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Countdown to Comic-Con: The Full DC Entertainment Panel Schedule

Countdown to Comic-Con: The Full DC Entertainment Panel...

By Tim Beedle Tuesday, July 7th, 2015


Photo Courtesy of San Diego Convention Center

Start lining up now! DC Entertainment’s amazing slate of Comic-Con programming kicks off in two short days. If you’re going to show, we hope you’ll be joining us as this year’s DC panels feature something for everybody, whether you’re a longtime DC Comics reader curious about what lies ahead in your favorite books, a devoted #DCTV viewer eager for your first glimpse of Supergirl, a big screen devotee counting the days until Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, or anything and everything in between.

Below you’ll find our full list of 2015 San Diego Comic-Con panels, including the official panel descriptions*. Start putting together your schedule now, or even better, download the official DC Entertainment Events App, which allows you to create your own custom schedule right on your smartphone or tablet. Either way, we look forward to seeing your there!
 

Schedule

Wednesday, 7/8/15

6:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.      Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings (Room: Ballroom 20)
 

Thursday, 7/9/15

10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.       DC Collectibles (Room: 9)

11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.       DC Entertainment All Access (Room: 6DE)

2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.        New DC Universe – Mysteries in Space: Are You Ready? (Room: 6DE)

3:15p.m. - 4:15p.m.          DC Comics – Too Tough Trivia: 75th Anniversary Edition (Room: 6DE) 

5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.        DC Comics – Master Class: Art History (Room: 30CDE)  

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m.        Mad about MAD (Room: 4)

6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.        Vertigo: What's the Story? (Room: 5AB)  

6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.        DC Comics Meet LEGO Art (Room: 25ABC)
 

Friday, 7/10/15

11:15a.m. - 12:15p.m.        DC Entertainment: One-on-One with Geoff Johns (Room: 6DE)  

11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.      Lucifer Pilot Screening and Q & A (Room: 6BCF)

1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.        Teen Titans Go! Video Presentation and Q & A (Room: 6A)

1:45p.m. - 2:45p.m.         New DC Universe – Superman: Are You Ready? (Room: 6DE)  

3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.        New DC Universe – Justice For All: Are You Ready? (Room: 6DE) 

3:15p.m. - 4:00p.m.         Robot Chicken (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront)

4:15p.m. - 5:15p.m.          DC Entertainment – Page to Screen (Room: 6DE)  

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m.        New DC Universe – The Bad Guys: Are You Ready? (Room: 5AB)  

5:45p.m. - 6:45p.m.        iZombie Special Video Presentation and Q & A (Ballroom 20)

7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.        World Premiere of Justice League: Gods and Monsters (Ballroom 20)

9:00p.m. - 10:30p.m.      Encore Screening: Justice League: Gods and Monsters (Ballroom 20)
 

Saturday, 7/11/15

10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.     New DC Universe – The Lighter Side: Are You Ready? (Room 6DE)

10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.     Warner Bros. Presentation (Hall H)

11:15a.m. - 12:15p.m.        New DC Universe – Batman: Are You Ready? (Room: 6DE) 

12:30p.m. - 1:30p.m.       DC Entertainment – Grant Morrison’s The Multiversity (Room: 6DE)  

1:45p.m. - 2:45p.m.         DC Entertainment – My Secret Origin (Room: 6DE)  

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m.        New DC Universe – The Upstarts: Are You Ready? (Room: 6DE)

8:00p.m. - 10:30p.m.      Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Screening Block (Hall H)
 

Sunday, 7/12/15

10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.     DC Entertainment – Meet the Co-Publishers (Room: 6DE)  

11:15a.m. - 12:45p.m.      World Premiere of Lego DC Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom (Room: 6BCF)

1:00p.m. - 2:30p.m.        World Premiere of Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem (Room: 6BCF)

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.        DC Comics – Too Tough Trivia (Room: 6DE)
 

Descriptions

Wednesday, 7/8/15

6:00p.m. - 10:00p.m. Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings

Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue their annual Preview Night tradition, with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of four of the most highly anticipated series of the 2015-16 television season, including Supergirl and Lucifer, as well as an episode of Teen Titans Go!. Room: Ballroom 20
 

Thursday, 7/9/15

10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. DC Collectibles

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 a few surprise guest stars, 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  

11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. DC Entertainment – All Access

Go behind the scenes of DC Entertainment 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, videos and products that make up DC Entertainment. Consider this your 101 guide to the DC Universe! Room: 6DE  

2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. New DC Universe – Mysteries in Space: Are You Ready?

