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Announcing DC Entertainment’s Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014 Panel and Signing Schedule

Announcing DC Entertainment’s Comic-Con International: San...

By Clark Bull Monday, July 21st, 2014

SDCC officially kicks off this Wednesday!

If you’re heading to Comic-Con International: San Diego this week, you won’t want to miss DC Entertainment’s terrific array of panels and talent signings throughout the course of the convention. Take a look at the panel schedule and some of the most coveted booth signings** below.

For the full list of signings, and to stay up to speed on all DC Entertainment happenings download the DC Entertainment Events App on Apple’s App Store or the Google Play Store. And please visit the DC Entertainment booth (#1915) to meet some of your favorite writers and artists!

And don’t forget to pick up this year’s con exclusives!

Hope to see you there!


Wednesday, 7/23/14

08:00-09:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Jim Lee*


Thursday, 7/24/14

10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. DC Collectibles
DCE Panelist(s):
Jim Fletcher, Kevin Kiniry
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: Jon Matthews, Dustin Nguyen
Action figures, statues, busts, PVC figures…DC Collectibles has them all – and more! Join the DC Collectibles crew, including VP – Creative Services Kevin Kiniry, Director – Creative Services Jim Fletcher, and artist Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Li’l Gotham) with sculptor Jon Matthews to hear how they come up with so many great products, and what’s coming up from comics’ top makers of awesome collectibles!
Room: 9

10:00-11:00am – Creator Signing
Talent: Jim Lee and Alex Sinclair*

11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. DC Entertainment All Access: 101
DCE Panelist(s):
Mark Doyle
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
DC Comics’ backlist is full of the most exciting stories ever told! New fans and veteran fans alike are welcome for an in-depth tutorial on the essential stories and products that make up DC Comics’ rich history. At DC Entertainment, there’s never been a better time to be a comics fan!
Room: 6DE 

12:30-1:30pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Scott Snyder*

2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. DC Digital: Download This!
DCE Panelist(s):
Hank Kanalz
Moderator(s): Larry Ganem
Talent: Marguerite Bennett, Ralph Garman, Marc Guggenheim, Kyle Higgins, Cat Staggs, Freddie E. Williams II
DC Entertainment’s digital initiative has been a pioneer in digital comics! Come get an exclusive look at the exciting series that make up the future of digital comics with the all-star talent including Ralph Garman (Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet), Marc Guggenheim (Arrow), Kyle Higgins (Batman Beyond), Kevin Smith (Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet),Cat Staggs (Sensation Comics), Freddie E. Williams II (Infinite Crisis) and others behind them!
Room: 6DE 

2:00-3:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Grant Morrison*

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m. DC Comics – Batman 75: Legends of the Dark Knight
DCE Panelist(s):
Geoff Johns, Jim Lee
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: Neal Adams, Frank Miller, Grant Morrison, Dennis O’Neil, Scott Snyder
In his 75 year publishing history, Batman has grown into one of the most popular and influential icons of all time. Don’t miss this historic panel with the legendary creators such as Neal Adams, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Frank Miller, Grant Morrison, Denny O’Neill, and Scott Snyder have shaped the Dark Knight into the hero he is today.
Room: 6BCF 

5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. DC Comics – Master Class: Art History
DCE Panelist/Moderator:
Mark Chiarello
Talent: Lee Bermejo, John Romita Jr, Nicola Scott
Class is in session as some of the greatest artists in the industry – Lee Bermejo (Before Watchmen: Rorschach, upcoming Suiciders), John Romita Jr (Superman), Nicola Scott (Earth 2) – take this panel to school with an in-depth look at their creative process! DC Comics is proud to spotlight these talented individuals for this exclusive, all-access look at what it’s like drawing for DC.
Room: 30CDE 

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. Mad about MAD
DCE Panelist(s):
Ryan Flanders, Sam Viviano
Moderator(s): John Ficarra
MAD, the country’s #1-selling humor magazine (in a field of 1), is dumber than ever! Join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra and art director Sam Viviano for a ridiculous peek at what’s happening at the magazine, and an epically, moronic Q&A that’s bound to be, well, MAD! (Prizes will be awarded for most moronic questions!) 
Room: 4

