Header Ads

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Reveal Comic-Con At Home Panel Line-Up


Last year the world-famous San Diego Comic-Con replaced their traditional format with the SDCC At Home, allowing viewers the world over to watch the panels for free, via YouTube. SDCC At Home is returning for a second edition later this month (an additional in-person event is planned for later in the year).  With the virtual con fast approaching, details on specific events are starting to be revealed.

Warner Media brands Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have been teasing their presence. Adult Swim had already revealed their Blade Runner Black Lotus panel, held in conjunction with anime streaming site Crunchyroll.

Black Lotus is set to be part of a full line-up of panels from Adult Swim On Friday, July 23. Kicking off proceedings (from 11 AM Pacific 2PM Eastern) creator Lisa Hanawalt, ), Raphael Bob-Waksberg, voice actor Nicole Byer and moderator Adam Conover talk about season two of Tuca & Bertie. Cast members will share their funniest moments, what it was like recording during quarantine and the sci-fi behind birds.

Adult Swim' Teenage Euthanasia

Next up at 2 PM/ 5 pm,  Adult Swim will preview their brand new animated series Teenage Euthanasia. Creators Alissa Nutting and Alyson Levy join co-director and executive producer Scott Adsit and voice actors Maria Bamford (voicing Trophy Fantasy), Jo Firestone (Euthanasia "Annie" Fantasy) and Bebe Neuwirth and moderator Tim Heidecker. Adult Swim describes the show as a "coming-of-all-ages comedy series focuses on death, family and accidental resurrection."

Adult Swim's biggest ever series takes the spotlight next, with this year's Rick and Morty Panel. Viewers can relive the best of season five so far and get access to burning questions such as who is Mr Nimbus, does Beth floss and what exactly are decoys? Taking part are co-creator Dan Harmon, showrunner and executive producer Scott Marder and cast members Chris Parnell, Sarah Chalke and Spencer Grammer, with Brandon Johnson as moderator. The madness kicks off at 4 PM/ 7 PM

The day's shenanigans climax with the previously announced Blade Runner Black Lotus Panel at 5 PM/ 8 PM. Previewing the new anime co-production are directors Shinji Amramaki and Kenji Kamiyama, executive-producer Joseph Chou, voice director Wes Gleason and voice actor Jessica Henwick, with Toonami co-creator/Adult Swim VP Jason DeMarco moderating.

Cartoon Network and HBO Max will also be presenting panels on July 23 and July 24. On the Friday at 12 PM Pacific/ 3 PM Eastern Cartoon Network Studios will spotlight miniseries Adventure Time: Distant Lands. The panel will feature a look back at the most recent special Together Again, as well as offering viewers a look ahead at the upcoming fourth instalment Wizard City. Voice actor Bex Taylor-Klaus will moderate and is joined by EP Adam Muto and fellow cast members John DiMaggio, Mace Montgomery Miskel and Toks Olgaundoye.

But that's not all, folks! On the Saturday from 10 AM/ 1 PM, CNS and HBO Max celebrate the Looney Tunes Cartoons revival. Viewers will be given the chance to see what's still to come from the new Cartoonist-led shorts. Taking part are Executive Producer Pete Browngardt, Art Director Aaron Spurgeon, Supervising Producer Alex Kirwan, storyboard artist Keika Yamaguchi and Eric Bauza ( current voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety and Marvin The Martian) will oversee as moderator.

Then at 1:00 PM/ 4 PM it's time to get a preview of the upcoming HBO Max series Jellystone. The new comedy sees the return of Yogi Bear, Booboo, Huckleberry Hound, Top Cat and other favourite Hanna Barbera characters in their first new series in decades. Showrunner C.H. Greenblatt is joined by supervising director Ian Wasseluk and cast members Jeff Bergman (Yogi) Grace Helbig (Cindy Bear) and Niccole Thurman (Jabberjaw).

Finally, popular Cartoon Network show Craig of The Creek takes to the virtual Hall H from 2 PM/ 5 PM. The panel will feature behind the scenes secrets and offer a preview of the upcoming fourth season. Phillip Solomon, the voice of Craig himself will run the show and be joined by Co-creator Ben Levin, writer Ashleigh Hairston,  Supervising Directors Dashawn Mahone and Najja Porter and story editor Jeff Trammell.

San Diego Comic-Con At Home will run Friday, July 23 to Sunday, July 25. Events will stream live on the SDCC website and YouTube channel, but will then be available to watch at any time.

  For more upcoming events check out our new Animation Calendar.