Just 8 days away from the biggest comic convention on the east coast! Taking place Oct. 5-8 at the Jacob Javits Center, DC’s massive booth in the South Concourse (#1915) will be the epicenter of New York Comic Con for can’t-miss fan activities, along with must-see costumes and props from the highly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures film Justice League, never-before-seen items from DC Collectibles and more. We’ll bring you all the latest info from the convention fast and direct here and via our twitter but until things kick off, here’s the panels you should keep an eye open for!
Meet the Publishers
Thursday 1:30 pm
Kick off the con with DC publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio for DC’s Meet the Publishers panel. Be there to hear breaking news and some of the biggest con announcements straight from the publishers, along with an inside scoop on the New Age of DC Heroes, DC Universe, Vertigo, DC’s Young Animal, MAD and more.
DC Metal/New Age of DC Heroes
Friday 2:45 pm
The best-selling team behind DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, will share what’s to come in the series currently rocking the industry at the DC Metal/New Age of DC Heroes panel. Joining them will be contributors to the New Age of DC Heroes: writers Steve Orlando, Justin Jordan, Frank Tieri, James Tynion IV, Robert Venditti and Joshua Williamson will discuss not only the secrets of the Dark Multiverse, but some of the all-new heroes spinning out of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, creating even more excitement in the DC Universe!
DC DOOMSDAY CLOCK
Friday 6:00 pm
The official countdown to the most anticipated series in comics kicks off with New York Times best-selling writer Geoff Johns at the DC DOOMSDAY CLOCK panel. Moderated by TIME magazine book critic and celebrated author Lev Grossman (The Magicians), this panel features a rare look at the incredible art from Johns’ longtime collaborator Gary Frank as this 12-issue series brings the DC and Watchmen universes together for the first time. This can’t-miss panel also will reveal pages from the debut issue before it hits shelves on November 22, with Johns and Grossman discussing in depth how it all began. Fans not attending the con will also have the opportunity to learn about what Johns and company have in store, as the panel will be streamed live to the DC YouTube channel and the DC Comics Facebook page.
DC Master Class
Saturday 5:15 pm
Comics fans will get the singular experience of witnessing group industry legends discuss their newest projects for DC at the DC Master Class panel. DC Publisher Dan DiDio hosts an informal discussion with fan-favorite visual storytellers Andy Kubert, Tony S. Daniel, Greg Capullo, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.
Sunday 11:00 am
Home to the most iconic characters and pop culture history, the DC Universe has been restored with hope and optimism, engaging storylines and dynamic characters. At the DC Universe panel, discover what’s to come with the writers and artists bringing these celebrated characters to life, including Mirka Andolfo, Juan Ferreyra, Jorge Jimenez, Emanuela Lupacchino, Steve Orlando, Tim Seeley, Dan Sampere and more!
Sunday Conversation with Dan DiDio
Sunday 2:45 pm
The Sunday Conversation with Dan DiDio panel returns! Led by DiDio, get an inside look at how some of DC’s biggest names, including Cecil Castellucci, Keith Giffen, Yanick Paquette, Benjamin Percy, John Semper Jr., Rob Williams and Joshua Williamson, broke into comics to create new adventures for DC’s iconic heroes.
Be sure to keep an eye on our twitter where we’ll be constantly updating the feed with news from the convention. Not to mention, information about where your favorite artists may be! Graphitti Designs will once again carry highly collectible, exclusive variant comic books available for NYCC attendees only, both in the DC booth and their own booth in the main exhibit hall (Booth #1744).
The DC booth will also serve as home base for DC All Access, DC’s original digital series. Friday through Sunday from 3-5 pm ET, DC All Access will bring fans a packed program of live broadcast segments featuring more up-to-the-minute news, exclusives and talent interviews than ever before! Fans can catch all the action live on the DC Entertainment YouTube channel and on the DC Comics Facebook page.
Check out the DC All Access mobile app for a complete list of panels, a schedule of signings, behind-the-scenes coverage and in-depth interviews directly from DC All Access. The app is available as a free download at the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.