We’re excited to announce this year we’re putting on several amazing panels at San Diego Comic Con 2019, including a solo discussion with Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman, a source material adaptation panel featuring Walking Dead EP David Alpert, a panel discussion with “The Walking Dead: Typhoon” author Wesley Chu, and much more! Additionally, we’ll be covering AMC’s Walking Dead and Fear panels, which have yet to be officially announced. While we wait, here’s some details on what to expect:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Skybound Presents: In Conversation with Robert Kirkman (3:00PM – 4:00PM): Join comic book creator, writer, and executive producer Robert Kirkman for a Q&A with fans, discussing his latest projects including The Walking Dead, Invincible, Oblivion Song, and more. Room 6A.
Adapting Source Material for Film and TV (4:15PM – 5:15PM): Industry producers and writers discuss how to take fandom properties and adapt them for the big or small screen. Panelists include David Alpert (Executive Producer; The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead) Maggie Bandur (Co-EP; Deadly Class, Powerless), and M. Raven Metzner (Co-EP and Writer; Sleepy Hollow, Iron Fist). Room 6A.
Marginalized Voices in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror (6:30PM – 7:30PM) Featuring authors Rebecca Roanhorse (Star Wars: Resistance Reborn) and Wesley Chu from the upcoming novel, “The Walking Dead: Typhoon,” coming out this October. Room 4.
Friday, July 19, 2019
The Walking Dead AMC Panels (1:00PM – 2:00PM): Panelists include: Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira, Ryan Hurst, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Avi Nash, Nadia Hilker, Eleanor Matsuura, Cailey Fleming, Scott M. Gimple, Angela Kang, Robert Kirkman, Dave Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd, and Greg Nicotero.
Fear The Walking Dead AMC Panels (2:00PM – 3:00PM): Panelists include: Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Danay García, Maggie Grace, Jenna Elfman, Alexa Nisenson, Austin Amelio, Rubén Blades, Karen David, Scott M. Gimple, Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, Robert Kirkman, Dave Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, and Michael Satrazemis.
Entertainment Is Female: A Conversation with Hollywood Executives (5:00PM – 6:00PM): Moderator: Tiffany Smith
Attendees: Sam Crawley (Skybound) Aubrey Lee (Lord & Miller), Grey Cusack (Hasbro), Mette Norkjaer (Boom!) and Jeannette Francis (Bad Robot). Room: 25ABC
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Skybound Presents: Comic Books and Creators (3:30PM – 4:30PM): Sean Mackiewicz (Gasolina, SVP & Editor-in-Chief at Skybound), Daniel Warren Johnson (Murder Falcon, Extremity), Brandon Thomas (Excellence, Horizon), and Khary Randolph (Excellence, Tech Jacket) come together to discuss their latest published work. Moderated by Brian Huntington (Skybound’s VP of Online Content). Room 8.
Which panels are you most looking forward to attending? Let us know in the comments! If you can’t make the con, check in with us on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates. In the meantime, check out some of the panels from last year to get a taste of what to expect this year.