2013 San Diego Comic-Con - NBC, Dark Horse, Adult Swim and other Bits

Comic-Con news
Below are snippets from press releases detailing some shows and such that are being brought to Comic-Con, from Adult Swim, Dark Horse Comics, NBC, Voltage Pictures, Shout!, MTV and more.

via press release(s)


ComiXology’s Meet Your Makers summer extravaganza continues with the announcement of comiXology’s sponsorship of the “The Pen and Drink” – where artists are welcome to enjoy a drink while picking up the pen to draw an array of live models while listening to great tunes during Comic-Con International 2013.

TR!CKST3R will be held at the East Village Tavern Bowl, located at 9th & Market in San Diego from July 17th to July 20th with “The Pen and Drink” happening every evening. ComiXology co-founder John D. Roberts will also be giving a talk during TR!CKST3R on Saturday, July 20th at 1-2pm on Digital Comics: Tips and Tricks.


Adult Swim

This year at San Diego Comic-Con, Adult Swim will be bringing even more entertainment, celebrities and one-of-a-kind fan experiences to Southern California. Adult Swim programming panels run from Thursday to Saturday, featuring creators, producers and actors from fan favorites The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Robot Chicken, Aqua TV Show Show, Squidbillies, The Eric Andre Show, The Heart, She Holler, China, IL, and sneak peeks at several new and upcoming series like Rick and Morty, Hot Package and Mr. Pickles.  Adult Swim stars on hand will include Seth Green, Patton Oswalt, Amy Sedaris, Paul Scheer, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Eric Andre, Hannibal Buress, and more.  Fans can also stop by the Adult Swim booth #3721 to enjoy free mini massages and a place to escape from the hectic pace of the convention floor.

Also not to be missed is the all-new Adult Swim Funhouse, a new and free experience for fans to dive head-first, sometimes literally, into the world of Adult Swim. The magic castle will be erected across from the convention center, in the Petco Park parking lot just over the footbridge.  Free for fans, tickets will be distributed at the Funhouse each day starting at 4:00 p.m. and will be open Thursday, July 18 – Saturday, July 20 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. each night.


MTV's Teen Wolf

Cast scheduled to be on hand:  cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Crystal Reed, Holland Roden, Daniel Sharman, Max Carver, Charlie Carver and Executive Producer Jeff Davis

Thursday, July 18     
“Teen Wolf” Panel      
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Ballroom 20   
Friday, July 19
Press Room    
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Aqua 306A
*Must RSVP and receive confirmation from MTV to attend

11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
FOX booth, #4229



Shout! Factory returns to Comic-Con International once again to ignite fans of all ages with a robust lineup, featuring a special panel event, five film screenings, a showcase of new home entertainment products, Comic-Con exclusive items, prize sweepstakes, surprise star appearances and engaging fan interactive activities. Moreover, Shout! Factory invites fans and convention attendees to join in on the excitement surrounding Shout’s 10th anniversary celebration at the Shout! Factory booth (#4248) on the main convention floor. Fan-favorite screen icons and comics legend scheduled to attend this incredible pop culture gathering with Shout! Factory include: Adrienne Barbeau, Len Wein, The Aquabats, and other notables. Shout’s resident geek guru Brian Ward, and Scream Factory’s resident horror aficionados Jeff Nelson and Cliff MacMillan will be on-hand for meet and greets.



TIME: 5:10PM-5:40PM


NBC Panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2013

“The Blacklist”
Thursday, July 18
3 p.m., Room 6A
Panelists: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff and executive producers Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath and John Fox

Thursday, July 18
6:45-7:45 p.m., Room 6A
Panelists: Hugh Dancy, executive producer Bryan Fuller, executive producer/director David Slade and executive producer Martha De Laurentiis

Saturday, July 20
2:40-3:50, Room 6BCF
Panelists: David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Russell Hornsby, Reggie Lee, Sasha Roiz, Bitsie Tulloch, Bree Turner, Claire Coffee, and executive producers Todd Milliner, David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf and Norberto Barba

Saturday, July 20
4:50-5:50, Room BCF
Panelists: Executive producer Eric Kripke and others to be determined

Sunday, July 21
1:50-2:45p.m., Hall H
Panelists: Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Jim Rash, Ken Jeong and executive producers Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna

"TV Guide" Fan Faves Panel
Friday, July 19
5:15 p.m., Hall H – Ballroom 20
Panelists: Candice Accola from “The Vampire Diaries,” Kristin Bauer from “True Blood,” Katie Cassidy from “Arrow,” Henry Ian Cusick from “The 100,” Giancarlo Esposito from “Revolution,” Danai Gurira from “The Walking Dead,” Tyler Hoechlin from “Teen Wolf,” Joseph Morgan from “The originals,” and Yvonne Strahovski from “Dexter.”




Special Preview Night Signings for Exclusives and Limited Editions

6:00 p.m.            LAST MAN STANDING: KILLBOOK OF A BOUNTY HUNTER: Daniel LuVisi
Free print. Limited edition hardcover for sale at Dark Horse Exclusives Store.

7:00 p.m.            PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES: Paul Tobin
Free print. San Diego Comic-Con International Exclusive Plants vs. Zombies comic for sale at show opening at Dark Horse Exclusives Store (two per person limit).

8:00 p.m.            MASS EFFECT: Cosplayer Holly Conrad as Commander Shepherd
Free double-sided Mass Effect/Dragon Age poster. Limited edition Mass Effect Bronze Alliance Normandy SR-1 Ship Replica on sale at show opening at Dark Horse Exclusives Store (two per person limit).



