New York Comic-Con 2018

Star-Studded Panels and Signing Events
Mon October 01, 2018 at 1:36 AM PDT

Marked by star-studded panels, talent signings and must-see discussions celebrating its unrivaled portfolio of characters, DC returns to New York Comic Con (NYCC) with can’t-miss experiences. Every day of NYCC, taking place October 4-7 at the Jacob Javits Center, DC’s spectacular booth (#SC01) will hold meet-and-greets with the biggest names in comics, showcase costumes and props from the highly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures film Aquaman and serve as the hub for fans to experience the latest from DC’s new digital subscription service DC UNIVERSE.

World Premiere of Titans

New York Comic Con will play host to the World Premiere of DC Universe and Warner Bros. Television original live action series Titans on Wednesday, October 3rd at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q & A session featuring stars Brenton Thwaites, Teagan Croft, Anna Diop, Ryan Potter, Minka Kelly and Alan Ritchson as well as some of the show’s executive producers Geoff JohnsAkiva Goldsman and Greg Walker.

Following the red carpet premiere Wednesday night, the cast will take the DC booth by storm with a can’t-miss Titans signing* on Friday at 1:15pm.

Below check out the new character-based trailers for the Titans upcoming original series. Each one focuses on a different hero, and while they are not long, they offer compelling glimpses into their hersonalities, histories and motivations.

 

Signings

The DC booth will host a robust schedule of signings* with the biggest names from the world of DC including:

  • Friday, 3:15-4:00pm – Producers and voice talent from the upcoming Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Blu-ray release Batman: The Animated Series, including Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Diane Pershing and producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomsko
  • Saturday, 2:00-2:45pm – Voice talent from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s upcoming DC Universe movie Reign of the Supermen, including Patrick Fabian, Toks Olabundoye, Nyambi Nyambi
  • Sunday, 1:15-2:00pm – The cast of Warner Bros. Television’s Gotham, including Robin Lord Taylor, Cory Michael Smith, David Mazouz, Sean Pertwee, Camren Bicondova, Erin Richards, Chris Chalk, and executive producer John Stephens

In addition to its schedule of all-star talent signings, DC’s enormous booth will also include the kind of displays and showcases that will have selfie fans snapping away, including the Aquaman, Mera and Black Manta costumes from the highly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures film, as well as a life size LEGO statue of the King of Atlantis, plus a display of more than 50 assorted DC figures from Mattel. The booth will also feature several kiosks for fans to indulge their “inner bad guy” with playable demos of the upcoming Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment LEGO DC Super-Villains video game.

 

Panels

DC is set to unleash a schedule of panels at NYCC loaded with celebrated industry leaders and game-changing new voices:

Thursday, October 4

1:45 pm, Room 1A24

Publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio will take the stage to kick off DC’s programming at NYCC with their DC’s Meet the Publishers panel. Featuring breaking news and surprise guests, this panel will offer fans a peek behind the vast array of imprints, most talked-about titles and superstar talent­.

5:15 pm, Room 1A24

Hot on the heels of the red carpet premiere of the DC Universe original series Titans, the DC Universe Digital Service panel will dive into the newly launched, first-of-its-kind subscription service. Join DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee, superstar writer and producer Geoff Johns, and an array of guests that will showcase how this immersive digital platform is designed especially for DC fans. Plus the panel will give fans the latest updates on Titans, the animated series Young Justice: Outsiders, and dive into the incredible line-up of legendary DC films and TV series, epic animated movies, comic books, exclusive merchandise and more.

 

Friday, October 5

11:15 am, Room 1A21

Some of comics’ most innovative voices will take the stage at the DC Vertigo panel to explore the high concept series for fans of fantasy, crime, supernatural, horror and satire. Fans will meet the next generation of storytellers behind some of the most talked-about new DC Vertigo titles including Ben Blacker (HEX WIVES), Tina Horn (SAFE SEX), Kat Howard (BOOKS OF MAGIC), Zoë Quinn (GODDESS MODE), Rob Sheridan (HIGH LEVEL) and Dan Watters (LUCIFER). Those in attendance will receive some must-have swag including an advance copy of HEX WIVES #1!

1:30 pm, Room 1A06

Certain to generate headlines, the DC Spotlight on Geoff Johns panel will feature the bestselling writer as he gives fans the inside scoop on some of the biggest ongoing and forthcoming DC projects in comics, television and film. 

