HBO Max and Cartoon Network channeled the excitement of the streamer and network’s in-person return to San Diego Comic-Con 2022 into a who’s who of talent-filled panels showcasing their upcoming animated series. Here are some highlights:
It’s not all people! Looney Tunes for everyone! (sign):
The Looniest panel teased all the latest from the Looney Tunes Loon-iverse, including the new season of Looney Tunes Cartoonsthe new Cartoonito preschool series Bugs Bunny Buildersand the next Tiny Toons Looniversity. Looney’s revelations included:
Bugs Bunny Builders
- The series airs today, Monday, July 25, on Cartoon Network’s Cartoonito, and tomorrow on HBO Max’s Cartoonito. The first episode is available on Cartoonito YouTube Channel.
Looney Tunes Cartoons
- Fans saw a preview of the Halloween special, Bugs Bunny’s Howl-O-Skreem Spooktacularfeaturing “Hex Appeal,” the first dedicated Looney Tunes Cartoons short featuring Witch Hazel, which will premiere on HBO Max.
The Day the Earth Exploded: A Looney Tunes Movie
- The previously announced film will debut on HBO Max and Cartoon Network. The sci-fi action comedy sees Porky and Daffy transformed into unlikely heroes when their antics at the local gum factory reveal a secret alien mind control plot.
Tiny Toons Looniversity
- Co-executive producers Erin Gibson and Nate Cash have announced that surprise guest Ashleigh Crystal Hairston has joined the voice cast as Babs Bunny in the upcoming animated comedy.
- Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Tiny Toons Looniversity will air on HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
The origin story you’ve been waiting for… Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (Sign)
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai:
Magic, mystery, chaos and Mogwai! The cast and crew of Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai gave fans a sneak peek at the upcoming prequel anime series coming in 2023 to HBO Max; the show follows on Cartoon Network at a later date.
- The panel with Zach Galligan, Sandra Oh, Randall Park, George Takei and Bowen Yang announced that the voice cast includes them… them.
Cartoon Network: Winner Takes All (panel):
The fans have been tested on all things Craig of the Creek, The Teen Titans Go! and We baby bears by a multi-show panel. They also had news!
Craig of the Creek
- Grammy winner Missy Elliott will guest star on the award-winning Cartoon Network series.
- Fans got a glimpse of the Cartoonito preschool series, Craig of the Creek spin off, Jessica’s Big Little Worldand key art for Craig of the Creek’s upcoming story arc “Heart of the Forest.”
The Teen Titans Go!
- Filmmaker Zack Snyder will make an appearance in an upcoming episode airing this fall on Cartoon Network.
- The show’s team revealed that hip-hop group De La Soul will be returning for a guest role in Season 8 and gave fans a sneak peek at another episode of the popular show coming this fall.
The heroic quest of the valiant Prince Ivandoe:
- The panel showed a trailer for the new series.
- The show follows the valiant Prince Ivandoe and his loyal squire Bert as they embark on a heroic quest to Eagle Mountain to claim the legendary Golden Feather. They must travel through the five realms, encountering great dangers… and some truly spectacular goons!
We baby bears
- A preview of the crossover episode of
- Cartoon Network has shared a preview of the crossover episode featuring everyone’s favorite witches from Summer Camp Island.
- The panel revealed that Grammy-winning singer Anderson .Paak and his son Soul Rasheed are back in Season 2 as the Triple T Tigers, with Willow Smith reprising her role as Unica.
Comics are fun for everyone (panel):
This DC panel highlighted comics and graphic novels from across the DC Multiverse, as well as animations with more news and announcements.
The upcoming preschool animated series follows a group of young super-powered vehicles as they defend Gotham City alongside Batman, Robin, and Batgirl. It will launch this fall on Cartoonito on Cartoon Network and HBO Max.
- The series’ crime-fighting team includes Bam (the Batmobile), Bibi (the Batgirl cycle), Redbird (Robin’s sports car), Batwing (the Batwing jet plane), and Buff (the bald truck). -mouse).
- The all-star voice cast includes Ethan Hawke (as Batman), Jacob Bertrand (as Bam the Batmobile), Gina Rodriguez (as Catwoman), and Xolo Maridueña (as Snowy the Snowcrawler).
- The ‘Meet the Batwheels’ teaser gave fans a taste of what’s to come (and we’ve got it here – check it out below!).
- It was also announced Secret origin of the Batwheels, premiering on Batman Day, Saturday, September 17 on Cartoonito on HBO Max. The half-hour prequel reveals how the Batwheels trained team.
Based on DC characters, Batwheels is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The animation is made by Superprod Studio. Register (Looney Tunes Cartoons) is the executive producer, along with Michael G. Stern (Doc McStuffins) as co-executive producer. Simon J. Smith (Penguins of Madagascar) serves as supervising producer and Steven Fink of Bang Zoom Ltd. as a producer.
Source: Warner Media
Debbie Diamond Sarto is Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.