6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. Vertigo: Defy Conventions
DCE Panelist(s):
Shelly Bond, Will Dennis, Mark Doyle
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: Lee Bermejo, Mark Buckingham, Tula Lotay, Simon Oliver, Scott Snyder
Vertigo is back in San Diego and ready to blow your mind with trend-setting comics and top-notch talent including Lee Bermejo (upcoming Suiciders), Mark Buckingham (Fables, Fairest), Tula Lotay (Bodies), Simon Oliver (FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics), Scott Snyder (American Vampire, The Wake) and others! From horror to mythic fiction to sci-fi and beyond, join us and see what amazing new ideas are coming your way from the imprint that's on a mission to defy all your expectations!
Room: 5AB 

6:00-7:00pm – Creator Signing
Talent: John Romita Jr, Geoff Johns, and Klaus Janson*


Friday, 7/25/14

11:00am-12:00pm – Creator Signing 

Talent: Jim Lee*

11:15a.m. - 12:15p.m. DC Comics – Champions of Justice
DCE Panelist(s):
Geoff Johns
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: David Finch, Meredith Finch, Van Jensen, Jeff Lemire, Charles Soule, Robert Venditti
The heroes of DC Comics – The New 52 return to San Diego for a star studded, action packed panel with David Finch (Forever Evil, upcoming Wonder Woman), Meredith Finch (upcoming Wonder Woman), Van Jensen (Green Lantern Corps), Geoff Johns (Justice League, Superman), Jeff Lemire (Futures End, Green Arrow, Justice League United), Charles Soule (Red Lanterns, Superman/Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing), Robert Venditti (The Flash, Green Lantern) and others! Join the creators of DC Comics’ most powerful and influential heroes and heroines for a sneak peek of what is to come for these champions of justice!
Room: 6DE 

12:30-1:30pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Scott Snyder and Danny Miki*

1:45p.m. - 2:45p.m. DC Comics – Batman: The Eternal Dark Knight
DCE Panelist(s):
Mark Doyle
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: Marc Andreyko, Brian Buccellato, Pat Gleason, Greg Pak, Scott Snyder, Peter Tomasi
Even after 75 years of stories, the Bat-family comics couldn’t be any hotter! Join the talent behind the Dark Knight for an exclusive look at what’s in store for the World’s Greatest Detective! With Marc Andreyko (Batwoman), Brian Buccellato (Detective Comics), Pat Gleason (Batman and Robin), Greg Pak (Batman/Superman), Scott Snyder (Batman, Batman Eternal), Peter Tomasi (Batman and Robin) and others, there has never been a better time to walk the streets of Gotham City!
Room: 6DE 

3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. DC Comics – The Multiversity Enrollment
Editor:
Eddie Berganza
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: Grant Morrison, Cameron Stewart
It’s open enrollment for the biggest adventure in DC Comics’ history: THE MULTIVERSITY! Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, Cameron Stewart and a cast of unforgettable characters from 52 alternate Earths of the known DC Multiverse for a behind the scenes look at the cosmos-spanning, soul-shaking series that asks the question “How safe is your head?”
Room: 6DE 

4:00-5:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr*

4:15p.m. - 5:15p.m. DC Comics – No Boundaries!
Moderator(s):
Bob Wayne
Talent: Amanda Conner, Chad Hardin, Tom King, Jimmy Palmiotti, Sean Ryan, Tim Seeley
Prepare to redefine your definition of hero! The status quo of your favorite characters is jettisoned for a new beginning as GRAYSON, TEEN TITANS and HARLEY QUINN bring a fresh and gritty edge to DC Comics. Join Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn), Tom King (Grayson), Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Sean Ryan (New Suicide Squad), Tim Seeley (Grayson) and others – the talent behind this group of new comics – in a panel that is unlike any out there. Trust us, you don’t know how badly you want these books.
Room: 6DE 

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. DC Comics – Too Tough Trivia
DCE Panelist(s):
Eddie Berganza, Mike Cotton, Brian Cunningham, Rachel Gluckstern, Matt Idelson
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Think you know everything from Crisis on Infinite Earths to Blackest Night to Flashpoint? Come by and test your knowledge of the DC Universe from its inception all the way to The New 52 against DC’s finest minds to win some exclusive prizes!
Room: 5AB 


Saturday, 7/26/14

10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. DC Comics – Batman 75 Too Tough Trivia: Riddle Me This!
DCE Panelist(s):
Eddie Berganza, Mike Cotton, Brian Cunningham, Mark Doyle, Rachel Gluckstern, Matt Idelson
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Think you know everything there is to know about the Dark Knight Detective? How do you rank amongst fellow Bat-fans?  Test your Bat-knowledge and rise up to the challenge as this Batman-themed trivia panel will sure to rack the brains of even the most hardcore Bat-aficionados out there! It’s your chance to go Batty and win some exclusive prizes!
Room 6DE

