The 236 Panels Of New York Comic Con 2016

The 236 Panels Of New York Comic Con 2016

Posted by September 3, 2016 Comment

nycc-logoWhether in the Javits Center, the Hammerstein Ballroom, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Hudson Mercantile, Rock Bar NYC or Littlefield there’s a lot of New York Comic Con happening everywhere this year… here’s the current line-up.

And yes, the Bleeding Cool panel is on Saturday 8-9pm over at 1A05. Joe Glass’ Queer Culture: LGBT Presence in Pop Culture panel is on Friday 5.15pm, 1A21 and Adi Tantimedh’s panel with Sendhil Ramamurthy, Developing A Multi-Platform Character is at 5.15pm on the Thursday over at BookCon down the road…

Thursday

STARZ Presents: Ash vs Evil Dead
October 06, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Bruce Campbell (executive producer/Ash), Lucy Lawless (Ruby), Ray Santiago (Pablo), Dana DeLorenzo (Dana), Lee Majors (Brock Williams) and Ted Raimi (Chet…
Speaker
Bruce Campbell, ,
Lucy Lawless, ,
Ray Santiago, ,
Dana DeLorenzo, ,
Lee Majors, ,
Ted Raimi, ,
Body of Evidence: How We See Ourselves in Comics
October 06, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A02

The call for body diversity in comics has been loud in recent years and – let’s face it – justified. But what has been the result? Join librarians, comic…
Speaker
Jessica Chautin, ,
Tim Ferrara, ,
Valeria Acklin, ,
Annie Stoll, ,
Birgit Pols, ,
David Baxter, ,
Leeanna Ladouceur, ,
Writers Unite: Writing and Pitching Comic Stories
October 06, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A18

Comics have grabbed the imagination of the pop culture-loving public all over again and publishers are looking for fresh ideas from a new generation of talent….
Speaker
Charles Soule, ,
Comics and STEM Education: A Practical Workshop
October 06, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

Bring a one-two punch to teaching STEM: text and images teaming up in comics! Comics have been shown to improve reader engagement while enhancing both…
Speaker
John Hoffman, ,
Matt Brady, ,
Shari Brady, ,
Jim McClain, ,
#ArtCred
October 06, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A21

It is generally accepted that despite being a visual medium, writers have become the prominent creators in comics. Due to a lack of fair credit from media,…
Speaker
Caspar Wijngaard, ,
Amy Reeder, ,
David Brothers, ,
Declan Shalvey, ,
Jen Bartel, ,
Tom King, ,
Kodansha Comics Manga Panel
October 06, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A10

The publisher of the manga megahit Attack on Titan — not to mention Noragami, Sailor Moon, Fairy Tail, and more — reveals a slew of exciting upcoming titles!…
Speaker
TBA ., ,
Cosplay Rule 63
October 06, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A05

The difficult navigating of gender-bent cosplay and how it affects us vs how others perceive the costume.
Speaker
Tony Ray, ,
Matthew Levine, ,
Bryan Vasquez, ,
Jay Justice, ,
Collider Heroes Live
October 06, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A24

Join Host Jon Schnepp as he does a live “Collider Heroes” panel, set up just like his popular youtube show, but with a live audience Q&A. Jon will be joined by…
Speaker
Jon Schnepp, ,
Robert Meyer Burnett, ,
Ashley V Robinson, ,
John Campea, ,
Jason Inman, ,
Hasbro Star Wars
October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A21

Join members of the Hasbro Star Wars team as they discuss the ever popular Hasbro Star Wars line that hit shelves this fall! Attendees will get an in-depth…
Speaker
Steve Bono, ,
Steve Evans, ,
Aditi Raturi, ,
Sam Smith, ,
Andy Ochiltree, ,
Teaching More than the Basics: Pairing Comics and Chapter Texts in the Classroom
October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

Smile and The Scarlet Letter? Maus and Night? American Born Chinese and The Joy Luck Club? The Sandwalk Adventures and Origin of the Species? Even some of the…
Speaker
Jason Nisavic, ,
Rebecca Mock, ,
Ronell Whitaker, ,
Tom Racine, ,
Meryl Jaffee, ,
John Weaver, ,
End Bullying: Be a SuperheroIRL!
October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A18

Been bullied? Turn kryptonite into strength with Pop Culture Hero Coalition’s powerful Panel! Topics: geek, cyber, sexist & LGBT-bullying, heroism IRL. Learn…
Speaker
Carrie Goldman, ,
Matt Langdon, ,
25 Years of Captain Planet & The Planeteers
October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A06

Captain Planet, He’s a hero… gonna take pollution down to zero!” – We all remember the song – now the team behind the world’s first environmental superhero…
Speaker
TBA ., ,
From Panel to Publisher: An In-Depth Look at Transactional Law for Comic Book Creator Clients
October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM, 1A02

From Arrow to X-Men; The Walking Dead to Deadpool; comic book properties dominate the film and television screens. It’s no secret that comic books are the…
Speaker
Thomas A. Crowell, Esq., ,
You’re Such a Geek: A Guide for Teachers, Students, and Parents to Help Cope with Bullying
October 06, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

Despite nerd culture being at the forefront of popular culture today, many young comic con lovers feel isolated in their school community. With bullying of…
Speaker
Mark DaPonte, ,
Alexander Simmons, ,
Michael Gianfrancesco, ,
Eric Kallenborn, ,
Dave Roman, ,
Tami Stronach, ,
MARVEL: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way
October 06, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A24

Are you a writer or artist?  Ever dream of working for Marvel?  Do you find yourself thinking, “I could do that…if I knew how!”  Well, here’s your chance! …
Speaker
Rickey Purdin, ,
Funimation Industry Panel
October 06, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A10

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using…
Speaker
Justin Rojas, ,
Tara McKinney, ,
A World Unlike Any Other: The Importance of Setting in Fantasy and Sci-Fi
October 06, 2016, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Embarking into a new world? Better check the maps! From Frodo and Bilbo to Chrestomanci and Hermione, from Dejah Thoris to the Marvin the Paranoid Android, the…
Speaker
Robert Jackson Bennett, ,
Elizabeth Bonesteel, ,
Drew Magary, ,
Julia Kagawa, ,
Colleen Lindsay, ,
D. Nolan Clark, ,
J. Patrick Black, ,
Nat Geo’s StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, The Human Race, the Universe and Beyond
October 06, 2016, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Join Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, as he discusses the new season of “StarTalk” on National Geographic Channel…
Speaker
Neil deGrasse Tyson, ,
WNDB Presents: Women and Gender Nonconforming Writers of Color in Digital Media
October 06, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A18

Digital Media has steadily become a new source of journalism that can go viral when it comes to news sources, pop culture and personal narratives. WNDB brings…
Speaker
Cristina Arreola, ,
Swapna Krishna, ,
Jamie Broadnax, ,
Christina Tesoro, ,
Jennifer Baker, ,
Bani Amor, ,
Teaching History Through Comics
October 06, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

From the ancient world to the modern day, graphic novels pull readers into history. Comics have been shown to improve reader engagement while enhancing both…
Speaker
Tim Smyth, ,
Jeff Barbanell, ,
Calista Brill, ,
Ryan Dunlavey, ,
Fred Van Lente, ,
Josh Elder, ,
Girl the Hell Up! Exclusive First-Look and Q&A with Carmilla Cast and Crew
October 06, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A21

Buckle up, Creampuffs! Get an exclusive first-look at the explosive conclusion of Carmilla season 3 to see what awaits our intrepid Silas University gang, only…
Speaker
Jordan Hall, ,
Natasha Negovanlis, ,
Steph Ouaknine, ,
Elise Bauman, ,
Comics, Graphic Novels and the Reluctant Reader
October 06, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

Graphic novels have been called a “gateway drug to literacy,” but schools still have large groups of students who don’t know how to read them. Join Solution…
Speaker
Jim McClain, ,
DC All Access
October 06, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A24

With the success of Rebirth, upcoming crossovers like Batman: Night of the Monster Men and titles such as DC Super Hero Girls and DC Comics Bombshells, DC is…
Speaker
Marguerite Bennett, ,
Shea Fontana, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
Joshua Williamson, ,
Crunchyroll Industry Panel: Anime, Manga and So Much More
October 06, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A10

If you are a fan of anime, manga and everything coming out of Japan right now you will not want to miss this Panel! Crunchyroll, your official source of anime…
Speaker
Adam Sheehan, ,
Tales from the TARDIS with Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Jenna Coleman
October 06, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Take a journey through space and time with the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and companions Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman). Join…
Speaker
Matt Smith, ,
Karen Gillan, ,
Jenna Coleman, ,
Villain Squad: Villains and Anti-Heroes in Literature
October 06, 2016, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Cruel stepmothers. Evil faeries. Mustache-twirling landlords. Dark-cloaked father figures. Are they all just misunderstood? Why do the antagonists inspire such…
Speaker
Sarah Beth Durst, ,
Nick Cutter, ,
Eleanor Herman, ,
Scott Bergstrom, ,
Melissa Grey, ,
V.E. Schwab, ,
Skybound Entertainment Presents: The Walking Dead with Robert Kirkman
October 06, 2016, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Dive into the world of the Eisner award-winning graphic novel The Walking Dead with Creator Robert Kirkman. Expect exclusive news and special guest Panelists.
Speaker
Robert Kirkman, ,
Gamification Of The Classroom: Taking Classroom Fun To The Next Level With Gaming
October 06, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1B03

