If you are only going to the San Diego Comic-Con for Marvel stuff, the company has released it’s breakdown of panels for the show.

Thursday, July 23

WHAT: Mondo Marvel Panel
WHEN: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
THE 411:  From the Marvel U to the Ultimate U and everything in between, we’ve got the top talent on hand to talk about all of your favorite heroes and villains as well as make a few surprise announcements!  Panelists include Jason Aaron (WOLVERINE: WEAPON X),  Dennis Calero (X MEN NOIR), Matt Fraction (INVINCIBLE IRON MAN), Paul Tobin (MODELS, INC), Frank Tieri (DARK REIGN: LETHAL LEGION), Steve Wacker (Spider-Man Editor), Jim McCann (NEW AVENGERS: THE REUNION) and more as they take on all questions!

WHAT: Marvel: Breaking Into the House of Ideas Panel
WHEN: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
THE 411:  Are you a writer or artist?  Ever dream of working for Marvel?  Do you find yourself thinking “I could do that…if I knew how!”  Well, here’s your chance!  Join C.B. Cebulski, Marvel’s Talent Liason, and special guests writer Jeph Loeb (ULTIMATUM), Marvel editor Charlie Beckerman, artist Mike Choi (X-FORCE), colorist Christina Strain (RUNAWAYS) and more to find out the answers on how to get your foot in the door at every level in the creative process and how to make your job Marvel!

Friday, July 24

WHAT: X-Men Panel
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
THE 411: The streets have erupted in violence and the safe haven mutants thought they’d found is in turmoil.  The Dark Avengers have put Daken in Wolverine’s place, and there’s an all-out war tearing through space and time with a certain red-haired green-eyed girl at the center of it.  You’ve got questions & these people have answers!  X-Men group Editor Axel Alonso is joined by a host of creators to lay out what’s going on and resurrect a beloved…-well, that would be telling!  You need to hear it for yourself!  Panelists include Matt Fraction (DARK AVENGERS/UNCANNY X-MEN: UTOPIA), Craig Kyle & Chris Yost (X-FORCE), Marjorie Liu (DARK WOLVERINE), Daniel Way (DEADPOOL), Jason Aaron (WOLVERINE: WEAPON X) and more for this all-new, all-deadly panel!

WHAT: Cup O’ Joe Panel
WHEN: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
THE 411: This is it, Mighty Marvel fans—the no-holds-barred, anything goes, full of surprises panel you wait all year for, and it’s here!  Marvel’s EEK (Editor-in-Chief) Joe Quesada takes on all questions, shocks the audience with jaw-dropping announcements and keeps you guessing with surprise guests.  You never know who will show up, but you better be here, because this is the panel that everyone will be talking about! 

WHAT: Marvel Animation Panel
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
THE 411: The new age of Marvel animation is here! Marvel’s President of Animation Eric Rollman and General Manager of Nicktoons Network Keith Dawkins are joined by the creative minds behind the new hit series “Wolverine and the X-Men,” and “Iron Man: Armored Adventures.” Head Writers Greg Johnson (WXM), Chris Yost (IMAA), Supervising Producer Craig Kyle (WXM, IMAA), Voice Director Jamie Simone (WXM) and the voice of Wolverine, Steve Blum, discuss each series and what the future holds. Then stay tuned for a first look at Marvel Animé from acclaimed Japanese animation studio Madhouse, featuring Madhouse President Masao Maruyama (Gotham Knight, Tokyo Godfathers), and writer Warren Ellis (The Authority, ASTONISHING X-MEN). Also expect sneak peaks at the upcoming next Marvel Animated Feature from Lionsgate. You don’t want to miss this panel!

WHAT: Marvel Digital Comics…And Beyond! Panel
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
THE 411: Since its groundbreaking November 2007 debut, Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited has been all the Internet rage! It’s the greatest collection of Marvel comics ever assembled online and it’s only getting better. Featuring over 6,000 titles with newly digitized comics added every weekday, the site now features its own line of digital-first exclusive comics. Join members of the Marvel Digital Media Group to learn all about the state of Marvel digital comics, casual games, original streaming video and the future of Marvel’s ever-growing digital endeavors.

