The full planned schedule for this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (or as everyone calls it, the San Diego Comic-Con) is now out. There are two planned Peanuts-centered presentations. There’s the official one put together by the Peanuts people:
Celebrating 100 Years of Charles Schulz
Moderator Damian Holbrook (TV Guide) and panelists Robb Armstrong (JumpStart), Benjamin Clark (curator, Charles M. Schulz Museum), Melissa Menta (Peanuts Worldwide), Lex Fajardo (Creative Associates), and Hailey Cartwright and Promise Robinson (Armstrong Project scholarship recipients) discuss the centennial and legacy of the Peanuts creator; the publication of Charles M. Schulz: The Art and Life of the Peanuts Creator in 100 Objects; and Peanuts’ inspiring Armstrong Project (named for Franklin Armstrong, Peanuts’ first Black character): two $100,000 endowments to Howard and Hampton Universities to support the work of up-and-coming Black animators.
And then there’s the panel I’ve put together: