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Continuing our rundown of New York Comic-Con’s programming in an easily digestible text format, here’s the schedule for Friday, with everything from Ranma 1/2 to Salem Hyde to the Central Park Zoo. Thursday’s programming can be found here.

Many thanks to Marykate Nagourney for making this possible.

Friday, October 11 

 

Title: Comic Book Men

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: Bryan Johnson, Kevin Smith, Michael Zapcic, Ming Chen, Walter Flanagan

Description: Kevin Smith, Walter Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Michael Zapcic and Ming Chen return to New York Comic Con to discuss their hit AMC unscripted reality series, “Comic Book Men” which returns for its third season on Sunday, October 13 at midnight. The show will continue to entertain audiences by following the antics in and around master fanboy Kevin Smith’s Red Bank, New Jersey comic shop, Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.

 

Title: The Misadventures of Salem Hyde with Frank Cammuso!

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: Frank Cammuso

Description: Frank Cammuso is an Eisner-nominated cartoonist, the creator of the popular middle school graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table, and the illustrator of several beginning reader graphic books, including Otto’s Orange Day. In his adorable new graphic novel series for young readers, Salem Hyde just isn’t like other kids. For one thing, she’s stubborn, independent, and impulsive. For another, she’s a witch. Salem acts first and thinks later—which means most of her thinking involves coming up with excuses! This session will feature a presentation, Q&A, and a drawing demonstration from Frank!

 

Title: MARVEL: Amazing X-Men & The Marvel Universe

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented by: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Brian Wood, Dennis Hopeless, Gerry Duggan, Marjorie Liu, Nick Lowe, Peter David

Description: X-fans cannot skip this panel! Hear about the future of the X-Universe, straight from editors and creators working on current (and future!) X- titles. Have questions about X-Men Battle of the Atom? Curious what mutantkind will look like following the crossover? Get a special look at Amazing X-Men, the brand new title that will resurrect a favorite mutant from years past! Plus, exciting All-New Marvel NOW news for the X-Universe and beyond! Panel will feature Senior Editor Nick Lowe, Peter David (X-Factor), Gerry Duggan (Deadpool), Dennis Hopeless (Cable and X-Force), Marjorie Liu (Astonishing X-Men), and Brian Wood (X-Men) and more!

 

Title: Drawing on Your Nightmares: Dark Horse Horror

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: Alex de Campi, Dan Braun, Scott Allie, Tim Seeley

Description: Dark Horse has established itself as THE destination for the best in chills and thrills on the printed page! From collecting classic horror anthologies from EC and Warren in all new hardcover editions, to all-new terror from today’s top talent, no one does it better. Join Dark Horse Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie, writer Alex de Campi (Grindhouse), Tim Seeley (Ex Sanguine, The Occultist), Dan Braun (Creepy & Eerie), and more for a look at this year’s four color frights guaranteed to leave you senseless!

 

Title: The Wheel of Time Turns and Epic Fantasy Remains Epic!

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Brian Stavely, Drew Karpyshyn, Elizabeth Bear, Maryelizabeth Hart, Michael J. Sullivan, Peter Brett, Scott Lynch

Description: Stamp down the hobbit weed in that Churchwarden pipe. Throw out your invitation to Robb Stark’s red wedding (although we hear that it’s a killer affair). Join authors Elizabeth Bear (The Eternal Sky trilogy), Drew Karpyshyn (Children of Fire), Scott Lynch (The Republic of Thieves), Brian Stavely (The Emperor’s Blades) and Michael J. Sullivan (Riyria Chronicles), along with moderator Maryelizabeth Hart (Mysterious Galaxy), for an absolutely epic panel on high fantasy. In order to complete your quest to conquer this realm, you must learn what sets epic fantasy apart from other works of literary swords and sorcery. But beware of the Dark One, for lies are his dominion!

 

Title: ROBOTECH/VOLTRON Teamup

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Jeremy Corray, Kevin McKeever, Tommy Yune

Description: Be a part of anime history as the Robotech and Voltron franchises team up for a panel at New York Comic Con!

 

Title: Mattypalooza

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich

Description: It’s that time again! Join us for the toy panel to beat all toy panels – Mattypalooza in New York! Celebrating our 3rd year at NYCC, come get the inside scoop on your favorite collectables from Mattel: Masters of the Universe® Classics, DC Comics™ Signature Series, Watchmen™, Ghostbusters™ and more! Plus as a special bonus, attendees will have the opportunity to vote on an upcoming MOTUC monthly figure: Darius vs. Mara – you decide who gets made! The panel will also include an insightful Q & A with Mattel Toy Designers, Mattel Marketing Manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich and special guests The Four Horsemen. It’s the place to be for the world premiere of tons of new toys and collectibles! If you go to one Toy Panel at NYCC, make it Mattypalooza in New York!

 

Title: Comics, Hollywood – What Creators Need to Know

Time: 11:00AM – 12:30PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: Buddy Scalera, Jimmy Palmiotti, Matt Balogh, Mike Richardson, Ross Richie

Description: More comics are being turned into films & creators have important questions about how Hollywood works. Actionable information from top creators who have navigated the TV & movie business. Join Jimmy Palmiotti (Comic writer Jonah Hex, Screenwriter Painkiller Jane), Mike Richardson (Publisher, Dark Horse Comics), Ross Richie (Publisher, Boom Entertainment) and Moderators: Buddy Scalera of ComicBookSchool.com and Matt Balogh.

 

Title: FUNimation Industry Panel

Time: 11:15AM – 12:15PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Adam Sheehan, Justin Rojas

Description: From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info and announcements from North America’s largest anime distributor FUNimation.

 

Title: DC Collectibles

Time: 11:15AM – 12:15PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Jim Fletcher, Kevin Kiniry

Description: Action figures, statues, busts, PVC figures: DC Collectibles has them all – and more! Join the DC Collectibles crew, including VP – Creative Services Kevin Kiniry, Director – Creative Services Jim Fletcher to hear how they come up with so many great products and what’s coming up from comics’ top makers of awesome collectibles!

 

Title: Vertical Manga

Time: 11:15AM – 12:15PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Ed Chavez

Description: New York based sci-fi and manga publisher returns to NYCC with another selection of hand-picked high-quality comics to unleash to the North American masses.

 

Title: Creating Sci-Fi Comics Workshop with Comic Writer/Creator Alex Simmons

Time: 11:45AM – 12:45PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: Alex Simmons

Description: Kids can come and learn to draw with comics writer/creator Alex Simmons! Alex Simmons is an award-winning comic book creator, playwright, freelance writer, international teaching artist, He’s written books for Disney, DC Comics, Archie Comics, and African-American Classics, to name a few. He created of the critically acclaimed graphic novel series Blackjack (www.BlackjackAdventures.com), about an African-American soldier of fortune in the 1930s; received a Glyph Best Writer Award for his work on The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton for Archie Comics. Simmons has successfully developed and lead numerous comic arts workshops in New York, Miami, Africa, and the West Indies. He’s also the founder and co-producer of Kids Comic Con, (www.KidsComicCon.com), an annual family event (which has also traveled from NY to Senegal).

 

Title: He’s Back! Celebrate Chucky’s 25th Anniversary with the Creators & Cast

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: Brad Dourif, Danielle Bisutti, Don Mancini, Fiona Dourif, Jennifer Tilly

Description: Wanna Play? Join Chucky Creator Don Mancini as well as franchise cast members Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif Danielle Bisutti and Jennifer Tilly, among others, as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of the murderous doll that launched a generation’s nightmares. Now, a quarter of a century since fans were first petrified by Toyland’s most lethal serial killer, the cast reunites to share their thoughts on Chucky’s deadly legacy and to introduce fans to Curse of Chucky, an all-new, unrated chapter of the chilling Child’s Play series (available on Blu-ray & DVD October 8th). Join them as they reflect on Chucky’s disturbing reign of terror and share some of the blood-splattered thrills and chills to come!

 

Title: Falling Skies: The Magic Behind the Series

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Maya Brooks

Description: TNT’s Falling Skies, one of basic cable’s Top 5 summer dramas, will present a diverse panel highlighting the behind-the-scenes elements of the show. Come and learn about the artistry that goes into making this compelling drama. Attendees will also get some exclusive insight into what to expect when Falling Skies returns for its fourth season next summer.

 

Title: Felicia Day and Geek & Sundry Presents!

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: Felicia Day

Description: Felicia Day’s internet television network, Geek & Sundry, is enjoying a big 2nd year! On Geek & Sundry, 2013 brought an “expansion pack” of vloggers alongside several brand new shows about all our favorite geeky things. These include the recently premiered “Spellslingers,” which brings together celebrities playing Magic: the Gathering, and Adam De La Peña’s (“Code Monkeys”) 16-bit animated comedy “Outlands.” Even more shows are on the horizon, including the supernatural comedy “Spooked” (produced with Bryan Singer’s Bad Hat Harry Productions) and Amy Berg’s (“Eureka”) “Caper.” Learn more about what’s coming up for Geek & Sundry with Felicia Day!

 

Title: Once Upon A Time in Fantasy Lit…

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Aubry Parks-Fried, Bennett Madison, C. Robert Cargill, Catherynne M. Valente, Emily Croy Barker, Gitty Daneshvari, Soman Chainani

Description: In a panel that’s a witches’ brew of magic, there is one truth to be learned: don’t let that wicked little pixie Tinkerbell fool you. Fairies are damn scary. Moderator Aubry Parks-Fried (Digital Manager, HarperCollins) talks wicked fey with Emily Croy Barker (The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic), Soman Chainani (The School for Good and Evil), Bennett Madison (September Girls), C. Robert Cargill (Queen of the Dark Things), Catherynne M. Valente (The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two) and Gitty Daneshvari (School of Fear and Monster High series).

 

Title: Image Comics: Behind the Creations

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Ales Kot, Glen Brunswick, Joe Keatinge, Kieron Gillen, Ron Richards, Tim Seeley

Description: Every Wednesday, comic fans are mesmerized by the creativity and innovation coming from their favorite comic books. With Image Comics leading the way for creator owned comics, we’re in the midst of a renaissance of creativity in comics like no other time before. Join Image Comics creators Tim Seeley (REVIVAL), Kieron Gillen (THREE), Joe Keatinge (GLORY), Ales Kot (ZERO) and Glen Brunswick (REALITY CHECK) as they discuss the origins of their innovations and creations.

 

Title: Marvel Television Presents

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: 1A06

Speakers: Jeph Loeb

Description: Bring your family inside the ever-expanding MARVEL UNIVERSE with Head of Television, Jeph Loeb! Get a sneak peek at new episodes of your favorite hit series, Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. and Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, and a look at what’s next for Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man.

 

Title: Adam Berry Q&A

Time: 12:15PM – 1:15PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: Adam Berry

Description: Ever seen a spook, specter or ghost? Ever feel dread in your basement or attic? If so, check out Ghost Hunters’ own Adam Berry during his Q&A and have all your paranormal questions answered!

 

Title: Game of Thrones with James Cosmo and Jerome Flynn

Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Location: 1A23

Speakers: James Cosmo, Jerome Flynn

Description: In the world of Westeros, some take the black and fight to defend the realm such as Lord Commander Mormont and some align themselves with power and wealth like Tyrion Lannister’s sidekick and bodyguard Bronn. Come join the two gentlemen who have played these characters, James Cosmo and Jerome Flynn, as they discuss their experiences on the show and share what it’s like to play a Game of Thrones character.

 

Title: ROBOTECH Industry Panel

Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Kevin McKeever, Tommy Yune

Description: Get the latest information on all the latest live action and animated Robotech projects currently in production.

 

Title: SUNRISE Official Panel

Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Shin Sasaki

Description: Sunrise Inc., the studio that brought you the Mobile Suit Gundam Series, the Code Geass Series, Cowboy Bebop, The Vision of Escaflowne and other groundbreaking anime series, will be holding an official panel at NYCC. Shin SASAKI, the Producer of the Gundam series will be appearing on-stage. He will be introducing footage from new and upcoming series and he will also hold a Q&A to answer questions from the Fans.

 

Title: Straczynski Writing Workshop

Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: J. Michael Straczynski

Description: Are you an aspiring writer for comics, movies or television? If so, come armed with questions as J. Michael Straczynski holds a no-holds-barred frank and open discussion on writing techniques, the marketplace, making it as a writer (and staying one) and any other creative questions you wish to address. Get the straight skinny about the writing business from the guy who’s been doing it successfully for over 30 years.

 

Title: Wildlife Theater: Adaptation! A Dinosaur Musical

Time: 12:45PM – 1:15PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: 

Description: Join Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Society for Adaptation! A Dinosaur Musical. Follow the adventure of Cope and Marsh as they travel back in time to solve the mystery of adaptations. Dinosaur puppets, songs and audience participation bring ancient dinosaurs to life on stage.

 

Title: Editors on Editing

Time: 12:45PM – 2:00PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: Buddy Scalera, Chris Ryall, Rich Taurozzi, Scott Allie, Warren Simons

Description: Meet some of the industry’s top editors. Learn what it takes to break into comics and stay in from an all-star editorial panel. Join Scott Allie – Editor-in-Chief, Dark Horse, Chris Ryall – Editor-in-Chief, IDW, Warren Simons – Executive Editor, Valiant and host Buddy Scalera of ComicBookSchool.com and Moderator Support Rich Taurozzi.

 

Title: Wildlife Mask Making

Time: 1:15PM – 2:15PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: 

Description: Visit with educators from the Wildlife Conservation Society Zoos and Aquarium for a mask making craft and explore some animal artifacts to discover the secret super powers that animals have: the power of adaptation!

