For all of you who are as excited as we are for San Diego Comic Con this year, I bring you great news: the official Comic Con site has released the entire schedule for Thursday, July 9th. Which means there is no better time to start your planning for Comic Con festivities. If you are not too sure even where to start, we here at Nerdist have you covered. I know, we are just too good to you sometimes. Take a look at our list of some key panels and events to check out.
The Buffy Effect: Teen Heroines Then and Now / 1o:00am / Room 28DE
Join panelists Kiersten White, Rachel Hawkins, Rae Carson, Brittany Geragotelis, Brittany Geragotelis, and Valerie Tejeda in a talk moderated by Sarah Kuhn discussing the effect Buffy The Vampire Slayer had on teen heorines in film, TV, and books over the past 18 years.
Super Story Behind The Pixar Short Sanjay’s Super Team / 11:00am / Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Director Sanjay Patel and producer Nicole Grindle give a behind the scenes look at creating and building the new Pixar short, Sanjay’s Super Team.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 / 12:00pm / Hall H
Lionsgate brings cast, filmmakers, and never-before-seen footage to Comic Con to celebrate the final chapter of the Hunger Games franchise with fans.
Geek & Sundry with Felicia Day / 1:00pm / Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Level-Up Your Style With Geek Fashion / 1:00pm / Room 14A
Join Dina Kampmeyer (fashion judge, The Geekie Awards), Anastasia Washington (Fashionably Nerdy), our own Amy Ratcliffe, and more to talk about creating a unique, geeky style all your own and the future of geek fashion.
Blizzard Entertainment Showcase / 2:00pm / Room 6BCF
Kim Phan will moderate this panel with Chris Metzen (Blizzard Entertainment SVP story and franchise development) and others to reveal upcoming products and plans for Blizzard in the next year.
Doctor Who: BBC America’s Official Panel / 2:15pm / Hall H
The Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi, will be joined by Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez, Steven Moffat, and Brian Minchin to talk about the new season of Doctor Who.
Powers: Ordinary Heroes, Extraordinary Possibilities / 3:oopm / Room 6A
Co-creators and executive produers Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, showrunner Remi Aubuchon, and cast members Susan Heyward and Olesya Rulin discuss the Season 1 blu-ray for the hit Playstation series, as well as plans for Season 2.
Sherlock / 3:45pm / Ballroom 20
Executive producers Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue, as well as actor Rupert Graves, discuss the upcoming adventures of their modern take on the world’s most famous sleuth.
Con Man: The Fan Revolt 13 Years In The Making / 3:45pm / Hall H
Alan Tudyk, Nathan Fillion, P. J. Haarsma, Mindy Sterling and others talk Con Man, the web series that nearly broke Indy GoGo, and making Tudyk’s dream project a reality.
Teen Wolf / 5:00pm / Ballroom 20
Info, sneak peeks and Q&A with the cast and the executive producer of the hit MTV show.
Sense8 / 5:00pm / Room 5AB
Co-creator, writer, and executive producer J. Michael Straczynski hosts a panel discussing the first season of this new Netflix original series.
The Most Dangerous Women At Comic Con / 5:00pm / Room 25ABC
Jenna Busch, Susan Eisenberg, Jane Espenson, Jacqueline Goehner, Katrina Hill, Makayla Lynn ,Chase Masterson, Dr. Janina Scarlet, Stephanie Thorpe , and Jessica Tseang discuss the best of female super villains, and their under representation in media.
Geek & Sundry Trivia Game: How Geeky Are You? / 7:00pm / Room 23ABC
The crew of the Geek & Sundry Twitch channel battle against the audience in a game of geek culture knowledge. Yes, there are prizes.
The Nerdist Comics Panel: SDCC Edition / 8:00pm / Room 23ABC
Ben Blacker and Heath Corson discuss the business of writing comics.
Nerdist Gaming / 9:00pm / Room 23ABC
Our own gaming editor, Malik Forté, will be joined by friends to discuss the state of the gaming industry and what the future might hold.
To check out the rest of what is in store for you at San Diego Comic Con on Thursday, head over to the official list. Trust me, there is a lot more than what is listed here. Also, be sure to swing by Petco Park in downtown San Diego to check out all the fun that will be had at The Nerdist Conival event. Be sure to let us know what panel or event you are looking forward to most in the comments below!