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

In Other Conventions by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

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

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Fugitive Toys Bringing Funko ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Loki Exclusives to NYCC

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Funko may not be one of the exhibitors for New York Comic Con, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be represented on the show floor. Thanks to PopVinyl.net, we now know of at least two Marvel Funko exclusives heading for NYCC — and how you can get your hands on them now. Fugitive Toys, frequent collaborated with Funko, will be … Read More

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Square Enix Announces Deathstroke Exclusive for NYCC

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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

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WB Unveils NYCC 2014 Panels and Screenings

In Other Conventions by Meg DowneyLeave a Comment

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

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Marvel Heads to New York Comic Comic with ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’, More [UPDATE]

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Not only is Disney taking two of its most anticipated feature films, Big Hero 6 and Tomorrowland, to New York Comic Con as we reported last week, but it’s also bringing some of the most anticipated Marvel titles – at least in the TV world. New York Comic Con announced today that some of Marvel’s biggest TV properties will be … Read More

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Disney Heads to New York Comic Con With ‘Tomorrowland’, ‘Big Hero 6’

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

After a weak showing for Walt Disney Studios this year at San Diego Comic-Con (aside from the Marvel production arm), Disney is heading to New York Comic Con in October in a much bigger way. The studio announced today that they will head to NYCC on Thursday, October 9, and are bringing several of the biggest movies on their slate … Read More

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Under The Tents: New York Comic-Con Edition

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Even though the Plaza is empty and the tents have been put away for their long winter’s nap, the convention scene is still buzzing with news of the San Diego Convention Center expansion and what might now end up being North America’s largest comics convention in terms of attendance, New York Comic-Con. So we figured, like a bunch of geeks … Read More

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How Does New York Comic-Con Stack Up Against SDCC?

In Guides, Other Conventions by Jeremy Rutz9 Comments

San Diego Comic-Con is still “king of the hill” when it comes to North American comic conventions. However, if there is one other which comes close, it’s New York Comic-Con. Started in 2006 with an attendance count of about 33,000, the convention has seized the wave of “con-fever” that has taken hold of geeks everywhere, growing to 116,000 in 2012 … Read More

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The Curious Habits of Digital Comics Readers

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Digital is fast becoming the preferred method for comic book distribution and consumption. A recent report stated digital sales accounted for nearly one-fifth of all comic book sales in 2012, a 13% increase from the year before. Today, over 25% of Americans own laptops, smartphones, and tablets – and have been the catalyst for these digital sales. ComiXology, the leader … Read More

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New York Comic-Con : Our Top Programming Picks for Saturday and Sunday

In Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

New York Comic-Con hits Manhattan this week, and as the second-largest comic convention in North America many of our readers from around the globe, as are we, are making the trip. In combing through the programming schedule for our own planning, we wanted to share what we feel are the highlights with our readers who may be attending, as well … Read More