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NYCC ’16: Exclusive listing of ALL the 2016 New York Comic Con panels with panelists

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As in the past, the folks at ReedPOP have graciously shared a text file of ALL the panels at NYCC, all 200+ of them. Please note, although the list is current as of a few weeks ago, it is NOT the final panel list, as that changes right up until the last minute. You’ll be able to go online and make your own schedule with MyShow and use the

NYCC app on your mobile phone to plan, but many folks find this searchable list very helpful and we’re pleased to be able to offer it again.


THURSDAY OCTOBER 6


Title:
Body of Evidence: How We See Ourselves in Comics Day: Thursday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Jessica Chautin Tim Ferrara Valeria Acklin Annie Stoll Birgit Pols David Baxter Leeanna Ladouceur Description: The call for body diversity in comics has been loud in recent years and – let’s face it – justified. But what has been the result? Join librarians, comic creators, a body-aware pop culture performer/dancer and a family practice physician as we discuss whether recent trends have been meaningful, if all representation need to be realistic, the impact of character depictions on fans (including cosplayers) and what, precisely, is meant by a healthy body image. We’ll also brainstorm how libraries can approach older materials with outdated body images, examine how society’s shifting views of sexual and gender binaries have impacted what readers want and explore ways librarians can ensure collections and related programs are inclusive and authentic.

Title: Writers Unite: Writing and Pitching Comic Stories
Day: Thursday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Charles Soule
Description: Comics have grabbed the imagination of the pop culture-loving public all over again and publishers are looking for fresh ideas from a new generation of talent. Listen closely as Charles Soule (Daredevil, Death of Wolverine) and Jim Zub (Thunderbolts, Wayward) discuss writing comics and pitching their work to publishers, along with comic writing techniques and amusing anecdotes.

Title: #ArtCred
Day: Thursday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Caspar Wijngaard Amy Reeder David Brothers Declan Shalvey Jen Bartel Tom King Description: It is generally accepted that despite being a visual medium, writers have become the prominent
creators in comics. Due to a lack of fair credit from media, publishers, fandom, etc, artists have been demoted to secondary players in what should be an equal partnership. How can we change this? Comprised of new and interesting creators along with more established ones, the #ArtCred Panel will attempt to address the issue and come up with some viable solutions. Moderated by Declan Shalvey.

Title: Comics and STEM Education: A Practical Workshop
Day: Thursday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: John Hoffman Matt Brady Shari Brady Jim McClain Chuck Medeiros
Description: 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 comprehension and retention. And with the new emphasis on reading nonfiction, academic vocabulary and reading in the subject areas, comics are more relevant than ever. Join educators and comics creators as they present their specific strategies as well as a list of some of the best comics and graphic novels for teaching STEM topics.

Title: STARZ Presents: Ash vs Evil Dead Day: Thursday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Bruce Campbell Lucy Lawless Ray Santiago Dana DeLorenzo Lee Majors Ted Raimi Description: Bruce Campbell (executive producer/Ash), Lucy Lawless (Ruby), Ray Santiago (Pablo), Dana DeLorenzo (Dana), Lee Majors (Brock Williams) and Ted Raimi (Chet Kaminski) discuss the hit series, preview what’s to come this season and premiere episode 2.

Title: Cosplay Rule 63
Day: Thursday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Tony Ray Matthew Levine Bryan Vasquez Jay Justice
Description: The difficult navigating of gender-bent cosplay and how it affects us vs how others perceive the costume.

Title: Kodansha Comics Manga Panel
Day: Thursday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers:
Description:
The publisher of the manga megahit Attack on Titan — not to mention Noragami, Sailor Moon, Fairy Tail, and more — reveals a slew of exciting upcoming titles! Publishers and editors will answer your questions about Kodansha’s books and the manga industry, and you’ll get the chance to walk away with free books and cool stuff straight from Japan!

Title: Collider Heroes Live
Day: Thursday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Jon Schnepp Robert Meyer Burnett Ashley V Robinson John Campea Jason Inman
Description: Join Host Jon Schnepp as he does a live “Collider Heroes” panel, set up just like his popular youtube show, but with a live audience Q&A. Jon will be joined by show regulars Robert Meyer Burnett, John Campea, Ashley V Robinson, and Jason Inman, as well as special guests to be on the panel with him. Come bring your nerdiest heroes questions and prepare to get sweaty!

Title: AMC Presents Comic Book Men Day: Thursday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Kevin Smith Walter Flanagan Ming Chen Bryan Johnson Michael Zapcic
Description: Comic Book Men (Thursday, October 6, 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Main Stage) Kevin Smith, Walter Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Michael Zapcic and Ming Chen return to New York Comic Con to discuss their hit AMC unscripted series, “Comic Book Men,” which returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 23 at midnight.

Title: 25 Years of Captain Planet & The Planeteers
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers:
Description:
Captain Planet, He’s a hero… gonna take pollution down to zero!” – We all remember the song – now the team behind the world’s first environmental superhero reunites for the first time to discuss the creation and impact of Captain Planet & the Planeteers. The stars of the show and a number of surprise guests will join the panel! The Power Is Yours!

Title: End Bullying: Be a SuperheroIRL!
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Carrie Goldman Matt Langdon
Description: Been bullied? Turn kryptonite into strength with Pop Culture Hero Coalition’s powerful Panel! Topics: geek, cyber, sexist & LGBT-bullying, heroism IRL. Learn strategies from celebs & experts: Jokers Wild’s Joe Gatto, Co-Founder/Author Carrie Goldman (Harper Collin’s Bullied), Co-Founder Matt Langdon (The Hero Construction Company), Founder Chase Masterson (The Flash, Star Trek: DS9). “PCHC is using Comic-Con’s massive influenceto spread its anti-bullying message.” CBS News

Title: Hasbro Star Wars
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Steve Bono Steve Evans Aditi Raturi Sam Smith Andy Ochiltree Joe Ninivaggi
Description: Join members of the Hasbro Star Wars team as they discuss the ever popular Hasbro Star Wars line that hit shelves this fall! Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure offerings with a look at new product coming later this year.

Title: Teaching More than the Basics: Pairing Comics and Chapter Texts in the Classroom Day: Thursday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Jason Nisavic Rebecca Mock Ronell Whitaker Tom Racine Meryl Jaffee John Weaver Description: Smile and The Scarlet Letter? Maus and Night? American Born Chinese and The Joy Luck Club? The Sandwalk Adventures and Origin of the Species? Even some of the authors and artists hadn’t counted on their work sharing shelf space with the classics! Join a Panel of educators and creators as they consider how teachers of all subjects can effectively juxtapose graphic novels with canonical texts to help scaffold and front load literary concepts, scientific principals, and reading strategies.

Title: From Panel to Publisher: An In-Depth Look at Transactional Law for Comic Book Creator Clients Day: Thursday
Time: 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Thomas A. Crowell, Esq.
Description: From Arrow to X-Men; The Walking Dead to Deadpool; comic book properties dominate the film and television screens. It’s no secret that comic books are the new hot properties; the entertainment industry is scrambling to acquire the latest graphic novels. Are you ready to represent the creator of the next superhero smash hit? This CLE will help introduce lawyers and law students to the key issues involved in licensing comic book properties to the film and television industries. *Pre approval and registration is required.

Title: You’re Such a Geek: A Guide for Teachers, Students, and Parents to Help Cope with Bullying Day: Thursday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Mark DaPonte Alexander Simmons Michael Gianfrancesco Eric Kallenborn Dave Roman Tami Stronach
Description: Despite nerd culture being at the forefront of popular culture today, many young comic con lovers feel isolated in their school community. With bullying of young people on the basis of their interests being one of the most challenging problems to overcome, how can teachers, parents and students confront these issues together and apart? In a forum-style Panel which will focus primarily on addressing audience questions, experts in the field will try to shed some light on the darkness of bullying.

Title: Funimation Industry Panel
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Justin Rojas Tara McKinney
Description: From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor—Funimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FunimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!

Title: MARVEL: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Rickey Purdin
Description: 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 Talent Scout Rickey Purdin and a host of Marvel talent to find out the answers on how to get your foot in the door and make your job MARVEL!

Title: A World Unlike Any Other: The Importance of Setting in Fantasy and Sci-Fi Day: Thursday
Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Robert Jackson Bennett Elizabeth Bonesteel Drew Magary Julia Kagawa Colleen Lindsay D. Nolan Clark J. Patrick Black
Description: Embarking into a new world? Better check the maps! From Frodo and Bilbo to Chrestomanci and Hermione, from Dejah Thoris to the Marvin the Paranoid Android, the worlds fans favorite characters inhabit shape their stories and destinies. Join speculative fiction in discussing their world-building processes, from minutiae to galaxiees.

Title: Nat Geo’s StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, The Human Race, the Universe and Beyond
Day: Thursday
Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Neil deGrasse Tyson
Description: Join Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, as he discusses the new season of “StarTalk” on National Geographic Channel and the new “StarTalk” book from National Geographic Books. Come enjoy a sneak peek of an all new episode and a lively discussion about science and space in pop culture, what the future will look like, and answer a few of your cosmic queries.

Title: WNDB Presents: Women and Gender Nonconforming Writers of Color in Digital Media Day: Thursday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Cristina Arreola Swapna Krishna Jamie Broadnax Christina Tesoro Jennifer Baker Bani Amor Description: Digital Media has steadily become a new source of journalism that can go viral when it comes to news sources, pop culture and personal narratives. WNDB brings several writers together at different stages in their career who have established their own platform or work for larger outlets for a general discussion on what topics seem more popular in digital form, how social media has helped this platform bloom and provide tips for writers to advance their career in this medium.

Title: Girl the Hell Up! Exclusive First-Look and Q&A with Carmilla Cast and Crew Day: Thursday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Jordan Hall Natasha Negovanlis Steph Ouaknine Elise Bauman
Description: Buckle up, Creampuffs! Get an exclusive first -look at the explosive conclusion of Carmilla season 3 to see what awaits our intrepid Silas University gang, only at New York Comic-Con! Don’t miss Carmilla cast members Elise Bauman (Laura) and Natasha Negovanlis (Carmilla) along with producer Steph Ouaknine and series co-creator/writer Jordan Hall as they explore the past, present and future of the series that Geek and Sundry says will get you “addicted before you know it.” The Streamy Award- and Shorty Award-nominated series is based on the cult classic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and is executive produced by U by Kotex. Since its debut in August 2014, Carmilla has garnered 45 million views on its YouTube home KindaTV, catapulting its cast into role models for the global LBGTQ community. Hailed as “pretty much perfect … the best lesbian vampire series ever” (The Mary Sue), Carmilla has captured the feels of hundreds of thousands of fans around the world.

Title: Teaching History Through Comics
Day: Thursday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Tim Smyth Jeff Barbanell Calista Brill Ryan Dunlavey Fred Van Lente Josh Elder
Description: From the ancient world to the modern day, graphic novels pull readers into history. Comics have been shown to improve reader engagement while enhancing both comprehension and retention and with the new emphasis on reading nonfiction, academic vocabulary and reading in the subject areas, comics are more relevant than ever. Educators and comics creators share their best practices and favorite titles for using comics and graphic novels for teaching history and social studies.

Title: Comics, Graphic Novels and the Reluctant Reader
Day: Thursday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Jim McClain
Description: Graphic novels have been called a “gateway drug to literacy,” but schools still have large groups of students who don’t know how to read them. Join Solution Squad creator and veteran middle school teacher Jim McClain as he guides you step-by-step through a program that will help you to bring even the most reluctant reader into the fold. Attendees will also receive a free PDF slide show, including a digital presentation version of a Solution Squad story that they can use in their library and classroom that will teach kids the basics of reading a comic.
Title: Crunchyroll Industry Panel: Anime, Manga and So Much More Day: Thursday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Adam Sheehan
Description: If you are a fan of anime, manga and everything coming out of Japan right now you will not want to miss this Panel! Crunchyroll, your official source of anime and manga, will be talking about their streaming service and all the hottest titles are streaming currently. Prizes given out during Panel and a special gift for all who attends.

Title: DC All Access
Day: Thursday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Marguerite Bennett Shea Fontana Steve Orlando Joshua Williamson
Description: With the success of Rebirth, upcoming crossovers like Batman: Night of the Monster Men and titles such as DC Super Hero Girls and DC Comics Bombshells, DC is the talk of comic book fans all over! Find out what’s new and upcoming direct from some of your favorite DC comic book talent, whose unique voices are at the core of this unparalleled fan enjoyment! With Marguerite Bennett (DC Comics Bombshells), Shea Fontana (DC Super Hero Girls), Steve Orlando (Night of the Monster Men), Joshua Williamson (The Flash, Vertigo’s Frostbite) and others!

Title: Tales from the TARDIS with Matt Smith, Alex Kingston and Jenna Coleman Day: Thursday
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T Speakers: Matt Smith Jenna Coleman Alex Kingston
Description: Take a journey through space and time with the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and companions River Pond (Alex Kingston) and Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman). Join them as they tell tall tales about the Tardis, bowties, Daleks and more. Don’t blink Whovians! You won’t want to miss this one!

Title: Villain Squad: Villains and Anti-Heroes in Literature Day: Thursday
Time: 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Sarah Beth Durst Nick Cutter Eleanor Herman Scott Bergstrom Melissa Grey V.E. Schwab Description: Cruel stepmothers. Evil faeries. Mustache-twirling landlords. Dark-cloaked father figures. Are they all just misunderstood? Why do the antagonists inspire such passion in readers, and how do authors craft their works to make their villains dimensional and sympathetic, without inspiring readers to root for their dire plots to succeed?

Title: Skybound Entertainment Presents: The Walking Dead with Robert Kirkman Day: Thursday
Time: 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St Speakers: Robert Kirkman
Description: Dive into the world of the Eisner award-winning graphic novel The Walking Dead with Creator Robert Kirkman. Expect exclusive news and special guest Panelists moderated by Jason Mantzoukas.

Title: Hulu’s Limelight Documentary Batman & Bill
Day: Thursday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers:
Description:
Attend an advance screening of this documentary about the true origin of the iconic super hero through an eye-opening account of Bill Finger, the until-now, unknown co-creator of Batman and the fight to get Bill the recognition he deserved. Following the screening, there will be a Q&A Panel with the filmmakers. “Batman & Bill” will debut on Hulu on October 14th.

Title: Tetris: The Game that Hypnotized the World Day: Thursday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Eric Zimmerman Box Brown Dan Ackerman
Description: In Box Brown’s highly-anticipated graphic novel, TETRIS: The Games People Play, the true story of the world’s most popular video game comes to life in comic form. In Dan Ackerman’s THE TETRIS EFFECT: The Game That Hypnotized The World, we learn about Tetris’ incredible journey from Cold War Russia to the West, and examine its role in our everyday lives some thirty years later. In 1984, Alexey Pajitnov created Tetris while developing software for the Soviet government. Once the game emerged from behind the Iron Curtain (against all odds), it was an instant hit. Come hear Box Brown (Andre the Giant), Dan Ackerman (CNET), and Eric Zimmerman (Rules of Play, Game Design Reader) talk everything Tetris, and get a first look at both books.

Title: Blastr’s Fangrrls Presents: Women In Geek Media – The Saga Continues Day: Thursday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Alisha Grauso Cher Martinetti C.A. Higgins Jamie Broadnax Sarah Kuhn Connie Willis Catrina Dennis
Description: The third year of Women in Geek Media has arrived! Listen to detailed accounts of careers in the industry, and find out what you can do to support journalistic diversity as it grows within the fields comics, film, tv and video games. Featuring Cher Martinetti, Catrina Dennis, Alisha Grauso, Jamie Broadnax, C.A. Higgins. Sarah Kuhn, and Connie Willis.

Title: Gamification Of The Classroom: Taking Classroom Fun To The Next Level With Gaming Day: Thursday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Jason Nisavic Ronell Whitaker Illya Kowalchuck Eric Kallenborn Lys Galati
Description: This Panel will suggest unique game ideas for teacher to take and try in their classrooms to promote student engagement. It will include building incentives and grading systems around a gamification of goals and assessments into their classrooms. This Panel of teachers and industry professionals will offer valuable advice on how to not only design gamified units and lessons but also the tools on how to effectively implement them in a classroom environment.

Title: When Comic Shops, Teachers and Librarians Work Together
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Jack Baur Ivy Weir Mike Lopes Adam Ebert Christina Stewart Sabrina Taylor Description: It wasn’t too long ago that the idea of teachers or librarians walking into a comic shop was thought of as insane, or against the laws of nature. Now with the explosion of the use of the comics medium for K-12 teachers as well as public libraries, there’s an incredible opportunity for comic shop owners to create partnerships with their local librarians and teachers. Valkyries’ Valhalla is an online group for female librarians to meet other women comic retailers worldwide. Our Panelists will help attendees learn how to incorporate comics and pop culture into their collections and programs, and how comic retailers become trusted resources in return.

Title: The Future of Comics in New Realities
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers:
Description:
Creative minds from comics, entertainment, and technology join this discussion on the future of comics in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. The panel will explore how these new realities can expand comics, taking words-and-pictures even further beyond the page.

Title: Marvel Games & the Digital House of Ideas
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Ryan Penagos Mike Jones Bill Rosemann
Description: Want to see the new characters coming to your favorite Marvel games? Want to watch the latest crazy “What The” videos? Want to learn how to download the latest Marvel comics on your mobile devices? Then this panel is for you, True Believer! Join VP & Executive Editor Ryan Penagos as he takes you through the latest on Marvel’s Infinite Comics as well as what’s happening on the Marvel Comics App, Marvel Unlimited and MORE in this can’t-miss panel! Plus: Executive Producer Mike Jones and Creative Director Bill Rosemann share the latest and greatest news from Marvel Games!

