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Thursday, July 20
 

10:00am

Dinosaurs, Monsters, Movies and The Blues: Worlds of William Stout
Comic-Con veteran (he's been to every single one) William Stout (Wizards, Conan the Barbarian, Pan's Labyrinth, Walt Disney's Dinosaur) delivers an exciting story- and picture-filled lecture on a varied career that includes comics, movie design, book illustration, movie posters, LP and CD covers, prehistoric life murals, theme park designs, Antarctica, and his passion for the blues.

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 32AB

10:00am

Jack Kirby's Consciousness, Roger Zelazny's Lord of Light, Barry Ira Geller, and the Real Argo
Finally, the fascinating truth about the real CIA Argo mission! Hear how Jack Kirby and Barry Ira Geller's script and production designs for Lord of Light made the actual Argo mission successful, as recently testified to by the "Sons of the Iranian Revolution." The Kirby/Geller work, though not mentioned in the Oscar-winning film, rests in the International Spy Museum forever. Discover the unbelievable awareness and consciousness of Jack Kirby as remembered by Barry Ira Geller, one of the last people to have creatively partnered with Jack. Kirby was the Rembrandt of comic art, the Einstein of superhero visions, and the creator of the modern romance genre. Hear Mike Royer, arguably the best Silver Age inker-certainly Jack Kirby's favorite-give the real story behind the inking of these fantastic series!

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 5AB

10:30am

Spotlight on Maggie Thompson: Dealing with Stuff
Maggie Thompson (comics journalist, historian, and collector) moderates a discussion of the problems of eventual distribution of accumulated collectibles. Lon Allen (Heritage Auctions managing director, comics and comic art), Michael Solof (Geppi's Entertainment Museum), and Karen Green (Columbia University, curator of comics and cartoons) suggest the wheres, whens, whys, and hows of the process.

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 4

11:00am

Celebrate 50 Years of Underground Comix with Denis Kitchen
It's sometimes said that if you remember the 1960s then you weren't really there. On the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and the debut of ZAP Comix, underground pioneer and SDCC special guest Denis Kitchen, who was most certainly there, will do his best to remember and recount the artistic, political, and pharmaceutical revolutions that transformed comics from the streets of San Francisco to the wilds of Wisconsin. With moderator Rob Salkowitz (ICv2) and maybe a special guest or two.

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 9

11:00am

Spotlight on Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL, Tuki) and Larry Marder (Beanworld) discuss comics behind the scenes. Larry and Jeff have been friends since the heyday of the self-publishing movement, living through the rise of the independents, graphic novels, and Image Comics. Oh, the stories they can tell!

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 32AB

11:00am

Wonderstruck: From Page to Screen with Brian Selznick
Explore the power of storytelling with Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret, the basis for the Academy award winning film Hugo directed by Martin Scorsese). Brian will take you behind the scenes of the new film adaptation of his book Wonderstruck. Directed by Academy Award nominee Todd Haynes and featuring Academy Award winner Julianne Moore, the film will be released in theaters this Fall.

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 5AB

11:30am

Spotlight on Gail Simone
Fan-favorite writer Gail Simone (Batgirl, Deadpool, Wonder Woman) presents an intimate and no-holds-barred discussion about her journey in comics from fan to award-winning author. Surprise guests and a lively Q&A will cover her career from Women in Refrigerators to her new Image title, Crosswind !

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 8

11:30am

Spotlight on Mike Royer
As part of this year's gala Jack Kirby Centennial, here's an hour-long chat with Jack's favorite inker of his work, the man who worked with him on the Fourth World comics, Kamandi, The Demon, and many others. But Mike Royer was so much more than just Jack Kirby's inker. He worked with Russ Manning on the Tarzan comic books and newspaper strip and again with Russ on the Star Wars newspaper strip. He drew for Creepy, Eerie, and Vampirella and worked on the '60s Marvel superhero cartoons and for Gold Key Comics and had a multi-decade career working for Disney on things as un-Kirbylike as Winnie the Pooh. Come hear him be interviewed by his friend and colleague, Mark Evanier.

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 4

12:00pm

Spotlight on Jonathan Maberry
Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of novels (thrillers, science fiction, horror, fantasy), comics (for Marvel, IDW, and Dark Horse), short stories, and nonfiction, and anthology editor (Aliens: Bug Hunt, X-Files, V-Wars) talks about writing in multiple genres, working with Hollywood, breaking into comics, and making up weird stuff for a living.

Thursday July 20, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 23ABC

12:30pm

Paul Levitz in Conversation with Karen Berger
Legendary editor Karen Berger (Vertigo, Berger Books, The Sandman) chats with her longtime colleague Paul Levitz (former publisher, DC Comics; writer of Legion of Super-Heroes, Doctor Fate, Brooklyn Blood) about their work on Legion, Vertigo, life at and beyond DC, agreements and disagreements, watching him eat crow . . . and maybe even where comics are going from here.

Thursday July 20, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 4

12:45pm

Spotlight on Jim Lee
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.

Thursday July 20, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Room 6DE

1:00pm

Alexander Simmons: Scooby-Doo to Sherlock, Batman to Blackjack: Creating Original and Iconic Characters
An author of comics, plays, children's books, and adventure novels, Alex Simmons guides the audience through the process of writing compelling characters using his experiences in both the mainstream and comic book industry.

