This post has been updated with Friday schedule.
San Diego Comic Con 2012 begins in a little less than two weeks and the schedules for the entire show, from preview night on Wednesday, July 11th until Sunday, July 15th are out, and there is at least one event from Thursday through Saturday that Transformers fans should enjoy, including IDW Publishing, new toys, Transformers Fall of Cybertron
, and Peter Cullen himself.
Thursday afternoon starts off right at 1:30 PM local time with the Hasbro Transformers Brand, where Aaron Archer and Jerry Jivoin will be discussing toys, games, television, and more in room 24ABC. On Friday evening, Larry King will interview Peter Cullen himself; and on Saturday, High Moon Studios and Activision will be on-hand to provide the latest details on Transformers Fall of Cybertron
Oh, we will also be live at Comic Con to bring you the latest news, so be sure to tune in!
THURSDAY, JULY 11, 201210:00-11:00 IDW & Hasbro
— Join senior editor John Barber (Transformers: Robots in Disguise), editor Carlos Guzman, and Hasbro's director of global publishing Michael Kelly reveal secrets and upcoming plans for Transformers, G.I. Joe, Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, and more. A new Transformers series will be announced-as well as a new license. Panelists include Larry Hama (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero), Chris Metzen (Transformers: Autocracy), Flint Dille (Transformers: Autocracy), Livio Ramondelli (Transformers: Autocracy), Andrew Griffith (Transformers: Robots in Disguise), Brendan Cahill (Transformers: Robots in Disguise), Mike Costa (G.I. Joe: Cobra), plus surprise guests! Room 9
1:30-2:30 Hasbro: Transformers Brand
— Aaron Archer (vice president, Hasbro Design) and Jerry Jivoin (director, Global Transformers Brand) discuss the hottest Transformers topics including the Transformers Prime and Transformers Rescue Bots TV series, action figures, video games, comics, theme park rides and more. Attendees will also get sneak peeks at upcoming action figures and brand news. Jerry and Aaron will also host some Q&A for your burning Transformers questions. Roll out! Room 24ABC
FRIDAY, JULY 13, 20126:00-7:00 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
SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
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
Stay tuned to Tformers.com for more details as they are made available. Your best resource for all the Transformers news and community every day.