Following the successful worldwide launches of its "Wolverine and the X-Men" and "Iron Man: Armored Adventures" animated series this year, Marvel Animation plans an unprecedented presence at this year's San Diego Comic-Con International to unveil its upcoming roster of action-packed animation. In two large panels, filled with premiere video clips, amazing talent and tons of new announcements, Marvel Animation is sure to continue the excitement that they have been building upon all year.
WHAT: Marvel Animation Panel
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Room 6BCF
THE 411: The new age of Marvel animation is here! Marvel's President of Animation Eric Rollman and General Manager of Nicktoons Network Keith Dawkins are joined by the creative minds behind the new hit series "Wolverine and the X-Men," and "Iron Man: Armored Adventures." Head Writers Greg Johnson (WXM), Chris Yost (IMAA), Supervising Producer Craig Kyle (WXM, IMAA), Voice Director Jamie Simone (WXM) and the voice of Wolverine, Steve Blum, discuss each series and what the future holds. Then stay tuned for a first look at Marvel Animé from acclaimed Japanese animation studio Madhouse, featuring Madhouse President Masao Maruyama (Gotham Knight, Tokyo Godfathers), and writer Warren Ellis (The Authority, ASTONISHING X-MEN). Also expect sneak peaks at the upcoming next Marvel Animated Feature from Lionsgate. You don't want to miss this panel!
The panel is linked to talent signing events at the Marvel Entertainment booth (#2429) on the convention floor. The talent behind "Iron Man: Armored Adventures" and "Wolverine and the X-Men" will be signing from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Masao Maruyama and Warren Ellis will be signing from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
WHAT: Marvel: "Hero Up" with The Super Hero Squad Show! Panel
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Room 6BCF
THE 411: Marvel's first action-comedy series is a manic, mind-blowing, all-ages romp through the Marvel Universe. Coming to Cartoon Network in September, the animated show is loaded with superstar voice talent. Join several of the actors, previewing their characters in a live performance: including Tom Kenny (Spongebob) as Iron Man & M.O.D.O.K., Charlie Adler (Cow and Chicken, Transformers features) as Dr. Doom, Steve Blum "Wolverine and the X-Men") as Wolverine, Grey DeLisle (Fairly Oddparents, Clone Wars) as Ms. Marvel, and Stan "The Man" Lee as The Mayor. Supervising Producer Cort Lane ("Iron Man: Armored Adventures"), Matt Wayne (Justice League Unlimited), Supervising Director Mitch Schauer (Freakazoid, Angry Beavers), Exec. Producer Joe Quesada (Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief) & Exec. Producer Eric Rollman (President, Marvel Animation) share series secrets, a world premiere clip and a preview of THQ's epic "Super Hero Squad" video game. Followed by Q&A!
At 2:30 p.m. the panel will be followed by a signing event at the Marvel Entertainment booth (#2429) featuring much of the cast, including Tom Kenny, Charlie Adler, Steve Blum, Mikey Kelly (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles feature), Dave Boat ("Ultimate Avengers" 1 & 2) and Travis Willingham (Fullmetal Alchemist).
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