New York Comic Con: Celebrity Autographs & Advance ScreeningsPop Culture Paradise at New York Comic Con
October 9th-12th, 2014
Javits Convention Center
655 W. 34th Street
The 2nd largest of its kind in the U.S., this pop culture extravaganza drew more than 133,000 fans last year. First held in 2006, the NY Comic Con has quickly become the 2nd largest annual event in NYC, and there's no mystery why: the 4-day event features a slew of celebrity appearances, special advanced film and TV screenings, expert panels, and loads of comic related exhibits.
What to Expect
If it has to do with pop culture, there's a good chance it's here. At New York Comic Con, everything gets a chance in the spotlight. Whether you're a fan of comics, anime, manga, video games, toy collecting, TV, or film, there's guaranteed to be something you'll love. To top it all off, a long list of celebrity actors, writers, artists and creators will be on-deck each day, signing autographs and taking pictures with fans.
Who Will Be at Comic Con When?
Some of the most anticipated celebrities at this year's Comic Con are the cast of The Walking Dead, many of whom will appear on Saturday the 11th. Other famous guests include:
• Stan Lee - Creator of Spider-Man (Fri-Sun)
• William Shatner of Star Trek (Thurs-Sat)
• Patrick Stewart of Star Trek (Sat & Sun)
• Gillian Anderson of X-Files (Thurs-Sat)
• H. Jon Benjamin of Archer (Fri)
• Hulk Hogan (Fri & Sat)
• Jerry Springer (Sun)
• Mike Tyson (Sat)
NYC Super Week
Watch for comic-themed events across the city all week leading up to Comic Con, October 3rd-12th, from concerts and comedy shows, to food tastings and gaming events. Brooklyn Brewery even crafted a special beer for the occasion: The Brooklyn Defender IPA!