Warner Bros. Discovery Takes Flight at San Diego Comic-Con


Warner Bros. Discovery takes flight at Comic-Con 2022, as the combined divisions of the company are joining forces to mark the first in-person presence in three years at the world’s premier comic book and popular arts convention. We’re back with a vengeance to present a series of can’t-miss panels, behind-the-scenes conversations, activations, and more to celebrate new and fan-favorite live-action and animated television series, movies, comics, and games from Thursday, July 21, through Sunday, July 24.

Fans can expect to see a panel for the HBO Original Series “House of the Dragon,” the prequel to “Game of Thrones”. Warner Bros. Television returns to Hall H with a panel for the highly anticipated new drama “The Sandman,” based on Neil Gaiman’s legendary DC comic, as well as the last-ever panel for the hit drama series “Riverdale”. DC activities include a must-see panel with Jim Lee and friends, deep dives into “Dark Crisis” and comics set in Gotham City and across the DC Multiverse, and a conversation between Tom Taylor & Tom King. Warner Bros. Games will take fans inside the “Gotham Knights” and “MultiVersus” video games. And that’s NOT all, folks! Warner Bros. Animation will unveil a first look at three series from the Looney Tunes Loon-iverse and answer burning questions about “Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai”. Fans can also test exactly how much they know about their favorite kids and family series on Cartoon Network and HBO Max. Don’t forget a panel with Sesame Workshop’s featured and furry friends behind Cartoonito’s newest preschool series “Sesame Street Mecha Builders” and other favorite Muppets in the Sesameverse. Plus, Adult Swim will present panels for SMILING FRIENDS, Genndy Tartakovsky’s “Primal,” “Rick and Morty” digital spinoff series “The Vindicators,” and Tuca & Bertie, and the TNets will give fans a ringside view of the AEW (All Elite Wrestling) franchise. HBO Max will also present a special advance screening of the first two episodes of the new season of acclaimed adult animated comedy “Harley Quinn,” and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will host the world premiere of the original movie “Green Lantern: Beware My Power”.

For the 11th year, Warner Bros. will once again serve as the sponsor of the official Comic-Con 2022 bag. Jim Lee, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of DC, has created two designs for this year’s must-have collectible swag holder, featuring more than 50 characters from across the DC Multiverse. Each bag will also feature two QR codes which will unlock special surprises for fans beginning Thursday, July 21. More than 160,000 bags have been produced for Comic-Con, and fans can claim theirs when checking in at the convention, while supplies last. I.D. Me Promotions handled physical production of the bags for the Studio.

For comic book fans, you can take a deep dive into all things DC with Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee, experience a Dark Crisis event 30 years in the making, join writers Tom Taylor & Tom King for a conversation, and get insider info from top creators behind the DC Multiverse.

Warner Bros. Games gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the “Gotham Knights” and “MultiVersus” video games with the cast and creators.

Cartoon Network and HBO Max will treat attendees to fun, interactive experiences during a kids and family multi-show panel.

DC will present five panels, including Jim Lee and Friends — Join world-renowned comic book artist and DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee in this can’t-miss panel featuring some of his comic book colleagues to talk with them about some of the top-secret comic books coming from DC! Special guests and surprises galore!

Dark Crisis — The epic event 30 years in the making is here! Don’t miss out on hearing from the key members of talent behind “Dark Crisis,” “Dark Crisis: Young Justice,” “The Flash,” and “Worlds Without a Justice League,” including Joshua Williamson, Daniel Sampere, Meghan Fitzmartin, Tom King and Jeremy Adams for exclusive details on what’s to come!

Tom Taylor & Tom King in Conversation — 2022 Eisner Award Nominees Tom King & Tom Taylor are kicking off San Diego Comic-Con together by discussing writing “Nightwing,” “The Human Target,” “Supergirl: World of Tomorrow” and “Superman: Son of Kal-El,” and what’s in store for the future. A few surprise guests will be stopping by.

For Video Game fans, you’ll want to check out Making a Mash-Up: MultiVersus — Get a behind-the-scenes look at “MultiVersus,” the all-new free-to-play platform fighter videogame featuring an ever-expanding cast of beloved heroes and personalities, from Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn (DC) to Shaggy (Scooby-Doo), Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes), Arya Stark (Game of Thrones) and many others. MultiVersus introduces a team-based 2 vs. 2 format with fun-filled multiplayer bouts set against the backdrop of various reimagined environments from the characters’ legendary worlds, including Batman’s Batcave (DC), Jake and Finn’s Tree Fort (Adventure Time), Scooby’s Haunted Mansion (Scooby-Doo) and much more. See and hear new details about the game from panelists Tony Huynh, the Co-Founder of Player First Games and Game Director for MultiVersus, and Sheloman Byrd, Executive Producer, Warner Bros. Games, along with MultiVersus actors Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo), voice of Shaggy, and Tara Strong (My Little Pony, Teen Titans Go!), voice of Harley Quinn. The MultiVersus Open Beta will be available July 2022 on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 consoles, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles and PC with full cross-play support.

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