IDW Announces Their 2017 New York Comic Con Schedule
IDW has a lot on deck for comic fans this week at New York Comic Con. They have a ton of signings that start from Thursday through Sunday plus some panels and con-exclusive merch. Let's get to the schedule and see what IDW has on deck.
NYCC 2017 Exclusives, Panel, Signings
and more from IDW & Top Shelf
San Diego, CA (Oct 2, 2017)— IDW is heading east for New York Comic Con! To help fans prepare, here’s the complete list of IDW’s hottest EXCLUSIVES, most anticipated SIGNINGS, and can’t-miss PANELS. All of your convention must-haves are right here!
The convention exclusives are only available for pickup at IDW Booth #1844. That is also the location of where the signings below will be held.
IDW SIGNING SCHEDULE
Thursday, October 5th
10:00 – 12:00Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler (*Free Sketches!) 10:00 – 11:00Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler 11:00 – 12:00Comic Book History of Comics – Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey 12:00 – 1:00Star Wars Adventures – Derek Charm, Landry Walker (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 12:00 – 1:00Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/ Batman – Freddie E. Williams II 12:00 – 1:00The Electric Sublime – W. Maxwell Prince 1:00 – 2:00Mr. Wormwood Goes To Washington – Ben Templesmith (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 2:00 – 3:00Top Shelf Soiree – Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Lauren Purje (You Might Be An Artist If…) 3:00 – 4:00First Strike – Mairghread Scott 3:00 – 4:00ROM – David Messina, Paolo Villanelli 3:00 – 4:00Transformers – Alex Milne 4:00 – 5:00Roots – Tara O’Connor (*Book Debut!) 5:00 – 6:00Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition – Louise Simonson (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 5:00 – 6:00Ragnarök – Walter Simonson 5:00 – 6:00Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez 6:00 – 7:00Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles –Michael Dialynas, Ulises Farinas, Ryan Ferrier, Mateus Santolouco, James Tynion IV
Friday, October 6th
10:45 – 11:15Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Max Landis, Arvind Ethan David (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details) 11:15 – 12:00IDW PDX Presents FULL BLEED – Cassey Kuo 11:15 – 12:00Top Shelf Soiree – Shannon Wheeler (Sh*t My President Says), Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots) 12:00 – 1:00DuckTales – Joe Caramagna 12:00 – 1:00Atomic Robo – Brian Clevinger, Scott Wegener 1:00 – 2:00Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez 1:00 – 3:00Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler (*Free Sketches!) 2:00 – 3:00The Beauty of Horror – Alan Robert 3:30 – 5:15Star Trek: New Visions – John Byrne (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details) 5:30 – 6:00Dirk Gently – Elijah Wood, SamuelBarnett, Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, Fiona Dourif, Mpho Koaho (*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
Plus! Don’t miss Peter Milligan & Tess Fowler signing Kid Lobotomy at St. Mark’s Comics Friday at 8 PM!
Saturday, October 7th
10:00 – 11:00Star Wars Adventures – Derek Charm, Jon Sommariva, Landry Walker (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 10:00 – 11:00First Strike – Mairghread Scott 11:00 – 12:00Samurai Jack – Fabian Rangel Jr. (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 11:00 – 12:00Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler 12:00 – 1:00Love is Love – Matthew Rosenberg, Chris Ryall, Cat Staggs 1:00 – 2:00Dirk Gently – Arvind Ethan David, Robert Hack, Ilias Kyriazis 1:00 – 2:00Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez 2:00 – 3:00Top Shelf Soiree –Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots), Janet Lee (Return of The Dapper Men) 2:00 – 3:00The Story of Men – Zep 2:00 – 3:00Siberia 56 – Alexis Sentenac 2:00 – 4:00Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler (*Free Sketches!) 3:00 – 4:00 Judge Dredd – Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas 3:00 – 4:00Assassinistas – Tini Howard 4:00 – 5:00Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition – Louise Simonson (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 4:00 – 5:00Ragnarök – Walter Simonson 5:00 – 6:00Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Michael Dialynas, Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas, Ryan Ferrier, Mateus Santolouco, 6:00 – 7:00Star Trek – Cecil Castellucci, Donny Cates, Cryssy Cheung,Marc Laming, Declan Shalvey
Sunday, October 8th
10:00 – 11:00Jem and the Holograms – Jen Bartel, Gisele Lagace 10:00 – 11:00Top Shelf Soiree – Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots), Lauren Purje (You Might Be An Artist If…) 11:00 – 12:00Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/ Batman, TMNT Adventures – Billy Martin, Jon Sommariva, Freddie E. Williams II 11:00 – 1:00Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler (*Free Sketches!) 12:00 – 1:00Assassinistas – Tini Howard 1:00 – 2:00My Little Pony – Ted Anderson, Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska, Sara Richard, Andy Price, Jeremy Whitley (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 2:00 – 3:00Star Wars Adventures – Elsa Charretier, Derek Charm, Pierrick Colinet, Cavan Scott, Landry Walker (*Check out the show exclusive variant!) 2:00 – 3:00DuckTales – Joe Caramagna 3:00 – 4:00Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez 4:00 – 5:00Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler
IDW PANEL SCHEDULE
Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday Celebration with IDW! Fri. October 6 | 1:45p.m. – 2:45p.m. | Room: 1A21
He swore off cons forever but the love of the King is bringing him back! IDW is proud to have Eisner Hall of Famer JOHN BYRNE return to NYCC for one time only—to join fellow Hall of Famer WALTER SIMONSON in a rousing discussing of JACK “THE KING” KIRBY, complete with a presentation of over 1,300 images of Kirby’s work. IDW President Greg Goldstein and CCO Chris Ryall will preside over this one-of-a-kind team-up tribute. Plus: all in attendance will receive a Jack Kirby birthday gift of their own!