The future of the DC universe is now! Join an all-star cast of DC Comics creators who specialize in the sci-fi for a panel that is out of this world that will take you to the farthest reaches of the galaxy and beyond! Room: 6DE  

3:15p.m. - 4:15p.m. DC Comics – Too Tough Trivia: Catwoman, Joker and Robin 75th Anniversary Edition

To celebrate the Boy Wonder’s, the Clown Prince of Crime’s and the Feline Fatale’s 75th Anniversary, join us for some trivia that will test even the hardest of hardcore DC fan’s knowledge! Joining the party will be DC’s Senior Editorial Team as they try to stop fans from winning some amazing prizes! Room: 6DE 

5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. DC Comics – Master Class: Art History

Class is in session as some of the greatest artists in the industry take this panel to school with an in-depth look at their creative process! DC Entertainment is proud to spotlight these talented individuals for this exclusive, all-access look at what it’s like drawing for DC Comics and Vertigo! Room: 30CDE  

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. Mad about MAD

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: What’s the Story?

Find out where some of your favorite titles are heading, and also be the first to hear about the new series on deck for the fall from comics’ most innovative imprint.  Room: 5AB  

6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. DC Comics Meet LEGO Art

Creativity reaches superheroic heights as brick artist Nathan Sawaya reveals the new The Art of the Brick: DC Comics exhibition. Renowned comic book artist and co-publisher of DC Entertainment Jim Lee will draw live the concept for a brand new Batmobile that will be included in the exhibition. Joining in the discussion are production team members Brandon Griffith and Tommy Williamson. Q&A moderated by TV host Victor Lucas (Electric Playground). Room: 25ABC
 

Friday, 7/10/15

11:15a.m. - 12:15p.m. DC Entertainment – One-on-One with Geoff Johns

The superstar DCE writer and Chief Creative Office returns to San Diego for an all-access and in-depth discussion. From Earth One to Darkseid War to all things in between, be here for this exclusive panel that will give you insight to one of the genre’s most influential people. Room: 6DE  

11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. Lucifer Pilot Screening and Q & A

Lucifer is the story of the original fallen angel. Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar has resigned his throne and retired to the City of Angels, where he owns an upscale piano bar called Lux. When a beautiful pop star is murdered, for the first time in roughly 10 billion years, he feels something awaken deep within him. Is he actually capable of feelings for a human being? The very thought disturbs him. The murder attracts the attention of LAPD homicide detective Chloe Dancer, who finds herself both repulsed and fascinated by Lucifer. At the same time, God's emissary, the angel Amenadiel, has been sent to Los Angeles to convince Lucifer to return to Hell. But with the City of Angels at his feet and a newfound purpose, Lucifer's having too much fun to go back now. Sexy, dark and irreverent, Lucifer makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a Q&A with series stars and producers. From Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Aggressive Mediocrity in association with Warner Bros. Television, and based on characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg for DC Entertainment's Vertigo imprint, Lucifer premieres Midseason on FOX. Room: 6BCF

1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Teen Titans Go! Video Presentation and Q & A

No trip to Comic-Con is complete until you spend some time with the liveliest and craziest superhero team on television. Find out what new adventures, food fights, and staring contests await Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Cyborg, and Raven in Season 3 of this hit animated series. Producers Michael Jelenic (Batman: The Brave and The Bold) and Aaron Horvath (MAD) and members of the voice cast screen a new episode as well as take your questions on all things Titans. Teen Titans Go! airs Thursdays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network. Room: 6A

1:45p.m. - 2:45p.m. New DC Universe – Superman: Are You Ready?

The truth is out, Clark Kent is Superman! Though the status quo has changed, Superman is still the most beloved and recognized super hero there is. Fly to this panel to learn the truth behind the comics and discover what Clark’s life is like now that his secret is out. This is a panel that you don’t want to miss! Room: 6DE  

3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. New DC Universe – Justice For all: Are You Ready?

The members of the Justice League and Earth 2: Society take center stage here as the talent behind Cyborg, Flash, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and Earth 2: Society are here to provide the stories behind your favorite characters and justice for all!  Room: 6DE  

3:15p.m. - 4:00p.m. Robot Chicken

Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, and actor/writer Breckin Meyer discuss their Emmy-winning series, which returns for its eighth season this fall on Adult Swim. DC Entertainment chief creative officer Geoff Johns and RCDC3 co-executive producer/writer/actor Kevin Shinick will also be joining the panel for an early look at the upcoming third Robot Chicken DC Comics Special. Room: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

4:15p.m. - 5:15p.m. DC Entertainment – Page to Screen

Never before has DC Entertainment been more popular in TV, video games, home videos, and movie theaters. And with an impressive film slate and countless shows in series and production, it has never been a better time to be a DC fan! Join the people behind the scenes that translate the page to the screen on this must see panel that sees your favorite stories and characters come to life! Room: 6DE  

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. New DC Universe – The Bad Guys: Are You Ready?

