New York Comic/Metaverse FULL weekend schedule is here!

Updated: Oct 22, 2020



This years New York Comic, much like others this year, will take place virtually via NYCC's YouTube page. The best part? Panels streaming to the YouTube page will be for FREE!


New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con's Metaverse will take place on October 8, 2020 through October 11th, 2020 and will featured guests from your favorite fandoms to talk about their career experience and even answer your questions!


Below is NYCC's entire weekend schedule for your viewing pleasure. Make sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates or visit: https://www.findthemetaverse.com/schedule


October 8th

  • Comics 12:00 PM EDT 30 minutes DC Justice League - Endless Winter Andy Lanning and Ron Marz, the cool writing team behind DC’s next classic, JUSTICE LEAGUE: ENDLESS WINTER, are joined with DC Group Editor Alex Carr, in a chilling tease of what’s to come with this mega-event! Brrr-ing it on!


  • Film/TV 12:00 PM EDT 1 hour Star Trek Universe | Exclusive Conversations with Casts of Star Trek: Lower Decks & Star Trek: Discovery + Surprise Guests The beloved panel returns to New York Comic-Con with a special virtual edition, featuring exclusive back-to-back conversations with casts and producers from the Star Trek Universe on CBS All Access, alongside a few special surprise guests. Join the creator of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, Mike McMahan, and series voice cast for a special edition of CBS All Access’ official Star Trek after-show, The Ready Room, as they dive into the season one finale with host Wil Wheaton. Voice cast appearing include Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Eugene Cordero, Noël Wells, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell, Fred Tatasciore, and Gillian Vigman. Be the first to learn the latest about STAR TREK: DISCOVERY before season three premieres on Thursday, October 15, exclusively on CBS All Access. Join series stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, and Wilson Cruz; new cast members David Ajala, Blu del Barrio and Ian Alexander; and series co-showrunners and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Michelle Paradise, for an exclusive conversation on what’s in store for the U.S.S. Discovery crew. Moderated by Sarah Rodman of Entertainment Weekly.


  • Comics 12:00 PM EDT 8 hours You Can Make A Difference! 10th Annual NYCC Charity Art Auction Please join us for the 10th Annual NYCC Charity Art Auction to benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Included in that vision is that no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay. Your participation in this event will help support lifesaving research and treatment for the children of St. Jude. Come down and bid with other art enthusiasts for the chance to own a piece of original art from some of your favorite creators, all for a good cause! Over 150 creators are generously donating original art for the NYCC x MCM Metaverse charity art auction this year. See a full list of creators and other details of the auction here! Check back frequently as more art will be added as we get closer to the show.


  • Comics 12:35 PM EDT 30 minutes Women of Marvel Today, telling stories for Marvel means stepping into a long lineage of characters and a vast web of backstories. What’s it like to take on that challenge as a creator? This year, as part of New York Comic Con Metaverse, Women of Marvel invites some of Marvel’s celebrated storytellers into a virtual panel to talk about how they stay true to their creative style while continuing the stories of comic book characters so many people know and love.


  • Film/TV 1:05 PM EDT 30 minutes Inside the World of Wolfwalkers from Apple TV+ Join directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart for a deeper look at Wolfwalkers, a new Apple Original Film. Alongside Cartoon Saloon’s Maria Pareja (production designer), Sandra Andersen (character designer), and Mark Mullery (assistant director), they’ll offer insights into the creative process and answer questions directly from fans. From Cartoon Saloon, the Oscar®-nominated animation studio behind The Secret of Kells and co-produced with Mélusine Productions, comes a magical tale of an unlikely friendship between two girls in 17th-century Ireland. A young apprentice hunter, Robyn Goodfellowe (voiced by Honor Kneafsey), and her father, Bill (Game of Thrones’ Sean Bean), journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when Robyn befriends a free-spirited girl named Mebh (Eva Whittaker) from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night. Coming Soon to Apple TV+.


  • Comics 1:10 PM EDT 30 minutes MARVEL | X of Swords This fall, ten X-Men will rise, swords in hand, to defend the new mutant nation of Krakoa from mysterious new enemies in X OF SWORDS!! Join host Angelique Roche and an X-traordinary lineup of the finest creators weaving this bold new tale including Marvel Editor Jordan D. White, Tini Howard, Gerry Duggan, Benjamin Percy and Vita Ayala! Guaranteed to bring you unbelievable revelations, memorable new characters, and breathtaking battles, this is the story you’ve been waiting for X-Fans!


  • Film/TV 1:40 PM EDT 30 minutes Doctor Who Spotlight | BBC America BBC America, in partnership with HBO Max is excited to bring together a new spotlight on Doctor Who and the series' return to New York Comic Con with the Doctor herself, Jodie Whittaker, companion Yaz, played by Mandip Gill, and Graham O’Brien, played by Bradley Walsh. Together with moderator Melanie McFarland, TV Critic for Salon.com, they will look back at their epic past two series in the TARDIS, which have been packed with shocking twists, turns and surprises and discuss their favorite moments to date. Love Doctor Who? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • ComicsFilm/TVLiterary 1:45 PM EDT 30 minutes X-Men | The Art and Making of the Animated Series Meet the creative team behind one of the most celebrated, revolutionary animated TV shows of all time as they discuss their new book, X-Men: The Art and Making of the Animated Series, by Eric Lewald (series showrunner) and Julia Lewald (series writer). The Lewalds are joined by other celebrated creators who helped make X-Men: The Animated Series, including Larry Houston (series producer/director), Rick Hoberg (series artist), Stephanie Graziano (production), and Sven Larsen (VP, Licensed Publishing for Marvel). Panelists will discuss what it’s like to develop, pitch, design, write, draw, direct, and produce a hit animated series, while showcasing never-before-seen production and promotional materials from the art book. UK fans get the book here! US fans get the book here!


