The 2019 San Diego Comic-Con is just a few short weeks away and we now have a look at the Sunday schedule of events taking place on July 21, 2019!
There’s not any panels that fall directly under the Disney umbrella this year on this day but there’s still other goings on that Disney fans will enjoy, too.
Here’s a look at just some of those offerings that Disney fans will want to scope out including Cartoon Voices II; Life After Disney with Floyd Norman; The Science of Spider-Man: Far From Home; and Hollywood and Emerging Tech: The Evolution of Entertainment 3.0.
Below are details about all the great Disney-related events!
SDCC 2019 Sunday Events
The Annual Jack Kirby Tribute Panel
This annual panel celebrates Comic-Con’s first superstar guest, the man they call “The King of Comics,” Jack Kirby. Jack left us in 1994, but his influence on comics, film, and this convention has never been greater. Discussing the man and his work this year are Kurt Busiek (Astro City, Marvels), Buzz Dixon (Thundarr the Barbarian, Destroyer Duck), Mike Royer (Kirby’s favorite inker), attorney Paul S. Levine, and maybe a few surprise panelists. Naturally, it’s moderated by former Kirby assistant Mark Evanier.
Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am – 11:15am, Room 5AB
Alitha Martinez has been a fixture in the background of comics for 20 years. starting with her debut on the pages of Marvel’s Iron Man and continuing today on such titles as Marvel’s Moon Girl and Humanoid’s Omni, but did you know that Black Panther’s World of Wakanda was her second trip to Wakanda? Come discover someone who’s a self-described workhorse and the first woman of color to draw flagship titles for both Marvel and DC comics.
Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am, Room 4
Do you want to know what it takes to build your own droid from the Star Wars galaxy? Southern California R2 builders Mike Senna, Michael McMaster, William Miyamoto, Thomas Roeoesli, Chris Romines, and Victor Franco discuss how their robots are built and how they work. Topics include materials, blueprints, techniques, tools, and electronics used to bring their droids to life.
Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am – 11:00am, Room 11
Life After Disney with Floyd Norman
Floyd Norman (artist, animator, The Jungle Book, Toy Story 2) highlights the periods of his career not working for the Walt Disney Studios. Floyd will give a keynote presentation showcasing his fascinating projects working with people outside of the Disney company, including Fat Albert for Bill Cosby, the Soul Train main titles, Smokey Robinson’s Bushead, and many more from over the years.
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm, Room 4
Making Comics the Marvel Way
A slew of mighty Marvel panelists take you behind the scenes and show you how a Marvel comic book is made. Learn about every aspect of production, including writing, pencilling, inking, coloring, editing, and more, with creators on hand to offer personal insights and anecdotes.
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am – 12:15pm, Room 5AB
Evermore Park: Creating the Living Experience Theme Park
Josh Shipley (CCO, Evermore Park, former Walt Disney Imagineer), Logan Long (creative studio director, Evermore Park; Face Off multiple season contestant), Dave Powell (armor and weapons fabrication lead), and Brooke Wilkins (senior costuming supervisor) will be discussing the ongoing creation and storytelling of this new “living experience theme park.” Incorporating authentic European historical architecture, professional prop building, full body character costuming, and puppetry, Evermore Park is the living embodiment of fantasy themed immersive theatre, embracing a strong culture of audience cosplay and interactive role-play.
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:30am – 12:30pm, Room 8
Cartoon Voices II
With the smash-hit success of yesterday’s Cartoon Voices I panel, there’s no choice but to do another one-with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that will include Jim Meskimen (The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Robin Atkin Downes (Ben 10, Star Wars Rebels), Secunda Wood (Boss Baby, Days Gone), Dee Bradley Baker (American Dad, Looney Tunes), Candi Milo (Fanboy & Chum Chum, Jimmy Neutron), and probably someone else.
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:45am – 1:15pm, Room 6A
Rebuilding and Reinventing the Modern Girl Through Stories
We’re in a post–Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel world, well into a time where we all know that girls and women can kick ass and be strong protagonists. That girls can grow up to be president or walk on the moon, or be a queen or a superhero. But a lot of old stereotypes that still persist. How do we reinvent the new girl order to build new characters for the enlightened girl? How do we pay tribute to the heroines of the past while still looking toward the future? What’s the difference between writing established heroines and creating your own? What do creators and fans want out of a powerful female protagonist? Panelists Cecil Castellucci (Snow White), Sarah Kuhn (Batgirl), Nilah Macgruder (Marvel Rising), Seanan McGuire (Spider-Gwen), Danielle Paige (Mera), and moderator Jenn Fujikawa (Star Wars and Marvel.com) discuss the challenges of building modern heroines in a variety of mediums for the modern girl.