Sometimes it feels so good to be bad. DC Comics goes bad in this panel that puts the spotlight on the guys of questionable methods. This dangerous and dastardly crew is led by the creative teams behind fan faves such as Deathstroke, Harley Quinn, Injustice, Sinestro, and others, as they take you inside the devious minds of the bad guys. Room: 5AB  

5:45p.m. - 6:45p.m. iZombie Special Video Presentation and Q & A

After the shocking events in the season finale of brainy hit iZombie, be among the first to get the scoop on what's in store for Season 2. Now that Liv (Rose McIver) gave the cure for zombie-ism to Blaine and Major (one that she desperately wanted to take herself!) will Ravi find a way to develop another cure? Will Clive remain in the dark about the existence of zombies? A special video presentation will be followed by a Q&A with series stars as well as executive producers Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars) and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars). From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Spondoolie Productions and Warner Bros. Television and based on characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred, published by DC Entertainment's Vertigo imprint, iZombie returns this fall with all-new episodes on Tuesdays at 9/8c on The CW. iZombie: The Complete First Season will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 29. Room: Ballroom 20

7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. World Premiere of Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Animation legend Bruce Timm returns to the popular DC Universe Original Movies with his unique new vision of a Justice League you've never seen before. Justice League: Gods and Monsters features a Superman born of General Zod's blood, a Batman with a healthy dose of bat in the man, and a Wonder Woman rising from the ranks of the New Gods. This ain't your daddy's Justice League. They are as likely the world's saviors as Earth's despotic rulers. When a group of famed scientists experience untimely "accidents," a government task force follows the trail of clues to the Justice League into a high-stakes game of intrigue, mystery, and action that asks the question: How do you serve justice to those above the law? The all-star voice cast includes Michael C. Hall (Dexter) as Batman, Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order, 24) as Superman, Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter films, Dig) as Lex Luthor, Richard Chamberlain (Dr. Kildare, The Thorn Birds) as Highfather, and Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica) as Steve Trevor. Witness the first public screening of this all-new film, then stay for an entertaining panel led by executive producer Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series); Tamara Taylor (Bones), voice of Wonder Woman; C. Thomas Howell (E.T., Southland), voice of Dr. Will Magnus; Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds), voice of Lois Lane, director Sam Liu; co-producer/screenwriter Alan Burnett; dialogue director Andrea Romano; and members of the voice cast. As is tradition, there will be special announcements, moderator Victor Lucas (Electric Playground) will present exclusive prizes for a few lucky fans, and there just might be a few potential surprises. Justice League: Gods and Monsters will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital HD on July 14 and as a Blu-ray Combo Pack on July 28. Room: Ballroom 20

9:00p.m. - 10:30p.m. Encore Screening: Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Missed it the first time? Loved it so much, you must see it again? Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is proud to offer a second helping of the all-new DC Universe Original Movie, Justice League: Gods and Monsters, which will be available on Digital HD on July 14 and as a Blu-ray Combo Pack on July 28.
 

Saturday, 7/11/15

10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. New DC Universe – The Lighter Side: Are You Ready?

Come by and get an inside look at the new titles that put the word comic in comic book! Never before has DC Comics had a lineup of comics this fun and this funny! Joining in the ensuing hilarity will be Amanda Conner, Heath Corson, Dan Jurgens and Jimmy Palmiotti. Room 6DE

10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m. Warner Bros. Presentation

Keen to deliver a taste of one of next year’s most eagerly awaited pairings, director Zack Snyder and stars Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill take the main stage with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. They are joined by castmates Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter and Gal Gadot for a sneak peek at the 2016 action adventure that brings the Super Heroes together on the big screen for the very first time, from Warner Bros. Pictures and RatPac-Dune Entertainment. From Pan, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund and Peter himself, Levi Miller, together with director Joe Wright, soar into town with their high-flying adventure, coming to theaters this fall from Warner Bros. Pictures and RatPac-Dune Entertainment. Henry Cavill takes the stage with Armie Hammer, a duo with a very different dynamic in this summer’s fresh, über-stylish actioner from filmmaker Guy Ritchie, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., along with fellow stars Alicia Vikander and Elizabeth Debicki. Room: Hall H

11:15a.m. - 12:15p.m. New DC Universe – Batman: Are You Ready?