  • Film/TV 2:15 PM EDT 45 minutes Amazon Prime Video Presents - Truth Seekers Join executive producer and series star Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz), along with co-stars Samson Kayo (Timewasters), Emma D’Arcy (Hanna), Susan Wokoma (Year of the Rabbit), and Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), as they discuss the making of this hilarious eight-episode supernatural horror comedy series about a team of part-time paranormal investigators, who team up to uncover and film ghost sightings across the UK, sharing their adventures on an online channel for all to see. Discussion and Q&A moderated by IGN’s Terri Schwartz.


  • Film/TV 2:20 PM EDT 45 minutes Serial Box | Marvel's Black Panther - Sins of the King Step into Wakanda with Emmy-nominated William Jackson Harper and the award-winning writing team for Marvel’s Black Panther: Sins of the King, from Serial Box. Get an inside look into the upcoming immersive e-book and audiobook series and be the first to hear an exclusive audio excerpt from William Jackson Harper (The Good Place), who will be narrating the series. Go to Serial Box to read the first episode of Marvel’s Black Panther: Sins of the King.


  • Film/TV 3:05 PM EDT 45 minutes Amazon Prime Video Presents - Utopia A twisted, eight-episode thriller about a group of young comic fans who discover the conspiracy in a graphic novel is real, and embark on a high-stakes adventure to save humanity from the end of the world. Join writer and executive producer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) and series stars John Cusack (High Fidelity), Rainn Wilson (The Office), Sasha Lane (American Honey),Ashleigh LaThrop (Fifty Shades Freed), Dan Byrd (Cougar Town), Desmin Borges (You’re The Worst), and Cory Michael Smith (Gotham) for a Q&A moderated by Variety’s Danielle Turchiano. Like Utopia? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Comics 3:10 PM EDT 30 minutes Blade Runner | The Next Generation - 2019 Comic Return to the world of Blade Runner for a second year with Titan's bestselling comic series! Hear from the co-writer Mike Johnson (Star Trek) and director of Alcon publishing Jeff Connor, along with editor David Leach. Listen in as they discuss translating this critically acclaimed world to the comic platform for modern day readers, meanwhile expanding the canon of this beloved franchise for old and new fans alike.


  • Comics 3:45 PM EDT 30 minutes The Adventure Zone Graphic Novel - The Crystal Kingdom They've done it again! The co-creators of The Adventure Zone have THREE #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novels—The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins, The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited!, and now The Adventure Zone: Petals to the Metal. And if you haven't read them yet, now's the time to catch up, because co-authors Clint McElroy, Justin McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Travis McElroy, and co-adaptor and illustrator Carey Pietsch are coming together to discuss each of these books, the process of adapting a podcast into a graphic novel, and to share an exclusive sneak peek of The Adventure Zone: The Crystal Kingdom (you heard that right! There will be a fourth book!) coming in 2021 from First Second. This conversation will be moderated by Erika Ishii (Destiny 2). Read more about why you should get into The Adventure Zone here! Love the McElroy Family? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Film/TV 3:55 PM EDT 15 minutes IMDb TV Presents - Alex Rider Join author and executive producer Anthony Horowitz (Foyle’s War) and series star Otto Farrant (Salmon Fishing in Yemen) for a Q&A discussion as they preview this coming of age spy-thriller series, based on the best-selling, global phenomenon book franchise, prior to its November 13th premiere on IMDb TV, Amazon’s free streaming service. The series follows a London based teenager named Alex Rider, who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage, and now finds himself reluctantly working undercover to investigate his uncle’s death in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc.


  • Film/TV 4:15 PM EDT 30 minutes Amazon Prime Video Presents -The Boys Join The Boys’ cast and Showrunner as they answer fans’ burning questions and tease what’s to come in advance of the shocking finale of the critically-acclaimed second season. Based on The New York Times best-selling comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities – abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. The even more intense and insane Season Two, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes, and trying to regroup and fight back against Vought. Read more about The Boys season 2 here! Love The Boys? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Comics 4:20 PM EDT 30 minutes IDW Presents - The World of Locke & Key Unlock what’s next in the world of Locke & Key, now a hit Netflix original series! Join New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill (Full Throttle, NOS4A2, Dying is Easy) and legendary artist Gabriel Rodríguez in conversation with series editor Chris Ryall, as they welcome you back to Keyhouse. Be the first to hear more about the next wave of comics and graphic novels in the Locke & Key franchise! Get the books here!


  • Film/TV 4:50 PM EDT 15 minutes Amazon Prime Video Presents - Invincible Join creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) live as he teases what fans can anticipate from this upcoming adult animated series, based on his iconic comic book by the same name, which revolves around 17-year old Mark Grayson, who’s just like every other guy his age – except his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man


  • Comics 4:55 PM EDT 30 minutes Live with Tenacious D! | The Post-Apocalypto Graphic Novel Spotlight Join Jack Black and Kyle Gass for a LIVE New York Comic Con celebration of their new book, Post-Apocalypto: The Graphic Novel from Fantagraphics! Post-Apocalypto finds Tenacious D thrust into a world of complete and utter destruction following the drop of an atomic bomb. Surviving the attack in classic cinematic fashion (a good old imperishable 1950s refrigerator), the duo quickly learn that new forms of evil have spawned from the blast. One thing becomes apparent - for humanity to prevail, Tenacious D must save the world. With unimaginable twists and turns, an insane visit to the White House, a time machine, a space adventure, and the help of some tried-and-true daddy issues, Post-Apocalypto is as hilarious as it is political, and as brilliant and multi-faceted as its incredible creators. Pick up a signed copy of Post-Apocalypto: The Graphic Novel here! Love Tenacious D? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Literary 5:30 PM EDT 30 minutes The Great Disaster Hits! Polygon Discovers the Secrets of Star Wars - The High Republic Join the story architects of Star Wars: The High Republic as they introduce the heroes of a brand new saga, set centuries before the Skywalker saga, and reveal details of the central event that forever changes the galaxy far, far, away. Moderated by Polygon's comics editor, Susana Polo, the panel features writers Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, and Cavan Scott, along with Lucasfilm Publishing executive editor Jennifer Heddle and creative director Michael Siglain. Get the books here!