Title: Bringing Books to Life Day: Thursday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Ezekiel Boone Blake Crouch Patrick Ness Sarvenaz Tash Lev Grossman Alexandra Bracken Description: The authors behind some of today’s biggest film and television adaptations come together to discuss what it takes to bring a book to the screen. From the perks to the challenges, to the thrill of seeing your imagination come to life, these authors will talk about how their original work evolved as it was adapted for the screen.

Title: The Exorcist
Day:
Thursday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St Speakers: Geena Davis Jeremy Slater
Description: Join icon and series star Geena Davis (“Beetlejuice,” “Thelma & Louise”) and Executive Producer Jeremy Slater (“The Lazarus Effect”) who took a break from filming to join fans at NYCC and present a special sneak preview of the thrilling third episode of THE EXORCIST before it airs the following Friday on FOX! A moderated discussion and audience Q&A will follow.

Title: The Impractical Jokers’ Foolproof Plan-el Day: Thursday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Sal Vulcano James Murray Brian Quinn Joe Gatto
Description: The stars of truTV’s hit comedy Impractical Jokers, return to NYCC for the second year in a row! Yup, Joe Gatto, James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn and Sal Vulcano are back and ready to spill some behind-the-scenes stories… Find out how they created a hit TV show that spawned sold-out national tours, popular podcasts and even their own cruise! Have questions? Come on by and ask! Don’t you dare miss it!

Title: Body Confidence and Positivity in Cosplay
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Ivy Doomkitty
Description: Notable cosplayers in the community – led by International Cosplayer, Ivy Doomkitty – discuss their personal experiences and troubles with body issues ranging from self confidence, age, body type/size, gender, LGBT, disabilities and more. Learn how to overcome these issues and take part in an open mic Q&A, where all shapes and sizes are welcome. After all, cosplay is for everyone!

Title: Charmz School – The Girlcentric Creating Comics Workshop
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Agnes Garabowska Amy Chu Rachel Gluckstern Mariah Huehner
Description: Are you a girl who wants to make comics or a comics creator who wants to make comics for girls? Then CHARMZ SCHOOL is for you. Join veteran Editor Rachel Gluckstern and the creators of the new CHARMZ line of comics from Papercutz as they walk you through all the steps in the comics creation process. In addition, they give you tips on how to reach your audience, discuss the current state of kids’ comics and talk about the unique challenges facing women in the comics industry.

Title: J. August Richards Spotlight
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: J. August Richards
Description: J. August Richards has fought vampires and demons on “Angel” and displayed his villainous side on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” With his work on ABC’s “Notorious”, he’s had quite a wide and varied career in show business – but don’t take our word for it, we’ll let the man himself do all the talking.

Title: Spotlight On: Ronald Wimberly
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Ronald Wimberly Paul Pope
Description: Focus in on the dynamic and outstanding work of Ronald Wimberly, (Prince of Cats, GratNin, Sentences: The Life of M.F. Grimm) moderated by Paul Pope.

Title: Exploring the Importance of Educator/Publisher Relationships
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Jason Nisavic Illya Kowalchuck John Shableski Bryan Seaton Eric Kallenborn John Petrie Description: This Panel will discuss the value of educational partnerships with companies and how the in-roads can benefit both teacher and student. Representatives from Valiant, Action Labs, and UDON Entertainment publishing houses and educators from around the country will discuss how they can work together to provide quality themed texts and build practical, standards based lessons that address the skills that are important for 21st Century students.

Title: Kodansha Comics Presents the Attack on Titan Anthology
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Ronald Wimberly Paolo Rivera Jeanine Schaefer Ben Applegate Brenden Fletcher Kana Narisawa Jody Houser
Description: It’s finally here! See the long-awaited Attack on Titan Anthology for the first time, and meet some of the creative team behind this ambitious collaboration between the biggest manga hit of the decade and an all-star roster of comics creators including Scott Snyder, Gail Simone, Faith Erin Hicks, Kevin Wada, Kate Leth, Babs Tarr and more! You may even get your hands on a New York Comic Con exclusive edition of the book!

Title: DC Superman Family
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Pat Gleason Peter Tomasi Doug Mahnke Phil Jimenez Steve Orlando
Description: Thanks to DC’s Rebirth, the Man of Steel and his allies are set to soar to all new heights, and take fans along for the ride! Come by for a lively discussion about what makes having super powers so awesome and a peek at what’s next with the DC writers and artists that bring them to life every month: Pat Gleason, Peter Tomasi and Doug Mahnke (Superman), Phil Jimenez (Superwoman), and Steve Orlando (Supergirl)!

Title: IDW Publishing: The Revolution and Beyond
Day: Thursday
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Chris Ryall Dirk Wood Greg Goldstein Scott Dunbier Sarah Gaydos
Description: Come experience the latest from IDW! Join a cavalcade of talent along with Chief Creative Officer and Editor-In-Chief Chris Ryall, VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, President Greg Goldstein, All-star Editors Scott Dunbier and Sarah Gaydos and other surprise guests as they detail current plans, awesome futuristic plans, and much more. Prizes, HUGE announcements, and Q & A!
Title: Developing A Multi-Platform Character Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St Speakers: Adi Tantimedh Sendhil Ramamurthy
Description: Author Adi Tantimedh and actor Sendhil Ramamurthy (NBC’s Heroes and Heroes Reborn) set out to develop a character simultaneously for book, TV and podcast. What they came up with was a destructive private investigator, Ravi, P.I., who will be the subject of a mystery trilogy written by Tantimedh and will eventually be played on television and in podcasts by Ramamurthy. They will discuss the uniqueness of a writer and actor creating a character together, the process of writing HER NIGHTLY EMBRACE, the first in the trilogy, and what reader (and viewers and listeners) can expect from Ravi, P.I.
Title: Nickelodeon’s Legends of the Hidden Temple! Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Kirk Fogg Dee Baker Colin Critchley Jet Jurgensmeyer Keely Flaherty
Description: Come hear about Nickelodeon’s new action-adventure TV movie, Legends of the Hidden Temple, based on the classic kids’ game show from the 90s, premiering this November. Join returning cast members Kirk Fogg and Dee Baker, plus movie cast members Colin Critchley and Jet Jurgensmeyer for a behind-the-scenes look at the TV movie, plus get a special sneak peek preview. Panel will be moderated by Keely Flaherty, Senior Editor, Film & TV at BuzzFeed.
Title: Stan Against Evil: Advanced Screening of Premiere Episode and Q&A with Dana Gould, John C. McGinley and Janet Varney
Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Dana Gould John C. McGinley Janet Varney
Description: Advanced screening of the premiere episode of IFC’s new horror-comedy series and Q&A with creator Dana Gould (The Simpsons), and stars John C. McGinley (Scrubs) and Janet Varney (The Legend of Korra). Stan Against Evil follows Stan (McGinley), a disgruntled former sheriff of a small town who was forced into retirement. When the new, tough sheriff Evie Barret (Varney) opens his eyes to the plague of angry demons haunting their town, Stan begrudgingly forms an alliance with her to fight them off.
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Title: X-TRAORDINARY: The LGBT Characters of the X-MEN
Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Jude Biersdorfer Chris Claremont Max Wittert Daniel Ketchum Peter David
Description: The New York Times’ LGBT and Allies Affinity Network, TimesOUT, presents it’s 5th annual LGBT Comicbook Panel, this focusing on the LGBT mutants of the world of the X-MEN. Join the panel of X-MEN creators, including legendary scribe Chris Claremont, as we discuss the characters, their creation and eventual coming out, and their impact on comics, tv and film.
Title: BOOM! Studios and Its Publishing Partnership with WWE Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Bryce Carlson Eric Harburn Jasmine Amiri Dennis Hopeless Gavin Jasper
Description: BOOM! Studios is proud to announce its publishing partnership with WWE to bring the Sports Entertainment leader back to comic shops everywhere. Join us for a power hour of special insight from behind the scenes with Managing Editor Bryce Carlson, Editor Eric Harburn, Associate Editor Jasmine Amiri, and writer Dennis Hopeless. Catch a sneak preview of November’s WWE: Then. Now. Forever. special, plus some surprises! Moderated by DenOfGeek.com’s Gavin Jasper. Room: 1A21
Title: Licensed! Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics
Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Mark Haynes Jim Shooter Chris Ryall Ed Catto J.C. Vaughn
Description: Whether you’re talking about the recent return of ROM and Micronauts, the Marvel era Transformers, or Archie’s TMNT, licensed titles have been a part of the game for a long time. The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide and Geppi’s Entertainment Museum host a lively discussion on the best and worst of licensed comics across the years with former Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter, Captain Action’s Ed Catto, Stargate Atlantis and 24 writers Mark L. Haynes & J.C. Vaughn and others
Title: truTV’s Jon Glaser Loves Gear: Live Q&A with Jon Glaser Day: Thursday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Jon Glaser
Description: Before his new hybrid comedy series Jon Glaser Loves Gear debuts on truTV, comedian Jon Glaser (Trainwreck, Parks and Recreation, Girls) comes to NYCC to discuss his greatest passion: GEAR. You like gear? You like Jon Glaser? Then you’ll like this Panel. You don’t like gear? You don’t like Jon Glaser? Maybe you’ll still like this Panel. Either way, Jon Glaser will still love gear.
Title: Using Tumblr To Sell Your Idea (From Marketing to Webcomics) Day: Thursday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Amanda Brennan Zack Rosenberg Marlene Bonnelly Marlene Bonnelly
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discover each other and for fans to connect with creators. With tips from experienced industry professionals and your friendly neighborhood Tumblr staff, this Panel will focus on the ins and outs of publishing on the platform and using the dashboard to your advantage.
Title: World Premiere & Adam West, Too – Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Day: Thursday
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Adam West Rick Morales Michael Jelenic James Tucker Sam Register
Description: New York Comic Con Fans get the exclusive World Premiere of the highly-anticipated Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, plus an illuminating Panel discussion led by Batman himself, Adam West! The post-premiere Panel will include director Rick Morales, screenwriter/producer Michael Jelenic and screenwriter/supervising producer James Tucker. Warner Bros. Animation President Sam Register moderates the festivities. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders will be available November 1, 2016 on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD & Digital HD.
Title: Bringing Stories To Life: Holding a Comic Con at Your Library Day: Thursday
Time: 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: John Casiello Tina Panik Geri Diorio Ann Victor Marisa Hicking
Description: Librarians from the Ridgefield and Avon Libraries will share how they created all-day comic book, graphic novel and pop culture celebrations at their libraries. Learn how they engaged multiple departments (adult, children’s, teen) to create free events both suitable—and enjoyable—for all ages. Their all day events included lectures, art programs, keynote speakers and cosplay.
Title: Vampire Hunter D
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Brandon Easton Peter Tatara Michael Broussard Scott McLean Joshua Cozine
Description: The iconic character Vampire Hunter D is being brought to western audiences with an adaptation of a never before translated story by creator Hideyuki Kikuchi. Artist Michael Broussard, writer Brandon Easton, and representatives of publisher Stranger Comics will be on hand to discuss the upcoming Vampire Hunter D comic book series. Producers Digital Frontier and Unified Pictures will also present a sneak peek at the animated series currently in development. All attendees will receive a free gift.
Title: Image Comics: Adventure
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Caspar Wijngaard David Brothers Greg Rucka Martín Morazzo Simon Spurrier
Description: Greg Rucka (Black Magick), Simon Spurrier (Cry Havoc), Caspar Wijngaard (Limbo), Martin Morazzo (Snowfall) and a few guests are ready and willing to break down how they create perfect comic book adventures, versatile heroes and chilling villains in complex stories that demand a lot from the reader, but have a huge payoff.

 

 

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Title: From Press to Social Media: Publicizing and Marketing Your Comic Book Day: Thursday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Michael Molcher Alex Segura
Description: You’ve made a comic book but how do you get people to buy it? Get practical, useful tips about marketing from the comic book industry’s top PR professionals and discover how to get your work out there – from social media to the comics press, retailers and more! Host Michael Molcher (2000 AD) is joined by Alex Segura (Archie Comics) and other high profile publicists from the world of comic books.
Title: #WeAreComics: How Women Keep Changing The Game Day: Thursday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Raina Telgemeier Amy Chu Sarah Andersen Gabrielle Bell Arielle Jovellanos
Description: From indies to webcomics to the big leagues, from the unsung to the award -winning, women have been on the vanguard of comics and graphic publishing since its formative days. Join this panel of artists and writers from all corners of the world of comics and illustration as they share their perspectives on creating while female.
Title: Archer: Screening/Q&A Day: Thursday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: H. Jon Benjamin Aisha Tyler Jessica Walter Chris Parnell Judy Greer Amber Nash Lucky Yates Adam Reed Matt Thompson Casey Willis
Description: FX’s Archer is an animated, half-hour comedy that revolves around a former spy agency turned private investigation firm and its employees who use every seedy surveillance or investigation as another excuse to undermine, sabotage and betray each other for personal gain. Come see an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming eighth season and then join the voice cast of H. Jon Benjamin (Sterling Archer), Aisha Tyler (Lana Kane), Jessica Walter (Malory Archer), Chris Parnell (Cyril Figgis), Judy Greer (Cheryl/Carol Tunt), Amber Nash (Pam Poovey) and Lucky Yates (Dr. Algernop Krieger), plus Creator / Executive Producer / Writer Adam Reed (Ray Gillette), Executive Producer Matt Thompson and Co-Executive Producer Casey Willis as they discuss bringing this animated series to life.
Title: Valiant: Spotlight on Faith Day: Thursday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Jody Houser Warren Simons Tom Brennan Hunter Gorinson Dinesh Shamdasani Louise Simonson Description: From worldwide media attention to the best-selling independent superhero debut of 2016, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert has stolen the spotlight around the globe! Now find out what makes Valiant’s high-flying heroine tick as writers Jody Houser, Louise Simonson, Rafer Roberts, editor Tom Brennan, Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons, and CEO & CCO Dinesh Shamdasani dig deep to reveal the truth about Faith’s secret origin, her breakout solo debut and her future adventures! Get ready to #FlyLikeFaith!

 

 

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Title: Music by Nerds Day: Thursday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Jean Grae Quelle Chris Jonathan Coulton Paul & Storm Jonathan Coulton
Description: The art and challenge of writing, making and selling music for a living in 2016, as discussed by Panelists who have been described in certain circles as “nerds”
Title: Cosplay Armor & Props 101
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Spectra , Lua Suicide Hooked On Phoenix Cosplay Dhareza Cosplayza Becka Noel Joanna Mari Cosplay
Description: 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, Worbla, and other materials to bring some of the favorite characters to life through cosplay. Panel moderators Spectra, Becka Noel, Lua Suicide, Joanna Mari, Hooked On Phoenix, & Dhareza Cosplayza will go through each in detail and answer questions while also showing off our own creations as reference
Title: Dynamite Entertainment: Our Explosive New Comics Of 2017… And Beyond! Day: Thursday
Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Keith Davidsen Joseph Rybandt
Description: Join the Dynamite gang and their star-studded line-up of creative talent for an hour of explosive power! Discover what Dynamite has in store for Atari, James Bond, Homies, Z Nation, Red Rising, Flash Gordon, Path of Exile, Pathfinder, Kiss, Betty Boop, Wolfcop and much more. The editors and creators at Dynamite will happily share their insider perspective, plus answer all your burning questions!
Title: Afropunks & Blerds: The Black Nerd Renaissance
Day: Thursday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: John Jennings Dr. Sheena Howard David F. Walker Corey Glover Vernon Reid Karama Horne Karama Horne
Description: Throughout pop culture, Black voices are making themselves heard in a variety of mediums, defying the stereotypes of what it means to be Black. With a line-up of Panelists that includes comic writers David F. Walker (Marvel’s Power Man and Iron Fist), Eisner-winning scholar Dr. Sheena Howard (Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation), Grammy-winning musicians Vernon Reid and Corey Glover (Living Colour) and more, this Panel explores the intersections of racial identity and creative expression during a crucial time in American history.
Title: Fandom For Humankind – Fans Doing Social Good
Day: Thursday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Susan Kresnicka Riley Keshner Christopher Gebhardt Jackson Bird Cinde Monsam

 

 

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Description: Not only is being a fan bringing people together, but it is changing the world. This session will explore how fandom has been an inspiration for fans to build communities, change their own lives and work towards changing the lives of others. Join us in conversation with some folks that spend their time on projects that move fandom towards activism.
Title: Imagine/Research/Create a World Where…
Day: Thursday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Dr. Suveen Mathaudhu Tim Fielder Dr. Rebecca Thompson
Description: Science fiction storytellers aren’t the only people who imagine different worlds. NSF (National Science Foundation) researchers working in nanotechnology have imagined futures where food, energy, and water are readily available. Where health monitoring isn’t invasive and detects disease before symptoms present. Join scientists and storytellers as they discuss their imagined worlds, share your vision for the future and learn how nanotechnology may make it happen.
Title: Lighting, Lasers & Ladybugs: Creating Action Lab Comics
Day: Thursday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Shawn Gabborin Thomas Astruc Mia Goodwin Dan Mendoza Bryan Seaton Dave Dwonch Description: Bryan Seaton (Action Lab CEO/Publisher) and Dave Dwonch (Action Lab President, Vamplets) host creators Mia Goodwin (Tomboy, Princeless), Thomas Astruc (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir), Shawn Gabborin (Puppet Master, Fracture) Dan Mendoza (Zombie Tramp, DollFace) as they discuss what it takes to make thought provoking, relevant comics at a top comic company in today’s world, as well as adapting the worldwide hit series Miraculous from screen to original illustrated comics.
Title: Race and Gender: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Steve Orlando Day: Thursday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Jonathan W. Gray Steve Orlando Ta Nehisi Coates
Description: Ta-Nehisi Coates (Black Panther, Between the World and Me) and Steve Orlando (Midnighter, Virgil) sit down with comics scholar Jonathan W. Gray to discuss race and gender in their work. Coates’ created the Midnight Angels, Aneka and Ayo, a lesbian couple who have become breakout stars, while Orlando’s Midnighter might be the most sexually subversive comic ever published at DC. Gray engages these iconoclasts, exploring implications of their work on the comics industry and society as a whole.
Title: Comics & Politics
Day: Thursday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Tom Akel Ryan Dunlavey Hal Hefner Eric Mahoney
Description: Over the years political cartooning has taken an increasingly important role in the public discourse, amplified by social media. The panel will focus on the role comics and art play in politics, specifically during election cycles, and how they can influence, inform, or enlighten the public on topics that they might otherwise have had a hard stance on or limited exposure to. Featuring Consume artist Hal Hefner, Polidiocy creators Eric Mahoney and Ryan Dunlavey, and other noted political cartoonists. Hosted by LINE Webtoon Head of Content Tom Akel.

