Marvel Television’s Comic Con Plans Include ‘Iron Fist,’ ‘The Gifted,’ ‘Legion,’ and ‘Cloak & Dagger’

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Iron Fist star Finn Jones

Finn Jones in season 1 of ‘Marvel’s Iron Fist’ (Photo by Cara Howe/Netflix)

Marvel Television and Marvel Animation’s 2018 San Diego Comic Con plans include panels featuring cast and executive producers Iron Fist, Cloak & Dagger, Legion, Marvel Rising, and The Gifted. This year marks Marvel’s Iron Fist, Marvel Rising, and Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger‘s first appearances at the sold-out pop culture convention taking place July 18th through July 22nd.

Legion‘s return trip to the Con will feature appearances by executive Producers John Cameron, Marvel’s Jeph Loeb, and co-executive producer Nathaniel Halpern. Cast members heading to the Con will be confirmed closer to the event.


The Gifted‘s coming off a successful first season and will make its second appearance at the San Diego Comic Con. Executive producers Matt Nix and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb as well as series stars Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Skyler Samuels will make the trek to San Diego to promote season two.

Marvel Television and Marvel Animation Panels:

THURSDAY, JULY 19TH

  • MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS: MARVEL RISING
    3:15 PM – 4:15 PM in Room 6DE
    Marvel Rising brings together the next generation of Marvel Super Heroes for the next generation of Marvel fans. This is your chance to be among the first to see a sneak peek of this group of powered teens and their adventures that are full of heart, action, comedy, and powerful messages for every kind of Marvel fan.

    Join our Quake Chloe Bennet (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), our Squirrel Girl Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us), our Ms. Marvel Kathreen Khavari (Marvel’s Avengers), our Patriot Kamil McFadden (K.C. Undercover), Mairghread Scott (Writer, Marvel Rising), Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment), Marsha Griffin (VP, Animation Current Series and Development), and Sana Amanat (VP, Content and Character Development) as well as additional surprise guests for an action-packed panel that will showcase the first look of the animated shorts, special announcements, and so much more.

  • MARVEL’S IRON FIST
    6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Ballroom 20
    Be among the first to get the exclusive inside scoop on what’s in-store for season two of Marvel’s Iron Fist as Danny Rand and Colleen Wing set off on a new adventure as the protectors of lower NYC. Join Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb, and surprise guests in what is sure to be a high-octane panel you don’t want to miss!

FRIDAY, JULY 20TH

  • MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER
    5:45 PM – 6:45 PM in Ballroom 20
    San Diego will be getting a little taste of New Orleans! Meet series stars Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Emma Lahana, Ally Maki and executive producer/showrunner Joe Pokaski of the new hit summer series that redefined the super hero genre, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger. Don’t miss this action-packed panel featuring a lively Q&A moderated by executive producer and head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, along with a special look at exclusive, never-before-been-seen footage. And don’t forget to tune-in to watch all-new episodes, Thursdays, 8/7c, on Freeform.

SATURDAY, JULY 21ST

  • THE GIFTED
    2:30 PM – 3:15 PM in Ballroom 20
    (EXTENDED SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK)- From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, season 2 of The Gifted picks up after the explosion of the Atlanta Station. The Mutant Underground search for their friends and family who left with The Inner Circle. Having tracked them outside of Washington, D.C., they must contend with new groups with extreme ideologies, both human and mutant alike, to stave off a brewing conflict.

    Join executive producers Matt Nix and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb along with stars Stephen Moyer, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, Natalie Alyn Lind and Skyler Samuels for an exclusive first-look at the upcoming second season; returning Tuesdays this Fall on FOX.

SUNDAY, JULY 22ND

  • MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS
    1:30 PM – 2:30 PM in Room 6A
    Marvel Animation returns for the always action-packed, news-breaking panel where you’ll get eyefuls of never-before-seen information and sneak peeks… plus…as always…some surprise guests that’ll reveal waaay too much! GET THERE! You’ll also have a chance to meet the stars of your favorite Marvel Animation series at signing events at the Marvel booth (#2329) throughout the weekend.
  • LEGION
    2:15 PM – 3:15 PM in Hall H
    Legion is the story of David Haller, a man who believed himself to be schizophrenic only to discover that he may actually be the most powerful mutant the world has ever seen. Along with a team of other extraordinarily gifted people, David learned to accept his true self and set out to defeat The Shadow King, who was on a path to attaining infinite and world-ending power.

    In season two, a series of mind-bending twists and turns called into question who is the hero, and who is the villain. Legion is based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. Join Executive Producers John Cameron and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb, along with co-EP, Nathaniel Halpern, plus cast members for a conversation on what to look forward to from Season 3.

Marvel Television Fan Activations and Autograph Signings:

MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER – FAN ACTIVATION (on-site through Sunday)
10:00 AM Petco Park
Freeform is bringing Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger to “The Experience” at Petco Park. Starting July 19th at 10am, fans will have the opportunity to engage with two different interactive activations over the course of four days.

Tying into the “divine pairing” theme from Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, Freeform will recreate the iconic moment between the two leads Tyrone and Tandy when their powers interact. To recreate this, Freeform is fabricating a physical experience where participants are harnessed to a bungee that will propel them backwards from the force of their powers. A slow-motion recording will capture the moment which will also include an overlay effect that shows both the light and dark energy emitting from the participants. Fans will have the opportunity to share their videos on social media.

Fans can also stop by the ROXXON Corp station to create their own customized ROXXON Corp badge and lanyard. Each badge will include a secret code that is connected to a wide range of prizes from Sony PlayStation Vue and Freeform. After receiving their customized badge, fans will be able to pose for a photo with the ROXXON Corp sign.

MARVEL TELEVISION AUTOGRAPH SIGNING SCHEDULE – Booth #2329:

JOIN CAST MEMBERS AND PRODUCERS OF YOUR FAVORITE MARVEL SERIES AS THEY MEET THE FANS AND SIGN AUTOGRAPHS! ***Please note that signings are ticketed events and passes will be available to win on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 9:15 AM on Thursday, July 19, Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 at the Marvel Booth (#2329).

  • THURSDAY, JULY 19

    Marvel’s Iron Fist – Signing Event
    2:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

    Marvel Rising – Signing Event
    5:00 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

  • SATURDAY, JULY 22

    Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Signing Event
    10:00 AM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

    Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Signing Event
    12:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

    The Gifted – Signing Event
    3:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

  • SUNDAY, JULY 23

    Legion – Signing Event
    11:45 AM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

    Marvel Animation – Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest – Signing Event
    3:00 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)




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