Mark Hamill talks about his iconic turn as the Joker, a role he reprises in the DC Universe feature Killing Joke, which will have its world premiere at Comic-Con. By Karen Yossman.
Start planning your line-ups with this early look at some of the hot animation and VFX series panels set for this year’s Comic-Con International.
Wednesday Warner Bros. Television 10:15–11:15 a.m. sentation and Q&A. Join a Titan-sized panel featuring producers Aaron Horvath ( MAD) and Pete Michail ( Space Racers) along with voice cast members Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton and Tara Strong for a screening and Q&A covering the hit animated series. Room 6DE. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Happy Happy! Joy Joy!: 25 Years of Nickelodeon Original Animation. Nick Animation Podcast host Hector Navarro finds out how and why four of the network’s most influential creators did what they did: Craig Bartlett ( Hey Arnold!), Jhonen Vasquez ( Invader Zim), Butch Hartman ( The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom) and Arlene Klasky, who along with Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain, created Rugrats. Room 6A. Noon-1 p.m. Presentation and Q&A. 10-11 a.m. Bare Bears. Join the cast and crew of We Bare Bears as they make their Comic-Con debut, discussing the series, celebrating the fans, previewing exclusive clips and taking your questions. Also featuring a sneak peek of upcoming Cartoon Network series Mighty Magiswords, part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza followed by The Powerpuff Girls at 11 a.m. Hilton Bayfront Indigo Ballroom. p.m. Special Video Presentation and Q&A. Join the series’ cast and creative team for a special video presentation, followed by a Q&A where they’ll discuss season two and more! Ballroom 20. 4:15–5 p.m. Tomorrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A. The cast and creative team will answer questions about the hit series’ second season when they descend upon San Diego for their second visit to Comic-Con. Ballroom 20. 5-5:45 p.m. The Flash Special Video Presentation and Q&A. Fans won’t have to wait until the fall to start getting answers to some of your most pressing questions about the show, as the cast and creative team behind the show make their annual appearance at Comic-Con to begin giving insight into the show’s highly anticipated third season. Ballroom 20. 5:45-6:30 p.m. Arrow Special Video Presentation and Q&A. As the show takes aim at season five, Oliver will set out to save his city from a new threat — one which he personally created — as both the newly appointed Mayor of Star City and as the Green Arrow. Ballroom 20. 6:30-7:20 p.m. Riverdale Pilot Screening and Q&A. Based on the iconic characters from Archie Comics and produced by Berlanti Productions, this one-hour drama is a bold, subversive take on the surreality of small-town life. Room 6BCF
Sunday 3-4:15 p.m. Animaniacs Live! Join the voice cast of the iconic animated series — Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille and Jess Harnell — along with series songwriter Randy Rogel for a zany, animany and totally insaney afternoon as they perform songs from the beloved cartoon. Room TBA. [