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Title: Star Wars Presents: A Writers Roundtable Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Timothy Zahn Chuck Wendig Jim Luceno E.K. Johnston Charles Soule
Description: Some of the biggest and best Star Wars authors such as Timothy Zahn (Heir to the Empire, Thrawn), Chuck Wendig (Aftermath, Life Debt), Jim Luceno (Tarkin, Catalyst), E.K. Johnston (Ahsoka), and Charles Soule (Lando, Obi-Wan & Anakin, Poe Dameron), will be on hand to discuss their approach, process, and reception to writing stories set in a galaxy far, far away. Plus, exclusive sneak peeks into the future of Star Wars publishing, and more! Moderated by Lucasfilm’s Michael Siglain and Jennifer Heddle.
Title: Inside the Upside Down with Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Main Stage 1 -D Presented by AT&T Speakers: Millie Bobby Brown David Harbour
Description: Word is spreading fast about STRANGER THINGS, the thrilling supernatural hit from Netflix. Join Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) and David Harbour (Chief Hopper) as they talk about the monsters on Maple Street. They’re sure to let you in on some of the secrets and stories behind the biggest show of the summer. So grab your Eggos and get ready for a trip into the Upside Down!
Title: How to Succeed in Self Publishing! Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Jimmy Palmiotti Justin Jordan Claire Folkman Morgan Rosenblum Nat Towsen Kelly Phillips Description: We’re proud to be back for our third consecutive year, How to Succeed in Self Publishing! Come to hear the stories of various successful indie creators, their highs and lows of bringing their series to life and how they were able to monetize them. Have your questions answered by the people who have succeeded in turning their passions into a sustainable business. If you want to increase the likelihood of you “making it” as a self publisher, then you need to attend this Panel.
Title: MARVEL: 50 Years of Black Panther
Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Ta Nehisi Coates Brian Stelfreeze Christopher Priest Christopher Priest
Description: In July 1966, Marvel Comics published Fantastic Four #54: a landmark issue featuring the first major super hero of color, the Black Panther. Born into the tumult of the 1960’s Civil Rights movement, Marvel’s Black Panther became an immediate inspirational and aspirational symbol to millions. Fifty years later, he has risen into a major pop culture icon, prominently featured in Marvel comic books, animation, games, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe and known across the globe! Join Macarthur Genius, National Book Award Winner, and current Black Panther writer Ta-Nehisi Coates along with artist Brian Stelfreeze, writer Christopher Priest, and other Mighty Marvel Guests on this momentous panel, as they pay tribute to the character while discussing his tremendous impact on comics and pop culture!
Title: Visual Storytelling: Creators Demonstrate Page Breakdown
Day: Friday

 

 

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Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Sean Chen Jerry Ordway Paul Mounts Fabian Nicieza Rachel Ordway James McGill Buddy Scalera Description: Learn how to structure a complete comic book page from beginning to end. Pace, panel breakdown, and story arc discussed by professional writers, artists, and colorists who work for mainstream publishers like Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, & more. Learn how to improve your sequential art storytelling by watching top creators brainstorm on the page. Creators will be using markers by Marvy/Uchida. Hosted by Buddy Scalera of Comic Book School. Featuring the talents of artist Sean Chen (Wolverine, Iron Man), artist/writer Jerry Ordway (Superman, Shazam), colorist Paul Mounts (Harley Quinn), and writer/editor Fabian Nicieza (Deadpool, Valiant). Additional support by Rachel Ordway, & James McGill.
Title: Dark Horse Comics and Wargaming Present: The Tradition of Military Comic Books Past And Present Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Alex Brewer Bryan Nunes Ethan Young Larry Hama Garth Ennis Torsten Adair
Description: War stories have been a long tradition in comic books. From their birth during WWII to the late 80s with military “heroes” like G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero they have continually evolved. War comics eventually switched perspective to the men deep in the conflict in War Stories and the upcoming World of Tanks: Roll Out!
Join an expert Panel of war comic scribes: Garth Ennis (World of Tanks: Roll Out), Larry Hama (G.I. Joe) and Ethan Young (Nanjing:The Burning City) to explore the war comics tradition.
Title: You Fight Like A Girl! and Other Awesome Ideas Involving Women in Pop Culture Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Amy Chu Heidi MacDonald Dr. Katie Monnin Gina Gagliano Michael Gianfrancesco Tami Stronach Description: In the United States, all major publishers and studios are increasing character roles available to women, and there have been recent increases in female industry leaders as well. In this Panel, industry professionals and educators will explore the shifting nature of the field of pop culture entertainment with a focus on how creators are (and should be) focusing on strong roles for women and why it’s important for females readers to find themselves fairly represented on the page and screen.
Title: Texting With The Stars: How Fan-Favorite Characters Reach New Audiences Day: Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Vivian Rosenthal Samantha Meiler Josh Lawson Noah Young
Description: Snaps is excited to bring together marketing decision-makers from 4 of today’s biggest media franchises-20th Century Fox’s Deadpool, Nickelodeon’s Splat, Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad and Paramount’s Ninja Turtles/Star Trek-for an engaging Panel revealing how popular comic book brands are adapting new technology to increase engagement with their quickly evolving, tech-savvy fan base. Snaps is a mobile messaging platform that connects top Fortune 1000 companies to cell phone obsessed consumers.
Title: Keeping Control of Your Comic, Part 1: Contracts for the Comic Book Creator
Day: Friday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A05

 

 

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Speakers: Alan Robert Matthew Tynan, Esq. Sheafe B. Walker, Esq. David Gallaher Xander Bradica, Connor Bradica Thomas A. Crowell, Esq.
Description: The history of the comic book industry is filled with creators who have lost control of the rights to their work. Don’t let this happen to you! In this workshop, a Panel of attorneys and comic pros will show you how to navigate the TWO KEY CONTRACTS every comic book creator MUST know (and we’ll even show you a few tips on landing a publisher). Filled with tips and tricks from The Pocket Lawyer for Comic Book Creators: the first dedicated legal guide for the comic book industry.
Title: Official VIZ Media Panel
Day: Friday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Charlene Ingram Urian Brown Charlene Ingram
Description: Live from New York, it’s the VIZ Media Panel! Join us as the VIZ crew talks about some of your favorite titles like NARUTO, ONE-PUNCH MAN, TOKYO GHOUL, SAILOR MOON and much more. We’ll also be making announcements, showing off exclusive first looks at new titles and giving away prizes!
Title: Creators Studio with Joe Quesada Day: Friday
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Buddy Scalera Danielle Scalera Janet Scalara Nicole Scalera Matt Balogh
Description: Meet the legendary Joe Quesada like you’ve never met him before…alone on stage. An open conversation with Marvel Comics’ Chief Creative Officer about writing and drawing comics; breaking into the industry; staying employed; and the inevitable ups and downs of an epic career as a visual storyteller. Just two friends talking about a career in the comic book industry. Hosted by Buddy Scalera of Comic Book School with support by Danielle Scalera, Janet Scalera, Nicole Scalera, and Matt Balogh.
Title: Advanced Cosplay Q&A
Day: Friday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Lucky Grim Creative Rodney Brown Lodaim Cosplay Speaker BelleChere Speaker Xuphious Description: CAPE presents some of its expert Panelists to address your most challenging costume or makeup concerns! Join BelleChere, Lucky Grim Creative, Lodaim Cosplay and Xuphious as they offer their minds — filled with years of cosplay, prop work and professional costuming expertise — for you to pick! Got a problem? If they can’t solve it, few can!
Title: Jack Gleeson Spotlight
Day: Friday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Jack Gleeson
Description: He’s been saved by Batman and he’s ruled Westeros (briefly) and now Jack Gleeson is at NYCC to talk about life as King Joffrey and the perils of ordering the house wine at weddings.
Title: Lost Girl: The Doccubus Panel with Anna Silk & Zoie Palmer
Day: Friday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

 

 

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Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Anna Silk Zoie Palmer
Description: The Lost Girl herself, Anna Silk and the human who stole her heart, Zoie Palmer are here to talk about the end of the cult favorite series and what’s in store for their futures including Zoie’s new series, “Dark Matter.”
Title: Marvel NOW!: Divided We Stand
Day: Friday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Ryan North Greg Pak Amy Reeder David F. Walker Jim Zub Amy Reeder
Description: With the effects of Civil War II being felt across the Marvel Universe, how will our heroes pick up the pieces and move on? Learn about the landscape of Marvel Universe in this exciting panel showcasing the most exciting new series and stories launching in the aftermath of Civil War II! PLUS – Get the inside scoop on some of Marvel’s biggest break-out hits such as Squirrel Girl and Moon Girl! Panelists include Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), Greg Pak (Totally Awesome Hulk), Amy Reeder (Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur), David F. Walker (Occupy Avengers), Jim Zub (Thunderbolts), and other Mighty Marvel Guests!
Title: Rising From The East: New Kind Of Comics
Day: Friday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Akshay Dhar Jatin Varma Anant Sagar
Description: India’s always been a strange & enticing place, filled with a rich, varied history & mythos – home to a tradition of stories & art that stretch back millennia. Comics have been around in India for decades, but those produced natively were few & far between. Until now. A new generation of writers & artists who grew up devouring stories & art, both traditional & from everywhere else, then started to distill & create a new kind of Indian comic. Now we have a 1st: an Indian Comics Panel exclusive!
Title: Let’s Get Lost: Worldbuilding with YA and Middle Grade Authors Day: Friday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Scott Westerfeld Delia Sherman Danielle Paige James Dashner Cristina Arreola Jeff Giles Description: It’s been said that a good book can take you places…and no one knows that quite as well as readers of fantasy and science fiction. In this panel, travel to new (and occasionally familiar) worlds with MG & YA fantasy and sci-fi authors as they discuss the challenges of crafting an entire world out of thin air.
Title: The Unholy Children’s Book Massacre
Day: Friday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Frank Conniff Asterios Kokkinos Amanda Meadows Gabriel Laks Jenny Jaffe
Description: It’s the time of year for spooky stories, and there’s nothing scarier than having… your childhood ruined! Gather around the campfire (or the glow of an iPhone playing Pokemon Go) and hear the hilarious comedians from LA’s cult comedy press The Devastator – Asterios Kokkinos (Something Awful), Jenny Jaffe (Vulture), Gabriel Laks (College Humor) and Amanda Meadows (McSweeneys), and special guest Frank Conniff (MST3K) – read twisted parodies of Dr. Seuss, Goosebumps, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Choose Your Own Adventure. You’ll want your blankets and flashlights for this one! Also: s’mores for stress eating!

 

 

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Title: DC Batman Family Day: Friday
Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Tom King David Finch Scott Snyder Julie Benson Shawna Benson Steve Orlando James Tynion IV Tim Seeley Steve Orlando James Tynion IV
Description: Even after 75 plus years of stories, the family of Batman comics couldn’t be any hotter! Join the DC Rebirth talent behind your favorite Bat-tales for an exclusive look at what’s in store (and what’s next) for the World’s Greatest Detective and his cohorts in crime fighting! With Tom King and David Finch (Batman), Scott Snyder (All-Star Batman), Julie and Shawna Benson (Batgirl and the Birds of Prey), Steve Orlando (Batman: Night of the Monster Men), writerTim Seeley (Nightwing), James Tynion IV (Detective Comics) and others, Friday afternoon is the best time to explore the mean streets of Gotham City!
Title: Plotting to Pencils: Sequential Art & Visual Storytelling Day: Friday
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Buddy Scalera Terry Dodson Tim Seeley Jim Calafiore Joe Rybandt Paul Mounts Lawrence Hoffman Sandra Mounts Description: See a demonstration of exactly how real professional artists break down a script and thumbnail a comic book page. Listen to writers and editors discuss the challenges of panel-to-panel visual storytelling. Actual working pros show how to lay out the story flow and specific sequential panels from a real comic book script. Featuring the talents of artist Terry Dodson (Wonder Woman, X-Men), Tim Seeley (Batman, Revival), Jim Calafiore (Aquaman, Surviving Megalopolis), Joe Rybandt (Dynamite), and colorist Paul Mounts (Harley Quinn). Creators will be using markers by Marvy/Uchida. Hosted by Buddy Scalera of Comic Book School with support by Lawrence Hoffman, & Sandra Mounts.

Title: Elementary Day: Friday
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Jonny Lee Miller Lucy Liu Nelsan Ellis Robert Doherty
Description: A summer has passed for the modern-day crime-solving duo, and Watson’s former surgical patient Shinwell, reappears in her life. At first, he is a helpful tipster in a murder investigation and soon begins working with Sherlock and Joan, leveraging various illicit connections from his past to help the pair solve the NYPD’s most impossible cases. Join series stars Jonny Lee Miller (Dexter), Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels) and Nelsan Ellis (True Blood) with Executive Producer and Creator Robert Doherty for an exclusive screening of a never before seen episode followed by a Panel discussion and Fan Q&A.
Title: #BlackComicsMonth: Diversity in Comics
Day: Friday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Juan Ferreyra Ma. Victoria Robado Jill Pantozzi Wendy Xu Steve Orlando Speaker MizCaramelVixen Brenden Fletcher Alex De Campi
Description: Yes, #BlackComicsMonth is doing our 3rd Diversity in Comics Panel. Why? Well, until we see changes in the comics community, Panels like this will keep happening. “Diversity” is not a buzzword, “Diversity” is real life for many of us. If someone is disabled, or living with mental illness, a member of the LGBTQIA community, non-

 

 

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binary, Person of Color, etc – it’s not “Diversity”…it’s LIFE! We just want to be represented in comics correctly. Join our Panel as we discuss why having inclusivity/representation, sorry, “Diversity” in comics is important!
Title: DC’s Young Animal
Day: Friday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Gerard Way Nick Derington Jody Houser Marley Zarcone
Description: Be here as we get into the details of DC’s YOUNG ANIMAL, a brand new pop-up imprint developed by bestselling comic writer and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman Gerard Way (Doom Patrol, Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye), with many of his top notch collaborators including Nick Derington (Doom Patrol), Jody Houser (Mother Panic), Marley Zarcone (Shade, the Changing Girl) and others.
Title: The Laugh Button Presents: The Superhero Fantasy Draft 2016 Day: Friday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers:
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Have you ever wanted to make your own version of the Justice League and have them take on your ideal lineup of Avengers? What version of X-Men would you pit against Suicide Squad? Could the Sinister Six hold their own against the Watchmen? Join comedians, artists, and comic book luminaries as they draft their fantasy superhero squad. They select their ultimate team roster and defend their selections against the rest of the dais and you, the audience, who will ultimately decide who has the best team.
Title: Aniplex of America Industry Panel
Day: Friday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Alex Crum
Description: Join Aniplex of America as they give you the rundown of what’s new and interesting in the Aniplex world. Watch fascinating trailers, get the latest news and enjoy a Q&A session filled with prizes galore!
Title: Celebrating Will Eisner and Jack Kirby: Two Centuries of Genius Day: Friday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Danny Fingeroth Paul Levitz Rand Hoppe Charles Kochman
Description: Celebrate two titans as we near their 100th birthdays. Will Eisner was creator of The Spirit and an innovator of the graphic novel, starting with A Contract With God. Jack Kirby was co-creator of Captain America, Fantastic Four, the Avengers and more. Join Panelists including Paul Levitz (Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel), Rand Hoppe (Jack Kirby Museum), Charles Kochman (Abrams ComicArts) and moderator Danny Fingeroth (chair of Will Eisner Week) as they discuss what made these two great.
Title: Screen Gems – Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and Underworld: Blood Wars Day: Friday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: The Theater at Madison Square Garden
Speakers: Kate Beckinsale Theo James Anna Foerster Milla Jovovich Ali Larter William Levy Paul W.S. Anderson

 

 