  • Film/TV 5:45 PM EDT 30 minutes Marvel vs. DC | Russo Brothers & Kevin Smith Talk Superheroes & Quibi’s Slugfest Slugfest EPs Joe and Anthony Russo and legends from DC and Marvel reflect on the complex and storied relationship between the two comic book powerhouses. See exclusive content from this upcoming Quibi docuseries and a live chat with the panelists. Moderated by filmmaker, actor, comedian, author, podcaster, and lifelong comic book fan Kevin Smith.


  • Comics 6:05 PM EDT 30 minutes The Sound of "The Sandman" with Neil Gaiman and Friends - Presented by Audible and DC In celebration of the first-ever audio adaptation of “The Sandman” — based on the bestselling DC graphic novel series that rewrote all the rules — Audible will bring together master storyteller Neil Gaiman, aural auteur Dirk Maggs, and other special guests to reveal the creative process behind this groundbreaking audio production. Panelists will discuss how the source material, including the detailed notes for illustrators in Gaiman’s original manuscripts, was painstakingly taken off the page and brought to life in a fully-immersive listening experience featuring a 68-member, all-star cast led by James McAvoy, cinematic soundscape, and original music score. Get the audio book on Audible here! Love The Sandman? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Film/TV 6:20 PM EDT 30 minutes TNT’s Snowpiercer Season 2 First Look Snowpiercer stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Sean Bean, Rowan Blanchard, and showrunner Graeme Manson reveal exclusive details and a sneak peek at Season 2.


  • Film/TV 6:40 PM EDT 30 minutes TV Guide presents - Rise of the Black Black Superheroes | Are Black Women Finally Flying High on TV? Black women are at last taking up space in superhero shows -- space that was previously mostly male and almost always white. TV Guide editor Keisha Hatchett, a contributor to TV Guide's package "Rise of the Black superheroes" moderates a conversation with influential Black women changing the face of superhero shows: writer/producer Aida Croal; journalist and geek influencer Karama Horne a.k.a.- theblerdgurl; actor/stuntwoman Carrie Bernans; and Emmy-winning director/producer Neema Barnette.


  • Gaming 6:55 PM EDT 30 minutes Fall Guys - Becoming #1 on Twitch & Beyond Fall Guys came out of nowhere to take over Twitch and social media with its cheery, Wipe Out-inspired take on battle royale. Polygon’s Brian David Gilbert interviews creators from Mediatonic to find out more about where Fall Guys came from, what they learned from having so many players at once, and what comes next. Love video games? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Film/TV 7:15 PM EDT 30 minutes Hulu’s Woke | In Conversation with Cast and Executive Producers of Timely New Show Join the Cast and Executive Producers from the hit Hulu & Sony Pictures Television series, WOKE for an in-depth discussion about the show and why it is so relevant for today’s times.


  • Film/TV 7:30 PM EDT 30 minutes Katherine Langford & Charlie Plummer Talk Blowing Up & Growing Up in Spontaneous Katherine Langford, Charlie Plummer, director Brian Duffield and more share behind-the-scenes stories about making the explosively funny movie SPONTANEOUS, an outrageous new teen love story about high school students who begin inexplicably exploding…literally. The film debuts on premium video-on-demand and Digital on October 6. Based on the novel Spontaneous, the satirical comedy also stars Hayley Law, Yvonne Orji, Rob Huebel and Piper Perabo. #SpontaneousMovie


  • Comics 7:50 PM EDT 30 minutes Archie Comics - Beyond Riverdale Virtual Panel As the world waits for new episodes of The CW's Riverdale, the wide world of Archie Comics continues to grow with a variety of fun new comics, graphic novels, and books! Join a panel filled with talent from across the Archieverse including legendary artist Dan Parent, Archie Comics Editor and Betty & Veronica: Bond of Friendship author Jamie L. Rotante, Riverdale: The Ties That Bind author Micol Ostow, Riverdale Diaries: Hello, Betty! author Sarah Kuhn, and Madam Satan author Eliot Rahal as we talk comics, novels, TV, and more! PLUS: A special surprise for all panel attendees! Get the books here!


  • Film/TV 8:25 PM EDT 1 hour Movie Trivia Schmoedown Hits NYCC! Jeopardy meets the WWE in this high-adrenaline collision of pop culture! Movie Trivia Schmoedown’s Kristian Harloff hosts a showdown to see who has the most knowledge across popular fandoms (think: Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Marvel, DC, etc.) in an Innergeekdom match! The real question is…can you keep up with these trivia questions from home?


  • 10:05 PM EDT 30 minutes Spooked |The Luminary Original Podcast That Keeps Listeners Up at Night Join Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked, a Luminary Original podcast - now in its fifth season - for a conversation with Lopaka Kapanui, a Native Hawaiian Cultural Practitioner, Actor, Writer and Master Storyteller who explores the secret history of Hawaii. When Kapanui came to Spooked, listeners learned why he and his adopted father didn't get along . . . until forces from beyond the veil intervened.


  • Film/TV 10:35 PM EDT 30 minutes Screening & Conversation with the Cast & Creator of Hulu's Books of Blood Step into uncharted and forbidden territory, joining the cast and creator of Hulu’s upcoming film BOOKS OF BLOOD for a screening and conversation around the film. Based on Clive Barker’s acclaimed horror anthology, the film will take audiences on a journey through three uncanny tales tangled in space and time. Moderated by Meagan Navarro of Bloody Disgusting, panelists include Director, Brannon Braga, and cast Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, Anna Friel, Freda Foh Shen, and Yul Vazquez.

