Join the Legendary Comics Team and Special Guests in Riveting Panels About Crafting Thrilling Stories for YA Audiences as Well as a Special Look at the Publishers’ Darker Fare, Starting on Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 PM

WHAT: Join the Legendary Comics Team as they discuss some of their upcoming projects including their exciting foray into the YA genre and some of their classic titles featuring beloved kaiju, monsters, and all manner of things that go bump in the night! Legendary Comics will be joined by some of its most popular creators as well as key genre experts. Panel attendees will also get an exclusive look at some of the publisher’s thrilling upcoming projects. You won’t want to miss a minute of these intriguing panels.


WHAT MAKES YA? WE DO!: From daring adventure to first love and feelings, what is it that makes YA so special? Join Nikita Kannekanti (Legendary Comics Senior Editor) and panel guests Michele Wells (Tapas Media CCO), Russ Busse (IDW Senior Editor Middle Grade & YA Originals), Alex Antone (Senior Editor, Skybound Comet/Image Comics) and Dafna Pleban (Senior Editor, BOOM! Box) in a rousing conversation about what they look for in YA storytelling and why we all love it so much.
WHEN: Thursday, July 21, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30PM
WHERE: Room 4

LEGENDARY COMICS THE DARKER SIDE OF LEGENDARY: Kaiju and monsters and horrors oh my! From the studio that brought you Krampus, Trick R Treat and Pacific Rim come the comics that keep you up at night! Join Cavan Scott (Pacific Rim, Sleep Terrors), Brian Buccellato (Head Wounds), Lilah Sturges (Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel, Science of Ghosts), George Mann (Carnival Row), and El Garing (Dracula, Science of Ghosts) as they talk about things that go bump in the night and other supernatural stories.
WHEN: Friday, July 22, 2022, 6:00 PM-7:00PM
WHERE: Room 28DE

LEGENDARY COMICS: YOUNG ADULTS TO NEW ADULTS; GROWING UP GRAPHIC: From transitional ages to transitional media, how do we tell stories for changing readers in a changing world? Join Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Three Little Wishes), James Wright (Lupina), Simon Curtis (Witches of Silverlake), Kami Garcia (The Legion series, Teen Titans, Raven), Sina Grace (Iceman, Sensational Wonder Woman) and Shannon Watters (Lumberjanes, Hollow) in a discussion about crafting stories for young readers, older readers and everyone in between.
WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 2022, 3:00PM – 4:00PM
WHERE: Room 29AB
WHEN: The panels will take place Thursday, July 21, 2022, through Saturday, July 23, 2022

WHERE: The panels will be held at the San Diego Convention Center

Located at 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Interview Opportunities Are Available with the Creators listed Below to Discuss the Following Titles. Please let us know if you’d like to schedule time with these brilliant artists!

Cavan Scott (Writer – Sleep Terrors)
Brian Buccellato (Writer – Head Wounds)
Lilah Sturges (Writer – Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel)
George Mann (Writer – Carnival Row)
El Garing (Artist – Dracula)
Paul Cornell (Writer – Three Little Wishes)
James Wright (Writer – Lupina)
Simon Curtis (Writer – The Witches of Silverlake)

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