The 7th annual New York Comic Con is under way in Manhattan with in excess of 100,000 fans, exhibitors and stars in attendance. With so much to see and do one could easily become overwhelmed and desire solace in a darkened room. However, before you do, check out these highlights: –

All New X-Men #1 © Marvel Comics

Friday 12:15pm

Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso and senior editor Nick Lowe, along with writers and artists Rick Remender, Dennis Hopeless and Peter David discuss the future of the X-Men. Expect lots of Marvel NOW! news out of this one.

Friday 4pm

Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, along with Kevin Shinick and Clare Grant discuss Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken.

Saturday 2:15pm

Exclusive footage of The Bay, from the producers of Paranormal Activity, is presented by director Barry Levinson. A small town is plunged into absolute terror and the relevant authorities believed they had buried the truth about the tragedy which claimed over 700 lives. Now a reporter has uncovered footage revealing the cover up and what happened.

Saturday 5pm

The Walking Dead returns on the eve of the premier of Season 3 – see new footage at Saturday’s panel and learn what is to come of our band of heroes. In attendance, Robert Kirkman, Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira and David Morrissey who is set to feature as ‘the Governor’.

The Walking Dead Season 3 © AMC

Sunday 12:15pm

Editor Mike Marts, with David Finch, Kyle Higgins, Grant Morrison, Scott Snyder and more discuss the future of Batman. Expect much talk of The Joker and his return in ‘Death of the Family‘.

And don’t forget our previously announced Image Comics highlights and Aspen Comics exclusives.

NYCC takes place this weekend, October 12-14th!

Published by Mark Brassington

Father and Husband. Works in Corporate Banking. Loves Books, Comics, Cycling, Music, Games, going to the Gym and Writing.

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