Keeping up with the news

The Beat is going to be tied up most of the day but we’ll update when we can with the latest news. In the meantime both Newsarama and CBR have spiffy new mini-sites to update the show. Live blogging cons? Hey where did THAT idea come from? Anyway, keep checking back!

Watchmen Toys? I’ve heard this before

Apparently, toys from the upcoming Watchmen movie will make their public debut at NYCC this weekend. But, Entertainment Weekly has some shots of the toys up now. Take a gander here I’ve heard this song before. I’ll believe them when I see them on the shelves at TRU. Posted by Mark Coale

NYCC: The Beat

Hey here’s what we’re up to at the REALLY BIG SHOW: FRIDAY Friday 11:00 AM Room 1E09 From the Back of the Catalogue to the Top of the Charts As the audience for graphic novels expands, there are more options for creators and readers than ever. James Lucas Jones from Oni, Ross Richie from Boom! […]

NYCC: Indie Spinner Rack — #875

If you’re looking for indie cartoonists at NYCC, the Indie Spinner Rack booth is as good as any to find ’em! We are premiering the first official ISR t-shirt and will have copies of the Awesome anthology available! We will be recording interviews throughout the weekend and will be raffling off a huge original sketch […]

NYCC: random bits

A smattering of newsie items we just coudn’t fit anywhere else. • Don’t miss Kyle Baker at booth #2441. He’ll be selling copies of THE BAKERS: BABIES & KITTENS (Image) – nominated for an Eisner (Best Writer/Artist-Humor)! – selling sketches and displaying his award-winning animation on a giant flat-screen TV! • Alex Ross will be […]

NYCC: Viz — 1365

Viz will not have a booth at the show but they have a manga lounge and a lot of movie screenings and panels, one featuring Stan Lee, although it is press only. VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced its plans […]

NYCC: Devil’s Due and Milo Ventimiglia — #1156

We may not be able to spell Milo Ventimiglia’s name, but that doesn’t mean we can’t post this press release: Devil’s Due Publishing is proud to announce that Milo Ventimiglia (Star of TV’s Heroes and the upcoming film Pathology) and Russ Cundiff (Producer of It’s a Mall World) will be making a special appearance at […]

NYCC: Marvel – #1141

Not much is going on at Marvel these days so they will be very quiet at the New York show… PSYCHE! Marvel has more events than you can shake a Shkull at. Marvel will be having a wide range of panels and events happening over the course of this weekend’s New York Comic-Con. Everything from […]

NYCC Dark Horse — #823

New York Comic Con 2008 Signing Schedule! FRIDAY, APRIL 18th: 4:00 – 5:00 Star Wars: Rebellion; Indiana Jones and the Tomb of the Gods: Rob Williams Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic; Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull : John Jackson Miller 5:00 – 6:00 Hellboy, B.P.R.D.: Mike Mignola, Joshua Dysart, […]

NYCC: Who’s where

A random assemblage of blog postings and what not on the doings of important folks at NYCC: The Daily Cross Hatch The Clone Wars Invasion Diamond Select Matt Loux Alex Robinson Joanna Estep Mike Dawson Dave Roman Jim Dougan Raina Telgemeier Marion Vitus Brian Wood Marc Bernardin

NYCC: Digital Manga — #1622

SPEED RACER is the focus this year. Go, Speed! Go! If you are heading to New York Comic Con this week, don’t miss out on DMP’s exciting events over the weekend! And come see us at Booth# 1622 for cool giveaways and books! Industry Panel – Saturday April 19 @ 3:00pm Come see us in […]


Comic News Insider’s Jimmy Aquino is shearing his locks for a good cause: The New York Comic-Con (NYCC) is coming on April 18th-20th at the Jacob Javitts Center. It’s a big nerdy convention that will be full of comic book folk and celebrities. CNI will again have a big booth in the Podcast Arena doing […]

NYCC: Friends of Lulu — #840

We have a great lineup planned for our shared space with MoCCA, at table #840! Friday 5-6pm Women In Comics panel room 1E07 Gail Simone, Heidi MacDonald, Karen Green, Jennifer Grünwald, Shelly Bond and Becky Cloonan will discuss the State of the industry from their perspective, plus insight into their exciting current projects, moderated by […]

NYCC: Fanfare/Ponent Mon — #2343

Those who say manga is for the kiddies have never read the output of Fanfare/Ponent Mon — anyone who is interested in intelligent, lyrical fiction in graphic format should definitely check out their booth at NYCC. Also note the new publications announced in the PR below: Award-winning international manga and graphic novel publisher Fanfare / […]

NYCC: Eisner bio screening

Jon Cooke writes to tell us there will be a screening of his Will Eisner documentary, preceeding the Eisner tribute panel. (Click for larger version of flyer.) You are invited to a free screening of Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist The Full-length Feature Film Documentary on the Legendary Storyteller at the New York […]

NYCC: NBM — #1917

NBM brings a few of its fine cartoonists to the fray this weekend: NBM Publishing is bringing some of its top writers and artists to the New York Comic Con. Meet them and see their new and upcoming work at the NBM-Papercutz booth (#1917). Among the stars at the booth: • TED RALL (SILK ROAD […]