WATCH: Let’s chat about the powerful women of NYCC 2019

There are a lot of badass women at this year's convention


The Beat is on the scene at New York Comic Con 2019 and in addition to our written coverage of the show, you can also subscribe to our YouTube channel for video interviews, recaps, and more. Yael Tygiel and Kay-B are chatting with a slew of talent at the con, including some of the most powerful women of NYCC 2019: Rosario DawsonN.K. Jemisin, the Runaways cast, and more.

We’ll be releasing video coverage throughout the con, as well as commentary from our dynamic, on-camera reporters. In today’s daily show, Tygiel and Kay-B give shout-outs to cosplayers putting in the work to make their friends look good, badass women representing their work, the chaos on the con floor, and more. They also give a hint of what’s to come right here on The Beat, including interviews mentioned above, a cosplay video featuring some of the elaborate designs worn by attendees at this year’s show, and more.

As for what not to miss, Tygiel suggests Felicia Day‘s book Embrace Your Weird and Kay-B suggests the Riverdale panel and her interviews with the casts from Roswell New Mexico and The Expanse.

Stay tuned for more from the powerful women of NYCC 2019, and in case you missed it, grab a closer look at the costumes from Birds of Prey, designed by Erin Benach (A Star Is Born, The Place Beyond the Pines). The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is all about powerful women, after all.