Saturday, July 25

WHAT: Marvel: “Hero Up” with The Super Hero Squad Show! Panel
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
THE 411: Marvel’s first action-comedy series is a manic, mind-blowing, all-ages romp through the Marvel Universe. Coming to Cartoon Network in September, the animated show is loaded with superstar voice talent. Join several of the actors, previewing their characters in a live performance: including Tom Kenny (Spongebob) as Iron Man & M.O.D.O.K., Charlie Adler (Cow and Chicken, Transformers features) as Dr. Doom, Steve Blum “Wolverine and the X-Men”) as Wolverine, Grey DeLisle (Fairly Oddparents, Clone Wars) as Ms. Marvel, and Stan “The Man” Lee as The Mayor. Supervising Producer Cort Lane (“Iron Man: Armored Adventures”), Matt Wayne (Justice League Unlimited), Supervising Director Mitch Schauer (Freakazoid, Angry Beavers), Exec. Producer Joe Quesada (Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief) & Exec. Producer Eric Rollman (President, Marvel Animation) share series secrets, a world premiere clip and a preview of THQ’s epic “Super Hero Squad” video game. Followed by Q&A!

WHAT: Dark Reign Panel
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Room 6A
THE 411: The Cabal has taken over the Marvel Universe and forever changed it.  Now, Norman Osborn has his LIST and is taking everyone down who stands in his way.  What lies on the horizon?  Find out here as the creators behind the madmen & women putting the Marvel Heroes through their paces answer your questions and let you in on what happens next! Join Joe Quesada, Rick Remender (DARK REIGN: THE LIST), Matt Fraction (INVINCIBLE IRON MAN), Jason Aaron (DARK REIGN: THE LIST), Frank Tieri (DARK REIGN: MADE MEN), Joe Casey (DARK REIGN: ZODIAC), Marvel editor Alejandro Arbona and more as they shed some light on DARK REIGN! 

WHAT: Marvel Studios/Paramount: “Iron Man 2” Movie Panel
WHEN: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
THE 411: Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the sequel to the blockbuster film based on the legendary Marvel Super Hero Iron Man.  Directed by Jon Favreau, “Iron Man 2” stars Robert Downey Jr. Joining Downey in the cast are Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Jon Favreau, Clark Gregg, John Slattery, Mickey Rourke and Samuel L. Jackson.

Sunday, July 26

WHAT: The Women of Marvel Panel
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
THE 411: One of the most talked about panels from last year is back!  Forget Storm & She-Hulk, meet the real Ms. Marvels of the comic world!  Join women from every discipline in the creative process at Marvel to hear what it’s like working as a woman in comics today and how you can join them.  Say goodbye to the so-called “Boy’s Club,” these ladies are busting down the four-color ceiling!  Guests include New York Times Best Selling author Marjorie Liu (DARK WOLVERINE), Christina Strain (WORLD WAR HULK), Colleen Coover (MARVEL ADVENTURES), Sonia Oback (X-FORCE), Emily Warren (SECRET INVASION) and more!

WHAT: The Next Generation of Marvel Video Games Panel
WHEN: 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
WHERE: Room 6A
THE 411: “Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2,” “Super Hero Squad” and “Iron Man 2.”  Join us for trailer previews, discussion and Q&A on the next wave of Marvel Games from publishers Activision, THQ and SEGA.  Writers Matt Fraction , Mark Hoffmeier and Evan Skolnick will be on hand along with the game developers Kyle Brink, Robert Blackadder, Dan Tanguay and TQ Jefferson to discuss views on how story and design can come together to make licensed games that don’t suck.

via Marvel


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  1. Oh my…the Joe Q panel is going to be nothing but non-stop NERD RAGE at One More Day, I’ll wager.

    …and I would like a video of it if that is the case. Heh.

  2. Marvel has always tried to live blog a lot of their panels.

    I had some fun checking out the NYCC stuff they did.

    Hopefully we will see that again.

  3. @Dr. Bolty: Nah The crowd is fickle and uncommitted. There’s will probably be more people praising him for Spider-Man (even though OMD had NOTHING to do with that success) than berating him.
    Would be fun if someone threw his shoes at him though. ;p

    @Gaumer: If they were going to do a live blog, wouldn’t they have announced it by now?

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