Warner Bros. Discovery has announced its line-up of panels for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con! From 21st until the 24th of July, the media giant will present a series of can’t-miss panels, behind-the-scenes conversations, activations, and more to celebrate new and fan-favourite live-action and animated television series.
Divisions of the company such as Adult Swim, HBO, Cartoon Network Studios, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Television and many more are joining forces to mark the first in-person presence in three years at the world’s premiere comic book and popular arts convention. Check out the highlights that will fly this year at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con!
1. SDCC’s Hall H welcomes “House of the Dragon” and “The Sandman”.
HBO will unveil the original series based on “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, “House of the Dragon” with its panel. Warner Bros. Television returns with panels for “The Sandman,” followed by a special presentation by the stars and producers and a Q&A session afterward. “House of the Dragon” sets to debut on HBO and HBO GO on the 22nd of August and the 22nd of August on HBO GO. “The Sandman” will premiere on the 5th of August on Netflix.
Additionally, Warner Bros. will sponsor the official Comic-Con 2022 collectible bag for the 11th year. Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of DC, Jim Lee, has created two designs for this year’s must-have collectible swag holder. The designs feature more than 50 characters from across the DC Multiverse, and two QR codes will be embedded in the bag, which will unlock special surprises for fans.
2. Join DC line of panels with Jim Lee, “Dark Crisis”, “Gotham”, and more!
DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee will discuss some top-secret comic books coming from DC with his colleagues. DC Executive Editor Ben Abernathy will moderate a discussion with a panel of comic book creators and writers such as Tini Howard (“Catwoman”), Ram V (“Detective Comics”), and many more to explore the world of Gotham heroes, anti-heroes and super-villains.
Following these panels include details on “Dark Crisis” from critical members of the talent behind the event, 2022 Eisner Award Nominees Tom King & Tom Taylor discussing their works and plans, and also highlights of comics and graphic novels across the DC Multiverse by Daniel Warren Johnson and Juan Gedeon (“Jurassic League”), Kami Garcia (“Constantine: Distorted Illusions”), Becky Cloonan & Michael Conrad (“Batgirls”), and more!
3. Take a look inside Warner Bros. Games
The videogame team will get into the upcoming open-world action RPG “Gotham Knights,” which is set to release worldwide on the 25th of October for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Get behind the scenes of “MultiVersus” too, the all-new free-to-play platform fighter videogame featuring beloved personalities and heroes such as Batman, Superman, Harley Quinn, and many more!
4. There is something for the whole family
Take a look at all the latest from the Loony Tunes Loon-iverse with the new season of “Looney Tunes Cartoons,” the latest series of “Bugs Bunny Builders,” and the upcoming “Tiny Toons Looniversity” with bonus surprises to look forward to! Of course, you can also stick around for sneak peeks, giveaways, and exciting looney games. Cartoon Network will give the first looks, sneak peeks, and more inside scoops on “Craig of the Creek,” “Teen Titans Go!”, and “We Baby Bears,” followed by a panel of the cast and crew of “Gremlins: The Secrets of the Mogwai,” and “Sesame Street Mecha Builders” which will be moderated by Alan Muraoka from “Sesame Street.”
More discussions and Q&As by Adult Swim for “SMILING FRIENDS,” the second season of “Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal,” and the third season of “Tuca & Bertie,” and “Rick and Morty: The Vindicators,” including the screening of the digital series. TBS’ “AEW: Dynamite” and TNT’s “AEW: Rampage” will take the San Diego Comic-Con stage for the very first time to give a ringside perspective of the popular wrestling promotion. Finally, “Green Lantern: Beware My Power” debuts on the 26th of July digitally, and season three of “Harley Quinn” will have its advance screening for the first two episodes at the convention.
Warner Bros. will sponsor the official Comic-Con 2022 collectible bag this year for the 11th time. Jim Lee has created two designs for this year’s must-have collectible swag holder. The designs feature more than 50 characters from across the DC Multiverse, and two QR codes will be embedded in the bag, which will unlock special surprises for fans!
Anis Sharina contributed to this article.