This Panel will suggest unique game ideas for teacher to take and try in their classrooms to promote student engagement. It will include building incentives…
Speaker
Jason Nisavic, ,
Ronell Whitaker, ,
Illya Kowalchuck, ,
John Shableski, ,
Eric Kallenborn, ,
Hulu’s Limelight Documentary Batman & Bill
October 06, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A06

Attend an advance screening of this documentary about the true origin of the iconic super hero through an eye-opening account of Bill Finger, the until-now,…
Speaker
TBA ., ,
Blastr’s Fangrrls Presents: Women In Geek Media – The Saga Continues
October 06, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A21

The third year of Women in Geek Media has arrived! Listen to detailed accounts of careers in the industry, and find out what you can do to support…
Speaker
Alisha Grauso, ,
Cher Martinetti, ,
C.A. Higgins, ,
Jamie Broadnax, ,
Sarah Kuhn, ,
Connie Willis, ,
Catrina Dennis, ,
Tetris: Tetris: The Games People Play
October 06, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A18

In Box Brown’s highly-anticipated graphic novel, TETRIS: THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY, we hear the true story of the world’s most popular video game. In 1984, Alexey…
Speaker
Eric Zimmerman, ,
Box Brown, ,
The Future of Comics in New Realities
October 06, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A10

Creative minds from comics, entertainment, and technology join this discussion on the future of comics in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality….
Speaker
TBA ., ,
When Comic Shops, Teachers and Librarians Work Together
October 06, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A05

It wasn’t too long ago that the idea of teachers or librarians walking into a comic shop was thought of as insane, or against the laws of nature. Now with the…
Speaker
Jack Baur, ,
Ivy Weir, ,
Mike Lopes, ,
Adam Ebert, ,
Christina Stewart, ,
Sabrina Taylor, ,
Marvel Games & the Digital House of Ideas
October 06, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A24

Want to see the new characters coming to your favorite Marvel games? Want to watch the latest crazy “What The” videos? Want to learn how to download the…
Speaker
Ryan Penagos, ,
Mike Jones, ,
Bill Rosemann, ,
The Exorcist
October 06, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Join cast and Executive Producers for a special sneak peek of the brand new third episode of the Fox Fall drama before it airs followed by a Q&A! More than…
Speaker
TBA ., ,
Bringing Books to Life
October 06, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

The authors behind some of today’s biggest film and television adaptations come together to discuss what it takes to bring a book to the screen. From the perks…
Speaker
Ezekiel Boone, ,
Blake Crouch, ,
Patrick Ness, ,
Sarvenaz Tash, ,
Lev Grossman, ,
Alexandra Bracken, ,
The Impractical Jokers’ Foolproof Plan-el
October 06, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

The stars of truTV’s hit comedy Impractical Jokers, return to NYCC for the second year in a row! Yup, Joe Gatto, James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn and Sal…
Speaker
Sal Vulcano, ,
James Murray, ,
Brian Quinn, ,
Artist
Joe Gatto, ,
Body Confidence and Positivity in Cosplay
October 06, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A02

Notable cosplayers in the community – led by International Cosplayer, Ivy Doomkitty – discuss their personal experiences and troubles with body issues ranging…
Speaker
Ivy Doomkitty, ,
J. August Richards Spotlight
October 06, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A21

J. August Richards has fought vampires and demons on “Angel” and displayed his villainous side on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” With his work on ABC’s…
Speaker
J. August Richards, ,
Charmz School – The Girlcentric Creating Comics Workshop
October 06, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A18

Are you a girl who wants to make comics or a comics creator who wants to make comics for girls? Then CHARMZ SCHOOL is for you. Join veteran Editor Rachel…
Speaker
Agnes Garabowska, ,
Amy Chu, ,
Rachel Gluckstern, ,
Mariah Huehner, ,
Spotlight On: Ronald Wimberly
October 06, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

Focus in on the dynamic and outstanding work of Ronald Wimberly, (Prince of Cats, GratNin, Sentences: The Life of M.F. Grimm) moderated by Paul Pope.
Speaker
Ronald Wimberly, ,
Paul Pope, ,
Kodansha Comics Presents the Attack on Titan Anthology
October 06, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A10

It’s finally here! See the long-awaited Attack on Titan Anthology for the first time, and meet some of the creative team behind this ambitious collaboration…
Speaker
Ronald Wimberly, ,
Paolo Rivera, ,
Jeanine Schaefer, ,
Ben Applegate, ,
Brenden Fletcher, ,
Kana Narisawa, ,
Jody Houser, ,
Exploring the Importance of Educator/Publisher Relationships
October 06, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A05

This Panel will discuss the value of educational partnerships with companies and how the in-roads can benefit both teacher and student. Representatives from…
Speaker
Jason Nisavic, ,
Illya Kowalchuck, ,
John Shableski, ,
Bryan Seaton, ,
Eric Kallenborn, ,
John Petrie, ,
DC Superman Family
October 06, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A24

Thanks to DC’s Rebirth, the Man of Steel and his allies are set to soar to all new heights, and take fans along for the ride! Come by for a lively discussion…
Speaker
Pat Gleason, ,
Peter Tomasi, ,
Doug Mahnke, ,
Phil Jimenez, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
IDW Publishing: The Revolution and Beyond
October 06, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 1A02

Come experience the latest from IDW! Join a cavalcade of talent along with Chief Creative Officer and Editor-In-Chief Chris Ryall, VP of Marketing Dirk Wood,…
Speaker
Chris Ryall, ,
Dirk Wood, ,
Greg Goldstein, ,
Scott Dunbier, ,
Sarah Gaydos, ,
Stan Against Evil: Advanced Screening of Premiere Episode and Q&A with Dana Gould, John C. McGinley and Janet Varney
October 06, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A06

Advanced screening of the premiere episode of IFC’s new horror-comedy series and Q&A with creator Dana Gould (The Simpsons), and stars John C. McGinley…
Speaker
Dana Gould, ,
John C. McGinley, ,
Janet Varney, ,
Nickelodeon’s Legends of the Hidden Temple!
October 06, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Come hear about Nickelodeon’s new action-adventure TV movie, Legends of the Hidden Temple, based on the classic kids’ game show from the 90s, premiering this…
Speaker
Kirk Fogg, ,
Dee Baker, ,
Colin Critchley, ,
Jet Jurgensmeyer, ,
Keely Flaherty, ,
Developing A Multi-Platform Character
October 06, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Author Adi Tantimedh and actor Sendhil Ramamurthy (NBC’s Heroes and Heroes Reborn) set out to develop a character simultaneously for book, TV and podcast. What…
Speaker
Adi Tantimedh, ,
Sendhil Ramamurthy, ,
BOOM! Studios and Its Publishing Partnership with WWE
October 06, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A21

BOOM! Studios is proud to announce its publishing partnership with WWE to bring the Sports Entertainment leader back to comic shops everywhere. Join us for a…
Speaker
Bryce Carlson, ,
Eric Harburn, ,
Artist
Jasmine Amiri, ,
Speaker
Dennis Hopeless, ,
Filip Sablik, ,
Licensed! Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics
October 06, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1B03

Whether you’re talking about the recent return of ROM and Micronauts, the Marvel era Transformers, or Archie’s TMNT, licensed titles have been a part of the…
Speaker
Mark Haynes, ,
Jim Shooter, ,
Chris Ryall, ,
Ed Catto, ,
J.C. Vaughn, ,
X-TRAORDINARY: The LGBT Characters of the X-MEN
October 06, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A18

The New York Times’ LGBT and Allies Affinity Network, TimesOUT, presents it’s 5th annual LGBT Comicbook Panel, this focusing on the LGBT mutants of the world…
Speaker
Jude Biersdorfer, ,
Chris Claremont, ,
Max Wittert, ,
Daniel Ketchum, ,
Peter David, ,
World Premiere & Adam West, Too – Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
October 06, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

New York Comic Con Fans get the exclusive World Premiere of the highly-anticipated Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, plus an illuminating Panel discussion…
Speaker
Adam West, ,
Rick Morales, ,
Michael Jelenic, ,
James Tucker, ,
Sam Register, ,
truTV’s Jon Glaser Loves Gear: Live Q&A with Jon Glaser
October 06, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A10

Before his new hybrid comedy series Jon Glaser Loves Gear debuts on truTV, comedian Jon Glaser (Trainwreck, Parks and Recreation, Girls) comes to NYCC to…
Speaker
Jon Glaser, ,
Using Tumblr To Sell Your Idea (From Marketing to Webcomics)
October 06, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A24

What the heck is Tumblr, how do you use it and how do you market yourself on it? With thousands of original content posts a day, Tumblr has become a goldmine…
Speaker
Amanda Brennan, ,
Zack Rosenberg, ,
Marlene Bonnelly, ,
Bringing Stories To Life: Holding a Comic Con at Your Library
October 06, 2016, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM, 1A02

Librarians from the Ridgefield and Avon Libraries will share how they created all-day comic book, graphic novel and pop culture celebrations at their…
Speaker
John Casiello, ,
Tina Panik, ,
Geri Diorio, ,
Ann Victor, ,
Marisa Hicking, ,
From Press to Social Media: Publicizing and Marketing Your Comic Book
October 06, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1B03

You’ve made a comic book but how do you get people to buy it? Get practical, useful tips about marketing from the comic book industry’s top PR professionals…
Speaker
Michael Molcher, ,
Alex Segura, ,
Image Comics: Adventure
October 06, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A21

