followed by a Q&A session moderated by cast member Adam Green(Frozen, Hatchet).

Friday July 10, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 8
Women of Transformers

From Windblade and Arcee to Strongarm and the brand-new Combiner making her debut at SDCC, female Transformers characters have finally gotten their due; but behind the page and in fandom, even bigger changes have been happening. Panelists include Transformers comics writers Mairghread Scott and Georgia Ball, artists Corin Howell and Sara Pitre-Durocher, Hasbro's Sarah Carroll, and special guests.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 2
Comic-Con How-To: Color Copic Markers with Allison Sohn

Allison Sohn will take a drawing from penciled line-art through to completed colors using Copic Markers. She'll answer questions and share tips and tricks with panel attendees. Allison Sohn has been illustrating primarily sketch and trading cards for licenses like Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Marvel Comics, and DC Comics.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Ballroom 20
Minority Report

Be one of the first to take a look at FOX's new fall sci-fi action thriller. Based on the hit futuristic Steven Spielberg feature, Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Join Stark Sands (Inside Llewyn Davis), Meagan Good (Think Like a Man franchise, Californication) along with other cast and producers for a special screening followed by a Q&A.

Friday July 10, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Room 6DE
New DC Universe: Superman: Are You Ready?

The truth is out, Clark Kent is Superman! Though the status quo has changed, Superman is still the most beloved and recognized superhero there is. Fly to this panel to learn the truth behind the comics and discover what Clark's life is like now that his secret is out. This is a panel that you don't want to miss!

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 6BCF
Assassin's Creed Syndicate: It's Time for a Bloody Ruckus

Leave the swords behind and grab your brass knuckles as you rally the criminal underworld, bringing London's corrupt leaders to their knees, as Britain's first organized crime family in 1868. It's time to front up and give the rival gangs a good going over, so drink up and get stuck in, because this year, you'll come to understand what it truly means to be part of "the family." Panelists Paul Amos and Victoria Atkin, who play twin Master Assassins Jacob and Evie Frye, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be a Master Assassin and a leader of a crime syndicate. Creative director Marc-Alexis Cote will set the scene of Industrial Revolution London and how this gritty new time period is turning the world of Assassin's Creed on its bloody ear. Director of the soon-to-be-released Universal film Straight Outta Compton,F. Gary Gray, will lend his directorial expertise in the world premiere of an Assassin's Creed-inspired animated short. Join this panel for an exclusive look at the making of Assassin's Creed Syndicate. Welcome to the streets. Welcome to the struggle. Welcome to the family.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 32AB
Designing and Constructing a Digital Composition for Covers

Comic-Con special guest Tony Harris gives you a detailed look at the construction of a multi-layered digital file and a smooth glide through the conceptual and design process. A Q&A to follow.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 28DE
Diversity and Queer Gaming

Diversity remains a hot topic in the media, and the year in gaming is no exception. How are new gaming platforms giving a voice to underserved groups of players? How does the "Gaymer" identity spill beyond the tabletop, and what role do minorities have to play in an industry that still doesn't reflect its audience? Join Prism Comics and moderator Josh Trujillo (editor, Death Saves-Fallen Heroes of the Kitchen Table) for a wide-ranging discussion of diversity and roles in gaming, covering everything from Dungeons & Dragons to Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Panelists include Breyana Scales(Kongregate), Matthew Michael Browne (video game product manager), and Jenni Villarreal (Loot Crate).

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 4
Dynamite's Spirit Panel Featuring Eisner Award-Winning New Series Writer Matt Wagner!

