Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Announce Comic-Con Schedule

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim will be having a strong presence at this year’s Comic-Con. The cabler announced its healthy slate of panels, fan events and special signings at the event (July 23-July 27) today. Included in the festivities are Robot Chicken/Titan Maximum panels, a sneak peak of Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, and programs devoted to Chowder, The Misadentures of Flapjack, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ben 10, The Venture Bros. and the new movie, Scooby-Doo: The Mystery Begins.

Adventure Time with Finn and Jake

Here is the complete schedule of events (all subject to change):

THURSDAY, JULY 23

ADULT SWIM: Robot Chicken w/ Titan Maximum

3:00 ‘ 4:00 p.m.

Location: 6A

Moderator: Keith Crofford, vice president of production Adult Swim

Seth Green (co-creator, Robot Chicken and Titan Maximum), Matthew Senreich (co-creator, Robot Chicken and Titan Maximum), Tom Root (head writer, Robot Chicken/co-creator, Titan Maximum) and Doug Goldstein (head writer, Robot Chicken) with Chris McKay, Breckin Meyer, Kevin Shinick, Mike Fasolo and Dan Milano discuss the popular Adult Swim series Robot Chicken. They also discuss the upcoming new stop-motion animated series Titan Maximum, slated to premiere on Adult Swim this fall.

Robot Chicken

CARTOON NETWORK COMEDY ‘ ORIGINAL ANIMATION

4:15 ‘ 5:15 p.m.

Location: Room 6A

Moderator: Brian Miller, senior vice president and general manager Cartoon Network Studios

Come join us for a panel celebrating three of the best comedies from Cartoon Network Studios. First up is a sweet treat with Chowder, including special guests C.H. Greenblatt (creator), Tara Strong (voice of Truffles), Dwight Schultz (voice of Mung Daal), and Dana Snyder (voice of Gazpacho). Then set sail with The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack and creator Thurop Van Orman (voice of Flapjack) and Steve Little (writer, voice of fan favorite Dr. Barber). Finally, hold on to your seats for a sneak peak of the new series, Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, with creator Pendelton Ward.

FRIDAY, JULY 24

WB PANEL: BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD

10:00 ‘ 11:00 a.m.

Location: 6B

Moderator: Sam Register, executive producer

Gotham takes over San Diego as Diedrich Bader (Surf’s Up), the voice of Batman, returns to headline a panel alongside executive producer Sam Register (Teen Titans), producer James Tucker (Justice League Unlimited), producer and story editor Michael Jelenic (The Batman) and voice director Andrea Romano (Superman Doomsday). Fans will enjoy a discussion and lively Q&A as this dynamic and creative team look back upon the show’s incredible first season and provide an exclusive look at what season two holds for the Caped Crusader.

LUCAS PANEL: Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Building the Universe

11:00 a.m. ‘ 12:00 p.m.

Location: 7 AB

The Clone Wars expanded the scope of Star Wars beyond anything seen in the feature films’but Season One was just the beginning. Get a rare glimpse into the epic scale of the ongoing galactic conflict with supervising director Dave Filoni and key production staff from the series. Find out insider secrets about building the Star Wars galaxy, making the first season of the groundbreaking series and what’s to come in Season 2!

LUCAS PANEL: Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Behind the mic

12:00 ‘ 1:00 p.m.

Location: 7 AB

Season Two of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is coming in hot, and you can believe that the talented voice cast has something to say about it! Join supervising director Dave Filoni as he talks with the actors behind your favorite Clone Wars characters, and get an intimate look at the animated antics inside the recording studio and what’s ahead in Season 2.

BBC PANEL: THE MIGHTY BOOSH

4:45 ‘ 5:45 p.m.

Location: Room 6A

Cult comedy favorite and BAFTA-nominated, The Mighty Boosh, comes to Comic-Con for the first time to celebrate the airing of all three seasons on Adult Swim, and the BBC’s DVD release, just two days before the convention begins. Inspired by the Perrier Comedy Award-winning live comedy show, creators-stars Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, along with actors Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown, will be on stage to discuss the world of The Boosh.