 

Title: FOX Special Panel

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: 

Description: Come check out the hottest new films from 20th Century Fox!

 

Title: DC Entertainment – All Access

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Amanda Conner, Derek Fridolfs, Dustin Nguyen, Kyle Higgins, Lee Bermejo, Scott Snyder

Description: At DC Entertainment, there’s never been a better time to be a comics fan! Come to this All Access panel and find out what our top talent across DC Comics, Vertigo and DC Digital has been up to!

 

Title: B.J. Novak’s One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: B.J. Novak, Lev Grossman

Description: BJ Novak — actor, writer, director and producer — makes his entrance onto the literary stage with a startlingly original collection of stories, ONE MORE THING, that are hilarious, insightful, moving and provocative. Rumor has it he may even “perform” one of them. B.J. will be in conversation with Lev Grossman, the book critic at Time magazine and the author of the bestselling novels The Magicians and The Magician King.

 

Title: Kill or Be Killed: Crafting a Powerful Female Protagonist

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Amelia Kahaney, Danielle Paige, Kendare Blake, Lauren Oliver, Lindsay Ribar, Thea James

Description: Creating a believable, butt-kicking female protagonist is always an interesting process. Not only must a person be capable of overcoming insurmountable obstacles in order to save themselves but more often than not they are trying to also protect and save the ones they love. Join five of YA’s most daring and distinct voices – Kendare Blake (Antigoddess), Amelia Kahaney (The Brokenhearted), Lauren Oliver (Delirium trilogy), Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die) and Lindsay Ribar (The Art of Wishing) – as moderator Thea James (The Book Smugglers) leads them in discussing what/who was the inspiration for their female protagonist, the dilemmas that can define and shape a character’s sense of empowerment and clever tricks and tips for getting a heroine into/and out of the most diabolical or deadly of situations unscathed.

 

Title: Full Color Fantasy: Fantasy Comics Past, Present and Future!

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Aub Driver, Brian Wood, Fred Van Lente, Richard Pini, Wendy Pini

Description: Comics has long provided a perfect media for tales of swords, sorcery and all of the key ingredients to classic fantasy. Join us at this year’s show to celebrate the debut of ElfQuest: The Final Quest, 10 years of Conan at Dark Horse, as well as a new era of bringing video game lore to comics with Dragon Age, and another to be announced exclusively at this panel! Join Dark Horse’s Aub Driver, along with ElfQuest creators, Richard and Wendy Pini, Conan comics writers Brian Wood and Fred Van Lente, and a few surprise guests for new projects to be announced!

 

Title: True Blood with Kristin Bauer and Rutina Wesley

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: 1A06

Speakers: Kristin Bauer, Rutina Wesley Page 18 

 

Description: Come join True Blood’s Kristin Bauer and Rutina Wesley as they discuss everything vampires, Pam and Tara’s interesting relationship and what is in store next for their characters in the final season of True Blood.

 

Title: HUSBANDS – A Cheeky New Adventure

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: Brad Bell, Eli Gonda, Jane Espenson, Sean Hemeon

Description: Brad Bell and Jane Espenson are co-creators of the hit comedy Husbands, about same-sex newlyweds Cheeks (Bell) and Brady (Sean Hemeon). Join Bell, Espenson, Hemeon and new Husbands director Eli Gonda as they talk about the journey so far, including the award-winning comic book based on the show and about their experiences as a new member of the CW family.

 

Title: How Puppets Are Made Workshop with Puppeteer Noel MacNeal

Time: 1:45PM – 2:15PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: Noel MacNeal

Description: Want to try your “hand” at being a puppeteer? Emmy nominated puppeteer Noel MacNeal (“Bear in the Big Blue House,” “Sesame Street”) will conduct a 30 minute “puppeteering workshop” for NYC ComicCon guests, showing them the “secrets” of lip-sync and manipulation used by professional puppeteers, including (his colleagues) “The Muppets” with various puppets that guests will get to animate.

 

Title: will.i.am’s Wizards and Robots

Time: 1:45PM – 2:45PM

Location: 1A23

Speakers: will.i.am

Description: Musician and visionary creative will.i.am is launching a special project with IDW, Wizards and Robots. Will is making his first-ever comic-con appearance to discuss the comic, chat about futurism and how he just might change the comic-book world through this unique project.

 

Title: Welcome to Night Vale: The Art of Weird Podcasting

Time: 1:45PM – 2:45PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Ben Blacker

Description: Welcome to Night Vale, a scripted podcast in the form of community radio from a creepy desert town, went in a single year from a quiet launch to the #1 podcast on iTunes in 7 different countries. Ben Blacker of The Thrilling Adventure Hour and the Nerdist Writers Panel talks with the creative team behind Night Vale about where the show came from, where it’s going, and what it’s like trying to make a podcast far outside of the usual format.

 

Title: The NYC Game Design Underground

Time: 1:45PM – 2:45PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Frank Lantz, Naomi Clark, Phoenix Perry, Zach Gage

Description: What happens when the pioneering spirit and pop-culture energy of games collides with the avant garde sensibility and creative bravado of the city that never sleeps? This panel brings together some of the leading figures of the New York City indie game scene to discuss what it looks like, why scenes matter, how games are joining music, theater, art, fashion and film as another reason that New York is a mecca for the world’s weirdest and most ambitious creators, and what that might tell us about the future of games.

 

Title: I Have No Sewing Machine, But I Must Cosplay! (NYCC Edition)

Time: 1:45PM – 2:45PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Chris Troy, Iggy Tissera, Lindsey Celak, Tess Yaney

Description: Be it helping new Internet sites get hits or upsetting the Internet at large, Cosplay has grown in popularity over the years and you probably want in on the action by now. But not everyone can sew, so what do you newbie, WHAT DO YOU DO? Join our panelists as they throw out several vague suggestions at you at the hopes that sound good! Marvel as they point out who not to throw your money at on the Internet! Shrug as they suggest what soon-to-be irrelevant social media platform to use to show off your “work.” Laugh because you feel bad for them and their frail egos need the attention. Warning – may contain humor and a less than serious look at some aspects of the hobby.

 

Title: Drawing Workshop with Graphic Artist Diana Leto

Time: 2:15PM – 2:45PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: Diana Leto

Description: Diana Leto is the co-creator and illustrator of THE HALLOWEEN LEGION, a critically acclaimed all-ages mystery/adventure series featuring “The Worlds’ Weirdest Heroes”. The Sequential Pulp/Dark Horse graphic novel “THE HALLOWEEN LEGION: THE GREAT GOBLIN INVASION debuts this September 2013. Diana has been a professional artist and graphic designer for over a decade. Her illustration has illuminated projects at companies including The Jim Henson Legacy, Sesame Street and Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Inc. Diana’s work on the digital comic strip THE CAVE GIRL™ for Edgar Rice Burroughs celebrated it’s 100th anniversary this past July 2013 at San Diego Comic Con. Presenting contemporary design at Adobe MAX, addressing teachers and children about being a woman in the arts at KIDS’ COMIC CON and helping refresh beloved characters for a cultural institution, Diana’s artwork stands at the intersection of education and inspiration.

