All 266 Panels Happening At New York Comic Con 2017 On One Page

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The panels for New York Comic-Con 2017 have been released. Subject to change, of course. But for now, here are all 266 of them… which do you want to go to most? Which do you want Bleeding Cool to cover? Tell us in the comments…


Lesson Planning for the Comics Classroom

October 05, 2017, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM, Trustees – NYPL 476 5th Ave

Attendees of this workshop/panel will take with them strategies that they can use almost immediately in their classrooms. We will discuss what an ideal intro…


Michael Lopez,
Claudia McGivney,
Adam Kullberg,
John Shableski,
John Weaver,

Gaming in Libraries

October 05, 2017, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM, Berger Forum – NYPL 476 5th Ave

The benefits of Gaming in the Libraries from playing board games to video games. How Games can improving student and parent engagement and help students develop…


Pamela Cora,
Frederick Lopez,
Margaret Whitehead,


October 05, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Family HQ – 1C03

Operated by the 501st Legion and sanctioned by Lucasfilm Ltd., Blast-a-Trooper is a series of charity/fundraising events providing fans the opportunity to ‘blas…


501st Legion

The Watcher in the Woods Reimagined

October 05, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A06

Executive producer and director Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina: The Teenage Witch) and executive producer Paula Hart (Melissa & Joey) reimagine the ’80s cult classi…


Melissa Joan Hart
Paula Hart

Meet Marvel – Retailer Panel*

October 05, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A02

Don’t miss the chance to get away from the NYCC crowds for this retailer-exclusive event and engage with Marvel’s Editorial Staff in a no-holds-barred Q&A on th…


TBD .,

Advanced Kickstarter Skills

October 05, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

Running a Kickstarter project is a rite of passage for a comics creators, with amazing comics being funded and published every week. Margot Atwell, the Director…


Spike Trotman,
George Rohac,
Josh O’Neill,
Hope Nicholson,
Margot Atwell,

The Art & Science of Breaking Into Comics

October 05, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A21

The Kubert School has just celebrated our 40th school year of preparing and training amateurs for the professional life of a commercial artist. There isn’t a fa…


Mike Chen,
Lloyd Briggery,

Meet the Authors of Abrams ComicArts and Abrams Children’s Books!

October 05, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A18

Hear about what’s new from ABRAMS, directly from the authors and illustrators themselves! Join ABRAMS ComicArts creators Derf Backderf (My Friend Dahmer), Mark …


Jo Whittemore,
Mark Evanier,
Charles Kochman,
Jennifer George,
Barry Lyga,
Derf Backderf

The Librarians and Bad Samaritan with Dean Devlin

October 05, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A10

Join prolific producer, director and writer Dean Devlin (Leverage, Independence Day, Stargate) for a look inside his company Electric Entertainment’s upcoming p…


Dean Devlin
Robert Sheehan
Noah Wyle

Wizards and Fairies and Spells – Oh My!

October 05, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A05

What makes a fantasy comic more than just another Tolkien knockoff? The answer: worldbuilding. Join comics’ top and rising fantasy writers as they discuss every…


Kel McDonald,
Brian Schirmer,
Dani Colman,
Si Spurrier,
Sebastian Girner,
Skottie Young,

Read Like a Girl: Middle-Grade Fiction for Girls (and Boys)

October 05, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM, Berger Forum – NYPL 476 5th Ave

The creators behind some of the most popular middle-grade graphic novels discuss creating stories with strong, positive female characters. Moderated by Brigid A…


Jenni Holm,
Brigid Alverson,

Geek Journalism in the 21st Century

October 05, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A24

Geek journalism has come a long way since Starlog. Now, reporting on galaxies far away, Earth-616, and Westeros is a full-time job. But how is geek news made? F…


Mike Cecchini,
Krutika Mallikarjuna,
Jill Pantozzi,
Emily Asher-Perrin,
Caseen Gaines,
Ryan Britt,

Robert Kirkman: The Walking Dead, Invincible and Beyond

October 05, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Join prolific writer and producer Robert Kirkman as he discuss his wide body of work including the pop culture juggernaut The Walking Dead and the film adaptati…


Robert Kirkman

NYPL Connecting Pros and Librarians

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM, Classrooms A&B

Professional librarians and comic book professionals will join together to share insights, network, and create new connections. This pro-level networking sessio…


James McGill
Janet Scalera
Buddy Scalera
Paul Mounts
Gina Balogh

Marvel Legacy: Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A21

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!  Join…


Ed Brisson
Rickey Purdin
Irene Strychalski
Javier Garron
David F. Walker,

Tara Strong Spotlight

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A06

Whether it’s The Powerpuff Girls, My Little Pony, Teen Titans Go!, Ben 10, Fairly Odd Parents and so much more – Tara Strong has brought dozens of memorable ani…


Tara Strong,

Valiant 101: Behind Comics’ Largest Independent Universe

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM, Trustees

Since returning to the fore with a best-selling relaunch in 2012, Valiant has established itself as one of the most acclaimed and respected publishers in comics…


Hunter Gorinson,
Atom Freeman,
Peter Stern,
Charlotte Greenbaum,

Mediating Cultural Encounters: Creating Spaces for Media and Language Learning In Student Clubs

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM, Berger Forum – NYPL 476 5th Ave

Panel participants will have a chance to gather resources and trade ideas through interactive discussions centered on the importance of after-school media clubs…


Nirvana Ramirez,
Brendan Gillett,
Noah Lethbridge,
Jeremy Feliz,
Michael Ramirez,
Koby Garcia,
Carlos Wu Chen,

Gender Identity: Understanding Through Art

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

At the forefront of modern social debate is the nature of gender identity and how we move forward culturally with new understanding of the diversity within. Man…


Molly Osterly,
Dana Simpson,
Dr. Katie Monnin,
Michael Gianfrancesco,
Tami Stronach,

It’s Technical: Our Future with Robots and More

October 05, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A18

Robots. Artificial Intelligence. Smart Everything. How will the tools of technology, whether of human origin or otherwise, shape our lives and cultures? Intelli…


Sylvain Neuvel,
Nathan Hale,
Kirsten Miller,
Adam Christopher,
Annalee Newitz,
Maryelizabeth Yturralde,

Hot off the Press in Children’s Graphic Novels

October 05, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, Celeste Auditorium – NYPL 476 5th Ave

From Dragons to babysitters, learn about the latest graphic novels for kids straight from the artists and creators. Bestselling authors and emerging talent disc…


Gale Galligan,
Jennifer Holm,
Tui Sutherland,
Laura Terry,
Molly Ostertag,
Lizette Serrano,

Twas the Night Before Die Hard: How to Turn a Legendary Action Film into a Naughty Christmas Tale

October 05, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A24

Buzzfeed nailed it – Die Hard fans are way too cool for regular Christmas movies. Enter stand-up comedian and all-around cool cat Doogie Horner and his new book…


Doogie Horner,
Jim Tews,
Joe Zimmerman,

Jack Kirby’s 100th Birthday Celebration with IDW!

October 05, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

He swore off comic-cons forever but love of the King of Comics transcends all such decrees. IDW is proud to announce that legendary artist and Eisner Hall of Fa…


John Byrne,
Walter Simonson,
Chris Ryall,
Greg Goldstein,

French Comics Kiss Better: Bande Dessinée 101, Presented by the French Comics Association

October 05, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM, Trustees

Come discover the beauty of bande dessinée, and learn about the rich Franco-Belgian comics tradition. French comics are proven to translate into American bestse…


(Philipe Chappuis) Zep,
Fabien Nury,
Penelope Bagieu,
Alexis Sentenac,
Mathieu Lauffray,
Meg Lemke,

Building a Culture of Reading: Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga in Schools

October 05, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM, Berger Forum – NYPL 476 5th Ave

School librarians and educators who have been successful in developing a rich culture of reading at their schools will share how to make that happen at your sch…


TBD .,
Arlene Laverde,
Eric Neuman,
Paco Hanlon,
David Gallaher,
Jillian Ehlers,

YogaQuest: Narrated Yogic Adventures!

October 05, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM, Family HQ – 1C03

The original YogaQuest class is unlike any yoga class you have experienced before! It is a unique blend of yoga and fan-fiction story-telling. Your quest is gui…


Donyae Coles,
Jess Welch,
Justine Mastin,

DC Meet the Publishers

October 05, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A21

DC’s Publishers are back in New York and better than ever! Dan DiDio and Jim Lee are the driving forces behind DC Universe: Rebirth, Vertigo, MAD, DC’s Young An…


Dan DiDio
Jim Lee

ToyFare Magazine: 20 Twisted Years

October 05, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the magazine that brought you Twisted ToyFare Theatre, Big Shots, Mego Spidey and, we’re pretty sure, the phrase “crap in a ha…


Jake Rossen,
Zach Oat,
Justin Aclin,
Matt Senreich,

Disney Manga from TOKYOPOP!

October 05, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A18

With the explosion in manga’s popularity, parents have rightfully been concerned about child-friendly options. With series brought directly from Japan and our o…


Stu Levy,
Kae Winters,

Todd McFarlane Talks Movies, Comics and Toys!

