Adult Swim will bring a gigantic collection of panels and events to San Diego Comic-Con this year, including first-look clips and trailers with celebrity-filled panels. Fans can also enjoy free signings featuring series stars, creators and producers from Robot Chicken and Rick and Morty, a new animated series The Jellies! from Tyler, The Creator and Lionel Boyce, and the hit series Mike Tyson Mysteries.
The hottest spot on the bay is back with the Adult Swim On the Green experience, featuring free games, activities, tons of giveaways, and live-streaming from the stars of AdultSwim.com.
Adult Swim On the Green is a fun and free event hosted by the network. It will be located right behind the convention center at 5th Avenue Landing and Convention Way, and will take placeThursday through Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fans can relax on the back of a ferocious beast gallivanting through It’s A Fish Hole, get a six-minute mind massage from the upgraded Meatwad Dome 4D Experience – now with motion seats, or visit the oversized Claw Machine sponsored by State Farm, which dispenses endless goodies geared towards maximizing the Con experience.
This year’s green features all-new games, friends, prizes, fun, streams (of the live variety), motorized animals, a tarot card reader, dart throwing, and a must-have on the sun-drenched bay – shade. It’s a live choose-your-own-adventure in real life and all events are free for those that are 18+. Sign-up at AdultSwimPresents.com to fast track your entrance.
New this year, AdultSwim.com will be live broadcasting your favorite streaming shows, including FishCenter, Stupid Morning Bullshit, Williams Street Swap Shop, Development Meeting, and more all from Adult Swim On the Green. Celebrity guests will be stopping by throughout the convention to chat all weekend long. The streams will be live Thursday – Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m and on Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fans can also enjoy free screenings at night, Adult Swim’s Nighttime On The Green will offer screenings featuring the latest series and pilots from 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. with lineup starting at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday enjoy Toonami Pre-Flight previewing behind-the-scenes content of our popular anime programming block alongside hosts Jason DeMarco, Gill Austin, Steve Blum (Voice of TOM), and Dana Swanson (Voice of SARA). Friday, the unknown will be revealed at “Things You’ve Never Seen,” a night of specials and original pilots.
The frenzy over last year’s Rick and Morty screening demanded we go bigger. This year, Old Spice will be helping even more fans get their burning questions answered with a special evening featuring creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland at Petco Park on Saturday night from 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Need even more Rick and Morty? The #Rickmobile will be rolling all over San Diego all week long. Track the mad scientist’s movements online as the custom mobile pop-up shop stocked with exclusive Rick and Morty items makes its way across Southern California.
ADULT SWIM PANELS (as detailed by the network)
FRIDAY, JULY 21 Hilton San Diego Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom
The Jellies! 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Show creators Tyler, The Creator (Loiter Squad) and Lionel Boyce (Loiter Squad), producer Carl Jones (Black Dynamite), and actor Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack) invite you to preview an exclusive look at their brand new animated series The Jellies!, premiering this year on Adult Swim. Moderated by Walter Newman, vice president of comedy development, Adult Swim.
Rick and Morty 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Executive producers and co-creators Dan Harmon (Community) & Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), writer/producer Ryan Ridley (Community) and voice talent, Sarah Chalke (Scrubs) and Chris Parnell (Archer) invite fans to an inside look at the highly-anticipated third season, premiering this summer on Adult Swim. Moderated by Brian Q. Quinn (Impractical Jokers).
Robot Chicken 2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Walkers and bawk-bawkers collide this year when the RC crew arrives with an exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season…including The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking! Co-creator/executive producer Matthew Senreich, executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, executive producer/co-head writer Doug Goldstein, actor/writer Breckin Meyer (Franklin & Bash), writer/director Tom Sheppard, creator/writer/executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), and showrunner Scott M. Gimple (The Walking Dead) will be on hand for the fun, and who knows which surprise guests might “walker” onstage? Perhaps a guest who can write better puns than that. Moderated by Keith Crofford, senior vice president of production for Adult Swim.
Mike Tyson Mysteries 3:15pm – 4:00pm
It was a unanimous victory last time, but Iron Mike Tyson is taking on Comic-Con again and this rematch is sure to live up to all the hype. Currently in its third season of solving mysteries, the Mike Tyson Mystery Team has all-new episodes airing on Adult Swim. Join Mike Tyson, fellow voice cast member Rachel Ramras (The Looney Tunes Show) and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show) for an exclusive look at upcoming episodes.