While comic conventions are starting to take place in-person around the country, the granddaddy of all comic convention, San Diego Comic Con, will continue as a virtual event this summer, and DC Comics will be bringing out the big guns for fans watching around the globe.
DC’s line-up includes all of the major publishing initiatives and characters one would expect at a Comic Con, with panels about the upcoming Batman event Batman: Fear Street, DC’s new horror imprint, the Dark Nights: Death Metal soundtrack, and updates on Superman and Wonder Woman’s latest comic adventures.
For the full list and official description of DC’s Comic-Con@Home panels, check out the list below:
BATMAN: FEAR STATE
Friday, July 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. PT/4 pm. ET
Gotham Group Editor Ben Abernathy brings together a rogues gallery of writers and artists to talk about what’s upcoming for everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader in Batman: Fear State. Joining Ben are John Ridley (The Other History of the DC Universe), Mariko Tamaki (Dark Detective), James Tynion IV (Batman), Stephanie Phillips (Batman: Urban Legends, Harley Quinn) and Tom Taylor (Batman: The Detective, Nightwing).
DC HORROR – DC READ WITH THE LIGHTS ON
Friday, July 23, 2021 at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET
Join DC Editor Katie Kubert as she talks about the scariest stories in the Multiverse and beyond with James Tynion IV (The Nice House on the Lake), David Johnson-McGoldrick (The Conjuring: The Lover), Bill Sienkiewicz (The Conjuring: The Lover, 30 Days of Night), and Matthew Rosenberg (The Joker Presents: A Puzzlebox, Task Force Z). Find out what’s crawling out of nightmares and into the pages of DC’s horror comics this summer.
Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET
DC Editor in Chief Marie Javins leads a super discussion with the super talented, multiple Eisner Award-nominated writers Tom Taylor (Superman: Son of Kal-El), Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Action Comics) and Grant Morrison (Superman and the Authority). Fans of both Clark and Jon Kent won’t want to miss this one!
DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL: THE SOUNDTRACK
Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 2 pm PT/5 p.m. ET
Discover the secret origin of the original soundtrack executive produced by Tyler Bates (John Wick Franchise) inspired by DC’s best selling Dark Nights: Death Metal comics and graphic novels by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo featuring panelists Scott Snyder, Tyler Bates, singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, and Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor moderated by Gwarsenio Hall from Two Minutes to Late Night.
DC WONDER WOMAN: WONDER WOMAN ACROSS THE MULTIVERSE
Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET
DC Associate Editor Brittany Holzherr talks with the wonderful writers and artists mapping out the history and the future of the Amazonian princess—and the rest of the Wonder Women in the DC Multiverse. Tune in to hear what’s coming from Becky Cloonan (Wonder Woman), Michael Conrad (Wonder Woman), Stephanie Williams (Wonder Woman 1984), and Alitha Martinez (Immortal Wonder Woman).
Links will go live when the panels are posted on the official Comic-Con International website.
An in-person “mini” Comic-Con Special Edition will take place this November, from November 26-28. Details are still emerging about capacity and according to the event’s organizers, other aspects are “…still being finalized” and “badge cost, attendance capacity, and related information will be forthcoming.”
Be sure to check with Conskipper frequently during Comic-Con@Home 2021 for breaking news and other panel information.