October 05, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A06

Todd McFarlane, Image Comics founder, creator of Spawn and McFarlane Toys CEO, gives art and business tips as well as insight to artists who want to break into …


Todd McFarlane,

The Carmilla Movie: Sneak Peek with the Women in Front of and Behind the Camera

October 05, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A24

Announced at last year’s New York Comic Con, The Carmilla Movie is nearing worldwide release! Join lead actresses Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis, as well a…


Elise Bauman
Natasha Negovanlis
Steph Ouaknine
Melanie Windle

Representation Matters! How to Respectfully Write and Draw POC and LGBTQIA Characters

October 05, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

The comic book industry and its readers are looking for themselves in what they read. Now more than ever, representation in comics matters. Learn how to write a…


Linda Sejic,
Kwanza Osajyefo,
Henry Barajas,
Steve Foxe,
Sarah Litt,
Tee Franklin,

Books As Flint: Using Graphic Novels to Spark Political Activism

October 05, 2017, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM, Berger Forum – NYPL 476 5th Ave

Whether it be in the classroom or in the home, it can be difficult to open conversations about politics, race, religion, misogyny, and bigotry. This panel will …


Illya Kowalchuk,
Tony Medina,
Meryl Jaffee,
John Shableski,
Alan Brooks,
Stacy Robinson,

Michael Rooker Spotlight

October 05, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Everyone’s favorite Ravager comes to NYCC! Join Michael Rooker, breakout star of Guardians of the Galaxy as he answers your questions about saving the galaxy as…


Michael Rooker,

BOOM! Studios – Presentation at New York Public Library

October 05, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM, Celeste Auditorium – NYPL 476 5th Ave



Ellen Crafts
Greg Pak,
Sean Rubin,
Pamela Ribon
Sierra Hahn

Marvel Legacy: Next Big Thing

October 05, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A21

See what the future holds for your favorites heroes in Marvel Legacy and beyond! Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso will be on hand with Ed Brisson (Iron Fist), Javier…


Axel Alonso
Ed Brisson
Erica Henderson
Javier Garron
Charles Soule,
Rainbow Rowell
Matthew Rosenberg

The Representation Book Shelf: Building A More Diverse Comics Classroom

October 05, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1B03

This panel will discuss the importance of diverse titles in classroom libraries as well as suggestions for titles to fill that shelf “ we can focus this on LGBT…


Katie Monnin,
Ngozi Ukazu,
Gina Gagliano,
Geoff Gerber,
Jorge Aguirre,
Michael Gianfrancesco,

Here Lie Dragons & Eternal Beasties

October 05, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A18

Compelling non-human characters have been part of storytelling, whether as allies or adversaries, protagonists or part of the scenery, since the tradition began…


Jon Hollins,
Tochi OnyebuchiJodi Meadows,
Kristen CiccarelliTui Sutherland,

IFC’s Stan Against Evil

October 05, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Don’t miss an exclusive screening of the Season 2 premiere of IFC’s Stan Against Evil and join stars John C. McGinley and Janet Varney and Executive Producer Da…


John C. McGinley
Janet Varney
Dana Gould

Cosplay Armor & Props

October 05, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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, W…


Hooked on Phoenix Cosplay,
Spectra .,
Dhareza Cosplayza,
Joanna Mari,
Lua Stardust,

Funimation Industry Panel

October 05, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A10

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor”Funimation.


Justin Rojas,
Tara McKinney,

Valiant Presents ICONS – X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Faith, and Beyond  

October 05, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A05

With record-setting series like X-O MANOWAR, FAITH and SECRET WEAPONS, Valiant Entertainment is the most celebrated publisher anywhere in comics today! Now, rig…


Warren Simons,
Rafer Roberts,
Fred Van Lente,
Dinesh Shamdasani,
Eliot Rahal,
Danny Khazem,

Enemy Mine, Enemy Yours: Modern War Comics from Both Sides of the Conflict

October 05, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, 1A02

War comic books are an established tradition beginning in WWII. Post-Vietnam and into the 90’s military heroes like G.I. Joe & The Punisher became the norm for …


Alex Brewer,
Bryan Nunes,
Ethan Young,
Larry Hama,
Garth Ennis,

DC Milestone

October 05, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A21

Milestone—the groundbreaking DC imprint known for diversity and representation is set to return to the main stage of comics!  Get ready to be re-introduced to t…


TBD .,

Finding YOUR Audience: Marketing 101: A Step-by-Step Workshop

October 05, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

You’ve finished your project! You’re ready to share it with the WORLD, now what? How do you find the people who want what you do? From indie film to indie art “…


Lynn Emery,
Clarence Young,
Celia Peters,
Neil Gibson,
Cerece Rennie Murphy,
Peter Mohrbacher,

The Evolution of Booktube

October 05, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A18

With millions of views and hundreds of thousands of followers, the YouTube book community (fondly known as  “BookTube”) has exploded onto the publishing scene w…


TBD .,

The Official VIZ Media Panel

October 05, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A06

Join the VIZ Media crew as we talk about some of your favorite titles like BORUTO, TOKYO GHOUL and SAILOR MOON. We’ll also be making announcements, showing off …


Urian Brown,
Akira Himekawa,
Charlene Ingram,

DC Universe Original Movies 10th Anniversary

October 05, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Ten Years. Thirty films. Five shorts. And innumerable fan-favorite moments. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment celebrates a decade of animated DC Entertainment-inf…


Bruce Timm
Alan Burnett
Jim Krieg
Kevin Conroy,
John DiMaggio,
Vanessa Marshall
James Tucker

Marvel Press Presents: From Panel to Page

October 05, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A10

Join Marvel editorial and all-star writing talent such as Jason Reynolds (Miles Morales: Spider-Man) and Ron Smith (Black Panther: The Young Prince) as they dis…


Jason Reynolds
Margaret Stohl
Ron Smith

Go Go Power Rangers Comics!

October 05, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A24

BOOM! Studios’ Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Go Go Power Rangers comics have changed everything you thought you knew about the original five teenagers with a…


David Yost,
Kyle Higgins,
Bryce Carlson,
James Viscardi,
Walter Jones,

Black Superheroes; Luke Cage to Black Lives Matter

October 05, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A05

Popular media has had a problem with the representation of black people for many years now, with the comics industry reflecting the same issues. But with the po…


Isabella L. Price,
Nourisha Wells.,
Courtney Thomas,


October 05, 2017, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Sometimes the scariest stories are true.  Based on the global, award-winning podcast sensation from creator Aaron Mahnke, and executive produced by Gale Anne Hu…


Aaron Mahnke
Gale Anne Hurd
Kristin Bauer van Straten
Robert Patrick
Holland Roden

Image Comics: The Future of Creativity

October 05, 2017, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM, 1A02

Do you have a story to tell that you think might be “too weird” or a little bit off-kilter? Here’s the truth: anything goes in comics. The only limits are your …


Jeremy Haun,
Brenden Fletcher,
david brothers,
Jason Hurley,
Matt Wilson,

Child’s Play/Cult of Chucky Panel

October 05, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A06

Wanna Play? Fans of the world’s most demonic doll are in for another blood-spattered treat as Chucky continues his reign of terror behind the locked doors of an…


Don Mancini
Fiona Dourif
Jennifer Tilly
Alex Vincent

CBLDF: State Of Censorship 2017

October 05, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1B03

Get a global look at comics censorship from CBLDF! See how the new political climate is affecting free speech in the U.S., with increased scrutiny at the border…


Charles Brownstein,

The Laugh Button Presents: The Superhero Fantasy Draft 2017

October 05, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 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 members of X-Men would you pit aga…


TBD .,

Anime Anywhere – The Industry Panel

October 05, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A18

OTT (over-the-top) platforms has been the new outlet for anime programming and continues to expand. The panel will feature industry insight and look to what’s u…


Jill Snider,
Azusa Matsuda,
Mario Rodriguez,
Amanda Nanawa,
Sae Song,
Robert Ramirez,

Geek Geek Revolution

October 05, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A24

Geek Geek Revolution is a no-holds-barred geek culture game show featuring science-fiction/fantasy authors competing for the chance to be TOP GEEK. Audience mem…


Brandon T. Snider,
Emmy Laybourne,
Celeste Lim,
Zoraida Córdova,
Mia García,
Scott Meyer,

The Power of Narrative: Iconic Characters and How They Reflect a Dynamic Culture

October 05, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A05

Storytelling may have changed, but the power of narrative and its role in human cultures has remained constant throughout history. This panel looks at the ways …


TBD .,

I Know That Voice: The Series

October 05, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A10

Approaching the 5th anniversary since it’s release, the team behind the Annie Award winning documentary I KNOW THAT VOICE is producing a series based on the fil…


John DiMaggio,

American Gods with Ricky Whittle, Pablo Schreiber, and Yetide Badaki

October 05, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Stars Ricky Whittle (Shadow Moon), Pablo Schrieber (Mad Sweeney) and Yetide Badaki (Bilquis) bring the hit show American Gods to New York Comic Con! Based on Ne…


Ricky Whittle,
Yetide Badaki,
Pablo Schreiber,

The Wonder Women Behind LGBTQ Characters in Comics

October 05, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, 1A02

The New York Times’ LGBTQ and Allies Affinity Network, TimesOUT, presents it’s 6th annual LGBTQ Comic Book Panel, this year focusing on the women who have creat…


Jennie Wood,
Vita Ayala,
Desiree Rodriquez,
Amy Reeder,
Jude Biersdorfer,
Tee Franklin,
Gail Simone,

Content Literacy: Teaching STEM with Comics

October 05, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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 comprehen…


Illya Kowachuk,
Molly Brooks,
Joe Flood,
Adam Kullberg,
Jay Hosler,
Alison Wilgus,

Bringing Images to Life: First Look at Square Enix’s Take on Japanese Manga in VR

October 05, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A21

For many of our fans, Square Enix is synonymous with some of the biggest titles in gaming, but we are also home to some of the most beloved titles in Japanese M…


Kaori Takasue,
Firuze Kiraz,
Matthew Hope,
Elie Setbon,
Hisami Miyamoto,
Kaei Sou,
Issei Koda,

Comic Book Shopping Live

October 05, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A18

Join Collider Video Host Jon Schnepp as he takes you on a live version of his popular series on youtube Comic Book Shopping, with different comic book writers, …


Jon Schnepp,

Celebrate SuperMansion: Drag me to Halloween from Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks

October 05, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A10

In the all-new stop-motion animated Crackle original special “SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween,” premiering Thursday, October 5th on the free streaming networ…


TBD .,

Fashioning Fiction: The Aesthetics of Fantasy Worlds

October 05, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A24

Design is a necessary and often overlooked aspect of world building in science fiction and fantasy worlds. What people wear and how they wear it can say multitu…


Melissa Grey,
Wendy Xu,
Ashley Poston,
Danielle Paige,
Victoria Schwab,
Babs Tarr,
Yissel Ayala,