 

Title: Inside the Creator’s Studio with Jimmy Palmiotti

Time: 2:15PM – 3:45PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: Buddy Scalera, Jimmy Palmiotti

Description: Meet Jimmy Palmiotti like you’ve never met him before…alone on stage. An brutally honest conversation about writing, editing, and inking comics; breaking into the industry; staying employed; and the inevitable ups and downs of a career. Just two guys talking about a career in the comic book industry.

 

Title: The 501st Legion’s Blast-A-Trooper

Time: 2:30PM – 4:30PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: 

Description: We know Star Wars fans have a Rebellious streak… are you ready to take out some of your frustrations on a servant of the Empire? Blast-A-Trooper Blaster Range arms participants with Nerf guns and puts them against hapless troopers. All proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation so take pride in sticking it to the Empire for a small donation!

 

Title: First Look – Justice League: War

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: Andrea Romano, Gary Miereanu, James Tucker, Jay Oliva

Description: Be among the first to witness an extended look at “Justice League: War,” the latest addition to the popular line of DCU animated films. As an exclusive NYCC presentation, fans will be treated to full clips and lively discussion – courtesy of producer James Tucker (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox), director Jay Oliva (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Man of Steel), 8-time Emmy Award winning dialogue director Andrea Romano and some surprise guests from the all-star cast. Moderator Gary Miereanu will be handing out some unique prizes for a few lucky fans and dropping a few intriguing tidbits about future DCU releases. Starring the voices of Jason O’Mara (Vegas, Terra Nova), Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs), Alan Tudyk (Serenity, Firefly), Michelle Monaghan (Mission Impossible III, The Bourne Supremacy), Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds) and Sean Astin (LOTR films), “Justice League: War” will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in early 2014.

 

Title: Drawing Workshop with Cartoonist John-Marc Grob

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: John-Marc Grob

Description: Kids and their families can come and learn how to draw cartoons with John-Marc Grob. John-Marc is an award-winning, multimedia artist with 25 years’ experience including illustration, cartooning, animation, graphic design and more. John-Marc’s clients have included Marvel Comics, Warner Brothers, Disney, M&M Marss and others. His creative designs have appeared in comics, on shirts, video games, toys, calendars, books, candy and a variety of digital media including flash animations and APPS. Grob is best-known for his creation, FriendFish.

 

Title: The Walking Dead 10th Anniversary Panel

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Charlie Adlard, Robert Kirkman

Description: Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard discuss the evolution of The Walking Dead as they celebrate the book’s 10th anniversary this month, in a lively Q&A forum.

 

Title: MARVEL: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: 

Description: It’s an all-new Breaking Into Comics panel, featuring your favorite Marvel creators and editors! Get professional insight and advice on how you can get your foot in the door at the House of Ideas! From writers to artists to editors, we’re pulling back the curtain and giving you a first-hand look at how Marvel hires its top talent in all disciplines.

 

Title: Myth and Magic in the City

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Anna Jarzab, Anton Stout, Benedict Jacka, F. Paul Wilson, Jeff Hirsch, Max Gladstone, Tonya Hurley

Description: Alternate histories, parallel worlds, mages and saints shape modern day fantasy and new legends in the making. Join Max Gladstone (Two Serpents Rise), Anna Jarzab (Tandem), Jeff Hirsch (The Eleventh Plague), Anton Strout (Stonecast), Benedict Jacka (Chosen) and Tonya Hurley (Precious Blood) as they discuss the art of writing Urban Fantasy, with F. Paul Wilson (Dark City), one of the originals of the genre.

 

Title: From Light Novel to Anime/Manga – Presented by the Japan Foundation

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Shinichiro Inoue

Description: Many successful anime, manga, games and even live-action movies are adapted from popular light novels published in Japan. Focusing on some of the well-known titles in the U.S., such as The Melacholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Spice and Wolf, Shinichiro Inoue, Representative Director and Senior Managing Director of Kadokawa Corporation, will introduce this particular literary genre to NYCC audience, discuss how light novels developed into mega hits and share latest news about this trend.

 

Title: Mission in a Bottle: From Honest Tea to a Graphic Novel

Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: Barry Nalebuff, Heidi MacDonald, Sungyoon Choi

Description: How do two men with a vision for a healthy, lightly sweetened beverage bring it to market and start a small business that eventually becomes a multi-million dollar company? And once they do that, how do they turn their story into a graphic novel that is not only an informative book on small business start-ups but a funny story about two guys learning how to brew vats of tea? Join Honest Tea co-founder and Yale School of Management Professor Barry Nalebuff and artist Sungyoon Choi for a discussion of the making of the graphic novel Mission in a Bottle and tips on entrepreneurship moderated by the Beat’s Heidi MacDonald.

 

Title: Shonen Jump Live Podcast

Time: 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Location: 1A23

Speakers: Alexis Kirsch, Andy Nakatani, Eric Eberhardt, John Bae, Urian Brown

Description: Meet the team behind the English-language edition of Weekly Shonen Jump and be part of a live podcast recording! Bring your toughest SJ questions for the editors and your own manga knowledge for a chance to win some awesome prizes in our trivia challenge!

 

Title: IGN Podcast Beyond Live: Is the PS4 Going to Suck?

Time: 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Colin Moriarty, Greg Miller

Description: The No. 1 PlayStation podcast is putting on a live show in NYC. Can Sony win the next generation? Come discuss with IGN.com’s Greg Miller and Colin Moriarty.

 

Title: The Future of Designer Toys

Time: 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Frank Kozik, Galen McKamy, Gino Joukar, Josh Kimberg, Ricky

Description: Vinyl, resin, whatever the material, the Designer Toy industry continues to push the boundaries between art object and mass production. This candid conversation with top-level insiders will provide thoughtful insights as to where this trend-leading collectIbles industry will be going next. Led by CLUTTER MAGAZINE’s Josh Kimberg, join this in-depth discussion with world-renowned Artist FRANK KOZIK, Gino Joukar (Owner of TOY ART GALLERY), Galen McKamy (Designer Director of KIDROBOT) and Japanese vinyl Producer Ricky Wilson (VELOCITRON).

 

Title: Kodansha Comics

Time: 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Ben Applegate, Dallas Middaugh, David Yoo, Kana Koide

Description: We’re just getting started! Come to the Kodansha Comics panel to get all the latest information on Sailor Moon and Attack on Titan, as well as to hear our latest announcements, news and maybe even a giveaway or two. Join Kodansha USA’s Kana Koide and Random House’s Dallas Middaugh as they walk you through the best of Kodansha’s manga from yesterday, today and tomorrow!

 

Title: Kids Costume Parade

Time: 3:45PM – 4:30PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: 

Description: Kids 12-and-under can come and show off their costumes in the Kids Costume Parade, held daily in the Family Room. To register, please arrive at the Family Room 30 minutes prior to the parade. Space is limited and is not guaranteed, so please be sure to arrive early!

