Adult Swim Returns to San Diego Comic Con
Get Access to Exclusive Fan Events and Live-Streaming Shows While Earning Badges and Enjoying New Games
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Adult Swim is headed back to San Diego Comic Con with a unique spin on a favorite summer pastime. Fans can ditch their sleeping bags and pack their enthusiasm for a weekend that is sure to make everyone a happy camper. In addition, Comic Con attendees will get a first look at all-new programming at celebrity-filled panels and enjoy free signings featuring series stars, creators and producers from audience-favorites Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros., FLCL, and Dream Corp LLC.
Campers will experience the outdoors in a way that only Adult Swim could give them. Park entrance is free for fans 18+ and is right behind the convention center at 5thAvenue Landing and Convention Way, Thursday through Sunday, with exciting fan programming at night Thursday through Saturday.
Amenities of the park include all-new games like canoe races and archery contests, chainsaw-wielding wood carvers, merit badges and tasty eats from the hot dog roaster. Provided by State Farm, lockers will be on-site to keep fans’ stuff safe while they jump in canoes to race other campers. Collectible merit badges can be earned by campers who make the most of their park experience. Look for Badge Badger and State Farm brand ambassadors, who will be awarding badges to stand-out campers who are best prepared for the con (think sunscreen and hydration!).
Also, new this year is the Camp Store, which will be open late and is a must for all campers to stock up on exclusive Adult Swim merchandise. A SDCC badge is required for purchase. Fans can find more information and register for access to the park at AdultSwimPresents.com.
Campers both in the park and all around the country will enjoy live broadcasts of staple streaming shows including FishCenter, Stupid Morning Bullshit, Williams Street Swap Shop, and more! Celebrity guests will be stopping by throughout the convention to chat all weekend long. The streams will be live starting at 3:00pm PT Thursday through Sunday and run late into the night. Fans stuck in line (or at home) can watch anywhere live at AdultSwim.com.
In true Adult Swim fashion, when the sun goes down, the fans can come and unwind with free screenings and activities. Nighttime on the Green this year will feature the future of Adult Swim; fans can watch the latest episodes and pilots, indulge in the camp-favorite S’mores Station featuring fun-size SNICKERS bars, and get access to special talent.
For fans who want even more Rick and Morty, SNICKERS is bringing the #Rickmobile to San Diego all week long! Track the mad scientist’s movements on social medi as the custom mobile pop-up shop stocked with exclusive Rick and Mortyitems makes its way across the city.
If that’s not enough, below is a full list of Adult Swim show panels and talent signings for Friday, July 20 – Saturday, July 21. Panels and signings, as well as talent scheduled to appear, are subject to change. For continuing information about Adult Swim’s plans at Comic Con fans can sign up for details and daily schedules atAdultSwimPresents.com.
ADULT SWIM SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, JULY 19
Adult Swim Camp-5thAvenue Landing and Convention Way: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
8:00 p.m. - “Things You’ve Never Seen” Screening: A night of specials and original pilots brought to fans by SNICKERS.
10:00 p.m. - Last Stream on the Left Live!: A live broadcast of popular podcast
11:00 p.m. - Let’s Play Pool Panic Live!: Join Adult Swim Games for a late-night of gameplay and friendly multiplayer competition.
FRIDAY, JULY 20
Adult Swim Camp - 5thAvenue Landing and Convention Way: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
8:00 p.m. - AS Cosplay Competition Hosted by Henry Zebrowski: We invite cosplayers to show off their inspired creations, don their best Adult Swim themed garb and strut their stuff! Awards will be passed out and bragging rights will last a lifetime.
8:30 p.m. - The Venture Bros. Fan Event: Fans will watch two episodes from the new season of The Venture Bros! Creators Doc Hammer and Jackson Public on hand to reveal secrets of the new season in a special Q&A session.
10:00 p.m. - Let’s Play Pool Panic Live!: Join Adult Swim Games for a late-night of gameplay and friendly multiplayer competition.
PANEL BLOCK- Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
11:30am – 12:15pm
Fan favorite FLCLtravels to San Diego to discuss the revival of one the most insane anime series ever created, from the legendary studio Production I.G and Adult Swim. Members from the original team will be joined by a new generation of creators. Panelists include Production I.G. CEO Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, producer Maki Terashima-Furuta, voice talents Marieve Herington (How I Met Your Mother), Megan Harveyand Kari Wahlgren(Rick and Morty), ADR director Stephanie Shehand Adult Swim’s Senior Vice President of On-Air Jason DeMarco. Moderated by Michael Sinterniklaas (FLCL, Batman Ninja).
Dream Corp LLC
12:30pm – 1:15pm
Creator Daniel Stessen(The Gold Sparrow) and cast members Jon Gries(Napoleon Dynamite) Nick Rutherford(The Unicorn), Mark Proksch (Apollo Gauntlet) and Ahmed Bharoocha (Dead Kevin)invite you for a first look at the new season of DREAM CORP LLC, premiering this Fall on Adult Swim. Moderated by Jimmi Simpson (Westworld)
The Venture Bros.
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Cult-favorite The Venture Bros. makes its heroic return to San Diego Comic-Con.Along withJames Urbaniak(Difficult People) and Michael Sinterniklaas(FLCL, Your Name), co-creators Jackson Publickand Doc Hammerwill take the stage to discuss the upcoming seventh season of their original series and answer fan questions.
2:30pm – 3:15pm
Hot on the heels of its ninth season, Robot Chickenreturns to SDCC for another celebration of stop-motion sketch madness, armed with never-before-seen clips and super-secret sneak peeks!Co-creators/executive producers Seth Greenand Matthew Senreichwill be joined by executive producers/co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root,actor/writer Breckin Meyer (Herbie: Fully Loaded), writer/director Tom Sheppardand — hey look! It’s actor/writer (and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator/star) Rachel Bloom!Plus, they’ll leave a chair open for a special guest… Or maybe just biblical superstar Elijah.Moderated by Keith Crofford, Senior Vice President of Production for Adult Swim.
SATURDAY, JULY 22
Adult Swim Camp - 5thAvenue Landing and Convention Way: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
7:15 p.m. - Toonami Pre-Flight to with TOM and SARA: Get behind-the-scenes info from show hosts Jason DeMarco and Gill Austin, Steve Blum (voice of TOM) and Dana Swanson (voice of SARA).
8:15 p.m. - The Pillows Live In Concert: A event not to be missed! Special live concert to celebrate the new seasons of FLCL.
10:00 p.m. - Rick and Morty Fan Event: The fan favorite show is back for a special event! Admission is extremely limited so fans should register at AdultSwimPresents.comfor details on how to receive event wristbands.
ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS*- Sails Pavilion, San Diego Convention Center
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Venture Bros
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dream Corp LLC.
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Robot Chicken
*The drawing for AS Signing tickets will begin at 9A on Saturday, July 21 in the Sails Pavilion of the Convention Center. Attendees who wish to participate in the drawing must be in the Limited Signings line in the lobby of Ballroom 20 prior to 8:30A. Winning tickets will be exchanged for admittance wristbands. Attendees may return to the end of the Limited Signings line until all winning tickets have been drawn. One winning ticket per person, per signing.-
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July 12, 2018 10:04am ET by Pressparty