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SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe

Transformers News: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe

Friday, June 29th, 2012 9:54PM CDT

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The San Diego Comic-Con has posted the scheduled of events for Friday, July 13th. The big Transformers event for the day will be the Peter Cullen interview by Larry King, but there is also a Spotlight on artist Herb Trimpe who worked on the Transformers Marvel run in the 1980's. The full schedule for Friday, July 13th can be found by clicking here.

6:00-7:00 Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal— The incomparable Larry King, one of the most recognized broadcast interviewers in the world, goes one-on-one with voice actor Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime), a talent who is practically synonymous with Comic-Con itself. In this panel, "The King of Interviews" salutes the beloved Cullen and takes attendees through the actor's early days on the original 1984 animated TV series Transformers Generation One, the three box office smash Transformers movies, and his current work on The Hub TV network's Daytime Emmy Award-winning animated series Transformers Prime from Hasbro Studios. Audience Q&A to follow. Room 23ABC


11:00-12:00 Spotlight on Herb Trimpe— Comic-Con special guest Herb Trimpe carved out his own legendary place in the Marvel Universe starting in the 1960s. His incredible work on the Incredible Hulk, along with his other art on series such as G.I. Joe, Transformers, Godzilla, and many more, have made him a fan-favorite artist. Trimpe talks about his career in this special spotlight panel. Room 32AB
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Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1396476)
Posted by El Duque on July 2nd, 2012 @ 10:22am CDT
San Diego Comic-Con has posted the scheduled for Saturday, July 14th and Sunday, July 15th. The Transformers related panels are listed below, and the full schedules for each day can be found at the following:

Saturday July 14th
Sunday July 15th

Saturday July 14th

10:00-11:00 Activision Panel Featuring Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Video Game Talent— Legendary Transformers voice talent and game experts at developer High Moon Studios come together in one epic panel to discuss their roles in the upcoming Activision video game Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. Panelists include Peter Cullen (voice of Optimus Prime), Gregg Berger (voice of Grimlock), Nolan North (voice of Cliffjumper), and Matt Tieger (High Moon Studios game director). They'll give everyone an inside look into bringing your favorite characters to life in the making of the video game, as well as answer the questions you've been dying to ask. Room 7AB


11:30-12:30 IDW's Digital-First Comics— IDW is at the forefront of digital comics, bringing special new series to digital before they come out in print. Hear more about the making of digital blockbuster Transformers Autocracy, and learn more about new projects featuring Transformers, Star Trek and Memorial. Join an all-star cast featuring Chris Metzen (World of Warcraft, Transformers Autocracy), Flint Dille (Transformers Autocracy), Livio Ramondelli (Transformers), Mike Johnson (Star Trek), Chris Roberson (Memorial), John Barber (Transformers, G.I. Joe), Lorelei Bunjes (IDW Digital), and Jeff Webber (IDW Digital). Room 24ABC


1:00-2:00 Cartoon Voices I— Audiences flock each year to moderator Mark Evanier's panels of folks who supply the voices of your favorite animated characters. They demonstrate their craft and tell who they are and how they got into that bizarre line of work, and you'll hear a voice session happen right before your ears. This year's Saturday gathering features Matthew Mercer (ThunderCats, Resident Evil 6), Debi Derryberry (Jimmy Neutron, Monster High), April Winchell (Lilo & Stitch, The Legend of Tarzan), Steve Blum (Transformers, The Super Hero Squad Show), Fred Tatasciore (Kung Fu Panda, The Hulk), Jack Angel (Toy Story 3, G.I. Joe), and the legendary Chuck McCann. Room 6BCF


Sunday July 15th

11:30-12:45 Cartoon Voices II— It's the second of two panels this weekend featuring folks who supply the voices of your favorite animated characters. Moderator Mark Evanier will interrogate them about how they do what they do, ask them how they came to do what they do, and make them demonstrate what they do. Their ranks this time will include Dee Bradley Baker (American Dad, SpongeBob SquarePants), Rob Paulsen (Pinky and the Brain, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Audrey Wasilewski (The Garfield Show, My Life as a Teenage Robot), Jim Ward (The Avengers, The Fairly OddParents), Gregg Berger (The Garfield Show, Transformers), and Misty Lee (The Garfield Show, Spider-Man). Room 6A
Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1396499)
Posted by GuyIncognito on July 2nd, 2012 @ 12:01pm CDT
There's only one part of the schedule I care about, and I don't see it listed: when do the exclusives go on sale at HasbroToyShop.com?
Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1396506)
Posted by awesomo prime on July 2nd, 2012 @ 12:30pm CDT
Last year's panels were good, and these seem to be alright i guess. I was just hoping for more for no real reason.
Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1396519)
Posted by griftimus prime on July 2nd, 2012 @ 1:24pm CDT
how about a look at some new figs?
Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1396592)
Posted by Mkall on July 2nd, 2012 @ 7:19pm CDT
griftimus prime wrote:how about a look at some new figs?

Thursday the 12th @ 1:30 PDT
Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1396623)
Posted by LOST Cybertronian on July 2nd, 2012 @ 10:30pm CDT
GuyIncognito wrote:There's only one part of the schedule I care about, and I don't see it listed: when do the exclusives go on sale at HasbroToyShop.com?


That doesn't happen until after the show. Probably a few days after.
Re: SDCC 2012 Friday, July 13th Schedule: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal and Spotlight on Herb Trimpe (1397997)
Posted by El Duque on July 7th, 2012 @ 9:34am CDT
IDW Publishing have posted SDCC 2012 signing schedule. The full scheduled can be found by clicking here, the Transformers related sessions can be found below:

  • Thursday July 12th from 4:00 – 5:00 TRANSFORMERS – Chris Metzen, Flint Dille, John Barber, Livio Ramondelli, Brendan Cahill, Andrew Griffith, Scott Mairghread, Priscilla Tramontano
  • Sunday July 15th from 12:00 – 1:00 TRANSFORMERS – Chris Metzen, John Barber, Livio Ramondelli, Andrew Griffith, Scott Mairghread, Priscilla Tramontano
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