Those crazy kids at Comedy Central have some cool events planned for toon fans at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego. Learn more about hit series Futurama and upcoming toon Brickleberry. CC will also be heavily promoting live-action comedy series Workaholics, with a signing (4:30) and panel (6:30) on Thursday, July 12 and Happy Hour event at the Hard Rock Hotel’s FLOAT bar from 2-5 on Friday, July 13.
Brickleberry Panel (Friday, July 13 at 6 p.m., Room 6A)
Get a sneak peek at the channel’s newest toon from creators/exec producers Waco O’Guin and Roger Black and EP/voice star Daniel Tosh. The 2D-animated series is a co-pro of CC and Fox 21 and follows a group of dysfunctional park rangers and will premier September 25 at 10:30 p.m. after Tosh.0.
Voice cast including David Herman (Office Space), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) and Jerry Minor (Anchorman) join O’Guin and Black to discuss the show and screen an entire episode for panel attendees.
Futurama Panel (Saturday, July 14 at 12 p.m., Ballroom 20)
Join the cast and crew of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s unkillable Emmy-winning series for world premiere footage of the all-new season! And be sure to dust off your Futurama themed costume for the chance to win cool prizes.
Confirmed panelists include Groening, Cohen and stars Billy West (Fry, Zoidberg, Prof. Farnsworth, Zapp Brannigan), Katey Sagal (Leela), John DiMaggio (Bender) and Maurice LaMarche (Kif, Calculon, Morbo).