IDW Publishing’s 2016 New York Comic Con Schedule

Panels, Signings, Exclusives, And More!

San Diego, CA (September 30, 2016) – IDW and Top Shelf return to New York Comic Con next weekend to the annual convention held from October 6th – October 9th and are once again bringing along big name creators, essential exclusives, and debuting some of the fall’s most anticipated titles!

Located at booth #1844 the IDW booth will be packed all weekend long with signings featuring television casts, comic creators, and more!

Thursday October 6th

10:00 – 11:00 Who Killed Kurt Cobain? – Nicolas Otero
                   (*Show debut!)
10:00 – 11:00 The Electric Sublime – W. Maxwell PrinceMartín Morazzo
                   (*Show debut!)
11:00 – 12:00 Powerpuff Girls – Derek Charm
11:00 – 12:00 Gutter Magic – Rich Douek
12:00 – 1:00 Bloom County – Berkeley Breathed
                    (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
1:00 – 2:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Paul AllorCaleb Goellner,
                    Matthew K. Manning
2:00 – 3:00 ROM – Chris Ryall, David Messina
                    (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 The X-Files  Joe Harris, Cat Staggs 
3:00 – 4:00 My Little Pony – Tony Fleecs, Brenda HickeyAndy Price,
                   Sara RichardThom Zahler
4:00 – 5:00 Ragnarök – Walter Simonson
5:00 – 6:00 Transformers – Andrew GriffithCorin HowellAlex Milne
5:00 – 6:00 Action Man – Paolo Villanelli
6:00 – 7:00 Star Trek – Donny CatesDerek Charm, Joe Corroney, David Messina, Tony Shasteen
                    (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)

Friday October 7th

10:00 – 11:00 Top Shelf Presents – Steve Nedvidek, Jack Lowe (Jekyll Island Chronicles),
                     Benjamin Frisch (The Fun Family), Van Jensen (Pinocchio Vampire Slayer),
                     Koren Shadmi (Love Addict)
11:00 – 12:00 Who Killed Kurt Cobain? – Nicolas Otero
11:00 – 12:00 ROM – Chris RyallDavid MessinaGabriel Rodriguez,
                     Zach Howard
                     (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
12:00 – 1:30 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated Series  Ciro NieliGreg CipesRob Paulsen,                          Kevin Michael RichardsonHoon LeeAndrea Romano
                    (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
2:00 – 3:00 Bloom County – Berkeley Breathed
                   (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
3:00 – 4:00 G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero – Larry Hama
3:00 – 4:00 The Beauty of Horror – Alan Robert
3:00 – 4:00 Locke & KeyTales From The Darkside – Gabriel Rodriguez
                   (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
4:00 – 5:00 Dirk Gently – Max LandisSamuel BarnettHannah Marks,
                    Jade EsheteMpho KoahoArvind Ethan DavidIlias Kyriazis
                   (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
5:00 – 6:00 Wynonna Earp – Melanie Scrofano, Tim RozonEmily Andras,
                   Beau Smith
                   (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
6:00 – 7:00 The X-FilesV-Wars – Jonathan Maberry

Saturday October 8th

10:00 – 11:00 Atomic Robo – Brian Clevinger
10:00 – 11:00 Jekyll Island Chronicles – Steve NedvidekJack Lowe
11:00 – 12:00 Wynonna Earp – Melanie Scrofano, Tim RozonEmily Andras,
                  Beau Smith
                  (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
12:00 – 1:00 Who Killed Kurt Cobain? – Nicolas Otero
12:00 – 1:00 Dirk Gently – Arvind Ethan DavidIlias Kyriazis, Robert Hack
1:00 – 2:00 Jem and the Holograms – Meredith McClarenSara Richard,
                   M. Victoria Robado
2:00 – 3:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe – Paul Allor
2:00 – 3:00 Star Trek – Donny CatesDerek CharmJoe CorroneyMarc LamingTony Shasteen
                    (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
3:00 – 4:00 Bloom County – Berkeley Breathed
                    (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
4:00 – 5:00 ROM – Chris RyallDavid MessinaGabriel Rodriguez
                    (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
4:00 – 5:00 Half Past Danger – Stephen Mooney
5:00 – 6:00 The Electric Sublime – W. Maxwell PrinceMartín Morazzo
5:00 – 6:00 Crazy Is The New Normal – Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)
                   (*Show debut!)
6:00 – 7:00 Back to the Future – Marcelo Ferreira
6:00 – 7:00 Locke & KeyTales From The Darkside – Gabriel Rodriguez
                   (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)

