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Cartoon Network Unleashes Ultimate Fan Experience at San Diego Comic-Con

‘The Powerpuff Girls’ get supersized with a Townsville-inspired booth and panel, and debuts for fan-favorites ‘We Bare Bears’ and a sing-along ‘Steven Universe’ panel featuring a musical performance with Grammy Award winner Estelle.

This year Cartoon Network will be at the San Diego Comic-Con and will feature debut panels of fan-favorites, The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears. Also, see a first-of-its-kind musical panel of the critically-acclaimed Steven Universe that will have everyone singing alongside Grammy Award-winner Estelle, creator Rebecca Sugar and other key cast and crew. Soaring high above the convention floor, larger-than-life balloons of Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup will be suspended above the Townsville-inspired booth (#3735). Fans can also walk away with their own, one-of-a-kind, custom-printed t-shirt or tote bag using the wildly popular Powerpuff Girls avatar maker, outfitted with designs and accessories exclusive to Comic Con.

Cartoon Network’s Screening and Costume Ball will make its return, offering an inside look at hit shows and a sneak peek at the upcoming global franchise Ben 10. Cartoon Network will also unveil a clip from Mighty Magiswords, its first-ever digital property to go linear. Adventure Time enthusiasts can put their Card Wars skills to the test with an all-day Adventure Time Card Wars Tournament. Other Cartoon Network series featured at San Diego Comic-Con include Teen Titans GO! and Justice League Action.

Below is a list of all panels, fan events, screenings and signings Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23. Events as well as series producers and talent scheduled to appear are subject to change

Cartoon Network Panels

Friday, July 22

Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe - 10:15a.m. – 11:45a.m. - Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom

  • Cartoon Network is bringing together the talents of Steven Universe for a first-of-its-kind live musical experience for fans at San Diego Comic-Con. The series cast and musical minds behind Steven Universe will perform the series’ critically-acclaimed music, as well as exclusive previews from upcoming episodes and an extended Q&A. Scheduled to appear are Steven Universe gems Rebecca Sugar (Creator), Jeff Liu (Writer and Storyboard Artist), Zach Callison (Voice of Steven), Estelle (Voice of Garnet), Michaela Dietz (Voice of Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Voice of Pearl), Ben Levin (Writer), accompanied by series composers Aivi Tran and Steven “Surasshu” Velema, and moderated by former supervising director Ian Jones-Quartey.

Saturday, July 23

Cartoon Network Presents: We Bare Bears - 10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. - Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom

  • Join the cast and crew of We Bare Bears as they make their Comic-Con debut, discussing the new series, celebrating the fans, previewing exclusive clips and taking your questions. Catch a sneak peek at the upcoming series Mighty Magiswords. Panelists include Daniel Chong (Series Creator), Eric Edelstein (Voice of Grizzly), Bobby Moynihan (Voice of Panda), Demetri Martin (Voice of Ice Bear), and Lauren Sassen (Storyboard Artist), moderated by Mikey Heller (Series Writer). 

Cartoon Network Presents: The Powerpuff Girls - 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. -Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom

  • Join the cast and crew of The Powerpuff Girls as they discuss the new series, premiere exclusive clips and take your questions. Panelists include Kristen Li (Voice of Bubbles), Amanda Leighton (Voice of Blossom), Natalie Palamides (Voice of Buttercup), Tom Kenny (Voice of the Mayor and The Narrator), Nick Jennings (Executive Producer), Bob Boyle (Co-Executive Producer), Haley Mancini (Writer, Voice of Princess Morbucks) and Jake Goldman (Writer). Part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza preceded by We Bare Bears at 10:00a.m.

Cartoon Network Screenings & Special Events

Thursday, July 21

Cartoon Network Screening and Costume Ball - 8:00p.m. – 9:30p.m. - Hilton Bayfront – Room 7AB

  • Cartoon Network’s Costume Ball & Screening extravaganza will be showcasing brand new episodes and clips of popular CN shows and making some big announcements for stuff nobody has ever seen before, including a world premiere look at animation for the upcoming Ben 10 series. Attendees are invited to come dressed up as their favorite CN character for a chance to impress friends and win awesome prizes. Special guests will be attending as totally objective and impartial judges for the costume contest and include Kyle A. Carrozza (Creator of Mighty Magiswords), Spencer Rothbell (Head of Story, Clarence and Voice of Clarence) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe).

Saturday, July 23

Cartoon Network Presents: The Adventure Time Card Wars Tournament! - 10:00a.m. – 8:00p.m. (Winner takes all begins at 3 p.m.) - San Diego Convention Center – Room 16A

  • Grab a partner and battle against another team in the new Card Wars Doubles Tournament tabletop game. Challenge others in one-on-one PvP battles in the new mobile game Card Wars Kingdom! Play alongside other Adventure Time fans all day long, with a special winner-takes-all Tournament starting at 3 p.m. for all the Card Wars glory (and amazing prizes)!!! John DiMaggio (Voice of Jake the Dog) will be there to commentate the tournament.

Cartoon Network Signings

Friday, July 22  

3:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.   

  • Steven Universe - San Diego Convention Center Autograph Area

Saturday, July 23

1:00p.m. – 2:30p.m.

  • We Bare Bears -  San Diego Convention Center Autograph Area

3:30 p.m. – 5:00p.m.  

  • The Powerpuff Girls -  San Diego Convention Center Autograph Area

Source: Cartoon Network