comic-conThe line-up of the 2nd Annual Superhero Music Panel has been announced. Six leading Hollywood composers will discuss the process of creating the musical voice behind the superhero, explain the challenges when bringing a comic book character or story to life and writing music to reflect the story line. The panelists will also show film clips of their work. Participating composers include Brian Tyler who scored Marvel’s two features in 2013, Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World and is set to score the biggest movie of his career to date, Avengers: Age of Ultron, John Ottman who most recently composed the music and edited X-Men: Days of Future Past and has previously worked on X2 and the two The Fantastic Four features, as well as Tyler Bates who has Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy coming up and whose previous credits include 300 and Watchmen. Also participating are Christophe Beck whose most recent credits include Edge of Tomorrow and Frozen and who scored the superhero movie Elektra, Graeme Revell who has the Batman prequel Gotham coming up and previously scored Daredevil  and Blake Neely who has been scoring The CW’s superhero series Arrow for the past two years and also has the network’s upcoming show The Flash coming up. The event produced by Costa Communcations will take place on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at the Indigo Ballroom at the San Diego Convention Center.