Greg Rucka (Black Magick), Simon Spurrier (Cry Havoc), Caspar Wijngaard (Limbo), Martin Morazzo (Snowfall) and a few guests are ready and willing to break down…
Speaker
Caspar Wijngaard, ,
David Brothers, ,
Greg Rucka, ,
Martín Morazzo, ,
Simon Spurrier, ,
Vampire Hunter D
October 06, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A18

The iconic character Vampire Hunter D is being brought to western audiences with an adaptation of a never before translated story by creator Hideyuki Kikuchi….
Speaker
Brandon Easton, ,
Peter Tatara, ,
Michael Broussard, ,
Mitsumoto Suzuki, ,
Suguru Matsumura, ,
Kurt Rauer, ,
Yoichi Mori, ,
Scott McLean, ,
Cosplay Armor & Props 101
October 06, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A24

Ever wanted to learn how to make your very own cosplay armor? Well be sure to come to this Panel. Attendees will learn the tips, tricks, & basics of EVA Foam,…
Speaker
Spectra ,, ,
Lua Suicide, ,
Hooked On Phoenix Cosplay, ,
Dhareza Cosplayza, ,
Becka Noel, ,
Joanna Mari Cosplay, ,
Valiant: Spotlight on Faith
October 06, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A05

From worldwide media attention to the best-selling independent superhero debut of 2016, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert has stolen the spotlight around the globe! Now…
Speaker
Jody Houser, ,
Warren Simons, ,
Tom Brennan, ,
Hunter Gorinson, ,
Dinesh Shamdasani, ,
Louise Simonson, ,
Comics in Real Life
October 06, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Words and pictures together make up a comic — but how can they tell a true story when a picture is always representational?  This panel assembles a line-up of…
Speaker
Nathan Hale, ,
Nick Bertozzi, ,
Mike Smith, ,
Aaron McConnell, ,
Penelope Bagieu, ,
Tim Leong, ,
Music by Nerds
October 06, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A10

The art and challenge of writing, making and selling music for a living in 2016, as discussed by Panelists who have been described in certain circles as “nerds”
Speaker
Jean Grae, ,
Quelle Chris, ,
Jonathan Coulton, ,
Paul & Storm, ,
Dynamite Entertainment: Our Explosive New Comics Of 2017… And Beyond!
October 06, 2016, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM, 1A02

Join the Dynamite gang and their star-studded line-up of creative talent for an hour of explosive power! Discover what Dynamite has in store for Atari, James…
Speaker
Keith Davidsen, ,
Joseph Rybandt, ,
Afropunks & Blerds: The Black Nerd Renaissance
October 06, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A18

Throughout pop culture, Black voices are making themselves heard in a variety of mediums, defying the stereotypes of what it means to be Black. With a line-up…
Speaker
John Jennings, ,
Dr. Sheena Howard, ,
David F. Walker, ,
Corey Glover, ,
Vernon Reid, ,
Karama Horne, ,

Imagine/Research/Create a World Where…
October 06, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1B03

Science fiction transports you to a new place in a new time with a new reality. Storytellers aren’t the only people who imagine different worlds. Scientists…
Speaker
Dr. Suveen Mathaudhu, ,
Tim Fielder, ,
Dr. Rebecca Thompson, ,
Fandom For Humankind – Fans Doing Social Good
October 06, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A21

Not only is being a fan bringing people together, but it is changing the world. This session will explore how fandom has been an inspiration for fans to build…
Speaker
Susan Kresnicka, ,
Riley Keshner, ,
Christopher Gebhardt, ,
Jackson Bird, ,
Cinde Monsam, ,
Race and Gender: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Steve Orlando
October 06, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A10

Ta-Nehisi Coates (Black Panther, Between the World and Me) and Steve Orlando (Midnighter, Virgil) sit down with comics scholar Jonathan W. Gray to discuss race…
Speaker
Jonathan W. Gray, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
Ta-Nehisi Coates, ,
Comics & Politics
October 06, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A24

Over the years political cartooning has taken an increasingly important role in the public discourse, amplified by social media. The panel will focus on the…
Speaker
Tom Akel, ,
Ryan Dunlavey, ,
Hal Hefner, ,
Eric Mahoney, ,
Lighting, Lasers & Ladybugs: Creating Action Lab Comics
October 06, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A05

Bryan Seaton (Action Lab CEO/Publisher) and Dave Dwonch (Action Lab President, Vamplets) host creators Mia Goodwin (Tomboy, Princeless), Thomas Astruc…
Speaker
Shawn Gabborin, ,
Thomas Astruc, ,
Mia Goodwin, ,
Dan Mendoza, ,
Bryan Seaton, ,
Dave Dwonch, ,

Friday

MARVEL: 50 Years of Black Panther
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A06

In July 1966, Marvel Comics published Fantastic Four #54: a landmark issue featuring the first major super hero of color, the Black Panther.  Born into the…
Speaker
Ta-Nehisi Coates, ,
Brian Stelfreeze, ,
Christopher Priest, ,
Dark Horse Comics and Wargaming Present: The Tradition of Military Comic Books Past And Present
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A21

War stories have been a long tradition in comic books. From their birth during WWII to the late 80s with military “heroes” like G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero…
Speaker
Alex Brewer, ,
Bryan Nunes, ,
Ethan Young, ,
Larry Hama, ,
Garth Ennis, ,
Torsten Adair, ,
Star Wars Presents: A Writers Roundtable
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Some of the biggest and best Star Wars authors such as Timothy Zahn (Heir to the Empire, Thrawn), Chuck Wendig (Aftermath, Life Debt), Jim Luceno (Tarkin,…
Speaker
Timothy Zahn, ,
Chuck Wendig, ,
Jim Luceno, ,
E.K. Johnston, ,
Charles Soule, ,
How to Succeed in Self Publishing!
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A02

We’re proud to be back for our third consecutive year, How to Succeed in Self Publishing! Come to hear the stories of various successful indie creators, their…
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Jimmy Palmiotti Justin Jordan, ,
Claire Folkman, ,
Morgan Rosenblum, ,
Nat Towsen, ,
Kelly Phillips, ,
Visual Storytelling: Creators Demonstrate Page Breakdown
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A18

Learn how to structure a complete comic book page from beginning to end. Pace, panel breakdown, and story arc discussed by professional writers, artists, and…
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Sean Chen, ,
Jerry Ordway, ,
Paul Mounts, ,
Fabian Nicieza, ,
Rachel Ordway, ,
James McGill, ,
Buddy Scalera, ,
Texting With The Stars: How Fan-Favorite Characters Reach New Audiences
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

Snaps is excited to bring together marketing decision-makers from 4 of today’s biggest media franchises-20th Century Fox’s Deadpool, Nickelodeon’s Splat,…
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Vivian Rosenthal, ,
Samantha Meiler, ,
Josh Lawson, ,
Noah Young, ,
You Fight Like A Girl! and Other Awesome Ideas Involving Women in Pop Culture
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A24

In the United States, all major publishers and studios are increasing character roles available to women, and there have been recent increases in female…
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Amy Chu, ,
Heidi MacDonald, ,
Dr. Katie Monnin, ,
Gina Gagliano, ,
Michael Gianfrancesco, ,
Tami Stronach, ,
Inside the Upside Down with Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Word is spreading fast about STRANGER THINGS, the thrilling supernatural hit from Netflix. Join Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) and David Harbour (Chief Hopper)…
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Millie Bobby Brown, ,
David Harbour, ,
Official VIZ Media Panel
October 07, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A10

Live from New York, it’s the VIZ Media Panel! Join us as the VIZ crew talks about some of your favorite titles like NARUTO, ONE-PUNCH MAN, TOKYO GHOUL, SAILOR…
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Charlene Ingram, ,
Urian Brown, ,
Keeping Control of Your Comic, Part 1: Contracts for the Comic Book Creator
October 07, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A05

The history of the comic book industry is filled with creators who have lost control of the rights to their work. Don’t let this happen to you! In this…
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Alan Robert, ,
Matthew Tynan, Esq., ,
Sheafe B. Walker, Esq., ,
David Gallaher, ,
Xander Bradica, Connor Bradica, ,
Thomas A. Crowell, Esq., ,
Creators Studio with Joe Quesada
October 07, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1A18

Meet the legendary Joe Quesada like you’ve never met him before…alone on stage. An open conversation with Marvel Comics’ Chief Creative Officer about writing…
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Buddy Scalera, ,
Danielle Scalera, ,
Janet Scalara, ,
Nicole Scalera, ,
Matt Balogh, ,
Rising From The East: New Kind Of Comics
October 07, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

India’s always been a strange & enticing place, filled with a rich, varied history & mythos – home to a tradition of stories & art that stretch back millennia….
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Akshay Dhar, ,
Jatin Varma, ,
Anant Sagar, ,
Advanced Cosplay Q&A
October 07, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A02

CAPE presents some of its expert Panelists to address your most challenging costume or makeup concerns! Join BelleChere, Lucky Grim Creative, Lodaim Cosplay…
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Lucky Grim Creative, ,
Rodney Brown, ,
Lodaim Cosplay, ,
Speaker BelleChere, ,
Speaker Xuphious, ,
Marvel NOW!: Divided We Stand
October 07, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A24

With the effects of Civil War II being felt across the Marvel Universe, how will our heroes pick up the pieces and move on? Learn about the landscape of…
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Ryan North, ,
Greg Pak, ,
Amy Reeder, ,
David F. Walker, ,
Jim Zub, ,
Jack Gleeson Spotlight
October 07, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A06