BOOM! Studios: Discover YOURS

October 05, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A05

There’s something at BOOM! Studios for everyone – if you have a passion, we’ve got a comic book that speaks to it and this is the panel to Discover Your New Obs…


Sean Rubin,
Simon Spurrier,
Greg Pak,
David F. Walker,
Lisa DuBois,
Pamela Ribon
Saladin Ahmed

Super Asian America

October 05, 2017, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM, 1A02

With live-action versions of Death Note and Ghost in the Shell, Hollywood keeps mining Asian culture for inspiration-while sidelining Asian people. At the same …


Greg Pak,
Ellen Oh,
Mynette Louie,
Mike Le,

The Death of Stalin: Exclusive Footage and Interview with Fabien Nury for the IFC Release of the Film Based on Titan Comics Political Thriller

October 05, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A06

IFC Films presents an exclusive screening of footage of THE DEATH OF STALIN, directed by Armando Iannucci, starring Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor. Based on T…


Fabien Nury,
TBD .,

StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Adam Savage

October 05, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Join astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, former MythBusters host and Tested Editor-in-Chief Adam Savage, and friends as they talk about the science and culture …


Neil deGrasse Tyson
Adam Savage

Bethesda & Titan Comics: Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein 2 and Dishonored Panel

October 05, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A21

Take an exclusive look at what’s coming up for Titan and Bethesda featuring the brand-new comics based on the anticipated Bethesda games; Evil Within 2, Wolfens…


andrew james,
Szymon Kudranski,
Piotr Kowalski,
Damien Worm,
Andrea Olimpieri
Dan Watters

In Depth with Tumblr Fandometrics

October 05, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1B03

Tumblr is the home of fandoms and we’re going to dive into why! This panel is all about analyzing what Tumblr truly loves: from TV shows to movies to video game…


Zack Rosenberg,
Amanda Brennan,
Marlene Bonnelly,

Building the Resistance: Activism in Fandom

October 05, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A18

In an increasingly polarized age, fans of all colors have directed their passion to battle the problems experienced by their diverse communities. Hear from fans…


Uraeus .,
Desiree Rodriguez,
Vishavjit Singh,
Keith Chow,

Competing in Cosplay

October 05, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A24

Our panel of award winning cosplayers, judges, and organizers are here to show you all the ins and outs of competitions to help you do your best and have an ama…


Lady Ava,
Canvas Cosplay,
and Myhsa Cosplay,
Luckygrim .,
Pat Covey,

Creating a Career in Animation

October 05, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A10

Join some of the industry’s best-known creatives as they discuss navigating the business. Rebecca Sugar (Creator, Steven Universe), Mike Roth (Co-executive prod…


Rebecca Sugar,
Mike Roth,
Phil Rynda,
Angie Wojak,

Geeking Out on Secret Loves: When Personal Tales Fill the Page

October 05, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A05

The Secret Loves of Geeks is the newest anthology from editor Hope Nicholson about love, sex, and dating with stories from cartoonists and professional geeks wh…


Ivan Salazar,
Ryan Dunlavey,
JP Larocque,
Jen Vaughn,
Hope Nicholson


The World of Philip K. Dick – The Man in the High Castle and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

October 06, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Amazon Prime Video presents a journey into the works of legendary author and sci-fi visionary, Philip K. Dick. This engaging panel, moderated by Deadline Hollyw…


Rufus Sewell
Rupert Evans
Jason O’Mara
Eric Overmyer
Ronald D. Moore
Isa Hackett
Michael Dinner
Liam Cunningham
Dan Percival

Storytelling on the Page for Artists & Writers

October 06, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, 1A02

Two top comic artists work from the same script to demonstrate how to break down a comic book story. Learn how to both write and draw that page from beginning t…


Sean Chen
Tim Seeley
Jerry Ordway
Lawrence Hoffman
Julia Wang
Liam Devine

BBC America Presents: Peter Capaldi Spotlight

October 06, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Peter Capaldi, star of BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who, will head the list of top talent set to attend NYCC. Capaldi, the 12th Doctor, is a Spotlight guest and will jo…


Peter Capaldi,

Behind the Scenes: Designing Comics

October 06, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

How do designers make comics covers and interiors look super-awesome? How do lettering, endpapers, half-titles, and type design work? Come to this panel and fin…


Wendy Chan,
Chad Beckerman,
Andrew Arnold,
Phil Falco,
Abraham Riesman,

Extraordinary Enchantments

October 06, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A24

Epic fantasy’s power to engage, move, and inspire is nothing short of … well … epic! Ali T. Kokmen, Barnes & waxes enthusiastic with Lisa Maxwell …


Tamora Pierce,
S.A. Chakraborty,
Lisa Maxwell,
Katherine Arden,
K. Arsenault Rivera,

Skybound Comics: Storytelling and Creators

October 06, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A18

Join Skybound Entertainment’s Sean Mackiewicz as he is joined by some of Skybound Comics’ top creators and artists working in comics today including Lorenzo Di …


Sean Mackiewicz,
Daniel Warren Johnson,
Donny Cates,
Lorenzo Di Felici,
Dan Panosian

#BlackComicsMonth: Diversity in Comics

October 06, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A21

#BlackComicsMonth presents its 4th annual Diversity in Comics NYCC panel! We’re going to focus on various ways to create your own comics, how to get your work s…


Cameron Glover,
Shauna Grant,
Vita Ayala,
Zora Gilbert,
Fabian LeLay,
Tee Franklin,

World of Capcom

October 06, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A10

This panel will showcase all of Capcom’s upcoming brands and titles. We will feature game information, videos and game features. We will go over our franchises …


Mike Lunn,
Tristan Corbett,
Brett Elston,
Tim Turi,

Keeping Control of your Comic: Copyrights and Contracts for Creators

October 06, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A05

Creating a comic book is a labor of love but make the wrong move and it can become a legal nightmare! In this business, handshake agreements won’t work and misi…


Thomas Crowell,
Connor Corn,
Sheafe Walker,
David Gallaher,
Xander Bradica,

Pacific Rim Uprising

October 06, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

PACIFIC RIM UPRISING director Steven S. DeKnight will be joined by stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Burn Gorman and Cailee Spaeny—as well as moderator Aaron S…


Steven S. DeKnight
John Boyega
Scott Eastwood
Burn Gorman
Cailee Spaeny
Aaron Sagers

LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2

October 06, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A06

Join the team behind the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 videogame – including TT Games head of design Arthur Parsons – for an inside look at this all-new, original …


Arthur Parsons

Hey Arnold!: From Hillwood to the Jungle!

October 06, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Arnold and the gang are back! Fans will rejoice when stars from Nickelodeon’s beloved series Hey Arnold! gather in New York. Original show creator Craig Bartlet…


Lane Toran
Francesca Marie Smith
Anndi McAfee
Olivia Hack
Keely Flaherty

Full Spectrum: Why Color in Comics Matters

October 06, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

One of the most basic traits of a hero, is to fight for humanity and impact the world around them. If the majority of our heroes are all from the same race, her…


TBD .,

Collider Heroes: NYCC Edition!

October 06, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A24

Join the popular comic book panel series on youtube called Collider Heroes, now in its third year of bringing you all the news about the word of comic book movi…


Robert Burnett,
Chris Gore,
Amy Dallen,
Jon Schnepp,
David Griffin,

Illustrated Narrative Embraces and Enhances Non-Fiction I

October 06, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A18

The March trilogy has raised awareness of the viability of illustrated narrative as a format for exceptionally effective non-fiction works, and works addressing…


Iasmin Omar Ata,
Emily Carroll,
Landis Blair,
David Carlson,
Laurie Halse Anderson,

Editors on Editing

October 06, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A02

Talk to actual working editors from major comic book publishers, as they discuss the craft and business of comics publishing. Learn about submissions, professio…


Joe Rybrandt
Warren Simons,
Mike Dolce
Fred Pierce
Grant Shorter
Karyn DeMarco

Mad About MAD

October 06, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 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 and art director Sam Viviano for a ri…


Sam Viviano
John Ficarra

Create-a-Comic LIVE!

October 06, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Family HQ – 1C04

: Help comics creators Amy Chu (Poison Ivy, Red Sonja, Wonder Woman) and Thom Zahler (My Little Pony, Warning Label, Love & Capes) create a three panel comic in…


Amy Chu,
Thom Zahler,

Dragon Ball Super Panel

October 06, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A10

They’re back! Get to know Dragon Ball Super voice actors during a special panel and Q&A session. This year, the epic franchise continues with even more power, n…


Justin Rojas,
Jason Douglas,
Monica Rial,
Sean Schemmel,
Ian Sinclair,

“Crazy” Talk: Mental Health, Pop Culture, and Empowerment

October 06, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

Does mental health represent the next wave of diversity in comics, or is that just “crazy” talk? Psychiatrists Praveen Kambam, M.D., (Broadcast Thought), Jennif…


Praveen Kambam,
Jeff Trexler,
Christy Duan,
Jennifer Yen,

BBC America Presents Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

October 06, 2017, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Join stars Samuel Barnett (Dirk Gently), Elijah Wood (Todd), Hannah Marks (Amanda), Jade Eshete(Farah), Mpho Koaho (Ken), Fiona Dourif (Bart) and creator Max La…


Samuel Barnett
Elijah Wood
Hannah Marks
Jade Eshete
Mpho Koaho
Max Landis

Creator Connection: First Connections

October 06, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A02

Meet your next creative partner in this fun, interactive networking session. Many new comic titles and careers have been launched through this panel. Bring busi…


Danielle Scalera
Nicole Scalera
Matt Balogh
Dominic Sparano
Steven Petrivelli
Nelson DeCastro

The Real True Origins of ComiXology

October 06, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

Every hero has an origin story “ the defining moment where they thrust themselves to greatness¦and so too does comiXology! Join Co-founders David Steinberger an…


John D. Roberts,
Tia Vasiliou,
David Steinberger,
Matt Kolowski,

The End of the World and Questionable Futures

October 06, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A24

The best science fiction novels pull from current events and make readers question Could this terrifying, alternate reality come true? With the resurgence of mo…


Petra Mayer,
C. Robert Cargill,
Lauren Oliver,
D. Nolan Clark,
Paolo Bacigalupi,
Scott Reintgen,

We Need Diverse Books Presents: Spring Awakening – Diversity in Coming-of-Age Comics & Graphic Novels

October 06, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A18

Cartoonists discuss diversity in coming-of-age stories. How do these artists tap into the voices of young protagonists? What compelled them to tell stories that…


Ngozi Ukazu,
Gina Gagliano,
Jorge Aguirre,
Nidhi Chanani,
Molly Ostertag,

MARVEL: House of Ideas

October 06, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A10

Join Marvel’s Agent M, Ryan Penagos, and friends for an ever-thrilling, secret-spilling, straight-chilling panel extravaganza! Participate in live segments for …


Ryan Penagos

Smosh Games Returns to NYCC!

