Steven Universe Panel At New York Comic Con 2017

Steven Universe New York Comic Con 2017

Steven Universe Panel At New York Comic Con 2017

Today (05/10/2017) on the opening day of New York Comic Con 2017 (05/10/2017 – 08/10/2017), there was a panel for Cartoon Network’s cult animated show – Steven Universe, the special event took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The special event was filled with musical moments, sneak peeks and an opportunity for fans to ask the panel questions. The show’s creator – Rebecca Sugar was there, along with mystery guests Zach Callison (Voice of Steven Universe), Michaela Dietz (Voice of Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Voice of Pearl), Grace Rolek (voice of Connie) and Tom Scharpling (voice of Greg Universe). The panel was moderated by journalist – Eric Thurm.

During the panel many songs from the show were performed in front of fans including “Don’t Cost Nothing” from the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy nominated episode – Mr. Greg, “It’s Over” also from the same episode and a brand new song “Escapism” performed by Rebecca Sugar. Also during the panel, a sneak peek of an upcoming episode – “Dewey Wins” was shown.

Dewey Wins Sneak Peek:

People who asked questions were given a “I am Made Of Love” T-shirt, a reference to a lyric from the song – “Stronger Than You”, also referring to Ruby and Sapphire – the two fused gems that formed together to form Garnet.

More pictures can be found on Cartoon Network PR’s Twitter account: https://twitter.com/CartoonNetPR

Also on this Saturday (07/10/2017) at New York Comic Con, there will be a combined OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Ben 10 and Teen Titans Go! panel called “Cartoon Network Presents: Let’s Be Heroes!”, attending the panel will be Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes! and voice of Rad), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid from OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), John Fang (Executive Producer of Ben 10), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly from Ben 10 and Beast Boy from Teen Titans Go!), Peter Michail (Director of Teen Titans Go!) and Tara Strong (voice of Raven from Teen Titans Go! and Ben Tennyson from Ben 10).

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/09/new-york-comic-con-2017-cartoon-network-events-schedule/

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com

Warner Bros. Get Animated Invasion Pop-Up Store Opens 6th October

Warner Bros. Get Animated Invasion Pop-Up Store Opens 6th October

Warner Bros. Get Animated Invasion Pop-Up Store Opens 6th October

For three days only (Friday 6th and Saturday 8th October) during this year’s New York Comic-Con (5th to 8th October), Warner Bros. and Turner’s Boomerang will be opening a pop-up store in the SoHo district of New York City. The store will be called “Get Animated Invasion” and it celebrates the cartoons produced by both Warner Bros. Animation and Hanna-Barbera throughout their history. The special pop-up store will feature a 360 degree immersive experience and visitors will get to see Wile E. Coyote’s ridiculously high cliff, go a scary adventure through Scooby Doo’s Spooky Woods and go back in time to Bedrock as featured in The Flintstones. The store will of course feature all-new themed merchandise including clothing, accessories and gifts.

The store will be run in partnership with pop-culture merchandise store chain – BoxLunch, the merchandise that will be on sale in the store will also be available to buy at BoxLunch locations and on their website from Monday 2nd October. Flintstones Ice Cream treats produced by New York’s Milk & Cream Cereal Bar will also be available at the store.

In a statement about the new pop-up store, Warner Bros. Consumer Products president Pam Lifford said:

“We’re excited for fans to experience this new creative way to step into the world of their favorite animated character. The Get Animated Invasion pushes the boundaries of fan engagement, blurring the lines between art, content and commerce.”

The pop-up store will be open between 12pm to 7pm and will be located at 107 Grand Street, in-between Broadway and Mercer Street in Manhattan. Register now on the Get Animated Invasion website to RSVP for tickets, for those who aren’t able to get a ticket, the store will be having “walk-ins” too.

https://www.getanimatedinvasion.com

http://www.boxlunch.com

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/warner-bros-get-animated-pop-up-store-open-new-york-next-month-1042888

Cartoon Network New York Comic Con 2016 Overview

Cartoon Network New York Comic Con 2016 Overview

Cartoon Network New York Comic Con 2016 Overview

New York Comic Con 2016 was full of different Cartoon Network events, such as panels, signings and a costume competition, so here’s a summary of the events that happened on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th October.

Regular Show Panel

The first Cartoon Network panel was for Regular Show, this panel was a significant one as it will be the last ever panel for the show at a convention. JG Quintel (the show’s creator and voice of Mordecai) was joined with William Salyers (voice of Rigby), Roger Craig Smith (voice of Thomas/Nikolai and additional voices) and Janie Haddad (voice of Margaret).

During the session there was a live script reading and an Q&A segment. The panel was asked questions from the audience – like what items they would take into space (relating to the Regular Show: In Space story arc) and what was their favourite episode.

Steven Universe Panel

At the Steven Universe panel, the show’s creator – Rebecca Sugar was joined with Jennifer Paz (Voice of Lapis Lazuli), Shelby Rabara (Voice of Peridot), Tom Scharpling (voice of Greg), AJ Michalka (Stevonnie) and Charlyne Yi (Voice of Ruby). There was a Q&A session and also a exclusive performance of a song in an upcoming episode. Many fans were dressed up as their favourite characters from the show. Rebecca Sugar also did a book signing for her book based on an episode of the show – “The Answer”, this was an opportunity to meet and greet the show’s creator and to get a copy of the book signed.

The Powerpuff Girls Panel and Costume Ball

The last panel at New York Comic Con 2016 was for The Powerpuff Girls, Amanda Leighton (voice of Blossom), Kristen Li (voice of Bubbles), Natalie Palamides (voice of Buttercup) were joined with Haley Mancini (show writer and voice of Princess Morbucks).

The other event at New York Comic Con 2016 was a costume ball and prizes were given away for people with the best cartoon character costumes, the contest was judged by 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). The winner was someone dressed as Yellow Diamond – a main villain in Steven Universe.

For more tweets relating to New York Comic Con 2016, check out Cartoon Network PR’s Twitter account: https://twitter.com/CartoonNetPR