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SDCC 2017: Day One Schedule Highlights


The first day schedule of the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con has been officially released and, as usual, there is something for everybody – but here are some of the highlights.

Thursday, July 20

The 5th Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero

This panel offers a behind-the-scenes look at the music of today’s biggest superhero film and TV projects, with unreleased film clips and never-before-heard music. Participating composers include Mark Isham (Cloak & Dagger), Marco Beltrami (Logan, The Wolverine), Brian Tyler (The Mummy, Power Rangers), David Russo (Gotham), and Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther; Death Wish), moderated by Ray Costa. Posters, signed CDs, and other merchandise will be given to audience members who participate in the Q&A.

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:00am – 10:50am
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Teen Titans Go!

Producers and members of the voice cast will answer your questions and premiere a Titan-sized special one-hour episode. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! airs Fridays at 6/5c on Cartoon Network.

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:00am – 11:00am
Room 6A

The 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows

A presentation of new animated shorts, including work from 11 countries and featuring Mirror from This American Life’s Ira Glass, Chris Ware, and John Kuramoto; Google Spotlight Stories’ Oscar-nominated Pearl ; and Walt Disney Pictures’ and Pixar Animation Studios’ Academy Award winner Piper.

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:00am – 11:30am
Ballroom 20

DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender

Zarkon has been defeated and Shiro is nowhere to be found. Without a pilot for the Black Lion or the ability to form Voltron, the team must quickly devise a plan, as the ascension of Prince Lotor pulls them into a perilous game of cat and mouse. Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, Bex Taylor-Klaus, and Tyler Labine debut the first episode of the third season of the Netflix original series DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender. All attendees will receive an SDCC 2017-exclusive poster created by the Voltron crew.

Thursday July 20, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am
Room 6BCF

Dark Horse and Adult Swim Present: Go Team Venture!

In late 2017, Dark Horse and Adult Swim will publish Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of the Venture Bros., which details the creation of the cult classic animated television series. The Venture Bros. creator Jackson Publick and Ken Plume discuss the television show and the art book.

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room 23ABC


Unikitty from The LEGO Movie now has an all-new animated series coming to Cartoon Network. Joining Unikitty in the series will be her little brother and best friend, Puppycorn; Dr. Fox, the resident scientist, and Unikitty’s trusty bodyguard, Hawkodile. Producers and members of the voice cast will give a sneak peek at the new series Produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:15am – 12:15pm
Room 6A

Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies World Reveal

Get the first look at the zombies mode. Meet members of the zombies dev team and some of the Hollywood cast of actors who will be surviving this year’s zombies horror. Attendees will receive a limited-edition Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies poster!

Thursday July 20, 2017 11:45am – 12:45pm
Room 6BCF