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Comic-Con 2015: Sunday's Big Events

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Kiki Sukezane as Miko Otomo in "Heroes Reborn"

Saturday marks the finale of Comic-Con International in San Diego. And the program schedule is packed with enough superheroes, supernatural TV series and classic comics to keep fanboys and fangirls happy for another 12 months.

What's happening Sunday? Get a sneak peek at the highly-anitcipated new NBC series "Heroes Reborn," celebrate 60 years of Gumby, be astonished at the women of Marvel and play along with "LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League."

End Bullying! Responding to Cruelty in Our Culture

Been bullied? Turn Kryptonite into your own personal strength with Pop Culture Hero Coalition's powerful panel. This discussion focuses on overcoming hate and creating a world of inclusivity. Topics include cyber/geek-bullying, misogyny, racism, LGBT/gender-bullying, equality, and heroism IRL. (10:00am - 11:00am Room 24ABC)

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Charles M. Schultz and the Art of Peanuts

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Peanuts with Chip Kidd (graphic designer, editor-at-large for Pantheon), and Paige Braddock (creative director at Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates) as they preview their upcoming coffee table book, "Only What's Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts." See rare and never-before seen highlights from the extraordinary archives at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, California, including unpublished strips. (10:00am - 11:00am Room 29AB)

60 Years of Gumby

Joe and Joan Clokey show behind-the-scene clips from Gumby's studio (Clokey Productions) and answer questions with a panel that includes Gumby animation director Anthony Scott, longtime Gumby animator and FX guru Harry Walton, Gumby comic book writer Bob Burden, Gumby comic book illustrator Rick Geary, and Mary Flynn. (11:00am - 12:00pm Room 29AB)

Marvel: Women of Marvel

From Ms. Marvel to the A-Force, women in comics is a much discussed topic. Join the conversation as women from multiple disciplines in the creative process at Marvel discuss what it's like working as a woman in comics today and what it means for the future of the industry. (11:15am - 12:15pm Room 5AB)

World Premiere of "LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom"

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League face off against the world's greatest supervillains in the animated feature. After the premiere enjoy the panel led by actors Troy Baker, Josh Keaton, and Khary Payton, producer Brandon Vietti, director Rick Morales, and writer Jim Krieg. (11:15am - 12:45pm Room 6BCF)

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2015: Greatest Geek Year Ever?

Could 2015 be the greatest geek year ever? This panel of geeksperts discuss "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Spectre," "Jurassic World" and "Terminator: Genisys." Moderator Scott Mantz is joined by Edward Gross, Robert Meyer Burnett, Steve Melching, Ashley E. Miller, Charles de Lauzirkia, Marc Bernardin and Mark A. Altman. (12:00pm - 1:00pm Room 25ABC)

"American Horror Story" and "Scream Queens" Panel

It's a Comic-Con horror fest when members of the all-star cast of "Scream Queens" (Jamie Lee Curtis, the original scream queen, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Skyler Samuels, and Keke Palmer) come face to face with the stars of "American Horror Story: Freak Show" and upcoming "American Horror Story: Hotel" (Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, and Matt Bomer). (12:30pm - 1:30pm Hall H)

Marvel: Spider-Man & His Amazing Friends

Get the lowdown on present and future Spider-Man titles. Editors and creators chat about new Spider-Man family titles, as well as some exciting news on Marvel's street-level characters. (12:30pm - 1:30pm Room 6DE)

"Heroes Reborn"

Watch an exclusive extended trailer and Q&A with Tim Kring and the cast of NBC's "Heroes" update. "Heroes Reborn" is an epic 13-episode event series that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. Panelists include Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Gatlin Green, Henry Zebrowski, Judith Shekoni, Danika Yarosh, and Rya Kihlstedt. Also learn about the digital prequel series and the video and mobile games. (1:45pm - 2:45pm Hall H)

"Buffy" Musical: Once More With Feeling

For the first time since 2008, Juliet Landau ("Buffy"/"Angel") is attending Comic-Con to join the fans for a Q&A and then an interactive screening of the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" musical episode "Once More With Feeling." Audience participation required! (2:45pm - 4:15pm Room 6BCF)

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FX TV:  "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," "The Strain" and "The Bastard Executioner"

Denis Leary stars as the lead singer of a legendary '90s band called The Heathens, who were on the brink of stardom when they broke up and now, years later, are looking to recapture some of the old glory in "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll." Leary will be joined on stage by actors Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix, Robert Kelly, and John Ales. "The Strain," a thriller based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy of the same title that will debut two original pieces created specifically for SDCC and an insightful discussion with showrunner/executive producer Carlton Cuse, co-creator/executive producer/writer Guillermo del Toro, co-creator/executive producer/writerChuck Hogan, and actors Corey Stoll, David Bradley,Mia Maestro, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Richard Sammel, and Natalie Brown. Plus the world premiere first-look at "Sons of Anarchy," creator Kurt Sutter's highly anticipated new series "The Bastard Executioner." (3:00pm - 4:30pm Hall H)

The Future of Fan Culture

As comics have taken over the mainstream, fandom has become larger, more diverse, and more like the rest of popular culture, this panel looks at what's coming next. Rob Salkowitz ("Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture"), Brett Schenker ("Graphic Policy") and Heidi MacDonald ("The Beat") use hard data to explore the changing demographics of fandom in its social, economic, and political dimensions. (3:30pm - 4:30pm Room 26AB)

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