We’ve got the scoop on all things WarnerMedia at Comic-Con!
Back in 1970, a group of around 100 comic book fans gathered in San Diego to celebrate their love of comics. Little did they know their small get together would grow into one of the largest pop-culture celebrations in the world. With over 130,000 attendees annually, Comic-Con International: San Diego is the ultimate destination for everything pop culture, featuring hundreds of special guests, including film and television actors, directors, producers, writers, science fiction and fantasy authors and of course comics creators.
WarnerMedia is all over 2019 Comic-Con International, with many brands hosting events, panels, screenings and much more. So, let’s get right into who’s doing what, and where it’s all going down…
HBO is bringing three heavyweight series to Comic-Con 2019.
On Thursday, July 18, “His Dark Materials” will feature an autograph signing, followed by a panel with James McAvoy (Lord Asriel), Dafne Keen (Lyra), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Lee Scoresby), Jane Tranter (executive producer) and Ruth Wilson (Mrs. Coulter).
On Friday, July 19, get ready for a “Game of Thrones” panel, as well as an autograph signing with stars of the legendary show.
“Westworld” will be in the house as well on Saturday, July 20, with an autograph signing followed by a panel, including creators, executive producers and directors Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and cast members Ed Harris, Thandie Newton, Aaron Paul, Tessa Thompson, Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright.
For more information on HBO at #SDCC, click here.
CONAN and TEAM COCO
Conan O’Brien is returning to San Diego for the 5th year in a row, with a star-studded week of special one-hour shows taped live at the historic Spreckels Theatre from Wednesday, July 17 – Saturday, July 20. Episodes will air that Wednesday – Saturday from 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. ET/PT on TBS. Visit https://teamcoco.com/tickets to request free tickets to the following shows:
Wednesday, July 17: The cast of “It Chapter Two”
Thursday, July 18: Surprise Guest to be announced
Friday, July 19: The cast of “Veronica Mars”
Saturday, July 20: The cast of “Carnival Row”
Team Coco House will also return, chock full of Conan’s unique brand of comedy. Open Thursday, July 18 – Saturday, July 20 and located in the historic Gas Lamp District, the pop-up comedy house will showcase a daily lineup of comics handpicked by Conan, along with podcasts, panels, trivia, giveaways and surprise appearances, as well as O’Brien himself.
See the full Team Coco House Comic-Con schedule here.
And follow @ConanCon on Instagram all week-long, for exclusive #conancon first-looks, behind-the-scenes photos, giveaways, ticket and celebrity guest updates and more!
Attention all fans of the Caped Crusader: DC and AT&T present THE BATMAN EXPERIENCE POWERED BY AT&T, a massive, interactive exhibition that includes the largest-ever collection of Batman-related props, costumes and vehicles. The immersive pop-up museum and gaming-centric installation will transport fans into the crime-fighting world of the Dark Knight and will be open to the public at the Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park. For more information, click here.
In addition, there will be exciting panels focusing on their highly-acclaimed original series, as well as a look at what’s to come in the future for the DC Universe. Fans can expect sneak peeks, first looks, exclusive screenings and breaking news for “Titans,” “Doom Patrol,” “Young Justice: Outsiders” and the upcoming adult-animated comedy series “Harley Quinn” during a special two-hour event Saturday night, July 20.
There will also be plenty of exciting giveaways exclusively for DC Universe members. For more information on DC Universe at Comic-Con, click here.
The highly-anticipated “Snowpiercer” is coming to TBS, and the excitement of this sci-fi thriller is about to descend upon Comic-Con International 2019. On Saturday, July 20, TBS will present a panel featuring stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven Ogg, as well as executive producer and showrunner Graeme Manson in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront. The session will include an exclusive first look at the series premiere, which debuts in Spring of 2020.
The guys from “Impractical Jokers” are heading to San Diego for their first ever official San Diego Comic-Con panel! Sal, Joe, Q and Murr will be at the Horton Grand Theater on Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. for the panel, moderated by Tom Kenny.
You can also join them on Saturday, July 20 at Petco Park for “Impractical Jokers Island,” which includes autograph signings, contests, music and the screening of a brand-new episode.
Adult Swim has become the master of the “On the Green” fan experience at Comic-Con International, and 2019 is going to be as incredible as ever.
Step right up for celebrity-filled panels, as well as meet and greets featuring the stars, creators and producers from the new upcoming series “Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal” and fan favorites “Rick and Morty” and “Robot Chicken.”
And speaking of “Rick and Morty,” Adult Swim will be debuting the world premiere of “Rick and Morty’s Rickflector,” an interactive experience that will transport you into the world of the critically-acclaimed and super-wild series.
Adult Swim streams will also be on-site, beaming their one-of-a-kind San Diego experience into your dreams. Attendees and fans from far and wide will enjoy on-site live broadcasts of staple streaming shows including “FishCenter,” “Stupid Morning Bullshit,” “Williams Street Swap Shop” and more.
For the complete list of Adult Swim Comic-Con events, click here.
Cartoon Network’s “Steven Universe the Movie” is premiering this fall, and fans can step onto the official Beach City stage at Comic-Con and sing along to their favorite show tunes with the iconic Crystal Gems. There will also be an official “Steven Universe” costume contest, guest appearances, cast signings and a special panel where fans can see the world premiere of the “Steven Universe the Movie” trailer.
There will also be panels with the folks behind your favorite Cartoon Network shows, from hit shows like “Victor and Valentino,” “Craig of the Creek” and “Summer Camp Island” to the upcoming “Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart” and the long-awaited “Infinity Train.”
For a list of all the special events Cartoon Network has to offer at Comic-Con this year, click here.
WARNER BROS. TELEVISION GROUP
Warner Bros. Television Group turns 50 this year, and the red carpet will be rolled out in grand style at Comic-Con for this historic milestone, as stars and producers from 16 of the Studio’s fan-favorite series are scheduled to participate. See the full list of events, including sneak peeks and breaking news, as well as a treasure-trove of screenings for every taste.
In addition, Legendary caped crusader Batman celebrates his 80th Anniversary this year, and paying tribute to this milestone, Warner Bros. Television Group will feature “Batwoman” and “Pennyworth” on the official hotel keycards of 2019 Comic-Con International. HBO will also release an exclusive “Watchmen” keycard that will be available to fans. You can see the designs and learn more about the keycards here.