Dynamite CEO and publisher Nick Barrucci, new series writer Matt Wagner (Grendel,The Shadow), former DC Comics publisher Paul Levitz, and Michael Uslan (film producer and writer of The Boy Who Loved Batman) discuss the creative legacy of industry legend Will Eisner and his most iconic character, The Spirit.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 25ABC
Ghostbusters: Sony, IDW and Cryptozoic Entertainment

Celebrate over 30 years of Ghostbusters, the classic supernatural franchise that defined an era. Learn about new products and plans firsthand from Sony Pictures Consumer Products, hear insights on the ongoing comic series by IDW Publishing, and see a demo of the successfully crowdfunded game by Cryptozoic Entertainment.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 7AB
ILM 40th Anniversary

For forty years, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most memorable images in the history of modern cinema. From advances in the photo chemical process, optical compositing, motion control, and models and miniatures to the company's pioneering efforts in computer graphics, digital compositing, film scanning and recording, morphing, digital environments, performance capture, character animation, and modern digital pipelines, ILM continues to break new ground in visual effects for film, television, themed attractions, and new forms of entertainment. The presenters will discuss the company's work from its earliest days and breakthroughs along the way.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 30CDE
Painting and Drawing Workshop with Jeffrey Watts and Erik Gist

The owner of Watts Atelier of the Arts Jeffrey Watts and senior instructor Erik Gistdemonstrate drawing and painting from a live model. They will address technical questions about drawing and painting, as well as talk about training options and how it plays into working in the entertainment, illustration, concepting, and fine art industry. This is a great opportunity to watch two of the most seasoned teachers of the traditional arts today demonstrate the craft of drawing and painting from life using traditional mediums.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 29AB
Scott C and The Great Showdowns: Super Happy Hollywood

Artist Scott C (Hug Machine, Psyconauts) celebrates the exclusive early release of Great Showdowns: The Revenge. He'll be taking some of the most famous and fantastic dueling faces in movie history and sprinkle them with his special Great Showdowns magic. Join Scott and moderator Andrew Sumner for a fast-paced, action-packed panel. Gasp in wonder at Scott's super limited-edition mask giveaways, and revel in your chance to be drawn by Scott C himself.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 9
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Toys and Action Figures

Join the mutants behind the hit toy line for over 25 years. "Team Green" marketers and designers showcase what's new and next with TMNT master toy licensee Playmates Toys.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 14A
The Science Behind H. P. Lovecraft's Epic Tale 'At the Mountain of Madness'

Iconic weird tale author H. P. Lovecraft, in the opening to his story "At the Mountains of Madness" wrote: "I am forced into speech because men of science have refused to follow my advice without knowing why." Why was the fiction of Lovecraft, an amateur astronomer, cautionary of what science might discover? How accurate was Lovecraft's research? This panel of scientists and Lovecraft experts will discuss the science, truth, and fiction behind this classic novella. With Cody Goodfellow (Deepest, Darkest Eden: New Tales of Hyperborea), Shane Haggard (chemistry professor, San Diego City College), Leslie S. Klinger (The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft), and Dr. Lisa Will(astronomy and physics professor, San Diego City College). Moderated by Aaron Vanek (The H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival and CthulhuCon-San Pedro).

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 14A
Theatrical/Cosplay Makeup and Lens Demonstration

Members of the makeup effects team for the TV series American Horror Story and other shows and movies will do a demonstration, making up an actor on stage, including theatrical contact lenses.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 26AB
Comics Arts Conference #8: Robin, Joker, and Catwoman at 75: How the Kid, the Clown, and the Cat Changed Comics and Culture

In the spring of 1940, Bob Kane, Bill Finger, and Jerry Robinson created the first superhero sidekick, the original supervillain, and the bad girl criminal who would forever cross the hero's path. By adding Robin, the Joker, and Catwoman, the creators not only expanded Batman's cast but broadly changed comic books forever. Why did they make such an impact? Why have they endured? Were these characters so successful simply because each was the first of its kind? Travis Langley (Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight), Will Brooker (Batman Unmasked), Greg Capullo(Batman), Danny Fingeroth (Superman on the Couch), Gerard Jones (Men of Tomorrow),Lee Meriwether (Batman: The Movie), David Uslan (The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact on Pop Culture), and E. Paul Zehr (Becoming Batman) take a look at why Kane, Finger, and Robinson created each of these characters, evaluating these creations with regard to the Zeitgeist for 1940, the repercussions of the Comics Code Authority, and the fluctuating standards over time. Changes in these characters reflect the specific changes that defined the Golden Age, Silver Age, Bronze Age, and later comic book eras.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
[adult swim]: Mike Tyson Mysteries

It was a unanimous victory last year, but Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again; and this rematch is sure to live up to all the hype. After a season of solving mysteries, the Mike Tyson Mystery Team will be back at it again with all-new episodes on Adult Swim this fall. Join Mike Tyson, Rachel Ramras (MAD), and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show) for a first look at the upcoming second season. Moderated by Jon Hein (Howard Stern).