Sunday October 9th

10:00 – 11:00 My Little Pony – Tony FleecsAgnes GarbowskaBrenda Hickey,
Andy Price, Sara Richard
11:00 – 12:00 Who Killed Kurt Cobain? – Nicolas Otero
11:00 – 12:00 Crazy Is The New Normal – Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)
12:00 – 1:00 Top Shelf Presents – Steve Nedvidek, Jack Lowe (Jekyll Island Chronicles),
                      Benjamin Frisch (The Fun Family), Van Jensen (Pinocchio Vampire Slayer),
                      Koren Shadmi (Love Addict)
1:00 – 2:00 Locke & KeyTales From The Darkside – Gabriel Rodriguez
                      (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
1:00 – 2:00 Transformers – Corin Howell, Alex MilneLivio Ramondelli
2:00 – 3:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Amazing Adventures – Caleb Goellner, Billy Martin
3:00 – 4:00 Godzilla: Rage Across Time – Kahlil Schweitzer

Don’t miss any of IDW’s panels throughout the weekend, either!

IDW Publishing: The Revolution and Beyond
Thur. October 6 | 5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. | Room: 1A02
Come experience the latest from IDW! Join a cavalcade of talent along with Chief Creative Officer ChrisRyall, VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, President Greg Goldstein, All-star Editors Scott Dunbier and SarahGaydos and other surprise guests as they detail current plans, awesome futuristic plans, and much more. Prizes, HUGE announcements, and Q & A!

DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY – 
BBC AMERICAWORLD PREMIERE SCREENING AND Q&A
Fri. October 7 | 10:30a.m | The Theatre at Madison Square Garden
From the studio that brought you The Walking Dead, BBC AMERICA’s next original series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is an adaptation of the wildly popular novels from Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who).

Welcome to the world of BBC AMERICA’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency; a trippy mystery that thrusts a reluctant sidekick into the bizarre world of an unconventional detective who believes in the interconnectedness of all things.  When washed-up rocker Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood) stumbles upon the murder scene of a millionaire, all hell breaks loose. Eccentric detective, Dirk Gently (SamuelBarnett), wholly believes they’re destined to untangle the peculiar events surrounding the mystery together, whether Todd likes it or not! A collection of wild and dangerous characters’ further infiltrate and complicate their world, each episode landing them a few random steps closer to uncovering the truth.

The world premiere screening will be followed by a Q&A with stars Samuel Barnett (PennyDreadful), Hannah Marks (The Amazing Spiderman), Jade Eshete (Dead Beat), Mpho Koaho (Falling Skies) and Fiona Dourif (Manhattan), writer and executive producer Max Landis (ChronicleAmerican Ultra) and showrunner Robert Cooper (Stargate AtlantisStargate Universe). The series is an eight-part co-production of AMC Studios, IDEATE MEDIA, IDW Entertainment and Circle of Confusion producing for BBC AMERICA. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency premieres Saturday, October 22, 9/8c on BBC AMERICA.

IDW & SyFy Present: Wynonna Earp
Fri. October 7 | 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. | Room: 1A21
By now, the word is out, Wynonna Earp was the TV hit of the Spring, and has been green-lit for a second season! Now, get an exclusive look at the action packed series with the cast and crew! Who is Wynonna Earp? A smoking hot, bad ass demon killer, that’s who. Join stars Melanie Scrofano (SupernaturalHaven) and Tim Rozon (Lost GirlBeing Human), along with showrunner Emily Andras and WynonnaEarp comic creator Beau Smith as they show some looks behind the scenes, spill a few secrets about the upcoming season 2, spin yarns about the Wynonna Earp trade paperback release and upcoming comic series, and participate in a Q&A!

Spotlight on Berkeley Breathed: Bloom County & Beyond
Sat. October 8 | 1:45p.m. – 2:45p.m. | Room: 1A24
In 2015, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Berkeley Breathed began (without warning!) producing ALL-NEW Bloom County strips—for the first time in more than 25 years! Now, join Berkeley (at his one and only East Coast stop this year) for one of his infamous presentations, focusing on scandals, behind the scenes secrets, and what it’s like to be the last strip cartoonist standing! Presentation followed by
Q & A, if there’s time!

IDW Publishing: Indie Books On The Rise
Sun. October 9 | 1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. | Room: 1A02
IDW Publishing, long known for their prowess in licensed material, has stealthily risen to the top of the Indie book world, thanks in part to their YOE! Books imprint, the Library of American Comics; and Top Shelf Publications, currently setting the world on fire with Congressman John Lewis’s March. Join Top Shelf marketing director Leigh Walton, French sensation Nicolas Otero (the upcoming Who Killed Kurt Cobain?), Dan Perkins (Tom Tomorrow of This Modern World fame) and more surprise guests for a spirited discussion about the state of the graphic novel (here’s a hint. The state of the graphic novel at IDW is STRONG!). Moderated by IDW’s Senior Book Editor and Publishing Guru JustinEisinger. Announcements, sneak peeks, Q&A, and maybe even a prize or two!

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