Thursday July 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 29AB

1:00pm

Stepping into Another World!
Authors share the magic of books to transport young readers via words and pictures to new worlds, sometimes fantastic and exotic and very different from our own and sometimes comfortingly close. Depart for adventure with Shannon Messenger (Keeper of the Lost Cities 6: Lodestar), Judd Winick (Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom), Dan Santat (After the Fall), Dean Hale (The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation), Shannon Hale (Real Friends), and Lisa McMann (Dragon Captives), guided by Lucas Turnbloom (Nightmare Escape: Dream Jumper, Book 1).

Thursday July 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 32AB

2:00pm

DC Meet the Publishers
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!

Thursday July 20, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 6DE

2:00pm

Image Comics: Creating the Future of Comics
How do you make comics the Image Comics way? Doug Wagner (Plastic), Skottie Young (I Hate Fairyland), Cat Staggs (Crosswind), and Gail Simone (Crosswind) discuss collaboration, planning, drawing, and how to make sure that what you're creating is something you can believe in.

Thursday July 20, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 23ABC

3:00pm

Why Will Eisner Still Matters at 100
Born 100 years ago, Will Eisner not only recognized the future potential of comics at an early age but also worked his whole life to help achieve those goals. But how could Will Eisner still be relevant to us today? Join Paul Levitz (former president of DC Comics, author of Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel, educator, comics historian), Jackie Estrada (administrator, Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards), Paul Dini (Harley Quinn co-creator, writer, producer), Maggie Thompson (writer, editor, comics historian), and maybe a surprise special guest to discover why.

Thursday July 20, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 9

3:00pm

Writing from Life: Turning Personal Experience into Relatable Stories
Poignant stories often come from a place of truth, but once you've lived through something, how do you turn it into a piece of art that you can share with the wider world? Moderator Jessica Tseang (comic book historian) aims to find out with panelists Sonny Liew (The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye), Eduardo Risso (Dark Night: A True Batman Story), Gemma Correll (The Worrier's Guide to Life), Lewis Trondheim (Poppies of Iraq), Brigitte Findakly (Poppies of Iraq), and Tillie Walden (I Love This Part).

Thursday July 20, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 29AB

3:30pm

The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Tom Show
The old "Sergio and Mark Show" has a new name-but what it doesn't have is new panelists. It's still the crew who bring you the bumbling adventures of Groo the Wanderer, talking about what they do and why they do it. See the award-winning team of Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier along with Stan Sakai (the creator of Usagi Yojimbo) and the hardest-working man in comics, colorist Tom Luth. They'll be discussing the latest Groo miniseries, many upcoming projects, and why Mark doesn't get paid for the work he does on their comic. Then again, he's not getting paid for writing this panel description either.

Thursday July 20, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 8

4:30pm

R. L. Stine, Creator of Goosebumps
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. Moderated by Marc Snetiker, staff writer, Entertainment Weekly.

Thursday July 20, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 6DE

4:30pm

Spotlight on R. Sikoryak
R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics) is a master of the satirical graphic novel adaptation. Heidi Macdonald (The Beat, Publishers Weekly) leads a conversation with Sikoryak about his two most recent projects: Terms & Conditions, which is a 99-page, word-for-word adaptation of the iTunes terms and conditions agreement, and The Unquotable Trump, which sets Donald Trump quotes from the 2016 presidential election in classic comic book covers, employing hero and villain tropes to devastating effect.

Thursday July 20, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 4

5:00pm

Spotlight on Erica Henderson
Eisner Award-nominated artist Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) discusses comics, fashion, horror movies, everything you've been reading on Twitter, and of course, Squirrel Girl ! Panel will be moderated by John Allison (writer, Giant Days).

Thursday July 20, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Room 32AB

5:00pm

The Secrets of Immersive Worlds
The best comics lure you into their worlds with magic, myth, minutiae, and more. It can be the smallest detail that changes you from a reader to an active participant in the story. Vince Hernandez (Aspen Comics) trades worldbuilding secrets with master storytellers Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Roxane Gay (Black Panther: World of Wakanda), Dustin Nguyen (Descender), Liz Suburbia (Sacred Heart), and Marguerite Bennett (InSeXts).

Thursday July 20, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Room 9

6:00pm

Superhero Family Feud
Bestselling, award-winning, comic-loving, authors Margaret Stohl (Black Widow, Captain Marvel), Rainbow Rowell (Fangirl, Runaways), Jason Reynolds (Miles Morales: Spider-Man, Ghost), Cecil Castellucci (Tin Star, The Plain Janes), Shannon and Dean Hale (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World), Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), Nick Lowe (Marvel Comics editor), and other special guests battle to the finish in this superhero-centric Family Feud -style game.

Thursday July 20, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Horton Grand Theatre

6:30pm

The Trump Presidential Library Panel
Celebrants and detractors alike are chewing on the fact that Donald Trump was elected president. Shannon Wheeler and Robert Sikoryak will help you swallow. In their books Sh*t My President Says and The Unquotable Trump (respectively), these two cartoonists illustrate Trump's words for comedic effect and insight. There will be slides, a brief history of political satire, and laughter through the tears as they wrestle with an understanding of our current dystopia. Can satire keep up with reality? Shannon Wheeler is the two-time Eisner winning creator of Too Much Coffee Man and a New Yorker cartoonist. Robert Sikoryak started at Raw magazine, is a New Yorker contributor, and a Comic-Con special guest.