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Description: Screen Gems comes to New York Comic Con for the first time with a sneak peek inside two of their landmark horror film franchises. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter: Alice (Milla Jovovich) must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. Underworld, Blood Wars: The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Title: Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond
Day: Friday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Warren Simons Fred Van Lente Hunter Gorinson Dinesh Shamdasani Rafer Roberts Fred Pierce Lewis LaRosa
Description: With a record-setting 50 Harvey Award nominations, Valiant Entertainment is the most acclaimed publisher anywhere in comics today. Now, find out what’s next for powerhouse series like FAITH, GENERATION ZERO, BRITANNIA, BLOODSHOT U.S.A., HARBINGER RENEGADES, SAVAGE and DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE right here with an all-star cast of Panelists including Jody Houser, Rafer Roberts, Fred Van Lente, Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons and CEO & CCO Dinesh Shamdasani! The future of Valiant starts here!
Title: An Inside Look at People of Earth
Day: Friday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Wyatt Cenac
Description: From Emmy winners Conan O’Brien (Conan) and Greg Daniels (The Office) and creator David Jenkins comes People of Earth, a half-hour single -camera comedy series about a support group for alien abductees. Join series star Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show) for a screening of the pilot episode followed by a Q&A. People of Earth centers on skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham (Cenac) who investigates a support group to write about the member’s supposed alien encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, however, the more he realizes a semblance of truth to their stories and, possibly, even signs that point to his own alien abduction. The onetime outsider now finds himself a part of this eclectic group of misfits, all the while struggling with the idea of knowing that life could exist beyond our world. Produced by Conaco LLC in association with Warner Horizon Television, People of Earth is coming this fall to TBS.
Title: Expanding Worlds: How Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels Imagine the World – For Better or for Worse Day: Friday
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Rysa Walker Jason Kirk Amy Bartol Alys Arden Gwenda Bond J.D. Horn
Description: From hyper-drive star ships to swords and sorcery to lustful vampires, science fiction and fantasy novels imagine worlds with infinite possibilities. But frequently, these worlds are remarkably similar to our own. Come hear bestselling science-fiction and fantasy authors discuss their imagined worlds and the impact of the collective SFF brain on the “real” world. Authors Rysa Walker (The Delphi Effect, Timebound), Gwenda Bond (Girl In the Shadows), Amy A. Bartol (Kricket series, Secondborn series), J.D. Horn (Witching Savannah series), and Alys Arden (The Casquette Girls) will debate and discuss, led by Senior Editor Jason Kirk of 47North and Skyscape.
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Day: Friday
Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Buddy Scalera Paul Hakimian John Spingler Gina Balogh Chris Cullmann Alexa Fox Dominic Sparano
Description: Meet your next creative partner in this fun, interactive networking session. IMPORTANT: Bring business cards & samples of your work! This panel has helped complete strangers form creative teams and publish comic books. It’s fun even for shy people. The original and best Creator Connection. Be there and launch your career. Support by Gina Balogh, Paul Hakimian, John Spingler, & Chris Cullmann. Hosted by Buddy Scalera of Comic Book School. Inspirational opening comments by Alexa Fox (Challenging Comics) Dominic Sparano (Pronto Comics) and more.
Title: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Rise of the Super Shredder Day: Friday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Ciro Nieli Rob Paulsen Greg Cipes Hoon Lee Kevin Michael Richardson
Description: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles square off against the most dangerous threat they have ever faced
– the Super Shredder! Executive Producer Ciro Nieli shares an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the epic adventures and new characters awaiting the Turtles. On hand will be the extraordinary voice actors of the TMNT world; Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Hoon Lee (Master Splinter) and Kevin Michael Richardson (Shredder). But that’s not all; even more top-secret surprises and special reveals are in store. Moderated by Andre Meadows (Black Nerd Comedy). Booyakasha!
Title: MEET MARVEL – Retailer Panel*
Day: Friday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Ta Nehisi Coates
Description: 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 the future of the Marvel Universe! With a very special guest appearance by Macarthur Genius and National Book Award Winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Black Panther) and a who’s who of Marvel Editorial Panelists, this is not to be missed! This Panel is open to retailers ONLY and will have special giveaways (while supplies last) – For more information on how to attend, check the Marvel Mailer! *Must have event pass for entry
Title: Salem
Day: Friday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Shane West Brannon Braga Adam Simon
Description: Continuing its bloody, sexy and fantastical reimagining of Colonial America, join the star- studded SALEM cast and producers for an extended sneak peek at the upcoming third season, set to premiere Halloween week, November 2 on WGN America. Shane West (Nikita, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) along with co-creators and executive producers Brannon Braga (Star Trek) and Adam Simon will unveil intriguing footage from the spellbinding supernatural thriller series, produced by Fox 21 Television Studios. Moderated discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.
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Title: Drawfee! Live
Day: Friday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Nathan Yaffe and Friends
Description: Join CollegeHumor.com illustrators Caldwell Tanner and Nathan Yaffe for a live version of DRAWFEE, their popular YouTube improvised art show. Joined by artist friends and other special guests, the artistic duo lead a comedy-drawing experience including both games and audience participation while they collaborate to create original pieces of art based on audience input. Join them as they take your dumb suggestions – such as “Celebrity Sharks,” “Sassy Palm Trees” and “Political Unicorns” – and make even dumber drawings!
Title: Spotlight on Spice & Wolf Author Isuna Hasekura Day: Friday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Isuna Hasekura
Description: Author Isuna Hasekura is coming to New York to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of SPICE AND WOLF, discuss his award winning series, and answer questions from fans! Isuna Hasekura’s debut novel, SPICE AND WOLF, earned the Silver Prize in the 2005 Dengeki Novel Prize with the series going on to total seventeen novels with both manga and anime adaptations. The light novel series’ story centers around the travels of the merchant Kraft Lawrence, who strikes a deal with the wolf god Holo that sees him transporting the homesick goddess back to her remote northern homeland. Uniquely exploring medieval trade, commerce, and religion, Lawrence plies his trade with Holo (in both human and wolf form) often becoming a decisive factor in his endeavors, but in the end, it is the story of these two memorable characters and their relationship to one another.
Title: Stories of Imagination: Your Must-Read Book Review from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads Day: Friday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Margot Wood Emilia Rhodes David Pomerico Shawn Nicholls Caroline Perny
Description: “Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.” (Sir Terry Pratchett) You will find no dearth of imagination here: Harper Voyager and Epic Reads, are basically a dragon’s hoard of science fiction and fantasy – there are more wonders here than you can imagine in one lifetime! Today, editors and marketers will share a few precious gems from the coming seasons with you…and all attendees will walk away with a book in hand!
Title: Titmouse, Inc.
Day: Friday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Chris Prynoski Scot Reinecker Christy Karacas Anthony Cupo Richard Mather Ben Kalina Description: Meet with one of the largest 2D animation studios in America. Talk with directors, creators, producers and animators. There will be discussions about what shows we make and how we make them! Titmouse does a wide variety of shows, from Adult Swim to Disney. We will screen some of our animation favorites and hand out free merchandise, as well as answer questions from the audience.
Title: Quest Complete! Bandai Namco Entertainment RPG Panel
Day: Friday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10

 

 

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Speakers: Dennis Lee Nick O’Leary Pearl Lai
Description: Join BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. as they discuss their upcoming JRPG games including Sword Art Online Hollow Realization, Tales of Berseria, and more!
Title: MR. ROBOT Book Panel Day: Friday
Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St Speakers: Courtney Looney Sam Esmail
Description: Go behind the scenes with Mr. Robot creator and executive producer Sam Esmail and show writer Courtney Looney as they discuss USA’s award–winning series and its first and only official book tie-in. MR. ROBOT: Red Wheelbarrow is the ultimate journey into the world of the hit series– and holds a key to hacking the mind of its main character, Elliot. New York Comic Con-exclusive advance copies will also be available after the panel for signing.
Title: Queer Representation in All-Ages and Youth Media
Day: Friday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Kat Leyh Blue Delliquanti James Tynion IV Jude Biersdorfer Jeremy Sorese
Description: Many people have often dismissed queer content as adult content inappropriate for kids. However, as we’ve seen in the popularity and successes of Legend of Korra, Steven Universe, Lumberjanes, and Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller, LGBTQIA+ characters and storylines in comics resonate with young audiences. Join Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes), Blue Delliquanti (O Human Star), Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), and James Tynion IV (The Backstagers) as they speak about how we can better include healthy representation and how to make it standard practice. Moderated by Jude Biersdorfer of The New York Times. Room: 1A02
Title: An Hour with Adam Savage Day: Friday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Adam Savage
Description: Ever since MythBusters ended, fans have been asking Adam what he’s up to — and what he’s up to has included some AMAZING costumes, both acquired and built. But this panel is about you. For his FIRST EVER panel at New York Comic Con, this Tarrytown, NY, native will answer your questions on everything from his past (which includes not only MythBusters but Star Wars) to his present (which includes LOTS of interesting cosplay) to his future.
Title: Vertigo
Day: Friday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Scott Snyder Tom King Marguerite Bennett Tim Seeley Joshua Williamson Tim Seeley Description: Vertigo is comics’ most consistently innovative imprint, and home to edgy stories and top industry talent. Find out where some of your favorite titles are heading with comic writing superstars Scott Snyder (American Vampire Anthology), Tom King (Sheriff of Babylon), Marguerite Bennett (American Vampire Anthology), Tim Seeley (The Lost Boys), Josh Williamson (Frostbite) and others.
Title: Inktober: How a 31 Day Drawing Challenge Can Change Your Life

 

 

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Day: Friday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Jake Parker Elsa Chang Carey Pietsch
Description: October is Inktober month! Join New York Times Bestselling artist Jake Parker as he and other inktober artists discuss how Inktober can battle creative block, form positive drawing habits, and how to channel that creative inertia into other projects. Parker created Inktober in 2009 to get better at inking. 7 years later it has become a worldwide phenomenon with millions of ink drawings created by tens of thousands of artists since its inception.
Title: Once Upon a Time Day: Friday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St Speakers: Adam Horowitz Edward Kitsis
Description: The Evil Queen is back! The heroes of Once Upon a Time grapple with the return of this super-charged classic villain, while also dealing with Mr. Hyde and the new arrivals from the Land of Untold Stories. And as our favorite Storybrooke residents help to find happy endings for these lost and forgotten stories, they’ll discover that they have some untold stories of their own. Co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis (Lost) and Adam Horowitz (Lost) invite you to join them for an exclusive look at an upcoming episode of Once Upon a Time and a discussion of the new season of unexpected twists, evolving characters and thrilling adventures. This panel is sure to bring some surprises you won’t want to miss!
Title: Asian Pacific American Comics and Culture Day: Friday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Ethan Young Greg Pak
Description: For years, Asian comics creators have been doing incredible work furthering the medium of sequential art. From Eisner Award winning storytelling to phenomenal artistic expression, Asian Pacific Americans have begun a movement within the comic business. Join Greg Pak (Kingsway West), Ethan Young (Nanjing: Burning City), and other special guests for a fascinating conversation on the embracing of culture of Asia in comics.
Title: Hulu’s Shut Eye
Day: Friday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers:
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Join the cast and series creator for a Panel where they will discuss the new show and the complex world of psychics.
Title: Women Warriors: An Homage to Strong Female Characters in SFF Day: Friday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Amy S. Foster E.K. Johnston Holly Jennings Jonathan Maberry Sam Maggs Margaret Stohl Description: Women in strong roles have been inspiring readers of all genders for ages; with 2016’s summer release of the “Ghostbusters” reboot, and anticipation for DC’s bringing Princess Diana to the big screen, the

 

 

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profile of women as lead characters (who pass the Bechdel test) has been elevated. Join these authors in discovering even more works to satisfy the appetite of any reading warrior princess!
Title: [adult swim] Panel Block Day: Friday
Time: 4:15 PM – 6:45 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Casper Kelly Dave Willis Matt Servitto Dana Snyder Craig Rowin Daniel Stessen John Krasinski Jon Gries Nick Rutherford Jackson Publick
Description:


[adult swim] presents: Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Join co-creators Casper Kelly (Too Many Cooks) and Dave Willis (Squidbillies) as they discuss what’s to come from the upcoming third season of Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell, a live-action workplace comedy set in Hell, premiering in October on Adult Swim. They will be joined by cast members Matt Servitto (Banshee), Dana Snyder (Squidbillies) and Craig Rowin (The Jack and Triumph Show).
[adult swim] presents: DREAM CORP LLC 5:10 PM – 5:55 PM
Creator Daniel Stessen (The Gold Sparrow), co-executive producer John Krasinski (The Office) and cast members Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite) and Nick Rutherford (The Office) invite you for a first look at the new original series, DREAM CORP LLC, premiering this October on Adult Swim. DREAM CORP LLC is an absurd comedy set in a neglected dream therapy facility. Each week desperate patients have their dreams recorded and analyzed by Dream Corp’s absent-minded professor, Dr. Roberts (Jon Gries), and his team of unremarkable scientists.
[adult swim] presents: The Venture Bros. 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
The Venture Bros. co-creators Jackson Publick & Doc Hammer will take the stage to dive into the Venture world and discuss their fan-favorite original series on Adult Swim.
Title: Deleted Scenes Day: Friday
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Naomi Novik C.A. Higgins Vic James Katherine Arden Tricia Narwani
Description: Deleted Scenes — Editing a book is no easy feat, especially for the person who wrote that book. Authors C.A. Higgins (Lightless series), Peter Brett (The Demon Cycle), Vic James (Gilded Cage), each read a deleted scene from a published novel and discuss why it landed on the cutting room floor.
Title: MARVEL: Infinity Gauntlet 25th Anniversary
Day: Friday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Jim Starlin
Description: 25 years ago, Marvel introduced the world to the Infinity Gauntlet and shined a spotlight on the nastiest Marvel villain ever, THANOS! Infinity Gauntlet #1 brought a new level of “epic” to the Marvel Universe with an object of unimaginable power, an unprecedented cosmic catastrophe, and the simple yet undeniable message that absolute power corrupts absolutely. NOW, don’t miss the first thorough examination of Thanos and

 

 

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the gauntlet’s history in an intimate panel with the man who created it all, Jim Starlin! This is the panel no fan of the Mad Titan should miss!
Title: An Evening with Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom Day: Friday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Yusei Matsui
Description: Yusei Matsui, creator of the beloved ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM manga, is making his first North American appearance at NYCC, and will discuss his career and creative process behind his global hit! The journey from pen to Panel and from manga to anime is no easy task. This special presentation by VIZ Media and FUNimation will explore the ins and outs to bringing the story of a pathetic class of misfits and their bizarre tentacled teacher to life! Brought to you in partnership with the Japan Society and the Japan Foundation.
Title: Queer Culture: LGBT Presence in Pop Culture
Day: Friday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: David Yost Dan Avery Jude Biersdorfer Louisa Krause Graham Nolan Chun Rosenkranz Joe Glass David Yost
Description: The New York Times’ LGBT and Allies Affinity Network, TimesOUT, presents its 3rd annual Queer Culture Panel. We will have a cast of panelist from all walks of life and careers in Pop Culture, including tv and film, media, comedy and activism. Join them as they discuss their careers, their lives and answer your questions! Title: Wonder Woman 75
Day: Friday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Marc Andreyko Jose Luis Garcia Lopez Yanick Parquette Greg Rucka Jill Thompson Description: In her 75 year publishing history, Wonder Woman has become one of the most popular and
influential icons of all time; both as a “disciple of peace and love” and an invincible enemy of injustice. Don’t miss this historic panel with top notch talent Marc Andreyko, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Yanick Paquette, Greg Rucka, Jill Thompson and others who have shaped the Amazing Amazon into the hero and inspiration she is today.
Title: What Should I Be Reading? Hand-Picked Comics Recommendations
Day: Friday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Matt Kolowski Tia Vasiliou Jimmy Palmiotti Jamal Igel Agnes Garabowska Lynly Forrest Ivan Salazar
Description: Just getting into comics but not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Don’t miss this panel as some of the industry’s biggest professionals impart their vast comic knowledge and personally recommend series just right for you! Join a panel of comics superstars Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn, Painkiller Jain), Jamal Igel (Black, Molly Danger), Agnes Garbowska (My Little Pony, Jem and the Holograms), Lynly Forrest (Hex 11) and the comiXologist podcast crew Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski and as they become your guides through the awesome world of comics!
Title: Where are the Wheelchairs: Disability in Media
Day: Friday
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Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Day Al Mohamed Jillian Mercado Steve Way Maysoon Zayid Dominick Evans
Description: Why are disabled roles so often played by non-disabled actors? Are certain disabilities not welcome in media? What can be done to give viewers a more accurate portrayal of people with disabilities? Join us as we answer these questions and more in an attempt to understand why the world’s largest minority is the media’s least represented.
Title: STARZ Presents: Black Sails
Day: Friday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Luke Arnold Hannah New Jessica Parker Kennedy Tom Hopper Clara Paget Jonathan E. Steinberg Robert Levine
Description: STARZ Original Series “Black Sails” Panel and Season Four Sneak Preview – Luke Arnold (John Silver), Hannah New (Eleanor Guthrie), Jessica Parker Kennedy (Max), Tom Hopper (Billy Bones), and Clara Paget (Anne Bonny) as well as Creators & Executive Producers Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine discuss the hit series and preview the explosive fourth and final season.
Title: Today in Nerd History
Day: Friday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: and Friends Tony Wilson
Description: Dorkly.com brings its Today in Nerd History video series to life in a special edition trivia competition. Seeking to crown New York Comic Con’s Nerd History Champion, Dorkly’s Tony Wilson will test the Panel in an exploration of the most important dates in geek history. Audience members will be selected to team up with Dorkly staff and notable nerd historians to compete against each other and test their knowledge of dates ranging from the history of Fallout to National UFO Day. The Panel will also include real-time trivia questions about NYCC 2016. After all, history is written by the victors and the competitors of Today in Nerd Trivia are no exception.
Title: Satire in the Age of Social Media Day: Friday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St Speakers: Connor Toole Alec Macdonald Pat Kiernan
Description: Discover the voice of a generation in Millennials of New York, a parody of the lauded Humans of New York, covering everything from internet slacktivism to using Netflix to save a relationship to replacing therapy with Instagram likes. Authors Connor Toole and Alec Macdonald, the authors behind Facebook phenomenon Millennials of New York, will be joined by TV host Pat Kiernan as they discuss their smart and witty satire on the self-and selfie-absorbed generation.
Title: LINE Webtoon – Monetize YOUR Comics!
Day: Friday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Tom Akel Kaitlyn Narvaza Tracy Butler Junkoo Kim Jack Conte Angelo Sotira
Description: Making comics and you can too! LINE Webtoon has been breaking new talent for over 10 years. LINE Webtoon’s Tom Akel will walk you through how to publish and promote your own IP on the Discover platform and talk about LINE Webtoons partnerships that are focused on creator growth with Patreon Founder Jack Conte,

 

 