Friday July 10, 2015 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 6A
Amazon: The Man in the High Castle

Amazon will introduce Comic-Con audiences to a one-hour drama series based on Philip K. Dick's Hugo Award-winning 1962 alternative history novel The Man in the High Castle. The series explores the world that would have resulted if the Allied Powers had lost World War II. America and much of the world have now been split between global dominating powers Japan and Germany. As tension mounts between the two, resistance builds against the oppressive regimes amid questions over what is real and what is not. Entertainment Weekly's Jeff Jensen will be the moderator with panelists that include executive producer Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files), producers David Zucker(The Good Wife) and Isa Dick Hackett, and cast members Alexa Davalos (Clash of the Titans), Luke Kleintank (Pretty Little Liars), Rupert Evans (Hellboy), Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (Mortal Kombat Legacy), and Rufus Sewell (Killing Jesus).

Friday July 10, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 5AB
Disney XD's Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero and Star vs. The Forces of Evil

Join the creators and stars of Disney XD's newest animated series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero and Star vs. The Forces of Evil, including show creators Sam Levine and Jared Bush(Penn) and Daron Nefcy (Star). See exclusive clips from the shows, as well as sneak peeks at Pickle and Peanut and Future-Worm!, two new animated shows coming to Disney XD.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hall H
Game of Thrones Panel and Q&A Session

Based on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, HBO's Game of Thrones concluded its 10-episode fifth season in June and will begin filming its sixth season this summer. The series, executive produced and written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, is an epic story of treachery and nobility, set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years. Panelists include (in alphabetical order) Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy/Reek, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly,Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth,Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell, Conleth Hill as Varys, David Nutter (director),Hannah Murray as Gilly, Carolyn Strauss (executive producer), Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, and Maisie Williams as Arya Stark.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 24ABC
Lost in Space: 50th Anniversary

It's been 50 years since this intergalactic family saga became a one-of-a-kind sci-fi classic set in the space age "future" of 1997! Created by legendary film producer Irwin Allen, this adventure series follows a typical American family, their trusty robot, and a stowaway villain. Come celebrate this golden anniversary Blu-ray with those who experienced the adventure firsthand: Bill Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Mark Goddard, and Marta Kristen.

Friday July 10, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 8
Secret Origins: How the Industry's Best and Brightest Began

All heroes have an origin story, the defining moment where they thrust themselves to greatness; and so do the comic industry's best and brightest. Join comiXology marketing maven Chip Mosher as he hosts a panel with comics luminaries and tastemakers Hank Kanalz (SVP, editorial strategy and administration at DC Entertainment), Michael Marts (editor-in-chief at Aftershock Comics), Allison Baker(director of operations at IDW Publishing, co-publisher, Monkeybrain Comics), Janelle Asselin (publisher, Rosy Press), Aroop Sanakkayala (co-founder and COO, Strange Turn Entertainment), for a look at the extraordinary events that transformed them from comics fan to comic industry heroes.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Horton Grand Theatre
Bizarre States

Aliens? Illuminati? Ghosts? Anything goes when it comes to this chat show of the macabre. Join hosts Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News, Battlebots) and Nerdist directorAndrew Bowser (Monster Machine, Mother of Invention) for a live recording of their podcast. They will discuss all things weird, wacky, and paranormal while welcoming special guests and taking questions from the audience.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 30CDE
Breaking into Comics and Staying In

With the shifting landscape of the comics industry, this is your invaluable guide to breaking into the comics industry. The panel will examine what it takes, whose attention you're vying for, how to get it in a productive way, and, most important, what you have to do to get up to speed and ready for the big show. Comics Experience founder and publisher Andy Schmidt joins with Scott Allie (Dark Horse editor-in-chief), Joshua Williamson (Nailbiter, Ghosted), Andy Lanning (Guardians of the Galaxy), and Marvel VP C. B. Cebulski.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 29AB
Creating Multiplayer Worlds: Storytelling in MMOs and MOBAs

