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The Death Star: So Named Because Living On It Means Almost Certain Death.
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Check out Comic-Con.org tomorrow at 9am PDT for the Thursday, July 22 programming schedule! #SDCC
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DKPublishing Just finalized our 2010 San Diego Comic-Con Scavenger Hunt list...will you be playing? #SDCC #DKSDCC
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DKPublishing Preview Night @ #SDCC DK is giving away exclusive Star Wars prints to the first 200 ppl to visit us at booth 2913G. Pass it on!
DKPublishing Can’t make it to SDCC? Follow the fun @DKPublishing or #DKSDCC! Keep an eye out for flash giveaways of DK’s DIY Comic-Con Prize Packs!
Jul 9 10 11:25 AM
10:00-11:00 DK Star Wars: From Banthas to X-Wings— In 2010 DK Publishing is releasing several Star Wars titles, including Star Wars Year By Year; Star Wars Blueprints: Rebel Edition; Star Wars Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia, and LEGO Star Wars Brickmaster. A panel of authors (Ryder Windham, Daniel Wallace, Gus Lopez, Pablo Hidalgo) and illustrators (Chris Reiff, Chris Trevas) provide a behind-the-scenes look at the making of these books. Everyone who attends will be entered to win one a DK Star Wars library! Room 7AB Categories: Fandom | Movies | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Writers & Writing
11:00-12:00 Star Wars Day: Hasbro Panel— Hear from the Hasbro Design and Marketing teams about what's in store for the remainder of 2010. They will also offer a special sneak peek into some 2011 secrets. Featuring Derryl DePriest and Chad Donvito of Hasbro Marketing, and Brian Parrish, Mark Boudreaux, Brian Merten, Andrew Franks, and Vickie Stratford of Hasbro Design. Room 7AB Categories: Action Figures - Toys - Collectibles | Fandom | Movies | Science Fiction & Fantasy
12:00-1:00 Star Wars Day: Collectibles Update— Chris Spitale of Lucasfilm Licensing and the creators of some of the most tantalizing Star Wars collectibles provide product development insights. Look forward to exclusive previews of what's coming and what will be the hottest new collectibles. Room 7AB Categories: Action Figures - Toys - Collectibles | Fandom | Movies | Science Fiction & Fantasy
12:30-1:30 Remembering Frank Frazetta and Al Williamson— The late legendary artists Frank Frazetta and Al Williamson will be remembered by their friends and colleagues during this memorial panel. A giant of comics and book illustration, Frank Frazetta was a major influence on countless comic artists. From his early work at Magazine Enterprises and EC Comics to his Warren Publications and Conan paperback covers, Frazetta's art was monumental in scope, design, and execution. He passed away on May 10. Al Williamson was an artists' artist, with a clean, elegant style. He's most famous for his work with EC Comics and in the syndicated comic strip world, with Secret Agent Corrigan and Star Wars. He passed away on June 12. Moderator Arnie Fenner (co-author/editor of the Frazetta books Icon, Legacy, and Testament, and director of Spectrum Fantastic Art) talks to writer/artist Mark Schultz (Xenozoic Tales, writer of Prince Valiant), artist/illustrator William Stout (Dinosaur Discoveries, Prehistoric Life Murals), and publisher J. David Spurlock, whose Vanguard Productions recently launched a number of Frazetta books, including a complete reprinting of Johnny Comet, the artist's syndicated daily comic strip from the mid-1950s. Room 3 Categories: Art and Illustration | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Tributes
1:00-2:00 Star Wars Day: Beyond Solo: Crafting the Multiplayer Story in Star Wars: The Old Republic— BioWare's James Ohlen (studio creative director and lead designer) Drew Karpyshyn (principal writer), Alexander Freed (managing editor), along with Jake Neri (senior producer, LucasArts), discuss the creation of the multiplayer, planet-spanning story in Star Wars: The Old Republic. While much attention has been paid to the unique individual stories of each of the eight classes in the game, the team is excited to share their approach to the broader stories players will experience in The Old Republic. Room 7AB Categories: Games | Movies | Science Fiction & Fantasy
2:00-3:00 Star Wars Day: Inside the Force— Lucasfilm Animation artists Dave Filoni (supervising director), Joel Aron (CG supervisor), and Kilian Plunkett (lead designer), take you on an in-depth journey from script to screen, showing how an episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is made and demonstrate the transformation of the animation style from Season One to the upcoming Season Three. Room 7AB Categories: Animation | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Television
