Want the DCU San Diego Comic-Con panel information? You got it

Want the DCU San Diego Comic-Con panel information? You got...

By DCE Editorial Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
Plane ticket? Check. Hotel? Check. To-Do list? Enter The Source. Because, believe it or not, San Diego Comic-Con is only a few short weeks away, we think it'd be downright cruel for us to not tell you what we've got planned at the show on the DCU front. So, without further ado, here's our panel schedule: THURSDAY, JULY 23 11:45-12:45 Superman: Two Worlds Room 6DE 2:15-3:15 Spotlight on Geoff Johns Room 6DE 5:00-6:00 JSA: The Great Society Room 5AB FRIDAY, JULY 24 12:30-1:30 Batman: New Dynamic Room 6DE 3:00-4:00 DC Nation Room 6DE 4:30-5:30 Wednesday Comics Room 5AB SATURDAY, JULY 25 11:30-12:30 Spotlight on Francis Manapul Room 4 12:45-2:00 DCU Editorial Presentation Room 6B 2:15-3:15 Green Lantern: Blackest Night Room 6quad SUNDAY, JULY 26 12:00-1:00 Spotlight on Bill Willingham Room 2 2:00-3:00 Sunday Conversation with Dan DiDio Room 2 For the detailed panel descriptions, click on that handy "read more" link below. Want the full list of what DC Comics has planned? Well, here you go. Thursday, July 23rd 11:45-12:45 Superman: Two Worlds Torn between New Krypton and Earth, The Man of Steel has only just begun his latest adventure. You’ve seen the stories. A new planet of Kryptonians. Scores of super-powered beings. The people behind Superman’s future are here to face the most trying times in his life. Meet the talented folks behind Superman as they give you a glimpse of what is in store for our favorite Super-family. Featuring Superman Group Editor Matt Idelson, Geoff Johns (Adventure Comics, Superman: Secret Origins), Greg Rucka (Action Comics), James Robinson (Superman), Sterling Gates (Supergirl), Renato Guedes (Superman), and more! Room 6DE 2:15-3:15 Spotlight on Geoff Johns He is the mastermind behind the smash-hit, critically acclaimed Flash: Rebirth and DC’s most anticipated book of the year, Green Lantern: Blackest Night. Wondering what makes Geoff Johns tick? Don’t miss this panel hosted by Eddie Berganza, Group Editor—DCU, interviewing one of the most exciting talents in the DCU. Room 6DE 5:00 -6:00 JSA: The Great Society DC’s legendary super-team enters a new era with top talent and explosive storylines in the second half of 2009! Get the inside scoop on everything JSA right here including info on the exciting spin-off title Magog and the main series Justice Society of America from the creative minds behind the franchise. Hosted by DC’s Senior Group Editor, Mike Carlin, with top talents Bill Willingham (JSA), Matt Sturges (JSA), Freddie Williams (Final Crisis Aftermath: Run), Amanda Conner (Power Girl), Jimmy Palmiotti (Power Girl) and more! Room 5AB Friday, July 24th 12:30-1:30 Batman: New Dynamic Now that the Battle for the Cowl has ended, what adventures lie ahead for the new Dark Knight? Join Group Editor Michael Marts, Paul Dini (Detective Comics), Dustin Nguyen (Detective Comics), Greg Rucka (Detective Comics), and more as they discuss the legend of Batman and what the future holds for the newest man behind the bat. Room 6DE 3:00-4:00 DC NATION Calling all NATION recruits! Bring your friends and hear top talent discuss where the DC NATION is heading from 2009 and beyond. Sr. VP - Executive Editor Dan DiDio hosts this exciting discussion with Ian Sattler, James Robinson, Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka, and more! Join them for a VIP look into the most talked about stories and events of the summer! Room 6DE 4:30-5:30 Wednesday Comics Wednesday Comics gives a fresh twist to a grand comics tradition by reinventing the classic newspaper comics section and filling it to the brim with today's top talent and characters! Learn all you need to know about DC's excitingly innovative weekly 12-issue series from the title's mastermind, DCU Editorial Art Director Mark Chiarello, and an all-star list of panelists! Believe us; you've never seen a panel or a project like this! Room 5AB Saturday, July 25th 11:30-12:30 Spotlight on Francis Manapul The hot up-and-coming artist Francis Manapul takes the stage to discuss his kinetic art on one of the most anticipated projects of the year: Adventure Comics with Geoff Johns! Hosted by Group Editor Matt Idelson see what’s it like illustrating the return of Superboy. Come find out from one of the freshest artists in the biz! Room 4 12:45-2:00 DCU Editorial Presentation Dan DiDio, Senior VP / Executive Editor DCU, Ian Sattler, Senior Story Editor—DCU, and countless DCU talent are gathering for a discussion that’s not to be missed. Now that Blackest Night is upon us, what lies ahead for your favorite heroes? Got a question for your favorite DCU creator? Come on by! There’s no greater gathering of top-tier creative talent! Room 6B 2:15-3:15 Green Lantern: Blackest Night The dead are rising in the DCU – who will survive when the Blank Lantern Corps attacks? This is your only chance to hear what’s coming up in Blackest Night, the most anticipated comic event of the year! Featuring all the key figures behind the biggest, coolest threat to the DCU in years! Hosted by Group Editor Eddie Berganza with Geoff Johns (Green Lantern), Pat Gleason (Green Lantern Corps) and others! Room 6QUAD Sunday, July 26th 12:00-1:00 Spotlight on Bill Willingham Both a master storyteller and an incredible artist, Bill Willingham has created a huge following for his best-selling books. His credits range from the DCU’s Justice Society of America, Salvation Run and Robin- to the already- classic Vertigo titles Fables and Jack of Fables and the new House of Mystery. Hosted by Vertigo Group Editor, Shelly Bond with Fables co-horts Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha. Room 2 2:00–3:00 Sunday Conversation with Dan DiDio As the con comes to a close, sit back and unwind as Dan DiDio and friends invite you to a relaxed Sunday afternoon comics discussion. Share your opinions and listen to others as some of comics’ biggest names talk about their love of all things comics. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Room 2