Nickelodeon Gives San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Fans an Inside Look Into
the Minds of Original Series Creators During “Happy Happy! Joy Joy!: 25
Years of Nickelodeon Original Animation” Panel
Panel Reveals Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Character Art, Bunsen is a Beast! Clip
and First-look at New TMNT Animated Short Created by Jhonen Vasquez
On Thursday, July 21, Nickelodeon fans at Comic-Con got the opportunity to hear from notable animation creators Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold!), Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents, Bunsen is a Beast!), Jhonen Vasquez (Invader Zim) and Arlene Klasky (who createdRugrats, along with Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain) during the panel “Happy Happy! Joy Joy!: 25 Years of Nickelodeon Original Animation.” Moderated by Nick Animation Podcast host Hector Navarro, the panel included behind-the-scenes reveals and insight into the minds of these creators who were part of a new era of revolutionary animation on TV.
Sneak peeks during the panel included:
- First-look art from the upcoming Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie.
- An exclusive clip and art from Butch Hartman’s new series Bunsen is a Beast! – An original animated comedy that follows the adventures of Bunsen, the first beast to attend a human-grade school. The new series will debut in 2017.
- The world premiere of Don vs Raph, a TMNT animated short written and produced by Jhonen Vasquez. In Don vs Raph, It’s on! Donatello and Raphael have a score to settle and won’t rest until a true victor is crowned.