Adult Swim Introduces New Live-Action Comedy Series BLACK JESUS at Comic-Con
Saturday was a blast with signings at the Comic-Con Adult Swim booth featuring show creators and voice talent from The Venture Bros., Robot Chicken and Rick and Morty.
Adult Swim also introduced Comic-Con to its new half-hour live-action scripted comedy series Black Jesus, with a panel featuring Peabody award-winning creator Aaron McGruder and talent Gerald (Slink) Johnson, Corey Holcomb, Andrew Bachelor, Kali Hawk, Valenzia Algarin, and Andra Fuller . The series, which finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers, premieres Thursday, August 7th at 11:00 p.m. ET / PT on Adult Swim.
Last, but not least, Adult Swim ended their 2014 Comic-Con with a panel discussion from creators of animated originals Superjail!, King Star King and Mr. Pickles. Moderated by Mike Judge (King of the Hill), the panel included Christy Karacas, creator, executive producer, director and writer of Superjail!, JJ Villard, creator and executive producer of King Star King, Will Carsola, co-creator and executive producer of Mr. Pickles and Dave Stewart, co-creator and executive producer of Mr. Pickles.
Mr. Pickles, a new quarter-hour original animated series, premieres on Adult Swim on Sunday, September 21st at Midnight ET /PT. The entire premiere season of King Star King can be viewed for free online at AdultSwim.com, and Superjail! just wrapped airing season four last week.
That's a wrap for this year!