October 9th


  • Film/TV 8:00 AM EDT 30 minutes The Misadventures of Stath Lets Flats | Interview with Cast and Crew Watch cult estate agent sitcom Stath Lets Flats come to life at NYCC x MCM Metaverse with stars Jamie Demetriou (Fleabag, Paddington 2), Natasia Demetriou (What We do in the Shadows), Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Ghosts, Friday Night Dinner), Al Roberts (King Gary, Flowers), and Ash Atalla, Managing Director, Roughcut TV (The Office, The IT Crowd) in conversation about the UK’s worst letting agent and his colleagues.


  • Comics 8:35 AM EDT 30 minutes Animate Africa - Bringing New Voices to the Medium An exciting discussion with leading Animators and Directors in Africa as they discuss making Animation in Africa and the emerging industry.


  • 9:10 AM EDT 30 minutes Hero Collector Takes Off With New Products And Licenses Hero Collector – designers, manufacturers, and publishers of high-quality collectibles – are proud to present this glimpse behind the curtain to see what new products are coming up in their popular sci-fi lines. Join brand manager Chris Thompson and a host of special guests as they unveil new releases from the worlds of Star Trek, Discovery, Alien, Battlestar Galactica, The Orville, and Space: 1999, as well as debut two brand new (and highly-anticipated) licenses to join their fleet.


  • Cosplay 9:45 AM EDT 45 minutes Adam Savage's Favorite Cosplay Show & Tell Adam Savage is well known for his love of cosplay and his "Adam Incognito," in which he walks the floor in costume, has become a convention staple. In this show and tell from his shop, Adam takes you through three of his FAVORITE costumes -- Alien, Captain America and astronaut -- one of which is handmade by Adam himself, one of which was a collaboration with multiple makers, and one of which was a commission.


  • CosplayLiterary 10:35 AM EDT 15 minutes From Page to Reality | Bringing Book Cosplay to Life How do you bring a character to life from a written description? Join Woodsmoke & Words and Aigue-Marine as they discuss the creative world of Book Cosplay and how they have taken their favorite literary characters from page into reality. Then join us on discord to continue the conversation and share your book cosplays!


  • Film/TVLiterary 10:35 AM EDT 30 minutes Lucasfilm Publishing | Stories from a Galaxy Far, Far Away Join some of the biggest and best Star Wars authors as they talk about some of their exciting new projects set in a galaxy far, far away. Featuring Daniel José Older, Preetei Chhibber, Phil Szostak, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova,and Amy Ratcliffe. Moderated by This Week In Star Wars host Kristin Baver. Get the books here! Like Star Wars books? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • CosplayFilm/TV 10:55 AM EDT 45 minutes Specialty Costume Design | From Concept to Screen (and Everything In Between) They're responsible for the look of some of your favorite film/tv projects. Now, in an exclusive panel - Ann Foley (Godzilla vs. Kong, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Altered Carbon), Phillip Boutte (Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Trek Beyond, Black Panther), and Jose Fernandez (Ironhead Studios - Aquaman, X-Men, Denis Villeneuve's Dune), are coming together to discuss the relationship between concept, design and construction, and how the three work together in creating specialty costumes.


  • Film/TVLiterary 11:10 AM EDT 15 minutes The Jedi Mind - Lessons in Mindfulness from Star Wars The code that all Jedi strive to follow offers principles for being at peace and learning. In fact, these tenets are useful not just in a galaxy far, far away, but here in our own world. While the Force isn't present in our galaxy, we can still learn from how the Jedi use it to guide their lives. And we can use these lessons about the Force as a gateway to studying mindfulness and putting practices into action. Join us for an exploration of how the practice of mindfulness inspires and empowers some of our favorite Star Wars characters, and how we can bring some of that inspiration into our everyday lives. Panelists include Amy Ratcliffe, Managing Editor of Nerdist and author of The Jedi Mind; Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, and founder of Her Universe; and Dr. Drea Letamendi psychologist and co-host of the Lattes with Leia podcast. Get the books here!


  • Literary 11:30 AM EDT 30 minutes The Dresden Files | In Conversation with Jim Butcher and James Marsters Join us as we dive into the world of Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden, Chicago’s first (and only) Wizard P.I and go behind the scenes of The Dresden Files with bestselling author Jim Butcher and series narrator James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer).


  • Film/TV 11:30 AM EDT Cast of Batman Beyond Two Bat-men and the amazing woman who brought them together! Join Will Friedle (Batman/Terry McGinnis), Kevin Conroy (Batman/Bruce Wayne), and Andrea Romano (WB Animation’s Casting Director) for private 1:1 meet and greets for a look under the cowl as you ask them your Bat-tastic questions! You can also get personalized videos from Kevin and Will! Get your meet & greets here! Also join them as they look back on 20+ years since Terry McGinnis put on the cowl during their free panel on New York Comic Con’s YouTube channel. Tune in on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 10:30AM PT / 1:30PM ET / 6:30PM BST.


  • Comics 11:45 AM EDT 30 minutes MARVEL | Venom - King in Black This December…Darkness Reigns! Marvel Editor Devin Lewis, Writer Donny Cates and Artist Ryan Stegman will bring you everything you need to know leading into Eddie Brock’s climactic standoff with one of Marvel’s most terrifying villains in the next shocking chapter in their Venom saga, KING IN BLACK! It’s all been leading to this, True Believers! Get the books here! Like Venom? Check out other Spider-Man comics here!


