Who’s Going To Be Where At New York Comic Con

Posted on October 5, 2010 by


This year at the New York Comic Con there’s a lot of stars, and  lot of fun. So there’s a lot to keep track of as there’s so much to do and such a short period of time. We here at PREVIEWSworld want to give you this handy recap of the several press releases that have been distributed prior to the event. This all-in-one report will help you map out what’s going down at the premier booths, and who’s saying what at the panel discussions.

Dark Horse
(Booth #2023)

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Note: Two NYCC ’10 exclusive items will be for sale at the Dark Horse Booth, a limited edition Hawaiian Print Domo and a limited printing Xerxes Lithograph.

Friday, October 8th:

12:15pm-1:15pm: Art to Merchandise–How to Make More with your Art (Panel)

·  Becky Cloonan, Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon (Pixu)

·  Jerry Robinson (Jet Scott)

3:15pm-4:15pm: Archie Comics Means Business! (Panel)


·  Omar Francia, Mac Walters, Joe Quinones (Mass Effect: Redemption)


·  Frank Miller (Sin City, 300)

5:30pm-6:30pm: Editors on Editing Comics (Panel)


·  John Schnepp (Dethklok)

Saturday, October 9th:


·  Jim Shooter, Nate Piekos (Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom, Magnus, Robot Fighter)


·  Evan Dorkin (Beasts of Burden)


·  John Arcudi, Peter Snejbjerg (B.P.R.D., Abe Sapien)


·  Carla Speed McNeil (Finder)


·  Morgan Spurlock (Supersized)


·  Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Mark Verheiden , Andrew Dalhouse, Paul Tobin (Falling Skies)


·  Georges Jeanty (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8)


·  Jan Duursema, Dave Ross, Mark McKenna, Joe Quinones (Star Wars: Legacy, Star Wars: The Old Republic)

Sunday, October 10th:


·  Jason Little (Motel Art Improvement Service)


·  Mike Hawthorne (Conan)


·  Steve Morris (Serenity, The Occultist)


·  Larry Marder (Bean World)
12pm-12:30 pm

·  Rick Leonardi (Aliens Vs. Predator)


·  Andy MacDonald (Terminator: 1984)


·  David Lloyd (Kickback)

2:30pm-3:30pm Dark Horse Video Games and Comics (Panel)

DC Comics
(Booth #2243)

Friday, October 8th

• 3:15–4:15 p.m.  Mad About MAD Presentation/Q&A — MAD Magazine has established itself as the original, most imitated and influential satirical publication across generations. Recently, MAD made a triumphant return to TV on Cartoon Network with an all-new animated series from Warner Bros. Animation to corrupt the minds of the next generation! Come join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra, MAD art director Sam Viviano, legendary MAD artist Mort Drucker and MAD television program producer Mark Marek, plus a few surprise guests for a light-hearted look at the past, present and future of an American institution.   Room 1A06-7

• 4:30–5:30 p.m.  MAD Signing at the DC Comics booth #2243

Saturday, October 9th

• 2:00–3:00 p.m. Young Justice Signing at the DC Comics booth #2243

• 2:30–3:30 p.m. Green Lantern: The Animated Series Presentation/Q&A — Saturday will be NYCC’s “brightest day” as Warner Bros. Animation proudly unveils this new series coming soon to Cartoon Network and based upon characters from DC Comics. Join series executive producer Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series), producer Giancarlo Volpe (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and producer/story editor Jim Krieg (Ben 10: Alien Swarm) as these creative forces reveal their plans for one of the most highly anticipated new animated series.   Room 1A14

•3:45–4:45 p.m. Young Justice Video Presentation and Q&A — Join the league!  Fans were given their first glimpse of Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis this past July at Comic-Con International: San Diego. But this panel will offer far more than just a glimpse, as producers Brandon Vietti (Batman: Under the Red Hood) and Greg Weisman (Gargoyles) answer questions from fans and show footage from this highly anticipated series.

A one-hour special event of Young Justice will premiere in November 2010 on Cartoon Network, and the series begins in 2011. Young Justice is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and is based upon characters from DC Comics.   Room 1A14

• 4:00–5:00 p.m. Green Lantern: The Animated Series Signing at the DC Comics Booth #2243

• 5:15–6:15 p.m. V Special Video Presentation and Cast/Producer Q&A — In the first season of V, the Visitors arrived. In the second, coming in November to ABC, three generations of V queens — played by Morena Baccarin (Firefly), Laura Vandervoort (Smallville) and guest star Jane Badler (Diana on the original V) — will engage in an epic power struggle over the future of humanity. Join them and a V executive producer for a panel that will feature Q&A as well as footage from the new season. V is produced by HDFilms in association with Warner Bros. Television. Become a fan of the series on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/V.   IGN Theater/Special Events Hall

