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COMIC CON: Sunday Animation Highlights

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by Jerry Beck
July 7, 2013 7:18 PM
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The final day of the San Diego Comic Con (aka Comic Con, aka Comic Con International: San Diego) is traditionally earmarked for kids - but there are plenty of things of interest to the animation community, and fans of the art. Here are selected highlights of the panels and screenings planed for that day (Sunday July 21st): 

10am - World Premiere of Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map - The first look at a new Scooby film, combining state-of-the-art puppetry with a cartoon sensibility with panelists lStephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), puppetmaster supreme Peter Linz (The Muppets) and the voice of Shaggy, Matthew Lillard (Trouble with the Curve), as well as filmmakers David Rudman (The Muppets) and Adam Rudman (Sesame Street) and Warner Bros. Animation's Jay Bastian during a fun postscreening panel. Room 6A


11:30am - Cartoon Voices 2 - Yesterday's Cartoon Voices Panel will have been such a hit that we'll have to do another one with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that includes Bob Bergen (Porky Pig), Alicyn Packard (The Mr. Men Show, Poppy Cat),Maurice LaMarche (Futurama, Pinky and the Brain), Candi Milo (Dexter's Laboratory, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends), Neil Ross (G.I. Joe, The Transformers), and maybe someone else. Room 6A

11:45am - Teen Titans Go! - Fans will be treated to a brand-new episode, as well as exclusive footage that will be screened only at Comic-Con. Following the screening, join producer Aaron Horvath (MAD) and members of the voice cast for a Q&A as they give fans a peek behind the cape at all the upcoming comedic mayhem that will be going on inside Titans Tower. Room 6BCF

1:00pm - Beware The Batman - The Dark Knight makes his return to television in this new action-packed CG animated series. After screening a new episode, producers Glen Murakami (Teen Titans) and Mitch Watson (Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated) and others will take attendees into the shadows of Gotham City for a discussion on the adventures that await Batman this season. Room 6BCF

2:00pm - Disney Afternoon Reunion - It's been more than 25 years since Disney Afternoon debuted on television screens, and the impact of "the golden age of Disney TV Animation" is still felt today. Let's get dangerous with Tad Stones (creator, Darkwing Duck, Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers), Jymn Magon(DuckTales, creator of Talespin), Bob Schooley (co-creator, Kim Possible, co-ex producer Penguins of Madagascar), Rob Paulsen (voice actor, Darkwing Duck, Animaniacs), and Aaron Sparrow (Darkwing Duck: The Duck Knight Returns) in Room 7AB

2:15pm - Tom & Jerry's Giant Adventure - First showing of an all-new original movie, Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure. Producers/directors Spike Brandt (The Looney Tunes Show) and Tony Cervone (The Looney Tunes Show), and seven-time Eisner Award-winning screenwriter Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) will be on hand to present the film in Room 6AB

3:00pm - The Business of Cartoon Voices - Interested in a career doing voices for animation and videogames? There are plenty of people around who'll take your money and tell you how to go about it...but here's 90 minutes of absolutely free advice from folks who work in the field. Get the scoop from cartoon voice actors Gregg Berger and Candi Milo, agents Pat Brady(C.E.S.D.) and Heather Vergo (Atlas Talent) and your moderator, voice director Mark Evanier (The Garfield Show). Room 25ABC

The complete Sunday schedule is posted here


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