October 06, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A21

With over 7 Million subscribers, Smosh Games is one of the largest comedy/gaming channels on YouTube, and they’re coming to New York Comic Con for the first tim…


Jovenshire .
Mari .
FLitZ .
Wes .
Damien Haas
Boze .
Matt Raub

Why Will Eisner Still Matters at 100

October 06, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

Born in 1917, Will Eisner not only recognized the potential of comics at an early age, but also worked his whole life to help achieve that potential. But can Ei…


Christopher Couch,
Dennis O’Neil,
Michael Uslan,
Danny Fingeroth,
Denis Kitchen,
Paul Levitz,

Rooster Teeth’s RWBY

October 06, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

Rooster Teeth’s global hit western anime series RWBY returns to New York Comic Con, and the cast and crew are here with an exclusive sneak peek at Volume 5. Joi…


Lindsay Jones
Barbara Dunkelman
Kerry Shawcross
Gray G. Haddock
Miles Luna

Science Comics: Live Drawing!

October 06, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Family HQ – 1C04

How does science work? Come find out in comics form as these great authors draw science unfolding before your eyes.


Molly Brooks,
Joe Flood,
John Patrick Green,

Kodansha Comics Presents Celebrate Fairy Tail: Live-Sketch and Q&A with Hiro Mashima

October 06, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Here’s a chance to glimpse in person the creative process behind an iconic manga property. Hiro Mashima, creator of one of the all-time global manga bestsellers…


Hiro Mashima

Marvel Legacy: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

October 06, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A24

Bring the whole spider-family by to the most Amazing panel of all! Join Executive Editor Nick Lowe, Will Sliney (Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider), Dan Slott (Ama…


Chip Zdarsky,
Nick Lowe
Will Sliney
Dan Slott
Robbie Thompson

DC Metal/DC New Age of Heroes

October 06, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A06

The team behind DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, are here to talk about comic’s hottest event!  They are joined by DC NEW AGE OF HEROES contri…


Scott Snyder
Greg Capullo
Steve Orlando
Justin Jordan,

Crossing the Streams: Mashing Up Genres in Genre Fiction

October 06, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1B03

Zombie westerns? Haunted houses in space? Cyberpunk meets high fantasy? What about Swords and sorcery meet superheroes? Mixing genres can be delightful or disas…


Margueritte Bennett,
Ted Naifeh,
Kate Leth,
David Pepose,
Amy Chu,

How Do I Put This On A Resume?

October 06, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A18

Stories demand extraordinary protagonists with very specialized skill sets – but how useful are those skills (in whatever ‘verse) once the conflict is resolved?


Julie Dao,
Rhonda Belleza,
Sasha Alsberg,
F.C. Yee,
Lindsay Cummings,

tbs presents Olan Rogers’ Final Space

October 06, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

A new animated original coming to tbs, FINAL SPACE is a comedic epic sci-fi space opera surrounding a spaceman named Gary who is working off a prison sentence a…


Olan Rogers

Banpresto: World Figure Colosseum

October 06, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A21

BANPRESTO is bringing the popular anime series Dragon Ball and One Piece to the top hobby figure sculptors from around the world! Experience top-quality figures…


Karen Wei,
Norihiko Sakata,
Vampy Bit Me,
Christoper Sabat,
Mike McNamara,
Yuichi Kamura,

Women in Comics: Celebrating Over 100 Years

October 06, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A05

From Nell Brinkley in the early part of this century to the many women of today, comic scholars Karen Green (Columbia University Curator for Comics & Cartoons),…


Amy Chu,
Janice Chiang,
Dr. Sheena Howard,
Karen Green,
Alison Sampson,

Creating Comics with Kids!

October 06, 2017, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM, Family HQ – 1C03

Kids say and think the darndest things and we plan to unleash them! Come hear their ideas and watch them come to life. Audience kids will help guide our panel o…


TBD .,
Jennifer Holm,
Talia Hurwich,
Nathan Hale,
Matthew Holm,
Judd Winick,

Valiant Presents: Harbinger Wars 2

October 06, 2017, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM, 1A02

HARBINGER WARS 2, the top-secret Valiant event of 2018, is just around the corner…and, when it arrives, it will shatter the Valiant Universe as we once knew i…


Warren Simons,
Rafer Roberts,
Eric Heisserer,
Dinesh Shamdasani,
Hunter Gorinson,

AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead

October 06, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

The cast and producers will discuss where the series left off in the mid-season finale and what to look forward to when it returns September 10 9/8c.  Join the …


TBD .,

Lucasfilm Publishing Presents: Tales from a Galaxy, Far, Far Away!

October 06, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A24

Get ready, Jedi! Lucasfilm Publishing presents a roundtable of notable Star Wars writing talent to discuss their upcoming works including: Delilah Dawson, John …


Delilah Dawson
John Jackson Miller
Timothy Zahn
Claudia Gray
Benjamin Acker
Cavan Scott
Michael Siglain

The Vertical Challenge – Hit Western Creators on LINE Webtoon

October 06, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

The vertical Webtoon format dominates in Asia and has been making increasing headway in the U.S. for the past 3 years. As more creators are launching creator-ow…


Fabian Nicieza,
Katie Cook,
Tom Akel,
Doug Pietre,
Sanford Greene,
Colleen Doran,

Lumberjanes: The Hardcore Lady Type Panel

October 06, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A18

BOOM! Studios’ Lumberjanes is one of the biggest success stories in comics – and their biggest adventures yet are coming in 2018! Join co-creator Brooklyn Allen…


Brooklyn Allen,
Gabby Rivera,
Erica Finkel,
Whitney Leopard,
Mariko Tamaki,

VIZ Media Presents: The Legend of Zelda Manga Creators – Akira Himekawa

October 06, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A06

Join us in welcoming the creators behind the hit The Legend of Zelda manga, Akira Himekawa, as they make their first professional appearance on the East Coast a…


Urian Brown,
Mike Montesa,
Akira Himekawa,

SYFY Wire Fangrrls Presents: Badass Women of Sci-Fi

October 06, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A10

The future is female – and it’s already here. Over the last few decades, science fiction has featured an increasingly diverse slate of women in a variety of rol…


TBD .,

Exclusive NYCC First Look: Gotham By Gaslight

October 06, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment continues its annual gift to New York Comic Con fans with a “first look” presentation of the next DC Universe Original Movie – B…


Sam Liu
Jim Krieg

Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men, Live!

October 06, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A05

Confounded by clones? Terrified by time travel? X-Perts Jay Edidin and Miles Stokes make their east-coast debut–along with a panel of guests–in a live episode…


Jay Edidin,
Miles Stokes,

ABC’s Once Upon a Time

October 06, 2017, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

After six seasons, the residents of the enchanted forest enter Season 7 facing their greatest challenge yet as the Evil Queen, Captain Hook and Rumplestiltskin …


Edward Kitsis
Adam Horowitz
Lana Parrilla

Writing God(s): The Creation of Modern Mythologies and Post-Modern Theologies in Comics

October 06, 2017, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, 1A02

Superheroes are Gods.We read stories of their glory and revel. We bear witness to their losses and mourn. We viciously defend the sanctity of their character ag…


Christopher Robichaud,
Simon Spurrier,
Hussein Rashid,
Jason Aaron,

Speak: The Graphic Novel – Laurie Halse Anderson & Emily Carroll

October 06, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1B03

Laurie Halse Anderson is the bestselling author of books for young readers, including the modern classic, Speak, which has received extensive praise and awards …


Jen Doll,
Emily Carroll,
Laurie Halse Anderson,

Classic SF Manga Featuring Akira 35th Anniversary Edition, Ghost in the Shell, & Battle Angel Alita

October 06, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A24

The holy trinity of cyberpunk manga are all back and better than ever, from Kodansha Comics. Be the first ever to see the Akira 35th Anniversary Edition Box Set…


Alejandro Arbona,
Ben Applegate,
Ajani Oloye,

Deleted Scenes

October 06, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A18

Editing a book is no easy feat, especially for the person who wrote that book. Authors Katherine Arden (The Bear and the Nightingale), Peter V. Brett (The Demon…


Sylvain Neuvel,
Katherine Arden,
Tricia Narwani,
Peter V. Brett,
Rob Reid,

Shut Eye Season Two

October 06, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A10

Join Showrunner/Executive Producer John Shiban (Breaking Bad, The X Files) and cast including Jeffrey Donovan, KaDee Strickland, Isabella Rosselinni, David Zaya…


John Shiban
Jeffrey Donovan
KaDee Strickland
Isabella Rosselinni
David Zayas
Angus Sampson
Susan Misner

Geeks of Color, 5th Edition: Getting in the Door

October 06, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A05

Geeks of Color is the premiere NYCC panel on diverse career-building in comics, book publishing, gaming, animation, and film/TV. Learn the business from award-w…


Diana Pho,
Shawn Alexander Allen,
Ethan Young,
Michael HaspilDr. Tony Medina,
Cerece Rennie Murphy,