  • 12:05 PM EDT 30 minutes Lewis Black's Rantcast - New York Comic Con Edition Two-time Grammy Award-winning comedian and undisputed "King of the Rant", Lewis Black, is here to vent your frustrations! The longtime "Daily Show" correspondent and voice-actor of numerous TV and movie voices, brings his new Rantcast (podcast) to New York Comic Con for the first time as a special edition of fan-submitted rants. Upset about not being able to physically attend NYCC this year? Aren’t we all?! Lewis selects and comments on some of the best and funniest submissions detailing what fans are missing (or not) from this year’s convention. Also get a sneak peek at Lewis’ new special, Thanks For Risking Your Life, on TLB Records.


  • Comics 12:20 PM EDT 30 minutes IDW Presents - Sonic the Hedgehog comics! Go fast with Sonic the Hedgehog comics! Join the IDW writers and artists who bring your favorite blue blur to life, one panel at a time. Learn more about what artist and writer Evan Stanley has in store for the ongoing series. Plus, find out what the bad guys are up to in Sonic the Hedgehog: Bad Guys with writer Ian Flynn and artist Jack Lawrence. Moderated by Sonic editor David Mariotte and featuring SEGA of America’s Licensing Manager, Michael Cisneros!


  • Film/TV 12:40 PM EDT 30 minutes The Stand | Exclusive Q&A with Cast + Inside Look Inspired by Stephen King’s iconic post-apocalyptic novel of the same name, the much-anticipated limited event series begs the question, “where will you stand?” in the ultimate fight between good and evil. Join series stars Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Greg Kinnear, Amber Heard, Jovan Adepo, Odessa Young, and Owen Teague alongside showrunner Benjamin Cavell and executive producer Taylor Elmore, as they discuss bringing this epic story to life and what fans can expect when the series premieres Thursday, December 17, exclusively on CBS All Access. Moderated by Anthony Breznican of Vanity Fair. Like The Stand? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Comics 12:55 PM EDT 30 minutes Creating Worlds - Building a Comics Universe for the Ages Dark Horse Comics is known for cultivating creator-owned comic universes expanding the worlds of licensed comics. Join Jody Houser (Stranger Things, Critical Role), Nnedi Okorafor (LaGuardia, Binti), Chris Roberson (Witchfinder, iRobot), and Gene Luen Yang (Avatar the Last Airbender, Superman Smashes the Klan) as they discuss the universes they’ve built up and out in comics and beyond.


  • Film/TV 1:15 PM EDT 30 minutes The Watch - A First Look At BBC America’s Newest Series Dive into the thrilling fantasy world of BBC AMERICA's newest series The Watch, featuring a discussion with cast and executive producers, special guests and a first look at the series. The Watch follows an unlikely group of misfits, The City Watch, who are forced to find the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in the process. The comedic yet thrilling series pits trolls, werewolves, wizards and other improbable heroes against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon which would lead to the destruction of life as they know it. Moderator – actress Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) – joins panelists and series stars Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones), Lara Rossi (I May Destroy You), Adam Hugill (1917), Jo Eaton-Kent (Don’t Forget the Driver) and Marama Corlett (Blood Drive), along with executive producers Simon Allen (The Musketeers) and Richard Stokes (Broadchurch).


  • Film/TV 1:30 PM EDT 45 minutes Batman Beyond Cast Swings Into the Metaverse Two bat-men and the amazing woman who brought them together! Join Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, and Andrea Romano as they look back on 20+ years since Terry McGinnis put on the cowl.


  • Film/TV 1:50 PMEDT45 minutes The Ghost and Molly McGee Greetings from “The Ghost and Molly McGee” – Be the first to venture into the fantastical world of the new animated series “The Ghost and Molly McGee,” before it launches on Disney Channel. Meet the cast: Ashly Burch (Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet), Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), along with Creator and Executive Producers Bill Motz, Bob Roth and Executive Producer Steve Loter as they discuss their influences for the show and reveal an exclusive sneak-peek months before it airs! You cannot miss this spooky, magical adventure! Moderated by Doug Bensimon, Creative Director - Current Series.


  • Film/TV 2:20 PM EDT 30 minutes Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. | Seven Seasons of Amazing Gear & Gadgets with Prop Master, Scott Bauer and Live Auction Preview Prop Store is bringing over 500 lots of original props and costumes from all seven seasons of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to an online auction this October 8th to November 10th (go to Propstore.com/Marvel for more information). Join series Prop Master, Scott Bauer, as he talks about his experiences working on Marvel Television's longest running television series and as he reveals the stories behind some of his favorite pieces in the auction.


  • Film/TV 2:40 PM EDT 45 minutes In the Writers' Room of Jurassic World - Camp Cretaceous Join executive producers Colin Trevorrow and Scott Kreamer, consulting producer Zack Stentz, story editor Josie Campbell, and staff writers Sheela Shrivinas, Rick Williams and Bethany Johnson as they take you inside the writers' room of Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous.


  • Comics 2:55 PM EDT 30 minutes DC | In Conversation with Scott Snyder & James Tynion IV Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV – Comics’ biggest superstars in conversation, talking about their current DC megahit projects, DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL, BATMAN, PUNCHLINE, and more. You don’t want to miss this one! Get the books here!


  • Anime/Manga 3:30 PM EDT 30 minutes Official VIZ Panel Join panel hosts Urian Brown (Marketing Guy) and Karla Clark (Manga Editor) as they regale you with fantastic tales of new anime and manga coming your way! We'll also talk about the brand new series, Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon. Plus announcements, trailers and a whole lot of fun!


  • Anime/Manga 4:05 PM EDT 45 minutes Kodansha’s Greatest, Latest, & Upcoming Manga To celebrate The Harvey Awards recognition of both the inimitable manga creator, Osamu Tezuka (Buddha, Black Jack, Dororo), and the magical series Witch Hat Atelier, the Kodansha USA Publishing manga experts, Misaki Kido, Ivan Salazar & Tomo Tran will take you on a tour of both Tezuka’s work, the Witch Hat Atelier series and will also reveal new licensing announcements, new MONOGATARI Series news, and much more. PLUS, stay tuned until the end of the panel to find out how you can win an autograph from Witch Hat Atelier creator Kamome Shirahama-sensei, in a special giveaway!