Thursday July 20, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Room 26AB

8:30pm

Graphic Novel Creator Richard Kyle's Legacy
Richard Kyle published the first graphic novel, Beyond Time and Again by George Metzger, as well as Graphic Story World and Argosy magazines. Mr. Kyle's publishing work and the future of graphic novels will be discussed by a panel of experts: Mike Royer (artist, writer, Jack Kirby's inker), Denis Kitchen (artist, writer, publisher, creator of Kitchen Sink Press), Ron Turner (writer, publisher, founder of Last Gasp), Jamie Coville (writer, comics historian), Phil Yeh (cartoonist, publisher of Uncle Jam), Greg Koudoulian (early SDCC film program contributor), David G. Brown (cartoonist, winner of the 2009 NAACP Image Award), and Maggie Thompson (writer, comics historian, co-editor of the Comics Buyer's Guide).

Thursday July 20, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Room 8
 
Friday, July 21
 

10:00am

Biographical and Autobiographical Comics
Charles Hatfield (comics professor, CSU Northridge) leads a spirited conversation about the spaces between fiction and nonfiction with cartoonists who have worked in fictionalized memoir (Mimi Pond, The Customer Is Always Wrong), fictionalized biography (Sonny Liew, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye), biography (Box Brown, Andre the Giant), and memoir (Sarah Glidden, Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq).

Friday July 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 28DE

10:00am

Resist! Rebellion in Epic Fantasy
Dark conspiracies, forbidden knowledge, secret magic, unknown continents, and rebellious heirs populate these panelists' fantastic worlds, but where do they get the inspiration for these thorny conundrums? Charlie N. Holmberg (The Paper Magician), Robin Hobb (The Fitz and the Fool trilogy), Christopher Paolini (The Official Eragon Coloring Book), James A. Owen (Starchild, Dawn of the Dragons), Erika Lewis (Game of Shadows), and Michael Johnston (Soleri) discuss building fantasy worlds with backstabbing, shadowy plots, shocking secrets, and surprise inheritances with Petra Mayer of NPR.

Friday July 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 32AB

10:00am

Spotlight on Marjorie Liu
Engage in a wide-ranging conversation on publishing, race, and gender with Marjorie Liu, the New York Times bestselling and Eisner-nominated author of Monstress, Han Solo, X-23, and many other titles.

Friday July 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 29AB

10:00am

Spotlight on Simon Hanselmann
Comics creator Simon Hanselmann (Megahex, One More Year) discusses his hit comics characters, Megg, Mogg, and Owl, and the next stage of his career with New York Magazine's Abraham Riesman.

Friday July 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 9

10:30am

Pogo, Walt Kelly, and Carolyn Kelly
Some call Walt Kelly's Pogo the greatest newspaper strip of all time. This program provides a discussion on Kelly, his legacy, and his lovely daughter, who passed away in April. Topics include the future of the Eisner Award-winning Pogo reprint series from Fantagraphics Books that Carolyn had been co-editing and that will continue to reprint that wonderful feature. On the dais: comic historian Maggie Thompson (Comics Buyer's Guide), film critic Leonard Maltin, cartoonist Scott Shaw!, friend John Plunkett, Fantagraphics's Eric Reynolds (co-editor of the Complete Pogo series), and moderator Mark Evanier (co-editor of the Complete Pogo series).

Friday July 21, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 8

11:00am

Image Comics: Excellence in Storytelling
Nick Dragotta (East of West), Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Dustin Nguyen (Descender), Marc Bernardin (Genius), Amy Reeder (Rocket Girl), and Greg Hinkle (Black Cloud) are some of the best storytellers around. Their stories are hilarious, wrenching, exciting, and heartbreaking in equal measure. These creators make the kinds of comics you love to read, and they'll share their tips and techniques in this star-studded panel.

Friday July 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 23ABC

11:00am

Spotlight on John Morrow
Comic-Con special guest John Morrow (publisher at TwoMorrows) presents a sequential image, stereophonic, multimedia extravaganza: "Jack Kirby: Yesterday, Today, and TwoMorrows!" Join John on a comics history road trip that explores how Kirby's career was inexplicably intertwined with John's own life, long before he published Jack Kirby Collector #1 in 1994, and continues to permeate TwoMorrows Publishing today. You'll see rare Kirby artwork, video and audio of Jack himself, rare photos, and the debut of John's new book, KIRBY100, an all-star celebration of Jack's 100th birthday! The video presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with details of other new TwoMorrows titles, including their Reed Crandall biography and GROOVY, which documents how flower power affected comics and pop culture.

Friday July 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 4

11:30am

Spotlight on Keith Pollard
Keith Pollard, former Marvel, DC, and Milestone comics artist; illustrator of Iron Man, Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, Silver Surfer, Vigilante, and Green Lantern; and co-creator of the Black Cat, discusses his comic book career in this interview and Q&A session moderated by Mark Waid.

Friday July 21, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 8

11:30am

Taking Comics from Web to Print
Cartoonists and special guests Simon Hanselmann (Megahex) and Liz Suburbia (Sacred Heart) discuss their cartooning careers and the best practices for transitioning your stories to a physical format. Hear from award-winning cartoonists about the pros and cons of web versus print, tips for getting work noticed, and where to go after you make the jump. Moderated by editor Eric Reynolds.

Friday July 21, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 24ABC

12:00pm

Robin Hobb: Beyond the Pages
Robin Hobb (the Fitz and the Fool trilogy) will respond to five previously selected interview questions requested by readers, followed by Q&A time with the audience. Join Robin as her assistant, Office Kat (The Real World: London), moderates this panel.

