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Jim Starlin to appear at San Diego Comic-Con for a panel (and possibly a signing)

After being one of the headliners at last month’s Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con, Jim Starlin will appear later this month at San Diego Comic-Con it was announced today.

The creator of Thanos, Drax, Gamora and many other characters as well as the writer for the Infinity Gauntlet Saga will appear on a panel titled Jim Starlin and the Infinity Gauntlet Saga 10-11am in Room 7AB on Thursday July 18th.

Comicbook.com’s Jim Viscardi will moderate the panel that will focus on some of Starlin’s creations as well as what’s next for him (including his Dreadstar novels).

There will be also be signing opportunities announced later for him, per the press release below.

Comic Book Royalty Jim Starlin returns to San Diego Comic Con with an exclusive Panel celebrating Thanos’s “Best Years Ever” moderated by Comicbook.com’s Jim Viscardi

San Diego, July 1st 2019 – Comic Book Legend Jim Starlin, the creator of Marvel’s Thanos, The Infinity Gauntlet Saga, Drax The Destroyer, Gamora and more, returns to the San Diego Comic Con Spotlight in 2019 with a panel and signings celebrating Thanos’s “Best Years Ever”. The panel titled Jim Starlin and the Infinity Gauntlet Saga will take place on Thursday July 18th 2019 from 10AM to 11AM in Room 7AB. It will be moderated by Comicbook.com’s Editor, Jim Viscardi, and will showcase the mind of the man who began it all as he discusses how his creations, Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet Saga, have become some of the biggest pop culture references of the 21st Century thanks to the 10 year, 22 movie Marvel Cinematic Universe and their conclusion, 2019’s Avengers : Endgame. Attendees can look forward to hearing what’s coming next including a look at the highly anticipated Dreadstar novels and the conclusion to the Thanos Graphic Novels.

“Thanos, Dreadstar and I are so pleased to be returning to the San Diego Comic-Con, the center the comic book universe.” Said Jim Starlin.  “We will do our best to behave this trip. We promise there will be absolutely no finger snapping.”

There will also be signing opportunities to be announced in the coming weeks.

Full Panel Details are Below:

****Jim Starlin and the Infinity Gauntlet Saga, Thursday, 7/18/19, 10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m., Room: 7AB*****

Join Legendary Comic Book creator and author Jim Starlin, the mind behind the Infinity Gauntlet Saga and its main protagonist Thanos, as he discusses how his creations have become one of the biggest pop culture references of the 21st Century thanks to the 10 year, 22 Movie Marvel Cinematic Universe and their conclusion, 2019’s Avengers : Endgame.  Moderated by ComicBook.com‘s Jim Viscardi, go into the mind of the man who began it all and hear where he is headed next. ROOM 7AB


James P Starlin is a legendary American comics artists and writer. Beginning his career in the early 70’s after a stint in the US Armed Forces, he is best known for his space opera stories like Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet Saga and creating beloved Marvel characters Thanos, Drax The Destroyer, Gamora and Shang-Chi. He is also credited with revamping and popularizing Marvel’s Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock. The movies based on the Infinity Gauntlet Saga and its protagonist Thanos (played by Josh Brolin) are some of the highest grossing movies of all time with 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War crossing $2billion and 2019’s Avengers : Endgame smashing all box office records Worldwide to become the highest grossing movie in history.

Dan Berry
Dan Berry
Dan Berry is a man of mystery, an enigma that flits from convention to convention like a spectre, like a spirit. His interests range far and wide: he cannot be determined, he cannot be defined, he cannot be contained. He's like the wind. He also is a Sagittarius and enjoys a nice Italian.

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