MUST-SEE panels at #SDCC 2018 that Disney fans cannot miss!
Over the past few days, San Diego Comic-Con has been releasing its roster of panels taking place from July 19-22 this year and we’ve been taking a closer look for all the Disney-related goings on. Now that the full schedule for #SDCC has been released, we’ve compiled a list of the must-see events that Disney fans will not want to miss at the con!
Thursday, July 19
The creators and stars of Disney’s Star vs. the Forces of Evil and the new series Big City Greens bring you never-before-seen clips, answer your questions, and even perform a live table read. Panelists include Daron Nefcy (executive producer), Eden Sher (The Middle, Veronica Mars), Adam McArthur (Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Adventures of Puss in Boots), Esmé Bianco (Game of Thrones, The Magicians, Star vs. the Forces of Evil), Shane Houghton (executive producer), Chris Houghton (executive producer), and Marieve Herington (How I Met Your Mother, Good Luck Charlie).
Thursday July 19, 2018 10:00am – 11:15am, Room 6DE
Fresh off the heels of their first season, the cast and executive producers of Freeform’s hit mermaid drama Siren make their San Diego Comic-Con debut, recapping season 1 and revealing what fans can expect from season 2. In this epic tale, the coastal town of Bristol Cove is turned upside down when a mysterious girl (Eline Powell) appears and begins wreaking havoc on the small fishing town. Using their resources, marine biologists Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) must work together to find out who and what drove this primal hunter of the deep sea to land. Panelists include executive producers Eric Wald and Emily Whitesell, with series stars Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun, and Rena Owen. Moderated by TLC’s Chilli.
Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am – 11:50am, Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Get an inside look at the latest and greatest from Marvel Games. Attendees will see exciting sneak peeks of Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel Powers United VR, and Marvel Battle Lines, with many unannounced surprises and panel exclusives. Host Greg Miller (loudmouth at KindaFunny.com) will be joined by Mike Jones(vice president & executive producer, Marvel Games), Bill Rosemann (executive creative director, Marvel Games), Bryan Intihar (creative director, Insomniac Games, Marvel’s Spider-Man), and others.
Thursday July 19, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Hall H
Marvel Rising brings together the next generation of Marvel superheroes for the next generation of Marvel fans. Be among the first to get a sneak peek at this group of powered teens and their adventures that are full of heart, action, comedy, and powerful messages for every kind of Marvel fan. The show’s Quake Chloe Bennet (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Squirrel Girl Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us, Silicon Valley), Ms. Marvel Kathreen Khavari (Big Little Lies, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble), Patriot Kamil McFadden (K.C. Undercover, Grown Ups 2), Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment), Marsha Griffin (VP, Animation Current Series and Development), and Sana Amanat (VP, Content and Character Development) present an action-packed panel that showcases the first look of the animated shorts, special announcements, and so much more. Moderated by Lorraine Cink.
Thursday July 19, 2018 3:15pm – 4:15pm, Room 6DE
Be among the first to get the exclusive inside scoop on what’s in store for season 2 of Marvel’s Iron Fist, as Danny Rand and Colleen Wing set off on a new adventure as the protectors of lower NYC. Featuring executive producer and Marvel’s head of television Jeph Loeb and surprise panelists.
Thursday July 19, 2018 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Ballroom 20
Friday, July 20
Solve a mystery and rewrite history with the cast of Disney Channel’s hit series DuckTales! Executive producer Matt Youngberg, co-producer/story editor Francisco Angones, art director Sean Jimenez, and series stars Ben Schwartz(House of Lies, Parks and Rec), Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live, We Bare Bears), Danny Pudi (Community, Powerless), Toks Olagundoye (Castle, The Neighbors), and Entertainment Weekly’s Marc Snetiker discuss the mystery of the boys’ missing mom, epic adventures for season 2, and new footage from never-before-seen episodes. It’s a duck blur of fun, action, and secrets revealed in this can’t-miss panel for fans new and old of the world’s most iconic family of ducks!
Friday July 20, 2018 3:30pm – 4:30pm, Room 6A
From Steamboat Willie to today, Mickey’s career has taken him on an epic journey that has endeared him to fans around the world. D23’s Justin Arthurhosts a panel including Bret Iwan (voice actor), Becky Cline (director, the Walt Disney Archives), and Mark Henn (master Disney animator), who look at Mickey’s legendary roles in animated films and television shows, the Magic Kingdoms, and beyond.
Friday July 20, 2018 4:45pm – 5:45pm, Room 6A
San Diego will be getting a little taste of New Orleans! Meet series stars Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Emma Lahana, Ally Maki, and executive producer/showrunner Joe Pokaski of the new hit summer series that redefined the superhero genre, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger. Featuring a lively Q&A moderated by executive producer and head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb,along with a look at exclusive, never-before-been-seen footage. And don’t forget to tune in to watch all-new episodes, Thursdays, 8/7c, on Freeform.
Friday July 20, 2018 5:45pm – 6:45pm, Ballroom 20
Saturday, July 21
Executive producers and cast of Disney Channel’s animated superhero comedy series discuss Big Hero 6: The Series. Executive producers Mark McCorkle, Robert Schooley, and Nick Filippi (Kim Possible, Penguins of Madagascar) will be joined by the original actors from the feature film who have joined the show, including Scott Adsit (Veep, 30 Rock), Ryan Potter (Titans, Big Hero 6), Jamie Chung (The Gifted, Gotham, The Hangover 2, Suckerpunch), Genesis Rodriguez(Run All Night, Identity Theft, Man on a Ledge, Tusk, Casa de Mi Padre), plus new cast members Brooks Wheelan (Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central’s The Half Hour) and Khary Payton (The Walking Dead, Teen Titans Go!, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Young Justice). Panelists will discuss bringing the feature film to life for TV, introduce you to exciting new characters, and play never-before-seen footage from the series.
Saturday July 21, 2018 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Room 6A
A presentation by veteran editor Mike Catron introduces the exciting new series from Fantagraphics Books, Disney Masters. This series highlights acclaimed artists from around the world working in the grand Walt Disney tradition. Many of these stories are new to American readers and will now be available for the first time in English.
Saturday July 21, 2018 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Room 4
From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, season 2 of The Gifted picks up after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. The Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict. Executive producers Matt Nix and Jeph Loeb and stars Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford,Natalie Alyn Lind, and Skyler Samuels show an exclusive first look at the upcoming season. Returning Tuesdays this fall on FOX. See an extended season 2 sneak peek!
Saturday July 21, 2018 2:30pm – 3:15pm, Ballroom 20
D23 pulls the curtain back on the classic stop-motion Halloween (and Christmas!) favorite, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Watch a retrospective panel featuring the team that brought the movie to life 25 years ago, including Henry Selick (director), Kelly Asbury (art director), Edie Ichioka (editor), and Anthony Scott (animator).
Saturday July 21, 2018 7:45pm – 8:45pm, Room 6BCF
Sunday, July 22
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
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
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
MouseInfo Covers the Con
Can’t make it to #SDCC? Keep an eye here on MouseInfo as we cover all the insanity of the weekend!
Even more for MouseInfo readers to explore:
- 2018 San Diego Comic-Con: Thursday’s Disney-related events!
- 2018 San Diego Comic-Con: Friday’s Disney-related events!
- 2018 San Diego Comic-Con: Saturday’s Disney-related events!
- 2018 San Diego Comic-Con: Sunday’s Disney-related events!
As always, all information is subject to change without notice. Find the full San Diego Comic Con schedule here: comiccon2018.sched.org.