WHO: Adult Swim, the #1 destination for young adults, returns to San Diego with a series of panels that dive into the network’s most celebrated animated series. From the Emmy award-winning adventure series Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal to the animated comedies Tuca & Bertie and SMILING FRIENDS, Adult Swim fans will have a chance to go behind-the-scenes of their favorite Adult Swim series. Plus, attendees will also get a first-ever look at the highly anticipated Rick and Morty digital spin-off series The Vindicators with a special fan screening.
WHAT: Series panels to discuss the animated series with talent & creators. SMILING FRIENDS Discussion and Q&A – Friday, July 22, 12:00 – 12:45 PM PT. Join Michael Cusak and Zach Hadel, the creators behind the new Adult Swim animated series SMILING FRIENDS to find out what’s in store for Pim, Charlie and the rest of the company dedicated to bringing happiness to their bizarre yet colorful world.
Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal Season Two Discussion and Q&A – Friday, July 22, 1:00 – 1:45 PM PT
After winning five Emmy Awards including “Outstanding Animated Program,” the second season of Genndy Tartakovksy’s Primal returns to Adult Swim. Join animation legend Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars) and Art Director Scott Wills (The Ren & Stimpy Show, Samurai Jack) for a deep dive into the second season of the acclaimed animation adventure.
Fans will also have a chance to meet Genndy Tartakovsky at a special limited signing for Genndy Tartakovksy’s Primal. Keep an eye on this page for more details.
Rick and Morty: The Vindicators Screening and Q&A – Friday, July 22, 2:00 – 2:45 PM PT
Calling all Rick and Morty fans! Join executive producer Sarah Carbiener and Rick and Morty producer/writer Nick Rutherford for a first look at the Adult Swim digital series based on characters from Rick and Morty. Be the first to watch Supernova, Vance Maximus, Alan Rails, Crocubot and Noob Noob fight crime, avert genocides, and yuk it up without Rick and Morty.
Tuca & Bertie Season Three Discussion and Q&A – Saturday, July 23, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM PT
This summer is sure to sizzle with the highly anticipated return of Tuca & Bertie on Adult Swim! Creator and Executive Producer Lisa Hanawalt will join series star Tiffany Haddish (Tuca), alongside Nicole Beyer (Gamby) and Sasheer Zamata (Kara), to dive into the upcoming third season of the Adult Swim animated comedy about colorful bird girl besties who navigate the ups and downs of adulting in life, love, and everything in between.
Giveaways of special Adult Swim prizes will be available in limited supply via the “HBO Max Drop Zones,” which will serve as beacons for HBO Max activity across San Diego Comic-Con. Each visit to a Drop Zone will present attendees with unique giveaways: custom content, swag, VIP seats to panels/screenings, and more.
WHERE: INDIGO ROOM, The Hilton Bayfront Hotel