He’s been saved by Batman and he’s ruled Westeros (briefly) and now Jack Gleeson is at NYCC to talk about life as King Joffrey and the perils of ordering the…
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Jack Gleeson, ,
Lost Girl: The Doccubus Panel with Anna Silk & Zoie Palmer
October 07, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A21

The Lost Girl herself, Anna Silk and the human who stole her heart, Zoie Palmer are here to talk about the end of the cult favorite series and what’s in store…
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Anna Silk, ,
Zoie Palmer, ,
The Unholy Children’s Book Massacre
October 07, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

It’s the time of year for spooky stories, and there’s nothing scarier than having… your childhood ruined! Gather around the campfire (or the glow of an…
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Frank Conniff, ,
Asterios Kokkinos, ,
Amanda Meadows, ,
Gabriel Laks, ,
Jenny Jaffe, ,
Let’s Get Lost: Worldbuilding with YA and Middle Grade Authors
October 07, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

It’s been said that a good book can take you places…and no one knows that quite as well as readers of fantasy and science fiction. In this panel, travel to…
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Scott Westerfeld, ,
Delia Sherman, ,
Danielle Paige, ,
James Dashner, ,
Cristina Arreola, ,
Jeff Giles, ,
DC Batman Family
October 07, 2016, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Even after 75 plus years of stories, the family of Batman comics couldn’t be any hotter! Join the DC Rebirth talent behind your favorite Bat-tales for an…
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Tom King, ,
David Finch, ,
Scott Snyder, ,
Julie Benson, ,
Shawna Benson, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
James Tynion IV, ,
Tim Seeley, ,
Plotting to Pencils: Sequential Art & Visual Storytelling
October 07, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, 1A18

See a demonstration of exactly how real professional artists break down a script and thumbnail a comic book page. Listen to writers and editors discuss the…
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Buddy Scalera, ,
Terry Dodson, ,
Tim Seeley, ,
Jim Calafiore, ,
Joe Rybandt, ,
Paul Mounts, ,
Lawrence Hoffman, ,
Sandra Mounts, ,
Elementary
October 07, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

A summer has passed for the modern-day crime-solving duo, and Watson’s former surgical patient Shinwell, reappears in her life. At first, he is a helpful…
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Jonny Lee Miller, ,
Lucy Liu, ,
Nelsan Ellis, ,
Robert Doherty, ,
The Laugh Button Presents: The Superhero Fantasy Draft 2016
October 07, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A21

Have you ever wanted to make your own version of the Justice League and have them take on your ideal lineup of Avengers? What version of X-Men would you pit…
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TBA ., ,
#BlackComicsMonth: Diversity in Comics
October 07, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A02

Yes, #BlackComicsMonth is doing our 3rd Diversity in Comics Panel. Why? Well, until we see changes in the comics community, Panels like this will keep…
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Juan Ferreyra, ,
Ma. Victoria Robado, ,
Jill Pantozzi, ,
Wendy Xu, ,
Speaker MizCaramelVixen, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
G. Willow Wilson, ,
Celebrating Will Eisner and Jack Kirby: Two Centuries of Genius
October 07, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

Celebrate two titans as we near their 100th birthdays. Will Eisner was creator of The Spirit and an innovator of the graphic novel, starting with A Contract…
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Danny Fingeroth, ,
Paul Levitz, ,
Rand Hoppe, ,
Charles Kochman, ,
Aniplex of America Industry Panel
October 07, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A24

Join Aniplex of America as they give you the rundown of what’s new and interesting in the Aniplex world. Watch fascinating trailers, get the latest news and…
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Alex Crum, ,
DC’s Young Animal
October 07, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A06

Be here as we get into the details of DC’s YOUNG ANIMAL, a brand new pop-up imprint developed by bestselling comic writer and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman…
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Gerard Way, ,
Nick Derington, ,
Jody Houser, ,
Marley Zarcone, ,
Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond
October 07, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

With a record-setting 50 Harvey Award nominations, Valiant Entertainment is the most acclaimed publisher anywhere in comics today. Now, find out what’s next…
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Warren Simons, ,
Fred Van Lente, ,
Hunter Gorinson, ,
Dinesh Shamdasani, ,
Rafer Roberts, ,
Fred Pierce, ,
Lewis LaRosa, ,
An Inside Look at People of Earth
October 07, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A10

From Emmy winners Conan O’Brien (Conan) and Greg Daniels (The Office) and creator David Jenkins comes People of Earth, a half-hour single-camera comedy series…
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Wyatt Cenac, ,
Expanding Worlds: How Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels Imagine the World – For Better or for Worse
October 07, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

From hyper-drive star ships to swords and sorcery to lustful vampires, science fiction and fantasy novels imagine worlds with infinite possibilities. But…
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Rysa Walker, ,
Jason Kirk, ,
Amy Bartol, ,
Alys Arden, ,
Gwenda Bond, ,
J.D. Horn, ,
Creator Connection: Facilitated Professional Networking
October 07, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A18

Meet your next creative partner in this fun, interactive networking session. IMPORTANT: Bring business cards & samples of your work! This panel has helped…
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Buddy Scalera, ,
Paul Hakimian, ,
John Spingler, ,
Gina Balogh, ,
Chris Cullmann, ,
Alexa Fox, ,
Dominic Sparano, ,
Drawfee! Live
October 07, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A21

Join CollegeHumor.com illustrators Caldwell Tanner and Nathan Yaffe for a live version of DRAWFEE, their popular YouTube improvised art show. Joined by artist…
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Nathan Yaffe, ,
and Friends, ,
Spotlight on Spice & Wolf Author Isuna Hasekura
October 07, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A24

Author Isuna Hasekura is coming to New York to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of SPICE AND WOLF, discuss his award winning series, and answer questions from…
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Isuna Hasekura, ,
Stories of Imagination: Your Must-Read Book Review from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads
October 07, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1B03

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.” (Sir Terry Pratchett) You will find no dearth of imagination here: Harper Voyager and Epic Reads, are…
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Margot Wood, ,
Emilia Rhodes, ,
David Pomerico, ,
Shawn Nicholls, ,
Caroline Perny, ,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Rise of the Super Shredder
October 07, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles square off against the most dangerous threat they have ever faced – the Super Shredder! Executive Producer Ciro Nieli shares…
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Ciro Nieli, ,
Rob Paulsen, ,
Greg Cipes, ,
Hoon Lee, ,
Kevin Michael Richardson, ,
Quest Complete! Bandai Namco Entertainment RPG Panel
October 07, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A10

Join BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. as they discuss their upcoming JRPG games including Sword Art Online Hollow Realization, Tales of Berseria, and…
Speaker
Dennis Lee, ,
Nick O’Leary, ,
Pearl Lai, ,
Titmouse, Inc.
October 07, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A05

Meet with one of the largest 2D animation studios in America. Talk with directors, creators, producers and animators. There will be discussions about what…
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Chris Prynoski, ,
Scot Reinecker, ,
Christy Karacas, ,
Anthony Cupo, ,
Richard Mather, ,
Ben Kalina, ,
Vertigo
October 07, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A24

Vertigo is comics’ most consistently innovative imprint, and home to edgy stories and top industry talent. Find out where some of your favorite titles are…
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Scott Snyder, ,
Tom King, ,
Marguerite Bennett, ,
Tim Seeley, ,
Joshua Williamson, ,
An Hour with Adam Savage
October 07, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A06

Ever since MythBusters ended, fans have been asking Adam what he’s up to — and what he’s up to has included some AMAZING costumes, both acquired and built….
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Adam Savage, ,
Queer Representation in All-Ages and Youth Media
October 07, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A02

Many people have often dismissed queer content as adult content inappropriate for kids. However, as we’ve seen in the popularity and successes of Legend of…
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Kat Leyh, ,
Blue Delliquanti, ,
James Tynion IV, ,
Jude Biersdorfer, ,
Inktober: How a 31 Day Drawing Challenge Can Change Your Life
October 07, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

October is Inktober month! Join New York Times Bestselling artist Jake Parker as he and other inktober artists discuss how Inktober can battle creative block,…
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Jake Parker Elsa Chang Carey Pietsch, ,
Once Upon a Time
October 07, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

The Evil Queen is back! The heroes of Once Upon a Time grapple with the return of this super-charged classic villain, while also dealing with Mr. Hyde and the…
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Adam Horowitz, ,
Edward Kitsis, ,
Women Warriors: An Homage to Strong Female Characters in SFF
October 07, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A18

Women in strong roles have been inspiring readers of all genders for ages; with 2016’s summer release of the “Ghostbusters” reboot, and anticipation for DC’s…
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Amy S. Foster, ,
E.K. Johnston, ,
Holly Jennings, ,
Jonathan Maberry, ,
Sam Maggs, ,
Margaret Stohl, ,
Asian Pacific American Comics and Culture
October 07, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A05

For years, Asian comics creators have been doing incredible work furthering the medium of sequential art. From Eisner Award winning storytelling to phenomenal…
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Ethan Young, ,
Greg Pak, ,
Hulu’s Shut Eye
October 07, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A10

Join the cast and series creator for a Panel where they will discuss the new show and the complex world of psychics.
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TBA ., ,
Deleted Scenes
October 07, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Deleted Scenes — Editing a book is no easy feat, especially for the person who wrote that book. Authors C.A. Higgins (Lightless series), Peter Brett (The Demon…
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Naomi Novik, ,
C.A. Higgins, ,
Vic James, ,
Katherine Arden, ,
Tricia Narwani, ,
An Evening with Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom
October 07, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A06