Friday July 21, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 4

12:00pm

Spotlight on Dustin Nguyen
Artist Dustin Nguyen discusses breaking into comics, creating covers, storytelling in comics, illustrating for children, and transitioning from the mainstream roster of titles in Batman for DC Comics to his creator-owned series with Jeff Lemire for Image Comics. He will be joined by long-time writer buddy and managing editor for BOOM! Studios Bryce Carlson (Adventure Time, Regular Show, and author of the Hit series), who will moderate a fun and open Q&A about the day-to-day life of working in comics.

Friday July 21, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 29AB

12:30pm

Stan Lee and Friends: A Celebrity Tribute to the Comics Legend
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.

Friday July 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 6DE

12:30pm

Will Eisner: Mentor, Partner, Friend
Comic-Con special guest Denis Kitchen looks back on his 35-year relationship with Will Eisner, from the unlikely friendship that formed between a scruffy underground comix publisher and a buttoned-down businessman to the creative and publishing partnership that brought The Spirit to a new generation and helped give birth to the graphic novel.

Friday July 21, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 8

1:00pm

Condemned To Repeat?
Everyone's heard the George Santayana quote, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." But what can comics help us to remember? As it turns out, quite a lot. Andrew Farago (Cartoon Art Museum) delves into the past with Comic-Con special guests Box Brown (Tetris), Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales), Sarah Glidden (Rolling Blackouts), John Holmstrom (The Best of Punk Magazine), Lewis Trondheim (Poppies of Iraq), and Brigitte Findakly (Poppies of Iraq).

Friday July 21, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 25ABC

1:00pm

Spotlight on Marguerite Bennett
Do you like sassy broads in good dresses mouthing off about storytelling? If your answer is, "What a weird panel description," then come see Ryan North interview Marguerite Bennett (DC Comics: Bombshells, Batwoman, Josie and the Pussycats, A-Force, Animosity) on comics, craft, work ethic, process, representation, feminist wrath, queer culture, comedy, kissing, storytelling, and more!

Friday July 21, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 28DE

1:30pm

Jack Kirby: Friends and Family
If Jack Kirby were as immortal as his work, he'd be 100 years old next month . . . and he's still here in spirit and impact. Today a group of his family members and closest friends will talk about the man they knew, the man whose genius revolutionized the comic book industry again and again, and they'll even tell you what he liked on his pizza. Your moderator is former Kirby assistant Mark Evanier (author, Kirby: King of Comics).

Friday July 21, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 8

2:00pm

Spotlight on Gemma Correll
Cartoonist Gemma Correll (The Worrier's Guide to Life) answers your questions about where ideas come from, how to get out of a creative rut, and making funny comics about mental illness, menstruation, and pugs.

Friday July 21, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 4

2:30pm

Spotlight on Glenn McCoy
The most-awarded cartoonist in the history of the National Cartoonists Society, Glenn McCoy (animation artist, children's book author, and creator of syndicated features The Duplex and The Flying McCoys) will discuss his daring exploits as a comic strip artist, writer, director, and story artist for a variety of TV and film projects, including Despicable Me, The Lorax, The Secret Life of Pets, and the Minions movie. He will take you step by step through the process of storyboarding scenes for movies and discuss his theatrically released short, Mower Minions, taking you from conception to the big screen.

Friday July 21, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 24ABC

3:00pm

Spotlight on Ron Wilson
Ron Wilson (former Marvel and Milestone Comics artist, illustrator of Marvel Two-in-One, Masters of the Universe, and Icon, among other works) discusses the Bronze Age, his 40-year comic book career (including what it was like to work at Marvel Comics during the 1970s and working with a number of editors, including Stan Lee) for this interview and Q&A session moderated by Mark Waid.

Friday July 21, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 9

4:00pm

Spotlight on Victoria Jamieson
Kids, bring your pencils and paper! Join Victoria Jamieson (Roller Girl) as she talks about how she creates her graphic novels and characters. Learn some tips and tricks for making your own comics—and maybe even learn to draw yourself as a roller derby star!

Friday July 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 9

4:00pm

Superstars in Children's Fiction
Meet children's book and graphic novel superstars as they discuss how they create the heroes, characters, and books that kids love from Goosebumps to Jedi Academy. Featuring Jarrett Krosoczka (Star Wars Jedi Academy), Lucas Turnbloom and Greg Grunberg (Dream Jumper), R. L. Stine (Goosebumps), Jennifer Holm and Matt Holm (Swing it, Sunny), and Molly Ostertag (The Witch Boy).

Friday July 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 23ABC

4:30pm

Comic-Con How-To: Draw with Jim Lee
DC Entertainment's publisher Jim Lee (Batman, Justice League, Suicide Squad, Superman Unchained) will demonstrate the drawing techniques he uses when creating artwork for comic books. He will answer questions from the audience and share advice.

Friday July 21, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 2

4:30pm

Into the Past: History and Comics
How do comics help bring history to life? What do we learn about our contemporary selves as a result of the use of history in historical fiction and nonfiction books, and how does the format influence how one tells the story? How are comics used to engage students in developing social awareness? Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home), Brigitte Findakly (Poppies of Iraq), Nathan Hale (Hazardous Tales), Jose Pimienta (The Leg), Nate Powell (March trilogy), Chris Schweizer (The Crogan Adventures), and Alison Wilgus (Flying Machines) join moderator Michael Ulrich (educator) for a dynamic discussion of the processes involved in creating characters that give a peek into the past and use politics and history to create nuanced sequential stories.

