2018 San Diego Comic-Con: Sunday’s Disney-related events!

The 2018 San Diego Comic-Con is just almost here today we have a look at the Sunday Schedule of Events for July 22, 2018. There’s a few panels that fall under the Disney umbrella and there’s also a few other goings on that Disney fans will enjoy, too.

Highlights include: Marvel Animation Presents; Women of Marvel; and Creating a Walt Disney Comic Story.

There’s a few other goings on that Disney fans might enjoy, including: The Origin of Jack Kirby’s Black Panther; Disney Manga!; and Cartoon Voices II.

Below are details about some of the events with tangential Disney appeal.

Creating a Walt Disney Comic Story

Ever wonder how pros go about creating new comic stories? 26-year veteran Disney comics creators Patrick and Shelly Block will create an actual short Donald Duck story with audience participation in this creative workshop. Learn firsthand how the Blocks come up with story ideas, plot out their tales, create a good story climax, and lay out a story idea so that it comes to life. This popular workshop is guaranteed to bring a chuckle or two, as terrible things are bound to happen when Donald Duck and his nephews are involved! All ages are invited. Come and join the fun!

Sunday July 22, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am, Room 2

R2-Builders Panel

Get all the information you need to build your own fully functional droid character from the Star Wars universe. Moderator Victor Franco and panelists Mike Senna, Michael McMaster, William Miyamoto, Chris Romines, and Thomas Roeoesli share their knowledge and expertise to help your build a success.

Sunday July 22, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am, Room 11

Cartoon Voices II

Animation voice director Mark Evanier gathers another stageful of the top actors who speak for animated characters to demonstrate their skills. Appearing will be Elle Newlands (Adventure Time, Final Fantasy), Kiff Vandenheuvel (Star Wars Forces of Destiny, World of Warcraft), Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels, Young Justice), André Sogliuzzo (Transformers: Robots in Disguise, World of Warcraft) and Dino Andrade (World of Warcraft, Batman: Arkham Asylum). There will also be a few surprises, and the actors will destroy a much-loved fairy tale with a live, unrehearsed reading.

Sunday July 22, 2018 11:45am – 1:15pm, Room 6A

Costuming and Cosplay Support for the Mature Cosplayer (Yes, You Can Still Have Fun)

Panelists include John D. Callison (award-winning cosplayer and founder of Over30Cosplay), Richard Cetrone (stunt coordinator and actor best known for his work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Solo: A Star Wars Story,Captain America: Civil War, 300), Ryan Wells (cosplayer master level costumer), Sherman Blakeley (award winning cosplayer, best known for Luke Cage and The Green Mile), Bernie Bergman (moderator, owner of Nerds Like Us), Victoria V. Ikerd-Schreiter (professional Wonder Woman double), and Mary Sorenson Schwacher (award-winning cosplayer). Topics will include celebrating the history of comic culture, couples cosplay ideas, and combating negative, age-related stereotypes. Plus, tips on costume choice, dating and family, social media/marketing age awareness, and how to combat bullying in your community. Panel will include costume examples.

Sunday July 22, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Grand 1 & 2, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Powerful Young Women in Disney Comics

Disney Comics presents a look at recent and upcoming comics showcasing powerful female characters from Disney and Star Wars. Oh My Disney’s Michelle Lema leads a discussion with panelists Delilah S. Dawson (author, Star Wars Adventures, Star Wars Forces of Destiny), Amy Mebberson (author/artist, Disney Princess comic strips), Cecil Castellucci (author, Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure), Jody Houser (author, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny), and Katie Cook(author, Tangled: The Series comics) discuss the growing importance of female characters and authors in the comics industry and the making of comics for kids.

Sunday July 22, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Room 23ABC

Women of Marvel

Across comic books, television, new media, and more, the women of Marvel are here and here to stay! Attend this conversation with behind-the-scenes talent from Marvel Rising and creatives in the field, and hear firsthand what it’s like working as a woman in comics and what it means for the future of the industry. Hosted by Marvel’s Sana Amanat (VP of content and character development) and Judy Stephens (producer at Marvel), with additional panelists to be announced.

Sunday July 22, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Room 6DE

Marvel Animation Presents

Marvel Animation presents an action-packed, news-breaking panel that’ll leave you begging for more! This year they are going royal with the Wakandan king himself, T’Challa, as they preview the new season of Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest. Plus, tons of exclusive info on fan-favorite series Marvel’s Spider-Man, as well as other exciting projects. Hosted by the calamitous Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment), the effervescent Eric Radomski (SVP, production and creative director, Marvel Animation), andthe horrendous Harrison Wilcox (senior director, development and production), you’ll get eyefuls of never-before-seen information and sneak peeks . . . plus surprise panelists and a can’t-miss Marvel Team-Up live! Get there!

Sunday July 22, 2018 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Room 6A

Legion Discussion and Q&A

FX’s Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller, a man who believed himself to be schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen. Along with a team of other extraordinarily gifted people, David learned to accept his true self and set out to defeat the Shadow King, who was on a path to attaining infinite and world-ending power. In season 2, a series of mind-bending twists and turns called into question who is the hero and who is the villain. Creator/executive producer/writer/director Noah Hawley,alongside fellow executive producers John Cameron and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb,and some cast members will participate in a conversation of what to look forward to in season 3.

Sunday July 22, 2018 2:15pm – 3:15pm, Hall H

Disney Manga!

Love Disney? Love manga? Come see what’s on offer from TOKYOPOP’s family friendly line of licensed Disney manga, including Beauty and the Beast, Stitch!, Fairies, Alice in Wonderland, and their new full-color manga The Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey!

Sunday July 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Room 29AB

The Origin of Jack Kirby’s Black Panther

In his new VisuaLecture, illustrator and comic book historian Arlen Schumer (The Silver Age of Comic Book Art) shows and tells the fascinating comic book origins and background of the Marvel Comics character, now a cinematic superstar, and how these are-and are not-reflected in the smash 2018 film.

Sunday July 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Room 32AB

Mark McDonnell: How to Draw in the Different Studio Styles

Being a good artist and facile with technology are two of the skills animation companies seek in employees. But there’s a third component rarely discussed: how well you can draw in the style of their particular studio. In this workshop, Disney master teacher Mark McDonnell will demonstrate how to adapt your style and eye to different studios-including Disney, DreamWorks, and Warner Bros.-to increase your chances of getting hired. Introduced by Fast Company’s Susan Karlin.

Sunday July 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Room 2

But Wait, There’s More!

Below are some of the announcements already made for SDCC 2018. Keep an eye here tomorrow for more SDCC announcements!

As always, all information is subject to change without notice. Find the full San Diego Comic Con schedule here: comiccon2018.sched.org.

Author: Joey Inigo

I have been a part of MouseInfo.com since 2003. I enjoy visiting the Happiest Place on Earth and am happy to talk about Disney Parks all day long.

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