  • Film/TV 4:55 PM EDT 30 minutes SYFY’s Resident Alien – Sneak Peek & Panel Featuring Executive Producer and Cast Be among the first to see 10 minutes of SYFY's new series Resident Alien, followed by a virtual Q&A with star Alan Tudyk (Firefly, Rogue One), writer/executive producer Chris Sheridan (Family Guy), and cast members Sara Tomko (Once Upon A Time), Corey Reynolds (The Closer), Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley), and Levi Fiehler (Mars) moderated by IGN Editorial Manager, Laura Prudom. The series, based on the Dark Horse comic, follows a stranded alien’s entertaining attempts to fit into small-town American life while keeping his true identity under wraps and pursuing his own mysterious agenda. Like Resident Alien? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Anime/Manga 5:15 PM EDT 30 minutes Manga for Everyone from TOKYOPOP TOKYOPOP has been bringing manga to the world for over twenty years. With titles for kids, teens, adults and ongoing initiatives to highlight LGBTQ+ stories and titles by women and people of color, our core belief is that manga is for everyone!


  • Film/TV 5:35 PM EDT 45 minutes Cast of Starz’s American Gods Tease Season 3 Details #GodSquad are you ready for divine intervention? Stream with your favorite gods as they journey to Lakeside and talk all things Season 3 of the hit STARZ Original Series “American Gods.” Following his discovery last season that Mr. Wednesday is his father, Shadow attempts to break away and assert himself as his own man. As he settles into life in Lakeside, he uncovers a dark secret while exploring questions of his own divinity. Guided on this spiritual journey by the gods of his Black ancestors, the Orishas, Shadow must decide exactly who he is — a god seeking veneration or a man in service of the “we.” Love American Gods? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!



  • Film/TV 6:20 PM EDT 15 minutes American Gods Live Q&A Join Ricky Whittle, Yetide Badaki and Bruce Langley Live after the American Gods panel!


  • Comics 6:25 PM EDT 45 minutes Beyond the Binary - Trans & Nonbinary Narratives in Fiction From comics to literature, to video games, being able to both escape and feel seen in the fiction we consume is vital to being part of fandom. LGBT HQ invites you to join our panel of writers, creators, and advocates as we discuss all forms of trans & nonbinary representation in media, and how it can shape the perception of our community. Speakers include Vita Ayala (they/them, writer, Xena, Warrior Princess, Supergirl, The Wilds), Lilah Sturges (she/her, writer, Lumberjanes, The Magicians), and Jay Edidin (he/him, X-Men: Marvels Snapshot, Adventure Time, Thor: Metal Gods). Moderated by Jay Justice (editor, Co-Director, LGBT-HQ). here!


  • Film/TV 6:40 PM EDT 30 minutes Get Your Freaky On | Inside Blumhouse's New Body-Swap Slasher From the deliciously debased mind of writer-director Christopher Landon, Blumhouse’s Freaky (out Friday, Nov. 13) offers a twisted take on the body-swap movie, as a teenage girl (Blocker’s Kathryn Newton) switches bodies with a relentless serial killer (Vince Vaughn). Join writer-director Christopher Landon, the film’s stars—Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor, and Misha Osherovich for a rollicking, riotous conversation about their pitch-black horror comedy and the bloodthirsty hell of high school. Moderated by Variety’s Jenelle Riley. Love horror? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Film/TV 7:20 PM EDT 30 minutes Archer Cast Trivia Showdown Archer Cast Trivia Showdown (FXX) – Archer, FX Networks’ award-winning animated comedy series about the world’s greatest spy and his cohorts, returns to NYCC for the ultimate trivia battle royale in celebration of the show’s 11th action-packed season, currently airing Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on FXX, streaming the next day via FX on Hulu. Play along with series stars H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, and Lucky Yates as they mine their memories and test their knowledge for this not-to-be-missed foray into the trivia daaaanger zoooone, hosted by Executive Producer Casey Willis. Like this panel? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Comics 7:50 PM EDT 1 hour The 2020 Annual Harvey Awards Ceremony The 2020 Harvey Awards are going digital! One of the comic industry's oldest awards is back as part of NYCC & MCM's Metaverse. Watch as they recognize outstanding achievements in the comic industry this year, as well as spotlight creators and industry legends who are being inducted in the Hall of Fame. The Harvey Awards are named after Harvey Kurtzman, creator of MAD magazine, and strive to continue to honor his legacy in the industry each year with titles nominated and voted on entirely by industry professionals. Learn more about the Harvey Award nominees here!


  • Film/TV 7:55 PM EDT 30 minutes Conversation & Behind-The-Scenes Look at Hulu’s New Horror Series Monsterland You can’t escape what lives within! Discover the monsters and unpack the thought-provoking tales brought to life in Hulu’s new series, Monsterland, based on the collection of short stories from Nathan Ballingrud’s “North American Lake Monsters.” Join cast members Jonathan Tucker, Taylor Schilling, Kelly Marie Tran and Mike Colter, creator/showrunner Mary Laws as they delve into the nightmares and share a look at what happened behind-the-scenes. Moderated by Mashable’s Alexis Nedd. All 8 episodes of Monsterland premiere Friday, October 2nd on Hulu.