11:00am-12:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Scott Snyder*

11:15a.m. - 12:30p.m. DC Comics – Superman: The Man of Tomorrow
DCE Panelist(s): Eddie Berganza, Geoff Johns
Moderator(s): Bob Wayne
Talent: Aaron Kuder, Ken Lashley, John Romita Jr, Charles Soule
The Last Son of Krypton is one of the most recognized pop culture icons of all time, and this year, Superman is set to soar to new heights! Come by for exclusive access on what makes The Man of Steel the hero that he is with people that bring him to life including Geoff Johns (Superman), Aaron Kuder (Action Comics), Ken Lashley (Superman: Doomed), John Romita Jr (Superman), Charles Soule (Superman/Wonder Woman) and others!
Room: 6DE  

12:45p.m. - 1:45p.m. DC Comics – The Weeklies
Moderator(s):
Bob Wayne
Talent: Marguerite Bennett, Ray Fawkes, Kyle Higgins, Dan Jurgens, Jeff Lemire, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Daniel H. Wilson
DC Comics – The New 52 is in the weekly business with ground-breaking series like Batman Eternal and Futures End. And with Earth 2: Worlds End on the horizon, the weeklies are part of the most exciting comic line since the launch of the New 52! Join the amazing cast of creators – Marguerite Bennett (upcoming Earth 2: Worlds End), Ray Fawkes (Batman Eternal), Kyle Higgins (Batman Eternal), Dan Jurgens (Futures End), Jeff Lemire (Futures End), Scott Snyder (Batman Eternal), James Tynion IV (Batman Eternal), Daniel H. Wilson (upcoming Earth 2: Worlds End) – behind this revolutionary storytelling for a look at what the future holds for these series.
Room: 6DE 

1:00-2:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr*

2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. DC Comics – New Places for Familiar Faces
Moderator(s):
Larry Ganem
Talent: Greg Capullo, David Finch, John Romita Jr.
DC Comics is proud to have Greg Capullo, David Finch, and John Romita Jr. working on three of the greatest heroes of our generation: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. For the first time ever, these three all-star creators sit down and discuss what it is like to work on the Trinity and what is in store for everyone’s favorite characters.
Room: 6DE 

2:30-3:30pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham*

4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. DC Entertainment – Batman 75th Anniversary
DCE Panelist(s):
Geoff Johns, Jim Lee
Moderator(s): John Cunningham
Talent: Kevin Conroy, Paul Dini, Ralph Garman, Peter Girardi, Bruce Timm
Throughout his 75 year history, the Dark Knight has become one of the most popular and widely recognized super heroes in the world. From comics to TV to movies to video games, the World’s Greatest Detective has permeated all entertainment mediums and beyond. Come by for a look at Batman’s rich history and what the future holds this pop culture icon with industry titans Kevin Conroy, Paul Dini, Ralph Garman, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Peter Girardi, Bruce Timm and other surprise guests!
Room: 6BCF 

6:00-7:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Jim Lee and Alex Sinclair*


Sunday, 7/27/14

10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
DC Entertainment All Access: 101
Moderator(s):
John Cunningham
Talent: Blair Herter, Tiffany Smith
Go behind the scenes of DC Entertainment with the hosts of DC ALL ACCESS Blair Herter and Tiffany Smith for an in-depth look at some of the most exciting stories ever told across DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD! New and veteran fans alike are welcome for a tutorial on the essential stories and products that make up DC Entertainment’s rich history.
Room: 6DE  

11:30am-12:30pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Scott Snyder and Danny Miki*

1:00-2:00pm – Creator Signing 
Talent: Jim Lee*

3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. DC Comics – My Secret Origin or How I Broke In to Comics
Moderator(s):
Larry Ganem
Talent: Nicola Scott, Scott Snyder, Charles Soule
The comics industry can be tough to break into! Come by for an inside look at how some of DC Entertainment’s top talent Nicola Scott (Earth 2), Scott Snyder (American Vampire, Batman, Batman Eternal, The Wake), Charles Soule (Red Lanterns, Superman/Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing) made their careers crafting the tales of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and more!
Room: 6DE


*This will be a ticketed event. All of our wristbands (for fans only – no exhibitors or professionals) for the day will be given out at show opening each day at the DC Entertainment booth (#1915). For the full list of signings check out the DC Entertainment App or visit the DC Entertainment Booth for more info.

**Panelists and schedules are subject to change.

Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014 takes place July 23-27 and is being held in the San Diego Convention Center located at 111 W. Harbor Drive in San Diego, California.