 

Title: [adult swim] Presents: The Venture Bros.

Time: 4:00PM – 4:45PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: Doc Hammer, Jackson Publick

Description: Show creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, perennial Comic Con favorites, will discuss their Adult Swim original series and answer fan questions.

 

Title: MARVEL: Avengers

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented by: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Al Ewing, Dennis Hopeless, Jonathan Hickman, Lauren Sankovitch, Nick Spencer, Tom Brevoort

Description: Fans of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes look no further! This is your panel, filled with exciting announcements about the future of the Avengers universe. With All-New Marvel NOW! titles hitting shelves in 2014, your favorite avenging characters may undergo a few changes. Get exciting updates from editors and creators about present and (future) Avengers books! Guests will include Executive Editor Tom Brevoort, Editor Lauren Sankovitch, Al Ewing (Mighty Avengers), Jonathan Hickman (New Avengers), Dennis Hopeless (Avengers Arena), and Nick Spencer (Secret Avengers).

 

Title: DC Comics – Superman

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: Charles Soule, Greg Pak, Tony Daniel, Tyler Kirkham

Description: The Last Son of Krypton is one of the most recognized pop culture icons of all time, and this year, as he celebrates his 75th Anniversary, Superman is set to soar to new heights! Come by for a panel on what makes The Man of Steel the hero that he is with the writers and artists that bring him to life!

 

Title: Genre-Bending Visions: The Art of the Modern Thriller

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Alex London, Alison Gaylin, David Guggenheim, Emmy Laybourne, Michelle Gagnon, Nicholas Mennuti, Robin Wasserman, Wendy Corsi Staub,

Description: These writers know how to keep you on the edge of your seat with tales of secret societies, apocalyptic visions and international intrigue. Join eight of the genre’s leading talents as they discuss the elements – from the scientific to the supernatural – that guarantee to have readers turning pages long into the night. Featuring: Robin Wasserman (The Waking Dark), Emmy Laybourne (Monument 14), Michelle Gagnon (Don’t Look Now), Alison Gaylin (Into the Dark), David Guggenheim & Nicholas Mennuti (Weaponized) and Alex London (Proxy). Moderated by Wendy Corsi Staub (The Good Sister).

 

Title: Smithsonian Channel’s The Incredible Bionic Man

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Bertolt Meyer, Charles Poe

Description: A complete ‘bionic man’ which was built from $1 million-worth of state-of-the-art limbs and organs – the products of billions of dollars of research – borrowed from some of the world’s leading laboratories and manufacturers. The Smithsonian Channel documentary, THE INCREDIBLE BIONIC MAN, premieres Sunday, October 20 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

 

Title: Page 1 – Panel 1 (Comic Book Writing & Art Tutorial)

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: Buddy Scalera, Jamal Igle, Jerry Ordway, Marc Silvestri, Pat Quinn

Description: An all-star cast of experienced, working comic book writers and artists talk about telling an effective story on the page. Learn about how real professional artists break down a script and thumbnail a page. Actual working pros show you how they determine the layout, the story flow and specific panels from a real comic book script. Join Jerry Ordway – Shazam, Superman; Marc Silvestri – Witchblade, Darkness, Cyberforce; Jamal Igle – Supergirl, Molly Danger; and hosts Buddy Scalera of ComicBookSchool.com and Pat Quinn of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

 

Title: Epic Pictures

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: 1A06

Speakers: 

Description: Epic Pictures Group is a worldwide film and television sales company specializing in the financing, production, and distribution of commercial feature films and 3D animation. Under the guidance of Patrick Ewald & Shaked Berenson Epic Pictures Group’s releases have grossed over 30 million dollars in worldwide box office with such titles as 11-11-11, Space Dogs 3D, Deadline & V/H/S. This October they will release Vikingdom, I Will Follow You Into The Dark and Big Ass Spider!.

 

Title: How To Make Friends & Influence People: Talent & Production Company Relationships In The New Media Landscape

Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: Jason Cilo, Judy Gold, Melinda Hill, Mike Rowe

Description: The rapidly changing media landscape places a premium on creative talent and production companies being able to find each other, so that they can produce content that can be disruptive, attention-getting, and maybe even profitable. So if you’re a visual artist, actor, comic, editor, TV host, budding YouTube star, writer, producer, or production company executive, how exactly do you find your significant other(s) in this crazy entertainment business? This panel will explore the varieties of special relationships between talent and production companies, using Meetinghouse Productions, Inc, a NYC-based production company, as an example. Panelists including Meetinghouse founder and President, Jason Cilo; comedian Judy Gold, writer/performer Melinda Hill, and former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe, in a funny and candid discussion about the business of seeking out like-minded people to navigate the trenches of show-business with, and how mistakes, missteps, naked ambition, and fortuitous strikes of kismet can pave the way toward long lasting, fruitful and creative relationships.

 

Title: Max Brooks Zombie Survival & Extinction Parade Insights

Time: 4:15PM – 5:15PM

Location: 1A23

Speakers: Max Brooks, William Christensen

Description: Screenwriter and author of best-selling books The Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z and The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks, Max Brooks is the world’s leading authority on the defense against a ghoulish uprising! His new all-original comic book series, Extinction Parade, introduces vampires into that mix and gives fans a new race of the undead to fear and prepare for. Renowned for his campus and convention lectures nationwide, Brooks comes to New York Comic Con to share his insight into the rotting minds of the undead, discuss Zombies vs. Vampires and field questions from zombie-phobic fans!

 

Title: VIZ Media Panel

Time: 4:15PM – 5:15PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Charlene Ingram, David Eicke, Eric Eberhardt, Mark de Vera

Description: Join the VIZ Media staff for a presentation all about the latest in manga and anime! We’ll be talking about the latest news, upcoming releases and and other cool announcements from our publishing and animation teams.

 

Title: Eat, Read, Love: CHEW’s Ascendance

Time: 4:15PM – 5:15PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: John Layman, Rob Guillory

Description: You read CHEW. You know CHEW. You love CHEW. But how well do you know John Layman and Rob Guillory, creators of the smash hit series? You’ve seen their personalities come through in the stellar art and writing in the series but now you can get a taste for yourself at this special CHEW spotlight panel. You’ve laughed at the gallows humor in the series but you haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen Guillory and Layman crack jokes on-stage. Come see this duo chew the fat, talk about upcoming plans for the series, crack a few jokes and talk about just how fun it is to destroy Tony Chu’s life.

 

Title: Rich Johnston’s Bleeding Cool Magazine Forum

Time: 4:15PM – 5:15PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Rich Johnston

Description: BleedingCool.com is the premiere source for breaking news and entertainment in the comic book industry. Join comics Journalist Rich Johnston to discuss Bleeding Cool Magazine and the major events being covered at New York Comic Con this year! Johnston makes a special appearance stateside to talk about the upcoming “Top 100 Comic Industry Power Rankings” and big new upcoming features for the #1 ranked comics magazine! Get ready to hear exclusive breaking news from Rich Johnston and the secrets behind the biggest comics events of 2013!

 

Title: Drawing Workshop with Sesame Street Artist Louis H. Mitchell

Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: Louis H. Mitchell

Description: Kids can come and learn to draw with Louis H. Mitchell, an artist from Sesame Street! Louis is the Creative Director of Character Design at Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street. From designing Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons to directing Sesame Street Muppet photo shoots, and many other projects in between, Louis has been at his dream job for nearly 13 years. Join this talented illustrator and visionary in a workshop on drawing comics and other fantastic things.

 

Title: [adult swim] Presents: Robot Chicken

Time: 5:00PM – 5:45PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: Clare Grant, Keith Crofford, Matthew Senreich, Seth Green

Description: Co-Creators/Executive Producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are joined by Clare Grant (Team Unicorn) to discuss the Emmy-winning series. Come watch a sneak peek and get your questions answered about the upcoming new season and the next Robot Chicken DC Comics Special. Keith Crofford, Vice President of Production for Adult Swim, will moderate the panel.

 

Title: Kidditch- Quidditch Training for Kids

Time: 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Location: Family Room 1B02

Speakers: 

Description: Join the International Quidditch Association for “Kidditch” (Kids Quidditch)! This version of quidditch is open to children of all ages, and a great lesson for aspiring witches or wizards, or kids who want a chance to run around! Our experts from official IQA NYC teams will guide children by explaining the rules of the game and teaching them how to play. Kids will be able to toss around the quaffle, throw bludgers or chase the snitch in a designated “training” area. They will also be able to participate in mini games to give quidditch a try. Most importantly, we want everyone to have fun! Brooms up!

 

Title: DC Comics – Batman

Time: 5:15PM – 6:15PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented by: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Ann Nocenti, Greg Capullo, James Tynion IV, John Layman, Peter Tomasi, Scott Snyder

Description: Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo’s epic storyline, BATMAN: ZERO YEAR, has taken over the Bat-Universe! Witness the creative process and see how this crosses over with the creative teams of the Caped Crusader in his other books and find out what’s in store for the Dark Knight Detective in the coming months!

 

Title: MTV Geek

Time: 5:15PM – 6:15PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: 

Description: Join MTV Comics Executive Editor Tom Akel along with J. Michael Straczynski to get a first look at the MTV graphic novel “The Adventures of Apocalypse Al”, David Tischman for a look at the new “Teen Wolf” comics, and Marc Silvestri to chat about the upcoming MTV Geek original series “September Mourning”.

 

Title: Steam It Up!

Time: 5:15PM – 6:15PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Andrea Cremer, Beth Ciotta, Diana Pho, Emma Jane Holloway, Genevieve Valentine, Kate Locke, Katherine Gleason

Description: From its beginnings as a loosely defined sub-genre of science fiction, Steampunk has evolved into a cultural phenomenon bringing the future into the past and more. Join Authors Andrea Cremer (The Inventor’s Secret), Kate Locke (Immortal Empire Series), Beth Ciotta (The Glorious Victorious Darcy’s series), Genevieve Valentine (Mechanique), Katherine Gleason (Anatomy of Steampunk) and Emma Jane Holloway (A Study in Silks) as they discuss the future of Steampunk. Moderated by Diana Pho (aka Ay-leen the Peacemaker).

 

Title: Wikia [LIVE] Presents: Learn from The Masters

Time: 5:15PM – 6:15PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Eric Moro, Kazuo Koike, Masao Maruyama, Shin-ichi Hiromoto, Takashi Okazaki

Description: Afro Samurai. Hells Angels. Lone Wolf and Cub. Ninja Scroll. What do these titles have in common? They represent some of the greatest works in anime/manga, from an equally diverse group of creators. “New school” artists like Shin-ichi Hiromoto and Takashi Okazaki; legends like Kazuo Koike and Masao Maruyama. Join Wikia as we celebrate these “industry leaders” by putting the spotlight on their careers, their works, and what the future has in store for them. Now’s your chance to get up-close-and-personal with some of the genre’s greatest. Who knows? They may just offer some advice that sets you on your own path to stardom.

 

Title: Beautiful Books: Graphic Design in Comics & Graphic Novels

Time: 5:15PM – 6:15PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: James Lucas Jones

Description: Join a slew of cartoonists, designers and art directors for a round table about the shifting trends in graphic novel book design and the industry movement towards books as art objects. Moderated by Oni Press editor in chief and hopeless graphic design snob James Lucas Jones.

 

Title: Creator Connection

Time: 5:15PM – 6:30PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: Buddy Scalera, Haydee Urena, Janet Scalera, Zoe Labella

Description: Meet your next creative partner in this fun, interactive networking session. Bring business cards & samples of your work. This is the panel that has literally helped complete strangers form creative teams and publish comic books. This is the original and best Creator Connection. Be there and launch your career. (Note: This is not a portfolio review. This is like speed dating for creators. Shy people welcome!) Join host Buddy Scalera of ComicBookSchool.com, Model/Actress Zoe Labella of “Comic Artist’s Photo Reference”, Model/Actress Haydee Urena of “Comic Artist’s Photo Reference”, Janet Scalera of ComicBookSchool.com and Publisher support by Pronto Comics.

 

Title: RANMA 1/2 Panel

Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Location: 1A23

Speakers: Amy Mar, Charlene Ingram, Hope Donovan, Mark de Vera

Description: From the legendary mangaka, Rumiko Takahashi, creator of such beloved series as INUYASHA and URUSEI YATSURA, RANMA 1/2 is the manga and anime series that ignited a passion for these mediums in North America. With its wacky hijinks and crazy comedic action, the characters and stories of RANMA have resonated with generations of Fans. Join the VIZ Media manga and anime teams as we talk about the history of this great title and the process of relaunching the new Right-to-Left manga editions, as well as the anime for the first time on Blu-ray and digital.

 

Title: Anime News Network

Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Christopher Macdonald, Dave Riley, David Cabrera, Todd Ciolek

Description: Meet the staff behind the Internet’s Most Trusted Anime News Source and win some incredible prizes!

 

Title: The Year of Mouse Guard

Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: David Petersen, Jeremy Bastian, Mel Caylo

Description: Since its debut in 2005, MOUSE GUARD has become one of the most popular, beloved and honored stories in comics and in 2013, Creator David Petersen is not slowing down! This year will see the release of the MOUSE GUARD VOL. 3: THE BLACK AXE hardcover and the debut of the four-issue miniseries, MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD VOL. 2 (followed by the release of a hardcover that collects them) from Archaia Entertainment. In addition, from Skelton Crew comes collectible replica Black Axes, the first in a line of Mouse Guard replica weapons! Moderated by Mel Caylo (marketing manager for BOOM! Studios), join Petersen and guests, including Jeremy Bastian and more to be announced, as they give you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of all this Mouse Guard goodness, preview art from upcoming releases and answer your questions! Attendees will receive an exclusive print of an original David Petersen drawing.