Game industry veterans James Waugh (director of story development, Blizzard),George Krstic (senior writer, Riot Games), and Leah Hoyer (director of narrative, ArenaNet) discuss their paths into game narrative, the challenges they face creating game story, and the strategies they use to allow players to explore their characters within great gameplay experiences. They will also talk about the projects they are working on and leave lots of time for Q&A.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 14A
Flourishing Family Cosplay: It's Not Just for Halloween

Thinking of getting the family involved in convention cosplay? Panelists share ideas on cosplay themes, family participation, comfort and safety, and much more. They includeDavid Biffath (2007 Comic-Con Masquerade winner, 501st Costuming panelist),Bonni Georgi (EforEverybody founder), and others from Steampunk and cosplay genres. Moderated by Robin Biffath (costuming seamstress).

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 25ABC
How Comic Books Took Over Hollywood

Marvel Comics' editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, Fanboys director Kyle Newman, Batman: The Animated Series writer/producer Paul Dini, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice actress Ashley Eckstein discuss why Hollywood "gets" comic book storytelling now when for decades it didn't. Panelists will participate in a Q&A session moderated byChristian Blauvelt (deputy culture editor, BBC online).

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 6DE
New DC Universe: Justice For All: Are You Ready?

New DC Universe: Justice For All: Are You Ready?-The members of the Justice League and Earth 2: Society take center stage here as the talent behind Cyborg, Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and Earth 2: Society provide the stories behind your favorite characters and justice for all.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 7AB
Rise of Aqua(wo)man

As millions have seen via free diving videos on YouTube, humans have never been closer to becoming aquatic beings, reminiscent of the ideal set by Atlanteans like Aquaman, Namor, and other subsea heroes. The world record for breath holding is now an astonishing 22 minutes, thanks to the efforts of coaches like Kirk Krack(founder, Performance Freediving International), and thanks to breakthroughs in physiology and technology, there are now humans like panelist Mandy-Rae Krack(world champion free-diver and record-holder) who have descended to 289 feet on one breath. Moderator Steve Broback (co-founder, Dent the Future) will discuss with panelists how divers are living undersea for extended periods, how science is extending the abilities of humans, and what tips and techniques can make us all a bit more like Aquaman.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 4
Spotlight on Bob Layton

One of the comics industry's most prolific creators, Bob Layton, discusses his 40 years in the business as writer, artist, editor, and publisher with moderator and life-long friend Michael Uslan (executive producer of the Batman films). Meet the man who revolutionized Marvel's Iron Man and the co-creator the Valiant Universe of characters.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 32AB
Spotlight on Katie Cook

Katie Cook (Gronk, My Little Pony) and guest moderator Andy Price (My Little Pony) talk about Katie's work as an illustrator, writer, nerd, crazy cat lady, and the plethora of other hats she wears*. Katie will be doing a rapid-fire Q&A with the audience while taking audience suggestions for drawings that she'll be doing live on stage. Be on hand for what promises to be a fun hour of discussion, drawing, cats, and Katie! (*Katie will not actually be wearing a hat.)

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 9
Spotlight on Matt Phelan

Five-time Eisner nominee Matt Phelan (Bluffton) shares an in-depth look at his graphic novel process followed by a conversation about writing comics and historical fiction with moderator Jennifer L. Holm (Sunny Side Up).

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 28DE
The Terry Moore Panel

Terry Moore talks with Charles Brownstein (CBLDF executive director) about Terry's upcoming storylines in his current hit series, Rachel Rising, new projects in the coming year, and what he has in store for fans in the future. In his 22nd year at Comic-Con, Terry is a fan favorite and answers any and all questions from the audience. It's never a dull moment!

