Other Conventions

The Marvel Experience Announces Tour Dates [UPDATE 2]

Along with the Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N Exhibit in New York City, Marvel has also licensed its name and characters to Hero Ventures for The Marvel Experience. Billed as the world’s first hyper-reality tour, Hero Ventures announced the first dates and locations of the Experience at New York Comic Con’s Marvel booth today. A preview in Phoenix starting this December will be followed ... Read More »

Comic-Con International Hands APE Back to Founder

Comic-Con International will be down to only hosting two conventions a year after this weekend. Thanks to Bleeding Press, we now know that CCI has decided to hand back APE — the Alternative Press Expo — to the man who funded the convention in 1994, Dan Vado. Bleeding Cool discovered that in the program for this year’s event, a notice ... Read More »

Dark Horse Announces New York Comic Con 2014 Signing Schedule

New York Comic Con is less than a week away, and fans of comics publisher Dark Horse will be pleased to know that the company has finally announced its complete signing schedule for the convention, and that it’s full of exciting talent and properties. Headed to New York will be talent from Dark Horse books Hellboy and the B.P.R.D., Elfquest, Avatar: The ... Read More »

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Review

For all the talk of San Diego Comic-Con versus New York Comic Con, San Diego has New York beat by a wide margin in at least one area: offsite events. Although NYCC has taken strides this year in expanding its offsite presence, in part through a new Super Week program which gives those who purchased the additional card access to ... Read More »

Mezco Toyz Announces ‘Breaking Bad’ New York Comic Con Exclusive

Mezco Toyz is heading to New York Comic Con next week with an exclusive that should have fans of Breaking Bad pulling out their wallets. The toy manufacturer is smaller than some of the exclusive giants (Hasbro, Mattel, etc.), they still hold some exciting licenses, and offered several great exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year. Of their licenses ... Read More »

Square Enix Announces Deathstroke Exclusive for NYCC

Square Enix, the licensed collectibles maker and video game company behind such titles as Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts, made some of our favorite exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con this year. Now, they’re bringing their beautiful collectibles to New York Comic Con in October, starting with the Batman: Arkham Origins PLAY ARTS – KAI – Deathstroke. The PVC figure stands ... Read More »

WB Unveils NYCC 2014 Panels and Screenings

Warner Bros. TV has announced its lineup of panels for this year’s NYCC with showings from five shows. The line up includes fan-favorites The Following and Person Of Interest as well as anticipated newcomers Constantine, Gotham and Forever. The Following will be making its third trip back to the Big Apple with stars Kevin Bacon and Shawn Ashmore, as well as executive producer ... Read More »