NYCC: Party Poop

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Our collection of parties and events during NYCC is a bit curtailed, due to the fact that we are going down the tubes healthwise, and won’t be able to hit any parties, but here’s a rough stab at it. BTW, we have no public events for Friday, so if you’re havin’ one…send us a link! […]

NYCC: Marvel – #1141

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Marvel provided the following schedule for signings: New York Comicon is this weekend February 6-8th, so be sure to stop by Marvel’s booth (Booth #1141) for all the singings and giveaways happening all weekend long. And here’s the schedule for all the Marvel madness this weekend at NYCC: SIGNING SCHEDULE FRIDAY 12:00 – 1:00 PM […]

NYCC: Archie Comics – #1821

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Archie Comics was kind enough to send over their schedule for the show: Stop by the Archie Comics booth #1821 and meet writers Misako Rocks!, Alex Simmons, Paul Castiglia and Barbara Slate and artists Fernando Ruiz, Dan Parent, Joe Staton, Bob Smith, Jim Amash and Tito Pena. They’ll be on hand signing autographs and giving […]

NYCC: MoCCA

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MoCCA Director Karl Erickson wrote to tell of their panel and signings: Sunday, Feb. 8, 1:30pm at NYCC Comics and the Language of Visual Symbolism Comics are able to communicate dense layers of narrative, emotion, and action in a manner that no other media is able. This panel will explore the way the cartoonists use […]

NYCC: More misc. cartoonists

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¶ First we would like to direct everyone’s attention to The Daily Cross Hatch and their feature, New York Comic Con 2009: An Indie Survival Guide. As Brian Heater points out, it’s not exactly Winter MoCCA Fest: It’s unfortunate, to be sure, but let’s face it—having attending the show for the past few years, we […]

Weather report

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Well, we seem to have had the snow on Tuesday, a light, charming sprinkling that left a dressy coat of white all over. The above image applies to the entire East Coast to MidWest. The bad news is, it’s getting a little arctic today and Thursday (in the 20s), followed by a rise in temperature. […]

Grant Morrison cancels NYCC appearance

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Via PR: Officials at New York Comic Con announced today that Grant Morrison will not be able to attend this year’s convention, which is taking place this week, February 6 – 8 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. In a prepared statement, Grant Morrison said: “As a result of family issues, […]

NYCC: Oni

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If you think SCOTT PILGRIM Volume 5 will be the book of the show, you are not alone. Here’s all the deets on the hoopla and more goings on at Oni: Oni Press is in New York City for this year’s New York Comic Con! February 6th – 8th we’ll be strutting our stuff at […]

NYCC: Abrams – #1825

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Abrams ComicArts first books make their debut at NYCC, with Craig Yoe, Adam Koford, Tim Pilcher and Gene Kannenberg Jr. and more. If you peruse the following PR, you’ll see many announcements of Fall books and beyond as well. Abrams, the preeminent publisher of illustrated books since 1949, announced the launch of the new imprint […]

NYCC: Dark Horse – #823

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Eric Powell, Rick Remender, David Lloyd, Evan Dorkin, Jill Thompson and many more will highlight this Dark Horse gangs events: Friday Feb. 6th : 2:00 – 3:00 PIGEONS FROM HELL – Nathan Fox 3:00 – 4:00 FEAR AGENT, END LEAGUE – Rick Remender 4:00 – 5:00 KICKBACK – David Lloyd 4:00 – 5:00 UNBOUND SAGA […]

NYCC: Fanfare/Ponent Mon – #2347

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If you have never seen any of Fanfare/Ponent Mon’s books, you are missing out on some of the best comics being published today. Seriously. They publish some of the most intelligent/riveting manga available in English — by Jiro Taniguchi and Hideo Azuma among others — , and at NYCC they’ll debut an award winning European […]

NYCC: Top Shelf – #1620

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Top Shelf will be right up front in the NYCC exhibit hall this year at booth #1620. And we’ll have: — Robert Venditti (THE SURROGATES) — Alex Robinson (TOO COOL TO BE FORGOTTEN, BOX OFFICE POISON) — Christian Slade (KORGI) — Rich Koslowski (THE KING) signing books all weekend. Come by and meet them, along […]

NYCC: Image Comics – #1403

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It’s Jersey time at Image Comics: Throughout the convention the Image Comics booth will be home to signings galore, a convention exclusive cover of the superhero debut JERSEY GODS and an array of creators including Rob Liefeld (YOUNGBLOOD), Whilce Portacio (SPAWN), Frank Cho (LIBERTY MEADOWS), Richard Starkings (ELEPHANTMEN), Glen Brunswick (JERSEY GODS), Josh Williamson (JOHNNY […]

NYCC: BOOM – #1313

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As you may have heard, all that Mark Waid is evil business is beginning to make sense and you’ll learn more at New York. YOU FIRST SAW THAT MARK WAID IS EVIL YOU THEN DISCOVERED THAT MARK WAID IS IRREDEEMABLE NOW AT THE BOOM! STUDIOS PANEL YOU WILL LEARN WHAT IS NEXT FROM MARK WAID […]

NYCC: NBM – #1713

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Via PR: Writers Greg Farshtey (creator of the LEGO® BIONICLE® toy universe) and Neil Kleid (Brownsville) will join NBM and Papercutz publisher Terry Nantier and Papercutz and Marvel Comics editor Jim Salicrup to talk with fans and show off new work. NBM will have copies of its newest graphic novels and comics collections: • Nocturnal […]

NYCC: Radical – #1415

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We’re told special announcements that will stun attendees will be made at the Radical panel on Saturday. They also get gifts! Steve Niles, Steve Pugh, Jim Steranko and more will be appearing at the booth. Radical Publishing will give away a special limited and numbered 3-D edition of its New York Comic-Con ashcan to convention-goers […]