Marvel is heading to SXSW for a special panel celebrating the history of the Marvel Comic Universe. Fans will hear from Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada, as they discuss the impact comics have had on pop culture.

What’s happening:

  • At this year’s SXSW, join Marvel for a special panel that celebrates the history and far-reaching influence of the Marvel Comics Universe!
  • On Friday, March 8th, Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada will lead an interactive discussion about the history and landscape of Marvel Comics.
  • Marvel: From Comics To Screens is an hour-long panel that will look at how Marvel’s most iconic characters and storylines have contributed to the games, movies, and television series that are so renowned among popular culture.
  • The panel will take place from 3:30pm-4:30pm in Room 12AB on the fourth floor of the Austin Convention Center.

About Marvel: From Comics To Screens:

Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Chief Creative Officer and fan-favorite writer/artist Joe Quesada lead an interactive discussion on the unprecedented vast creative landscape and content factory that is Marvel Comics.

Marvel’s characters have achieved international renown, and now the movies, television series, and games of the Marvel Universe are the most popular in the world  – but everything starts with an idea, and Marvel Comics is the spark that lights the fire.

  • Heroes and villains were teamed together in an epic challenge against each other in the first ever Marvel limited series Contest of Champions in 1982 before it became one of the most successful and popular mobile games of all time.
  • The Guardians of the Galaxy as they were seen in the 2014 film assembled for the first time in 2007’s Guardians of the Galaxy comic book.
  • Iron Man and Captain America had their first Civil War in the pages of the Marvel Comics series of the same name in 2006.
  • Cloak & Dagger first came together in a 1982 issue of the Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man comic book.

Are the next breakout stories of film, television, and gaming happening in the pages of Marvel Comics right now?  Hear from two of the Marvel Comics’ biggest story-crafters on what it’s like to lead the way in the Marvel Universe!

More Marvel:

  • Can’t make it to SXSW or just hoping to take in as much Marvel as you can? Catch Marvel Television and Animation at WonderCon March 29-31 in Anaheim, California.  
  • Speaking of comics and culture, Hulu has announced they are bringing four new Marvel animated series to their streaming service. Geared towards adults, these shows will focus on Howard the Duck, Hit Monkey, M.O.D.O.K., and Tigra & Dazzler.