3:00-4:00 Star Wars Day: Star Wars Trivia Game Show— Members of the San Diego Star Wars Society, veteran hosts of trivia game shows at Star Wars Celebration III and Comic-Con International since 2002, have prepared a bigger challenge this year for all fans who think they know their stuff about the galaxy far, far away. Added this year will be one game round for kids 12 and under. Test your knowledge and win one of the many valuable prizes. Room 7AB Categories: Fandom | Movies | Science Fiction & Fantasy
4:30-5:30 Fallout: Game Writing in Evolving Franchises— Obsidian Entertainment, the developers working on Bethesda's upcoming Fallout New Vegas, walk through the process of narrative and cinematic techniques used in bringing life and reactivity to franchises over the years, focusing on their upcoming work on Bethesda's Fallout New Vegas. Examples will also be drawn from upcoming titles, Dungeon Siege III, and previous titles such as Neverwinter Nights 2, Alpha Protocol, and Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. The developers will discuss how the franchise and development team can help guide the narrative and cinematic presentation of these elements and will showcase footage from these titles. Room 9 Categories: Games | Science Fiction & Fantasy
5:00-6:30 Scribe Awards/Media Tie-in Writers Panel— Presenting the fourth annual International Association of Media-Tie-in Writers (IAMTW) "Scribe" awards, honoring such notable franchises as CSI, Criminal Minds, The X-Files, Star Trek, Stargate, Star Wars, and Dr. Who. Nomineeson hand include Alina Adams (As the World Turns), Max Allan Collins (G.I. Joe), Keith R. A. DeCandido (Star Trek), Stacia Deutsch (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs), Jeff Mariotte (CSI), Nathan Long (Warhammer), and Dayton Ward (Star Trek). With moderator Collins and awards presenter Lee Goldberg (Monk). Room 4 Categories: Comics | Movies | Television | Writers & Writing
5:30-6:30 What's up with Penguin— Anne Sowards (executive editor, Ace/Roc), Jessica Wade (editor, Ace/Roc), and Mardie Cohen (marketing coordinator, Penguin Young Readers Group) give you the dish on forthcoming books from such exciting authors and licensed properties as Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Patricia Briggs, S. M. Stirling, Rachel Caine, Heather Brewer, Richelle Mead, Kathy Reichs, John Flanagan, Star Wars: Clone Wars, and many more. You can expect lots of giveaways you won't see anywhere else at Comic-Con, including free advance reading copies! Room 32AB Categories: Horror and Suspense | Kids | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Writers & Writing
7:30-8:30 Discovery Channel's Reign of the Dinosaurs— Immerse yourself in next spring's TV blockbuster, as an all-star crew reveal the secrets behind Discovery Channel's genre-busting journey back to the Prehistoric. Confirmed panelists include Iain McCaig (Star Wars), David Krentz (Disney's Dinosaur), and Ricardo Delgado (Dark Horse Comics' Age of Reptiles), all of whom will be pitching their stories live! Hosted by producer Erik Nelson (Grizzly Man), the panel goes deep behind the scenes for an in-depth look at how this landmark production is creating stories, characters, and digital models for the new standard in realistic dinosaur storytelling. A once-in-a-decade opportunity to be present at the creation of an epic miniseries. Room 6BCF Categories: Animation | Art and Illustration | Nighttime Programming | Seminars & Workshops | Television
Jul 9 10 11:32 AM
11:30-12:30 Dark Horse Comics: Make Contact in 2010— Couldn't get into the Dark Horse panel last year? Well, here's another chance to be at the forefront of breaking news from comics' most dynamic publishing house. Dark Horse president and publisher Mike Richardson, plus a host of the industry's top creators, present a firsthand look at the future of the medium. Featuring everyone from Eisner award winner Gerard Way to New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich, this is one panel you don't want to miss. Room 3
12:00-1:00 IDW and Their 'Bro— Representatives from IDW and Hasbro discuss what's coming up next in the world of Transformers, G.I. Joe, and the impending relaunch of Dungeons & Dragons. IDW's Andy Schmidt moderates a panel with D&D editor Denton Tipton and writers John Rogers and Alex Irvine, G.I. Joe artist Robert Atkins, writer Mike Costa, and more! Room 8
5:00-6:00 Spotlight on Drew Struzan— See the premiere screening of excerpts from Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, a feature-length documentary film about the career of movie poster artist and Comic-Con special guest Drew Struzan, featuring exclusive interviews with George Lucas, Harrison Ford, Michael J. Fox, Frank Darabont, Guillermo del Toro, Steven Spielberg, and many others. Q&A will include Struzan and filmmakers Erik Sharkey (director), Charles Ricciardi (producer), Greg Boas (editor and cinematographer), and Marc-Antoine Serou (cinematographer). Room 7AB
6:30-7:30 Gears of War 3— Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski, executive producer Rod Fergusson and New York Times bestselling author Karen Traviss provide the first look at the biggest game of 2011, including a live game demo and key announcements. Room 25ABC