Sunday July 21, 2019 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
The Science of Spider-Man: Far From Home
Following up on his hit WonderCon panel The Science of Avengers: Endgame, Nerdist’s science editor and host of Because Science Kyle Hill (The Science of Mortal Kombat, MythBusters: The Search) breaks down the actual science behind Marvel’s latest web-slinging adventure, with help from star YouTubers Allen Pan (Sufficiently Advanced, MythBusters: The Search), Dianna Cowern (Physics Girl), Alie Caldwell (Neuro Transmissions, SciShow), and Kishore Hari (community organizer for Adam Savage’s Tested website). Q&A session to follow.
Sunday July 21, 2019 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 7AB
World Premiere of LEGO DC: Batman: Family Matters
Batman, Robin, and Batgirl must stick together even when Gotham’s most dangerous villains attempt to pull them apart in LEGO DC: Batman: Family Matters, the latest animated adventure in the LEGO DC series. Witness the World Premiere of this action-packed, brick-tastic adventure that will be followed by a star-studded panel of actors and filmmakers, including the voices of Batman, Batgirl, and Robin—Troy Baker (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman: Arkham Origins), Alyson Stoner (Phineas and Ferb) and Scott Menville (Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go!)—along with Jason Spisak (Young Justice) as Red Hood, Tara Strong (Batman: The Animated Series, Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go!) as Batwoman, and Steve Blum (Cowboy Bebop, Star Wars Rebels) as Scarecrow. Filmmakers include producer Rick Morales (LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood), director Matt Peters (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis), and screenwriter Jeremy Adams (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash). Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC, and the LEGO Group, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD and Digital starting August 20, 2019.
Sunday July 21, 2019 2:15pm – 4:15pm, Room 6BCF
Starship Smackdown: We Built This Starship on Rock and Roll Edition
The ultimate way to say sayanora to SDCC 50 will be with this legendary panel in which these experts determine who will win the highly coveted Smackdown title. Can the Starship Enterprise defeat an Imperial Star Destroyer? Will the Battlestar Galactica be assimilated by a Borg Cube? Will the Nostromo be taken over by Rathars? And will the Jefferson Starship disappear forever after Thanos snaps his fingers? Only if you’re lucky. This panel of sage spaceshipologists includes Ashley E. Miller (Red Sonja, Thor), Steven Melching (Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Resistance), Kay Reindl (Freakish, Millennium), Robert Meyer Burnett (Free Enterprise, Agent Cody Banks), Daren Dochterman (Westworld, Master and Commander), Jeff Bond (The World of The Orville, The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen), Shawna Benson (The 100, Green Arrow), and your jocular host, the Mr. Rourke of the stars, Mark A. Altman (Pandora, The Librarians). 12 ships enter. One starship survives. Accept no substitute, this is the one, the only San Diego Comic-Con Starship Smackdown-and there can be only one.
Sunday July 21, 2019 2:45pm – 4:45pm, Room 6A
Hollywood and Emerging Tech: The Evolution of Entertainment 3.0
A diverse panel explore where Hollywood and technology is headed in 2019 and beyond. They’ll discuss the future of content distribution and access from some of the top providers of tech and content. Moderated by Forbes contributor David Bloom. Featuring participants from Paramount, AMC, Netflix, Disney, the TV Academy, and NBC/Universal.
Sunday July 21, 2019 3:00pm – 4:00pm, Room 24ABC
But Wait, There’s More!
Below are some of the announcements already made for SDCC 2019. Keep an eye here tomorrow for more SDCC announcements!
- 2019 San Diego Comic-Con: Thursday’s Disney-related events!
- 2019 San Diego Comic-Con: Friday’s Disney-related events!
- 2019 San Diego Comic-Con: Saturday’s Disney-related events!
As always, all information is subject to change without notice. Find the full San Diego Comic-Con schedule here: comiccon2019.sched.org.