The Wonderful World of WonderCon

15 Apr 2014 - By TW Staff

(Above: A scene from Son of Batman)

WonderCon is upon us, and this year the annual convention, which runs April 18-20, is jam-packed with premieres, panel discussions, autograph sessions and much, much more. And DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, Cartoon Network and TNT are bringing their A-game…in the form of TV stars, producers and comic royalty, of course.

If you're looking for an in-depth WonderCon run-down, see a complete program schedule or browse the quick guide featuring DC's own Wonder Woman.  

If, on the other hand, you're looking for the crème de la crème of WonderCon happenings, we've done the sorting for you below.

Friday, April 18

Cartoon Network brings fans inside Steven Universe, Teen Titans Go!, Uncle Grandpa, Clarence and Regular Show with panel discussions featuring cast and crew in addition to exclusive sneak peek screenings of everyone's favorite animated series.

DC Entertainment has a slew of must-see events scheduled for Friday, including: an all-access panel with some of the industry's biggest names; the world premiere of Son of Batman, a DC Universe Animated Original Movie; a panel with the creators behind the Dark Knight; and a drawing seminar with DC Entertainment co-found Jim Lee.

Warner Bros.' Friday lineup includes a sneak peak screening of The 100 and a Q&A with the cast and producers of Revolution.

Saturday, April 19

Join the team behind Cartoon Network's Adventure Time for an interactive and hugely entertaining panel. Also on Saturday: screenings and panels featuring TNT series Falling Skies, Legends and The Last Ship.

The highlight of WonderCon for DC Entertainment is the Batman 75th Anniversary panel scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday. Heavy-hitters Jim Lee, Kevin Smith, Ralph Garman, Kevin Conroy, Peter Girardi and Bruce Timm will discuss the Dark Knight's 75-year history.

Warner Archive Collection takes a look at music-themed animated TV series from the past 50 years, including Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids.

The cast and producers of The 100 discuss the first action-packed season at a special video presentation and Q&A.

Sunday, April 20

DC Entertainment closes out WonderCon with a look into the visual approach of some of the comic world's most-talented artists and an in-depth tutorial on the essential stories and products that make up DCE's rich history. There is also a Batgirl seminar with writer Gail Simone.

WonderCon Anaheim 2014 badges are still available. If you're in the area, don't miss out.