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Marvel Comics Unleashes San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Panels

Marvel Studios may not be in Hall H, but Marvel Comics will be out in full force for a week’s worth of panels. You can join Marvel talent like Donny Cates, Nick Spencer, Margaret Stohl, and Skottie Young – as well as Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada and Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski, for a week of panels, reveals, exclusive giveaways, and more.

Sunday will also see the usual Marvel Unlimited Plus panel (open only to Marvel Unlimited Plus members and Marvel MasterCard holders) at the Indigo Ballroom.


MARVEL: Making Comics the Marvel Way
– Thursday, 12:00pm-1:00pm
– Room 25ABC
Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Talent Scout Rickey Purdinjoin a multitude of Mighty Marvel Guests to take you behind-the-scenes and show you how a Marvel comic book is made! Learn about every aspect of production including writing, penciling, inking, coloring, lettering, editing, and more—with creators on hand to offer personal insights and anecdotes. If you’re interested in the ins-and-outs of the comic book industry, this is the one panel you can’t miss!

FRIDAY – 7/20

– Friday, 12:30-1:30pm
– Room 5AB
Editor Nick Lowe with his Amazing Friends Nick Spencer(AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Donny Cates (VENOM) swing into SDCC with all the hottest spider-news! Nick Spencer ushers in a new era for Spidey that takes the web-head back to basics, while all-new Venom writer Donny Cates lays out what’s in store for the symbiotic hero in both the past and present in his definitive take on the character. Plus, learn the latest about your favorite spider-heroes from across time and space as they crawl closer and closer towards the EDGE OF SPIDER-GEDDON!

MARVEL: Cup O’Joe – Marvel Knights 20th Anniversary
– Friday, 1:30-2:30pm
– Room 5AB
Join Joe Quesada and fellow comics legend Jimmy Palmiottias they reflect on the industry-redefining MARVEL KNIGHTS imprint as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. What was it like to pioneer this bold new storytelling style for Marvel’s heroes, and how has it impacted Marvel comics, movies, and television series over the last two decades? Learn about all this and more at this must-attend retrospective—and bring your own burning questions! Not to be missed by any fan of the Mighty Marvel Manner!


– Saturday, 1:45-2:45pm
– Room 6A
Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and star Executive Editor Nick Lowe are joined by Donny Cates (COSMIC GHOST RIDER, DEATH OF THE INHUMANS) and Margaret Stohl (LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL) to discuss the startling stories and initiatives that are truly the next big things in the Marvel Universe! In FANTASTIC FOURthe Richards family is heading back to Earth, but they still have one more cosmic obstacle to overcome. Meanwhile, the specter of death hangs around the Inhumans and the Ghost Rider of a dark future in Donny Cates’ DEATH OF THE INHUMANS and COSMIC GHOST RIDER. And as the INFINITY WARS ignite, are any characters truly safe? All this, plus learn more about the definitive origin of Captain Marvel as Margaret Stohl opens up about LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL! If you want to learn about the biggest Marvel stories of 2018, this is the panel not to miss!

MARVEL COMICS: Meet the Editor-in-Chief!
– Saturday, 3:00pm-4:00pm
– Room 6A
This is your chance to meet the new head of editorial at Marvel! In this exclusive one-on-one interview led by Skottie Young (DEADPOOL), freshly-minted Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski will talk about anything and everything involved in what’s next for Marvel. Want to know where to search for the Infinity Stones? Dying to find out what’s next for Wolverine? What does Forbush Man really look like without his helmet? Ask C.B. these questions and more in the Q&A! Plus—don’t miss a surprise exclusive giveaway variant comic!

SUNDAY, 7/22

MARVEL: True Believers*
– Sunday, 10:00am-11:00am
– Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Join Executive Editor Nick Lowe along with creators Ryan North (UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL), Robbie Thompson(SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL), and Jeremy Whitley(UNSTOPPABLE WASP) for a private panel discussion of what’s happening inside the Marvel Universe. Get freemerchandise, never-before-seen sneak peeks of upcoming comics, Q&A session, and more! Not to be missed! Open only to Marvel Unlimited Plus members and Marvel MasterCard cardholders.

*Panel line-up is subject to change. Free items available while supplies last. Must have valid ID and one of the following for entry: Marvel MasterCard Member – Event Invite, Marvel MasterCard, or event RSVP confirmation; Marvel Unlimited Plus Members – membership card, or MU+ order confirmation email.

– Sunday, 11:15am-12:15pm
– Room 5AB
Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski, Sina Grace (ICEMAN), Seanan McGuire (X-MEN GOLD ANNUAL), Matthew Rosenberg(ASTONISHING X-MEN), and Tom Taylor (X-MEN RED) take you through the full spectrum of current X-Men madness! The Red, Blue, and Gold teams confront Atlanteans, uncertainty, and Extermination, and the secrets of a new X-team are revealed! Deadpool and X-23 both rediscover their roots, and the Astonishing team faces ever stranger challenges! Plus—stay for the whole panel for an exclusive giveaway variant comic!

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