Friday July 21, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 26AB

5:30pm

Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski
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.

Friday July 21, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Room 6DE

6:00pm

Spotlight on Mike Grell
Inkpot winner Mike Grell, creator of The Warlord, Starslayer, Shaman's Tears, Bar Sinister, Maggie the Cat, and Jon Sable, Freelance discusses his career in comics and marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters. Moderated by Derek Maki.

Friday July 21, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 4

7:30pm

Alien Civilizations
Award-winning science fiction authors, a scientist/futurist, screenwriters, and actors talk about alien civilizations and how to design alien species, ships, and societies for use in storytelling. Featuring Gail Carriger (The Parasol Protectorate series, The Custard Protocol series), David Decio (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2), Rebekah R. Ganiere (Fairelle series, president of Fantasy Futuristic and Paranormal RWA chapter), Mark O’Bannon (The Dream Crystal, Pirates of the Imperium), Jimmy Diggs (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: DS9), David Brin (The Uplift War, Kiln People), and Charles Holloway (Alien Worlds, The End). Moderated by James Ganiere (chief editor, Fallen Angel Press; CEO, Rio Vista Universal).

Friday July 21, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Room 8
 
Saturday, July 22
 

10:00am

DC's Justice For All
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!

Saturday July 22, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 6DE

10:00am

Space . . . The Final Escape
What is it about outer space that keeps us coming back to imagine the possibilities? Whether battling alien life forms in a far away galaxy or facing life or death technical dangers aboard a space station, we return to the stories that celebrate space and the triumph of the human spirit to explore and survive in it. Blast off with Claudia Gray (Defy the Stars), Nathan Hale (One Trick Pony), James S. A. Corey (Persepolis Rising), and Andy Weir (Artemis), led by Captain Maryelizabeth Yturralde of Mysterious Galaxy.

Saturday July 22, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 7AB

10:00am

Spotlight on March Creators Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
The record-breaking success of the March trilogy by Civil Rights icon John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell has pushed the comics medium to incredible new heights. March is the first graphic novel to win the National Book Award, Coretta Scott King Book Award, or Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, the first graphic novel since Maus to reach the New York Times Nonfiction Best Seller list, and the first book in history to receive four simultaneous awards from the American Library Association. Now, join the authors for an emotional look back at their stunning accomplishment-and the way it's inspiring new generations to speak up, speak out, and move their feet.

Saturday July 22, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 23ABC

10:30am

Spotlight on Roxane Gay
New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay (Black Panther: World of Wakanda, Bad Feminist, Difficult Women, Hunger) comes to Comic-Con as a special guest! Roxane will discuss her skyrocketing career and literary stardom and will field some questions from the audience during a Q&A session.

Saturday July 22, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 5AB

11:00am

Comics Greats on Will Eisner's The Spirit
Originally a syndicated Sunday newspaper comic insert, Will Eisner's The Spirit is still acclaimed for its great artwork, imaginative splash pages, unforgettable characters, and attention-grabbing storytelling. Hear Danny Fingeroth (Spider-Man group editor, comics historian), Denis Kitchen (publisher, writer, comix cartoonist), Jeff Smith (cartoonist, Bone, RASL), Joe Staton (cartoonist, Dick Tracy) and, on videotape, Jules Feiffer (Pulitzer Prize and Oscar-winning cartoonist and screenwriter) talk about the impact of The Spirit on their own careers. Hear about their favorite Spirit adventures and learn why Will Eisner's original Spirit stories are still in print today with new comics appearing monthly.

Saturday July 22, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 4

11:00am

Spotlight on Charlie N. Holmberg, Author of The Paper Magician Series
Bestselling author Charlie N. Holmberg and Amazon Publishing editor Jason Kirk discuss The Paper Magician series and Holmberg's latest standalone The Fifth Doll. Set in an eternal summer in a quintessential Russian village, The Fifth Doll is a darkly whimsical tale of self-discovery reminiscent of Lois Lowry's The Giver in which one wrong turn unlocks a secret and a power that will alter reality. Holmberg will share her inspiration behind The Fifth Doll, her plans for the next book in her Paper Magician series, and her approach to writing fantasy.

Saturday July 22, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 28DE

11:45am

Quick Draw
It's the fastest, funniest panel in the whole convention! Once again, your Quick Draw Quizmaster Mark Evanier pits three super-speedy cartoonists against one another with dueling Sharpies as they create great cartoon art right before your very eyes. Competing this year are (as usual) Sergio Aragonés (MAD magazine, Groo the Wanderer) and Scott Shaw! (The Simpsons), joined this year by Maria Scrivan (Half Full) plus a couple of highly surprising surprises!

Saturday July 22, 2017 11:45am - 1:00pm
Room 6BCF

12:00pm

Real Life on the Page
Does real life get any less real when it's on the page? How does this representative art form work to accurately (or not-so-accurately) convey history? Five prestigious nonfiction comics creators tackling different ends of the nonfiction comics spectrum-biographies, science, history, journalism-come together to discuss truth and comics. With Landis Blair (The Hunting Accident), Box Brown (Tetris), MK Reed (Science Comics: Dinosaurs), Tillie Walden (Spinning), and Alison Wilgus (Science Comics: Flying Machines); moderated by Petra Mayer (NPR).