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 23ABC
VIZ Media: Ultraman

For their first international appearance, Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi, creators of the new VIZ Media manga series Ultraman, inspired by the original Japanese TV show, are joined onstage by special guests from Legendary Comics to discuss Japan's quintessential superhero and the influence of kaiju in today's pop culture. Challenge them with your questions, answer trivia, and get a first look at content straight from Japan.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Ballroom 20
Marvel Television Presents

Jeph Loeb (Marvel's head of television) brings you exclusive news and surprises about your favorite action-packed Marvel series on ABC. Join Jeph, showrunners, and the casts of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter for this can't-miss panel that'll have everyone talking!

Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 2
How to Crowdfund

Experts who have used crowdfunding to raise production financing for their projects present their experiences raising funds on various crowdfunding platforms (Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe). Panelists John Nee, Brian Fargo (CEO, INXile Entertainment, founder and CEO, Interplay Entertainment), Feargus Urquhart(founder and CEO, Obsidian Entertainment), Jordan Weisman (founder and CEO, Hare Brained Schemes Studios, Fasa Entertainment), Matt Hawkins (president, Top Cow Productions), and Cory Jones (co-founder, Crytpozoic Entertainment, CEO and president, HEX Entertainment) discuss techniques, opportunities, and pitfalls of crowdfunding.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
[adult swim]: Robot Chicken

Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, and actor/writer Breckin Meyer discuss their Emmy-winning series, which returns for its eighth season this fall on Adult Swim. DC Entertainment chief creative officer Geoff Johns will also be joining the panel for an early look at the upcoming third Robot Chicken DC Comics Special.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Room 6BCF
How to Get a Job in Video Games

Moderator Francis Mao (Capcom) and panelists shed light into the wide variety of professions available in the video game industry. You'll find out that it's not all programming and digital art, as a panel of industry insiders from various companies share the unique ways that they each got into the video game business, what they do each day, and suggestions on how you can get into the industry, too. Hear firsthand accounts from prior audience members who applied what they learned at this panel in previous years and eventually got into the video game business themselves.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 8
Creative Storytelling: Choose Your Own Adventure

With the help of awesome kids writers and artists Annabeth Bondor-Stone andConnor White (Shivers!: The Pirate Who's Afraid of Everything), Liz Climo (Rory the Dinosaur: Me and My Dad), Aron Steinke (The Zoo Box), Dan Santat (The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend), Kirk Scroggs (Snoop Troop: Attack of the Ninja Potato Clones), and Henrik Tamm (Ninja Timmy), and the leadership of Brandon Mull(Fablehaven series), you can create a collaborative story. Right in front of your eyes (and with your contributions), watch a story unfold in words and pictures.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 6A
History's Vikings

History's hit drama series Vikings returns to SDCC, sailing straight from the set of Season 4. Join the Lothbrok clan: Travis Fimmel (Ragnar), Katheryn Winnick(Lagertha), Clive Standen (Rollo), and Alexander Ludwig (Bjorn), along with Michael Hirst (writer/creator) and Dirk Hoogstra (History EVP and general manager), as they reveal an exclusive sneak peek of the new season. Find out what the gods have in store for Season 4.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 24ABC
Papercutz 10th Anniversary

Terry Nantier (co-founder and publisher) and Jim Salicrup (co-founder and editor-in-chief) look back on a decade of children's graphic novel publishing as they celebrate Papercutz's 10th anniversary. Hear about some of the highlights in the company's history and find out what's coming next from this pioneering kids publisher.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 5AB
The World of Albion: The History and Future of the Groundbreaking Fable Series

Game director David Eckelberry and lead designer Alex Skidmore talk through the evolution of the award-winning Fable series. From its ambitious beginnings in 2004 on the original Xbox, the Fable series has always been innovative with an aim to push the industry forward. Fable's latest incarnation, Fable Legends, is no exception, bringing cross-platform play and 4v1 multiplayer while maintaining the popular attributes of the franchise that players have come to love.

Friday July 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 26AB
You Do What!? Women Working in Film Production

Cat Paschen (SFX makeup artist), Alicia Minette (metalsmith), Tamiko Brownlee(stunt performer), Lauren Haroutunian (cinematographer), Katrina Sainz (art director), and Lauren Hadaway (sound editor) discuss breaking into the traditionally male dominated fields of film production. Entertainment publicist Brittany Sandler will moderate the Q&A session.

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