Comic-Con@Home 2021 Hosting Horror Panels

by Stephanie Shamblin Gray

Comic-Con International, also known as San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), will be hosting Comic-Con@Home once again this year due to concerns regarding in-person events at the time planning was taking place. This normally sold out event is FREE for all to attend virtually. The programming takes place primarily Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 23–25, although there are some panels available on July 21 and 22. The panels themselves will not be available until those dates but you can go to the Comic-Con@Home programming website to see all that is offered:

Search by day or browse the schedule. The times will be listed when the videos become available and there is an option to add it to your Google Calendar as a reminder. All the panels will also be available on the Comic-Con YouTube channel, so you can also access them there if that is easier.

Below are some of the horror panels being offered. More horror panels are available, as well as a plethora of other panels.


    The Shudder Original Film V/H/S/94 marks the return of the infamous “found footage” anthology. Co-creator Brad Miska and producer Josh Goldbloom are joined by segment directors Simon Barrett, Timo Tjahjanto, Jennifer Reeder, Ryan Prows, and Chloe Okuno to discuss the making of the fourth installment in the hit horror franchise coming to Shudder exclusively this fall. The panel, moderated by Richard Newby of Fangoria and The Hollywood Reporter, will also feature a first look at the film.
    Start time: Jul 23, 2021 1:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

    DC Read with the Lights On

DC editor Katie Kubert talks about the scariest stories in the Multiverse and beyond with James Tynion IV (Nice House on the Lake), David Johnson-McGoldrick (The Conjuring: The Lover), Bill Sienkiewicz (The Conjuring: The Lover, 30 Days of Night), and Matthew Rosenberg (The Joker Presents: A Puzzlebox, Task Force Z). Find out what’s crawling out of nightmares and into the pages of DC’s horror comics this summer.
Start time: Jul 23, 2021 4:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Slasher: Flesh and Blood

    A Shudder original anthology series, Slasher: Flesh & Blood follows a wealthy, but dysfunctional family that gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. Nothing is what it seems, and no one is safe as the tension–and body count–ratchets up. Showrunner Ian Carpenter and creator Aaron Martin join cast members David Cronenberg, Rachael Crawford, and Paula Brancati for a panel discussion about combining elements of traditional murder mystery with the intense horror and bold kills that audiences have come to expect. They will also share a first look trailer. Moderated by Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro.
    Start time: Jul 23, 2021 6:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

    Drawing the Lines of Terror with Junji Ito

Junji Ito is bringing the chills and chilling with VIZ! Watch the master of horror at work as he draws and chats about his newest work, Sensor! Fans will have a chance to win his one-of-a-kind drawing, details here: .
Start time: Jul 24, 2021 3:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Day of the Dead: Adapting a Legend

    Showrunners Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, director Steven Kostanski (The Void), and cast members Keenan Tracey (Bates Motel) and Natalie Malaika discuss SYFY’s Day of the Dead and premiere a first look at the upcoming series with an exclusive trailer. Moderated by SYFY WIRE’s Caitlin Busch, the conversation provides a deep dive into the world of horror, a behind-the-scenes look into the show’s creation, how George A. Romero’s work inspired the producers of the series, and how it pays homage to The Godfather of Zombie’s original famous flesh eaters.
    Start time: Jul 25, 2021 11:00 am (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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