Picks from San Diego Comic-Con's Schedule: Emily the Strange, Yoshitaka Amano, Buffy the Musical

Check out our Comic-Con picks for Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Sunday is Kids' Day at San Diego Comic-Con. Throughout the day, there will be lots of events for the young ones. But, if you don't have kids and you're not completely exhausted, there might be a few panels for you too. If you've been running around from panel to panel all week, don't forget to check out the Exhibit Hall on Sunday. We'll have spotlights of artists exhibiting at Comic-Con beginning later this week.

Inside the Artists' Alley, Comic-Con 2009
Inside the Artists' Alley, Comic-Con 2009
Liz Ohanesian

Check out our highlights from the Sunday July 25 schedule. See the full schedule on SDCC's webite.

10 a.m.

Upcoming Events

"Emily The Strange"

Have you seen the SDCC limited edition "Emily the Strage: Save Yourself" doll? It's pretty cool. If you get one, don't forget to bring her to this panel where creator Rob Reger and Dark Horse's Shawna Gore will have some news.

"Jack Kirby Tribute"

Marv Wolfman (Tomb of Dracula, New Teen Titans) and Kurt Busiek (Astro City, JLA/Avengers) join host and biographer Mark Evanier to discuss the work of comic book legend Jack Kirby.

10:30 a.m.

"ABC's Castle: Nathan Fillion & Stana Katic"

This panel will feature exclusive videos, Q&A session and Nathan Fillion.

"Spotlight on Ann and Jeff VanderMeer: Dr. Lambshead, Steampunk, Weird Tales, Imaginary Animals, and You"

Ann VanderMeer is the editor-in-chief of Weird Tales, the fiction magazine perhaps best known for providing a platform for H.P. Lovecraft. Her husband, Jeff VanderMeer, is an award-winning writer and editor. Together, they will let you in on a variety of works, including the Steampunk Bible and Duff Goldman's book Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals.

11 a.m.

Archaia: The Jim Henson Company

Archaia and The Jim Henson Company apparently have some comic book projects coming soon. Find out what they are at this panel.

Yoshitaka Amano comes to Comic-Con
Yoshitaka Amano comes to Comic-Con
Shannon Cottrell

11:30

"Dark Horse: Yoshitaka Amano"

Yoshitaka Amano was the illustrator for Vampire Hunter D and provided Final Fantasy character designs. If you want a glimpse of his work, check out Shannon Cottrell's photo gallery, "Yoshitaka Amano, Character Designer for Final Fantasy, @ LeBasse Projects."

12 p.m.

"Browncoats Fan Group"

Fan news and trivia contests are on the agenda for this Firefly/Serenity gathering.

"Ball-jointed Dolls Collectors Group"

Ball-jointed resin dolls are beautiful. They also need a lot of attention. Learn about customizing and photographing your dolls here.

2 p.m.

"Harry Potter Fandom Panel"

Get together with other Harry Potter fans.

3 p.m.

"Yo Gabba Gabba!-- First Look and Live Show Ticket Giveaway"

Check out "Space," a brand new episode of Yo Gabba Gabba! with musical guests Electrocute. There will also be a giveaway for four tickets to see the awesome kids' show live on stage.

3:30 p.m.

"501st Costumes"

Do you have what it takes to enter the 501st Legion? Find out at this panel.

4 p.m.

"Buffy the Musical"

San Diego Comic-Con 210 loses with a special screening of "Once More with Feeling," the musical episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Audience participation is encouraged.


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