Marvel takes San Diego by storm during Comic Con International, from July 20-24!
Marvel will be in full force to provide an exclusive look into all things Marvel at booth #2329, but we won't stop there! No one can compare to what Marvel has planned, because we’re running a veritable cornucopia of panels throughout Comic-Con. If you’re a True Believer--and we know you are--you can’t afford to miss out on these Marvel panels! Trust us, no fan will be disappointed because whether you’re a lifelong Marvelite or a casual fan, there will be something for you to enjoy.
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THURSDAY, JULY 21
|Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way Panel
You have the talent. You have the imagination. You have the “Go get ‘em Tiger” determination that would make the Bullpen proud. But where do you go from there? Discover the next step in your budding comics career with world-renowned talent scout C.B. Cebulski, Skottie Young (OZMA OF OZ), Humberto Ramos (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Marvel SVP of Brand Planning & Communications Mike Pasciullo, as they give you all the right pointers towards getting a foot in the door at Marvel Comics. Discussing all entry points across every department, this can’t-miss panel is must for all Marvel hopefuls!
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Pacific
|Marvel Digital: What's Next?! Comics...and Beyond! Panel
Join members of the Marvel Digital Media Group for the first word on Marvel digital comics, casual games, original streaming video productions, social media outreach and the future of Marvel’s ever-expanding digital endeavors.
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Pacific
|Marvel: The Next Big Thing Panel
The Marvel Universe is where the biggest comic stories happen--so wouldn’t you like to be the first to know what we’ve got planned? Get the latest news on Marvel’s plan for their biggest heroes and villains, with some surprises along the way! Join panelists Greg Pak (INCREDIBLE HULKS), Jonathan Hickman (FF), Jim McCann (MARVEL ZOMBIES CHRISTMAS CAROL), Nick Spencer (ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN), Editor in Chief Axel Alonso and more as they answer all your burning questions while giving you a sneak-peek at the future of Marvel!
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Pacific
FRIDAY, JULY 22
|Year of the X-Men Panel
The bonds of brotherhood have been broken between Cyclops and Wolverine, as their feud reaches its boiling point--tearing the X-Men apart in X-MEN: SCHISM. But after the dust settles, what’s next for the X-Men and their allies? Enter X-Men Regenesis, where we answer all your questions and reveal exclusive details about what’s next! You've got questions & these people have answers! Writers Marjorie Liu (X-23), Rick Remender (UNCANNY X-FORCE), Chris Yost (X-MEN: FIRST TO LAST) and Editor in Chief Axel Alonso are on hand to lay out what's going on with the X-Men for this all-new, all-DEADLY panel!
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
|Amazing Spider-Man and his Avenging Friends Panel
Spider-Man’s riding high after hitting the Big Time, but it’ll all come crashing down this summer in Spider-Island! It’s the fight of his life and we’ve got an in-depth look inside the event that changes the course of Peter Parker’s life. But ol’ Web-Head isn’t the only New Yorker with a major storyline this summer! Daredevil makes his return, Punisher wages a new war, Venom explores the dark side of saving the world and more of your favorite heroes are back with a vengeance! Sit down with our spectacular panel of creators, including Zeb Wells (AVENGING SPIDER-MAN), Rick Remender (VENOM), Mark Waid (DAREDEVIL), Greg Rucka (PUNISHER), Humberto Ramos (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN), Senior Editor Steve Wacker, Editor in Chief Axel Alonso and more as they lay the groundwork for New York City’s greatest heroes. And don’t forget to grab your exclusive Daredevil pin--only at this panel!
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
|Sony Panel featuring "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"
"Ghost Rider-Spirit of Vengeance"
After blazing a trail around the globe in the worldwide hit "Ghost Rider," Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze in Columbia Pictures' "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." Still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter, Blaze is hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect to save a young boy (Fergus Riordan) from the devil (Ciaran Hinds). At first, Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider again, but it is the only way to protect the bo --and possibly rid himself of his curse forever. Live on stage: directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor ("Crank") and stars Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba and Johnny Whitworth.
"The Amazing Spider-Man"
The amazing Spider-Man is back on the big screen, shot in 3D for the first time, and will be swinging into your neighborhood on July 3, 2012. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary and Martin Sheen, as well as Sally Field, and directed by Marc Webb, "The Amazing Spider-Man"'s new creative team will be taking a whole new direction in the unfolding saga of everyone's favorite web-slinger. Appearing in person are producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach, director Marc Webb, and our own Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy--Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.
4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
|Marvel Television Presents: Anime on G4 Panel
Marvel Television and G4 take your favorite characters--Iron Man, Wolverine, The X-Men and Blade--to Japan to tell their stories in a whole new way, beautifully animated by the anime masters at Madhouse. Also, watch a never-before-seen episode with Marvel’s Head of TV, Jeph Loeb and surprise guests! Plus, get a sneak peek at The X-Men’s explosive first episode.
