Marvel Comics’ plans for Comic-Con@Home have been revealed in full today after Disney+ revealed a 616 panel was on the way just last week. The new free virtual convention will take place at the regularly scheduled San Diego Comic-Con dates of July 22-26, 2020.
Customary of every big comic book convention Marvel has revealed their “Next Big Thing” panel will take place July 24 at 11:00 AM pacific. That’s the event you don’t want to miss at any comic book convention. The description promises info on Marvel’s first big X-Men event since Jonathan Hickman took over with X of Swords info, as well as time devoted to the milestone Amazing Spider-Man #850, and an appearance from Werewolf by Night (read the preview here) with creators Taboo and Ben Jackendoff.
Marvel Comics also revealed the Marvel HQ panel will take place a day earlier on July 23rd at 4:00 PM eastern. This is a panel for the younger audience members as it will cover Spider-Man: Maximum Venom and other animated series.
For the full details on all three Marvel Comics panels read below!
Disney+ / Marvel’s 616 : Thursday, July 23, 1:00 PM PT
Marvel’s 616 explores how Marvel’s rich legacy of stories, characters and creators exist within the “world outside your window.” Each documentary, helmed by a unique filmmaker, explores the intersections of storytelling, pop culture and fandom within the Marvel Universe. Join directors Gillian Jacobs, Paul Scheer and executive producers Sarah Amos and Jason Sterman as they discuss the making of this Disney+ original anthology series with moderator Angélique Roché.
MARVEL HQ: Thursday, July 23, 4:00 PM PST
This is the destination for all our young Marvel fans (and their families)! Check out everything Marvel HQ has to offer about your favorite Super Heroes, with a comics read-along, an epic Lego battle, and a behind-the-scenes look at our animated series, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Maximum Venom. And grab some paper and a crayon because we’re going to draw that symbiote baddie together in Marvel Draw! Visit Marvel HQ at www.youtube.com/marvelhq.
Marvel Comics: Next Big Thing: Friday, July 24, 11:00 AM PST
Join Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski as he breaks down all the latest and greatest coming from the House of Ideas with some of Marvel’s most epic creators! Tom Brevoort, Al Ewing and Dan Slott will dive into the cosmic calamity coming to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in the pages of EMPYRE! An army is gathering in the latest X-Men crossover event, X OF SWORDS, and Jordan White, Tini Howard and Gerry Duggan have all the juicy details! Nick Lowe, Nick Spencer and Mark Bagley will discuss the landmark AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #850 ushering in the return of the Green Goblin! Plus Nick Lowe rejoins the panel to discuss the return of the classic Marvel character, Werewolf by Night, with creators Taboo and Ben Jackendoff!! Be there, True Believers!