Catch the Wave

Empire State, are you ready for one of the largest pop culture events on the East Coast? New York Comic Con (NYCC) is taking place on October 4-7, 2018 at the Javits Center on 655 West 34th Street in New York.

Media guests attending the show include Zachary Levi (Shazam!), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Danai Gurira (Black Panther), Matt Smith, David Tennant, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Greg Hildebrandt (Star Wars poster artist), Mark Sheppard (Supernatural), Neal McDonough (Arrow), Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman), Tom Felton (Origin), Aaron Ehasz (The Dragon Prince), Adam Savage (Mythbusters), Jessica Walter, Aisha Tyler, and Chris Parnell (Archer), Anjali Bhimani (Overwatch), Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, and Will Friedle (Boy Meets World), Bill Nye (Bill Nye Saves the World), Brian Quinn, James Murray, Joe Gatto, and Sal Vulcano (Impractical Jokers), Common (John Wick Chapter 2), Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, and François Arnaud (Midnight, Texas), Janet Varney and John C. McGinley (Stan Against Evil), Jason David Frank, Steve Cardenas, and Walter Jones (Power Rangers), Laura Bailey, Matthew Mercer, and Liam O’Brien (Critical Role), Michelle Rodriguez (The Fast and the Furious), Neil Degrasse Tyson (StarTalk Radio), Paula Burrows (The Dragon Prince), Peter Jackson and Stephen Lang (Mortal Engines), Phil Lamarr (Justice League Unlimited), and Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim). 

Comic guests attending the show include Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Billy Tucci (Shi), Greg Capullo (Dark Knights: Metal), Jae Lee (Superman/Batman), Arthur Adams (Uncanny X-Men), James Tynion IV (Detective Comics), Ken Lashley (X-Men Gold), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Aaron Lopresti (Wonder Woman), Abby Denson (Cool Japan Guide), Adriana Melo (Plastic Man), Alex Ross and Chip Kidd (Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross), Amy Mebberson (Disney Princess Comics), Amy Reeder (Rocket Girl), Brahm Revel (Guerillas), Charles Soule (Curse Words), Chrissie Zullo (Star Wars: Forces of Destiny), Clay Mann (Batman), Cryssy Cheung (Star Wars), Cory Smith (Weapon H), David Mack (Jessica Jones), David O’Sullivan (Analog), Derek Charm (Jughead), Ed Brisson (Old Man Logan), Eduardo Pansica (Green Lanterns), Edwin Huang (Street Fighter Unlimited), Fabian Nicieza (Deadpool), John Paul Leon (The Winter Men), Laura Braga (DC Comics Bombshells), Mark Morales (Avengers), Mitch Gerads (Mister Miracle), Peter Tomasi (Superman), Tee Franklin (Bingo Love), Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash), and Todd McFarlane (Spawn). 

Along with an extensive list of panels and workshops, NYCC will also include a decked out Artists Alley and Artist Alley Gallery. This year’s show features Anime Fest throughout the show with meet-ups, activities, and anime-focused panels and artist alley. Ahead of the show, attendees can hang out with the Brooklyn Brewery as they celebrate Brooklyn Defender, the official beer of NYCC, in the Brooklyn Brewery tasting room. In Family HQ, families and kids can join in the hands-on workshops, interactive classes, and entertaining performances. As the convention draws closer NYCC is regularly adding new guests and unveiling more events and activities. 

The con is running Thursday 10:30 AM to 10 PM, Friday 10:30 AM to 10 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM to 10 PM, and Sunday 10:30 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes are $50 for Thursday, $52 for Friday, $55 for Saturday, and $52 for Sunday. A Sunday-only kids pass is available for $12, while kids 5 and under are admitted for free. VIP passes are also currently available. 

For more information on the upcoming convention, or to purchase tickets, visit newyorkcomiccon.com