IDW: PDX & Black Crown — Full Bleed at the Cross Street of Comics & Chaos! Fri. October 6 | 5:45p.m. – 6:45p.m. | Room: 1A02
Join IDW CCO ChrisRyall, Black Crown curator/editor ShellyBond and IDW: PDX Creative Director DirkWood for an action-packed mash-up panel, with the very future of comics at stake! Here’s your first chance to get the full scoop on IDW: PDX, and their maiden publication, FULL BLEED: The Comics and Culture Quarterly! And It’s the official launch of BLACK CROWN which means stalwarts PeterMilligan, TessFowler and TiniHoward will be on hand and expect more special guests! Peeks at unseen FULL BLEED artwork? Tales of what it’s like to interview Stephen King? Hardcore veterans & punk neophytes corrupting? You came to the right place!
IDW Publishing: Stars of2018
Sat. October 7 | 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. | Room: 1A02
What does IDW have planned for 2018 and beyond? Here's your first chance to find out! Join IDW CCO ChrisRyall, Group Editor SarahGaydos, and Editor JoeHughes, along with Sword of Ages creator Gabriel Rodriguez and other talented-creators-to-be-named-later as they show and tell all about IDW's upcoming slate of books, including a focus on our twin Stars, Star Wars and Star Trek! Bonus: everyone in attendance will receive a cool little promo item as well!
The First Official Sonic the Hedgehog/IDW Town Hall Sun. October 7 | 12:45p.m. – 1:45p.m. | Room: 1A02
At SDCC, IDW announced they were taking over Sonic the Hedgehog comics. The series won’t start until 2018 but this is the first official chance for fans to get in front of the editors to hear hints about what’s to come, share your history with Sonic, and have an informal meet-and-greet with IDW CCO ChrisRyall, Editor JoeHughes, and maybe a special guest! Everyone in attendance will leave with a special Sonic something, too! Join us on the ground floor of an all-new Sonic adventure, won’t you?
New & Noteworthy Titles from IDW Books and Top Shelf Sun. October 8 | 2:30p.m. – 3:30p.m. | Room: 1A18
Take a closer look at fall releases and hear the first details of Spring 2018 titles in this comprehensive panel featuring titles and creators from both Top Shelf and IDW.
The most diverse publishing house in comics takes to the stage for an hour-long celebration of the graphic novel. Hosted by IDW Senior Editor Justin Eisinger and Top Shelf's LeighWalton, join special guest creators in a lively discussion of upcoming releases and all things books.
IDW Con Exclusive Merch
Star Wars Adventures #1 Con Variant
Cover by Elsa Charretier limited to 500 copies
Star Wars Adventures #2 Con Variant
Cover by Tim Levins limited to 500 copies
DuckTales #1 B&W Con Variant
Cover by Marco Ghiglione, limited to 500 copies
Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #1 B&W Con Variant
Cover by Michael Avon Oeming limited to 250 copies
Wormwood: Mr. Wormwood Goes to Washington #1 Con Variant
Cover by Ben Templesmith
Star Trek New Visions John Byrne Photo Variant limited to 200 copies
* First 100 people to buy this book on FRIDAY morning (not Thursday) will get a wristband for the John Byrne signing on Friday from 3:30-5:30 pm.
Kid Lobotomy #1 Metallic Ink Con Variant
Cover by Tess Fowler limited to 250 copies
Kid Lobotomy #1 Blank Sketch Variant
Limited to 500 copies
Tom Whalen Variant Comic and Bonus Poster
Covers by Tom Whalen; Each comic comes with a FREE lithograph! Limited quantities available
My Little Pony: Legends of Magic Volume 1 Con Variant
Cover by Zachary Sterling limited to 200 copies
Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition NYCC Variant
Cover by Bernie Wrightson, Limited to 100 copies
Design by Walter Simonson
DuckTales Disney Archives Official Lithograph
Art by Jeff Smith, Limited to 100 numbered prints
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