New York Comic Con is back and The Beat is on the scene! At the end of each day, we’ll round up our NYCC ’19 coverage so you don’t miss a single headline, whether you’re on the con floor at the Javits Center or following along from somewhere else. Thursday’s Comic Con news includes a surprise TV announcement, new Marvel Legends figures from Hasbro, VR games, and more.
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Without further ado, here’s all of Thursday’s Comic Con news in one place!
- Kelly Thompson’s STAR gets her own mini-series
- Javits construction continues concurrently with comic con
- Lion Forge and BINC’s new Forge Fund to invest in comic retailer market
- THE NEIL GAIMAN LIBRARY coming next year from Dark Horse
- Dumplin’ author Julie Murphy narrates Faith Herbert’s teen years in new book FAITH: TAKING FLIGHT
- MONSTRESS creators Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda discuss hit comic
- AMC unveils second THE WALKING DEAD spin-off show
- Christopher Eccleston reflects on his first act
- Jim Lee, Brad Meltzer to team on story about Batman, real-life war hero
- How the cast & crew moved “From Page to Stage” with THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
- James Wan is heading to GIDEON FALLS
- Bringing the Force to VADER IMMORTAL: A STAR WARS VR series panel
- Hasbro reveals new Marvel Legends figures, including Stan Lee & more X-Men
- Nick Kroll announces BIG MOUTH spin-off, HUMAN RESOURCES
- Molcher, Ennis, Vansant, Thompson & de Campi explore the history of war comics
- DC publishers reiterate line-wide plans, tease future
- NYPL welcomes fans to the Nerd Palace, a.k.a. the New York Public Library
For more NYCC ’19, including what we covered pre-show, click here.