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DeviantArt Founder Angelo Sotira and LINE Webtoon Founder Junkoo Kim. Come hear from creators who have published their work through Discover while building huge audiences, including Kaitlyn Narvaza(Siren’s Lament,Where Tangents Meet) and a creator of the hit series Lackadaisy, Tracy Butler.
Title: IDW & SyFy Present: Wynonna Earp
Day: Friday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Melanie Scrofano Tim Rozon Emily Adras Beau Smith
Description: By now, the word is out, Wynonna Earp was the TV hit of the Spring, and has been green -lit for a second season! Now, get an exclusive look at the action packed series with the cast and crew! Who is Wynonna Earp? A smoking hot, bad ass demon killer, that’s who. Join stars Melanie Scrofano (Supernatural, Haven) and Tim Rozon (Lost Girl, Being Human), along with showrunner Emily Andras and Wynonna Earp comic creator Beau Smith as they show some looks behind the scenes, spill a few secrets about the upcoming season 2, spin yarns about the Wynonna Earp trade paperback release and upcoming comic series, and participate in a Q&A!
Title: Image Comics: Character
Day: Friday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Jeremy Haun Kyle Higgins David Brothers Rod Reis Jason Hurley
Description: A high concept for a comic is a great invitation, but great characters are what make you want to stay with the book. Characters that you empathize with or are cooler than cool are captivating. Kyle Higgins & Rod Reis (Hadrian’s Wall) and Jason Hurley & Jeremy Haun (The Beauty), along with a few special guests, are going to dig deep into characters, and how it’s not as easy as a cool outfit and a snappy name.
Title: The Official HERO HAIR Cosplay Wig Panel
Day: Friday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Erin Kennedy Lunsford Lydia Bender Travis Cowsill Alyssa Battersby Meg Murphy
Description: A 60 minute, INTERACTIVE, Keynote presentation, close-up wig display and Q&A Panel, devoted to the professional CUSTOM cosplay wig, conducted by the entertainment industry artisans who have made wigs their life’s work. Content will range from proper basic pin curling & prep, to perfect crowning of wigs for their appearances & photo/video shoots, “lace fronts” vs “hard fronts” and much more! Program will a feature a 5 minute original short, “The History of Wigs: A Journey of Hair Through Time.”
Title: Good Smile Company Industry Panel
Day: Friday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Takuro Akiyama Enna Hozumi Kai Nakamura Takanori Aki Ryoma Enomoto Frances Delgado Description: Join Good Smile Company as they discuss the latest coming from the wonderful world of figures!
Title: Hip-Hop & Comics: Cultures Combining
Day: Friday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
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Description: Hip-Hop and comics reflect each other in many ways – rappers and graffiti artists utilize superheroic imagery and adopt larger-than-life alter-egos; comic creators incorporate references to music, dance, and fashion, and draw on Hip-Hop’s rich visual vocabulary. Here, Patrick A. Reed (Depth Of Field/ComicsAlliance) brings together graphic artists and musical innovators to discuss the ties between these two creative cultures.
Title: Moving Beyond The Strong Female Character
Day: Friday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Sam Maggs
Description: Representation is important in all forms of media – so how do we go about making sure that creators continue to improve their work? It’s not enough to just make Strong Female Characters – we need well-written, fully-developed female character in our comics, video games, TV shows and movies. Join our Panelists as they chat about their favorite lady characters in media, what they think could be improved, and how we can go about making those changes.
Title: Marvel Television Presents: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Ghost Rider Day: Friday
Time: 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Jeph Loeb
Description: Join Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television) and cast members as they share secrets from the hot new season and be the first to see an all-new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Title: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt December Sky Screening Day: Friday
Time: 7:45 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers:
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SUNRISE will be presenting a screening of English dub of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. The screening will be followed with a Q&A. Join Director Michael Sinterniklaas as he answers questions about creating the English language version for a simultaneous release!
Title: Howl’s Moving Castle Screening
Day: Friday
Time: 7:45 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Ashley Eckstein
Description: Howl’s Moving Castle is another visually spectacular tale of imagination from Hayao Miyazaki. Join Her Universe, Hot Topic and GKIDS for Studio Ghibli trivia, prizes and a special screening of the enchanting film. Hosted by Her Universe founder, Ashley Eckstein.
Title: Logic and Steve Blum Discuss The Incredible True Story – Where Music and Anime Intersect Part II Day: Friday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Logic . Steve Blum Kevin Randolph Arjun Ivatury
Description: Following the massive commercial success of Logic’s sophomore album The Incredible True Story, released in November of 2015, Logic and Steve Blum (voice actor known for Spike Spiegel of Cowboy Bepop, Mugen in Samurai Champloo, Wolverine in Wolverine and the Z-Men) revisit NYCC for another discussion

 

 

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regarding the intersection of music and anime. The two as well as supporting members of Logic’s creative team will discuss life post The Incredible True Story and the collaborative process. Logic just wrapped up The Endless Summer Tour, performing in arenas and amphitheaters nationwide.
Title: Breaking Into Comics
Day: Friday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Andy Schmidt Paul Allor Jim Zub
Description: Andy Schmidt, (Marvel and IDW editor and Comics Experience founder) won’t just tell you how to budget a comic, he’ll SHOW YOU! On Screen! He’ll walk you through the very real costs of creating a comic book, publishing it and distributing it through certain channels. It’s eye opening and fear inducing—but then he’ll give you some serious tips on how to save money and get back to black!
Title: AfterShock Comics: Past, Present and Future
Day: Friday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Mike Zagari Mike Marts Brian Azzarello Joe Pruett Stephan Nilson Adam Glass Paul Jenkins Description: Join Mike Marts (Editor-in-Chief), Joe Pruett (Publisher), Mike Zagari (Sr. VP Digital-Creative) and several of the AfterShock Comics creative teams as they discuss their current titles and future plans for the AfterShock Universe.
Title: AMC Presents HUMANS
Day: Friday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
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In advance of the Season 2 premiere in 2017, Cast and Executive Producers from the critically acclaimed AMC show “Humans” discuss the upcoming season, new characters, and reveal behind-the-scenes information about the sci-fi series during their first appearance at New York Comic Con.
Title: Your Opinion Sucks! – Rotten Tomatoes Critics vs. Fans Day: Friday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Scott Mantz
Description: Face off against your favorite Rotten Tomatoes critics and editor-in-chief Matt Atchity and senior editor Grae Drake of Rotten Tomatoes, in this highly interactive Panel discussion where audience members are invited to share movies and TV shows they love, hate, or love to hate. Everyone in the room will get the chance to vote “fresh” or “rotten” by using their personal “Tomatometer Paddle.”
Title: Sailor Moon S, Episodes 91 & 92
Day: Friday
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
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Description: Usagi Tsukino is a clumsy but kindhearted teenage girl who transforms into the powerful guardian of love and justice, Sailor Moon. In the exciting third season, she meets new allies and together they must continue the fight to protect the universe from forces of evil and total annihilation!

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Title: Nostalgia and Reboots in Literature Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Max Brallier Gareth Hinds Christina Henry Elizabeth Eulberg John Jackson Miller Paul Tremblay Description: Everything old is new again. Kinda. From Shakespeare to fantastic literature of the 19th Century to detecting tales of the early 20th Century, to “Wagon Train to the Stars” to adventures gone terribly wrong, the joy of these works comes in the blend of the familiar and the original.
Title: Cosplay: Let’s Get Serious
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Ed Catto Kathy Wiktor Carrie Wood Gillian Conahan Becka Noel Mark Huesman Becka Noel Description: Cosplay By McCall’s, the leading brand of sewing patterns created for and in collaboration with cosplayers and cosmakers, and The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay engage in a thought-provoking, insider’s look at this flourishing and increasingly influential expression of fandom. Moderator Ed Catto (Bonfire Agency) is joined by Kathy Wiktor (Cosplay by McCall’s), Carrie Wood (Overstreet Guide), Gillian Conahan (Cosplay by McCall’s Blog), Becka Noel (Cosplay by McCall’s – Cosplayer & Designer) and Mark Huesman (Overstreet Guide) to talk about the creators, genres, and trends driving growth of cosplay in terms of participation, relevance, and creativity.
Title: DC Rebirth – What’s Next? Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Amanda Conner Jimmy Palmiotti Juan Ferreyra Ben Percry Christopher Priest Greg Rucka Rob Venditti Joshua Williamson
Description: Comic fans everywhere know that DC Rebirth has sent shockwaves across the DC universe! With repercussions that are firmly part of continuity, fans are asking, “So what’s next?” Not to worry! The talented teams from your favorite Rebirth books are here to talk you through the next great stories in the Rebirth revolution! With Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Juan Ferreyra (Green Arrow), Ben Percy (Green Arrow, Teen Titans), Christopher Priest (Deathstroke), Greg Rucka (Wonder Woman), Rob Venditti (Hal Jordan and The Green Lantern Corps), Josh Williamson (Flash) and others!
Title: Be Your Own Superhero: Intersectional Feminism in Comics
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Sam Maggs
Description: Ms. Marvel & Bitch Planet are blowing up the world of comics; but being a good feminist isn’t just about getting as many female-led titles on the shelf as possible. Representation matters to everyone, & diversity of all kinds both behind and on the page makes a huge difference in the stories we read & the ideas we internalize. Join our Panel of comic pros to chat about all the different strides we’ve made in representation of race, gender & sexuality in comics – & how we can strive to do better.

 

 

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Title: Evangeline Lilly and the Return of Squickerwonkers!
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Evangeline Lilly Rodrigo Bastos Didier
Description: Actress Evangeline Lilly introduces us to the second exciting instalment to her Squickerwonkers series! A specially created limited edition sketch book has been created for New York Comic Con and she will be telling us about her creative experience and how she has fitted in her life as a Children’s author with her life as a Hollywood actress on block-busters such as Ant-Man and The Hobbit! Visit Titan Booth #2142 for information on all her signings!
Title: Marvel: Spider-Man- The Clone Conspiracy
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Dan Slott
Description: Join us for this revealing panel on all present and future Spider-Man titles! Learn more about the mega-event DEAD NO MORE: THE CLONE CONSPIRACY, which finds Spider-Man amidst a gauntlet of his greatest foes, and marks the arrival of a mysterious new villain plus the return of loved ones lost! PLUS – Get the lowdown on the rest of the Spider-family and other street-level characters! With writer Dan Slott and other Mighty Marvel Guests, this is THE Spider-panel you do not want to miss!
Title: Let’s Make a Villain
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Dirk Manning Jim Zub Comfort Love and Adam Withers
Description: Creating great villains is essential for making great stories, whether you love their every appearance or just love to hate them. Award nominated duo Comfort and Adam, joined by Jim Zub and Dirk Manning lead this seminar in two parts: first, you’ll learn what makes great villains in both writing and in art. Then, Comfort & Adam will invite the audience to participate in creating a new villain which will be designed and drawn live.
Title: Crazy Talk: Mental Health, Pop Culture and Empowerment
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Jeff Trexler Heather Antos Alex Segura Vasilis Pozios, M.D
Description: Does mental health represent the next wave of diversity in comics, or is that just “crazy” talk? Join Panelists Alex Segura (Archie Comics SVP – Publicity and Marketing), Heather Antos (Marvel Entertainment Assistant Editor), and Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D., (Broadcast Thought) as they discuss the state of mental health media representation and how a mental health/pop culture partnership can be a “win-win” for both the entertainment industry and people with mental illnesses. Jeff Trexler moderates.
Title: USA Network’s FALLING WATER Panel with the Cast and Creators
Day: Saturday
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
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Description: What if you could walk out of your dream and into someone else’s? In USA’s mind-bending new thriller from Executive Producers Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead) and Blake Masters (Brotherhood), three strangers come to realize that they are each dreaming separate parts of a single shared dream. They soon uncover an even darker secret: that the ability to control people’s dreams…means the power to control the world.
Title: Inside Gotham with David Mazouz, Erin Richards and Robin Lord Taylor Day: Saturday
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: David Mazouz Erin Richards Robin Lord Taylor
Description: David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne), Erin Richards (Barbara Kean) and Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot) give a behind-the-scenes look at the seedy Gotham underworld, and what it’s like to be a part of the Bat-Mythos. Join Gotham’s goldenboy and a few sinister scoundrels as they share their Arkham adventures and talk about the latest TV installment in the Batman world.
Title: Shadowhunters Season 2 Q&A with EPs and Cast Day: Saturday
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St Speakers: Todd Slavkin Darren Swimmer McG . Andy Swift
Description: Your favorite Shadowhunters and Downworlders are back for season two of the hit Freeform show “Shadowhunters!” Get an exclusive first look at footage from the premiere and hear what season two has in store for fans from Executive Producers Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, McG and cast (appearances dependent on availability). TVLine Senior Editor Andy Swift will be moderating the panel.
Title: Black Mask Comics: Debuting Tomorrow’s Legends
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Kwanza Osajyefo Matt Pizzolo Tini Howard Magdalene Visaggio Katy Rex Tony Patrick Eric Palicki Description: Fresh off a dazzling run with breakout books Space Riders, Kim & Kim, Black, We Can Never Go Home, and Young Terrorists, Black Mask has made a name for itself as the hottest launchpad to debut new talent and as the home for some of the coolest, most provocative comics around. Join Black Mask co-founder Matt Pizzolo (Young Terrorists, Godkiller) and creators Kwanza Osajyefo (Black), Tini Howard (upcoming The Skeptics), Tony Patrick (X’ed), Eric Palicki (upcoming No Angel), Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim), Katy Rex (Jade Street Protection Services), & more special guests for a wide-ranging discussion of how new creators and new ideas are changing comics and how YOU can be a part of it.
Title: Hulu and AwesomenessTV’s Freakish
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A06
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Join the cast for a moderated Panel discussion and an exclusive sneak peek at the premiere episode. Freakish will debut on Hulu on October 10th.
Title: StarTalk All Stars! The Science of Science Fiction
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

 

 

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Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Charles Liu Emily Rice PJ Manney Chuck Nice
Description: StarTalk Radio’s very own Chuck Nice, teamed up with geeks like scientist Dr. Charles Liu and guests, discuss the science of Star Trek, comic books, and your favorite science fiction media. Join us for a brain expanding, reality warping panel that’s guaranteed to leave you just a little bit smarter than you were when you came.
Title: Image Comics: Storytelling
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: David Brothers Marjorie Liu Gabriel Hardman Declan Shalvey Bryan Hill
Description: You can’t judge a comic solely based on what happens to the characters in it. You have to look at how things happen, what the story looks like, and a bunch of other little tiny things that make comics one of the most vibrant storytelling mediums around. Gabriel Hardman (Invisible Republic), Declan Shalvey (Injection), Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Bryan Hill (Romulus) and a couple special guests are some of the best storytellers in the business.
Title: The ComiXology Unlimited Starter Pack Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Tia Vasiliou Ivan Salazar Matt Kolowski
Description: Want to sample new titles? Looking to binge read some classics? It’s easier than ever with comiXology Unlimited — the new subscription service that allows you to explore thousands of comics, graphic novels and manga at the unbelievable price of $5.99 a month. Get the latest on this new initiative from comiXology and live suggestions on where to dive in from the comiXologist podcast crew Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski. Moderated by comiXology’s Ivan Salazar.
Title: Fantasy Fandoms Unite Day: Saturday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Garth Nix Sabaa Tahir Rae Carson Kendare Blake Renee Ahdieh
Description: YA Fantasy authors put the “fan” in fandom with stories of kick-ass heroines who thrive despite the mayhem and magic in the pages of their books. Join bestselling YA authors Garth Nix (Old Kingdom Series), Rae Carson (Like a River Glorious) and Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns) as they discuss the expansive fantastical worlds they’ve created.
Title: Supergirl’s Not Black!: On Being Black, Queer and Cosplaying Day: Saturday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Harley Lovegood Tony Ray Brandon The Shapeshifter Jay Justice Cleopatra From The Bronx Speaker Isake
Description: This Panel of all black and queer nerds will explore the topic of cosplaying and the intersections of race, gender & sexual orientation. We aim to dismantle the stigma of “Cosplaying While Black”, Gender-Bending & Pink Washing. What are ways we, as black queer folks, can push back against the idea that we shouldn’t take up space in fandom?

