Here is a room breakdown of the Programming Schedule for Room 6DE for San Diego Comic-Con 2017!
Click on any of the titles of the individual events to be taken to a full listing of that panel, including times and panel guests. And don’t forget to comment on your favourite panels to let us know which ones are most catching your eye!
Join GHOSTBUSTERS co-creator Ivan Reitman and the IDW GHOSTBUSTERS brain trust of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Tom Waltz as they discuss the long-running, critically acclaimed, and fan-adored GHOSTBUSTERS franchise including everything from the classic original movies to the long-running comic book history at IDW Publishing . . . as well as future plans for major events from Ghost Corps that will add to the beloved brand’s canon, bringing the different GHOSTBUSTERS worlds together like never before! Be there . . . or be slimed!
Meet the folks behind the hit program that is all about your favorite topic: DC! Tiffany Smith, Jason Inman, Whitney Moore, Hector Navarro . . . the names you’ve come to know and love will be here sharing behind-the-scenes tidbits and all-out DC fun!
DC Entertainment publisher Jim Lee (BATMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE, SUICIDE SQUAD, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED) talks about his 30+ years in the comics industry and sketches your favorite characters live on the big screen in this engaging panel. This is a great opportunity to watch the creative process first-hand and learn the tips of the trade that bring DC Comics’ characters to life.
Dan DiDio and Jim Lee are the driving forces behind DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH, Vertigo, MAD, DC’s Young Animal, DARK MATTER, and much more. This up-close-and-personal panel gives you unique access to the leaders of a fan-favorite comic book line!
Beware: You’re in for a scare! R. L. Stine, author of the bestselling children’s book series GOOSEBUMPS, is at Comic-Con for the first time. Come meet the man who has given you 25 years of fears.
The MIRACULOUS team is back! Join them to talk about the evolution of MIRACULOUS into seasons 2 and 3, a live-action movie, and worldwide success! They’ll also be introducing the new addition to the Zag Heroez roster: Zak Storm!
For many, Adam West provided the initial gateway to Batman through the glorious televised tales of the late ’60s. Tonight, fans will come together to celebrate his beloved performance and the 50+ years that followed with video footage and personal anecdotes. Please join director/writer/actor Kevin Smith (CLERKS, COMIC BOOK MEN), actor/radio personality Ralph Garman (FAMILY GUY, producer James Tucker (BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPED CRUSADERS), moderator Gary Miereanu and an ever-growing list of special guests in this salute to the legendary “Bright Knight.”
Halfway through season 3, the cast of DARK MATTER will discuss exciting developments and what’s next for the intrepid crew of the Raza. Cast members Melissa O’Neil (Two), Anthony Lemke (Three), Alex Mallari Jr. (Four), Jodelle Ferland (Five), and Roger Cross (Six) and executive producer Jay Firestone will bring you all of the latest news from behind the scenes-don’t miss it!
Peek inside the craniums of worldbuilding artists Frank Miller (300, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) and Tony DiTerlizzi (THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, STAR WARS: THE ADVENTURES OF LUKE SKYWALKER, JEDI KNIGHT) as they participate in a lively conversation moderated by Borys Kit (senior film writer, The Hollywood Reporter) about the heroes and anti-heroes that inhabit their works, their creative and artistic heroes, the responsibility they feel to inspire a new generation of artists, and their upcoming career retrospectives at the Norman Rockwell Museum.
DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH has taken the industry by storm. The universe has been restored with hope and optimism, engaging storylines, and dynamic characters. Come discover more about your favorite DC superheroes, plus hear from the talented teams bringing these stories to life!
Hot off immortalizing his hand and footprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, 95-year-old comics legend Stan Lee heads to San Diego Comic-Con for an intimate Q&A with Felicia Day, Mythbuster Adam Savage, and Stan’s longtime manager Max Anderson. Hear little-known anecdotes about Stan’s life, career, and hilarious encounters with fans and celebrities. The panel will also premiere footage from ICONS: FACE TO FACE, a cutting-edge VR project featuring Stan and Kevin Smith, coming soon from Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned media company.
The team behind DARK NIGHTS; METAL, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, are here to talk about DC’s hottest event! They are joined by DARK MATTER contributors Steve Orlando, Philip Tan, James Tynion IV, Robert Venditti, and others in this revealing session.
Comics’ most innovative imprint puts the creator in the spotlight! Come witness the evolution of Vertigo in this glimpse back at its rich history and peek forward at some of the incredible things to come. The star-studded lineup features Academy Award-winner John Ridley with a few huge surprise guests!
Never before has DC been more popular in TV, video games, home videos, and movie theaters. And with an impressive film slate and countless shows in series and production, it has never been a better time to be a DC fan! Join the people behind the scenes who translate the page to the screen in this must-see panel that shows how your favorite stories and characters come to life!
It’s been a banner year for J. Michael Straczynski (JMS): writing the pilot for MIDNIGHT NATION for Universal and Gale Ann Hurd, adapting TEN GRAND for A&E, writing a top-secret miniseries for TNT, and writing a RISING STARS screenplay for MGM. And of course this past May saw season 2 of his Netflix series, SENSE8. Meet the Man, the Myth, and the Hollowed Out Chocolate Easter Bunny known simply as Joe for behind-the-scenes stories in what promises to be one of the most personal talks he has ever given.
Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will star in SHARKNADO 5!, reprising their roles as shark-fighting heroes Fin Shepard and April Wexler. The latest film in the hit global franchise, SHARKNADO 5! features the return of original cast member Cassie Scerbo as Nova, a bartender turned badass Sharknado fighter. SHARKNADO 5!, which sees the deadly weather phenomenon of shark-infested storms bombard cities around the world, was filmed in more than five countries, including in the UK and Australia. There will be a slew of great cameos, including Fabio, Anthony Ferrante, and Chloe Lattanzi. The film is set to air on SYFY August 6.