Yusei Matsui, creator of the beloved ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM manga, is making his first North American appearance at NYCC, and will discuss his career and…
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Yusei Matsui, ,
Wonder Woman 75
October 07, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A24

In her 75 year publishing history, Wonder Woman has become one of the most popular and influential icons of all time; both as a “disciple of peace and love”…
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Marc Andreyko, ,
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, ,
Yanick Parquette, ,
Greg Rucka, ,
Jill Thompson, ,
MARVEL: Infinity Gauntlet 25th Anniversary
October 07, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A02

25 years ago, Marvel introduced the world to the Infinity Gauntlet and shined a spotlight on the nastiest Marvel villain ever, THANOS!  Infinity Gauntlet #1…
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Jim Starlin, ,
Queer Culture: LGBT Presence in Pop Culture
October 07, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A21

The New York Times’ LGBT and Allies Affinity Network, TimesOUT, presents its 3rd annual Queer Culture Panel. We will have a cast of panelist from all walks of…
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David Yost, ,
Dan Avery, ,
Jude Biersdorfer, ,
Louisa Krause, ,
Graham Nolan, ,
Chun Rosenkranz, ,
Joe Glass, ,
What Should I Be Reading? Hand-Picked Comics Recommendations
October 07, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1B03

Just getting into comics but not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Don’t miss this panel as some of the industry’s biggest professionals impart their…
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Matt Kolowski, ,
Tia Vasiliou, ,
Jimmy Palmiotti, ,
Jamal Igel, ,
Agnes Garabowska, ,
Lynly Forrest, ,
Ivan Salazar, ,
Where are the Wheelchairs: Disability in Media
October 07, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A05

Why are disabled roles so often played by non-disabled actors? Are certain disabilities not welcome in media? What can be done to give viewers a more accurate…
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Day Al-Mohamed, ,
Jillian Mercado, ,
Steve Way, ,
Maysoon Zayid, ,
Dominick Evans, ,
Today in Nerd History
October 07, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A18

Dorkly.com brings its Today in Nerd History video series to life in a special edition trivia competition. Seeking to crown New York Comic Con’s Nerd History…
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and Friends, ,
Tony Wilson, ,
IDW & SyFy Present: Wynonna Earp
October 07, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A21

By now, the word is out, Wynonna Earp was the TV hit of the Spring, and has been green-lit for a second season! Now, get an exclusive look at the action packed…
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Melanie Scrofano, ,
Tim Rozon, ,
Emily Adras, ,
Beau Smith, ,
Image Comics: Character
October 07, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A24

A high concept for a comic is a great invitation, but great characters are what make you want to stay with the book. Characters that you empathize with or are…
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Jeremy Haun, ,
Kyle Higgins, ,
David Brothers, ,
Rod Reis, ,
Jason Hurley, ,
The Official HERO HAIR Cosplay Wig Panel
October 07, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1B03

A 60 minute, INTERACTIVE, Keynote presentation, close-up wig display and Q&A Panel, devoted to the professional CUSTOM cosplay wig, conducted by the…
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Erin Kennedy Lunsford, ,
Lydia Bender, ,
Travis Cowsill, ,
Alyssa Battersby, ,
Meg Murphy, ,
LINE Webtoon – Monetize YOUR Comics!
October 07, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A02

Making comics and you can too! LINE Webtoon has been breaking new talent for over 10 years. LINE Webtoon’s Tom Akel will walk you through how to publish and…
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Tom Akel, ,
Kaitlyn Narvaza, ,
Tracy Butler, ,
Junkoo Kim, ,
Jack Conte, ,
Angelo Sotira, ,
Satire in the Age of Social Media
October 07, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Discover the voice of a generation in Millennials of New York, a parody of the lauded Humans of New York, covering everything from internet slacktivism to…
Speaker
Connor Toole, ,
Alec Macdonald, ,
Pat Kiernan, ,
Moving Beyond The Strong Female Character
October 07, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A18

Representation is important in all forms of media – so how do we go about making sure that creators continue to improve their work? It’s not enough to just…
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Sam Maggs, ,
Hip-Hop & Comics: Cultures Combining
October 07, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A10

Hip-Hop and comics reflect each other in many ways – rappers and graffiti artists utilize superheroic imagery and adopt larger-than-life alter-egos; comic…
Speaker
Patrick Reed, ,

Good Smile Company Industry Panel
October 07, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A05

Join Good Smile Company as they discuss the latest coming from the wonderful world of figures!
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Takuro Akiyama, ,
Enna Hozumi, ,
Kai Nakamura, ,
Takanori Aki, ,
Ryoma Enomoto, ,
Frances Delgado, ,
Creator After Con Network (CACN) Party
October 07, 2016, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Twins Pub Inc. Corner of 9th and 34th

Join Creator After Con Network for this after-hours version of Buddy Scalera’s popular Creator Connection panel. Last year during NYCC 2015, CACN brought over…
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TBA ., ,
Logic and Steve Blum Discuss The Incredible True Story – Where Music and Anime Intersect Part II
October 07, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A24

Following the massive commercial success of Logic’s sophomore album The Incredible True Story, released in November of 2015, Logic and Steve Blum (voice actor…
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Logic …, ,
Steve Blum, ,
Kevin Randolph, ,
Arjun Ivatury, ,
Breaking Into Comics
October 07, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1B03

Andy Schmidt, (Marvel and IDW editor and Comics Experience founder) won’t just tell you how to budget a comic, he’ll SHOW YOU! On Screen! He’ll walk you…
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Andy Schmidt, ,
Paul Allor, ,
Jim Zub, ,
Howl’s Moving Castle Screening
October 07, 2016, 7:45 PM – 10:00 PM, 1A21

Howl’s Moving Castle is another visually spectacular tale of imagination from Hayao Miyazaki. Join Her Universe, Hot Topic and GKIDS for Studio Ghibli trivia,…
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Ashley Eckstein, ,
Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt December Sky Screening
October 07, 2016, 7:45 PM – 10:00 PM, 1A02

SUNRISE will be presenting a screening of English dub of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt.   The screening will be followed with a Q&A. Join Director Michael…
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TBA ., ,
AMC Presents HUMANS
October 07, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A06

In advance of the Season 2 premiere in 2017, Cast and Executive Producers from the critically acclaimed AMC show “Humans” discuss the upcoming season, new…

AfterShock Comics: Past, Present and Future
October 07, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A05

Join Mike Marts (Editor-in-Chief), Joe Pruett (Publisher), Mike Zagari (Sr. VP Digital-Creative) and several of the AfterShock Comics creative teams as they…
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Mike Zagari, ,
Mike Marts, ,
Brian Azzarello, ,
Joe Pruett, ,
Stephan Nilson, ,
Adam Glass, ,
Paul Jenkins, ,
Your Opinion Sucks! – Rotten Tomatoes Critics vs. Fans
October 07, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A18

Face off against your favorite Rotten Tomatoes critics and editor-in-chief Matt Atchity and senior editor Grae Drake of Rotten Tomatoes, in this highly…
Speaker
Scott Mantz, ,

Saturday

Nostalgia and Reboots in Literature
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Everything old is new again. Kinda. From Shakespeare to fantastic literature of the 19th Century to detecting tales of the early 20th Century, to “Wagon Train…
Speaker
Max Brallier, ,
Gareth Hinds, ,
Christina Henry, ,
Elizabeth Eulberg, ,
John Jackson Miller, ,
Paul Tremblay, ,
DC Rebirth – What’s Next?
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A06

Comic fans everywhere know that DC Rebirth has sent shockwaves across the DC universe! With repercussions that are firmly part of continuity, fans are…
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Amanda Conner, ,
Jimmy Palmiotti, ,
Juan Ferreyra, ,
Ben Percry, ,
Christopher Priest, ,
Greg Rucka, ,
Rob Venditti, ,
Joshua Williamson, ,
Marvel: Spider-Man- The Clone Conspiracy
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A24

Join us for this revealing panel on all present and future Spider-Man titles! Learn more about the mega-event DEAD NO MORE: THE CLONE CONSPIRACY, which finds…
Speaker
Dan Slott, ,
Evangeline Lilly and the Return of Squickerwonkers!
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A21

Actress Evangeline Lilly introduces us to the second exciting instalment to her Squickerwonkers series! A specially created limited edition sketch book has…
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Evangeline Lilly, ,
Rodrigo Bastos Didier, ,
Let’s Make a Villain
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

Creating great villains is essential for making great stories, whether you love their every appearance or just love to hate them. Award nominated duo Comfort…
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Dirk Manning, ,
Jim Zub, ,
Comfort Love and Adam Withers, ,
Be Your Own Superhero: Intersectional Feminism in Comics
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A18

Ms. Marvel & Bitch Planet are blowing up the world of comics; but being a good feminist isn’t just about getting as many female-led titles on the shelf as…
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Sam Maggs, ,
Warframe: Developer and Community Panel
October 08, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A02

Tenno, at first you slept, awoken by a call to protect your kind. Your fight led you to discover your true self within the Second Dream. As the War Within…
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Geoff Crookes, ,
Sheldon Carter, ,
Scott McGregor, ,
Steve Sinclair, ,
Rebecca Ford, ,
Crazy Talk: Mental Health, Pop Culture and Empowerment
October 08, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A05

