How is it the last day of SDCC!!?? Time has gone by way too fast for me and I’m not ready to say goodbye yet. At least there will be some more great panels going on today that can kind of ease the ache. These are a few panels that I thought looked interesting and will most likely have little to no wait time to get into.
Room 4 10:00
Alitha Martinez has been a fixture in the background of comics for 20 years. starting with her debut on the pages of Marvel’s Iron Man and continuing today on such titles as Marvel’s Moon Girl and Humanoid’s Omni, but did you know that Black Panther’s World of Wakanda was her second trip to Wakanda? Come discover someone who’s a self-described workhorse and the first woman of color to draw flagship titles for both Marvel and DC comics.
Raising Super Readers: Inside DC’s Middle Grade Graphic Novels
Room 11 11:00
It’s Sunday Family Day at the Con! Bring your kids to this fun discussion with your favorite DC writers and artists to get the inside scoop on DC’s new lineup of middle-grade graphic novels. Hear from Gustavo Duarte (Dear Justice League),Agnes Garbowska (DC Super Hero Girls), Art Baltazar (Superman of Smallville), and even more panelists on how they reimagined DC’s most popular superheroes for younger readers. And, get a preview of new stories to kick off the upcoming school year. Artists will also share their special drawing tips and tools of the trade, allowing you and your kids to walk away with a new set of drawing skills!
Fandom Meets YA
Room 23ABC 12:30
Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Stranger Things, Firefly . . . it’s a great time for those who love mystical, magical worlds. Bestselling and award-winning YA authors geek out over their favorite fandoms, discuss what’s next now that Endgame and Game of Thrones are over, and chat about how a love of all things fandom translates into the world of YA lit! Panelists: Tricia Levenseller, author (Daughter of the Pirate King, Warrior of the Wild), Mary E. Pearson, author (The Kiss of Deception, Dance of Thieves), A. G. Howard, author (Roseblood, Stain), Mary Weber, author (To Best the Boys, The Evaporation of Sofi Snow), C. B. Lee, author (Not Your Sidekick, Seven Tears at High Tide).
Ghost Adventures Live
Room 7AB 1:00PM
Travel Channel brings you the paranormal investigators and stars of their hit series Ghost Adventures, LIVE at Comic-Con! Zak Bagans and his paranormal team share stories from their most memorable and horrifying encounters. Fans will get the chance to hear firsthand all of the behind-the-scenes details that go into creating this cult-favorite show. The team will also debut never-before-seen footage! Those in attendance will have the chance to ask their own burning questions and see some of the infamous ghost-hunting gadgets up close. Plus, they’ll receive an exclusive giveaway and be among the first to hear exciting news from the team! Panelists include Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley.
The Science of Spider-man: Far From Home
Room 7AB 2:00PM
Following up on his hit WonderCon panel The Science of Avengers: Endgame,Nerdist’s science editor and host of Because Science Kyle Hill (The Science of Mortal Kombat, MythBusters: The Search) breaks down the actual science behind Marvel’s latest web-slinging adventure, with help from star YouTubers Allen Pan(Sufficiently Advanced, MythBusters: The Search), Dianna Cowern (Physics Girl), Alie Caldwell (Neuro Transmissions, SciShow), and Kishore Hari (community organizer for Adam Savage’s Tested website). Q&A session to follow.
Where Do Ideas Come From?
Room 28DE 3:00PM
Staring down a deadline? Running in fear from a blank page? Veteran writer/editor Barbara Randall Kesel (Shadowzone, Hawk & Dove) delivers a solution or three at hummingbird speed! For writers and artists, new or seasoned. Motivation or entertainment-you decide!
The Making Of Zero’s Journey
Room 29AB 4:00PM
Hear from the team behind The Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journeygraphic novel series to learn about the comic’s creative process. They’ll be talking about the film that started it all, how it inspired this new story, and what it’s like working with such an influential property. And stick around after the Q&A for a giveaway!