With the programming for this year’s San Diego Comic Con being released daily for the next few days, we figured it would be best to spotlight some of the panels happening each day that caught our eye. We found ourselves curious about panels in both the larger and smaller rooms, of all topics known to grace the halls of San Diego Comic Con. Here are our some of our favorites for Thursday, July 9th!
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMES T. KIRK- Thursday July 9, 2015 10:45am – 11:45am
William Shatner (Star Trek: The Original Series) as James T. Kirk will read excerpts from The Autobiography of James T. Kirk. This in-world memoir chronicles the greatest Starfleet captain’s life, including his boyhood on an Iowa farm, his youth spent on Tarsus IV, his time in Starfleet Academy, his meteoric rise through the ranks of Starfleet, and his illustrious career at the helm of the Enterprise. David Goodman (author, former Family Guy executive producer) moderates.
3RD ANNUAL MUSICAL ANATOMY OF A SUPERHERO- Thursday July 9, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
From the ominous horns of Jaws, to the inspiring theme for Star Wars, music has always been an important supporting character in movies. For the superhero genre, the music reflects these emotions and more. This panel offers a behind the scenes look at the music of today’s biggest superhero film and TV projects with unreleased film clips and never before heard music. Participating composers include Junkie XL (Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman v. Superman), Christophe Beck (Ant-Man), Marco Beltrami (Fantastic Four), Brian Tyler (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Lorne Balfe (Terminator: Genisys), and Blake Neely (Super Girl, Arrow, Flash). Produced by Costa Communications.
MARVEL: UNCANNY INHUMANS- Thursday July 9, 2015 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Terrigenesis is upon us! Editor-in-chief Axel Alonso and writer Charles Soule give the 4-1-1 on Marvel’s Royal Family and the first superhuman race. What does the future have in store for Black Bolt, Queen Medusa, Lockjaw, and the rest of the Inhuman race? Find out here!
WRATH OF CON BLOGGERS- Thursday July 9, 2015 10:00am – 11:00am
Passionate about writing and comic conventions? Merge your passions together to create an online resource that informs and empowers fandom. Experienced bloggers gather to share how they started out, best practices, common pitfalls, biggest obstacles, and the core values that drive their sites. Tony B Kim (Crazy 4 Comic Con), Megan Gotch (The Nerdy Girlie), Leonard Sultana (An Englishman In San Diego), and Alyssa Franks (Friends Of CCI) offer advice that will benefit both veteran creators and those beginning to write about their passion for comic cons.
CARTOON NETWORK: ADVENTURE TIME ROYAL BALL- Thursday July 9, 2015 8:00pm – 9:00pm
It’s the 2nd annual Adventure Time Royal Ball! Last year Cartoon Network filled a ballroom with the most righteous of warriors and the fairest in all the Land of Ooo, and this year they’re returning with more fan-favorites, another first-look Adventure Timeepisode, and a very special world premiere screening of the newest Cartoon Network hit series We Bare Bears! Don’t forget to dress up in your most inspired outfit for the royal procession and your chance to win righteous prizes. Now come one, come all for a night of mathematical magic!