Does mental health represent the next wave of diversity in comics, or is that just “crazy” talk? Join Panelists Alex Segura (Archie Comics SVP – Publicity and…
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Jeff Trexler, ,
Heather Antos, ,
Alex Segura, ,
Vasilis Pozios, M.D, ,
Inside Gotham with David Mazouz, Erin Richards and Robin Lord Taylor
October 08, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne), Erin Richards (Barbara Kean) and Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot) give a behind-the-scenes look at the seedy Gotham…
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David Mazouz, ,
Erin Richards, ,
Robin Lord Taylor, ,
Shadowhunters Season 2 Q&A with EPs and Cast
October 08, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Your favorite Shadowhunters and Downworlders are back for season two of the hit Freeform show “Shadowhunters!” Get an exclusive first look at footage from the…
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Todd Slavkin, ,
Darren Swimmer, ,
McG ., ,
Andy Swift, ,
The ComiXology Unlimited Starter Pack Panel
October 08, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

Want to sample new titles? Looking to binge read some classics? It’s easier than ever with comiXology Unlimited — the new subscription service that allows you…
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Matt Kolowsk, ,
Tia Vasiliou, ,
Ivan Salazar, ,
Image Comics: Storytelling
October 08, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A21

You can’t judge a comic solely based on what happens to the characters in it. You have to look at how things happen, what the story looks like, and a bunch of…
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David Brothers, ,
Marjorie Liu, ,
Gabriel Hardman, ,
Declan Shalvey, ,
Bryan Hill, ,
Hulu and AwesomenessTV’s Freakish
October 08, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A06

Join the cast for a moderated Panel discussion and an exclusive sneak peek at the premiere episode. Freakish will debut on Hulu on October 10th.
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TBA ., ,
StarTalk All Stars! The Science of Science Fiction
October 08, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A18

StarTalk Radio’s very own Chuck Nice, teamed up with geeks like scientist Dr. Charles Liu and  guests, discuss the science of Star Trek, comic books, and your…
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Charles Liu, ,
Emily Rice, ,
PJ Manney, ,
Chuck Nice, ,
Supergirl’s Not Black!: On Being Black, Queer, and Cosplaying
October 08, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

This Panel of all black and queer nerds will explore the topic of cosplaying and the intersections of race, gender & sexual orientation. We aim to dismantle…
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Harley Lovegood, ,
Tony Ray, ,
Brandon The Shapeshifter, ,
Jay Justice, ,
Cleopatra From The Bronx, ,
Speaker Isake, ,
Dark Matter Panel
October 08, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A24

Join the members of the cast of Dark Matter, as they discuss the series and answer fan questions. About “Dark Matter” In “Dark Matter,” the crew of a derelict…
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Justin Rojas, ,
Tara McKinney, ,
Fantasy Fandoms Unite
October 08, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

YA Fantasy authors put the “fan” in fandom with stories of kick-ass heroines who thrive despite the mayhem and magic in the pages of their books. Join…
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Garth Nix, ,
Sabaa Tahir, ,
Rae Carson, ,
Kendare Blake, ,
Alan Tudyk Spotlight
October 08, 2016, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Alan Tudyk will curse your sudden, but inevitable betrayal, if you’re not at his Panel! Find out what’s happening in the latest season of Con Man, the…
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Alan Tudyk, ,
Black Heroes Matter
October 08, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A18

In a time when issues of racism continue to plague America, it is more important than ever to see Black heroes in popular media and to understand the value of…
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Speaker Uraeus, ,
John Jennings, ,
Karama Horne, ,
David Walker, ,
Regine Sawyer, ,
Mshindo Kuumba, ,
Tim Fielder, ,
Graham McTavish Spotlight
October 08, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A21

He’s fought in the Jacobite Revolution, the Battle of Five Armies, and is currently hunting down Jesse Custer as the Saint of Killers on AMC’s “Preacher.”…
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Graham McTavish, ,
Drawing From the World: Franco-Belgian Comics in Global Context
October 08, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

In both style and subject matter, Franco-Belgian comics are unprecedentedly diverse thanks to creators’ thriving exchange with the world. Hear how U.S. pop…
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Asaf Hanuka, ,
François Boucq, ,
Matt Madden, ,
Olivier Balez, ,
Nicolas Otero, ,
Barbara Canepa, ,
Geeks of Color IV: The Force Awakens
October 08, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A02

Geeks of Color Episode 4: The Force Awakens continues to speak about the latest developments concerning representation across the creative industries and how…
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Diana Pho, ,
Bill Campbell, ,
Sarah Kuhn, ,
Quressa Robinson, ,
Jenn Baker, ,
Andrea Lee, ,
Spotlight on Berkeley Breathed: Bloom County & Beyond
October 08, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A24

In 2015, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Berkeley Breathed began (without warning!) producing ALL-NEW Bloom County strips—for the first time in more than 25…
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Berkeley Breathed, ,
The Official Weekly Shonen Jump Panel
October 08, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A10

Hang out with the English language editors of the world’s most popular manga! We’ve got exciting news about the LATEST developments on new series, all-time fan…
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Andy Nakatani, ,
Eric Eberhardt, ,
Hisashi Sasaki, ,
Urian Brown, ,
Yusei Matsui, ,
Breaking In: How They Did It! How Can You Do It?
October 08, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

Join former Marvel and DC Penciler/Writer Tom Lyle, now a Professor at SCAD in Savannah, Georgia, and SCAD Alumni Corin Howell (Bat Mite; Transformers:…
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Kel McDonald, ,
Drew Zucker, ,
Phillip Sevy, ,
Corin Howell, ,
Rebekah Isaacs, ,
Eryk Donovan, ,
Tom Lyle, ,
Scream Queens: Female Horror/Thriller Writers
October 08, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

Scream Queens: Female writers who give readers #allthefeels as they deliver terrifying, creepy, haunting scenes with chilling language that stun us every time!…
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Livia Llewellyn, ,
Dawn Kurtagich, ,
Danielle Rollins, ,
Mira Grant, ,
Sara Shepard, ,
Danielle Vega, ,
Maryelizabeth Yturralde, ,
Valiant x Super Power Beat Down: Top-Secret Project
October 08, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A21

Valiant Entertainment, the most acclaimed publisher in comics today, and Bat in the Sun Productions, the team behind the YouTube sensation Super Power Beat…
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Josh Johns, ,
Jason David Frank, ,
Michael Rowe, ,
Derek Theler, ,
Dinesh Shamdasani, ,
Chantelle Barry, ,
Aaron Schoenke, ,
Geek Geek Revolution
October 08, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A18

Geek Geek Revolution is a no-holds-barred geek culture game show featuring six science-fiction/fantasy authors competing for the chance to be TOP GEEK….
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Kathleen Smith, ,
Bob Proehl, ,
Peter Brett, ,
Myke Cole, ,
Sarah Kuhn, ,
Connie Willis, ,
Adam Gidwitz, ,
CBLDF: Intellectual Property, Comics & The Law
October 08, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1B03

Some of comics’ greatest clashes never appeared within the Panels — they were decided by a gavel! CBLDF board member Dale Cendali, an intellectual property…
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Dale Cendali, ,
Josh Simmons, ,
Charles Brownstein, ,
BOOM! Studios: Discover New Worlds
October 08, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A02

Love reading compelling, forward-thinking comics? Interested in finding out how multiple-award-winning top 10 publisher, BOOM! Studios, has spent over a decade…
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Filip Sablik, ,
Matt Gagnon, ,
Asaf Hanuka, ,
Frank Cho, ,
Kat Leyh, ,
Simon Spurrier, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
MARVEL: Cup O’Joe
October 08, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A06

Join us for this Convention favorite! Here is your chance to Q&A with Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada, for this no-holds-barred panel on…
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Charles Soule, ,
Nick Spencer, ,
Joe Quesada, ,
Archie Comics Forever: 75 Years of Storytelling
October 08, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A05

Just in time for the new JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS series and ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES one-shot, this Panel has it all! Get exclusive news on upcoming titles and a…
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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, ,
Victor Gorelick, ,
Mike Pellerito, ,
Alex Segura, ,
Adam Hughes, ,
Jon Goldwater, ,
Polaris Presents: The weekly Pull Live (The Best Damn Comic Podcast On The Web)
October 08, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A24

Comicstorian, Comicsexplained, Comicpop and Caped Joel bring you their unique brand of discussion through their weekly podcast The Weekly Pull. Come watch as…
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Rob Jefferson, ,
Benny Potter, ,
Joel Daly, ,
Sal Crivelli, ,
Syfy Panel Block
October 08, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Syfy Presents: The Magicians Don’t miss your inside look at Syfy’s breakout hit, based on author Lev Grossman’s New York Times bestselling fantasy trilogy….
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TBA ., ,
Official One Punch Man Panel
October 08, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A10

ONE-PUNCH MAN is the biggest property to debut out of Japan for both anime and manga! What’s it like when a hero becomes too strong? Find out! Lucky attendees…
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Charlene Ingram, ,
Smells Like Teen Spirit
October 08, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

YA authors use lots of imagination when it comes to storytelling, but life as a teenager is great fodder for their books. Join bestselling authors Lauren…
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Maggie Steifvater, ,
Ally Carter, ,
Lauren Oliver, ,
Daniel Jose Older, ,
DC Comics – Meet the Publishers
October 08, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A21

DC’s Publishers are back in New York City and better than ever! Jim Lee and Dan DiDio are the driving forces behind DC Rebirth, Vertigo, MAD, DC’s YOUNG…
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Jim Lee, ,
Dan DiDio, ,
The Non-Compliant Geek’s Guide to Self Care
October 08, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

Caring for your Self because you are worth it – and not to attain some media-fueled, idealized image of what you should be – is a radical, political act….
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Vanessa East, ,
Kris Anne Regeth, ,
Steven Rehn, ,
Justine Mastin, ,
Kotobukiya Fall/Winter Preview
October 08, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A02

