Cartoon Network is planning an epic lineup of panels and events for this year’s New York Comic Con, taking place at the Jatis Center October 7 & 8. Highlights of CN’s schedule include the first-ever Big Apple panel for the reimagined Powerpuff Girls series, an exclusive inside look at Steven Universe, and a fond farewell to Emmy-winning comedy Regular Show.
Fans are also invited to don their finest cosplay duds and attend the Cartoon Network Costume Ball and Screening on Saturday afternoon. And the series cast and creatives behind hit shows will be on the showfloor both days for signings: On Friday Oct. 7, line up for Regular Show (2-3 p.m.) and Steven Universe (3-4 p.m.), and come back Saturday Oct. 8 for The Powerpuff Girls (2-3 p.m.)
Friday, Oct. 7
Cartoon Network Presents: The FINAL Regular Show Panel IN SPACE (…at the Hammerstein)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Hammerstein Ballroom
The countdown has begun. Grab your jet packs and rocket on OOOOOH-ver to Regular Show’s panel for its final season! Mordecai, Rigby and fellow park employees will take you on an odyssey through never-before-seen footage from inside the studio, along with a sneak peek of the new season of Regular Show…IN SPACE! Plus, you never know what special guests might beam up! Panelists include JG Quintel (Creator, Voice of Mordecai) and William Salyers (Voice of Rigby).
Part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza followed by Steven Universe at 11:30 a.m.
Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Hammerstein Ballroom
Calling all Crystal Gems! Join Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar and friends to catch a glimpse of never-before-seen footage and an inside look at the making of Steven Universe! Rebecca will also talk about her new book, The Answer. And when the Crewniverse is around, things are bound to get musical. It is an experience – we’ll make sure it’s a good one!
Part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza preceded by Regular Show at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8
Cartoon Network Costume Ball and Screening
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Javits Center 1A06
Grab that Finn hat, polish your belly-button gem and wield your wildest Magisword at the Cartoon Network Costume Ball & Screening! We’ll showcase brand new episodes and special never-before-seen clips! As always, you’re in vited to come dressed as your favorite character and compete for fun prizes in our famous costume contest. Joining us as totally objective and impartial judges for the contest are Kyle A. Carrozza (Creator of Mighty Magiswords), Jeremy Shada (Voice of Finn, Adventure Time), Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby, Steven Universe and Voice of Chloe, We Bare Bears) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe)!
Cartoon Network Presents: The Powerpuff Girls
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. | Javitz (room TBD)
Who’s got the power? We’ve got the power! Townsville’s toughest trio soars into New York Comic Con to save the day! Amanda Leighton (Voice of Blossom), Kristen Li (Voice of Bubbles) and Natalie Palamides (Voice of Buttercup) and bring sugar, spice and everything nice, respectively, to their LIVE performance as The Powerpuff Girls in a special table read. Joining them will be Haley Mancini, series writer and the voice of Princess Morbucks. Get ready to power it up with sneak peeks of upcoming episodes, an inside look at the show and even a few surprises!