Powerhouse Marvel is bringing a few TV shows to SDCC this year. Just a few though. Newcomers Cloak & Dagger will be having their own panel but Runaways has been shafted this year. In fact, there’s only one Netflix series coming to the convention this year. What gives?
Those excited to see more of Iron Fist will be happy to know it’s the one Netflix show that made it. Marvel will also be bringing Marvel Rising, a new animated series featuring Quake from Agents of SHIELD. Speaking of those SHIELD agents, they won’t be coming though they will be by to sign autographs.
I think it’s rather surprising how “little” they’re bringing. While we just got Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, it still would’ve been nice to see more from New York’s Defenders. I’m also surprised we’re getting nothing from Runaways! But! We’re sure to get a few new looks at the new series so it’s not all bad.
Check out the full schedule below and let us know what you think! What are you most looking forward to? Be sure to come back to Geek Girl Authority for more SDCC 2018 news!
THURSDAY, JULY 19th
MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS: MARVEL RISING
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM in Room 6DE
Marvel Rising brings together the next generation of Marvel Super Heroes for the next generation of Marvel fans. This is your chance to be among the first to see a sneak peek of this group of powered teens and their adventures that are full of heart, action, comedy, and powerful messages for every kind of Marvel fan. Join our Quake Chloe Bennet (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, “Nashville”), our Squirrel Girl Milana Vayntrub (“This Is Us”, “Silicon Valley”), our Ms. Marvel Kathreen Khavari (“Big Little Lies”, “Marvel’s Avengers”), our 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) as well as additional surprise guests for an action-packed panel that will showcase the first look of the animated shorts, special announcements, and so much more.
MARVEL’S IRON FIST
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Ballroom 20
Be among the first to get the exclusive inside scoop on what’s in-store for season two of “Marvel’s Iron Fist” as Danny Rand and Colleen Wing set off on a new adventure as the protectors of lower NYC. Join Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb, and surprise guests in what is sure to be a high-octane panel you don’t want to miss!
FRIDAY, JULY 20th
MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM in Ballroom 20
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 super hero genre, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger”. Don’t miss this action-packed panel featuring a lively Q&A moderated by executive producer and head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, along with a special 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.
SATURDAY, JULY 21st
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM in Ballroom 20
(EXTENDED SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK)- 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. Join executive producers Matt Nix and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb along with stars Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Skyler Samuels for an exclusive first-look at the upcoming second season; returning Tuesdays this Fall on FOX.
SUNDAY, JULY 22nd
MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM in Room 6A
Marvel Animation returns for the always action-packed, news-breaking panel where you’ll get eyefuls of never-before-seen information and sneak peeks… plus…as always…some surprise guests that’ll reveal waaay too much! GET THERE! You’ll also have a chance to meet the stars of your favorite Marvel Animation series at signing events at the Marvel booth (#2329) throughout the weekend.
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM in Hall H
“Legion” is the story of David Haller, a man who believed himself to be schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen. Along with a team of other extraordinarily gifted people, David learned to accept his true self and set out to defeat The Shadow King, who was on a path to attaining infinite and world-ending power. In season two, a series of mind-bending twists and turns called into question who is the hero, and who is the villain. Legion is based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. Join Executive Producers John Cameron and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb, along with co-EP, Nathaniel Halpern, plus cast members for a conversation on what to look forward to from Season 3.
MARVEL TELEVISION AUTOGRAPH SIGNING SCHEDULE –Booth #2329:
JOIN CAST MEMBERS AND PRODUCERS OF YOUR FAVORITE MARVEL SERIES AS THEY MEET THE FANS AND SIGN AUTOGRAPHS! ***Please note that signings are ticketed events and passes will be available to win on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 9:15 AM on Thursday, July 19, Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 at the Marvel Booth (#2329).
THURSDAY, JULY 19
Marvel’s Iron Fist – Signing Event
2:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
Marvel Rising– Signing Event
5:00 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
SATURDAY, JULY 22
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Signing Event
10:00 AM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Signing Event
12:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
The Gifted – Signing Event
3:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
SUNDAY, JULY 23
Legion – Signing Event
11:45 AM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
Marvel’s Animation – Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest – Signing Event
3:00 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)
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