 

 

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Title: Season 3 Exclusive: Netflix Presents Black Mirror – Play Test Day: Saturday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers:
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About Black MirrorBlack Mirror is an anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand–alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno–paranoia. Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone – a Black Mirror reflecting our 21st Century existence back at us. The series is created and written by Charlie Brooker, and executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones. All Episodes Available on Netflix October 21st. About Play Test Thrill–seeking globetrotter Cooper (Wyatt Russell) visits Britain, hooks up with Sonja (Hannah John–Kamen) –– and tests a video game so advanced, it’s terrifying…
Title: Dark Matter Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Justin Rojas Tara McKinney
Description: Join the members of the cast of Dark Matter, as they discuss the series and answer fan questions. About “Dark Matter” In “Dark Matter,” the crew of a derelict spaceship is awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage charged with vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets. “Dark Matter” airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET on Syfy. Fans can follow @dark_matterTV and #DarkMatter for updates.
Title: Alan Tudyk Spotlight Day: Saturday
Time: 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Alan Tudyk
Description: Alan Tudyk will curse your sudden, but inevitable betrayal, if you’re not at his Panel! Find out what’s happening in the latest season of Con Man, the hilarious web series from Alan, Nathan Fillion and PJ Haarsma. Find out what he’s been doing on Powerless, the newest superhero workplace comedy by DC Comics. Did we mention Alan is playing the droid K-2SO in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story? Don’t be a leaf on the wind – get to his Panel!
Title: Geeks of Color IV: The Force Awakens
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Diana Pho Bill Campbell Sarah Kuhn Quressa Robinson Jenn Baker Andrea Lee
Description: Geeks of Color Episode 4: The Force Awakens continues to speak about the latest developments concerning representation across the creative industries and how PoC can succeed in comics, book publishing, online media and more. Featuring Jenn Baker (Forbes.com; Minorities in Publishing podcast), Bill Campbell (publisher, Rosarium Press), Andrea Lee (Got 2B Real webseries), Sarah Kuhn (author, Heroine Complex), Quressa Robinson (editor, St. Martins) . Moderated by Diana M. Pho (editor, Tor Books).
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Title: Black Heroes Matter
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Speaker Uraeus John Jennings Karama Horne David Walker Regine Sawyer Mshindo Kuumba Tim Fielder Regine L. Sawyer David F. Walker
Description: In a time when issues of racism continue to plague America, it is more important than ever to see Black heroes in popular media and to understand the value of Black lives. Join this group of creators in a lively conversation about increasing visibility, building community and honoring the Black experience through creative expression.
Title: Graham McTavish Spotlight
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Graham McTavish
Description: He’s fought in the Jacobite Revolution, the Battle of Five Armies, and is currently hunting down Jesse Custer as the Saint of Killers on AMC’s “Preacher.” Graham McTavish is ready for you, NYCC!
Title: Drawing From the World: Franco-Belgian Comics in Global Context Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Asaf Hanuka François Boucq Matt Madden Olivier Balez Nicolas Otero Alessandro Barbucci Description: In both style and subject matter, Franco-Belgian comics are unprecedentedly diverse thanks to creators’ thriving exchange with the world. Hear how U.S. pop culture shapes setting (for Nicolas Otero and Olivier Balez), or how collaborators like Jerome Charyn (for François Boucq) add fresh spirit to the work of French artists. Publishers also embrace the unique perspectives of international artists like Barbara Canepa and Asaf Hanuka leading them to worldwide success.
Title: Breaking In: How They Did It! How Can You Do It? Day: Saturday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Kel McDonald Drew Zucker Phillip Sevy Corin Howell Rebekah Isaacs Eryk Donovan Tom Lyle Description: Join former Marvel and DC Penciler/Writer Tom Lyle, now a Professor at SCAD in Savannah, Georgia, and SCAD Alumni Corin Howell (Bat Mite; Transformers: Windblade), Kel McDonald (Misfits of Avalon), Eryk Donovan (Constantine), Phillip Sevy (Tomb Raider), Drew Zucker (The HOUSE) as they discuss breaking into the comics world: what it takes and how many different paths there are.
Title: The Official Weekly Shonen Jump Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Andy Nakatani Eric Eberhardt Hisashi Sasaki Urian Brown Yusei Matsui
Description: 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 favorites and what we’re doing to bring you the world’s best manga! Yusei Matsui, creator of the global sensation ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM, will be making a

 

 

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special appearance. We’ll also have amazing prizes up for grabs. Don’t miss it! Brought to you in partnership with the Japan Society and the Japan Foundation.
Title: Spotlight on Berkeley Breathed: Bloom County & Beyond Day: Saturday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Berkeley Breathed
Description: In 2015, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Berkeley Breathed began (without warning!) producing ALL-NEW Bloom County strips—for the first time in more than 25 years! Now, join Berkeley (at his one and only East Coast stop this year) for one of his infamous presentations, focusing on scandals, behind the scenes secrets, and what it’s like to be the last strip cartoonist standing! Presentation followed by Q & A, if there’s time!
Title: Scream Queens: Female Horror/Thriller Writers Day: Saturday
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Livia Llewellyn Dawn Kurtagich Danielle Rollins Mira Grant Sara Shepard Danielle Vega Maryelizabeth Yturralde
Description: Scream Queens: Female writers who give readers #allthefeels as they deliver terrifying, creepy, haunting scenes with chilling language that stun us every time! Join these writers as they discuss what makes up the best horror, psychological thrillers, mysteries and more.
Title: BOOM! Studios: Discover New Worlds
Day: Saturday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Filip Sablik Matt Gagnon Asaf Hanuka Frank Cho Kat Leyh Simon Spurrier Steve Orlando Description: Love reading compelling, forward-thinking comics? Interested in finding out how multiple-award-winning top 10 publisher, BOOM! Studios, has spent over a decade committed to telling great stories and nurturing talent? Moderator Filip Sablik (BOOM! President of Publishing & Marketing) discusses with Matt Gagnon (BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief), and creators Asaf Hanuka (The Realist), Frank Cho (Skybourne), Kat Leyh (Lumberjanes), Simon Spurrier (Weavers), and Steve Orlando (Namesake) on how they explore the ever-changing comics landscape, their newest stories, and the types of projects needed in the industry
Title: MARVEL: Cup O’Joe
Day: Saturday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Charles Soule Nick Spencer Joe Quesada
Description: Join us for this Convention favorite! Here is your chance to Q&A with Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada, for this no-holds-barred panel on everything Marvel. Got a question about a favorite hero? Want to hear the latest developments on Marvel’s mega-event Inhumans VS X-Men and other major Marvel NOW titles?
This panel has you covered! Featuring Charles Soule (Inhumans VS X-Men), Nick Spencer (Captain America), and other Mighty Marvel Guests!

 

 

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Title: Geek Geek Revolution
Day: Saturday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Kathleen Smith Bob Proehl Peter Brett Myke Cole Sarah Kuhn Connie Willis Adam Gidwitz Description: Geek Geek Revolution is a no-holds-barred geek culture game show featuring six science-fiction/fantasy authors competing for the chance to be TOP GEEK. Audience members will be asked to ‘write -in’ questions in hopes of stumping the authors and winning a pack of books. Hold onto your hats, Nerf herders, this might get ugly. Featuring Connie Willis (Crosstalk), Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex), Peter Brett (The Demon Cycle series), Bob Proehl (A Hundred Thousand Worlds), Kathleen Smith (The Fangirl Life), Adam Gidwitz (The Inquisitor’s Tale) and hosted by Myke Cole (Javelin Rain).
Title: Valiant x Super Power Beat Down: Top-Secret Project
Day: Saturday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Josh Johns Jason David Frank Michael Rowe Derek Theler Dinesh Shamdasani Chantelle Barry Aaron Schoenke
Description: 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, join forces for a feature-length live-action series! Join directors Aaron & Sean Schoenke, stars Michael Rowe (CW’s Arrow/Flash), Jason David Frank (Power Rangers), Derek Theler (Baby Daddy), Valiant’s top executives and more for a first look at footage from the top-secret project! Exclusive giveaway and signing to follow!!
Title: CBLDF: Intellectual Property, Comics & The Law
Day: Saturday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Dale Cendali Josh Simmons Charles Brownstein
Description: Some of comics’ greatest clashes never appeared within the Panels — they were decided by a gavel! CBLDF board member Dale Cendali, an intellectual property icon known for litigating high profile cases (including in the Supreme Court), walks through the history of comics IP in the courts, examining some of the most important cases creators need to know to protect themselves and their work in 2016!
Title: 24: Legacy
Day: Saturday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Manny Coto Evan Katz Howard Gordon Corey Hawkins Miranda Otto Jimmy Smits Description: The clock ticks again with the next evolution of the Emmy Award-winning “24!” Get an exclusive preview of the first half of the pilot, then join the Executive Producers who introduced viewers to the genre-defining series, Manny Coto, Evan Katz, and Howard Gordon, along with stars Corey Hawkins (“Straight Outta
Compton”), Miranda Otto (“Homeland”), and Jimmy Smits (“Sons of Anarchy”) for a panel discussion followed by an audience Q&A.
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Title: Archie Comics Forever: 75 Years of Storytelling
Day: Saturday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Roberto Aguirre Sacasa Victor Gorelick Mike Pellerito Alex Segura Adam Hughes Jon Goldwater Description: Just in time for the new JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS series and ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES one-shot, this Panel has it all! Get exclusive news on upcoming titles and a look at The CW’s ‘Riverdale TV’ show! Featuring Jon Goldwater (co-CEO/publisher), Victor Gorelick (co-president/editor-in-chief), Mike Pellerito (president), Roberto Aguirre -Sacasa (chief creative officer/writer of Afterlife with Archie, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), moderator Alex Segura (SVP-publicity & marketing) and more!
Title: Official One Punch Man Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Charlene Ingram
Description: ONE-PUNCH MAN is the biggest property to debut out of Japan for both anime and manga! What’s it like when a hero becomes too strong? Find out! Lucky attendees will get the inside scoop from the VIZ Media team on what’s next, plus a surprise or two!
Title: Polaris Presents: The weekly Pull Live (The Best Damn Comic Podcast On The Web) Day: Saturday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Rob Jefferson Benny Potter Joel Daly Sal Crivelli
Description: Comicstorian, Comicsexplained, Comicpop and Caped Joel bring you their unique brand of discussion through their weekly podcast The Weekly Pull. Come watch as they they tear apart pop culture to its core by discussing comic books, movies, tv shows and other geek content.
Title: Syfy Panel Block: The Expanse & The Magicians Day: Saturday
Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers:
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The Expanse The second season of Syfy’s acclaimed drama picks up immediately following the events of the thrilling finale that left humanity on the brink of war. Join the cast and producers for a sneak peek at season two of the show that’s been called “Battlestar Galactica meets Game of Thrones…” (Salon.com). The Magicians Don’t miss your inside look at Syfy’s breakout hit, based on author Lev Grossman’s New York Times bestselling fantasy trilogy. Join the cast and producers as they tease the anticipated second season and discuss the season one cliffhanger that left Quentin and his friends facing an uncertain future. There is no better time to return to Fillory.
Title: Smells Like Teen Spirit Day: Saturday
Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Maggie Steifvater Ally Carter Lauren Oliver Daniel Jose Older Danie Jose Older
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Steifvater (The Raven Cycle) and Ally Carter (Embassy Row series), as they discuss the horrors of high-school (it gets better, we promise!) and the inspirations behind their action-driven novels.
Title: Kotobukiya Fall/Winter Preview
Day: Saturday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Julia Leu Dan Lujan
Description: Join us as we give an in-depth look at the newest products in development and arriving soon. First time announcements are guaranteed! Q & A with actual insight from product developers. And the always popular Lucky Draw giveaway!
Title: You Can be the Next Scholastic Graphix Artist Day: Saturday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: David Saylor Cassandra Pelham Adam Rau Norm Feuti Mike Maihack Raina Telgemeier Description: Find out how to get published by Scholastic, the #1 graphic novel publisher for children! What does it take to be published by Scholastic’s Graphix imprint? Join Graphix editors David Saylor, Cassandra Pelham, and Adam Rau alongside authors Norm Feuti, Raina Telgemeier and Mike Maihack to find out how. And stay tuned for a special announcement!
Title: DC Comics – Meet the Publishers
Day: Saturday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Jim Lee Dan DiDio
Description: DC’s Publishers are back in New York City and better than ever! Jim Lee and Dan DiDio are the driving forces behind DC Rebirth, Vertigo, MAD, DC’s YOUNG ANIMAL and much more. This up-close-and-personal panel gives you unique access to the leaders of your favorite comic book line!
Title: The Non-Compliant Geek’s Guide to Self Care Day: Saturday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Vanessa East Kris Anne Regeth Steven Rehn Justine Mastin
Description: Caring for your Self because you are worth it – and not to attain some media-fueled, idealized image of what you should be – is a radical, political act. 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 skills needed to be at the forefront of this movement for social change. Commit the radical act of self-acceptance and reclaim your heroic destiny. Your non-compliant journey starts now.
Title: People Of Disabilities In Cosplay
Day: Saturday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Jonelle Phoenix Nathan Gonzalez Dylan DozenFingers Stardust Megu Speaker Harajukuchic The Lionheart Joe Munisteri

 

 

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Description: This Panel will focus on “People of Disabilities in Cosplay” and how cosplay can bring positivity into their lives. It’s no secret people like me, who have a disability, feel distant, maybe non-social, or even scared to step out of their shell and interact with others. I can tell you that after cosplaying for four years, I feel so much different than when I first started and it’s brought me so much joy. I’ve gotten to make friends and bring a creative energy to many people around me. Cosplayers Nathan Gonzalez, Dylan DozenFingers, Harajukuchic and Stardust Megu will share their experiences on this subject and pass alongknowledge and wisdom for future cosplayers so that conventions can continue to be fun, adventurous and most of all equal for all.
Title: Sunrise & Bandai Namco Pictures Official Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Satsuki Yamashita Masayuki Ozaki Yoshitaka Kawaguchi
Description: This is the official Panel of SUNRISE and BANDAI NAMCO Pictures (BNP). SUNRISE Inc., is known for the Mobile Suit Gundam Series, Love Live! Series, Code Geass Series and The Vision of Escaflowne. BANDAI NAMCO Pictures has brought you TIGER & BUNNY and GINTAMA. The producers of your favorite shows– Yoshitaka Kawaguchi (Code Geass series) and Masayuki Ozaki (TIGER & BUNNY) will be on hand to give you exclusive behind-the-scenes info on past and upcoming shows!
Title: Bee and PuppyCat & Bravest Warriors, New Seasons Sneak Peak Day: Saturday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Nate Olson Sam Lavagnino Natasha Allegri Fred Seibert
Description: Get an exclusive sneak peak of the upcoming new seasons of Bee and PuppyCat and the Bravest Warriors as well as meet cast and crew! Panelists will include Fred Seibert, founder and CEO of Frederator, Sam Lavagnino, voice of Catbug from Bravest Warriors and Bee and PupppyCat creator Natasha Allegri, among others. Bravest Warriors and Bee and PuppyCat are the flagship shows coming to Frederator’s new premium channel Cartoon Hangover Select on VRV.
Title: A Dog’s Purpose: From Page to Screen: A Discussion with W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon Day: Saturday
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St Speakers: W. Bruce Cameron Cathryn Michon
Description: Join W. Bruce Cameron, author of the novel A DOG’S PURPOSE and writer Cathryn Michon as they discuss their adaptation of Cameron’s beloved book for the screen. Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A DOG’S PURPOSE, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
Title: Super Asian America
Day: Saturday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Marjorie Liu Vishavjit Singh Greg Pak Larry Hama Michael Le Keith Chow Wendy Xu Greg Pak Description: From Amadeus Cho to Kamala Khan, Asian superheroes are powering their way into our stories – from the page to the stage. But they can’t do it without help from the Asian American heroes behind the scenes. Join Racebending.com’s Mike Le in a no-holds-barred discussion of the state of Super Asian America, with real-life

 

 

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comic greats Greg Pak (The Totally Awesome Hulk), Larry Hama (G.I. Joe), Marjorie Liu (Astonishing X-Men), Keith Chow (Secret Identities), Wendy Xu (Angry Girl Comics), and Vishavjit Singh (Sikh Captain America).
Title: Dark Horse: Classified Featuring Avatar the Last Airbender
Day: Saturday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Aub Driver
Description: The can’t-miss Dark Horse panel of NYCC 2016! Join Dark Horse creators, staff and a couple very special guests for the first word on Avatar news, announcements and even a surprise or two!
Title: Coloring Between the Lines: Adult Coloring Books as Art Day: Saturday
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Carlo McCormick Camilla d’Errico Megan Massacre Simone Legno Payton Cosell Turner Description: Adult coloring books continue to make waves as a creative activity to unplug from an increasingly digital world. Here 4 artists at the top of their fields discuss the phenomenon and what it was like to create artwork designed to be interactive for their first ever coloring books. Megan Massacre, one of the most popular tattoo artists and reality TV stars (NY Ink; America’s Worst Tattoos), brings her wildly popular style to Marked in Ink, filled with pirates, Dia de los Muertos sugar skulls, mermaids, owls, and more; Con favorite, pop surrealist comic artist Camilla d’Errico, presents her Pop Manga Coloring Book, which encourages fans to add their own creative touches to the soulful-eyed girls and their fantastic animal companions; wander through a 1980’s dreamscape of stuffed animals and boom boxes in Every Little Thing, a kaleidoscope-like universe of pattern from Payton Cosell Turner, creative force behind celebrated wallpaper studio Flat Vernacular; and world-renowned fine artist and graphic illustrator Simone Legno brings his signature adorable characters influenced by Japanese street art and graffiti to the tokidoki Coloring Book.
Title: ComicsBeat Presents: The European Comics Invasion
Day: Saturday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Arthur DePins Heidi MacDonald Jean Marc Rochette Simon Fraser Leeann Hamilton Heidi MacDonald
Description: It’s our annual look at the European comics scene, with the cartoonists from around the world talking about their work and the comics tradition of their countries. This time we’ll talk to Jean-Marc Rochette (Snowpiercer, France), Arthur DePins (March of the Crabs, France), Simon Fraser (Judge Dredd, Scotland), Leeann Hamilton (Cash Cow, Ireland) and more about their careers, their influences and how comics are becoming an international language without borders.
Title: Marvel Animation Presents
Day: Saturday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Cort Lane Stephen Wacker
Description: Join Marvel Animation for an eye-popping, toe-tapping, heart-stopping panel celebrating Marvel’s acclaimed animated series Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister Six, Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution, and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Hosted by Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment) and Stephen Wacker (VP, Current Series & Development), this panel will feature exclusive sneak

 

 