LUCAS PANEL: The Star Wars Spectacular

5:15 ‘ 6:15 p.m.

Location: Hall H

Get all the latest news from the Star Wars universe, including some of Lucasfilm’s most tightly-guarded secrets! Join our galaxy of guests from The Clone Wars and beyond, including supervising director Dave Filoni, voice talent from the show and more!

SATURDAY, JULY 25

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION ADVENTURE ANIMATION: BEN 10

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Location: ROOM 6DE

Moderator: Tramm Wigzell director of development, original series Cartoon Network

It’s all about Ben 10 at this panel featuring director Alex Winter and cast members from the live-action movie Ben 10: Alien Swarm coming this fall on Cartoon Network. Also appearing are Ben 10 Alien Force producer Glenn Murakami, story editor Dwayne McDuffie and Yuri Lowenthal (voice of Ben). Make sure not to miss an exclusive look at what’s coming next with a sneak peak of Generator Rex and the first images from the upcoming series, Sym-Bionic Titan, by creator Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory).

ADULT SWIM: Series Development and The Venture Bros.

6:00 ‘ 7:15 p.m.

Location: 6DE

Moderator: Keith Crofford, vice president of production Adult Swim

Fans will get the chance to hear from the Adult Swim development team and get a first look at upcoming Adult Swim programming. Nick Weidenfeld, director of development for Adult Swim and Matt Harrigan, executive producer/series writer for Adult Swim will give highlights of what’s in the tube for fall 2009. Then, Jackson Publick (co-creator), Doc Hammer (co-creator), Jon Schnepp (co-director), James Urbaniak (voice of Dr. Venture) and Mike Sinterniklaas (voice of Dean Venture) discuss the hit animated Adult Swim series The Venture Bros. and give fans insight into the future of the series.

The Venture Bros.

SUNDAY, JULY 26

WB PANEL: Zoinks! Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins

12:30 ‘ 2:30 p.m.

Location: 6DE


Come join everyone’s favorite Great Dane as Warner Premiere & Cartoon Network present Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins. The all-new, live-action/CGI film reveals the origins of the Mystery Inc. gang on their first mission together. Be the first to witness the film, then stay for a fun-filled panel featuring director Brian Levant (Beethoven, Snow Dogs), producer Brian Gilbert (Wrong Turn, Skinwalkers) and introducing the all-new live-action cast: Robbie Amell (Life With Derek, True Jackson VP) as Fred, Kate Melton as Daphne, Hayley Kiyoko as Velma and Nick Palatas as Shaggy. Also expected to attend is Frank Welker, a member of the original Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! voice-cast, who provides the voice of Scooby-Doo for Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, which will premiere on Cartoon Network and be distributed by Warner Home Video in Fall 2009.

ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS

Adult Swim Booth: 3351

Friday, July 24

4:00 ‘ 5:00 p.m.

Robot Chicken Signing

With Seth Green, Matt Senreich, Breckin Meyer, Chris McKay

Saturday, July 25

12:30 ‘ 1:30 p.m.

Robot Chicken Signing

With Seth Green, Matt Senreich, Doug Goldstein and Tom Root

3:00 ‘ 4:00 p.m.

The Venture Bros. Singing

Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer

ROBOT CHICKEN FAN EVENT

Saturday, July 25, 8 ‘ 11p.m.

Location: Skate San Diego

CARTOON NETWORK SIGNINGS

Thursday, July 23, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Chowder & The Misadventures of Flapjack Signing – Autograph Alley

C.H. Greenblatt, Tara Strong, Dana Snyder, Thurop Van Orman, Steve Little

Saturday, July 25, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Ben 10 Alien Force Signing – Autograph Alley

Glen Murakami, Yuri Lowenthal, Dwight McDuffie

Sunday, July 26, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Scooby Doo! The Mystery Begins Signing – WB Booth

Robbie Amell, Kate Melton, Hayley Kiyoko, Nick Palatas