Marvel revealed their 2018 Comic-Con plans, schedule, panels and autographs, which includes, comics, TV, animation, gaming and more.
Note: Marvel Studios will not be present at the SDCC again.
Comic-Con runs July 18-22.
MARVEL COMICS: Making Comics the Marvel Way
Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Talent Scout Rickey Purdin join a multitude of Mighty Marvel Guests to take you behind-the-scenes and show you how a Marvel comic book is made! Learn about every aspect of production including writing, penciling, inking, coloring, lettering, editing, and more—with creators on hand to offer personal insights and anecdotes. If you’re interested in the ins-and-outs of the comic book industry, this is the one panel you can’t miss!
MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER – FAN ACTIVATION
Starting at 10:00 AM Thursday, on-site through Sunday
Freeform is bringing “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” to “The Experience” at Petco Park. Starting July 19th at 10am, fans will have the opportunity to engage with two different interactive activations over the course of four days.
Tying into the “divine pairing” theme from “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger”, Freeform will recreate the iconic moment between the two leads Tyrone and Tandy when their powers interact. To recreate this, Freeform is fabricating a physical experience where participants are harnessed to a bungee that will propel them backwards from the force of their powers. A slow-motion recording will capture the moment which will also include an overlay effect that shows both the light and dark energy emitting from the participants. Fans will have the opportunity to share their videos on social media.
Fans can also stop by the ROXXON Corp station to create their own customized ROXXON Corp badge and lanyard. Each badge will include a secret code that is connected to a wide range of prizes from Sony PlayStation Vue and Freeform. After receiving their customized badge, fans will be able to pose for a photo with the ROXXON Corp sign.
MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS: Marvel Rising
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Marvel Rising brings together the next generation of Marvel Super Heroes for the next generation of Marvel fans. This is your chance to be among the first to see a sneak peek of this group of powered teens and their adventures that are full of heart, action, comedy, and powerful messages for every kind of Marvel fan. Join our Quake Chloe Bennet(“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, “Nashville”), our Squirrel Girl Milana Vayntrub (“This Is Us”, “Silicon Valley”), our Ms. Marvel Kathreen Khavari (“Big Little Lies”, “Marvel’s Avengers”), our Patriot Kamil McFadden (“K.C. Undercover”, “Grown Ups 2”), Mairghread Scott (Writer,Marvel Rising), Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment), Marsha Griffin (VP, Animation Current Series and Development), and Sana Amanat (VP, Content and Character Development) as well as additional surprise guests for an action-packed panel that will showcase the first look of the animated shorts, special announcements, and so much more.
MARVEL’S IRON FIST
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Be among the first to get the exclusive inside scoop on what’s in-store for season two of “Marvel’s Iron Fist” as Danny Rand and Colleen Wing set off on a new adventure as the protectors of lower NYC. Join Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb, and surprise guests in what is sure to be a high-octane panel you don’t want to miss!
MARVEL COMICS: Spider-Man
Editor Nick Lowe with his Amazing Friends Nick Spencer (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Donny Cates (VENOM) swing into SDCC with all the hottest spider-news! Nick Spencer ushers in a new era for Spidey that takes the web-head back to basics, while all-new Venom writer Donny Cates lays out what’s in store for the symbiotic hero in both the past and present in his definitive take on the character. Plus, learn the latest about your favorite spider-heroes from across time and space as they crawl closer and closer towards the EDGE OF SPIDER-GEDDON!
MARVEL: Cup O’Joe – Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary
Join Joe Quesada and fellow comics legend Jimmy Palmiotti as they reflect on the industry-redefining MARVEL KNIGHTS imprint as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. What was it like to pioneer this bold new storytelling style for Marvel’s heroes, and how has it impacted Marvel comics, movies, and television series over the last two decades? Learn about all this and more at this must-attend retrospective—and bring your own burning questions! Not to be missed by any fan of the Mighty Marvel Manner!
MARVEL: This Week in Marvel: Tales to Astonish
3:00pm – 4:00pm PT
Cool #seeeekrits revealed? Totally possible! An hour of fun stories and chit-chat with awesome people from Marvel? You better believe it! Join co-hosts Ryan “Agent M” Penagos and Jamie “Hasn’t Picked a Super Hero Name Yet” Freveleas they talk with Marvel editors, writers, and creatives about their Marvel origin stories, favorite story arcs, and more in this very special live episode of the This Week in Marvel podcast!
MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
San Diego will be getting a little taste of New Orleans! Meet series stars Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Emma Lahana, Ally Maki and executive producer/showrunner Joe Pokaski of the new hit summer series that redefined the Super Hero genre, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger”. Don’t miss this action-packed panel featuring a lively Q&A moderated by executive producer and head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, along with a special look at exclusive, never-before-been-seen footage. And don’t forget to tune-in to watch all-new episodes, Thursdays, 8/7c, on Freeform.
MARVEL COMICS: Next Big Thing
Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and star Executive Editor Nick Lowe are joined by Donny Cates (COSMIC GHOST RIDER, DEATH OF THE 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’ DEATH OF THE 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! If you want to learn about the biggest Marvel stories of 2018, this is the panel not to miss!
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
(EXTENDED SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK)- 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. Join executive producers Matt Nix and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb along with stars Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Skyler Samuels for an exclusive first-look at the upcoming second season; returning Tuesdays this Fall on FOX.
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!
MARVEL: True Believers*
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Join Executive Editor Nick Lowe along with creators Ryan North (UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL), Robbie Thompson(SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL), and Jeremy Whitley (UNSTOPPABLE WASP) for a private panel discussion of what’s happening inside the Marvel Universe. Get free merchandise, never-before-seen sneak peeks of upcoming comics, Q&A session, and more! Not to be missed! Open only to Marvel Unlimited Plus members and Marvel MasterCard cardholders.
*Panel line-up is subject to change. Free items available while supplies last. Must have valid ID and one of the following for entry: Marvel MasterCard Member – Event Invite, Marvel MasterCard, or event RSVP confirmation; Marvel Unlimited Plus Members – membership card, or MU+ order confirmation email.
MARVEL COMICS: X-Men
Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski, Sina Grace (ICEMAN), Seanan McGuire (X-MEN GOLD ANNUAL), Matthew Rosenberg(ASTONISHING X-MEN), and Tom Taylor (X-MEN RED) take you through the full spectrum of current X-Men madness! The Red, Blue, and Gold teams confront Atlanteans, uncertainty, and Extermination, and the secrets of a new X-team are revealed! Deadpool and X-23 both rediscover their roots, and the Astonishing team faces ever stranger challenges! Plus—stay for the whole panel for an exclusive giveaway variant comic!
MARVEL: Women of Marvel
12:30pm – 1:30pm PT
Across comic books, television, new media and more – the Women of Marvel are here! Join the conversation as this diverse and talented group of women to discuss the creative process, what it’s like working as a woman in comics today and what it means for the future of the industry! Panelists include Kat Khavari (Ms. Marvel voice actor), Milana Vayntrub (Squirrel Girl voice actor), Mairghread Scott (Marvel Rising feature writer), Kristi Reed (Marvel Rising voice director) and G. Willow Wilson (writer and co-creator for Marvel Rising), moderated by Sana Amanat (VP, Content and Character Development, Marvel) and Judy Stephens (Producer, Marvel).
MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Marvel Animation returns for the always action-packed, news-breaking panel where you’ll get eyefuls of never-before-seen information and sneak peeks… plus…as always…some surprise guests that’ll reveal waaay too much! GET THERE! You’ll also have a chance to meet the stars of your favorite Marvel Animation series at signing events at the Marvel booth (#2329) throughout the weekend.
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
“Legion” is the story of David Haller, a man who believed himself to be schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen. Along with a team of other extraordinarily gifted people, David learned to accept his true self and set out to defeat The Shadow King, who was on a path to attaining infinite and world-ending power. In season two, a series of mind-bending twists and turns called into question who is the hero, and who is the villain. Legion is based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. Join Executive Producers John Cameron and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb, along with co-EP, Nathaniel Halpern, plus cast members for a conversation on what to look forward to from Season 3.
