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PR: Comic-Con Panel Schedule for Adult Swim & Cartoon Network

by on July 2, 2008

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim will host a number of panels and special events, including signings, during Comic-Con International, to be held in San Diego, Calif., Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28, 2008. All times, dates and locations subject to change.

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Friday, July 25, 10 – 11a.m. (PT)
Location: TBD

From Warner Bros. Animation comes the latest interpretation of the classic Batman franchise. Our caped crusader is teamed up with heroes from across the DC Universe, delivering nonstop action and adventure with a touch of comic relief. Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and countless others will get a chance to uphold justice alongside Batman. Though still based in Gotham, Batman will frequently find himself outside city limits, facing situations that are both unfamiliar and exhilarating. The panelists include:

  • Sam Register, executive producer
  • James Tucker, producer
  • Michael Jelenic, story editor
  • Brandon Vietti , director
  • Ben Jones, director
  • Michael Chang, director
  • Andrea Romano, voice director
  • Diedrich Bader, voice of Batman

Friday, July 25, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (PT)
Location: Room 6A (1,000 capacity room)

The Powerpuff Girls Celebrate their 10th Anniversary. The panelists include:

  • Craig McCracken, creator
  • Cathy Cavadini, voice of Blossom
  • Tara Strong, voice of Bubbles
  • Elizabeth Daily, voice of Buttercup
  • Tom Kenny, voice of Mayor

Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends

In Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, the shy Mac has the perfect alter ego in his imaginary friend Blooregard Q. Kazoo. Bloo is the impulsive and brash creature who lives at Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, a haven for wayward imaginary friends like Wilt, Eduardo, Coco and others who have been separated from the kids who invented them. The panelists include:

  • Craig McCracken, creator
  • Lauren Faust, writer
  • Tom Kenny, voice of Eduardo
  • Keith Ferguson, voice of Bloo

Friday, July 25, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hall H

Cartoon Network series Star Wars: The Clone Wars to be a component of the main Star Wars panel.

Friday, July 25, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (PT)
Location: Room 6B
Moderator: Keith Crofford, vice president, Adult Swim

Robot Chicken

Robot Chicken, from actor/producer Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format. In Robot Chicken, no pop-culture target is safe. Legions of action figures are used to spoof everything from Quentin Tarantino’s blood-spattered epics to The Real World. The panelists include:

  • Seth Green, co-creator Robot Chicken
  • Matt Senreich, co-creator Robot Chicken

The Venture Bros.

The Venture Bros. is an animated comedy series that follows the adventures of Dean and Hank Venture, the two sons of famous-but-flailing scientist Dr. Thaddeus S. Venture. The panelists include:

  • Jackson Publick, creator of The Venture Bros.
  • Mike Sinterniklaas, voice of Dean Venture

BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE PANEL (with a sneak peak at Secret Saturdays)
Saturday, July 26, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Location: Room 6A (1,000 capacity room)

Ben 10: Alien Force

Ben 10: Alien Force begins the next chapter in the Ben 10 saga five years later, when 15-year-old Ben Tennyson chooses to once again put on the OMNITRIX. Joined by his super-powered cousin Gwen Tennyson and his equally powerful former enemy Kevin Levin, Ben is on a mission to find his missing Grandpa Max. In order to save his Grandpa, Ben must defeat the evil DNAliens, a powerful alien race intent on destroying the galaxy, starting with planet Earth. Ben will join forces with other young heroes to save the galaxy and his Grandpa Max, while passing along his knowledge to a whole new generation. The panelists include:

  • Glen Murakami, executive producer
  • Dwayne McDuffie, story editor
  • Yuri Lowenthal, voice of Ben
  • Dee Bradley Baker, voice of Aliens
  • Ashley Johnson, voice of Gwen
  • Greg Cipes, voice of Kevin

Secret Saturdays

Doc, Drew and Zak Saturday are a family of world-saving adventure scientists called The Secret Saturdays. To the Saturdays, ordinary folk-tales aren’t just legends, but real-life mysteries and adventures. Traveling from the Gobi Desert to the Marianas Trench, they explore ancient temples and bottomless caves and tangle with twisted villains, including the masked madman V.V. Argost and his half-human/half-giant spider. Introducing the series is:

  • Jay Stephens, creator

Saturday, July 26 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Embarcadero Marina Park North

Tim and Eric, the comedy duo from the hit Adult Swim series, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, host a picnic along with games, give-aways and a karaoke contest. The winner of the day gets an opportunity to ride on jet ski’s with Tim and Eric. Good Job!

CHOWDER/THE MISADVENTURES OF FLAPJACK (with a sneak peak at Underfist)
Sunday, July 27, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (PT)
Location: Room 6A (1,000 capacity room)


Set in the magical Marzipan City, Chowder is an aspirin young chef in training under the watchful eye of the eccentric and much older Mung Daal. It is Chowder’s job to assist with the usual kitchen duties, like cooking Sing Beans until they warble on key, nursing a bruised Bluenana back to health, or delivering a thousand-pound cake to a man who lives on the head of a giant. The panelists include:

  • Carl Greenblatt, creator Chowder
  • Nicky Jones, voice of Chowder
  • Dwight Schultz, voice of Mung Daal
  • Tara Strong, voice of Truffles

The Misadventures of Flapjack

Raised by Bubbie the talking whale in the bubbling splendor of the sea, Flapjack’s life was once a world of peace and tranquility. That all ended the day he and Bubbie rescued an old pirate from a shipwreck. Captain K’nuckles’ tall tales tangle up Flapjack’s head, consuming him with a desire for adventure. The panelists include:

  • Thurop Van Orman, creator of The Misadventures of Flapjack and
  • voice of Flapjack
  • JG Quintell, creative director
  • Steve Little, writer and voice talent


(sneak preview of Underfist, from Maxwell Atoms, creator of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy immediately following the Chowder panel)

  • Maxwell Atoms, creator of The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy and Underfist


Friday, July 25

  • 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. The Powerpuff Girls 10th Anniversary
  • 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends

Saturday, July 26

  • 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. Maxwell Atoms, creator of Underfist and The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
  • 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Ben 10: Alien Force / Secret Saturdays
  • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. The Misadventures of Flapjack

Sunday, July 27

  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Chowder

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in 91 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.

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