• 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  V Signing in Room 1C05

Sunday, October 10th

• 10:30–11:30 a.m. Nikita Video Presentation and Q&A — Looks do kill!  International action star Maggie Q (Mission: Impossible III) plays Nikita, the former spy and assassin determined to destroy the secretive and corrupt government agency that trained her. Join Maggie, Shane West (ER), Lyndsy Fonseca (Kick-Ass) and executive producer Craig Silverstein (Bones) as they answer questions and provide a sneak peek at what fans can expect in upcoming episodes. From Wonderland Sound and Vision in association with Warner Bros. Television, Nikita airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Become a fan of the show on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nikita.   IGN Theater/Special Events Hall

•1:00–1:45 p.m. Nikita Signing in Room 1C05

•11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The Vampire Diaries Special Video Presentation and Select Cast/Producer Q&A — The Vampire Diaries sinks its teeth into the Big Apple today — a New York Comic Con first! Join series stars Steven R. McQueen (character name: Jeremy), Sara Canning (Jenna), Katerina Graham (Bonnie) and Zach Roerig (Matt), and executive producers Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec for a discussion of all things Mystic Falls! NOTE: Attendees are subject to change. From Bonanza Productions Inc., Outerbanks Entertainment and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, The Vampire Diaries airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/thevampirediaries and follow the show on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/CW_VampDiaries. IGN Theater/Special Events Hall

•2:00–3:00 p.m. The Vampire Diaries Signing in Room 1C05

IDW Publishing
(Booth #2115)

Friday October 8th

12:00 – 1:00  Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke (Special Retailer Event!)

2:00 – 3:00 True Blood – David Messina, David Tischman, Mariah Huehner

3:00 – 4:30 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke

4:00 – 5:00 Motel Hell – Matt Nixon, Chris Moreno

4:30 – 5:30 Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez

5:00 – 6:00 Kill Shakespeare – Anthony Del Col, Connor McCreery, Andy Belanger

6:00 – 7:00 James Patterson’s Witch & Wizard – Dara Naraghi

Saturday October 9th

11:00 – 12:00 James Patterson’s Witch & Wizard – Dara Naraghi

11:00 – 12:00 Kill Shakespeare – Anthony Del Col, Connor McCreery, Andy

12:00 – 1:00 Infestation Debut Event – Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, David Messina, Gabriel Rodriguez

12:00 – 1:00 Wire Hangers – Alan Robert, Sam Shearon, Nelson

1:00 – 2:00 Doctor Who – Tony Lee, Kelly Yates, Matthew Dow Smith, Blair Shedd

1:00 – 2:00 We Will Bury You – Brea Grant, Zane Grant, Kyle Strahm

2:00 – 3:00 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke

2:00 – 3:00 5 Days to Die – Andy Schmidt

3:00 – 4:00 True Blood – David Messina, David Tischman, Mariah Huehner

3:00 – 4:00 Tribes: The Dog Years – Michael Geszel

4:00 – 5:00 Angel – Scott Tipton, David Messina, Mariah Huehner, Stephen
Mooney,  Nick Runge, Elena Casagrande, David Tischman and

4:00 – 5:00 Eternal Descent – Llexi Leon

5:00 – 6:00 IDW and HBO Present – Bored to Death: Show Creator Jonathan Ames
with artist Dean Haspiel

5:30 – 6:30 Sparrow – Pushead

6:00 – 7:00 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke

Sunday October 10th

10:00 – 11:00 G.I. Joe – Eduardo Alpente

11:00 – 12:00 True Blood – David Messina, David Tischman, Mariah Huehner

11:00 – 12:00 Kill Shakespeare – Anthony Del Col, Connor McCreery, Andy

12:00 – 1:00 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke

12:00 – 1:00 Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper – Kevin Colden

1:00 – 2:00 Doctor Who – Tony Lee, Kelly Yates, Matthew Dow Smith

1:00 – 2:00 Tank Girl – Rufus Dayglo

2:00 – 3:00 Star Trek – Scott Tipton, David Messina, Federica Manfredi, Elena
Casagrande and friends!

2:00 – 3:00 Felix the Cat – Don Oriolo, Comics Empresario Craig Yoe!

3:00 – 4:00 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke

4:00 – 5:00 Act-I-Vate Primer – Dean Haspiel and friends!

Image Comics
(Booth #1647

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Friday, October 8th

Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Image Comics Booth #1647

Head to the Image Comics’ booth for a very rare joint autograph signing with McFarlane (Spawn, Haunt) and Capullo (Spawn, Haunt). The Image Booth will be selling both Haunt ($9.99) and Spawn ($14.99) trade paperbacks.  125 FREE tickets for the autograph session will be given away at the Image Comics booth starting at 1pm on Friday.  No purchase required. Limit two signatures per person.

Todd McFarlane Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Midtown Comics Booth #2143

When the con doors open at 1pm, Midtown Comics’ booth will give away 100 FREE tickets to fans wanting to attend the special McFarlane signing.  Midtown will have a wide range of McFarlane’s work available for purchase. One ticket per person.  No purchase required.  Limit two signatures, per person.

