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
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 intervi