Marvel Main Stage Signings:
2:30 – 3:30 – Marvel’s Iron Fist
4:00 – 4:45 – Marvel Games: Marvel’s Spider-Man Talent
5:00 – 6:00 – Marvel Rising: Initiation
11:15 – 12:15 – Marvel Studios: Avengers: Infinity War
1:00 – 2:00 – Marvel Studios Visual Development Team
10:00 – 11:00 – Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger
12:30 – 1:30 – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
3:30 – 4:00 – The Gifted
11:45 – 12:15 – Legion
3 :00 – 4:00 – Marvel Animation – Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest
Marvel Signing Station Schedule To Come
Marvel Booth Events
11:00 – 11:30 – Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Show: Welcome to SDCC 2018
12:00 – 12:30 – Marvel x Hyundai: Exclusive Reveal
1:00 – 1:30 – Marvel Becoming Cosplay Meetup
6:00 – 6:15 – Marvel Mastercard Giveaway
6:15 – 7:00 – Marvel Super Hero Happy Giveaway Hour
10:30 – 11:00 – This Week in Marvel : Behind the Mask of Marvel’s Spider-Man
12:30 – 12:45 – Marvel x Hyundai: Complete & Compete Challenge
2:00 – 2:15 – Marvel Mastercard Giveaway
2:30 – 3:00 – Women of Marvel Trivia Challenge
3:30 – 4:00 – Marvel’s Spider-Man Cosplay Costume Debut
4:15 – 4:45 – Marvel Games: Inside the Web of Marvel’s Spider-Man
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Marvel Super Hero Happy Giveaway Hour
11:30 – 12:00 – Marvel: Eat the Universe – LIVE!
1:45 – 2:30 – Russell Bobbitt Presents: Marvel Studios Props
2:45 – 3:15 – Unleash Your Inner Hero: MARVEL Powers United VR
5:30 – 6:30 – Marvel Becoming Costume Contest
10:45 – 11:15 – Marvel Becoming Kids Costume Event
12:30 – 1:00 – Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Show: MasterComics Theater
1:30 – 2:00 – Marvel: Comics n’ Coffee
4:00 – 4:15 – Marvel Mastercard Giveaway
4:15 – 5:00 – Marvel Super Hero Happy Giveaway Hour
Ready to witness all the epic action first-hand all weekend long? We know you are! Experience the Spidey universe like never before by heading to Marvel Booth #2329 to play one of the most anticipated games of the year, “Marvel’s Spider-Man.” Then, make your way to the FoxNext Booth #2543 and assemble your squad with the Super Hero RPG “MARVEL Strike Force” and take down the Kree warlord Ultimus.
Assemble in Hall H on Thursday, July 19 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM and get an inside look at the latest and greatest console, mobile, and VR content from Marvel Games! Hosted by Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller, the creative minds and teams at Marvel Games, along with Sony Interactive Entertainment, Insomniac Games, Oculus Studios, Nexon, FoxNext Games, and more, will give you the latest updates and looks at “Marvel Powers United VR,” “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” “MARVEL Strike Force,” “MARVEL Future Fight”, “Marvel Contest of Champions,” “Spider-Man Unlimited,” and “Marvel Puzzle Quest”! Joining Greg Miller on-stage, the Marvel Games panel includes Marvel Games’ very own Bill Rosemann (Executive Creative Director and Your Mann @ Marvel) and Mike Jones (VP and Executive Producer) as well as Insomniac Games’ Bryan Intihar (Creative Director, Marvel’s Spider-Man).
BOOTH DISCUSSIONS AND SIGNINGS
Want more? Of course you do—make your way to the Marvel Booth #2329 for some lively discussions and signings!
Thursday, July 19
4:00 PM – Marvel Games: Marvel’s Spider-Man Talent Signing
Meet the talent behind one of the most anticipated games of the year, Marvel’s Spider-Man coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4 system, including Bill Rosemann (Executive Creative Director, Marvel Games), Bryan Intihar (Creative Director, Insomniac Games), Ryan Smith (Game Director, Insomniac Games), Jacinda Chew (Art Director, Insomniac Games), Jon Paquette (Lead Writer, Insomniac Games), Yuri Lowenthal (Spider-Man/Peter Parker actor), and other special Spidey guests as they sign at the Marvel SDCC 2018 booth.
Friday, July 20
10:30 AM – This Week in Marvel: Behind the Mask of Marvel’s Spider-Man
Ryan Penagos (AKA Marvel’s Agent M), joined by special Spidey guests, bring you the details and some of the #seeeekrits behind Marvel’s Spider-Man, coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4 system.
3:30 PM – Marvel’s Spider-Man Cosplay Costume Debut
Inspired by one of the Web-Slinger’s new suits from Marvel’s Spider-Man, coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4 system, see the suit come to life by one of our master cosplayers. You’ve seen Spidey suits before — but never one like this!
4:15 PM – Marvel Games: Inside the Web of Marvel’s Spider-Man
Go behind-the-scenes with the team creating Marvel’s Spider-Man, coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4 system, and learn details every Web-Head will need to know to master Marvel’s New York.
Saturday, July 21
2:15 PM – Unleash Your Inner Hero: MARVEL Powers United VR
Get a special look at MARVEL Powers United VR before it launches exclusively on Oculus Rift!