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Comic-Con 2018 Schedule for Saturday, July 21

Comic-Con International has posted the schedule for Saturday, July 21! You can view the full schedule here and below are the panels and events that we’ll be looking forward to. Stay tuned to’s Comic-Con Hub for all the latest updates! Which panels/events on the Comic-Con 2018 schedule for Saturday are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments below.

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DC My Secret Origin

They say breaking up is hard to do . . . but breaking into comics may be tougher! Who was in a punk band? Who went to art school? Who was a DC intern before becoming a writer? Come by for an inside look at how some of DC’s top-notch talent broke in, crafting the tales of your favorite DC superheroes!

Saturday July 21, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Room 6DE

Warner Brothers Theatrical

Get a first look at the studio’s highly anticipated future releases. Films and special panelists TBA.

Saturday July 21, 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm

Hall H

Black Lightning Special Video Presentation and Q&A

Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, he must return as Black Lightning to save not only his family but also the soul of his community. Series stars and producers give an electrifying look at season 2! In addition to Williams, the supercharged series stars China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, Damon Gupton, and James Remar. Based on the characters from DC, Black Lightning is from Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil, and Sarah Schechter. Black Lightning returns this fall to The CW on Tuesdays (9/8c).

Saturday July 21, 2018 11:00am – 11:45am

Ballroom 20

DC World’s Finest

Some of DC’s most brilliant and creative minds have been gathered to give comic book fans insights into how they make the DC universe a non-stop E-ticket thrill ride with every issue! Drop in on this panel and check out what they’ve got in store next for The World’s Greatest Super-Heroes!

Saturday July 21, 2018 11:15am – 12:15pm

Room 6DE


After a mind-blowing season 1 finale that saw Krypton’s history drastically rewritten, the future of Superman has never been in greater jeopardy. The cast and creators of SYFY’s hit series discuss the many surprises of the first season and give an inside look into what fans can expect in season 2.

Saturday July 21, 2018 12:00pm – 12:50pm

Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Big Hero 6: The Series Heroes Return

Executive producers and cast of Disney Channel’s animated superhero comedy series discuss Big Hero 6: The Series. Executive producers Mark McCorkle, Robert Schooley, and Nick Filippi (Kim Possible, Penguins of Madagascar) will be joined by the original actors from the feature film who have joined the show, including Scott Adsit (Veep, 30 Rock), Ryan Potter (Titans, Big Hero 6), Jamie Chung (The Gifted, Gotham, The Hangover 2, Suckerpunch), Genesis Rodriguez (Run All Night, Identity Theft, Man on a Ledge, Tusk, Casa de Mi Padre), plus new cast members Brooks Wheelan (Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central’s The Half Hour) and Khary Payton (The Walking Dead, Teen Titans Go!, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Young Justice). Panelists will discuss bringing the feature film to life for TV, introduce you to exciting new characters, and play never-before-seen footage from the series.

Saturday July 21, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Room 6A

DC New Age of Heroes

Whether it’s deadly assassins, a walking weapon of mass destruction, clandestine conflicts between shadowy cabals, or a team of heroes seeking redemption, DC’s New Age of Heroes continues to embody the spirit of epic adventure and bravery that has thrilled fans for ages! Hear firsthand about what’s to come from the writers and artists bringing this new yet familiar style of superhero storytelling to DC!

Saturday July 21, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Room 6DE

Lara Croft’s Defining Moment: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

The creative team and cast behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider share new details about Lara Croft’s newest adventure, in which Lara must become the Tomb Raider she is meant to be. Jill Murray (lead writer), Heath Smith (lead game designer), Rich Briggs (senior brand director), and panelists Camilla Luddington (performance artist for Lara Croft) and Early Baylon (performance artist for Jonah Maiava) will be joining moderator Andrea Rene.

Saturday July 21, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Room 5AB

Manifest Special Video Presentation and Q&A

When Montego Air Flight 828 landed safely in New York after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers were relieved. Yet in the span of those few hours, the world had aged five years and their friends, families, and colleagues, after mourning their loss, had given up hope and moved on. Now, faced with the impossible, they’re all given a second chance. But as their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the returned passengers soon realize they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible. From executive producers Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future movies, Cast Away, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Polar Express, What Lies Beneath, Contact), Jack Rapke (Cast Away, The Polar Express, What Lies Beneath), and Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura, The Tomorrow People, Boston Legal, Miss Match, The Practice) comes an emotionally rich, unexpected journey into a world grounded in hope, heart, and destiny. The cast includes Melissa Roxburgh (Valor, Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies), Josh Dallas (Once Upon a Time, Thor), Athena Karkanis (Zoo, The Lottery), J. R. Ramirez (Jessica Jones, Power), Luna Blaise (Fresh Off the Boat), newcomer Jack Messina and Parveen Kaur (Beyond, Saving Hope). David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Collateral Beauty, Entourage, Band of Brothers, From the Earth to the Moon) directed the pilot, for which he also served as executive producer. Manifest premieres this fall airing Mondays at 10/9c on NBC and is produced by Compari Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Saturday July 21, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

DC Essential

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 panel for you! A panel of experts is here to help you along your journey through the wonderful world of comics, from the back of your longboxes to the newest on the shelves at your local comic book shop.