6:30-7:30 Action Figures: Behind the Plastic— This is your chance to get the inside scoop on action figure lines you love, straight from the people who make them! AFi has assembled a legendary panel of experts from every corner of the toy world. They'll talk about the difference between being the licensor vs. the licensee, the back story of a toy line, keeping up with the editorial side of a property, taking a chance on new products, and more. Come armed with the burning questions you have always wanted to ask the experts! Moderated by Daniel "Julius Marx" Pickett of ActionFigureInsider.com. Panelists include Aaron Archer (Hasbro), Georg Brewer (DC Direct), Jesse Falcon (Marvel Entertainment LLC), Randy Falk (NECA), Jason Lenzi (Bif Bang Pow! Toys), Jerry Macaluso (PopCultureShock Collectibles), Scott Neitlich (Mattel), Chuck Terceira (Diamond Select Toys), David Vonner (Hasbro), and The Four Horsemen (Four Horsemen Studios). Room 26AB
Jul 12 10 8:38 AM
10:00-11:00 Sideshow Collectibles— The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team present an in-depth look at some of Sideshow's most popular product lines and licenses, including Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Marvel Comics, The Lord of the Rings, and many more, offering insight into the design process, sneak peeks of upcoming products, a Q&A session, and giveaways. Room 32AB 11:00-12:00 How to Draw Star Wars for Kids— Lucasfilm's Bonnie Burton (You Can Draw: Star Wars) and artist Katie Cook (The Clone Wars web comic) help kids draw fun Star Wars characters. Lucas Online Senior Editor Bonnie Burton edits the drawing tutorials and craft projects, which can be found at Starwars.com/kids. Artist Katie Cook has done licensed art for Star Wars, DC, Marvel, Heroes, and Lord of the Rings. She often dreams of being a Wookiee, which explains why she could use a haircut. Room 30CDE 1:00-2:00 Cover Story: The Art of the Cover— Despite the old adage, you can tell a book by its cover, especially if it's a comic book! Mark Evanier talks with fellow Comic-Con special guests Neal Adams (Batman, Green Lantern/Green Arrow), Dave Dorman (Star Wars), Sean Phillips (Criminal, Incognito), and Ivan Reis (Blackest Night, Green Lantern) about what makes a great cover. Room 25ABC 3:30-4:30 501st Costumes— This panel describes the essentials about what it takes to create a costume that meets the standards of quality for entry into the 501st Legion. It will provide an overview of what is involved in creating a costume, the various costume categories, and how much time is involved in creating a costume that is screen accurate. A panel of experts describe, display, and demonstrate tips and techniques used for their costume specialty. Room 26AB
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10:15-11:15 DC Comics Writers Unite!— JMS, Denny O'Neil and Gail Simone (among others) talk about writing.
11:15-12:45 Walt Disney Pictures: TRON: Legacy— my most anticipated movie of the year.
11:30-12:30 Iron Man and Rocket Men: Is Stark Industries an Appropriate Model for Private-Industry Space Exploration?— very cool idea, exploring the sciene behind the movies. I'd pick Tron over this though.
12:00-1:00 Caprica, Battlestar, and Beyond— Richard Hatch is great, I've met him before, and finding out any news about a new movie would be worthwhile.
12:45-1:45 Marvel: Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way— Brian Michael Bendis & Matt Fraction (among others) talk about getting in the door at Marvel.
1:00-2:00 Video Game Comics: The Next Big Thing— Dark Horse and other companies talk video-game comics (I wouldn't be surprised if TFU2 gets brought up, even though it's not mentioned among the comics listed in the description for this event).
1:00-2:00 Hasbro GI Joe— New G.I.Joe cartoon, 'nuff said.
2:00-3:00 DC Focus: Geoff Johns— Green Lantern film, and one of the best writers at DC.
2:00-3:00 Hasbro Transformers— Transformers, though from the toy perspective. Still, might get new info on next summer's movie.
3:15-4:15 Marvel: Mondo Marvel— This is the BIG marvel panel for the convention. All the big announcements from marvel should come out at this.
3:30-4:30 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Exclusive Live demo— it's TFU2, and one of the bigger Star Wars highlights of SDCC.
3:30-4:30 Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries— J. J. Abrams and Joss Whedon? Uh, you had me at hello.
4:30-5:30 Transformers Prime— all about the new cartoon, possibly a prequel to the movie series.
5:45-6:45 Marvel: What's Next: Welcome to the Digital House of Ideas— Marvel's future in digital comics. Not quite as big as the Mondo panel from before, but should still provide interesting insight, especially since Disney is now the owner - what direction are they looking at.
6:45-7:45 Robotech: The First Quarter Century— Robotech!
12:00-1:00 Gamera, The Invincible!— tribute to Gamera, how the creature was made, behind the scenes, etc.
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