Saturday July 22, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 29AB

12:30pm

Spotlight on Brigitte Findakly & Lewis Trondheim
Legendary French cartooning couple Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim are the duo behind Poppies of Iraq, a nuanced and tender chronicle of Findakly's relationship with her homeland, Iraq. Trondheim brings Findakly's memories to life in a poignant family portrait that covers loss, tragedy, love, and the loneliness of exile. Join Findakly and Trondheim for their spotlight session, moderated by Karen Green (curator for comics and cartoons and librarian for ancient and medieval history at Columbia University).

Saturday July 22, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 8

1:00pm

Comics Arts Conference #11: Focus on Eric Shanower
Comics Arts Conference special guest Eric Shanower is the award-winning cartoonist of the graphic novel series Age of Bronze, a retelling of the story of the Trojan War. With cartoonist Skottie Young, he adapted six of L. Frank Baum's Oz books to a series of New York Times bestselling graphic novels. He wrote the Eisner Award-winning comics series Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland with art by Gabriel Rodriguez. Shanower will elucidate the historical research and creative choices involved in crafting his comics. Moderated by Randy Duncan (Henderson State University).

Saturday July 22, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 26AB

1:30pm

Unconventional Comics
Comics are all about super powers and saving the world, right? Discover the rich and growing market for comics that may lack super-powered heroes but are super all the same. Moderator Andrew Farago (Cartoon Art Museum) discusses with panelists R. Sikoryak (Terms and Conditions), Simon Hanselmann (Megg & Mogg), Gemma Correll (The Worrier's Guide to Life), and Melanie Gillman (As the Crow Flies) how they were inspired to write their unconventional books and why the comics format was right for their work.

Saturday July 22, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 8

2:00pm

Spotlight on Joe Staton
Paul Levitz (former president of DC Comics) talks to Joe Staton (Dick Tracy newspaper strip) about Joe's work since the '90s with particular focus on the Dick Tracy strip that Joe has been doing for the last six years with Mike Curtis and that won three consecutive Harvey Awards as Best Syndicated Strip. Other things like E-Man, Huntress, and a multitude of Green Lanterns may also come up.

Saturday July 22, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 4

2:00pm

Writing for Television, Film, and Comics with J. Michael Straczynski
After talent, the most important thing an up-and-coming writer needs is information on how to break into the writing profession as an art and a craft. Having written nearly 400 produced television episodes (with roughly half of that as producer), several hundred comics for DC, Marvel, and Image, and five big-budget movies that have grossed over a billion dollars around the world, J. Michael Straczynski (JMS) once again shares his knowledge with new writers to help them break in and improve their work. Note: This is not a lecture but rather uses a Q&A format, so come equipped with good questions.

Saturday July 22, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 11

3:00pm

Living in the Future
Daily life in the 21st Century can often feel like living in the future, as we relax with our pocket supercomputers in our self-driving vehicles, etc. But there's no dearth of imagination among these panelists, who will share their future visions of our planet and others, humans, robots, and more. Take a tour as Christopher Rice (Ramses the Damned) guides readers into the visions of Cindy Pon (Want), Daniel H. Wilson (The Clockwork Dynasty), Karin Tidbeck (Amatka), Daniel Price (The Song of the Orphans), Elizabeth Briggs (Future Threat), and Rob Reid (After On).

Saturday July 22, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 23ABC

3:00pm

Spotlight on Box Brown
Box Brown (Andre the Giant, Tetris) and Brandon Stroud (pro wrestling editor at UPROXX) discuss Box's highly acclaimed comics body of work. Box is an Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist, illustrator, and comic publisher from Philadelphia. His books include the New York Times bestselling Andre the Giant: Life and Legend and Tetris: The Games People Play. His next work (coming Feb. 2018) is about Andy Kaufman, titled Is This Guy for Real? Box's independent comics publishing house, Retrofit Comics, was launched in 2011.

Saturday July 22, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 4

3:00pm

Spotlight on Joyce Chin and Art Adams
Artists Arthur Adams and Joyce Chin come together for this unique spotlight panel to interview each other on their combined decades' worth of work. They'll share their experiences working for such companies as DC, Image, and Marvel, venturing into creating new characters and comics, and illustrating magazine and toy packaging. They'll also answer your questions-bring 'em if you got 'em!

Saturday July 22, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 9

3:30pm

Keeping it Real
Graphic novels featuring realistic stories about kids are burning up the bestseller lists and winning awards. Some of the hottest creators working in the genre discuss why their work is connecting with readers both young and old. Panelists include Jennifer Holm (Swing It, Sunny), Shannon Hale (Real Friends), Nidhi Chanani (Pashmina), Tillie Walden (Spinning), and moderator Meryl Jaffe (Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth).

Saturday July 22, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 8

4:00pm

New Stories in Old Universes
Some fan-favorite characters and comic universes have been around for generations. As a creator, how does one continue to make exciting and new stories in worlds that comic readers are so familiar with? Moderator Mark Waid (Archie) aims to find out with Comic-Con special guests Marguerite Bennett (DC Bombshells), Tom King (Vision), Gail Simone (Batgirl), and Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl).

Saturday July 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 23ABC

4:00pm

Spotlight on Sonny Liew
Sonny Liew discusses his Eisner-nominated The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, his three-continent journey to find sources of creativity, the comics culture in Singapore, and his collaborations with Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Superman) and Paul Levitz (former DC publisher), who will moderate the conversation.