The blockbuster creative team behind comics, best selling monthly comic book for the past five years is here to talk all things Batman and answer your questions!  Room: 6DE  

12:30p.m. - 1:30p.m. DC Entertainment – Grant Morrison: The Multiversity and Beyond!

The Multiversity took DC fans on a tale spanning the entire Multiverse and redefined the world of the DC universe. Now, join the mastermind behind it all -- Grant Morrison -- for a look back (and forward) to see where the far-reaching effects of The Multiversity will be felt the most. Room: 6DE  

1:45p.m. - 2:45p.m. DC Entertainment – My Secret Origin or How I Broke In to Comics

The comics industry can be tough to break into! Come by for an inside look at how some of DC Entertainment’s top talent made their careers crafting the tales of your favorite DC Super-Heroes! Room: 6DE  

5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. New DC Universe – The Upstarts: Are You Ready?

There is so much awesome in this panel we don’t even know where to begin! DC Entertainment’s brightest heroes come together on this can’t miss panel. Join the creators of Midnighter, Black Canary, Batgirl, We Are…ROBIN, Grayson, Prez, and Constantine as a new generation of DC Comics heroes step into the spotlight. Room: 6DE 

8:00p.m. - 10:30p.m. Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Screening Block 

DC fans, get ready for Super Hero Saturday Night! Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment welcome fans into the world of some of DC Comics' greatest characters during a three-hour experience in Hall H. The exclusive evening will feature a pilot screening of the highly anticipated new drama series Supergirl, followed by a Q&A with stars and producers, plus individual special video presentations and Q&A's with stars and producers from Arrow, The Flash, and Gotham. Also, don't miss a special Q&A with cast and producers of DC's Legends of Tomorrow and a peek at the new digital series Vixen.
 

Sunday, 7/12/15

10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. DC Entertainment – Meet the Co-Publishers

DCE’s Co-Publishers are back in San Diego and better than ever! Jim Lee and Dan DiDio are the driving forces behind DC YOU, Vertigo, MAD, and much more. This up-close-and-personal panel gives you a chance to step up and ask questions about your favorite comic book publishers! Room: 6DE  

11:15a.m. - 12:45p.m. World Premiere of Lego DC Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom

Crime is on the run as the newly formed Justice League keeps Metropolis safe, and this makes evil genius Lex Luthor very unhappy. Together with Black Manta, Sinestro, and a gang of ruthless recruits, Lex builds his own league and declares them the Legion of Doom. With this super-powered team of terror and a plan to attack the top-secret government site Area 52, can Lex finally be on the verge of victory? The bricks are gonna fly when Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League face off against the world's greatest supervillains. Catch the premiere, and then enjoy an entertaining panel led by actors Troy Baker (Batman: Assault on Arkham), Josh Keaton (Green Lantern: The Animated Series), and Khary Payton (Teen Titans Go!), producer Brandon Vietti (Batman: Under the Red Hood), director Rick Morales (Beware the Batman), and writer Jim Krieg (Green Lantern: The Animated Series). As always, surprise guests might pop up, and there will definitely be exclusive prizes for some lucky fans. LEGO DC Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom will be released August 25, 2015 via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD.

1:00p.m. - 2:30p.m. World Premiere of Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem

The Dark Knight isn't seeking tricks or treats when Gotham City's most lethal villains take to the streets on Halloween night in the newest DC Comics animated film, Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem. Be part of the World Premiere when Batman, Green Arrow, Cyborg, Nightwing, and Red Robin cross paths with the Joker and his crew of misfit criminals in a battle for control of Gotham City. Enjoy the movie, then stick around for a lively panel featuring Roger Craig Smith (Batman: Arkham Origins), Troy Baker (Batman: Assault on Arkham), Khary Payton (Teen Titans Go!), Will Friedle (Batman Beyond, Boy Meets World), Yuri Lowenthal (Ben 10), and screenwriter Heath Corson (Batman: Assault on Arkham). Moderator Greg Miller (KindaFunny.com) will have exclusive prizes, and he might even introduce a few surprise guests. Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem will be released via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital HD August 4 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD August 18.

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m. DC Comics – Too Tough Trivia

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 Convergence against DC’s finest minds to win some exclusive prizes!  Room: 6DE

 

*Note that all panels and attending guests are subject to change.