The first online San Diego Comic-Con is really happening next week!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the biggest pop culture convention had to halt its physical events this year and move to a digital platform. The 5-day event is dubbed Comic-Con@Home and will run from July 22 to 26 (PDT).
Comic-Con@Home’s full schedule has just been released and it’s packed! To help you sort out your priorities, below are some of the most popular events & panels that you wouldn’t want to miss!
All schedules have been converted to Manila time from PDT.
When: Thursday, July 23 | 8AM to 9AM
What to expect: Educators talk about the power of masks in the real world, and how Watchmen and other comics, show us a path towards heroism or villainy.
When: Friday, July 24 | 1AM to 2AM
What to expect: Secret Hideout executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin; Star Trek: Discovery cast table read; Rick and Morty writer Mike McMahan for the upcoming animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks; and Star Trek: Picard cast.
When: Friday, July 24 | 4AM to 5AM
What to expect: Directors Gillian Jacobs, Paul Scheer, and executive producers Sarah Amos and Jason Sterman on the upcoming documentary anthology series about everything Marvel.
When: Friday, July 24 | 6AM to 7AM
What to expect: executive producers Eric Kripke, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg; stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, and more for a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming season The Boys.
When: Friday, July 24 | 9AM to 10AM
What to expect: TheOneRing.net (TORn) staffers and Tolkien biographer John Garth talk about the new book from Garth referencing real world places that inspired Tolkien’s Middle-earth, and certain events that influenced the series’ cultures and storylines.
When: Saturday, July 25 | 1AM to 2AM
What to expect: Actress and producer Charlize Theron on portraying over action heroes Æon Flux, The Old Guard’s Andromache, Mad Max: Fury Road’s Furiosa and Atomic Blonde’s Lorraine Broughton.
When: Saturday, July 25 | 2AM to 3AM
What to expect: Marvel editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski talks about the latest and greatest news on Marvel comics along with its creators.
When: Saturday, July 25 | 3AM to 4AM
What to expect: Some of the biggest and best Star Wars authors: Timothy Zahn, Alex Segura, Justina Ireland, George Mann, Preeti Chhibber, Tom Angleberger, Rebecca Roanhorse, Greg Pak, and Alyssa Wong talk about their new projects set in the Star Wars universe.
When: Saturday, July 25 | 5AM to 6AM
What to expect: The Walking Dead Universe (TWDU) chief content officer Scott M. Gimple, showrunner and executive producer Matt Negrete and cast members Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Hal Cumpston, Nicholas Cantu, Nico Tortorella, Julia Ormond, and Joe Holt talk about this upcoming series set in TWDU.
When: July 25 (1AM to 2AM) and July 26 (2AM to 3AM)
What to expect: Learn more about the stories and comic book legends of DC!
When: Sunday, July 26 | 4AM to 5AM
What to expect: Producer Guillermo del Toro and director Scott Cooper talk about the horror film Antlers and filmmaking.
More Events to Watch Out for
- A Zoom with Joss Whedon
- Bill & Ted Face the Music
- The Mandalorian and His Many Gadgets
- AMC’s The Walking Dead
- His Dark Materials Virtual Panel and Q&A Session
- The Science of Back to the Future
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – The Stories and Science of Mutants, Androids, Space Travel and Aliens
- The Psychology of Star Trek vs. Star Wars
- LGBTQ Characters on Television – What’s Next?
- What We Do In The Shadows
- X-Men Fandom Surprise Party
- Water, Earth, Fire, Air: Continuing the Avatar Legacy
- Cartoon Network Studios: The Art of Storyboarding
- HBO’s Lovecraft Country
Click here for their complete list of events.
All online panels and events are accessible for free online. Be sure to sign up for your chosen events via the Comic-Con International website.