October 06, 2017, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM, 1A02

You’ve heard the rumors about the new IDW office in Portland… Here’s your first chance to get the full scoop on IDW:PDX, and their maiden publication, FULL BL…


Dirk Wood,
Ted Adams

The Orville

October 06, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Join Emmy Award-winning executive producer Seth MacFarlane along with Adrianne Palicki and executive producers David A. Goodman and Brannon Braga for an extende…


Seth MacFarlane
Adrianne Palicki
David A. Goodman
Brannon Braga

DC Doomsday Clock

October 06, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Superstar writer and DC President & Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns returns to New York for an in-depth discussion on the must-read series coming this fall—…


Geoff Johns

Marvel Legacy: X-Men

October 06, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A24

Welcome to the X-Men panel…hope you survive the experience! The X-Men have been catapulted back to the forefront of the Marvel Universe, and there’s still more …


Axel Alonso
Ed Brisson
Charles Soule,
Matthew Rosenberg

Sexy Cosplay! Celebrating and Empowering Sexy Costumes and Creating Safe Spaces

October 06, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1B03

One of the images that usually pops up when people think of cosplay is scantily clad women doing sexy cosplay. Public perception of these risqué outfits can dim…


Tony Ray,
Juniper Jackson,
Starust Megu,
Patrick J. Diamond,
Jarvis White,
MicroKitty Cosplay,

Queer Pop Culture Presented by New York TimesOUT

October 06, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A18

The New York Times’ LGBTQ and Allies Affinity Network, TimesOUT, presents it’s 6th annual LGBTQ Comic Book Panel, this year focusing on the women who have creat…


Anthony Grillo,
Pearl Love,
Jude Biersdorfer,
Heather Hogan,
James Reese,
David Barclay Moore,
Baltimore Russell,

Hulu and Seth Rogen’s Future Man

October 06, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A10

World premiere screening of Hulu’s upcoming outrageous and visually bold action comedy, Future Man, about a janitor by day/gamer by night who is recruited by my…


Josh Hutcherson
Eliza Coupe
Derek Wilson
Haley Joel Osment
Kyle Hunter
Ariel Shaffir
Ben Karlin

Image Comics: The Future of Genre

October 06, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A21

What kind of comics are you into? Are you a horror fiend? A crime fan? On the hook for sci-fi? Comics are perfectly suited to tell all types of stories. Come li…


Amy Reeder,
david brothers,
Charles Soule,
Wes Craig,
Donny Cates,

Anime for Feminists

October 06, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A05

We love anime, but often times problematic tropes, fan service, and questionable storylines get our feminist senses a-tingling. What happens when a series we lo…


Jenny McKeon,
Marissa Lieberman,
Valerie Acklin,
Nola Thacker,
Lisa Zuena,
Jessikah Chautin,

Family Guy

October 06, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

A New York Comic Con first!  Join your favorite animated family, “The Griffins,” for a very special Friday evening experience at The Hammerstein Ballroom.  Seth…


Seth MacFarlane
Alex Borstein
Seth Green
Mike Henry
Rich Appel
Alec Sulkin

SuperheroIRL! End Bullying

October 06, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, 1A02

Captain America knocked out Hitler — and we are SuperheroIRL, knocking out bullying, racism, misogyny, LGBTQIA-bullying & cyberbullying! Join celebs TBA & expe…


Christian Picciolini,
TBD .,
Cinde Monsam,
Dr. Janina Scarlet,
Chase Masterson,

Hulu and Marvel Television Present Marvel’s Runaways

October 06, 2017, 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Marvel’s Runaways makes a fresh landing in New York as Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, joins the stellar cast and executive producers Josh Schwartz and St…


Josh Schwartz
Stephanie Savage
Jeph Loeb

Heroes of Diversity

October 06, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1B03

Public Pop Culture figures from minority groups who overcame adversity, disability, and or prejudice to find success in their chosen fields.


Matthew Levine,
Jay Justice,

Artists Who Write: The Art and Craft of Comics

October 06, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A24

Whether it’s a murder mystery, a superhero adventure, or a new take on history, creators put a lot of thought into the sequential art that drives stories told i…


Dustin Nelson,
Dave Gibbons,
Frank Miller,
Joelle Jones,
Kristen Gudsnuk,

Comicstorian and ComicsExplained LIVE

October 06, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A18

Join Comicstorian and Comicsexplained as they try to stump each other on Comic Book and Movie Knowledge and you as well. Followed swiftly by a Q and A period wh…


Comicsexplained .
Comicstorian .

Diamond Select Toys: The Best of All Worlds!

October 06, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A05

With over 30 pop-culture properties in their arsenal, DST is putting out some of the most exciting collectibles on the market today. From Kingdom Hearts to Just…


Zach Oat,
Chuck Terceira
Eli Livingston
Jean St. Jean

CollegeHumor Presents: Um Actually LIVE

October 06, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A21

Join the folks from CollegeHumor for a very special New York Comic-Con edition of Um, Actually: LIVE, the game show where nerdy comedians get the chance to prov…


Mike Trapp,

Cyanide & Happiness Waste Your Time

October 06, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A10

Cyanide & Happiness, known for their robust jawlines and powerful musk, are back to screen some exclusive animated shorts, answer your burning questions, and po…


Rob DenBleyker,
Rob DenBleyker,

The Future of Comics in New Realities

October 06, 2017, 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM, 1A02

Creative minds from comics, entertainment, and technology join this discussion on the future ofcomics in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. T…


Marcie Jastrow,
Ben Wolstenholme,
Matt Hooper,
Andy Lanning,
Dave Gibbons,
Ted Schilowitz,

SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL Season 3 Eps. 27 & 28 (Dub Premiere)

October 06, 2017, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM, 1A24

Based on the legendary manga by Naoko Takuechi, SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL retells the story of Sailor Moon and her fellow Sailor Guardians as they protect planet Eart…


TBD .,

Wet Hot American Summer: Fantasy Camp RPG

October 06, 2017, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM, 1A18

NYCC will take you higher and higher with an exhibition game of Fantasy Camp, the official Wet Hot American Summer role playing game. Based on the cult comedy f…


Katie Hartman,
Branson Reese,
Myq Kaplan,
Wanjiko Eke,
Asterios Kokkinos,


The Tick

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A06

Get ready, Citizens! The Tick has arrived at New York Comic Con. In a world where heroes of the super variety have been real for decades, and a menacing super v…


Ben Edlund
Peter Serafinowicz
Griffin Newman
Jackie Earle Haley
Valorie Curry
Brendan Hines
Yara Martinez
Scott Speiser
Michael Cerveris

DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender, a Netflix Original Series

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

With Shiro back at the Castleship, Keith makes a choice that causes a rift between him and Team Voltron. As Allura and team focus on building the Voltron Coalit…


Joaquim Dos Santos
Lauren Montgomery
AJ LoCascio
Josh Keaton

Kodansha Comics Presents Celebrate Fairy Tail: A Chat with Hiro Mashima

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

With Fairy Tail, one of the most popular manga properties in the world, nearing the end of its historic run, it’s the perfect time to celebrate and reflect in p…


Hiro Mashima

Harvey Kurtzman’s Marley’s Ghost Behind the Scenes

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1B03

Come celebrate the legacy of the legendary Harvey Kurtzman (MAD Magazine) and get a sneak peek inside the comiXology Originals title Marley’s Ghost – a posthumo…


Denis Kitchen,
John Lind
Josh O’Neill,
Gideon Kendall
Shannon Wheeler
Nellie Kurtzman
Calvin Reid
Chip Mosher

Advanced Cosplay Q&A

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A24

The Cosplay And Photography Expo presents experts in cosplay, including last year’s NYCC champion. They will field the toughest questions cosplayers can throw a…


Lucky Grim Creative,
Rodney Brown,
BelleChere .,
Xuphious .,
Lodiam Cosplay,

Illustrated Narrative Embraces and Enhances Non-Fiction II

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A18

The March trilogy has raised awareness of the viability of illustrated narrative as a format for exceptionally effective non-fiction works. So much so that ther…


Petra Mayer,
Abby Howard,
Maggie Thrash,
Adam J. Kurtz,
Jonathan Hennessey,
Hope Nicholson,

Dynamite Presents 45 Years of Seeing Red: Celebrate Red Sonja’s History and Her Battle for Female Empowerment in Comics

October 07, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A02

Robert E. Howard’s She-Devil with a Sword, the classic sorcery heroine Red Sonja, made her comic book debut in 1973’2 Conan the Barbarian #23 by Roy Thomas and …


Gail Simone,
Amy Chu,
Larry Hama,
Louise Simonson,
Janice Chaing,
Janie Mackenzie,

Marvel Legacy: Avengers

October 07, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A21

Earth’s Mightiest Fans, Assemble! At this marvelous panel, be the first to hear the latest news about the Avengers, as well as their allies and enemies! A super…


Tom Brevoort
Michele Bandini
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Al Ewing
Nick Spencer
Margaret Stohl

Ninjak Vs The Valiant Universe – Screening & Cast Q&A

October 07, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A10

Valiant Entertainment, the most acclaimed publisher in comics today, and Bat in the Sun Productions, the team behind the YouTube sensation Super Power Beat Down…


Aaron Schoenke,
Sean Schoenke,
Hunter Gorinson,
Josh Johns
Dinesh Shamdasani,

REPRESENT: The Rise of Characters of Color in Sci-Fi Film and TV

October 07, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, 1A05

This panel will explore the growing number of strong, memorable characters who happen to be people of color in the world of sci-fi entertainment media.Diversity…


Celia Peters,
Rick Worthy,
Gabby Rivera,
Jeff Barnaby,
Ytasha Womack,
M. Asli Dukan,
Jennifer Phang,

Vertigo/DC’s Young Animal

October 07, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A24

Comics For Dangerous Humans and comics’ most innovative imprint are here to melt our brains at NYCC!  Come witness the next stage in the (r)evolution of Vertigo…


Joshua WIliamson
Riley Rossmo
Si Spurrier,
Magdalene Visaggio
Tim Seeley

An Introduction to Berger Books

October 07, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1B03

Strange realities, true fictions, dark secrets, and monsters of a different kind. And that’s just for starters. Join Karen Berger (founding Vertigo editor), A…


