There was definitely some black star power in the building this year at New York Comic Con. Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, For Better or Worse star Michael Jai White and singer Estelle were in the building to talk about their animated series at panels held by Cartoon Network.
Mike Tyson has become one of entertainments darlings, turning his life around for the better and becoming quite the comedian. Iron Mike was on hand to talk about his upcoming cartoon series the Mike Tyson Mysteries. airing on Cartoon Network’s late night adult television block Adult Swim. The show puts a black spin with a comedic twist on Scooby Doo, instead of a talking dog Mike has a talking pigeon of course and a Asian daughter. Checkout the hilarious trailer for the show below.
Looks pretty good, the show premieres October 27th 10:30am e/p. We are happy for Mike.
Michael Jai White who should be no stranger to the comic book world also was in attendance to talk about his show animated show Black Dynamite based off the blaxploitation film, which he also starred in. He was joined by fellow cast members Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley, Byron Minns and Executive Producer Carl Jones . The animated series is currently in its second season and will premiere this Saturday, October 18th 10:30pm e/p. The god folks at IGN caught up with the actor at Comic Con, peep the interview below.
*Beanz speaking* I am a huge fan of this show, looking forward to the new season.
We were extremely proud to find out that Estelle would be tackling her first voice over role in the hit cartoon series Steven Universe. Estelle plays the role of Garnet a mythical guardian in the cartoon. Marvel caught up with Estelle at Comic Con and she touched on working on the show and how she was casted for the role.
Go Estelle go! You can catch ‘Steven Universe’ on Thursdays at 6:30 eastern/5:30 central on Cartoon Network.
Shoutout: Cartoon Network/Adult Swim
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