CCI 2019: Cartoon Network Welcomes You to Beach City

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In anticipation of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe The Movie premiering this fall, fans can step onto the official Beach City stage and sing along to their favorite show tunes at this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 18-21).

Join the iconic Crystal Gems during karaoke and musical performances at the magical Steven Universe booth (#3735), and discover more reasons than ever to believe in Steven.  The booth will also feature special ticketed events throughout the weekend including an official Steven Universe costume contest, guest appearances, cast signings and more.

Don’t miss creator Rebecca Sugar and the Steven Universe family, Friday, July 19, for a can’t-miss moment when the official trailer for Steven Universe The Movie will be revealed worldwide at its panel. The highly anticipated new series Infinity Train will also arrive for its Comic-Con debut on Saturday, July 20 with creator Owen Dennis and cast members Ashley Johnson, Ernie Hudson and Jeremy Crutchley for a mind-bending exclusive experience including a special surprise offered to fans first at the Con.

But first, on Friday, July 19, go behind Cartoon Network Studios’ newest series with creators from Victor and Valentino, Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart, and the recently announced The Fungies to get exclusive sneak peeks and the inside studio scoop.

Below is a list of panels, events and signings. Additional Cartoon Network shows will also be featured including DC Super Hero Girls and Teen Titans Go!

FRIDAY, JULY 19

CARTOON NETWORK FIRST LOOK
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | 6A, Convention Center

Our first panel of SDCC 2019 is all about firsts! Be first in line to get the scoop on Cartoon Network Studios originals before anyone else. Conrad Montgomery, Senior Director Current Series, will be on hand to deliver updates and first-looks of everything you love about Cartoon Network. Joining him are Tiffany Ford from Craig of the CreekParker Simmons from Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart, Diego Molano from Victor and Valentino, Niki Yang from Summer Camp Island and Stephen P. Neary from The Fungies. Why settle for second? Come get your first look at everything Cartoon Network Studios!

STEVEN UNIVERSE
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Ballroom 20, Convention Center

Steven thinks his time defending the Earth is over, but in Steven Universe The Movie he will face his biggest challenge yet. Moderated by self-proclaimed “ruler of the skies” Shelby Rabara (Peridot), join Estelle (Garnet), Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl) and series creator Rebecca Sugar to learn why it’s more important than ever to believe in Steven. They’ll answer your burning questions about “The Battle of Heart and Mind” special, perform a few new songs and present the worldwide debut of the official trailer for Steven Universe The Movie.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

INFINITY TRAIN
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | Indigo Ballroom, Hilton Bayfront Hotel

The long-awaited series from Cartoon Network makes its debut at Comic-Con this year. Discover the first clues to unlocking the train’s mind-bending mysteries, involving talking Corgis, dour robots, puzzle doors, and perilous secrets. Plus, you’ll get an exclusive look at things no other fan has ever seen before! Cast members Ashley Johnson (Tulip), Jeremy Crutchley (Glad-One), Ernie Hudson (Atticus), Madeline Queripel (supervising director) and Owen Dennis (series creator and voice of Sad-One) will guide you through your inaugural trip aboard this arcane train.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

THE HER UNIVERSE FASHION SHOW: CARTOON NETWORK JUNIOR DESIGN SHOWCASE
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Harbor Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt

The Her Universe Fashion Show is the epicenter of the geek fashion movement as designers compete with their original “geek couture” designs to win the ultimate prize – the opportunity to design a Her Universe fashion collection with Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein for Hot Topic. The show will be held once again at the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel’s Harbor Ballroom, opening night of SDCC, Thursday, July 18, at 6p.m. Admission is FREE. Cartoon Network Enterprises will return as the sponsor of the Junior Fashion Design Competition, presented during intermission of the Fashion Show. Junior designers between the ages of 6 to 17 were asked to submit up to three designs inspired by the Steven Universe series. The chosen winners will have the opportunity to work with Her Universe and Cartoon Network on a collection for Steven Universe and retailer BoxLunch.

FRIDAY, JULY 19

STEVEN UNIVERSE COSTUME CONTEST
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Steven Universe Booth (#3735), Convention Center

Steven Universe fans of all ages – does your cosplay have what it takes? Bring your best Steven Universe costume to the Beach City stage and show us what you’ve got! With special guest judges Michaela Dietz (Amethyst)Shelby Rabara (Peridot), and Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl), this is one costume contest you won’t want to miss!

Event tickets available at the booth Thursday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

STEVEN UNIVERSE PARTY & TRIVIA AT BOOTH
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Steven Universe Booth (#3735), Convention Center

Come party like you’re the last one out of Beach City!  This kid-friendly fun-fest, hosted by Michaela Dietz (Amethyst), will feature Steven Universe trivia, musical games, prizes, and of course – a dance party! Event tickets available at the booth Sunday at 9:00 a.m.