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SDCC 2019: Warner Archive Collection Brings Aliens, Spinach, and Space-Age Fun for Three Panels

Warner Archive Collection covers the past, present and future at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 with a trio of entertaining panels slated for the weekend – a Thursday celebration of  Popeye’s 90th Birthday; a Friday revisit to the landmark V: The Original Mini-Series, currently being remastered for Blu-ray; and a spotlight on The Jetsons (for its upcoming newly-remastered-for-Blu-ray release) and the terrific primetime history of Hanna-Barbera.

Talent featured on the Warner Archive Collection panels will include V: The Original Mini-Series star Marc Singer and the franchise’s renowned creator, Kenneth Johnson; respected animation writer Tony Benedict, who scripted every episode of The Jetsons: The Complete Original Series; popular artist Tom Neely, who drew Popeye for IDW; King Features President CJ Kettler; animation historian and author Jerry Beck; and some special surprise guests.

These panels (and confirmed talent thus far) include:

Popeye’s 90th Birthday Party

Thursday, July 18 – 10:15-11:15am

Warner Archiveand King Features commemorate one of the biggest stars in American comics/animation history with a landmark panel packed with punches! King Features president CJ Kettler (executive producer of Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego and The Tick), IDW Popeye artist Tom Neely, animation historian and author Jerry Beck, and the Warner Archive Podcast team of D.W. Ferranti and Matthew Patterson offer a grand history of the beloved character, unveil a full slate of new King Features content, exciting merchandise and events for 2019, and give fans a glimpse of newly-remastered footage from upcoming Popeye the Sailor: The 1940s releases. Moderator Gary Miereanu will no doubt be toting cool giveaways for select fans. 6DE

Warner Archive Celebrates V: The Original Mini-Series

Friday, July 19 – 10:00-11:00am

Fifty spaceships, each three miles across, hover ominously above Earth’s major cities. The Visitors that emerge are humanlike in appearance and extend the hand of friendship—or is it? The ground-breaking 1983 V: The Original Mini-Series is a science fiction spectacular that mixes dynamic special effects with cliffhanger thrills . . . and launched an entire television franchise! Come see creator/producer/writer/director Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk), series star Marc Singer (Beastmaster, Arrow) and some possible surprise guests along with the Warner Archive Podcast team of D.W. Ferranti and Matthew Patterson and moderator Gary Miereanu as they celebrate this landmark mini-series and discuss the newly-remastered Blu-ray presentation of the heralded production coming from Warner Archive later in 2019. 6DE

The Jetsons and Primetime Hanna-Barbera

Saturday, July 20 – 10:00-11:00am

In anticipation of Warner Archive’s release of The Jetsons: The Complete Original Series on Blu-ray this summer, legendary animation writer Tony Benedict (The Flintstones, The Atom Ant Show, The Huckleberry Hound Show), animation historian and author Jerry Beck, the wacky Warner Archive Podcast team of D.W. Ferranti & Matthew Patterson, and some very special surprise panelists will offer a glimpse of remastered footage that’s been restored to its original primetime network form as aired, and they’ll discuss the endearing, landmark animated series . . . as well as several of Hanna-Barbera’s best-loved primetime animated productions. From The Flintstones to Jonny Quest, the room will be filled with animated excitement. And moderator Gary Miereanu will have just the right giveaways to match the fun. 6A

Pop! Animation: Hanna-Barbera – Jetsons this December

Take a trip to Orbit City, home of the futuristic Jetson family. Better still, bring a piece of Orbit City home with a Pop! Judy Jetson might have her hands full attending Orbit High School, but she always has time for shopping and writing in her diary. Jane Jetson, who will almost certainly take you to her favorite store, Mooning Dales. And Elroy Jetson might be the youngest but this Little Dipper School student is an expert in space science.

Pop! Animation: Hanna-Barbera – Jetsons are out this December from Funko.

Look for Mr. Spacely coming to Funko Shop!

