Archie Comics may have included a major continuity error in its latest comic, but that can probably be forgiven due to everything the publisher has been working on to get ready for this year’s New York Comic Con. The company is bringing exclusives, panels, and signings to the show, taking place October 4th to 7th at the Javitz Center in New York City.
Says Archie CEO Jon Goldwater:
New York Comic Con is always a special, monumental event for Archie Comics, and this year will be no exception. The company is firing on all cylinders, with the new Riverdale season, Sabrina Netflix launch and ARCHIE #700 revving up to close out the year in grand fashion. It’s a great time to be an Archie Comics fan
Here’s the panel schedule:
Netflix and Chills
Friday, October 5th
7:30pm – 9:30pm, Main Stage 1D
Featuring Kiernan Shipka, Michelle Gomez, Ross Lynch, Miranda Otto, Chance Perdomo, Lucy Davis of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina cast, and Executive Producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa!
The midnight hour is close at hand with Netflix’s Mega Block of chills, thrills, and everything else of the other-worldly variety. Join the casts of Umbrella Academy, The Haunting of Hill House, and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina as they descend upon New York Comic Con to discuss these highly anticipated new series. Plus, get a first look at The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance before anyone else. The conversations will leave you sleeping with the lights on and texting your friends about the surprises along the way!
Archie Comics Forever: Riverdale and Beyond
Saturday, October 6th
11:00am – 12:00pm, Room 1A24
Moderator: Ron Cacace
Panelists: Jon Goldwater (Publisher/CEO, Riverdale EP), Victor Gorelick (Co-President/Editor-in-Chief), Mike Pellerito (Co-President), Alex Segura (Co-President), Nick Spencer (Writer- ARCHIE), Jamie L. Rotante (Writer – BETTY & VERONICA), Frank Tieri (Writer – JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER), Dan Parent (Artist – ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66), and Micol Oslow (Writer – RIVERDALE: THE DAY BEFORE prequel novel).
Join your pals from Archie Comics for exclusive news and announcements about your favorite comics!
Plus, get a look ahead at Riverdale Season 3 and Netflix’s Chilling Adventure of Sabrina series!
Riverdale Exclusive Sneak Peek Q&A
Sunday, October 7th
10:00am – 11:00am, The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
Panelists: Jon Goldwater (Publisher/CEO, Riverdale EP), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Chief Creative Officer, Riverdale EP), and KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Luke Perry, and Mädchen Amick of the Riverdale cast!
Join Archie and the gang as they continue to dive into the secrets that loom and keep emerging from the shadows in a town that once seemed like a quiet, ordinary place. Based on the characters from Archie Comics and produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, this one-hour drama is a bold, subversive take on the surreality of small-town life. Join us for an exclusive sneak peek at season three followed by a Q&A with series stars and producers. Riverdale returns for Season Three October 10, airing Wednesdays at 8/7c on The CW.
And the signings at Archie’s booth#2328:
Thursday, October 4
SHOW HOURS: 10:00am-7:00pm
12pm-1pm THE ARCHIES: Alex Segura, Joe Eisma, Matt Herms
1pm-2pm JUGHEAD: Derek Charm
2pm-3pm COSMO: Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, Vincent Lovallo
4:30pm-5:30pm JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS: Cameron DeOrdio, Marguerite Bennett
Friday, October 5
SHOW HOURS: 10:00am-7:00pm
12pm-1pm JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER: Frank Tieri, Joe Eisma, Matt Herms
1pm-2pm ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66: Dan Parent, Michael Moreci
2pm-3pm BETTY & VERONICA: Jamie Lee Rotante, Sanya Anwar, Laura Braga
Saturday, October 6
SHOW HOURS: 10:00am-7:00pm
12:15pm-1pm CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: Robert Hack
1pm-2pm ARCHIE: Nick Spencer
2pm-3pm JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER: Frank Tieri, Joe Eisma, Matt Herms
3pm-4pm ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66: Dan Parent, Michael Moreci
But we know what you’re really interested: the exclusives! Here’s the exclusive Archie comics you can pick up at the show:
ARCHIE #699: Convention Exclusive
ARCHIE #699 Convention Exclusive Variant Cover by Audrey Mok
RIVERDALE: THE DAY BEFORE Prequel Novel Sampler from Scholastic
ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66 #1 Sketch Variant
ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66 #1 Sketch Variant Cover
ARCHIE 1941 #1 Sketch Variant
ARCHIE 1941 #1 Sketch Variant Cover
But comic book variant covers aren’t the only Archie products you’ll be able to pick up at booth #2328. There’s also these Betty & Veronica Fashion items:
Dress and accessorize like Riverdale’s favorite BFFs with select items from the Betty & Veronica fashion line, available at the Archie Comics Booth #2328 while supplies last!
Riverdale Keychain – $12
Besties Baseball Cap – $12
Juggie Beanie – $12
Assorted Pins – $10 each
Patches – $10 each
Tees – $20 each
Denim Jackets – $50 each
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