MARVEL to Host SXSW Panel

C.B. Cebulski
C.B. Cebulski
Credit: Marvel Comics
Credit: Joe Quesada

Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada will host a panel at this year's SXSW conference, focusing on how Marvel has adapted its characters to other media such as film, TV, and video games.

The hour-long panel, titled "Marvel: From Comics to Screen", will take place Friday March 8 from 3:30pm-4:30pm in Room 12AB on the fourth floor of the Austin Convention Center. 

Here's the full official panel description:

"Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Chief Creative Officer + 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!"

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