MORE things to do and get signed at NYCC, with lots ofr preveiws of Abrams Spring 2016 line all at booth #2228 and 2016 Abrams calendars with every purchase over $50.00 while supplies last (limited one per customer). And advance copies of the above book about Alan Turing by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis.
Advance copies with authors and creators on hand to sign — all on sale at a discount!
John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown will be available early and the man will be there to sign.
100 advance, signed, and numbered copies of Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume 1 by The Topps Company and author Gary Gerani
Adventure Time: The Enchiridion & Marcy’s Super Secret Scrapbook!!! with authors Martin and Olivia Olson (a.k.a. The Lord of Evil and Marceline the Vampire Queen)
Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts with Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear
My Little Pony: The Art of Equestria advance copies will be available
Signed advance copies of our new title Trashed by Derf Backderf
Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel with Paul Levitz on hand to personalize copies.
Ruins will be available for purchase at a Comic Con discount, and author Peter Kuper will be at artist’s alley booth # T3 to sign copies.
Free Peanuts stickers! Visit the AMP/GoComics booth (#2219) and ask for an “Abrams” ticket. Attendees can take this ticket to the Abrams booth (#2228) to receive a collectible “Peppermint Patty” sticker. Once the sticker has been acquired, attendees are encouraged to show the sticker to the AMP/GoComics staff in exchange for commemorative 65th anniversary prizes.
Galleys of the forthcoming graphic novel The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani and illustrated by Leland Purvis will be given away while supplies last.
Galleys of The Creeps: Book 1: Night of the Frankenfrogs will be given away while supplies last.
Prints pre-signed by Jules Feiffer with purchase of the new title Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer.
The Wimpy Kid School Planner pre-signed by Jeff Kinney will be sold at a Comic Con discount
Friday, October 9th
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
75 Spirited Years: Will Eisner & the Spirit
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (GEM) presents a behind-the-scenes look at the largest Will Eisner art exhibit during The Spirit’s 75th anniversary year. This career-spanning show, curated by Eisner expert Denis Kitchen and presented with the full cooperation of Eisner’s family, combines original art and rare artifacts, some of which have never been publicly shown. Join with the Panelists in celebrating the incredible legacy of this brilliant creator and learn about what GEM is doing to promote it. Featuring: Denis Kitchen, Jeff Vaughn, Paul Levitz, Missy Bowersox, Michael Solof, and Karen Green
Saturday, October 10
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Celebrate the Launch of Adventure Time: The Enchiridion & Marcy’s Super Secret Scrapbook!!!, Featuring The Lord of Evil and Marceline the Vampire Queen
A conversation with Martin Olson (The Lord of Evil), Olivia Olson (Marceline the Vampire Queen), Rick “Dienzo” Blanco (Illustrator and Vice President of Creative for Cartoon Network Enterprises), Mahendra Singh (terrifying illustrator), and moderated by Eric Klopfer (Senior Editor, Abrams) about the highly anticipated book Adventure Time: The Enchiridion & Marcy’s Super Secret Scrapbook!!! Attendees will have a chance to see never-before-seen art, a terrifying new book trailer, musical performances, and Surprise Guests from the show!
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel
Already a legend for his creation of The Spirit in 1940, Will Eisner—with the 1978 publication of his A Contract With God—would be instrumental in popularizing the graphic novel format, changing the world of comics forever. Join us and find out how and why Eisner did it, with moderator Paul Levitz (author of the upcoming Will Eisner: Champion of theGraphic Novel) and panelists Todd McFarlane (Spawn Creator & Image Comics President), Raina Telgemeier (Smile), Dennis O’Neil (Batman) and Denis Kitchen (The Best of Comix Book).
6:45 p.m.–7:45 p.m.
Truthiness is Stranger than Fiction: New Reality-Based Graphic Novels
Comics can be the best medium to explore the real world – through science, autobiography or wild adventures rooted in real experience. But working with “the truth” brings its own set of challenges. . . . Featuring: Maris Wicks (the goofy and educational anatomy tour Human Body Theater), Peter Kuper (Ruins), Jennifer Hayden (the funny and wise cancer memoir The Story of My Tits) and Troy Little (the manic adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas).
Thursday, October 8
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Darryl Cunningham will sign The Age of Selfishness at the Abrams booth #2228
Friday, October 9
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Chipp Kidd and Geoff Spear will sign Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts at the Abrams booth #2228
Saturday, October 10
1:45 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Martin and Olivia Olson will sign Adventure Time: The Enchiridion & Marcy’s Super Secret Scrapbook!!! in the autograph area table 25
2:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
John Leguizamo will sign Ghetto Klown in the autograph area table 24
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Paul Levitz will sign Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel at the Abrams booth #2228
Sunday, October 12
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Tom Angleberger will sign The Origami Yoda series at the Abrams booth #2228
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Neil Swaab will sign Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying) galleys at the Abrams booth #2228
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.