Saturday July 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 29AB

4:00pm

Oddball Comics Live!
Cartoonist Scott Shaw! (Sonic the Hedgehog) has presented his uniquely hilarious slideshow of "the craziest comic books ever published" to SRO audiences at SDCC for over four decades. This presentation is for everyone who's ever enjoyed reading a comic book, with wildly funny, outrageous, and bizarre covers of the craziest comic books ever published. Even if you've seen some of these comic book covers many times before, when you behold their covers blown up to the size of the side of a barn, you'll be amazed and delighted at the unbelievable imagery that's revealed! Stan Lee says, "Wow, True Believers, I thought I'd seen it all, but Scott Shaw!'s hysterically hilarious Oddball Comics is the wildest, wackiest exposé of some of the craziest comic books I've ever seen! Or, to put it mildly, Scott's outrageous opuses are a blast!"

Saturday July 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 7AB

5:00pm

Spotlight on Eduardo Risso
Behind 100 Bullets and Batman is the 35-year-old artist Eduardo Risso. He will be talking about how difficult it can be to draw for the head of the world while living in the ass of the world. Join Eduardo for this session moderated by Ivan Brandon (writer/editor).

Saturday July 22, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Room 29AB

5:00pm

Spotlight on John Holmstrom
Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. Harvey Kurtzman. Will Eisner. The Ramones. Blondie. Lou Reed. The CBGB scene and punk rock. Tom Forcade and High Times magazine. Al Goldstein and Screw magazine. Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the East Village art scene. John Holmstrom was involved with all of the above and much more and ended up with one of the strangest careers in comics, the fine arts, and punk rock. John will be interviewed by cartoonist Batton Lash (Supernatural Law), his fellow student at New York's School of Visual Arts back in the early 1970s, when their teachers were Eisner and Kurtzman.

Saturday July 22, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Room 4
 
Sunday, July 23
 

10:00am

Spotlight on Gail Carriger
Come meet New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger and ask her all your questions on writing, Steampunk, the publication process, film options, tea, and so much more.

Sunday July 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 4

10:00am

Spotlight on Paul Dini
Comic-Con special guest Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series, Dark Night: A True Batman Story) is joined by his good friend David Mandel (writer/executive producer, Veep, Seinfeld ; co-author, Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie) for a lively discussion on the many facets of Paul's career, ranging from comics to Star Wars to Harley Quinn and maybe even to their short time working together on the Clerks animated series. Bring your questions about cartoons, comedy or whatever-these guys will rattle on about pretty much anything.

Sunday July 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 7AB

10:00am

Spotlight on Tom King
Tom King and Constance Eza (moderator) discuss the everyday tasks of writing a biweekly comic book like Batman compared to a more under-the-radar project like Vision .

Sunday July 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 24ABC

10:00am

The Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel
Continuing the celebration of the Kirby Centennial, this is the annual panel about Comic-Con's first superstar guest, the man they call "The King of Comics," Jack Kirby. Jack left us in 1994, but his influence on comics, film, and this convention has never been greater. Discussing the man and his work this year are Jim Chadwick (editor at DC Comics), Paul Levitz (former president at DC Comics), Mike Royer (Kirby's favorite inker), attorney Paul S. Levine, and several highly surprising surprise guests. Naturally, it's moderated by former Kirby assistant Mark Evanier.

Sunday July 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:15am
Room 5AB

11:00am

Capturing Teen Angst
Emotions are never more heightened than when you ae a teenager; every trial and tribulation is the end of the world. Mark Waid (Archie) finds out how to capture a teenager's dramatic spirit with experts Dean Hale (Calamity Jack), Shannon Hale (Real Friends), Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), Victoria Jamieson (Roller Girl), and Scott Westerfield (Spill Zone).

Sunday July 23, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 25ABC

11:00am

Spotlight on Bruce Timm
Emmy Award-winning animator/producer/director (and Comic-Con 2017 special guest) Bruce Timm talks about his career in animation, including the 25th anniversary of the ground-breaking Batman: The Animated Series, his latest project, Batman and Harley Quinn (which had its world premiere at Comic-Con on Friday night), and his comics work. Questions and answer session, too!

Sunday July 23, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 7AB

11:00am

Spotlight on Liz Suburbia
Liz Suburbia (Sacred Heart, Cyanide Milkshake) sits down to discuss her work and influences with artist and publisher Kevin Czap (Czap Books, Füchi Perf), followed by a Q&A session.

Sunday July 23, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 4

11:00am

The Secret Origin of Good Readers
UPDATED: Sat, Jul 22, 07:24PM
Get tips and insights on using comic creation tools to increase learning in your classroom. Special guests: New York Times and USA Today bestseller Anne Elizabeth (Once a SEAL), writer/editor Dave Elliot (The Weirding Willows), librarian Karen Green (Columbia University), and retailer Mimi Cruz (Night Flight Comics).

Sunday July 23, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Room 23ABC

11:30am

Cartoon Voices II
With the smash-hit success of yesterday's Cartoon Voices I panel, there's no choice but to do another one-with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that will include Neil Kaplan (Transformers, Voltron), Nickie Bryar (Family Guy, American Dad!), Bob Joles (Puss in Boots, SpongeBob SquarePants), Debra Wilson (MADtv, Family Guy), Chuck McCann (Fantastic Four, DuckTales), and probably someone else.

