Comic-Con 2012: The Complete Simon & Schuster Lineup Revealed

Over the past few days, TV & film studios have started announcing their shows and stars who will be appearing at this year’s San Diego Comic Con but what about the publishers? What about the book lovers who want to see their favorite authors, hear about their upcoming books, and plan ahead for it? Just 3 weeks away and all readers can hang onto is the occasional tweet from an author or rumor about an appearance.

So I am beyond thrilled to reveal the complete list of the highly anticipated talent appearances from Simon & Schuster for this year’s panels. Uglies fans, Scott Westerfeld is going to be there! Take a look below for the details!

Update: Every Simon & Schuster author will have a signing after their panel!

The San Diego Comic Con 2012 Simon & Schuster Panel Lineup:


10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., Room: 24ABC

Panel: BOOKS AND HOLLYWOOD: Literary Franchises in Television and Film

Rebecca Serle (When You Were Mine)

Tony DiTerlizzi (The Search for WondLa series)

1:15p.m. – 2:15p.m., Room: 6A

Panel: NOT WITH A BANG, BUT A BITE: Zombies and the End of the World

Jeyn Roberts (Dark Inside)

3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m., Room: 25ABC


Neal Shusterman (Unwind Trilogy)


10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., Room: 5AB

Panel: URBAN FANTASY: Authors Dish on Merging Modern-day Cities with the Other-worldy

J.F. Lewis (Burned: A Void City Novel)

S. G. Browne (Lucky Bastard)


11:00–12:00 in Room 11AB

Panel: Kids Read!

Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules! Series)

12:00–1:00 in Room 25ABC


Scott Westerfeld (Leviathan series)

2:45p.m. – 3:45p.m., Room: 5AB

Panel: HEROES FOR THE MIDDLE-GRADE READER (AND YOU, TOO!): Middle Grade Books That Will Rock Your Socks Off

Tony DiTerlizzi (The Search for WondLa series)

Brandon Mull (Beyonders Series)

Be sure to visit Simon & Schuster in the exhibit hall at Booth 1128! Also, make sure to visit my San Diego Comic Con Tips Guide and follow me on Twitter for the tweets that you want to see on your feed during the Con!

Finally, if there are any off campus events (for example, a fan meet up in the Gaslamp District), please let me know so that I can gather a list of those events!

Comic-Con International will take place July 11 – July 15, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center.