 

Title: CBLDF: The Secret Origins of Comics Censorship!

Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Carol Tilley, Charles Brownstein

Description: In 1954, comic books were put on trial by the US Government whose Senate investigation prompted the birth of the Comics Code, a censorship body that shackled the medium for decades. New research by scholar Carol Tilley reveals a secret history behind the trials, including insights into the methods of Dr. Frederic Wertham whose findings weren’t merely faulty, but also fabricated! Go behind the scenes of this fateful moment in comics history and learn the untold stories of Frederic Wertham, Estes Kefauver and the kids who tried to fight the tide of anti-comics momentum.

 

Title: Oldboy

Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: 

Description: Come and check out this panel about the Spike Lee film, Oldboy.

 

Title: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented by: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: Brandon Auman, Ciro Nieli, Rich Magallanes

Description: Go Ninja, Go Ninja, Go! Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Check out Nick’s latest ooze-filled news and get exclusive peeks into a mutation situation that has gone out of control as Executive Producer Ciro Nieli and story Editor Brandon Auman discuss the season 2 premiere. Guests will include members of the incredible Turtles voice cast. Moderated by Rich Magallanes, Senior Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation.

 

Title: ODDITIES Antique Road Show Presented by Science Channel

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: Evan Michelson, Josh Berkley, Mike Zohn, Ryan Matthew

Description: Join the cast of Science Channel’s hit series Oddities, Evan Michelson, Mike Zohn and Ryan Matthews as they appraise some of their most macabre, bizarre and obscure items. They will open the doors of their famed East Village shop Obscura Antiques and Oddities, the Big Apple’s epicenter of the eccentric, pop culture’s Mecca of the macabre to New York Comic Con, and interact with fans to talk about what’s in store for their new season. Surprise Guest appearances and exclusive footage as well as NYCC giveaways will be on hand. Join the purveyors of peculiarities Evan, Mike and Ryan, where weird is the new normal.

 

Title: Titmouse, Inc.

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Ben Kalina, Chris Prynoski, Jim Mafood, Kayla Reid, Mike Carlo, Peedee Shindell

Description: Meet with one of the biggest 2D animation studios in America. Talk with directors, creators, voice talent, producers and animators. There will be discussions about what shows we make and how me make them! Titmouse does a wide variety of shows, from AdultSwim to Disney. Some free merch will be handed out and questions from the audience will be answered.

 

Title: Advanced Digital Inking Techniques with Brian Haberlin

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Brian Haberlin

Description: Learn how to digitally ink and take all your black-and-white artwork to the next level. Comics artist Brian Haberlin will delve into Photoshop’s treasure trove of features old and new, that not only enhance comic applications but make possible countless creative pen and ink opportunities rarely seen before. If you’re serious about your black-and-white artwork, this session is a must.

 

Title: Whedonversity: A Look at the Future of Buffy and Serenity in Comics!

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: 1A06

Speakers: Christos Gage, Georges Jeanty, Rebekah Isaacs, Scott Allie

Description: Joss Whedon has created some of the most beloved characters in modern pop culture. While many have come and gone from television and film, Dark Horse has continued Buffy’s canonical adventures in Season 8, 9 and now 10! Find out what the future holds for the scoobies, as well as the crew of Serenity in the one panel you won’t wanna miss! Join Dark Horse EIC, Scott Allie, along with Christos Gage and artist Rebekah Isaacs (Angel & Faith) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer artist, Georges Jeanty, for a look back and the first news of what’s to come!

 

Title: Spotlight on The Fifth Beatle: The Story of Brian Epstein

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: Andrew C. Robinson, Bruce Cohen, Dave Marsh, David Kahne, Vivek J. Tiwary

Description: “The Fifth Beatle” is one of the most highly anticipated projects of the year – a graphic novel and feature film revealing the untold true story of Brian Epstein, the man who discovered the Beatles and led them from obscurity to stardom. We invite you for a first look at this unprecedented project (approved by the major historical players) and a discussion of the challenges faced by creators in realizing projects based on celebrity subjects like the Beatles. Join Writer Vivek J. Tiwary, Artist Andrew C. Robinson, top record Producer David Kahne (Paul McCartney, Fishbone, Sublime), Academy Award-winning producer Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook, The Fifth Beatle) and Moderator Dave Marsh (founding Editor of Creem Magazine) for a discussion of the genesis of The Fifth Beatle, the influence of Brian Epstein and the Beatles in comics and films – and the challenges faced by creators in realizing these sorts of projects. Expect exclusive news on the film, the graphic novel (Dark Horse, November 19) and maybe even a few surprise Guests.

 

Title: RWBY

Time: 6:45PM – 7:45PM

Location: 1A15

Speakers: Kerry Shawcross, Miles Luna, Monty Oum

Description: Join Monty Oum, Kerry Shawcross and Miles Luna, the creators of Rooster Teeth’s newest animated series: RWBY! We’ll be premiering a brand new episode of RWBY, showing off behind the scenes stuff, taking Q&A and probably making a bunch of really stupid jokes!

 

Title: Your Opinion Sucks! Rotten Tomatoes Critics vs. Fans

Time: 6:45PM – 7:45PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Grae Drake, Katey Rich, Matt Atchity, Owen Gleiberman, Robert Levin

Description: Your Opinion Sucks! – Rotten Tomatoes Critics vs. Fans. Face off with your favorite Rotten Tomatoes critics like Owen Gleiberman (Entertainment Weekly), Katey Rich (CinemaBlend & the Guardian) and Robert Levin (The Atlantic) when they join Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity and Senior Editor Grae Drake of Rotten Tomatoes along with their editorial team. As Matt and Grae name popular movies of 2012 and 2013, everyone in the room uses their Personal Tomatometer Paddle to dis/agree with the score – and debate questions like ‘Do reviews even matter anymore?.’ Courageous members of the audience who openly debate their opinion with the critics receive super cool prizes! Remember: Fortune favors the bold.

 

Title: Beer and Comics: NYCC edition

Time: 6:45PM – 7:45PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: CB Cebulski, Lance Curran, Matthew Waite, Tony Moore

Description: Like comics and beer? Join the panel as we discuss the similarities of making beer and making comics.

 

Title: Morning Glories Study Hall LIVE!

Time: 6:45PM – 7:45PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Joe Eisma, Matthew Meylikhov, Nick Spencer

Description: From the hit annotation column on Multiversity Comics, it’s MGA Study Hall Live! Join creators Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma as they discuss their hit Eisner-nominated and New York Times Bestselling Image Comics series “Morning Glories” with MGA Study Hall host Matthew Meylikhov, including a live Q&A segment. Questions will be asked, answers will be avoided and all will be well – for a better future.