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
|A Strange Tale of a Panel: Indie Creators on Marvel's Strange Tales
Excelsior! Show up early and stay late as some of comics' best indie creators come out of the closet, revealing themselves as maniacal Marvel madmen. Witness twisted love for some of mainstream comics' best characters! Forbidden fantasies fulfilled! Shannon "Too Much Coffee Man" Wheeler comes clean about his eco-terrorist Red Skull; Jhonen "The Homicidal Maniac" Vasquez mulls over M.O.D.O.K.; and Jeffrey"Incredible Change-bots" Brown messes with the Merry Mutants. And more major terrific talents join this core crew, spilling secret stories from Marvel's STRANGE TALES.
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, JULY 23
|Activision Panel Featuring "Spider-Man: Edge of Time" and "X-Men Destiny"
Legends from across the Marvel landscape and the entertainment industry come together in one epic panel to discuss their roles in the upcoming Activision Marvel video games "X-Men Destiny" and "Spider-Man: Edge of Time." Comic book legend Stan Lee reflects upon the latest adventures of his creations with famed Marvel writer Peter David (creator of Spider-Man 2099) and Marvel VP of Games TQ Jefferson. Dee Brown, studio head of Beenox, and Jullian Spillane, project director of Silicon Knights, give everyone an inside look into how they balance staying true to the Marvel universe while bringing something original and exciting to fans in a video game. A talented voice cast of known celebrities rounds out the legends to discuss bringing Marvel characters to life in the games. Finally, see an exclusive preview of never-before-seen footage for the upcoming games, and enter a chance to win a one-of-a-kind poster signed by Stan Lee himself at the panel! Moderated by Agent M aka Ryan Penagos, Editorial Director of Marvel.com.
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
|Marvel Televesion Presents Panel
Marvel’s Head of TV, Jeph Loeb, brings the inside scoop on Marvel’s latest series that take your favorite heroes from page to screen. Get a first look at the premiere of "The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" season 2, a sneak peek at a certain ULTIMATE webslinger, and a few other surprises from Marvel Television.
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
|Marvel vs. Capcom Panel
Fighting fans! Come to this panel to hear the fantastic news about this legendary fighting game franchise straight from producer Ryota Niitsuma. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek as well as a chance to come onstage to showcase your fighting skills against each other for fantastic prizes. Followed by a Q&A session.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
|Marvel Video Games Panel
Learn all about "Spider-Man: Edge of Time," "X-Men Destiny," "Captain America: Super Soldier," "Super Hero Squad Online," "Super Hero Squad 3DS" and "uDraw," "Marvel Pinball" and the "Marvel Universe" MMO. Also, find out some exciting new details about the future of "Marvel vs. Capcom 3" and other Marvel games via exclusive trailers, surprise reveals and Q&A with the game creators from some of the industry's top publishers.
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
|Hasbro: Marvel Panel
The marketing and design teams for this year's Thor, Captain-America: The First Avenger, Spider-Man and Marvel Universe lines present all the latest toys. Also, get a sneak peek into the 2012 lines! Includes Q&A time.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
|Cup O' Joe Panel
This is it, Mighty Marvel fans--the no-holds-barred, anything goes, full of surprises panel you wait all year for, and it's here! Marvel's Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada takes on all questions, shocks the audience with jaw-dropping announcements and keeps you guessing with surprise guests. You never know who will show up, but you better be here, because this is the panel that everyone will be talking about!
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
Women of Marvel Panel Presented by Oxygen
Forget Spider-Woman & Emma Frost, meet the real Ms. Marvels of the comic world! Join women from every discipline in the creative process at Marvel to hear what it's like working as a woman in comics today. These ladies are busting through the four-color ceiling! Guests include host Grace Randolph (The Watcher), writer Marjorie Liu (X-23), artist Christina Strain (RUNAWAYS) and more, brought to you by Oxygen.
Fear Itself Panel
|Disney/Marvel Team-Up Panel
Everyone wondered what would happen when the Mouse House got together with the House of Ideas, and the answer is an amazing assortment of Marvelous kids books! Editors from Disney Publishing Worldwide and Marvel unveil their new line of Marvel Origin Storybooks for kids, featuring modern retellings of some of Marvel's most iconic characters, such as Thor, Captain America, Spider-Man and the X-Men. From artwork to film adaptations to beginner books, find out all the upcoming excitement from the combined might of Disney and Marvel. With Ruwan Jayatilleke, Senior Vice President, Marvel; Rich Thomas, Global Editorial Director, Disney Publishing Worldwide; and Michael Siglain, Senior Editor, Disney Publishing Worldwide.
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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