Comics Round Up – Wondercon 2022 Comic Book Panels

We normally like to talk about our favorite panels taking place at conventions before they happen, but with me going specifically attending Wondercon in Anaheim this year, I wanted to dedicate this week’s Comics Round Up to my stand-alone comic book panel suggestions for the convention.

This list of panels are all dedicated to or around the realm of comic books, so if comics are more then a way of life for you, check out my suggested list of panels!

FRIDAY

Friday – April 1, 2022 – 2:00 p.m. PDT.
Spotlight on Michael Cho

Are you a fan of Spider-Man? Then get to know Michael Cho who has illustrated covers for many series including Spider-Man. He will share his experiences and processes while answering a Q&A from those in attendance. Room 213CD

Friday – April 1, 2022 – 3:00 p.m. PDT.
Comics Arts Conference Session #2: Batman by the Books: Why Analyze Superheroes?

We’ve visited one of these panels before and frankly it’s a lot of fun to discuss the mental effects and impacts of these fictional characters within the world of the Dark Knight. Dr. Peter Coogan discusses and talks about why we want to know more about them. Room 210

Friday – April 1, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. PDT.
Comic Pitch Review Friday

Want to gain the skills to give a good pitch? On a first come basis until the spaces are filled Douglas Neff will help you go over your pitch and give you some hints and tips in a 3-5 minute session. If you want to get this unique experience, then you better show up early! Room 204C

Friday – April 1, 2022 – 5:30 p.m. PDT.
Comic Book Law School®: Intellectual Property Basics for Creators and Companies

Are you a laywer or just interested in Copyright and Trademark law? This panel will help teach you how to navigate the potential pitfalls of the industry. Michael Lovitz returns to talk about creative capital, basic rights, and more. Also if you are a lawyer this panel will be valid for (1) credit of California MCLE. Room 210

Friday – April 1, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. PDT.
Comic Creator Connection Friday

Looking to connect to someone so you can produce your comic idea? WonderCon is giving creators a chance to network and pair writers and artists so they can form new creative partnerships. It’s set-up in five-minute speed-dating like sessions. If you’re interested you can exchange contact information. Learn more on how and where to sign up to participate Here! Room 204C

SATURDAY

Saturday – April 2, 2022 – 11:00 a.m. PDT.
Celebrate Extreme Studios 30th Anniversary with Rob Liefeld

If you are a fan of the man, the myth, the Comicbook legend that is Rob Liefeld then you can join this panel for the 30 year celebration of his Extreme Studios the first launch of Youngblood! Room 207

Saturday – April 2, 2022 – 12:00 p.m. PDT.
Let’s Talk Story: Writing Comics and TV

Amy Chu and others talk about the ups and down about writing for beloved franchises. What’s so different between live action, animation, and comics? Room 211

Saturday – April 2, 2022 – 1:00 p.m. PDT.
Spotlight on Kevin Eastman

We love Kevin Eastman here at Nerd News Social, so why would we miss him talking with Ciro Niele about TMNT, his comics, and future projects in 2022? Room 207

Saturday – April 2, 2022 – 1:30 p.m. PDT.
Making Magic in LEGENDARY YA Worlds and Beyond!

Get a sneak peek at Three Little Wishes during Legendary Comics virtual Wondercon panel plus so much more! Even though it’s a virtual panel, there will be a Q&A with the audience following the discussion. Room 300D

SUNDAY

Sunday – April 3, 2022 – 10:00 a.m. PDT.
Writing for Indie Comics

Want to get into comic books? David Lucarelli, Ryan Winn, Charlie Stickney, and David Avallone will talk about the four different ways that they broke into the industry. Also if you ask a question you’ll walk out of the panel with a comic book. Room 209

Sunday – April 3, 2022 – 12:00 p.m. PDT.
The Art of the Comic Pitch

Chip Mosher will show what he is looking for when he is pitched and why publishers don’t take unsolicited submissions, and how to get around that. Room 209

Did we miss any panels that you think we should have listed? Let us know below!

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