 

Title: Starz Networks Presents: “Black Sails,” “Da Vinci’s Demons” and “Outlander”

Time: 6:45PM – 8:15PM

Location: 1A23

Speakers: David S. Goyer

Description: Meet the cast and creators of “Black Sails” and “Outlander,” two new hit series premiering on Starz in 2014. Then catch up with the cast of “Da Vinci’s Demons,” along with series Creator David S. Goyer, to unlock some of the mysteries behind season two, also coming to Starz in 2014!

 

Title: Bob’s Burgers

Time: 7:45PM – 8:45PM

Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverages

Speakers: 

Description: Nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 2013, as well as in 2012, the cult-hit series about a man, his family and their burger joint follows the ups and downs of BOB (H. Jon Benjamin), who runs Bob’s Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob has big ideas about burgers, but his family falls short on service. Despite the greasy counters and lousy location, Bob and his family are determined to make every “Grand Re-Re-Re-opening” a success. Join cast members and executive producer for an exciting panel, sneak peek clips which will be followed by a Q&A.

 

Title: CollegeHumor Live! at New York Comic Con starring Kumail Nanjiani

Time: 7:45PM – 8:45PM

Location: 1A22

Speakers: Adam Conover, Kumail Nanjiani, Owen Parsons, Pat Cassels

Description: The overlap of the worlds of comedy and geek culture is indisputable, and so, the popular comedy website CollegeHumor will present a night of comedy just for the New York Comic Con audience. Award-winning writer and performer Kumail Nanjiani (Variety “10 Comics to Watch,” The Hollywood Reporter “10 Rising Comedy Talents”) who has been featured on Portlandia, The Colbert Report and more, will headline this night of comedy by nerds, for nerds. Hosted by CollegeHumor’s Pat Cassels & Owen Parsons, the show will also feature an appearance by Adam Conover.

 

Title: NAMCO BANDAI Presents The TALES OF Series

Time: 7:45PM – 8:45PM

Location: 1A17

Speakers: Hideo Baba, Keisuke Kumiji, Nick O’Leary, Ted Tsung

Description: Tales of series producer Hideo Baba returns to New York Comic Con to speak with Fans about the popular RPG series’ anticipated upcoming releases, Tales of Xillia 2 and Tales of Symphonia Chronicles and the direction and future of the beloved series. We’ll have great Guests and exclusive giveaways for the Attendees and Fans. Guests who dress up as their favorite Tales of characters will receive a special group picture with Hideo Baba!

 

Title: MOUNTAIN MONSTERS Presented by Destination America

Time: 7:45PM – 8:45PM

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Jake “Buck” Lowe, Jeff Headlee, John “Trapper” Tice, Willy McQuillian, “Huckleberry” Lott

Description: “Trapper” Tice expertly taps into his backwoods ingenuity using both traditional techniques and modern technology to try to capture the supernatural beasts. MOUNTAIN MONSTERS has quickly become a breakout hit for Destination America. From the mysterious beasts that have haunted America’s wilderness for generations to the native West Virginia sons of AIMS who embody rough-and-tumble backcountry life, the series resonates with viewers who are curious about our country’s local legends as well as the locals themselves.

 

Title: Wikia [LIVE] Cosplay Contest

Time: 7:45PM – 8:45PM

Location: 1A06

Speakers: 

Description: Wikia will be hosting the Wikia Heroes & Villains Cosplay Contest at New York Comic Con. Wikia is posting a cash/gift-card prize, along with several runner-up prizes. Wikia Stars (leading admins/experts in our comics, video game, and entertainment communities) will serve as judges for the contest. There will also be a daily costume parade in the Family Room just for Fans 12-and-under. New this year: pre-registration is required. The costume contests are currently full. Please stop by room 1A06 15 minutes prior to the start of each contest to see if there is a last minute opening, but please understand chances are slim.

 

Title: ToughPigs.com Presents Jim Henson: The Biography

Time: 7:45PM – 8:45PM

Location: 1A01

Speakers: 

Description: Learn all about the man behind (and below) the Muppets and the brand new Jim Henson: The Biography, the first comprehensive biography of the creative genius who brought us Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and a lifetime of entertainment and memories. Muppet fan site ToughPigs.com hosts this panel featuring author Brian Jay Jones and members of the Jim Henson Company and Jim Henson Legacy.

 

Title: Evangelion: 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo

Time: 8:00PM – 10:00PM

Location: Main Stage 1-D

Speakers: Mike McFarland, Spike Spencer

Description: FUNimation Entertainment presents the next installment in the Rebuild of Evangelion series! Don’t miss it! Join the voice of Shinji, Spike Spencer and director, Mike McFarland, for this exciting event, and be sure to stick around for the Q&A panel afterwards.

 

Title: Wolf Children

Time: 8:00PM – 10:00PM

Location: 1A15

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Description: Join us for a screening of the latest masterpiece from the internationally acclaimed director of Summer Wars. Wolf Children is the story of Hana, a woman who falls in love with a Wolf Man and gives birth to his half-human, half-wolf children. After her lover’s tragic death, Hana moves to a rural town and attempts to build a life for her children.

 

Title: The Cyanide and Happiness Show!

Time: 8:00PM – 9:00PM

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Dave McElfatrick, Kris Wilson, Shawn Coss

Description: Kris Wilson and Dave McElfatrick, two of the writers and creators of the Cyanide and Happiness Comics and Show, will be discussing the creation of their online show as well as showing clips from past and future episodes. Following the clips, both will be answering questions in regards to the comics and animated show.

 

Title: State of Syn with David Hewlett

Time: 8:00PM – 9:00PM

Location: 1A08

Speakers: Alan Kistler, David Hewlett, Jed Weintrob

Description: Join all-star cast member David Hewlett along with the show Director and Producer as they discuss STATE OF SYN, the world’s first 3D-enabled science fiction motion novel. The newest digital series from Smokebomb Entertainment combines live-action photography with animated hyper-real backgrounds and a companion mobile game for iOS and Android. Explore the creative process of this transmedia experience and share the first two episodes of the show in a New York Comic Con exclusive world premiere.

 

Title: Bleeding Cool – The Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘N’ Roll of Comics, Revealed

Time: 8:00PM – 9:00PM

Location: 1A03

Speakers: Dan Hart, Grace Randolph, Hannah Means-Shannon, RIchard Johnston

Description: Rich Johnston and Dan Hart of London meet Grace Randolph and Hannah Means – Shannon on New York, to gossip about at the secrets of the comics industry that never quite made the press releases.

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  1. jawad555 says:

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  1. [...] Here’s the continuing our rundown of New York Comic-Con’s programming in an easily digestible text format, with the schedule for Saturday. Thursday’s programming can be found here. And Friday’s here. [...]

  2. [...] Comics Beat has the full run down of panels and programming on the Friday of New York Comic Con this year. But here are just the comics and comic-related panels. There are certainly enough of them! And Bleeding Cool has two… Blimey! [...]

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