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peeks from upcoming episodes, scoops on exciting new projects in development, and a special reveal of Marvel’s biggest new animated project. You won’t want to miss this event!
Title: Fashion, Comics and the Rise of Geek Chic
Day: Saturday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Danielle Colman Babs Tarr Cameron Stewart Jen Bartel Robbi Rodriguez
Description: Ever wondered what it is that makes comic book style so iconic? Meet the creators behind some of the most fashion-forward comics, learn what it takes to be a superhero with style, and discover how comic book costumes are being turned into wearable street fashion in this fun look at comic book clothes and the characters who wear them.
Title: AMC’s The Walking Dead
Day: Saturday
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: The Theater at Madison Square Garden
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AMC’s “The Walking Dead”—Join the cast and executive producers for a panel where they will discuss the shocking finale of season 6 as well as show a sneak peek into season 7, airing on October 23rdon AMC.
Title: The Evolution of Booktube Day: Saturday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Christine Riccio Kat O’Keefe Jesse George Natasha Polis
Description: With millions of views and hundreds of thousands of followers, the YouTube book community (fondly known as “BookTube”) has exploded onto the publishing scene with a combination of reviews, discussions, sketches and collaboration. As BookTube grows and continues to expand it’s evolving. Join some of the biggest voices in the booktube community: Youtubers Christine Riccio (PolandbananasBooks) , Kat O’Keefe (Katytastic), Jesse George (Jessethereader), and Natasha Polis (tashapolis) to discuss their experiences throughout the years.
Title: The Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Iron Fist Day: Saturday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Jeph Loeb
Description: Join the cast of the new Netflix original series, Marvel’s Iron Fist in their first-ever appearance, as they answer questions and debut footage from the highly-anticipated show premiering on Netflix in 2017. Moderated by Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television), this Panel promises to be one you won’t want to miss!
Title: Comics With A Message
Day: Saturday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Matt Pizzolo Magdalene Visaggio Matthew Rosenberg Jody Houser Steve Orlando David Walker Steve Orlando David F. Walker
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being represented and more challenging stories are being published than ever before. Please join us to discuss what’s next for comics with a message.
Title: Star Wars: The Science Awakens
Day: Saturday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Jenna Busch Aaron Sagers Travis Langley Kim Steadman Kieran Dickson
Description: Could Lightsabers ever be a reality? Which Star Wars Droid would NASA take into space? What would it take to resist the Dark Side in real life? Kim Steadman (NASA Mars Curiosity), Kieran Dickson (editor, Outerplaces.com), Aaron Sagers (Blastr) and Travis Langley (editor, Star Wars Psychology), as they break down the science behind a galaxy far far away and discuss whether or not Kylo Ren’s Force Awakens Lightsaber is genius or sacrilege.
Title: Wizard: The Comics Magazine – 25 Years Later
Day: Saturday
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Kiel Phegley Ben Morse Todd Casey Description: The editors and writers of Wizard: The Comics Magazine have come a long way since putting out the ’90s price guide bible. Come remember the weirdest profiles, pranks and pitfalls from the magazine’s glory years with a lineup of former staffers who have gone on to work for Marvel, DC, Valiant, Disney, BOOM! and more.
Title: In Depth with Tumblr Fandometrics Day: Saturday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Amanda Brennan Zack Rosenberg Marlene Bonnelly
Description: Tumblr is the internet home of fandoms and we’re going to dive into why. From playing Overwatch to shipping Bucky and Captain America, this Panel is all about analyzing what Tumblr truly loves. With your friendly neighborhood Tumblr staff we plan to explore what dominates Tumblr’s fandom communities in tv, movies, books, comics, anime and much more.
Title: Scott Snyder Spotlight
Day: Saturday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Scott Snyder
Description: Scott Snyder cannot be stopped! Coming off his celebrated run on DC Comics’ Batman, he’s taking on the Caped Crusader once again with ALL-STAR BATMAN! His new creator-owned book, AFTER DEATH from Image Comics is on the horizon! Come hear him talk about these project and what else he has in store.
Title: Brat Pack America: A Salute to 80s Teen Movies and the Pioneering Directors of Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Real Genius
Day: Saturday
Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Amy Heckerling Martha Coolidge Kevin Smokler

 

 

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Description: Kevin Smokler, author of the new book “Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to 80s Teen Movies” in conversation with Amy Heckerling (director of Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Clueless) and Martha Coolidge (director of Real Genius and Valley Girl) who revolutionized comedy movies in the 1980s and broke down barriers of exclusion for women filmmakers
Title: NYCC Charity Art Auction
Day: Saturday
Time: 6:45 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers:
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You can make a difference! Please join us for the Sixth Annual Charity Art Auction at NYCC! Come on down and bid with other art enthusiasts for the chance to own a piece of original art from some of your favorite Creators, including Frank Miller, Brian Stelfreeze, Mark Brooks, Adi Granov, Ed McGuinness, Dustin Nguyen and many more. All proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and your participation in this event will help support lifesaving research and treatment for the children of St. Jude. HAVE FUN. GET ART. SAVE LIVES.
Title: Sony Music Entertainment Japan Interactive Video Screening
Day: Saturday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers:
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Sony Music Entertainment (Japan),Inc. is home to artist’s with deep relevancy to the anime world such as LiSA, T.M. Revolution, ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION and many many more. SMEJ will discuss up and coming artists, new music videos, and countdown favorite artists based on fan voting. During the screening, use hashtag #SMEJscreening for your chance to win SMEJ artist related prizes!
Title: Doctor Who and Torchwood Comics
Day: Saturday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1A21
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An umissable Doctor Who and Torchwood comic book Panel packed with exclusive reveals, never-before-seen art previews and special announcements! Join guests Nick Abadzis (Tenth Doctor), Simon Fraser (Eleventh Doctor), Alice X Zhang (Twelfth Doctor), Titan Comics senior editorial, Andrew James + special guests and get the inside secrets of brand-new comics hitting stores in 2017. Each audience member will receive a free gift!
Title: Zenescope Presents Robyn Hood: I Love NY
Day: Saturday
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Ralph Tedesco Pat Shand Lou Lovino
Description: Over the past few years, Zenescope’s Robyn Hood has become one of the comic book industry’s iconic characters. And now she finally arrives in her home city of New York! Join Zenescope co-founder and Robyn Hood co-creator, Ralph Tedesco along with series writers Pat Shand & Lou Iovino as they discuss the inception and evolution of Robyn Hood and the reimagining of a classic character. Then the group will unveil a secret screening that Zenescope fans do not want to miss! Following the screening, the crew will discuss the future of Zenescope’s most beloved and bad-ass heroine as well as other plans for the company in 2017! After a short Q&A, all in attendance will receive a free copy of Robyn Hood: I love NY as well as a limited edition NYCC poster!

 

 

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Title: NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay Presented by Autodesk® Day: Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers:
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Presented by Autodesk®, the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay returns Saturday, October 8, 2016 to the Big Apple as the largest and most prestigious costume contest on the East Coast. This is the tenth stop in ReedPOP’s 2016 Global Championships of Cosplay. Not only will competitors battle it out for over $5,000 in cash prizes, the Eastern Champion will be automatically qualified for the final round of the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay 2017. Join us for a fun-filled competition celebrating the talent, skill and determination of the best cosplayers in the world.
Title: Sex, Drugs, Rock’N’Roll and Comic Books – Bleeding Cool’s Rich Johnston Tells You Everything You Wanted To Know
Day: Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Rich Johnston Description: Rich Johnston has been reporting online gossip about the comic book industry for twenty-four years. He knows where the bodies have been buried and he’s willing to bring a spade. Come by and ask about your favourite comic creators and he’ll tell you their deepest, darkest secrets. With surprise comic guests, unnamed so their publishers can’t tell them not to come until it’s too late.

Title: The Cyanide & Happiness Group Sketch Jam Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Kris Wilson Rob DenBleyker Joel Watson
Description: The Creators of Cyanide & Happiness take audience suggestions and all draw frantically on the same piece of paper until everyone is offended. (Adult Language and Subject matter
Title: Cards Against Humanity Panel
Day: Saturday
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Trin Garritano Tom Dyke Karlee Esmailli Jenn Bane Alex Cox Max Temkin Pat Baer
Description: The weirdos behind Cards Against Humanity will share the secrets of their biggest pranks and stunts, like the time they sent 30,000 fans a box of poop or created a for-real Donald Trump survival kit. This Panel features the exclusive trailer for Avengers 4: Attack of the Kissing.
Title: God Eater (English Dub)
Day: Saturday
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers:
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urban civilization collapsed, and each day humanity was driven further and further toward extinction. The year is now 2071 … the domain of the mad gods lies here in the Far East. One single ray of hope remains for humanity. Following the development of “God Arcs”—living weapons which incorporate Oracle Cells—their wielders are organized into an elite force. In a world ravaged by mad gods, these “God Eaters” fight a desperate war…
Title: One–Punch Man, English Dubbed Episodes 1 & 2
Day: Saturday
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers:
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Saitama only became a hero for fun. After three years of training, he finds that he can beat any opponent with a single punch. Though he faces new enemies every day, it turns out being devastatingly powerful is actually kind of a bore. Can a hero be too strong?

 

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Title: WORLD PREMIERE: Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Cort Lane
Description: Join Marvel Animation for the world premiere of the new animated film, Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell! This spooky, action-packed, feature-length film follows Hulk, Doctor Strange, and the Howling Commandos on a mission to stop Nightmare from conquering the world. Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment) will join you to host this exciting, family-friendly premiere in Room 1A06 – can’t wait to see you there!
Title: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It’s Morphin Time!
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Dafna Pleban Daniele Di Nicuolo Tini Howard Sarah Stern Jason Bischoff Joshua Yehl
Description: In January, BOOM! Studios launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the new top-selling comic book series based on Saban Brands’ hit ‘90s live-action children’s TV series about a group of ordinary teenagers who “morph” into superheroes to save the world from evil. Join Editor Dafna Pleban, writer Tini Howard, artist Daniele Di Nicuolo, colorist Sarah Stern, and Saban Brands Director of Global Consumer Products Jason Bischoffas they discuss the comic book series, the spinoff Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink, the recently released Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Annual, and the everlasting popularity of these “teenagers with attitude.” Moderated by IGN’s Joshua Yehl. Room: 1A18
Title: Open the NewtCase with SpeakBeasty Day: Sunday
Time: 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Ariel Taranski Megan Kelly Lizzie Sudlow Kat Miller Elayna Darcy Ashley Craig Description: Get ready to return to J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World with the hosts of SpeakBeasty,
MuggleNet.com’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ podcast! Join us for a live episode as we discuss fantastic theories about the upcoming film and answer any of your burning questions about nifflers, Newt Scamander, and 1920’s NYC!

 

 

 

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Title: Jeremy Shada Spotlight
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Jeremy Shada
Description: More than just a voice actor on series like Voltron and Adventure Time, Jeremy Shada has a great career in front of the camera and also behind a different kind of microphone as the lead singer of the band Make Out Monday. He’s got a lot to say and we’re ready to listen!
Title: Crackle Presents: SuperMansion Day: Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Keegan Michael Key Breckin Meyer Zeb Wells Matthew Senreich
Description: Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! Don’t miss a special announcement from Crackle’s “SuperMansion,” the stop motion-animated comedy series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. Join Keegan Michael-Key (“Key & Peele”), Breckin Meyer (“Robot Chicken”), along with the shows co-creators Matthew Senreich (“Robot Chicken”) and Zeb Wells (“Robot Chicken”) for an over the top discussion on the critically acclaimed show. Presents await!
Title: Disney Press Presents: Disney’s Gravity Falls: Journey into Journal 3 Day: Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Rob Renzetti Alex Hirsch Stephanie Ramirez Eric Geron Andy Gonsalves
Description: Join Disney Press Editor Eric Geron in-conversation with Disney’s Gravity Falls television show creator Alex Hirsch, head writer Rob Renzetti, and character designers Andy Gonsalves and Stephanie Ramirez as they delve into the further mysteries of Gravity Falls.
Title: Audible Presents: That’s Not My Baby! When Narrators Attack: How a Story Survives the Transition from Text to Audio
Day: Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: R.A. Salvatore Fred Berman Allyson Johnson Luke Daniels John Scalzi Victor Bevine
Description: This Panel is an exploratory commission that will employ the disturbed minds of prominent authors and vociferous narrators. Their goal will be to illuminate the process by which a book becomes an audiobook and to discuss how the rise of audiobooks as a viable medium has affected their creative processes; as well as how successful audiobooks have changed the publishing world in general. And finally, who would win a battle of words? The authors or the ones chosen to tell their stories….
Title: Polaris Presents: Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere!
Day: Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Ross Tran Strawburry17 .
Description: Inspiration can come from anywhere! Join Ross Draws and special guests in a exploration of how art, stories, and videos can be inspired from infinite sources and don’t need to be perfect in order to share with the world.

 

 

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Title: WGN America Presents: Outsiders
Day: Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Peter Mattei Peter Tolan David Morse Ryan Hurst Gillian Alexy Thomas M. Wright Kyle Gallner Christina Jackson
Description: GedGedYah! WGN America presents an exclusive first look at the second season of its gripping Appalachian drama series “Outsiders.” Fans will get a sneak peek at what happens on Shay Mountain and insight into the world of the mysterious Farrell Clan with a panel discussion and audience Q&A with the “Outsiders” cast and creative team, including creator and writer Peter Mattei, who serves as executive producer alongside Peter Tolan (“Rescue Me”),and series stars David Morse (“Treme,” “Concussion”) Ryan Hurst (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Bates Motel”), Gillian Alexy (“The Americans”), Thomas M. Wright (“The Bridge,” “Top of the Lake”) Kyle Gallner (“Veronica Mars”), and Christina Jackson (“Boardwalk Empire”). The standoff at the end of last season continues to have repercussions, putting everyone to the test as they’re forced to face new challenges and enemies. Hailing from Sony Pictures Television, “Outsiders” season two premieres January 2017 on WGN America.
Title: Robotech: A Look To The Future
Day: Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Billy Davis Kevin McKeever
Description: Harmony Gold USA presents the latest developments in the Robotech universe, from awesome new products to the live action film in the works at Sony Pictures with the producers of 300 and the director of Furious 7.
Title: Diversity, Class Systems and Equality in Fantasy Day: Sunday
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Jennifer Jenkins Marie Lu Danie Jose Older Lara Elena Donnelly Laurent Linn Ali Kokmen Description: When writing fantasy, all bets are off. What might be an acceptable democratic society in real life may be completely unacceptable in fantasy — and what is a largely functional system in our world may collapse in a fictional setting, giving rise to anarchy or a new system. Fantasy worlds give authors a chance to envision a world where class, equality and diversity are examined in a way we cannot in the real world.
Title: Queer Enough? Day: Sunday
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Jennie Wood Joey Stern Jennifer Camper Charles Battersby Magdalene Visaggio Kristi McDowell Steve Orlando
Description: LGBTQ comic artists, writers and reviewers discuss the current “golden age” of queer comics, the progress that has been made, and the work that still needs to be done to achieve more visibility in indie and mainstream comics. Panelists will discuss their own work and influences, what it means to write responsibly, how they approach characters and stories outside their own personal experiences and just what makes a work queer enough for 2016.

 

 

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Title: MARVEL: True Believers Panel
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Ryan Penagos Dan Slott
Description: Join VP & Executive Editor of Digital Ryan Penagos and writer Dan Slot (Amazing Spider-Man), plus a host of Marvel talent for a private panel discussion of what’s happening inside the Marvel Universe. Get FREE stuff, sneak peeks of upcoming comics, Q&A session to answer all your burning questions and more surprises to be announced. Not to be missed! Open only to Marvel Unlimited Plus members and Marvel MasterCard cardholders. *Panel line-up is subject to change. Free stuff available while supplies last. Must have valid ID and one of the following for entry: Marvel Mastercard Member – Event Invite, Marvel MasterCard or event RSVP confirmation – Marvel Unlimited Plus Members – membership card or MU+ order confirmation email.
Title: Image Comics: Spectacle
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Djibril Morissette Phan Brenden Fletcher David Brothers Babs Tarr Cameron Stewart Jim Zub Description: What is it that excites you about comics, that makes Wednesday the best day of the week? Whether it’s the idea of seeing a new world through someone else’s eyes or getting a look at reality from another angle, we’ve got you covered. Our Panelists, including Jim Zub & Djibril Morissette-Phan (Glitterbomb) and Brendan Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, & Babs Tarr (MotorCrush), know what you want and aim to please.
Title: Strong is the New Beautiful – Empowering Girls Through Entertainment Day: Sunday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Liz Grampp Tracy Barash Anne Mullen Nancy Zwiers Bisma Ansari
Description: Now more than ever before, toy and entertainment brands are creating products and properties that are inspiring young girls to be unstoppable. Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) presents a power-packed Panel of toy makers and brand builders who are leading the pack to encourage young girls to harness their strength and realize their full potential.
Title: NBC’s Timeless Screening and Q&A
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Matt Lanter Malcolm Barrett Goran Višnjić Eric Kripke Abigail Spencer
Description: From the creative geniuses behind Revolution, Supernatural and The Blacklist comes Timeless, a thrilling new action-adventure series in which a mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team – a scientist, a soldier and a history professor – who must use the machine’s prototype to travel back in time to critical events and uncover the mystery behind this dangerous fugitive’s actions. Preview an exclusive screening of Timeless’ second episode “The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln,” and join Abigail Spencer (Rectify, Mad Men) Matt Lanter (Ultimate Spider-Man, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Malcolm Barrett (Key and Peele, Hurt Locker), Goran Višnjić (ER, Extant) and co-creator and executive producer Eric Kripke (Supernatural, Revolution) for a Q&A session moderated by HitFix’s Alan Sepinwall. Timeless is produced by Davis Entertainment, Kripke Enterprises and MiddKid Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Check out Timeless this fall on Mondays at 10/9c on NBC.