Join us as we give an in-depth look at the newest products in development and arriving soon. First time announcements are guaranteed! Q & A with actual insight…
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Julia Leu, ,
Dan Lujan, ,
You Can be the Next Scholastic Graphix Artist
October 08, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A18

Find out how to get published by Scholastic, the #1 graphic novel publisher for children! What does it take to be published by Scholastic’s Graphix imprint?…
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David Saylor, ,
Cassandra Pelham, ,
Adam Rau, ,
Norm Feuti, ,
Mike Maihack, ,
Raina Telgemeier, ,
People Of Disabilities In Cosplay
October 08, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A05

My program focuses discussing about “People of Disabilities in Cosplay” as well the diversity showing the positive aspects cosplay can bring into their lives….
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Jonelle Phoenix, ,
Nathan Gonzalez, ,
Dylan DozenFingers, ,
Stardust Megu, ,
Speaker Harajukuchic, ,
The Lionheart, ,
Sunrise & Bandai Namco Pictures Official Panel
October 08, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A10

This is the official Panel of SUNRISE and BANDAI NAMCO Pictures (BNP). SUNRISE Inc., is known for the Mobile Suit Gundam Series, Love Live! Series, Code Geass…
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Satsuki Yamashita, ,
Masayuki Ozaki, ,
Yoshitaka Kawaguchi, ,
A Dog’s Purpose: From Page to Screen: A discussion with W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon
October 08, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

“Join W. Bruce Cameron, author of the novel A DOG’S PURPOSE and writer Cathryn Michon as they discuss their adaptation of Cameron’s beloved book for the…
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W. Bruce Cameron, ,
Cathryn Michon, ,
Coloring Between the Lines: Adult Coloring Books as Art
October 08, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1B03

Adult coloring books continue to make waves as a creative activity to unplug from an increasingly digital world. Here 4 artists at the top of their fields…
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Carlo McCormick, ,
Camilla d’Errico, ,
Megan Massacre, ,
Simone Legno, ,
Payton Cosell Turner, ,
Dark Horse: Classified Featuring Avatar the Last Airbender
October 08, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A18

The can’t-miss Dark Horse panel of NYCC 2016! Join Dark Horse creators, staff and a couple very special guests for the first word on Avatar news, announcements…
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Aub Driver, ,
Super Asian America
October 08, 2016, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A02

From Amadeus Cho to Kamala Khan, Asian superheroes are powering their way into our stories – from the page to the stage. But they can’t do it without help from…
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Marjorie Liu, ,
Vishavjit Singh, ,
Greg Pak, ,
Larry Hama, ,
Michael Le, ,
Keith Chow, ,
Wendy Xu, ,
Fashion, Comics and the Rise of Geek Chic
October 08, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A24

Ever wondered what it is that makes comic book style so iconic? Meet the creators behind some of the most fashion-forward comics, learn what it takes to be a…
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Danielle Colman, ,
Babs Tarr, ,
Cameron Stewart, ,
Jen Bartel, ,
Robbi Rodriguez, ,
AMC’s The Walking Dead
October 08, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

AMC’s “The Walking Dead”—Join the cast and executive producers for a panel where they will discuss the shocking finale of season 6 as well as show a sneak peek…
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TBA ., ,
ComicsBeat Presents: The European Comics Invasion
October 08, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A05

It’s our annual look at the European comics scene, with the cartoonists from around the world talking about their work and the comics tradition of their…
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Arthur DePins, ,
Heidi MacDonald, ,
Jean-Marc Rochette, ,
Simon Fraser, ,
Leeann Hamilton, ,
Star Wars: The Science Awakens
October 08, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A21

Could Lightsabers ever be a reality? Which Star Wars Droid would NASA take into space? What would it take to resist the Dark Side in real life? Kim Steadman…
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Jenna Busch Aaron Sagers Travis Langley Kim Steadman, ,
Kieran Dickson, ,
Comics With A Message
October 08, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A02

Comics With A Message – Comics has a rich legacy of stories that push for positive social change and increased awareness. Now as readership broadens to…
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Matt Pizzolo, ,
Magdalene Visaggio, ,
Matthew Rosenberg, ,
Jody Houser, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
David Walker, ,
Wizard: The Comics Magazine – 25 Years Later
October 08, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1B03

The editors and writers of Wizard: The Comics Magazine have come a long way since putting out the ’90s price guide bible. Come remember the weirdest profiles,…
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Kiel Phegley, ,
Ben Morse, ,
Todd Casey, ,
The Evolution of Booktube
October 08, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

With millions of views and hundreds of thousands of followers, the YouTube book community (fondly known as  “BookTube”) has exploded onto the publishing scene…
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Christine Riccio, ,
Kat O’Keefe, ,
Jesse George, ,
Natasha Polis, ,
Brat Pack America: A Salute to 80s Teen Movies and the Pioneering Directors of Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Real Genius
October 08, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A24

Kevin Smokler, author of the new book “Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to 80s Teen Movies” in conversation with Amy Heckerling (director of Fast Times at…
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Amy Heckerling, ,
Martha Coolidge, ,
Kevin Smokler, ,
NYCC Charity Art Auction
October 08, 2016, 6:45 PM – 9:30 PM, 1A18

You can make a difference! Please join us for the Sixth Annual Charity Art Auction at NYCC! Come on down and bid with other art enthusiasts for the chance to…
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TBA ., ,

In Depth with Tumblr Fandometrics
October 08, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A05

Tumblr is the internet home of fandoms and we’re going to dive into why. From playing Overwatch to shipping Bucky and Captain America, this Panel is all about…
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Amanda Brennan, ,
Zack Rosenberg, ,
Marlene Bonnelly, ,
Creator After Con Network (CACN) Party
October 08, 2016, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Twins Pub Inc. Corner of 9th and 34th

Join Creator After Con Network for this after-hours version of Buddy Scalera’s popular Creator Connection panel. Last year during NYCC 2015, CACN brought over…
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TBA ., ,
Zenescope Presents Robyn Hood: I love NY
October 08, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1B03

Over the past few years, Zenescope’s Robyn Hood has become one of the comic book industry’s iconic characters. And now she finally arrives in her home city of…
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Ralph Tedesco, ,
Pat Shand, ,
Lou Lovino, ,
Sony Music Entertainment Japan Interactive Video Screening
October 08, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A02

Sony Music Entertainment (Japan),Inc. is home to artist’s with deep relevancy to the anime world such as LiSA, T.M. Revolution, ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION and…
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TBA ., ,
Doctor Who and Torchwood Comics
October 08, 2016, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A21

An umissable Doctor Who and Torchwood comic book Panel packed with exclusive reveals, never-before-seen art previews and special announcements! Join guests…
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TBA ., ,
Sex, Drugs, Rock’N’Roll And Comic Books – Bleeding Cool’s Rich Johnston Tells You Everything You Wanted To Know
October 08, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A05

Rich Johnston has been reporting online gossip about the comic book industry for twenty-four years. He knows where the bodies have been buried and he’s willing…
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Rich Johnston, ,
Cards Against Humanity Panel
October 08, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A24

The weirdos behind Cards Against Humanity will share the secrets of their biggest pranks and stunts, like the time they sent 30,000 fans a box of poop or…
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Trin Garritano, ,
Tom Dyke, ,
Karlee Esmailli, ,
Jenn Bane, ,
Alex Cox, ,
Max Temkin, ,
The Cyanide & Happiness Group Sketch Jam Panel
October 08, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A10

The Creators of Cyanide & Happiness take audience suggestions and all draw frantically on the same piece of paper until everyone is offended. (Adult Language…
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Kris Wilson, ,
Rob DenBleyker, ,
Joel Watson, ,
NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay Presented by Autodesk®
October 08, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Presented by Autodesk®, the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay returns Saturday, October 8, 2016 to the Big Apple as the largest and most prestigious…
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TBA ., ,
God Eater (English Dub)
October 08, 2016, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM, 1A02

In the early 2050s, unknown life forms called “Oracle Cells” began their uncontrolled consumption of all life on Earth. Their ravenous appetite and remarkable…
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TBA ., ,

Sunday
Jeremy Shada Spotlight
October 09, 2016, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, 1A24

More than just a voice actor on series like Voltron and Adventure Time, Jeremy Shada has a great career in front of the camera and also behind a different kind…
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Jeremy Shada, ,
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It’s Morphin Time!
October 09, 2016, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, 1A18

In January, BOOM! Studios launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the new top-selling comic book series based on Saban Brands’ hit ‘90s live-action children’s…
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Dafna Pleban, ,
Artist
Daniele Di Nicuolo, ,
Speaker
Tini Howard, ,
Polaris Presents: Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere!
October 09, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A05

Inspiration can come from anywhere! Join Ross Draws and special guests in a exploration of how art, stories, and videos can be inspired from infinite sources…
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Ross Tran, ,
Robotech: A Look To The Future
October 09, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

Harmony Gold USA presents the latest developments in the Robotech universe, from awesome new products to the live action film in the works at Sony Pictures…
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Billy Davis, ,
Kevin McKeever, ,
Audible Presents: That’s Not My Baby! When Narrators Attack: How a Story Survives the Transition from Text to Audio
October 09, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A02

This Panel is an exploratory commission that will employ the disturbed minds of prominent authors and vociferous narrators. Their goal will be to illuminate…
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R.A. Salvatore, ,
Fred Berman, ,
Allyson Johnson, ,
Luke Daniels, ,
John Scalzi, ,
Victor Bevine, ,
Diversity, Class Systems and Equality in Fantasy
October 09, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St

