Comic-Con International: San Diego begins in just two weeks and by annual tradition, we have your first look at the daily program schedule. Thursday’s schedule includes the following Transformers-related panels:
Thursday, July 18 • 10:00am – 11:00am Room 29AB
Celebrating 35 years of everyone’s favorite Robots in Disguise, IDW Publishing and Hasbro are proud to present a bold new universe with the launch of multiple new Transformers titles. Artist Livio Ramondelli (Transformers: Galaxies, Optimus Prime), writer Tyler Bleszinski (Transformers: Galaxies, Vox Media), Hasbro’s Michael Kelly (VP, Global Publishing), Erik Burnham (Transformers/Ghostbusters), and a few surprise panelists will talk about what’s new in Transformers comics, announce upcoming projects, and talk about how to make the next 35 years of Transformers great. Moderated by IDW Transformers editor David Mariotte.
Thursday, July 18 • 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 29AB
What is The Power of The Spark ? Get a behind-the-scenes look into what’s next for Cartoon Network and Hasbro Studios’ Transformers Cyberverse. Jack Conway moderates the discussion with Cyberverse story editor Randolph Heard, writers Gavin Hignight, Zac Atkinson, Dan Salgarolo, and Mae Catt, Hasbro Studios’ Mikiel Houser, a TBD member of the Transformers Brand team and the voice of Bumblebee, Jeremy Levy. The team will talk new characters, new stories, and new toys and will be sharing an exclusive clip from season 2, as well as opening up the mic for an audience Q&A.
Thursday, July 18 • 2:00pm – 3:00pm Room 23ABC
Celebrate 35 years of Transformers with a nod to the past, look at the present, and reveals of what the franchise has in store for the future. Since 1984 the brand has showcased the power of belief and wonder and the idea that there is always more than you expect! You will be able to travel behind the scenes of the new Cyberverse Chapter 2: Power of the Spark with sneak peeks of new characters never before encountered on Cybertron. You will also be the first to hear about new Transformers Generations toys that have yet to hit store shelves, straight from the design and marketing teams at Hasbro. Exciting new Transformers initiatives from trusted partners will be shared, as well as the induction of the 2019 Transformers Hall of Fame members. Be prepared for huge surprises and reveals seen first here! Panelists are Ben Montano, Sonal Majmudar, John Frazier, Sean Carmine Isabella, Mikiel Houser, and Ashley Creedon.
What are your burning questions for these panels? Are you attending the convention? Stay tuned for more Transformers-related Comic-Con updates as the Friday, Saturday and Sunday program schedules are released in the next three days and join the discussion on the 2005 boards!