Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Your Guide to the San Diego Comic-Con




The San Diego Comic-Con begins tomorrow and I thought you might be interested in a guide to superhero animation panels and screenings to help plan your weekend.

None of the panels overlap in time but space will be very limited for some of them so you may want to plan carefully.

Also, I can't go (boo hoo!) so any bits of news that you can bring me would be gladly appreciated. Send them to kurtis[at]animatedsuperheroes[dot]com.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

Hulk vs Wolverine
  • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  • Hall H
    Meet Craig Kyle (supervising producer/co-writer), Frank Paur (producer/supervising director), Christopher Yost (co-writer), and others involved in this Marvel Animation milestone and watch the complete Hulk vs. Wolverine months before its January 2009 Blu-ray and DVD release!

    FRIDAY, JULY 25

    Batman: The Brave and the Bold
  • 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Room 6B
    Join producers Sam Register and James Tucker as they discuss their latest take on the Dark Knight from their new show premiering this fall on Cartoon Network. Show story editor Michael Jelenic, directors Brandon Vietti, Ben Jones, Michael Chang, voice director Andrea Romano and the new voice of Batman, Diedrich Bader, will join Sam and James for an exclusive first look at the series, a brief discussion, followed by a Q&A session!

    Spectacular Spider-Man
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Room 6CDEF
    Spend some time with the cast and creators of the renowned web-slinger's newest animated adventures, The Spectacular Spider-Man, a Culver Entertainment Production. Ask your burning questions about the first thirteen episodes of Season 1, learn about what's in store for the next thirteen and catch an exclusive sneak peek at Season 2! Michael Vogel from Sony Pictures Television Animation will moderate a panel headed by Supervising Producer Greg Weisman, Supervising Producer/Supervising Director Vic Cook, Character Designer Sean "Cheeks" Galloway, Voice Director Jamie Thomason, the voice of Spider-Man Josh Keaton, the voice of Mary Jane Watson Vanessa Marshall,the voice of Eddie Brock and Venom, Ben Diskin and the voice of Adrian Toomes and Vulture, Robert Englund.

    Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow
  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Room 6A
    The screening will be followed by a panel that will include the film's Supervising Producer Craig Kyle, Producer/Supervising Director Gary Hartle, Writer Christopher Yost and two stars from the film Tom Kane (Tony Stark/Iron Man & Ultron) and Fred Tatasciore (Hulk).

    SATURDAY, JULY 26

    Iron Man: Armored Adventures
  • 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Room 6CDEF
    Come meet Co-Producer Josh Fine, Head Writer Christopher Yost and others involved with this exciting new animated series and watch an episode of Iron Man: Armored Adventures before it's Nicktoons 2009 premiere.

    Black Panther
  • 11:30am - 12:30am
  • Room 5AB
    Panelists include Reggie Hudlin (president, B.E.T.), Denys Cowan (senior V.P., B.E.T. Animation), Cort Lane (Marvel Animation), John Romita Jr. (way too many credits!) and some surprise guests who you will not want to miss. The Black Panther announcement was just the beginning.

    Wolverine and the X-Men
  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Room 6CDEF
    Be the first to see the three-part pilot of Wolverine and the X-Men! Come meet Supervising Producer Craig Kyle, Head Writer Greg Johnson, Supervising Director/Co-Producer Boyd Kirkland, Lead Character Designer AJ Jothikumar and others involved with this astonishing new X-Men series.
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