 

 

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Title: WGN America Presents: Underground
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Christopher Meloni Aldis Hodge Alano Miller Jessica de Gouw Amirah Vann Joe Pokaski Anthony Hemingway Akiva Goldsman Mike Jackson
Description: New York Comic Con attendees will get an exclusive first look at season two of WGN America’s wildly popular, heroic actioner “Underground” at this year’s convention. The network will unveil exclusive footage from the trailblazing Underground Railroad thriller as well as give a sneak peek at how the epic journey continues. The “Underground” session will include a panel discussion and audience Q&A with the cast and creative team, including series stars Aldis Hodge (“Straight Outta Compton,” “Hidden Figures”), Christopher Meloni(“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”), Alano Miller (“Jane The Virgin”) Jessica de Gouw (“Arrow,” “Dracula”) and Amirah Vann (“Girls,” “And So It Goes”) along with creator/executive producer Joe Pokaski (“Daredevil,” “Heroes,”), executive producer/director Anthony Hemingway (“The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” “The Wire,” “Treme”) and executive producers Akiva Goldsman (“The Dark Tower,” “I Am Legend,” “A Beautiful Mind”),and Mike Jackson (“Southside With You,” “La La Land”). Season two of “Underground” follows an unremitting struggle for freedom within a divided America on the brink of civil war, each side vying to enact their own justice. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, “Underground” is set to premiere in early 2017 on WGN America.
Title: Celebrate First Second’s 10th Anniversary
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Scott Westerfeld Mark Siegel Penelope Bagieu Box Brown
Description: 2016 marks graphic novel First Second Books’ tenth anniversary. Publishing books like American Born Chinese, This One Summer, and The Sculptor, First Second has taken graphic novels to a new level — and to new readers. Join publisher :01 in this tenth anniversary celebration!
Title: From the Printed Page to the Silver Screen: An Overview of Licensing Comic Book Properties to the Film and Television Industries
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Thomas A. Crowell, Esq.
Description: From Arrow to X-Men; The Walking Dead to Deadpool; comic book properties dominate the film and television screens. It’s no secret that comic books are the new hot properties; the entertainment industry is scrambling to acquire the latest graphic novels. Are you ready to represent the creator of the next superhero smash hit? This CLE will help introduce lawyers and law students to the key issues involved in licensing comic book properties to the film and television industries. *Pre-registration and approval is required.
Title: FX Networks Presents: Legion
Day: Sunday
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
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Marvel’s X-Men comics, Legion is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. This Panel is one you will not want to miss!
Title: Rooster Teeth’s RWBY Day: Sunday
Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Lindsay Jones Kerry Shawcross Barbara Dunkelman Miles Luna Gray Haddock
Description: Rooster Teeth’s globally acclaimed, award-winning animated series RWBY is back at NYCC. Join the cast and crew of RWBY, including Director/Co -Writer Kerry Shawcross, Co-Director/Co-Writer Miles Luna, Co-Director/Supervising Producer Gray Haddock, voice of “Ruby Rose” Lindsay Jones and voice of “Yang Xiao Long” Barbara Dunkelman for an exclusive first look at RWBY: VOLUME 4. The team will also share exciting RWBY news, hilarious behind-the-scenes stories, take Q&A from the audience and more!
Title: Kid Lit: Creative Storytelling Day: Sunday
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Ridley Pearson Henry Neff Lorie Langdon Carey Corp Will Staehle Tania Del Rio
Description: The wild world of children’s books offers exciting adventures at every page-turn! Join authors Ridley Pearson (Lock and Key), Henry Neff (Impyrium), Lorie Langdon (The Doon Series and Gilt Hollow), Carey Corp (Doon) and Will Staehle (Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye) as they discuss the marvelous, magical and mysterious elements in their tales for kids. Moderated by Tania Del Rio (Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye).
Title: Women of Marvel
Day: Sunday
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Sana Amanat Judy Stephens Adri Cowan Margaret Stohl
Description: From Ms. Marvel to the A-Force, from Twitter to tumblr, women in comics has been one of the most talked-about topics in comics recently. Join the conversation as women from multiple disciplines in the creative process at Marvel discuss what it’s like working as a woman in comics today and what it means for the future of the industry! Panelists include Content Development Director Sana Amanat, Producer Judy Stephens, Social Media Manager Adri Cowan, “Black Widow: Red Vengeance” writer Margaret Stohl and more special guests to be announced!
Title: Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends: Reimagining Classic Stories
Day: Sunday
Time: 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Ruth Vincent Matthew Phelan Jordanna Max Brodsky Colin Gigl Ashley Poston Petra Mayer Description: Classic stories are retold for a reason–they are classics! Influences range from the familiar and Grimm to regional enduring classics, from Cinderella and Snow White to dragons and embodiments of death. These authors will discuss why their writing has been influenced by stories that have been told over and over, how they find new ways to keep these familiar tales resonant, and why they have chosen to tell them.

 

 

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Title: MAD
Day: Sunday
Time: 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: John Ficarra Sam Viviano
Description: MAD, the country’s #1-selling humor magazine (in a field of 1), is dumber than ever! Join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra, art director Sam Viviano and their creative talent for a ridiculous peek at what’s happening at the magazine, and an epically, moronic Q&A that’s bound to be, well, MAD! (Prizes will be awarded for most moronic questions!)
Title: Go Go Power Rangers with David Yost and Walter Jones Day: Sunday
Time: 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: David Yost Walter Jones
Description: It’s Morphin’ Time! with the Black and Blue Rangers, Walter Jones and David Yost! Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers is making a major comeback in comics and movies and this is a chat that is absolutely going to make you feel Mighty.
Title: IDW Publishing: Indie Books On The Rise
Day: Sunday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Leigh Walton Nicolas Otero Dan Perkins Justin Eisinger
Description: IDW Publishing, long known for their prowess in licensed material, has stealthily risen to the top of the Indie book world, thanks in part to their YOE! Books imprint, the Library of American Comics; and Top Shelf Publications, currently setting the world on fire with Congressman John Lewis’s March. Join Top Shelf marketing director Leigh Walton, French sensation Nicolas Otero (the upcoming Who Killed Kurt Cobain?), Dan Perkins (Tom Tomorrow of This Modern World fame) and more surprise guests for a spirited discussion about the state of the graphic novel (here’s a hint. The state of the graphic novel at IDW is STRONG!). Moderated by IDW’s Senior Book Editor and Publishing Guru Justin Eisinger. Announcements, sneak peeks, Q&A, and maybe even a prize or two!
Title: Jaffee & Roth talk Kurtzman and Playboy’s Trump Magazine Day: Sunday
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Bill Kartalopoulos Denis Kitchen Arnold Roth Al Jaffee John Lind
Description: In 1956, Harvey Kurtzman left MAD and, with “an unlimited budget” from Hugh Hefner, created TRUMP magazine. Despite a stunning talent roster, including Will Elder, Al Jaffee, Arnold Roth, Mel Brooks and Jack Davis—TRUMP was a financial disaster for Playboy but remains a wealth of creative inspiration. Collected for the first time in 60 years from Kitchen Sink Books/Dark Horse. Join Jaffee, Roth, editors Denis Kitchen and John Lind, and moderator Bill Kartalopoulos to talk TRUMP! (not DONALD)
Title: Women of Color in Comics: Race, Gender & the Comic Book Medium Day: Sunday
Time: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Micheline Hess Carol Burrell Vita Ayala Jules Rivera Che Grayson Regine L. Sawyer Barbara Brandon Croft Alitha E. Martinez Camilla Zhang

 

 

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Description: Representation, Diversity, and Inclusion are constant topics in the world of multimedia and fandom. This Panel will discuss the impact of the Comic Book Industry’s fastest growing reading demographic; young women and the power of creating work featuring racially diverse peoples.
Title: Son of Zorn Day: Sunday
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Speakers: Sally Bradford McKenna Eric Appel Cheryl Hines Tim Meadows Johnny Pemberton Description: Join the hilarious cast and creative team behind FOX’s hit new hybrid live-action/animated family comedy, “Son of Zorn,” including executive producers Sally Bradford McKenna and Eric Appel along with stars Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows and Johnny Pemberton for an advanced screening of a never-before-seen episode followed by a moderated Q&A panel as they discuss this ground-breaking new series that follows an animated warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean who returns to Orange County to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son.
Title: Beyond the Baby-Sitters Club: Ann M. Martin on Rebooting Another Classic Children’s Series Day: Sunday
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Ann M. Martin Jen Doll
Description: Ann M. Martin became a household name after creating the beloved and bestselling Baby-sitters Club series, celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016. Join her at BookCon as she and Save the Date author Jen Doll discusses her new project, a reboot of the classic Mrs. Piggle Wiggle series starring Missy, a young girl who takes up her Great Aunt’s business of offering practical, usually magical cures for incorrigible children.
Title: Jon Bernthal Spotlight Day: Sunday
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T Speakers: Jon Bernthal
Description: The best and baddest Frank Castle yet, Jon Bernthal joins us at NYCC to talk about the impact that he’s making in the Marvel Universe and the impact the Marvel Universe is making on him.
Title: FanBrosShow Presents – Inclusion Is Revolution: Reclaiming Geek Culture
Day: Sunday
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Room 1A18
Speakers: Tatiana King The Chico Leo Speaker BenHaMeen Joseph Illidge
Description: With every new film adaptation, comic book, or TV casting, an uproar is sure to follow. You often hear the complaints in the form of statements from “He’s too tall to play Wolverine!” to “Mary Jane is not Black!”. This panel will examine the history of race and gender “bending”, white-washing, the understanding of intersectionality in geek & pop culture; as well as exploring the idea that the mere act of inclusion in geekdom is revolutionary in itself.
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Title: Reinventing Horror
Day: Sunday
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Room 1A21
Speakers: Mark Miller
Description: For 9 years, Mark L. Miller (PIROUETTE writer/Ain’t It Cool News editor) has gathered a talented group of horror filmmakers & comic creators to discuss & dissect the horrors they make & what (if anything) scares them. This year, Mark and his panel of top film and comic book pros will talk about how to reinvent & revitalize the horror genre; pushing new limits, twisting old concepts, & crafting brand new terrors to keep you up at night!
Title: We Need Diverse Books: #WhitewashedOut in Books & Media Day: Sunday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Keith Chow Marjorie Liu Sona Charaipotra Preeti Chhibber Sarah Kuhn Ellen Oh Description: Like #WeNeedDiverseBooks, the hashtag #WhiteWashedOut went viral showing many people’s connection to the erasure of Asian American and PoC/Natives in all forms of media, not just film. How is this hurtful for communities effected? And why does this keep happening even when audiences ask for more diversified representation? The creators of #WhitewashedOut and others discuss the need for change, uplift the representations getting it right and relay what else we can do to be heard.
Title: Official Sailor Moon Panel
Day: Sunday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A06
Speakers: Charlene Ingram
Description: Everyone’s favorite Guardian of Love and Justice is back and better than ever! Join the VIZ Media SAILOR MOON team for all the can’t-miss news and updates on the legendary anime series, as well as the all-new
SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL
Title: DC Comics – My Secret Origin
Day: Sunday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Jimmy Palmiotti Christopher Priest Jody Houser Tim Seeley Joshua Williamson Tim Seeley Description: Every writer or artist has been asked at some point in their career, “So, how did you get your start in comics?” DC wants to help save fans the trouble of tracking down their favorite talent to ask in this one of a kind panel. Come by for an inside look at how some of DC’s top-notch talent got their start crafting the tales of your favorite DC Super Heroes, courtesy of Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Christopher Priest (Deathstroke), Jody Houser (Mother Panic), Tim Seeley (Nightwing, Vertigo’s The Lost Boys) and Josh Williamson (The Flash, Vertigo’s Frostbite)
Title: Comics Uniting Nations: Heroes for Change Day: Sunday
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: Room 1B03
Speakers: Meesha Brown Olav Kjorven Natabara Rollosson Josh Elder Ovie Mughelli Michael Decheser Tim Lattie

 

 

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Description: Comics Uniting Nations is bringing artists and writers from around the world to promote global awareness and support for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These Goals are the ultimate to-do list for the planet and requires us all to become super heroes if we’re going to make them a reality. The panel will showcase Descheser Media’s Night Stars, two new Chakra the Invincible stories from Graphic India/Stan Lee, and announce a new series of SDG comics, including GridIron Green, Guardian of the Planet, produced by former two-time All Pro Atlanta Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli. Comics Uniting Nations is a global partnership of UNICEF, PCI Media Impact, Reading With Pictures and the World’s Largest Lesson.
Title: Diamond Select Toys: Marvel, DC, Ghostbusters & More
Day: Sunday
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Robert Yee Jean St. Jean Zach Oat Uriel Caton Eli Livingston
Description: Diamond Select Toys product manager Robert Yee, sculptors Eli Livingston and Jean St. Jean, and Minimates designer Uriel Caton discuss upcoming action figures, statues and Minimates for Doctor Strange, Gotham and more! Zach Oat (ToyFare Magazine) will moderate the Q&A, with prizes for the best questions!
Title: Charlotte (English Dub)
Day: Sunday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Room 1A18
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A small percentage of adolescents have onsets of special abilities. Yu Otosaka deftly uses an ability that takes over a target’s body for five seconds and gets accepted into a prestigious high school. Just when he is about to start a stable high school life as a popular honor student, a girl named Nao Tomori appears before him. Their encounter reveals the cruel destiny for wielders of special abilities.
Title: Boom!Bap!Pow!: The (r)evolution of HipHop and Comic Books
Day: Sunday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Room 1A21
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The amazing Panel will take a detailed look at the influence comic books have had on HipHop culture. From Public Enemy to Run-DMC to Jay-Z, the world of comic books has inspired the HipHop world dating back to the 1970’s. Comic icons such as Superman, Luke Cage and The Hulk have birthed and inspired generations of music icons like Run-DMC, Public Enemy and Eminem to name a few. This Panel will consist of masters from both side of the music and comic book spectrum.
Title: Secret Loves of Geek Girls: LIVE
Day: Sunday
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Room 1A24
Speakers: Hope Nicholson
Description: Join editor Hope Nicholson and an all-star lineup of female writers and illustrators to discuss their Kickstarter sensation! The Secret Loves of Geek Girls is a nonfiction anthology mixing prose, comics, and illustrated stories on the lives and loves of an amazing cast of female creators. Featuring work by some of the most prominent women in the industry. The Secret Loves of Geek Girls is a compilation of tales told from both sides of the tables: from the fans who love video games, comics, and sci-fi to those that work behind the scenes as creators and industry insiders.

 

 

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Title: Comics in Real Life Day: Sunday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Speakers: Nathan Hale Nick Bertozzi Mike Smith Aaron McConnell Penelope Bagieu Tim Leong Box Brown Description: Words and pictures together make up a comic – but how can they tell a true story when a picture is always representational? This Panel assembles a line-up of top nonfiction comics creators to talk about how they transform the realities of real life into graphic novel format.
Title: Introduction to 3D printing for Props and Cosplay Day: Sunday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A02
Speakers: Jacob “Rocket” LaRocca Jacob “Rocket” LaRocca Jason “Invader” Kuehl Rebecca Knepple Description: Are you interested in using 3D printing for props and cosplay but have no idea where to start. We want you to be able to use this awesome tech to make amazing things, so Panelists with extensive 3D printing experience will show you how to choose printers, easy to learn software, and some important tips for getting started. Learn what support material, extruders, and gantry systems are. Learn the difference between delta and cartesian. Come learn how to get started making something from nothing!
Title: Welcome to Lucha Underground: El Rey Network’s High-Flying Wrestling Series Day: Sunday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A06
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Ancient tradition, extraordinary athleticism, and a flare for theatrics combine in El Rey Network’s wrestling series, “Lucha Underground”. The riveting series introduces American audiences to the high-flying aerial maneuvers, slingshot moves, dramatic masks, intricate, rapid-fire combinations and distinctive wrestling techniques of lucha libre, one of Mexico’s most popular sports. Join the creators and stars of “Lucha Underground” for a discussion and never before seen clips from the high-flying, action-packed character-driven television where masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.
Title: Paranormal Lockdown: Black Monk House
Day: Sunday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A10
Speakers: Nick Groff Katrina Weidman
Description: Paranormal superstars unite for one day only at NYCC for a pulse-pounding EXCLUSIVE experience. Join America’s leading paranormal investigator Nick Groff and seasoned paranormal researcher Katrina Weidman, hosts of the hit TV series PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN as they break from filming just to bring their ultimate ghost adventures to NYCC. They will share never-before-seen footage and untold stories from their creepiest investigations. For the first time ever, hear from the man behind the camera, cinematographer Rob Saffi, a skeptic turned believer after his powerful, personal and dangerously physical encounters with the other side during filming. This expert team will also share clips from Destination America’s next history-making Halloween special, PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN: THE BLACK MONK HOUSE, a groundbreaking investigation of the world’s most dangerous poltergeist ever reported. The Halloween special will be the culmination of Destination America’s inaugural frightening GHOSTOBER celebration, featuring 31 days of petrifying programming. Rumor has it that the

 

 

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haunting Black Monk himself may be lurking the halls of the Javits Center, so always be looking over your shoulder! Prizes, giveaways and a spook-tacular surprise await for those who dare to attend…
Title: NYCC Team Q&A
Day: Sunday
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1B03
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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 20167
Title: Completing Your 1st Indie Project: A Step-by-Step Workshop Day: Sunday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Room 1A05
Speakers: Michael “7” Michael Greg Burnham April Adams Marcus Williams Neil Gibson Cerece Rennie Murphy
Description: You’ve got your idea – now what? Whether you’re sketching your first comic or writing your first novel, drafting your first script or trying to decide how to put together your art portfolio, learn how to get your project DONE from indie artists in comics, traditional and graphic novels, film and art. This session will include brief presentations on how each artist began & completed their first project, followed by an in-depth Q & A designed to address YOUR specific challenges and help you move ahead!
Title: Sleepy Hollow Day: Sunday
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T
Speakers: Tom Mison Lyndie Greenwood Janina Gavankar Jeremy Davies Len Wiseman Albert Kim Raven Metzner
Description: Be the first to see a sneak peek of the all new Season Four of Sleepy Hollow before it returns to Fox in 2017! Series stars Tom Mison (Ichabod Crane), Lyndie Greenwood (Jenny Mills), Janina Gavankar (Diana Thomas), and Jeremy Davies (Malcolm Dreyfuss) along with Executive Producers Len Wiseman, Albert Kim, and Raven Metzner, return to NYCC to share stories from set and a selection of new scenes during a moderated panel discussion.

 

 

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