Now that the calendar has turned pages and we’re well on our way into the month of July, the crème de la crème of comic conventions. That’s right, it’s about time for convention goers from across the world to converge on San Diego to attend the world’s premiere comic book convention — San Diego Comic-Con.
And as the world leader on all things comics, we figured it our duty to inform SDCC attendees of the convention’s happenings so they can try planning ahead. In this particular post, we’ll look at everything you need to know about the House of Ideas and the bigger events the crew at Marvel happens to be holding.
NO MARVEL STUDIOS HALL H PANEL
Sorry, MCU fans. We figured it best to get this out of the way right out of the gates — Marvel Studios won’t be hosting a mega-panel in the iconic Hall H. After assembling many cast members of the various Marvel Cinematic Universe properties at last year’s SDCC — including the introduction of Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel — Kevin Feige and company decided to take this year off.
Rightfully so, Marvel Studios has had their best year at the box office yet. Black Panther clawed its way to $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office while Avengers: Infinity War crossed the $2 billion threshold, becoming the fourth highest grossing movie to ever hit the box office.
But just because Marvel Studios is resting up to hit 2019 head-on — they have Captain Marvel, Avengers 4, and Spider-Man: Far From Home next year — that doesn’t mean that SDCC will be completely without the presence of movies studios making movies with Marvel’s intellectual property…