Karen Berger,
Ann Nocenti,
Dave Gibbons,
Joel Rose,
Richard Bruning,
Anthony Bourdain

Making Ships Set Sail: Fandom & Relationships

October 07, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A18

Fandoms are EVERYTHING to us; they’re a space for fans to explore the fictional worlds they wish they could visit, and for them to fall even further in love wit…


Christina Henry,
Cecil Castellucci,
Tessa Bailey,
Delilah S. Dawson,
Jon Scieszka,

Oni Press: 20th Anniversary

October 07, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A02

Oni Press is counting down to its 20th Anniversary celebration happening throughout 2018! Join Publisher James Lucas Jones and a panel of creators for insights …


Ted Naifeh,
James Lucas Jones,
Ananth Hirsh,
Yuko Ota,
Sarah Graley,
Yehudi Mercado,

Sons of Anarchy with Ryan Hurst and Theo Rossi

October 07, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A10

Stars Ryan Hurst (Opie Winston) and Theo Rossi (Juice Ortiz) join forces at New York Comic Con to discuss their time spent on the award-winning drama Sons of An…


Ryan Hurst,
Theo Rossi,

STARZ Original Series Ash vs Evil Dead

October 07, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Bruce Campbell (executive producer/Ash), Ray Santiago (Pablo), Dana DeLorenzo (Dana), and Arielle Carver-O’Neill (Brandy) discuss the hit series, preview what’s…


Bruce Campbell
Ray Santiago
Arielle Carver-O’Neill
Dana DeLorenzo

Intro to Spells for Young Witches and Wizards

October 07, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, Family HQ – 1C04

Our magic instructors will teach introductory lessons in spells to prepare students before they get their magic school letters or to help improve their marks at…


Ana Gondring,
Jennifer Drucker,
Jonathon Rosenthal,
Christine Evans,
Cheryl Nelson,
Clay Dockery,

Headlocked: Wrestling and Comics Collide!

October 07, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A21

Discover the groundbreaking comic that’s taken the wrestling world by storm! Headlocked is out to change the way you look at wrestling by using actual wrestlers…


Mike Johnson,
Michael Kingston,
Jill Thompson,
Jerry Lawler,
Ed McGuiness,

Surviving as Womyn and Non-Binary People of Colour With Mental Illness in Cosplay

October 07, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM, 1A05

Being a person of color in the cosplay community has its challenges for many, especially already marginalized groups dealing with mental illness. We discuss the…


Harley LoveGood,
The Goddess,
Queerly Femmetastic Cosplay,
Cleopatra From the Bronx,
Melicious Cosplay,

An Hour with Adam Savage

October 07, 2017, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Since MythBusters ceased filming two years ago, Adam Savage has been quite busy. He’s logged almost 175,000 flight miles and visited and filmed on the sets of m…


Adam Savage

DC Spotlight on Batman

October 07, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A06

The family of Batman comics couldn’t be any hotter! Join the best talent behind your favorite Dark Knight tales for an exclusive look at what’s in store for the…


Scott Snyder
James Tynion IV
Sean Gordon Murphy
Cully Hamner
Tom King
Tony Patrick

Let’s Not Make This Weird: A Friendship Workshop

October 07, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1B03

Feeling awkward and lonesome? Or maybe you just want to meet some new people! Let’s make some frickin’ friends. Join Jenn and Trin (Cards Against Humanity, Frie…


Trin Garritano,
Jenn Bane,
Spike Trotman,
Sam Maggs,
Maya Coleman,

Is it Dark in Here or is it Just My Book?

October 07, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A24

Humor has no place in dark fiction, right? WRONG. Writing can be dark, gruesome, and weird, and produce something completely unpredictable and startlingly humor…


Libba Bray,
Grady Hendrix,
Danielle Vega,
Joe Hill,
M.T. Anderson,

Black Heroes Matter

October 07, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A18

The need to champion Black culture remains as relevant as it was last year, when Black Heroes Matter, a movement for Independent Black Comics, was born. Come to…


Carl Varnado,
David Walker,
Ryan Benjamin,
Brother Uraeus,
Faith Cheltenham,

Comics for Causes: Planned Parenthood & ComicMix

October 07, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A02

Activism in comics has been a growing trend over the past few years and the current political climate has created an immense need to champion causes. With that …


Molly Jackson,
Martha Thomases,
Rachel Pollack,
Tee Franklin,
Sheilah VIllari,
Joe Corallo,

The Comic Book Elements of Avatar and Korra

October 07, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A21

Dark Horse and Nickelodeon are excited to treat fans to a panel worthy of Aang himself! Join the creative team behind The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars and other s…


TBD .,

The Official Weekly Shonen Jump Panel

October 07, 2017, 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 …


Andy Nakatani,
Hisashi Sasaki,
Urian Brown,
TBD .,

Unholy Children’s Book Massacre II: Army of Dorkness

October 07, 2017, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, 1A05

It’s baaaaaack! Time for another round of spooky stories, and there’s nothing scarier than having… your childhood ruined! Gather around the campfire (a HAUNTE…


Branson Reese,
Geoffrey Golden,
Frank Conniff,
Amanda Meadows,
Zachary Auburn,
Asterios Kokkinos,

SYFY Panel Block: Happy! & The Magicians

October 07, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

HAPPY! 2:00PM – 3:30PM Get in on the exclusive first-ever screening of Happy!, based on the New York Times bestselling graphic novel from Grant Morrison and Dar…


Christopher Meloni
Grant Morrison
Brian Taylor
Patrick MacManus
TBD .,

Marvel Television Presents: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

October 07, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

Join Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, in celebrating Season Five of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., with the entire cast and executive producers as they c…


Jeph Loeb

Comics: Feeding Your Kid’s Inner Mad Scientist with Creatures, Blueprints, and Brews to Make Their Minds Curdle!!!

October 07, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Family HQ – 1C04

Kids’ comics breaking the science barrier! From a day in pond-scum school to the jaws of great whites and monsters of the deep, to robots and space travel, to l…


Jacob Chabot,
Jennifer Holm,
Talia Hurwich,
Joe Flood,
Meryl Jaffe,
Matthew Holm,

Twisted Toonz

October 07, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Twisted Toonz makes its long overdue debut at New York Comic Con! You do NOT want to miss this famous live script reading of a movie you know read in a hysteric…


Troy Baker,
Jess Harnell,
Jim Cummings,
Tress MacNeille,
Nolan North,
Rob Paulsen,

Telling Stories with Patrick Rothfuss, Jonathan Coulton & Friends

October 07, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A10

Bestselling author Patrick Rothfuss, singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton, comedy/music duo Paul and Storm and special guests discuss their strategies for storyte…


Jonathan Coulton,
Storm DiCostanzo,
Paul Sabourin,
Patrick Rothfuss,
Maureen Johnson

The Official HERO HAIR Cosplay Wig Panel

October 07, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 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 entertainme…


Scarlett Jaye,
Victoria Vasquez Ikerd-Schreiter,
Travis Cowsill,
Dan Hiesey,
Erin Kennedy Lunsford,
Cate Broomhead,

It Devours! The Writers of Welcome to Night Vale Discuss Science, Faith, Romance, and the Toothy Power of The Smiling God

October 07, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A24

NYCC welcomes Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast, to discuss their page-turning new novel It Devours! …


Jeffrey Cranor,
Joseph Fink,

Archie Comics: Riverdale Revealed

October 07, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A18

Just in time for the new THE ARCHIES and JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER comic launches and the debut of Riverdale Season 2, this panel has it all! Get exclusive news on up…


Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa,
Dan Parent,
Mike Pellerito,
Jamie Rotante,
Alex Segura,
Jon Goldwater,

The Future is LGBTQ

October 07, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A02

BOOM! Studios & GLAAD are proud to assemble a diverse group of talent from the world of entertainment including Gabby Rivera (Marvel’s America), Steve Orlando (…


Brooklyn Allen,
Megan Townsend,
Gabby Rivera,
Shadi Petosky,
Abe Riesman,
Steve Orlando
James Tynion IV
Mariko Tamaki,

The Business of Geek Fashion

October 07, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 1A21

Are you curious about how the latest Star Trek fashion line was made or how companies decide which licenses to work with? This panel will offer an inside look a…


Ed Labay,
Ashley Eckstein,
Allison Cimino,
Lisa Granshaw,
Jaimie Cordero,

Titmouse, Inc. – We Make Cartoons!