PANEL: Toys Are Us! How Your Favorite Toys Are Made with Special Guest Todd McFarlane Date/Time: Friday, October 8th  6 PM  – 7 PM
Panel Room 6 (1A21)


• Todd McFarlane, Founder of McFarlane Toys

• Shawn Smith, Creative Director and CEO of Shawnimals

• Jesse Falcon, VP of Product Development at Marvel Entertainment

• David Scroggy, VP of Product Development at Dark Horse Comics

• Zach Oat, former ToyFare Editor and Co-author of Pop Sculpture: How to Create Action Figures and Collectible Statues

Todd McFarlane at Toys “R” Us Times Square Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Friday, October 8th 7:00 PM
Location:  Toys R Us Times Square, Level Three, The Skybox

If you weren’t lucky enough to score a ticket to NYCC, McFarlane and Toy R Us are doing a special autograph signing after the con closes for the night, and EVERYONE is invited.  400 fans will get the chance to meet and get an autograph from the legendary Artist and McFarlane Toys Founder.   Tickets are available in advance and day of the event with a $20 purchase at the Toys “R” Us Times Square store. Tickets are limited to one per person. Autographs are limited to one action figure and one additional memorabilia item, time permitting.

Saturday October 9th

Todd McFarlane and Curt Schilling, Autograph Signing, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning FREE Limited Edition Posters
Date/Time: Saturday, October 9th 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 38 Studio’s Booth #2257

Many of you have been following the news about 38 Studios Founder and Chairman, and three-time World Series Champion, Curt Schilling, and our very own Todd McFarlane teaming up on an exciting new video game slated to release in 2011. NYCC attendees will definitely want to visit 38 Studios Booth learn more about the upcoming title Reckoning, including a new creature reveal, three incredible McFarlane Toys designed in-game prototypes, and to get their hands on FREE posters and other Reckoning giveaways.  FREE.

Greg Capullo Hero Initiative Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Saturday, October 9th 1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Location:  Hero Initiative Booth #333

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet Greg and get your favorite Capullo comics signed, all while supporting Hero Initiative an amazing cause in the comic industry! No ticket required. No purchase required, but donations are highly encouraged.

Greg Capullo Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Saturday, October 9th 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Image Comics Booth #1647

Comic book artist extraordinaire Greg Capullo, whose amazingly detailed style and incredible desire to grow and evolve as an artist, have made him a fan-favorite. Greg first made a name for himself while working on Marvel Comics’ X-Force, but he has left an unmistakable mark on the landscape of the comic book industry with his breathtaking work on Spawn and his creator-owned title, The Creech.  Greg’s art can currently be seen in the top selling ongoing series, Haunt from Todd McFarlane Productions and Image Comics. FREE, no tickets required.

Sunday October 10th

Creating Comics the Image Comics Way
Date/Time: Sunday, October 10th 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Room 1A24

How do Image Creators make the best books in the business? Join us for a roundtable discussion of creator-owned comics, with an insider’s perspective on how ownership makes the creative process more fulfilling. Jim Valentino (ShadowHawk), Greg Capullo (Haunt, Creech, Spawn), Marc Guggenheim (Halcyon), Joe Casey (Officer Downe), and Ben Templesmith (Choker) share their thoughts on publishing with Image Comics.

Greg Capullo Autograph Signing
Date/Time: Sunday, October 10th 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Image Comics Booth #1647

On Sunday, fans will have one last chance to meet the legendary artist, Greg Capullo, before the NYCC close the doors for another year. FREE, no ticket required.

Marvel Comics
(Booth 1843)


Friday, October 8th
2:00 – 3:00 Pm Marvel: What’s Next – Welcome To The Digital House Of Ideas – Room 1a06
3:30 – 4:30 Pm Marvel: Welcome To The X-Men – Room 1a08
4:30 – 5:30 Pm Marvel: Breaking Into Comics The Marvel Way – Room 1a24
5:45 – 6:45 Pm Marvel: T&A Presents – Room 1a06

Saturday October 9th
10:45 – 11:45 Am Marvel Video Games – Room 1a06

1:30 – 2:30 Pm Marvel Television Presents: The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – Room 1a08

2:30 – 3:30 Pm Marvel: Avengers Assemble! – Room 1a06
4:00 – 5:00 Pm Marvel: Cup O’ Joe – Room 1a08
6:15 – 7:15 Pm Marvel Television Presents: Marvel Anime – Room #1a24

Sunday October 10th
10:45 – 11:45 Am Marvel: The Women Of Marvel –Room 1a14
12:15 – 1:15 Pm Marvel Television Presents: The Super Hero Squad Show And Iron Man Armored Adventures – Room 1a08
1:15 – 2:15 Pm Marvel: Next Big Thing – Room 1a06