Preview: The Jetsons #6

The Jetsons #6

Story: Jimmy Palmiotti
Art: Pier Brito
Color: Paul Mounts
Letterer: Dave Sharpe
Cover: Amanda Conner, Paul Mounts
Variant Cover: Ryan Sook
Little Dipper: Joey Cavalieri
Group Editor: Marie Javins
Assistant Editor: Michael McCalister
In Shops: Apr 04, 2018
SRP: $3.99

It’s the end of the world! Or is it something more that no one could foresee? George Jetson makes the ultimate sacrifice for his family and for the planet Earth. Jane and the kids see something they never expected to see happening before their eyes!

Preview: The Jetsons #5

The Jetsons #5

Story: Jimmy Palmiotti Art: Pier Brito
Color: Alex Sinclair Letterer: Dave Sharpe
Cover: Amanda Conner, Paul Mounts Variant Cover: Sanford Greene, Paul Mounts
This Crazy Thing: Joey Cavalieri Group Editor: Marie Javins Assistant Editor: Michael McCalister
In Shops: Mar 07, 2018
SRP: $3.99

It’s the last 48 hours of the planet Earth, as death will soon come hurtling from above. Only George Jetson and his new partner are in a position to make the ultimate sacrifice by heading off-world to stop the Jacob meteor in its deadly path!

Preview: The Jetsons #4

The Jetsons #4

(W) Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Pier Brito (CA) Amanda Conner
In Shops: Feb 07, 2018
SRP: $3.99

George and his family know the end is coming as the rest of the planet finds out the same news. Jane leads an attack on an alien life-form, while George is offered a way off the planet, but at a cost.

Exclusive Preview: The Jetsons #3

The Jetsons #3

Written by: Jimmy Palmiotti
Art by: Pier Brito
Cover by: Amanda Conner
Variant cover by: Michael Wm. Kaluta
U.S. Price: $3.99
On Sale Date: January 3, 2018

It’s the end of the future as we know it, but even amid challenges, the Jetsons find time to grow closer during “The Small Moments.”

Preview: The Jetsons #2

The Jetsons #2

(W) Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Pier Brito (CA) Amanda Conner
RATED T
In Shops: Dec 06, 2017
SRP: $3.99

Technology has made life in the future a lot easier-or has it? In this issue, George is attacked by robotic repair lizards while Judy works to decipher her recorded dreams on a tight deadline. Even Elroy’s childhood is disrupted by tech when the ground starts to give way during a playdate. And Jane already had the weight of the world on her shoulders-but learning she has to actually save the world while managing her family is even worse!

Around the Tubes

The Secret History of Comics debuted last night with the history of Marvel Comics. What’d you think? Did you watch it? While you go to seek that out, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Comichron – Metal, Legacy dominate October sales to comic shops; Here’s Negan pushes DM graphic novel category to first win in months – Beginning the dive into October’s numbers.

Kotaku – The Cancelled Justice League Mortal Could’ve Had A Video Game Tie-In Written by Dwayne McDuffie – Very intriguing and sad we never got this!

Kotaku – Black Adam Player Proves Unbreakable At Injustice 2 World Championships – There were some solid matches at this.

 

Review

Comic Attack – Irrational Numbers: Subtracion #2

Talking Comics – The Jetsons #1

Around the Tubes

So, how about those elections!? While we recover from all of that… it’s new comic book day! What are folks excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below!

Kotaku – Telltale Games is laying off 90 people, or about 25% of its staff, the company said today. – This could impact some of your comic based video games.

CBR – Mark Millar’s First Netflix Comic Is a Fantasy Crime Series With Olivier Coipel – Sounds interesting.

The Beat – Nicholson’s Bedside Press to be distributed via Renegade Arts Entertainment – Some solid news.

 

Review

Comic Attack – Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1

Newsarama – Coyotes #1

CBR – The Jetsons #1

Flickering Myth – Penny Dreadful: The Awakening

Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day tomorrow. What are you all looking forward to? What has you excited? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Daily UW – Engaging conflict at the 2017 International Comics Arts Forum conference – Sounds loke a great conference.

 

Reviews

The Beat – Cartoon Clouds

Niner Times – Deadly Class

Atomic Junk Shop – Decelerate Blue

Newsarama – The Jetsons #1

Comic Attack – Spider-Man #234

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