Sunday July 23, 2017 11:30am - 12:45pm
Room 6A

12:00pm

Spotlight on James Hudnall
James Hudnall (writer, letterer, publisher) has worked at Marvel, DC, Image, Malibu, and Eclipse. He created Harsh Realm, The Psycho, Espers, The Age of Heroes, and many others. He was also part of VIZ's early slate of manga translations. Explore these and many other highlights of a diverse career with James and artists David Lloyd (V for Vendetta), and Greg Horn (Marvel covers). Moderated by Dr. Terry Cronin (writer, publisher).

Sunday July 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 28DE

12:00pm

Spotlight on Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
Celebrate the incredible work of the bestselling and award-winning husband and wife team of Shannon Hale and Dean Hale. Shannon has written for kids and adults including the acclaimed graphic novel memoir Real Friends, the Newbery Honor recipient Princess Academy, and Austenland, which was made into a major motion picture. Together, the Hales have co-authored the bestselling Princess in Black chapter book series, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl middle-grade novel, the Eisner-nominated Rapunzel's Revenge graphic novel and its companion, Calamity Jack, and the upcoming middle-grade novel Monster High/Ever After High: The Legend of Shadow High.

Sunday July 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 4

12:30pm

The Secret Origin of Good Readers Breakout Session
Create a comic book from scratch with industry pros. Join New York Times and USA Today bestseller Anne Elizabeth (Once a SEAL), writer/editor Dave Elliot (The Weirding Willows), librarian Karen Green (Columbia University), New York Times bestselling author Marjorie Liu (Monstress), and retailer Mimi Cruz (Night Flight Comics).

Sunday July 23, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 23ABC

1:00pm

Keeping it Funny
Abraham Riesman of Vulture discusses the breadth of humor and satire possible in the medium of comics. He's joined by Mimi Pond, whose fictionalized memoir The Customer Is Always Wrong is rich with the slang and jokes of 1970s Bay Area counterculture; R. Sikoryak, whose satirical takes on the 2016 presidential election online and tech jargon in Terms and Conditions have delighted readers everywhere; Gemma Correll, whose relatable comics about anxiety and pets appear on The Guardian and are collected in The Worrier's Guide to Life ; and Simon Hanselmann, whose meticulously watercolored stoner witch comics (published on his tumblr and in books such as Megahex and One More Year) are soaked in a black humor.

Sunday July 23, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 28DE

1:00pm

Spotlight on Sarah Glidden
Sarah Glidden is the bestselling author of 2016's Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq, an inquiry into journalism and the legacy of the Iraq War that offers a portrait of the humanitarian crises in the region. In 2010, she published the acclaimed graphic memoir How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less . Rob Salkowitz (Forbes; University of Washington communications department) leads a wide-ranging conversation with Glidden.

Sunday July 23, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 4

2:00pm

Colored Pencil 101 With Melanie Gillman
In this workshop, Melanie Gillman (As the Crow Flies) will walk you through the basics of drawing comics in colored pencil! You'll learn tips and tricks for choosing color palettes, shading, rendering, and adding finishing touches in a fun hands-on event. All ages/skill levels welcome and no previous experience necessary.

Sunday July 23, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 28DE

2:00pm

Cover Story: The Art of the Cover
What does it take to make a great cover for a comic book? Let's ask five of the top artists . . . all folks who've created some of the best. Come hear the "shop talk" of Arthur Adams (Longshot, Monkeyman and O'Brien), Mike Grell (The Warlord ; Jon Sable, Freelance), Joyce Chin (America, Deadpool the Duck), Joe Staton (E-Man, Dick Tracy), and Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead). Moderated by Mark Evanier.

Sunday July 23, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 25ABC

3:00pm

Alexander Simmons Workshop
Adventure, science, satire, history, and the human condition-these are just some of the areas artists and writers have explored through the world of comics and graphic novels over the years. Now kids can experience part of this creative magic when comics pro Alex Simmons brings them into an exciting, hands-on creative arts workshop. Kids will learn the basics of creating a comic book character and plot, as well as key jobs and terminologies.

Sunday July 23, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 11

3:00pm

Spotlight on Nathan Hale
Watch Nathan Hale draw over 20 pages live as he narrates the "Lost" Hazardous Tales story-the story too weird, too gross, and too dumb to be in any of his books. Kids, fans of live cartooning, and history buffs will enjoy this performance. Hale is the author of the Eisner-nominated New York Times bestselling Hazardous Tales series. The six-book series on American history is gruesome, silly, fun, and nonfiction.

Sunday July 23, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 4

3:00pm

The Business of Cartoon Voices
Interested in a career doing voices for animation and videogames? There are plenty of people around who'll take your money and tell you how to go about it, but here's 90 minutes of absolutely free advice from folks who work actively in the field. Hear from cartoon voice actors Gregg Berger, Julie Nathanson, and Debra Wilson, talent agent Sandie Schnarr (AVO Talent) and your moderator, voice director Mark Evanier (The Garfield Show).

Sunday July 23, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 25ABC

3:45pm

Alien-Predator Extended Universe: The Stories Continue
Editors/authors Jonathan Maberry (Joe Ledger, Aliens: Bug Hunt) and Bryan Thomas Schmidt (Predator: If It Bleeds, The X-Files: Secret Agenda' s "Border Time") discuss the expanded universe literature past, present, and future, including their anthologies Aliens: Bug Hunt and Predator: If It Bleeds, with author contributors and New York Times bestsellers Alan Dean Foster, Scott Sigler, and Seanan McGuire. Moderated by Steve Saffel (Titan Books).

Sunday July 23, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Room 5AB