6:00 pm, Main Stage

A can’t miss for fans, the DC All Stars panel will be packed with DC’s most brilliant and creative minds. Including Brian Michael Bendis, Amanda Conner, Tom King, Jimmy Palmiotti, Jock, Scott Snyder and more, fans will receive fascinating insight on how these all-star creators continue to make the DC Universe a non-stop thrill ride! And if that’s not enough, fans attending the panel will receive a special surprise gift (while supplies last)!

 

Saturday, October 6

10:30 am, Room 1A06

Join Legacies stars Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis, Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant, Quincy Fouse, Aria Shahghasemi and Peyton Alex Smith, and executive producers Julie Plec and Brett Matthews for the world premiere pilot screening of the next chapter in The Vampire Diaries The Originals trilogy. 

11:15 am, Room 1A21

Fans won’t want to miss the DC Spotlight on Tom King panel where they’ll have a chance to listen to King discuss how he uses inspiration from his former life as a CIA operative for his intense and emotionally-driven stories. As King’s Eisner-winning run on MISTER MIRACLE concludes, attendees can get all the details on the new series which explores the psychological effects of life as a superhero, HEROES IN CRISIS. 

2:15 pm, Room 1A06

Industry legends Frank Miller (SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE) and Brian Michael Bendis (SUPERMAN, ACTION COMICS) will gather together for an unforgettable celebration for truth, hope and justice as they honor the most iconic Super Hero in history at the DC Superman 80th panel. Hosted by DC Publisher Dan DiDio the panel will explore the history of one of pop culture’s most enduring characters and how they panelists are interpreting The Man of Steel in their forthcoming projects.

12:15 pm, Room 1A24

The creative minds behind DC’s biggest superheroes and super-villains will gather together at the DC World’s Finest panel. Loaded with some of the top industry talent including Kelly Sue DeConnick (AQUAMAN), Steve Orlando (ELECTRIC WARRIORS), James Tynion IV (JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK, JUSTICE LEAGUE/AQUAMAN: DROWNED EARTH), Emanuela Lupacchino (WONDER WOMAN), Peter Tomasi (ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS, DETECTIVE COMICS), and Howard Porter (THE FLASH, JUSTICE LEAGUE / AQUAMAN: DROWNED EARTH) this panel will offer fans an in-depth preview at blockbuster crossover events and new storylines.

4:45 pm, Room 1A06

Exclusive screening of Blindspot Season 4 premiere followed by a Q&A with series stars.

5:15 pm, Room 1A24

One of the most celebrated writers in comics will take center stage at the DC Spotlight on Brian Michael Bendis panel. From his new tales of the Man of Steel in SUPERMAN and ACTION COMICS, to his creator-owned JINXWORLD books and his recent Walmart-exclusive story for the Batman 100-Page “Giant,” this must-attend panel will be packed with sneak peeks and an insider look at Bendis’ forthcoming releases.

6:05 pm, Room 1A06

The 100 Special Video Presentation and Q&A with series stars Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley and executive producer Jason Rothenberg

 

Sunday, October 7

10:00 am, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden

An exclusive sneak peek at Riverdale Season 3 and a Q&A with the series' stars and producers. 

10:45 am, Room 1A21

What’s MAD Magazine been up to since it bailed on The Big Apple and landed in La La Land? Promising to be the funniest panel of the Con, the Mad About MAD panel will be full of can’t-miss antics that will leave its audience in stitches. From new parodies to new projects, fans have the chance to get in on the fun with the team behind the iconic brand. 

2:30 pm, Room 1A21

Fans can dive into the latest adventures of iconic Super Heroes including Aquaman, Hawkman, The Flash, Teen Titans, Wonder Woman and more at the DC Nation panel. Explore the storylines hitting the DC Universe as DC Publisher Dan DiDio joins Adam Glass, Rob Venditti, Joshua Williamson, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emanuela Lupacchino for an in-depth discussion.

 

More Information

For additional info on the Studio’s plans for NYCC and real-time updates during the convention, follow on Twitter @DCComics@TheDCUniverse and @warnerbrostv, official hashtag #DCNYCC and #WBNYCC or visit https://www.dccomics.com/blog/2018/09/27/new-york-comic-con-2018-all-the-latest-news.

 

* Select high-profile signings such as the Titans, Gotham, Reign of The Supermen and Batman: The Animated Series are part of a digital queue pre-show lottery system used by NYCC. This lottery is now open and available to all NYCC FAN VERIFIED badge holders. There will be information and opportunities to win a spot on line for these high-profile signings on everybody’s registered, personal NYCC Fan Verified home profile page. Winners will be notified shortly before NYCC and their ticket to these exclusive signings will be tied to their badges.