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New York Comic Con 2013 Survival Guide

New York Comic Con is October 10-13 and if you’re planning on hitting up the Big Apple’s largest pop culture event of the year, we’ve got the ultimate guide for the panels, events, photo-ops, and autograph sessions you’ve got to check out.

Now keep in mind, this is just a sample of all the crazy goodness that you can see while there, particularly if you’re a regular Redbubbler. If you want to full rundown head over to the NYCC website.

Now first thing’s first, you’ve got to make sure you head over to artist alley and say hello to Redbubble artists Karen Hallion (booth #Q4) and Douglas Holgate (booth #W15)

Then, here’s what you must see:

Thursday:

2:15 pm – 1:15 pm How to Get Press Coverage (for Small Press Publishers) 1A08

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Protect It and Publish It – Creating and Protecting your Comic Book Property 1A03

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Women in Comics 1A15

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm 60 Years of Bazooka Joe 1A01

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Bill Plympton’s “Cheatin’” & Kickstarter 1A08

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Protect It and Publish It – Meeting and Negotiating with Publishers 1A03

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm You’ve Broken Into Comics, Now What? Becoming a Comics Pro and Managing Your Expectations
 1A14

6:45 pm – 7:45 pm Crowdfunding Your Vision: How to Achieve the Results You Want 1A03

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm NYCC Thursday Night Kickoff with Comedy Mutant Featuring Janeane Garofalo, Brian Posehn, Myq Kaplan, Mike Drucker and More Main Stage 1-D

Friday:

 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Comics, Hollywood – What Creators Need to Know 1A08

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm He’s Back! Celebrate Chucky’s 25th Anniversary with the Creators & Cast Main Stage 1-D

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Image Comics: Behind the Creations 1A14

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Editors on Editing 1A08

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm How Puppets Are Made Workshop with Puppeteer Noel MacNeal Family Room 1B02

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm I Have No Sewing Machine, But I Must Cosplay! (NYCC Edition) 1A03

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm The NYC Game Design Underground 1A10

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Drawing Workshop with Graphic Artist Diana Leto Family Room 1B02

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Drawing Workshop with Cartoonist John-Marc Grob Family Room 1B02

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm MARVEL: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way 1A22

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Page 1 – Panel 1 (Comic Book Writing & Art Tutorial) 1A08

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Beautiful Books: Graphic Design in Comics & Graphic Novels 1A01

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm DC Comics – Batman Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverage Co.

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm CBLDF: The Secret Origins of Comics Censorship! 1A03

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Oldboy Main Stage 1-D

6:45 pm – 7:45 pm Beer and Comics: NYCC edition 1A08

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Cyanide and Happiness Show! 1A10

Saturday:

11:15 am – 12:15 pm 50 Years of Doctor Who 1A23

12:00 pm – 5:30 pm David Duchovny Autographing Autographing Table 14 (also Sunday)

12:00 pm – 5:30 pm Gillian Anderson Autographing Autographing Table 15 (also Sunday)

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm John Barrowman Autographing Autographing Table 12 (also Sunday)

12:00 pm – 8:00 pm William Shatner Autographing Autographing Table 2 (also Sunday)

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm The Mythbusters Present – A Punkin Chunkin Extravaganza 1A22

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Jim Steranko signing: A1/Hero Initiative NYCC exclusive print Autographing Booth # 2142

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm The Mary Sue Presents Representation in Geek Media 1A01

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Main Stage 1-D

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Celebrating 36 Years of Judge Dredd, Sláine and 2000 AD! 1A15

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm AMC’s The Walking Dead Main Stage 1-D

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm John Barrowman Q&A Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverage Co.

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Vertigo: Defy 1A22

8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Wikia [LIVE] Cosplay Contest 1A06

Sunday:

11:00 am – 11:30 am Patrick Stewart and William Shatner Photo Op Photo Op Booth, Autographing Area

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Star Wars Origami 1A03

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Women of Marvel 1A06

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm CBLDF: Raising a Reader 1A01

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm End Bullying! Responding to Cruelty in Our Culture 1A14

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm William Shatner Q&A 1A22

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Gillian Anderson & David Duchovny Talk X-Files Main Stage 1-D

 

Remember, head over here to find out even more fun stuff to see at this year’s NYCC and make sure you share anything you might see in the comments or with us on Twitter @Redbubble.

[Header image by Karen Hallion]

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