Saturday July 21, 2018 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Room 6DE

Marvel Comics: Next Big Thing

Editor-in-chief C. B. Cebulski and executive editor Nick Lowe are joined by Donny Cates (Cosmic Ghost Rider, Death of Inhumans) and Margaret Stohl (Life of Captain Marvel) to discuss the startling stories and initiatives that are truly the next big things in the Marvel Universe! In Fantastic Four, the Richards family is heading back to Earth, but they still have one more cosmic obstacle to overcome. Meanwhile, the specter of death hangs around the Inhumans and the Ghost Rider of a dark future in Donny Cates’s Death of Inhumans and Cosmic Ghost Rider. And as the Infinity Wars ignite, are any characters truly safe? All this, plus learn more about the definitive origin of Captain Marvel, as Margaret Stohl opens up about Life of Captain Marvel.

Saturday July 21, 2018 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Room 6A


The Gifted

From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, season 2 of The Gifted picks up after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. The Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict. Executive producers Matt Nix and Jeph Loeb and stars Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Skyler Samuels show an exclusive first look at the upcoming season. Returning Tuesdays this fall on FOX. See an extended season 2 sneak peek!

Saturday July 21, 2018 2:30pm – 3:15pm

Marvel Comics: Meet the Editor-in-Chief

This is your chance to meet the new head of editorial at Marvel! In this exclusive one-on-one interview led by Skottie Young (Deadpool), freshly minted editor-in-chief C. B. Cebulski will talk about anything and everything involved in what’s next for Marvel. Want to know where to search for the Infinity Stones? Dying to find out what’s next for Wolverine? What does Forbush Man really look like without his helmet? Ask C. B. these questions and more in the Q&A! Plus, don’t miss a surprise exclusive giveaway variant comic.

Saturday July 21, 2018 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Room 6A

Supergirl Special Video Presentation and Q&A

Season 3 saw Supergirl stop Reign and the other Worldkillers’ threat to humanity and our planet, and in the process Kara was shocked to find her mother Alura alive and living in a salvaged Argo City that survived the destruction of Krypton. Reconnecting with her past caused Kara to realize that her true home is now here on Earth, where big changes are taking place for her and all of her friends in National City and also, it appears, for a doppelganger in Russia! Season 4 promises to be full of surprises, action, adventure, and lots of big revelations for Supergirl, Alex, James, J’onn, Lena, and Brainy. The series’ cast and creative team give a special video presentation, followed by a Q&A where they’ll discuss what’s to come and more! From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, Supergirl’s fourth season will premiere in its new Sunday 8/7c time slot on The CW this fall.

Saturday July 21, 2018 3:30pm – 4:15pm

Ballroom 20

Skybound Entertainment: Comics and Creators

Some of Skybound’s top talent-including Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Oblivion Song), Daniel Warren Johnson (Extremity), Donny Cates (Redneck), and Sean Mackiewicz (Gasolina)-discuss their published works and the comics industry as a whole.

Saturday July 21, 2018 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Room 8

The Orville

From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane, The Orville is back for season 2! Some of the crew members of the U.S.S. Orville, including Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, and Scott Grimes, along with executive producers David A. Goodman, Brannon Braga, and Jon Cassar, give an exclusive look at some of the new and exciting missions in the upcoming second season.

Saturday July 21, 2018 4:00pm – 4:50pm

Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Hasbro Marvel

The Hasbro and Marvel product experts discuss some exciting news around Hasbro’s ever-popular Marvel Legends action figure line. Attendees will get a sneak peek of upcoming, never-before-seen Marvel action figures, followed by Q&A for your Marvel action figure questions.

Saturday July 21, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Room 25ABC

Spotlight on Scott McCloud: 25 Years of Understanding Comics

Award-winning author, graphic novelist, and deep thinker Scott McCloud (Making Comics, The Sculptor) goes in for a fast and funny deep dive into the extraordinary era of invention and revolution that followed the publication of his landmark book Understanding Comics -and why his next project may be the most ambitious yet!