Cast and crew of Bat in the Sun (creators of the hit award-winning web series Super Power Beat Down) lead a fun Q&A as they talk about their upcoming projects, including Valiant’s Ninjak versus the Valiant Universe! Panelists include Aaron Schoenke, Sean Schoenke, Jason David Frank, Kevin Porter, Tatiana Dekhtyar, Bryan Morton, Jonathan Carroll, and a few surprise guests.
The entire ScreenJunkies team will bring their biggest Movie Fights yet, featuring your favorite fighters and some surprise celebrity guests. Stick around for a never-before-seen Honest Trailer, an exclusive “Honest Comic-Con 2017 Trailer,” and an Honest Q&A with creator Andy Signore, producer Dan Murrell, writers Spencer Gilbert and Joe Starr, and the Epic Voice himself Jon Bailey. Expect host Hal Rudnick and SJ News editor-in-chief Roth Cornet to drop some exclusive ScreenJunkies updates.
Be here as the creative folks behind your favorite Justice League characters take center stage. Tony Daniel (JLA), Dan Jurgens (ACTION COMICS), Tom King (BATMAN), Steve Orlando (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA), John Semper Jr. (CYBORG), Nicola Scott (WONDER WOMAN), Liam Sharp (WONDER WOMAN), Brad Walker (AQUAMAN), and Joshua Williamson (FLASH) have a lot to share about your favorite DC superheroes and their fight for justice!
New to comics? Are you at the convention because you’re a fan of great DC TV, movies, video games, or other media? Bingeing a season of The Flash leave you wanting to know more about the source material? Well, look no further; this is the program for you, as a panel of experts are on hand to help you along your journey through the wonderful world of comics!
Twenty-five years ago, Dr. Harleen Quinzel made her first appearance in BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES, and what a debut it was! An instant fan favorite-and her popularity has been meteoric ever since! Come celebrate her first appearance anniversary with some of the key contributors to this modern icon.
It’s been 25 years since Jim Lee’ s WildStorm first made its mark on the comics landscape with such memorable and innovative titles as WildC.A.T.s, GEN13, STORMWATCH, and DEATHBLOW, to name a few. Join Jim Lee and former WildStorm staffers and talented contributors including Ryan Benjamin, Lee Bermejo, J. Scott Campbell, Carlos D’Anda, Sandra Hope, Dustin Nguyen, Alex Sinclair, and others for a fun trip down memory lane!
Todd McFarlane, the creator of SPAWN, and Robert Kirkman, the creator of THE WALKING DEAD, sit down for an intimate one-on-one chat. These two titans have forever changed the comics industry in addition to breaking new ground in everything from toys to television to film. What tips do they have for their fellow creators? How did they rise so high? They’ll discuss these topics and more.
Executive producers Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD), Daniel Junge (SAVING FACE, BEING EVEL), and Rory Karpf (THE BOOK OF MANNING, DALE) introduce their new unscripted series AMC’s VISIONARIES: ROBERT KIRKMAN’S SECRET HISTORY OF COMICS, a six-part one-hour documentary series that explores the stories, people, and events that have transformed the world of comic books. Using a distinctive filmmaker approach, the series takes a deep dive into the most accessible and often subversive modern popular art form and will cover topics ranging from origin stories to the untold history behind iconic characters. Join the panelists for a Q&A session and an official sneak preview of this new series.
The DC Master Class is in session! Cream-of-the-crop artists Amanda Conner, Tony Daniel, Andy Kubert, Jim Lee, John Romita Jr., and a huge surprise guest are here to share details on their new projects. This panel has the Master Class seal of approval!
A diverse group of entertainment’s greatest names gather to explore the changing landscape of comics, geekdom, and fanboy culture among African Americans, Latinos, women, special interest groups, and more.
Join your fellow STAR WARS fans for a special tribute in honor of the extraordinary actress Carrie Fisher. Best known for her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars universe, Carrie’s larger-than-life personality both on and off screen was destined to carve a special place in the hearts of Star Wars fans of all ages. Hear from fellow fans as they share personal stories of how Carrie Fisher inspired them, touched their lives, and will live in everyone’s hearts-always! Hosted by the Star Wars Fan Clubs: Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs, R2 Builders, and 501st Legion.
SpaceX is developing a reusable passenger rocket, and self-driving cars will soon be in everyone’s garage. Science fiction has become science reality. Where are we heading next? Join the Fleet Science Center as they bring together Andy Weir (author of THE MARTIAN), Mike Johnson (writer, STAR TREK comics), and other science fiction writers to discuss with local scientists and engineers what the future will hold.
From Ms. Marvel to the A-Force, from Twitter to tumblr, the subject of women in comics has been one of the most talked-about in comics recently. Join the conversation as women from multiple disciplines in the creative process at Marvel discuss what it’s like working as a woman in comics today and what it means for the future of the industry. Panelists include content development director Sana Amanat, producer Judy Stephens, and more special guests to be announced.
They say breaking up is hard to do . . . but breaking into comics may be tougher! Get an inside look at how some of DC’s topnotch talent broke in and began crafting the tales of your favorite DC superheroes.
Making his creative debut in the comic book arena, actor/creator Terry Crews (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE EXPENDABLES series) presents his new sci-fi miniseries NOTORIUM through studio AHR Visions, LLC. Crews and the creative team will discuss the comic, plans for the property, and the need for expanding reflective diversity within the comics and entertainment multimedia platform.