New York Comic-Con Plans Announced
Marvel Syroco exclusive, panels, more...
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Dark Horse will be attending New York Comic-Con and bringing with them a show exclusive as well as numerous panel sessions.
For an exclusive, Dark Horse will be offering a new Marvel Syroco of Spider-Man. Packaged in a collectible litho-printed tin box, the limited edition statuette will be available at four p.m. on Thursday, October 13 priced at $49.99.
"We wanted to evoke New York with our very special exclusive Spider-Man," said Dark Horse's VP of Product Development, David Scroggy. "Unfortunately, space constraints made a rooftop water tower or fire escape impossible, but we still hope fans can sense the city in this piece."
Dark Horse will also be hosting many panles throughout the course of the event. These include:
Friday, October 14
DARK HORSE PRESENTS: 25 YEARS OF PUBLISHING AND BEYOND
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.Room 1A15
Join Dark Horse's senior managing editor, Scott Allie, and director of public relations, Jeremy Atkins, for a look at all that the publisher has on tap for the coming year. In addition to news about all of the hot new fall titles, like Orchid, The Strain, and House of Night, we look to 2012 for a sneak peek at what fans can expect in not only the company’s flagship anthology Dark Horse Presents, but also Star Wars, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and more! Guests include Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Orchid), Brian Wood (DMZ, Northlanders, The Massive), Carla Speed McNeil (Finder), Rick Remender (Fear Agent, Uncanny X-Force, The Punisher), Jerome Opeña (Fear Agent, The Punisher), Tony Moore (Fear Agent, The Walking Dead), and more!
Saturday, October 15
BUFFY AND ANGEL PRESENT: DARK HORSE DOES VAMPIRES RIGHT!
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.Room 1A15
Dark Horse Comics invites you to attend a special panel highlighting the growing number of comics featuring vampires! In addition to the highly successful Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics, we introduce you to other titles, like Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden’s Baltimore, P. C. and Kristin Cast’s House of Night, and Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain! Join Dark Horse’s managing editor, Scott Allie, director of public relations, Jeremy Atkins, and Angel & Faith’s writer Christos Gage and artist Rebekah Isaacs, as well as a few surprise guests, for a panel you can really sink your teeth into. If that’s not enough, every attendee will receive a free copy of Angel & Faith #1.
DARK HORSE AND BIOWARE PRESENT: MAPPING THE MASS EFFECT UNIVERSE
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.Room 1A24
With comics, novels, movies, and a third game on the horizon, Mass Effect has become one of the largest science-fiction franchises in the world. Join Mass Effect lead writer Mac Walters, along with Dark Horse’s director of public relations, Jeremy Atkins, and director of custom programs, Nick McWhorter, for an exploration of what makes Mass Effect so special. Fans will get a firsthand look at the upcoming comics series Invasion and the art book The Art of the Mass Effect Universe, as well as a taste of Mass Effect 3.
DARK HORSE SPOTLIGHT: MIKE MIGNOLA
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.Room 1A03
With Hellboy dead, and the B.P.R.D. and the world at large in shambles, what’s next for this elite team of paranormal investigators? Enter the mind of creator Mike Mignola for a spirited discussion of the future of Hellboy, the B.P.R.D., Lobster Johnson, Edward Grey, and a world that has spawned television, novels, video games, and more. Attendees will be rewarded with exclusive insight, announcements, and even a special giveaway.
CREEPY AND EERIE: ALL HALLOW’S EVE EDITION
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.Room 1A24
Discuss the new Dark Horse Creepy series, the classic age of the Warren Creepy and Eerie magazines, and all the exciting things coming up in the Creepy universe with a bone-chilling panel including Louise Simonson, Joe Harris (“The Curse” from Creepy #1–#3), and a number of other special guests. Moderated by New Comic Company’s twin engines Dan Braun (Creepy) and Josh Braun (A History of Violence). Plus, there will be Creepy trivia questions with swag and prizes!