October 07, 2017, 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 show…


Chris Prynoski,
Christy Karacas,
Kayla Reid,
Mike Carlo,
Brian Muelhaupt,
Ben Kalina,

Creation Station: Cartooning Workshop

October 07, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Family HQ – 1C04

Our focus is to introduce young artists to cartooning through their own original drawings. We will teach basic anatomy and cartoon layouts. We will work with yo…


Edward Mouzon,
Darryl Mouzon,

Star Trek: Discovery

October 07, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

This fall on CBS All Access, Star Trek: Discovery follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, while learning t…


TBD .,

Celebrating 100 Years of Jack Kirby: The King’s New York

October 07, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A02

Throughout 50+ years of Marvel Comics, one of the most important characters to grace its pages has been the city of New York itself. Someone who realized this, …


Greg Young

PW Presents: The European Comics Invasion

October 07, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1B03

It’s our annual look at the European cartoonists scene – and with more and more European comics finding a US audience the time has never been better.This year w…


Fabrice Nury,
TBD .,
Zep .,
Heidi MacDonald,

Image Comics: The Future of Fantasy

October 07, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A24

Fantasy has long been a genre where we discuss our deepest fears, express our quietest hopes, or even just enjoy a rollicking story of swords and magic. Justin …


david brothers,
Meredith Finch,
W Maxwell Prince,
Sebastian Girner,
Justin Jordan,

Pierce Brown Spotlight

October 07, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A18

Pierce Brown discusses his #1 New York Times bestselling Red Rising series, including the upcoming book Iron Gold, with Del Rey editorial director Tricia Narwan…


Pierce Brown,
Tricia Narwani,

Universal Television’s New NBC Series Reverie Pilot Screening and Panel

October 07, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A10

“Reverie” is a grounded new thriller that follows Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who is now a college profess…


TBD .,

Psych Reunion and Movie Sneak Peek

October 07, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Hey Psych-Os! It’s been three years since the Psych series finale left fans begging for more. Well guess what… the wait is almost over. Join Psych cast members …


James Roday
Kirsten Nelson
Corbin Bernsen
Maggie Lawson
Chris Henze
Steve Franks

Collider Movie Talk

October 07, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A21

The cast & crew of the hit daily online program Movie Talk will be live in New York City to discuss all the latest breaking news in the world of cinematic intri…


Jon Schnepp,
Ken Napzok,
Mark Ellis,
Clarke Wolfe,
David Griffin,
Mark Reilly,

Women of Color Break Out the Books: Professionals in the Biz

October 07, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM, 1A05

The face of publishing is changing, with professional women of color being more of a force than ever. But what is it really like working in publishing? A fresh …


Diana Pho,
Jes NegrónEbony LaDelle,
Regina Flath,
K. Rivera Arsenault,

Archer: Danger Island – Screening and Q&A

October 07, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Archer is FXX’s Emmy® Award-winning, animated, half-hour comedy, known for rebooting itself year after year. The upcoming ninth season centers on the semi-funct…


H. Jon Benjamin
Aisha Tyler
Jessica Walter
Chris Parnell
Amber Nash
Lucky Yates
Adam Reed
Casey Willis
Matt Thompson

DC Master Class

October 07, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A24

The DC MASTER CLASS is in session!  Comics’ elite, cream-of-the-crop artists Tony Daniel, Andy Kubert, Jim Lee, Frank Miller, John Romita Jr and surprise guests…


Andy Kubert
Jim Lee
Frank Miller,
John Romita, Jr.

Netflix Presents Marvel’s The Punisher

October 07, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

Join Jon Bernthal and the cast of Netflix’s hotly-anticipated original series, Marvel’s The Punisher, for a must-see panel and exclusive first look at the upcom…


Jeph Loeb
Steve Lightfoot
Jim Chory

The Romance Revolution

October 07, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1B03

When it comes to comics, for the past 30+ years the theme has been Romance IS DEAD, but over the past few years digital comics have lead a new renaissance of ro…


QuimcheeVivian Lin,
Thom Zahler,
Tom Akel,
Kaitlyn Narvaza,
Monica Gallagher,

The New Classics of SF/F

October 07, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A18

Ann Leckie and N.K. Jemisin are two of the most acclaimed authors of science fiction and fantasy currently working, both having set records with their Hugo Awar…


Ann Leckie and N.K. Jemisin,

How (and Why) To Create Disabled Characters

October 07, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 1A02

Disability is a superpower. Think of Professor X and his wheelchair. Daredevil without sight. Disability gives characters an advantage, because they interact wi…


Patrick Cokley,
and Mike Mort,
Rebecca Cokley,
Diana Theobald,
Day Al-Mohamed,

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

October 07, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A06

Amazon Prime Video invites you to this can’t-miss panel for one of the most anticipated series of 2018, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Join Showrunner and Executive Pr…


Carlton Cuse
John Krasinski
Wendell Pierce
Abbie Cornish

Mythbusters LIVE

October 07, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A21

Join Brian Louden and Jon Lung, the newly crowned MYTHBUSTERS, for the first time at NYCC! They will unveil exclusive clips and share behind-the-scenes stories …


Brian Louden,
Rhett Allain,
Jon Lung,
Rob Hammersley,
John Luscombe,
Wyatt Channell,

Crunchyroll Industry Panel

October 07, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A10

Hear about all the latest and greatest anime & manga coming out of Crunchyroll straight from the source. Prizes given out during panel and a special gift for al…


TBD .,
Adam Sheehan,

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: The Force Doth Awaken Live!

October 07, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 1A05

Experience The Force Awakens as a Shakespeare play, complete with Elizabethan verse, Shakespearian monologues, and theatrical stage directions! Star Wars™ narra…


Marc Thompson,
Jonathan Davis,
Sean Kenin,
Jessica Almasy,

NYCC Charity Art Auction

October 07, 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, 1A18

You Can Make A Difference! Please join us Saturday, October 7 for the Sixth Annual NYCC Charity Art Auction to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital…


TBD .,

Let’s Talk About Our Problematic Faves: Marginalized Fans & the Media

October 07, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1B03

Queer & POC industry insiders on critiquing the media they love (or don’t). Where does the convo go when identities intersect? We tackle hard questions on white…


Diana Pho,
Shoshana Kessock,
Karuna Riazi,
Mark Oshiro,
Lara Elena Donnelly,
Terence Taylor,

Judge Dredd: Supercop or Satire?

October 07, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A24

He’s the hardline cop bringing justice to the mean futuristic streets of Mega-City One but is Judge Dredd a hero or a villain? Is he a law enforcement role-mode…


Rosie Knight,
Kelly Kanayama,
Rob Williams,
Alex de Campi,
Ulises Farinas,

IDW Publishing: Stars of 2018

October 07, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 1A02

What does IDW have planned for 2018 and beyond? Here’s your first chance to find out! Join IDW CCO Chris Ryall, Group Editor Sarah Gaydos, and Editor Joe Hughes…


Sarah gaydos,
Joe Hughes,
Chris Ryall,

Hip-Hop & Comics: Cultures Combining

October 07, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A21

Hip-Hop and comics specialize in creating new worlds of imagination from existing elements, and share many influences and inspirations “ rappers and graffiti ar…


Patrick Reed,
TBD .,

Draw your Imagination with Kim Jung Gi

October 07, 2017, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM, 1A02

Take this amazing chance to learn how to draw your imagination on white paper with a black pen. You will realize that you do not need fancy equipment to draw yo…


Jung Gi Kim,
Translator: Han Soo Kim,

AMC’s The Walking Dead

October 07, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, The Theater at Madison Square Garden

Join ‘The Walking Dead’ cast and executive producers for a panel where they will discuss the season 7 finale and share a sneak peek into season 8, premiering Oc…


TBD .,

The Invisible Latinx

October 07, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1B03

Latinx representation has gained growing mainstream attention with the increased popularity of America Chavez and Lin-Manuel Miranda. TV, comics, and film have …


Anthony Otero,
Reign .,
Desiree Rodriguez,
Alexis Sanchez,
Leo Faierman,
Catrina Dennis,
Gabby Rivera,

Doctor Who and Torchwood Comics

October 07, 2017, 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM, 1A24

An unmissable comic book panel packed with exclusive reveals, never-before-seen art previews and special announcements! Get your fix of all things Whovian from …


george mann,
rachael stott,
alice x zhang,
andrew james,
paul cornell,
cavan scott,

Netflix Presents Black Mirror

October 07, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A06

Netflix presents a conversation with the brilliant minds behind Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. Join these creative forces for a deep dive and …


Charlie Brooker
Annabel Jones

NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay Presented by Singer

October 07, 2017, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

The NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay returns Saturday, October 7, 2017 to the Big Apple as the largest and most prestigious costume contest on the East Coa…


TBD .,

Funimation Peep Show [18+]

October 07, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A21

Guaranteed to be a good time that’s oh so NSFW. Join host Cookie Stratford for some jiggly clips and trailers from some of the hottest Funimation titles. Don’t …


Cookie Stratford,

Sea of Thieves: A New Kind of Multiplayer Experience

October 07, 2017, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 1A05

Sea of Thieves, the upcoming shared-world pirate adventure from Rare and Microsoft Studios, is set to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment, allowing p…


Joe Neate,
Christina Parker,
Adam Park,
Shelley Preston,
Mike Chapman,
Peter Hentze,

JOJO’S Bizarre Adventure – Stardust Cursaders Eps. 1 – 2 (Dub)

October 07, 2017, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM, 1A02

An action-packed, multi-generational adventure, based on the bestselling manga series created by Hirohiko Araki! A fiendish villain once thought to be dead has …


TBD .,


World Premiere of Batman vs. Two Face

October 08, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Be amongst the first audience to see Batman vs. Two-Face, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2016 hit animated film Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. Bat…


William Shatner,
Burt Ward
James Tucker
Michael Jelenic
Rick Morales
Damian Holbrook,

Advice to Young Writers and Illustrators

October 08, 2017, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, 1B03

Are you an aspiring writer and/or illustrator? This is the panel for you. Come listen to four great comics creators talk about how they got their start in the i…


Scott Westerfeld,
Emily Carroll,
Kelly Gallucci,
Nidhi Chanani,
Nick Abadzis,

Reinventing Horror: What’s Next in Film and Comics!