10:00 a.m.            LAST MAN STANDING: KILLBOOK OF A BOUNTY HUNTER: Daniel LuVisi
10:00 a.m.            THE STRAIN: Mike Huddleston, E.M. Gist
11:00 a.m.            LONE WOLF AND CUB: Kazuo Koike
11:00 a.m.            DRAGON RESURRECTION: Lin Zhang
12:00 p.m.            X: Duane Swierczynski, Eric Nguyen, Dave Wilkins
12:00 p.m.            DRAGON AGE: THE WORLD OF THEDAS: Ben Gelinas, Nick Thornborrow
1:00 p.m.            BLOOD BROTHERS: Andrew Waller, Mike Gagerman
2:00 p.m.            HALO: INITIATION: Terry and Rachel Dodson
2:00 p.m.            LONE WOLF AND CUB: Kazuo Koike
3:00 p.m.             CATALYST COMIX: Joe Casey, Ulises Farinas
3:00 p.m.            BEANWORLD: Larry Marder
4:00 p.m.             BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, ANGEL & FAITH: Georges Jeanty, Christos Gage
5:00 p.m.            PICTURES THAT TICK: Dave McKean
6:00 p.m.             THE BLACK BEETLE: Francesco Francavilla
                        DREAM THIEF: Jai Nitz
                        BUZZKILL: Donny Cates
6:00 p.m.            CREEPY, EERIE: Dan Braun, Jason Shawn Alexander, Chris Zephro, Justin Mabry



10:00 a.m.            CREEPY, EERIE: Dan Braun, Glenn Hetrick, Chris Zephro, Justin Mabry
10:00 a.m.            THE MONKEY KING: Katsuya Terada
11:00 a.m.            LONE WOLF AND CUB: Kazuo Koike
11:00 a.m.            SACRIFICE: Sam Humphries
12:00 p.m.            THE GUILD: Felicia Day *Ticketed event
12:00 p.m.            MIND MGMT: Matt Kindt
1:00 p.m.            STAR WARS: LEGACY: Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
1:00 p.m.            BANDETTE: Paul Tobin, Colleen Coover
2:00 p.m.            THE LAST OF US: Neil Druckmann, Faith Erin Hicks *Ticketed event
2:00 p.m.            LONE WOLF AND CUB: Kazuo Koike
2:00 p.m.            MASS EFFECT: Courtenay Taylor (voice actor of Jack), Mike Gamble
3:00 p.m.            THE FIFTH BEATLE: Vivek Tiwary, Andrew Robinson
3:00 p.m.            NUMBER 13: David Walker, Robert Love
4:00 p.m.            DRAGON AGE: Claudia Black (voice actor of Morrigan), Ben Gelinas, Nick Thornborrow *Ticketed event
4:00 p.m.            THE MONKEY KING: Katsuya Terada
5:00 p.m.            DARK HORSE PRESENTS: Shannon Wheeler (Villain House), Ulises Farinas and Erick Freitas (Gamma), Geoffrey Thorne and Todd Harris  (Genre 19)
5:00 p.m.            STAR WARS: Carlos d’Anda and Gabe Eltaeb (Star Wars), Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley (Dark Times), Dan Parsons and Wes Dzioba (Dawn of the Jedi), Mark Irwin (Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin), Dave Wilkins (Legacy), Zack Giallongo (Ewoks: Shadows of Endor)
6:00 p.m.            TNT PRESENTS FALLING SKIES: Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, and  Falling Skies cast *Ticketed event
6:00 p.m.            CONCRETE PARK: Tony Puryear, Erika Alexander



9:00 a.m.            LAST MAN STANDING: KILLBOOK OF A BOUNTY HUNTER: Daniel LuVisi
10:00 a.m.            EMILY AND THE STRANGERS: Rob Reger, Jessica Gruner
11:00 a.m.            ELFQUEST: Wendy and Richard Pini
11:00 a.m.            VALVE PRESENTS:  Jay Pinkerton, Erik Wolpaw, Heather Campbell, Tristan Reidford
12:00 p.m.            CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT: Josh Williamson, Raymond Swanland
BLACKOUT: Frank Barbiere, Micah Kaneshiro
THE OCCULTIST: Tim Seeley, Mike Norton
1:00 p.m.            AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER, LEGEND OF KORRA: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko, Joaquim Dos Santos, Ki-Hyun Ryu, Gene Luen Yang, Chifuyu Sasaki and Naoko Kawano from Gurihiru Studio
2:00 p.m.            THE GOON KICKSTARTER TEAM: Eric Powell, Tim Miller and Jeff Fowler from Blur Studio
3:00 p.m.            UNDERGROUND: Andrew Vachss
3:00 p.m.            BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, ANGEL & FAITH: Georges Jeanty, Andrew Chambliss
4:00 p.m.            HOUSE OF GOLD & BONES: Corey Taylor *Ticketed event
5:00 p.m.            HELLBOY, B.P.R.D., ABE SAPIEN, BALTIMORE: Mike Mignola
5:00 p.m.            ITTY BITTY HELLBOY: Art Baltazar
6:00 p.m.            THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: Geof Darrow
6:00 p.m.            THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS: Becky Cloonan



10:00 a.m.            BUNNY IN THE MOON: THE ART OF TARA MCPHERSON: Tara McPherson        10:00 a.m.            LAST MAN STANDING: KILLBOOK OF A BOUNTY HUNTER: Daniel LuVisi
11:00 a.m.            Joss Whedon *Ticketed event
12:00 p.m.            R.I.P.D.: Peter Lenkov
1:00 p.m.            ALIENS: INHUMAN CONDITION: John Layman
1:00 p.m.            47 RONIN: Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai
2:00 p.m.             EMILY AND THE STRANGERS: Rob Reger, Jessica Gruner, Buzz Parker
2:00 p.m.            HUSBANDS: Jane Espenson, Brad Bell, Sean Hemeon

 *Events are subject to change.  Some restrictions apply. 


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