  • Film/TV 8:30 PM EDT 30 minutes Cast of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Reveals First Look At Hulu’s New Animated Series Everyone’s favorite big-headed, egomaniacal supervillain is coming to Hulu! Get an exclusive first look at the upcoming adult animated series, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., hear from creators Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum and meet our hilarious cast of characters voiced by Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz and Melissa Fumero. Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. is coming soon to Hulu. Love Marvel? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Comics 8:55 PM EDT 30 minutes Hip-Hop And Comics - Cultures Combining Hip-Hop and comics cultures exist in constant communication: continually namehecking and reflecting each other, trading ideas back and forth, and sharing many common inspirations and influences. Both forms reconfigure existing elements to create vital new works; utilizing bold imagery and complex storytelling; and forming passionate fandoms around their characters and personalities. And both comic books and Hip-Hop began in New York City, growing from humble origins to inspire artists and audiences around the world. Here, curator and historian Patrick A. Reed brings together an all-star cast of musicians, comic creators, and visual artists in a “visual mixtape”, discussing the cross-generational impacts of these cultural crossovers.


  • Film/TV 9:05 PM EDT 45 minutes Get Heated with the Cast & Creator of Hulu’s Helstrom Get an exclusive sneak-peek at the first 10-minutes of Hulu’s Helstrom, followed by a conversation with showrunner Paul Zbyszewski and cast - Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Ariana Guerra, June Carryl and Alain Uy – where they discuss what went into bringing this twisted comic to life and answer fans’ burning questions. Moderated by TV Guide Magazine’s Damian Holbrook. All 10 episodes of Helstrom premiere Friday, October 16th on Hulu. Love Helstrom? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Gaming 9:30 PM EDT 1 hour Adult Swim and Polygon play tabletop adventure 'Tigtone & the Never-Stopping Prophecy' Experience a quest worth questing for! Join the creators of Tigtone, Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, along with co-producer Blake Anderson and Polygon's Jenna Stoeber and Josh Rios for an inside look at the tabletop role playing game set in the fantastical world of Adult Swim's Tigtone.


  • Anime/MangaFilm/TV 9:50 PM EDT 1 hour VIZ & Powerhouse Animation Present Seis Manos Join the creative team and cast members on a deep dive into Seis Manos as they reflect on their favorite moments and reveal lots of behind-the-scenes secrets. Panelists include: Brad Graeber (Co-creator), Álvaro Rodríguez (Co-creator), Daniel Dominguez (Writer), Willis Bulliner (Director), Jonny Cruz (Voice of Jesus), & Angélica Vale (Voice of Garcia).

October 10th


  • Literary 8:35 AM EDT 5 minutes Food in Fandom | Cooking from the Alien Universe Dive into the world of all things geek and fandom culinary with Chris-Rachael Oseland as she whets your appetite with her culinary experiments from the Alien Universe to hobbits, Whovians, and horror.

Get the cookbook here!

  • Anime/Manga 9:30 AM EDT 30 minutes A Celebration of Revolutionary Girl Utena Hear from iconic Manga Writer, Chiho Saito (Kanon, Revolutionary Girl Utena, The World Exists For Me) and Director, Kunihiko Ikuhara (Sailor Moon, Revolutionary Girl Utena) as they answer fan questions and take a look back at the critically acclaimed and highly influential anime series. Panel hosted by Anime Limited.


  • Film/TVLiterary 10:00 AM EDT 30 minutes Exclusive Interviews with the Creators of Steven Universe - The End of an Era Join Steven Universe series creator Rebecca Sugar and author Chris McDonnell as they discuss Steven Universe: End of an Era (Abrams Books), the new art book that features concept art, storyboards, background paintings, and exclusive interviews about one of the most progressive, imaginative, and beloved animated series of our time. Joined by Kat Morris (writer, storyboard supervisor, supervising director) and Alonso Ramirez Ramos (producer, director on Steven Universe Future), the panel will explore the process of creating season four through Steven Universe Future, as well as the show’s incredible legacy. UK fans get the book here! US fans get the book here! Love Steven Universe? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Anime/Manga 10:05 AM EDT 30 minutes LOVE x LOVE | all-inclusive romance from TOKYOPOP TOKYOPOP presents our LOVE x LOVE imprint, which seeks to normalize LGBTQ+ romance alongside traditional heterosexual romance manga. Introducing fans to yaoi, yuri, shoujo and true LGBTQ+ stories, we also hope to open a discussion about queer stories in manga, and get feedback from fans about what they want to see from future titles.


  • Anime/Manga 10:35 AM EDT 15 minutes Learn to Draw Manga in 15 Minutes Flat! In this fast-paced, family-friendly live drawing session, manga artist Misako Rocks! (link to misakorocks.com) will lead you in a start-to-finish manga drawing! Don't have art skills? Don't worry! Misako's got you covered with a step-by-step process that guarantees you'll have created your very own ultra-kawaii picture -- in less than 15 minutes! So make sure you've got pencil and paper handy and get ready to draw your masterpiece!


  • Comics 10:40 AM EDT 30 minutes Titans of Graphic Novels From memoir to retelling to identity exploration, these female graphic novel titans created their stories to entertain and inspire the next generation of women. Join Robin Ha, Kathleen Gros, Lily LaMotte, and Shannon Hale as they talk with Comics Beat editor-in-chief, Heidi Macdonald about their process, their visions, and how they managed to carve out a space for their excellence in a male-dominated world. Get the books here!



  • Comics 11:15 AM EDT 30 minutes DC | Dark Nights - Death Metal Match Up! It’s the event of the year with your favorite DC DEATH METAL writers and artists in this one-of-a-kind game matchup panel format! Expect the unexpected! Guest talent includes Amanda Conner, Sanford Greene, Francis Manapul, Jimmy Palmiotti, Mags Visaggio and Mark Waid


  • Gaming 11:50 AM EDT 30 minutes The Godfather of Gaming – An Exclusive Conversation With Sid Meier Join us for an exclusive talk with one of the most influential game changers in the industry. For years, video games were regarded as just another form of mindless entertainment, devoid of meaning and entirely mechanical. Today, video games are significant cultural commodities and an acknowledged art form because of the contributions of video game giants. Watch as Sid Meier, the game designer and developer behind the Civilization series, discusses the tales of his video game pioneering in a sneak peek of his upcoming book release. SID MEIER’S MEMOIR!: A Life in Computer Games (W. W. Norton & Company) takes fans through the life and legacy of one of the most influential creative forces in video game history. The memoir will dive into the challenges he faced and how he influenced the strategy game genre we know today. As part of New York Comic Con’s Metaverse, Sid Meier will also be joined in conversation by Soren Johnson (Lead Designer, Civilization IV), as they reminisce about the joys of creation, the excitement of expanding possibilities, and the very heart of playing video games—and of being human. Get the book here!