When writing fantasy, all bets are off. What might be an acceptable democratic society in real life may be completely unacceptable in fantasy — and what is a…
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Jennifer Jenkins, ,
Marie Lu, ,
Danie Jose Older, ,
Lara Elena Donnelly, ,
Laurent Linn, ,
Ali Kokmen, ,
Queer Enough?
October 09, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1A18

LGBTQ comic artists, writers and reviewers discuss the current “golden age” of queer comics, the progress that has been made, and the work that still needs to…
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Jennie Wood, ,
Joey Stern, ,
Jennifer Camper, ,
Charles Battersby, ,
Magdalene Visaggio, ,
Kristi McDowell, ,
Steve Orlando, ,
Image Comics: Spectacle
October 09, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1A24

What is it that excites you about comics, that makes Wednesday the best day of the week? Whether it’s the idea of seeing a new world through someone else’s…
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Djibril Morissette-Phan, ,
Brenden Fletcher, ,
David Brothers, ,
Babs Tarr, ,
Cameron Stewart, ,
Jim Zub, ,
Strong is the New Beautiful – Empowering Girls Through Entertainment
October 09, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A02

Now more than ever before, toy and entertainment brands are creating products and properties that are inspiring young girls to be unstoppable. Women in Toys,…
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Liz Grampp, ,
Tracy Barash, ,
Anne Mullen, ,
Nancy Zwiers, ,
Bisma Ansari, ,
Celebrate First Second’s 10th Anniversary
October 09, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

2016 marks graphic novel First Second Books’ tenth anniversary. Publishing books like American Born Chinese, This One Summer, and The Sculptor, First Second…
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Scott Westerfeld, ,
Mark Siegel, ,
Penelope Bagieu, ,
Box Brown, ,
From the Printed Page to the Silver Screen: An Overview of Licensing Comic Book Properties to the Film and Television Industries
October 09, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

From Arrow to X-Men; The Walking Dead to Deadpool; comic book properties dominate the film and television screens. It’s no secret that comic books are the…
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Thomas A. Crowell, Esq., ,
Women of Marvel
October 09, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, 1A06

From Ms. Marvel to the A-Force, from Twitter to tumblr, women in comics has been one of the most talked-about topics in comics recently. Join the…
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Sana Amanat, ,
Judy Stephens, ,
Adri Cowan, ,
Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends: Reimagining Classic Stories
October 09, 2016, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1A18

Classic stories are retold for a reason–they are classics! Influences range from the familiar and Grimm to regional enduring classics, from Cinderella and…
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Ruth Vincent, ,
Matthew Phelan, ,
Jordanna Max Brodsky, ,
Colin Gigl, ,
Ashley Poston, ,
Petra Mayer, ,
MAD
October 09, 2016, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1A21

MAD, the country’s #1-selling humor magazine (in a field of 1), is dumber than ever! Join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra, art director Sam Viviano and…
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John Ficarra, ,
Sam Viviano, ,
Go Go Power Rangers with David Yost and Walter Jones
October 09, 2016, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1A24

It’s Morphin’ Time! with the Black and Blue Rangers, Walter Jones and David Yost! Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers is making a major comeback in comics and movies…
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David Yost, ,
Walter Jones, ,
Jaffee & Roth talk Kurtzman and Playboy’s Trump Magazine
October 09, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

In 1956, Harvey Kurtzman left MAD and, with “an unlimited budget” from Hugh Hefner, created TRUMP magazine. Despite a stunning talent roster, including Will…
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Bill Kartalopoulos, ,
Denis Kitchen, ,
Arnold Roth, ,
Al Jaffee, ,
John Lind, ,
Disney Press Presents: Disney’s Gravity Falls: Journey into Journal 3
October 09, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A10

Join Disney Press Editor Eric Geron in-conversation with Disney’s Gravity Falls television show creator Alex Hirsch, head writer Rob Renzetti, and character…
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Rob Renzetti, ,
Alex Hirsch, ,
Stephanie Ramirez, ,
Eric Geron, ,
Andy Gonsalves, ,
IDW Publishing: Indie Books On The Rise
October 09, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A02

IDW Publishing, long known for their prowess in licensed material, has stealthily risen to the top of the Indie book world, thanks in part to their YOE! Books…
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Leigh Walton, ,
Nicolas Otero, ,
Dan Perkins, ,
Justin Eisinger, ,
Women of Color in Comics: Race, Gender & the Comic Book Medium
October 09, 2016, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

Representation, Diversity, and Inclusion are constant topics in the world of multimedia and fandom. This Panel will discuss the impact of the Comic Book…
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Micheline Hess, ,
Carol Burrell, ,
Vita Ayala, ,
Jules Rivera, ,
Che Grayson, ,
Regine L. Sawyer, ,
Barbara Brandon-Croft, ,
Alitha E. Martinez, ,
Camilla Zhang, ,
Jon Bernthal Spotlight
October 09, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

The best and baddest Frank Castle yet, Jon Bernthal joins us at NYCC to talk about the impact that he’s making in the Marvel Universe and the impact the Marvel…
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Jon Bernthal, ,
Reinventing Horror
October 09, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 1A21

For 9 years, Mark L. Miller (PIROUETTE writer/Ain’t It Cool News editor) has gathered a talented group of horror filmmakers & comic creators to discuss &…
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Mark Miller, ,
FanBrosShow Presents – Inclusion Is Revolution: Reclaiming Geek Culture?
October 09, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 1A18

With every new film, comic, or tv show casting announcement there comes an uproar from the fandom about characters being switched from their original race & or…
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Tatiana King, ,
The Chico Leo, ,
Speaker BenHaMeen, ,
Joseph Illidge, ,
Comics Uniting Nations: Heroes for Change
October 09, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1B03

Comics Uniting Nations is bringing artists and writers from around the world to promote global awareness and support for the United Nations Sustainable…
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Meesha Brown, ,
Olav Kjorven, ,
Natabara Rollosson, ,
Josh Elder, ,
Ovie Mughelli, ,
Michael Decheser, ,
Tim Lattie, ,
DC Comics – My Secret Origin
October 09, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A10

Every writer or artist has been asked at some point in their career, “So, how did you get your start in comics?” DC wants to help save fans the trouble of…
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Jimmy Palmiotti, ,
Christopher Priest, ,
Jody Houser, ,
Tim Seeley, ,
Joshua Williamson, ,
Official Sailor Moon Panel
October 09, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A06

Everyone’s favorite Guardian of Love and Justice is back and better than ever! Join the VIZ Media SAILOR MOON team for all the can’t-miss news and updates on…
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Charlene Ingram, ,
We Need Diverse Books: #WhitewashedOut in Books & Media
October 09, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A02

Like #WeNeedDiverseBooks, the hashtag #WhiteWashedOut went viral showing many people’s connection to the erasure of Asian American and PoC/Natives in all forms…
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Keith Chow, ,
Marjorie Liu, ,
Sona Charaipotra, ,
Preeti Chhibber, ,
Sarah Kuhn, ,
Ellen Oh, ,
Diamond Select Toys: Marvel, DC, Ghostbusters & More
October 09, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A05

Diamond Select Toys product manager Robert Yee, sculptors Eli Livingston and Jean St. Jean, and Minimates designer Uriel Caton discuss upcoming action figures,…
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Robert Yee, ,
Jean St. Jean, ,
Zach Oat, ,
Uriel Caton, ,
Eli Livingston, ,
Charlotte (English Dub)
October 09, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A18

A small percentage of adolescents have onsets of special abilities. Yu Otosaka deftly uses an ability that takes over a target’s body for five seconds and gets…
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TBA ., ,
Secret Loves of Geek Girls: LIVE
October 09, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A24

Join editor Hope Nicholson and an all-star lineup of female writers and illustrators to discuss their Kickstarter sensation! The Secret Loves of Geek Girls…
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Hope Nicholson, ,
Boom!Bap!Pow!!!: The (r)evolution of HipHop and Comic Books
October 09, 2016, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A21

The amazing Panel will take a detailed look at the influence comic books have had on HipHop culture. From Public Enemy to Run-DMC to Jay-Z, the world of comic…

Paranormal Lockdown: Black Monk House
October 09, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A10

Paranormal superstars unite for one day only at NYCC for a pulse-pounding EXCLUSIVE experience. Join America’s leading paranormal investigator Nick Groff and…
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Nick Groff, ,
Katrina Weidman, ,
Introduction to 3D printing for Props and Cosplay
October 09, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A02

Are you interested in using 3D printing for props and cosplay but have no idea where to start. We want you to be able to use this awesome tech to make amazing…
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Jacob “Rocket” LaRocca Jacob “Rocket” LaRocca Jason “Invader” Kuehl Rebecca Knepple, ,
NYCC Team Q&A
October 09, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

We hope that you had an awesome time at NYCC this year! The NYCC Team will sit down with Fans to hear your thoughts on the Show and let you help build NYCC…
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TBA ., ,
Completing Your 1st Indie Project: A Step-by-Step Workshop
October 09, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A05

You’ve got your idea – now what? Whether you’re sketching your first comic or writing your first novel, drafting your first script or trying to decide how to…
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Michael “7” Michael, ,
Greg Burnham, ,
April Adams, ,
Marcus Williams, ,
Neil Gibson, ,
Cerece Rennie Murphy, ,

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

(Last Updated October 5, 2016 6:51 am )

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