Saturday July 21, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Room 29AB

Arrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A

There have been no shortage of close calls for Oliver Queen when it comes to protecting his superhero identity, but in the season 6 finale, he was finally backed into a corner and forced to reveal himself to the world as the Green Arrow. Now, Oliver will come face to face with many of the criminals he placed behind bars, as he makes a new home for himself at Slabside Maximum Security Prison. Oliver will find himself vulnerable in a way unlike ever before when a mysterious new enemy begins to unravel his work as Green Arrow, challenging him to redeem his name or risk losing everything. Join the cast and producers to be among the first to learn more about what this means for Oliver and the rest of his team. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, Arrow will return to The CW this fall on Mondays at 9/8c.

Saturday July 21, 2018 4:15pm – 5:00pm

Ballroom 20

Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray

As the most acclaimed superhero animated television series in history, Batman: The Animated Series has captured the imaginations of generations with its innovative designs, perfect voices, and landmark approach to characters and stories. In late 2018, fans will finally be able to enjoy a remastered Blu-ray release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Join many of the key forces behind Batman: The Animated Series for a celebration of the series and the first announcement of details of the upcoming Blu-ray box set. Panelists include producers Bruce Timm (Batman: The Killing Joke), Alan Burnett (Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay) and Eric Radomski (Batman: Mask of the Phantasm); 8-time Emmy Award-winning voice director Andrea Romano; actors Kevin Conroy, the fan-favorite voice of Batman, and Loren Lester (Rock ‘n’ Roll High School), voice of Robin; and some other beloved Bat-surprises.

Saturday July 21, 2018 4:15pm – 5:15pm

Room 6DE

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A

After defeating Mallus by cuddling him to death with a giant stuffed animal named Beebo, the Legends were ready to ease off the gas. That was until Constantine arrived to inform them that, in solving one major problem, they have created another, much larger one. When the Legends let time crumble in order to release and defeat Mallus, the barrier between worlds softened. History is now infected with “Fugitives,” magical creatures from myths, fairytales, and legends. Having been expelled throughout time by people like Constantine, these Fugitives are now returning to our world in droves and making a real mess of things. So when all hell breaks loose, who ya gonna call? That’s right, the Legends! Join the cast and creators of The CW’s zaniest superhero series at their annual Comic-Con panel for an in-person look at what makes this time-traveling crew tick. From Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will return to The CW this fall on Mondays at 8/7c.

Saturday July 21, 2018 5:00pm – 5:45pm

Ballroom 20

Deadpool 2 Panel

Prepare for the ultimate superhero landing as Deadpool and pals drop into Hall H for an hour of maximum effort. Expect dirty jokes, broken fourth walls, maybe some spandex, and real, live unicorns!*

*Panel may not actually include mythical creatures.

Saturday July 21, 2018 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Hall H

DC: Tom King

Don’t miss your chance to hear award-winning writer Tom King speak about how his former life as a CIA operative inspires his outright intense and creative stories! His latest epic creation called Heroes in Crisis focuses on superhero trauma and how a life of fighting crime can have a psychological effect on them.

Saturday July 21, 2018 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Room 6DE

The Flash Special Video Presentation and Q&A

Matching wits with The Thinker, who by season’s end had harnessed the powers of all 12 bus metas he created, stretched Team Flash to its limits, but with the help of some new allies, Barry Allen (a.k.a. The Flash) and company were able to put a stop to the Enlightenment and save Central City once again. However, with the arrival of Barry and Iris’s speedster daughter Nora, who appears from the future admitting to having made a “big mistake,” things are anything but status quo. Will parenthood be the challenge that finally slows the Flash down? For answers to this and all your other season 5 questions, please join the cast and creators of The CW’s highest-rated series at their annual Comic-Con panel. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, The Flash will return to The CW this fall on Tuesdays at 8/7c.

Saturday July 21, 2018 5:45pm – 6:30pm

Ballroom 20

Deadly Class

Be the first to get a sneak peek of SYFY’s new series Deadly Class, based on the graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig. Executive produced by the Russo Brothers (Avengers: Infinity War), Deadly Class follows the story of Marcus, a teen living on the streets who is recruited into King’s Dominion, an elite private academy where the world’s top crime families send their next generations. The cast and creators give a preview of the first season.

Saturday July 21, 2018 6:00pm – 6:50pm

Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

An Evening with Kevin Smith

If you’re into it, Kevin Smith wants to use his mouth on you. The podcasting director returns to the Hall H stage after nearly dying of a heart attack back in February! Hear him talk about directing Supergirl and Flash, his new show Hollyweed, and the forthcoming sequel, Jay & Silent Bob Reboot!

Saturday July 21, 2018 6:45pm – 8:15pm

Hall H


Deadpool 2 Screening

Deadpool is bringing a little something special to Comic-Con. Be the first to see a special screening of Deadpool 2 and maybe some surprises. Deadpool costumes are encouraged, but not required, but give it your maximum effort.

Saturday July 21, 2018 10:00pm – 12:00am

Horton Grand Theatre

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