October 08, 2017, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, 1A21

M. L. Miller continues a decade long convention tradition of gathering a group of talented horror filmmakers & comic creators to discuss & dissect the horrors t…


Justin Jordan,
Cullen Bunn,
Brian Level,
Mark Miller,
Matteo Pizzolo,

War of the Words: Battles in Fiction

October 08, 2017, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, 1A18

Battle strategy isn’t just for military leaders “ for writers, it’s also pivotal to providing readers with an involving and suspenseful interaction on the page,…


Jack Campbell,
Emmy Laybourne,
Myke Cole,
Nathan Garrison,
Patrick Rothfuss,

Kicking Ass, Taking Names: Women of Color in Comics

October 08, 2017, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, 1A05

From Misty Knight to Ms. Marvel, women of color have rocked the comics world for decades. Yet representation both on the page and in the bullpen continues to be…


Vita Ayala,
Desiree Rodriguez,
Amy Chu,
Dr. Sheena Howard,
Janice Chiang,

Marvel Animation Presents

October 08, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A06

Cort Lane (Marvel’s SVP Animation & Family Entertainment) and a super team-up of Marvel talent share surprise reveals and announcements on Marvel’s biggest anim…


Cort Lane

DC Universe

October 08, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A24

The DC Universe is what everyone who’s anyone is talking about.  The universe has been restored with hope and optimism, engaging storylines and dynamic characte…


TBD .,

Deception Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screening and Q&A

October 08, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 1A10

From Chuck co-creator Chris Fedak, the Blindspot creative team of Martin Gero, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, Emmy®-winning director David Nutter (Game of T…


TBD .,

Start Reading Comics! Handpicked Comics Recommendations

October 08, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1B03

Want to sample new titles? Looking to binge read some classics? It’s easier than ever with comiXology Unlimited” the subscription service that allows you to exp…


TBD .,
Tia Vasiliou,
Ivan Salazar,
Matt Kolowski,

Minecraft Books

October 08, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1A21

Bestselling author Max Brooks (World War Z), Lydia Winters (Mojang Brand Director), and editor Sarah Peed (Del Rey Books) discuss Minecraft’s first official nov…


Lydia Winters,
Max Brooks,
Sarah Peed,

Geeky YA FTW: Stories of Cons, Cosplay and Crushes

October 08, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1A18

Whether it’s obsessing over finding the perfect chafe-free Spidey costume or the Han to your Leia, teen geek life is rife with complications–be they of the fan…


Danika Stone,
Brian Katcher,
Lily Anderson,
Kristin Hackett,
Sarvenaz Tash,
Laurent Linn,

Queers For Fears – Understanding LGBTQ Villiany and Who’s Doing it Right

October 08, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, 1A05

Villainy, like gender, is a spectrum. This panel will gather writers, artists, and creators to talk about what makes a villain stick, and what makes a queer one…


Joey Stern,
Phil Jimenez,
Aimee Fleck,
Max Wittert,
Nicole Gitau,
Amber Garza,

Bravest Warriors and Bee and PuppyCat from Cartoon Hangover on VRV

October 08, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, 1A24

Bravest Warriors and Bee and PuppyCat are two unique cartoon shows only available on Cartoon Hangover Select on VRV. Catch up with exclusive news and clips from…


Nicky Fung,
Nate Olson,
Cade Hiser,
Fred Seibert,
Alyssa Levenberg,
Adrian Apolonio,

The First Official Sonic the Hedgehog/IDW Town Hall

October 08, 2017, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, 1A02

At SDCC, IDW announced they were taking over the Sonic the Hedgehog comic license. The comic isn’t being released til 2018 but this is the visit official chance…


Joe Hughes,
Chris Ryall,

The X-Files

October 08, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

Following the explosive events of 2016’s stunning finale, Chris Carter, David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, and Mitch Pileggi will delight fans when they premiere…


Chris Carter
David Duchovny
Gillian Anderson
Mitch Pileggi

The Non-Compliant Geek’s Guide to Self Care

October 08, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1B03

Through our engagement with comics, sci-fi, and fantasy, members of the geek community have become experts at re-imagining the world around us. We have the skil…


Donyae Coles,
Larisa Garski,
Jess Welch,
Justine Mastin,

A Fantastic Assortment of Fantasy

October 08, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1A18

Fantasy is large: it contains not only multitudes of story settings and protagonists, but also formats. Go beyond the medieval European fireside tale retellin…


Max Brallier,
Emily Asher-Perrin,
Tomi Adeyemi,
Nidhi Chanani,
Daniel Jose Older,
Molly Ostertag,
Armand Baltazar

Calling all Fandoms: A Sneak Peek at the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy coming up from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads

October 08, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1A05

Fandoms are what unite us and bring us together for NYCC every year. So whether you’re looking to find fellow book-lovers to geek out over your favorite stories…


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CollegeHumor Presents: Drawfee LIVE

October 08, 2017, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, 1A21

Join CollegeHumor illustrators Caldwell Tanner and Nathan Yaffe for a live version of Drawfee, the popular YouTube improvised art show. This comedy-drawing expe…


Caldwell Tanner
Nathan Yaffe

MARVEL: True Believers*

October 08, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A10

Join Executive Editor Nick Lowe, Greg Pak (Incredible Hulk), Gabby Rivera (America), and Jim Zub (Uncanny Avengers) for a private panel discussion of what’s hap…


Nick Lowe
Greg Pak,
Gabby Rivera,
Jim Zub

Celebrate 25 Years of Mortal Kombat

October 08, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A24

Join us to celebrate 25 years of Mortal Kombat! From the release of the original Mortal Kombat in 1992, to the most recent Mortal Kombat X, the franchise contin…


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Funimation Favorites

October 08, 2017, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 1A06

Join Funimation staff as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What’s your Funimation favorite?


Justin Rojas,
Lauren Moore,
Tara McKinney,

Warner Bros. Television Takeover

October 08, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:45 PM, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Join stars and producers from Warner Bros. Television series, including Blindspot, Castle Rock and Gotham for exclusive footage and Q&As at the Hammerstein Ball…


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Afropunks & Blerds: The Black Nerd Renaissance, Part 2

October 08, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 1A02

The Afropunks and Blerds are back with a vengeance! Last year we took NYCC by storm, and this year we’re returning to talk about visibility and representation i…


Karama Horne,
Regine Sawyer,
Corey Glover,
David F. Walker,
Tim Fielder,
Vernon Reid,

NYC Ghostbusters Present: Slime Time Live!

October 08, 2017, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM, Family HQ – 1C03

The New York City Ghostbusters are a cosplay, children’s education, fan-based organization that uses our love of the Ghostbusters movie franchise to promote lea…


Erin Church,
Christopher Beaumont,
Christopher Sorrentino,
Dan Hoffman,
and Chris OB,

New & Noteworthy Titles from IDW Books and Top Shelf

October 08, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 1A18

Take a closer look at fall releases and hear the first details of Spring 2018 titles in this comprehensive panel featuring titles and creators from both Top She…


Justin Eisinger
Leigh Walton

Nice Jewish Fangirls Presents: Jewing Fandom Right

October 08, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 1B03

Was Abraham the first fanboy? Is Superman really Jewish? Are matchmakers real-life shippers? The Nice Jewish Fangirls have the answers to these questions and mo…


Tamar Herman,
Michal Schick,
SM Rosenberg,

A Wizard, a Dragon, and a Zombie Traverse into a Story

October 08, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 1A21

Authors discuss embracing, mutating, and morphing established character types in their tales. Erik Forrest Jackson (Muppets Meet the Classics: The Phantom of …


Peter Clines,
Pierce Brown,
Rachel Hartman,
Josh Malerman,
Cressida Cowell,
Erik Forrest Jackson
Paul Vigna

When Truth Becomes Stranger Than Fiction: What it Means When Reality Imitates Science Fiction and Fantasy

October 08, 2017, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, 1A05

From 1984 to The Handmaid’s Tale, science fiction and fantasy novels have imagined humanity’s future “ and it’s not always efficient hyper drives and intergalac…


Sean Gandert,
Rysa Walker,
Jason Kirk,
PJ Manney,
Meg Elison,

Sunday Conversation with Dan DiDio

October 08, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A24

The Sunday Conversation is back!  Led by DC Publisher Dan DiDio with an all-star array of talent, this is the place to go for an inside look at how some of DC’s…


Dan DiDio

Women of Marvel

October 08, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, 1A06

From Ms. Marvel to the Runaways, from Twitter to tumblr, women in comics has been one of the most talked-about topics in comics recently. Join the conversation …


Sana Amanat
Judy Stephens
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The Gifted

October 08, 2017, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T

From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, “The Gifted” tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the…


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Jack Kirby: King of Comics

October 08, 2017, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM, 1A02

Jack Kirby created or co-created some of comic books’ most popular super heroes, including Captain America, The X-Men, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, The Mighty …


Tom Kraft,
Mark Evanier,
Rand Hoppe,


October 08, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 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 2018…


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Image Comics: The Future of Storytelling

October 08, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A21

Comics aren’t just words or pictures. They’re the intersection of both, and mastering the art of comics storytelling can be tricky. Emma Ríos (Pretty Deadly), …


Cliff Chiang,
david brothers,
Marjorie Liu,
Emma Ríos,
Andrew MacLean,
Alison Sampson,

Cosplay and Disabilities

October 08, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A18

Last year, the Cosplay and Disabilities panel was incredible and you won’t want miss out this year! Panelists with disabilities will tell stories and talk about…


Joseph “Dopple Cosplay” Munisteri,
“Stardust Megu Cosplay”,
Shanise “Harajuku-Chíc Cosplay” Lawrence,
Dylan “Dylan DozenFingers” Cohen,
“The LionHeart Cosplay”,

Ready for Adventure? Action (and Romance) Packed YA / All-Ages Comics

October 08, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM, 1A05

An exclusive look at new teen and all-ages titles–swashbuckling, world-traveling, magical and action-packed adventure comics! Romance and adventure await in gr…


Patricia Lyfoung,
Scott Westerfeld,
Ngozi Ukazu,
Adam Kullberg,
Valerie Vernay,
Nidhi Chanani,

The Exorcist

October 08, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A10

Returning fan favorites Ben Daniels (“Father Marcus”), Alfonso Herrera (“Father Tomas”), and Kurt Egyiawan (“Father Bennett”) will be joined by new cast mates J…


Ben Daniels
Alfonso Herrera
Kurt Egyiawan
John Cho
Zuleikha Robinson
Jeremy Slater
Sean Crouch

DMC presents Boom! Bap! POW!

October 08, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A24

Building off the success of the critically acclaimed graphic novel series DMC, hip-hop legend Darry ‘DMC’ McDaniels hosts a panel bringing together hip-hop arti…


Riggs Morales,
Darryl McDaniels,
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez,

Kodansha Comics featuring Fairy Tail and Sailor Moon

October 08, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, 1A06

The US arm of Japan’s largest book publisher reveals new art and new manga licenses, and gives away a slew of free stuff! Plus a tribute to Fairy Tail upon its …


Lauren Scanlan,
Haruko Hashimoto,
Ben Applegate,
Naho Yamada,
Ajani Oloye,

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

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