Cartoon Network Powers Up for New York Comic Con, Oct. 7-8
The Powerpuff Girls Make their Big Apple Debut at the Javits Center, Plus a Cartoon Network Costume Ball, a Steven Universe Panel and a Farewell to Regular Show
Cartoon Network brings the special ingredient to an epic lineup of panels and events at this year’s New York Comic Con, including the first-ever New York Comic Con panel for the reimagined The Powerpuff Girls, an exclusive insider look at Steven Universe and a fond farewell to the Emmy-winning Regular Show!
On Friday, Oct. 7, Cartoon Network will present back-to-back panel presentations in the Hammerstein Ballroom featuring fan-favorites, Regular Show and Steven Universe! Fans can bid adieu to one of Cartoon Network’s longest-running series at the Regular Show panel, featuring creator JG Quintel, at 10:30 a.m., and then stick around for Steven Universe at 11:30 a.m. to see Rebecca Sugar and a few Gems!
Dust off your favorite Cartoon Network-themed Halloween costumes and head to Cartoon Network’s annual Costume Ball and Screening on Saturday, Oct. 8! Get a sneak peek at never-before-seen episodes from your favorite Cartoon Network series, including Adventure Time, We Bare Bears, Steven Universe, and its newest animated comedy, Mighty Magiswords. Then, later in the evening, meet Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup as the cast and crew of The Powerpuff Girls make their New York Comic Con debut at the Javits Center!
Below is a full list of Cartoon Network’s series panels, fan events, screenings and signings at New York Comic Con 2016, Friday, Oct. 7 - Saturday, Oct. 8.
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Cartoon Network Panels
FRIDAY, OCT. 7
Cartoon Network Presents: The FINAL Regular Show Panel IN SPACE (…at the Hammerstein)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The countdown has begun. Grab your jet packs and rocket on OOOOOH-ver to Regular Show’s panel for its final season! Mordecai, Rigby and fellow park employees will take you on an odyssey through never-before-seen footage from inside the studio, along with a sneak peek of the new season of Regular Show…IN SPACE! Plus, you never know what special guests might beam up! Panelists include JG Quintel (Creator, Voice of Mordecai) and William Salyers (Voice of Rigby). Part of the back-to-back panel
extravaganza followed by Steven Universe at 11:30 a.m.
Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Calling all Crystal Gems! Join Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar and friends to catch a glimpse of never-before-seen footage and an inside look at the making of Steven Universe! Rebecca will also talk about her new book, The Answer. And when the Crewniverse is around, things are bound to get musical. It is an experience – we'll make sure it’s a good one! Part of the back-to-back panel extravaganza preceded by Regular Show at 10:30 a.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
Cartoon Network Presents: The Powerpuff Girls
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Javitz (room TBD)Who's got the power? We've got the power! Townsville's toughest trio soars into New York Comic Con to save the day! Amanda Leighton (Voice of Blossom), Kristen Li (Voice of Bubbles) and Natalie Palamides (Voice of Buttercup) and bring sugar, spice and everything nice, respectively, to their LIVE performance as The Powerpuff Girls in a special table read. Joining them will be Haley Mancini, series writer and the voice of Princess Morbucks. Get ready to power it up with sneak peeks of upcoming episodes, an inside look at the show and even a few surprises!
Cartoon Network Screenings & Special Events
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
Cartoon Network Costume Ball and Screening
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Javits Center 1A06
Grab that Finn hat, polish your belly-button gem and wield your wildest Magisword at the Cartoon Network Costume Ball & Screening! We’ll showcase brand new episodes and special never-before-seen clips from TK! As always, you’re invited to come dressed as your favorite character and compete for fun prizes in our famous costume contest. Joining us as totally objective and impartial judges for the contest are Kyle A. Carrozza (Creator of Mighty Magiswords), Jeremy Shada (Voice of Finn, Adventure Time), Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby, Steven Universe and Voice of Chloe, We Bare Bears) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe)!
Cartoon Network Signings
FRIDAY, OCT. 7
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Regular Show
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Steven Universe
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Powerpuff Girls
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network is Turner’s global entertainment brand offering the best in original animation for kids and families and known as an industry leader for putting its fans at the center of everything by applying creative thinking and innovation across multiple platforms. Seen in 192 countries and over 370 million homes with the original hit series Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and The Amazing World of Gumball, Cartoon Network also takes its responsibilities to its audience seriously by addressing those issues affecting families with the Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign and by promoting education and creative development through its commitment to STEAM enterprises and an integral involvement in Computer Science for All, the White House initiative empowering young people to generate skills to thrive in our digital world.
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