  • Gaming 12:00 PM EDT Outside Xbox/Oxventure Q&A Join the cast of D&D crew Oxventure for a Q&A panel at Metaverse! The folks from YouTube channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, along with Dicebreaker's Johnny Chiodini, will be answering your questions live in this special online panel with hardly any derailing whatsoever. If you’re unable to attend the live Q&A, it will be available for replay until Saturday 10/17 at 12am EST. Tickets must be purchased before Sunday 10/11 @ 11:59 EST to access panel replay. Get your Q&A tickets here!


  • Film/TV 12:15 PM EDT 30 minutes A Discovery of Witches S2 | Behind The Magic Take a journey to the fascinating and treacherous world of Elizabethan London as Sky original drama A Discovery of Witches returns with Series 2. Enjoy a sneak peek at the new series, adapted by Bad Wolf from Deborah Harkness’s bestselling All Souls trilogy, including an introduction by Deborah herself and Bad Wolf Executive Producer Lachlan MacKinnon, as well as a Q&A with key cast Matthew Goode, Teresa Palmer, Ed Bluemel, Adelle Leonce, and Steven Cree who will gather from the set of the infamous Congregation - in Wolf Studios Wales - where witches, daemons and vampires meet and where they are also filming Series 3. UK fans get the book here! US fans get the book here! Like A Discovery of Witches? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Gaming 12:25 PM EDT 15 minutes Dungeons & Dragons & Cooking! The authors of the new official D&D cookbook, Heroes' Feast, share how they developed recipes and culinary backstory from the different realms of the fantasy RPG. Join Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, and Jon Peterson as they talk about their process and share some of the dishes featured in the new book. Get the cookbook here!


  • Gaming 12:45 PM EDT 1 hour 30 minutes Oxventure in Space! The Return of the Thing The heroes of chaotic Dungeons & Dragons crew The Oxventurers Guild find themselves once again transported from the fantasy realm of D&D into the sci-fi setting of tabletop RPG Lasers & Feelings. Hop aboard the interstellar scout ship Raptor for this genre-swapping spin-off, with more lasers and feelings than ever before. Oxventure is a UK-based D&D group formed of Andy Farrant, Ellen Rose, Jane Douglas, Luke Westaway and Mike Channell, seeking adventure and atonement under the auspices of dungeon master Johnny ‘Literally Everyone in the World’ Chiodini. Born in 2017 as a spin-off of YouTube gaming channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, Oxventure took on a destructive life of its own for which Johnny, video boss of tabletop gaming site Dicebreaker, will surely be held responsible. Join the cast of D&D crew Oxventure for a free live play and special separately ticketed Q&A panel here! Love D&D? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!


  • Film/TV 1:10 PM EDT 30 minutes The Cast of Evil Dissects Season One and Teases What’s Ahead for Season Two Return to the riveting world of Evil, the critically acclaimed psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. Join series stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson, Christine Lahti, and Kurt Fuller, along with co-creators and executive producers Robert and Michelle King for a conversation around Season 1 and a hint of what’s to come in Season 2, which returns to CBS later this year. Created by Robert and Michelle King, the series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and contractor as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there’s a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.



  • Cosplay 2:20 PM EDT 15 minutes Cyberpunk 2077 Inspired Cosplay Quick-Build with Evil Ted Join Master Prop Builder and Director, Evil Ted Smith for a quick-build session that will inspire you to grab some foam and get crafting! Evil Ted worked in the movie industry doing visual effects, prop, and model making for 28 years. He worked on films and television shows such as Hunger Games, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Trek, Walking Dead Titanic and Batman to name a few. He’s known around the world for his YouTube tutorials teaching cosplayers how to make foam armor and props. After many years of working in Hollywood, Evil Ted decided it was time to take all the tips and tricks he learned over the years and make them available to the everyday builder, he wants to take the intimidation out of building. He is a firm believer that it’s passion over talent, and that anyone can learn to build. He loves cosplay and the community and loves supporting and assisting new builders in the learning process. Check out Evil Ted's cosplay molds from Michaels here!


  • Film/TV 2:35 PM EDT 30 minutes AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead Fear the Walking Dead will present a panel for the series’ upcoming sixth season, premiering Sunday, October 11 at 9 PM ET/8c. Season six of Fear the Walking Dead explores what has become of the unlikely family once united by a mission to help those in need. After being torn apart by Virginia (Colby Minifie) and her Pioneers, the group is now dispersed across her far-reaching settlements. Morgan’s (Lennie James) last message at the end of season five implored the group to “Live” and this season we’ll see what that means to each of them. Some will find the stability and opportunity within Virginia's communities to be intriguing, some will sink into darkness, while others will fight back against what has been forced upon them. Life behind Virginia's walls will test each and every one of them in different ways, forcing them to define who they are in this new world. Love The Walking Dead? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!



  • Film/TV 3:10 PM EDT 30 minutes AMC’s The Walking Dead - World Beyond The Walking Dead: World Beyond returns to NYCC as the third series in wildly successful The Walking Dead Universe. The series is set to premiere Sunday, October 4 at 10 PM ET/9c The Walking Dead: World Beyond delves into a new mythology and story that follows the first generation raise