Everything We Can’t Wait To See At San Diego Comic Con, Part Two: Saturday & Sunday [SDCC 2016]
San Diego Comic Con is without a doubt the biggest event on the industry’s calendar, and people will be flying from around the world to attend panels, watch trailers, meet creators, and make friends. This year’s event is bigger than ever, with so much going on every single day that it can be difficult to sift through all that information and decide how to spend your time.
Yesterday we gave a rundown on what to expect on Thursday and Friday, but things heat up as the weekend kicks in and the major studios make their presence known. Expect big reveals from Marvel Studios, DC's TV offerings and more, plus great panels featuring your favorite creators in comics.
MARCH: Featuring Congressman John Lewis
Room 23ABC - 10:00am
Civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis continues to fight for societal change, and with the conclusion of his graphic novel trilogy March, he joins collaborators Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell to talk about its completion. Plus, there will be exclusive advance copies of the third installment available to SDCC attendees.
DC Rebirth: Batman
Room 6DE - 11:15am
Scott Snyder, Tom King, James Tynion IV and more from DC’s Batman line of comics chat about the new direction of the franchise in the post-Rebirth DC Universe. With All-Star Batman only weeks away, there may just be a sneak peek at one of the biggest blockbuster comics of the year.
Boom Studios: Discover New Worlds
Room 24ABC - 12:30pm
Filip Sablik, Boom’s president of publishing and marketing, hosts a chat with some of the publisher’s most innovative creators about the ever-changing comics landscape, their newest stories, and the types of projects needed in the industry.
Room 6A -12:30pm
Some of the biggest big wigs in Marvel animation chat about the future of Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble and Guardians of the Galaxy with exclusive sneak peeks at upcoming episodes and surprise guests galore.
DC 75 Years of Wonder Woman
Room 6DE - 03:00pm
DC Comics is celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of one of its most iconic characters with special surprise guests and tributes to the enduring legacy of Diana of Themyscira.
Marvel: Cup O’ Joe
Room 6A - 03:00pm
Joe Quesada’s Cup O’ Joe panel is a San Diego tradition at this point, and this year he’s joined by Sana Amanat, Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen and more to talk about the year in Marvel Comics.
Supergirl Special Video Presentation And Q&A
Ballroom 20 - 03:30pm
The cast and crew of The CW’s upcoming second season of Supergirl will present a special video presentation before taking part in a Q&A discussing all the rumours and rumblings heading into the new season of the show.
Room 25ABC - 04:00pm
Staff from Marvel and Hasbro will discuss upcoming additions to the Marvel Legends line of action figures, as well as providing a sneak peek at upcoming toys in the line.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Special Video Presentation And Q&A
Ballroom 20 - 04:15pm
There are some major shake-ups coming to the second season of Legends of Tomorrow with the departure and addition of several new team members. Get a first look at the new season and the new team at this special video presentation.
Vulture Presents: Valiant Creators’ Roundtable
Room 8 - 04:30pm
Jody Houser, Robert Venditti, B. Clay Moore, and Joshua Dysart discuss creating superhero stories for the twenty-first century and building the Valiant Universe bigger and better.
The Flash Special Video Presentation And Q&A
Ballroom 20 - 05:00pm
Barry Allen changed the world when he went back in time to save his mother, and that means the Flashpoint is coming. Get a first look at the new world with the cast and crew of The Flash and the chance to get some answers heading into the third season.
Hall H - 05:30pm
Little is known about what Marvel Studios has planned for its panel at San Diego, but the word is there’ll be a significant presence from both Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Perhaps an announcement about Captain Marvel? There’s only one way to find out.
Arrow Special Video Presentation And Q&A
Ballroom 20 - 05:45pm
The end of the last season left Team Arrow shattered and still reeling from an incredibly personal loss. The cast and crew will be on hand to answer just how they can come back from the brink and what effect --- if any --- Flashpoint will have on the show.
Riverdale Pilot Screening and Q&A
Room 6BCF - 06:30pm
One of the most hotly anticipated pilots of the season, there’s a ton of buzz around the new live-action Archie adaptation, and you can get a first look and see if it’s just as bonkers as the reports have made out.
Black Comix Returns: African American Independent Comic Publishing
Room 28DE - 08:00pm
John Jennings and Damian Duffy --- co-editors of the Black Comix art book --- host a frank discussion on the realities of race and representation in independent comics, featuring an all-star panel including Ronald Wimberly, David Walker and Jeremy Love.
Darwyn Cooke Tribute
Room 25ABC - 08:00pm
Celebrate the life and career of the late Darwyn Cooke alongside some of his best friends, collaborators and mentors including Jimmy Palmiotti, Mike Allred and Bruce Timm.
Camp Out With Lumberjanes
Room 25ABC - 10:00am
The editors and creators behind Boom’s runaway success Lumberjanes discuss the ongoing development of the series, as well as the upcoming crossover with DC’s Gotham Academy.
Marvel: Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends
Room 5AB - 11:15am
Axel Alonso leads a panel featuring the best creators from the Spider-Man office including Peter David and Robbie Thompson as they unveil the secrets of upcoming event The Clone Conspiracy!
Marvel: Women of Marvel
Room 6DE - 12:30am
This year’s Women of Marvel panel at San Diego brings together people from throughout Marvel’s infrastructure, including comics, TV, digital and film to talk about the future of the comics industry and the major part that women will play in it.
20th Anniversary of DC’s Birds of Prey
Room 28DE - 02:00pm
Creators from the past two decades, including Chuck Dixon, Gail Simone and incoming writers Julie and Shawna Benson, discuss the importance of DC’s premier female-led superhero team to celebrate their twentieth anniversary.
Image Comics: Tomorrow’s Comics Today
Room 7AB - 02:00pm
Bryan Lee O’Malley, Jamie McKelvie, Jim Zub and more Image superstar creators discuss working on the hottest titles in comics and what does the term “mainstream comics” even more.
Bisexuality and Beyond: New Frontiers In Popular Culture
Room 28DE - 03:00pm
An all-star panel of creators from throughout media and pop culture discuss bisexual representation across all forms of media and what it’s like to be bisexual in the modern landscape.
Super Asian America
Room 29AB - Room 03:00pm
Creators, critics and professionals including Gene Luen Yang and Keith Chow discuss Asian-America ever evolving role of Asian-Americans in pop culture.