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NYCC 2012: DC Comics New York Comic-Con Schedule

Posted By: Staff
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 09:07


Thursday, October 11


5:00-6:00pm DC Collectibles

DCE Panelists: Jim Fletcher, Ryan Mansour, Nancy Spears

Talent: Lee Bermejo, Sean Galloway, Jim Lee

Moderator: John Cunningham

Action figures, statues, busts, PVC figures…DC Collectibles has them all – and more! Join the DC Collectibles crew led by DCE’s Co-Publisher Jim Lee with Director – Creative Services Jim Fletcher, Director – Product Management Ryan Mansour, Executive Director – Business Development Nancy Spears, artist Lee Bermejo and others to hear how they come up with so many great products, and what’s coming up from comics’ top makers of awesome collectibles!Room 1A06


6:30-7:30pm DC COMICS – THE NEW 52: Superman

DCE Panelists: Matt Idelson

Talent: Mahmud Asrar, Tony Daniel, Andy Diggle, Sholly Fisch, Cully Hamner, Mike Johnson, Grant Morrison

Moderator: Bob Wayne

Since the launch of the New 52, Superman has been flying higher than ever! Join Group Editor Matt Idelson and SUPER talent Mahmud Asrar (Supergirl), Mike Johnson (Supergirl) and Grant Morrison (Action Comics) to take fans new and old up, up and away with a sneak peak at what’s in store for Superman.  Room 1A10


Friday, October 12


10:15-11:00am DC Entertainment: Talent Search 
Moderator: Alex Antone

Join DCE’s New Talent Administrator, Alex Antone, for an informative orientation session that will explain how DCE’s Talent Search works and discuss the different needs of the DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine brands. If you want to learn what DCE looks for in artists and how to improve your chances of becoming a working professional, then this is the panel for you! In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory. (Please note: Not all attendees are guaranteed a one-on-one review.)  Room 1A07


12:30-1:30pm DCE: From Concept to Page

DCE Panelists: Chris Conroy, Matt Idelson

Talent: Tony Akins, Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang, Jared Fletcher

Moderator: John Cunningham

What does it take to create a new comic book? Find out at this amazing panel, where DCE has assembled the entire creative team of a comic book, including the editor, writer, penciller, inker and more! Learn how a new project is developed before the script is even written, and the many steps that happen after the artwork is complete! Room 1E13


1:30-2:30pm Vertigo: A View from the Cutting Edge of Comics
DCE Panelist(s): Berger, Bond, Dennis
Talent: Rafael Albuquerque, Brian Azzarello, Ryan Kelly, Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nugyen, Scott Snyder, Bill Willingham
Moderator: John Cunningham
Join the writers and artists behind the acclaimed and award-winning brand for a panel about the weird, the wild and the always unexpected with all-star talent including Rafael Albuquerque(American Vampire), Brian Azzarello (Spaceman), Ryan Kelly (Saucer Country), Jeff Lemire(Sweet Tooth), Dustin Nguyen (American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares), Scott Snyder (American Vampire), Bill Willingham (Fables, Fairest) and more Vertigo blood! Room 1A23


2:45-3:45pm DC Comics: Green Lantern – The Third Army Arrives

DCE Panelists: Matt Idelson, Pat McCallum

Talent: Peter Tomasi, Aaron Kuder

Moderator: Bob Wayne

The Corps are decimated, Hal Jordan is missing, and a new Green Lantern is chosen! Third Army is here, and the universe will never be the same! Join the will power of Peter Tomasi (Green Lantern Corps), Aaron Kuder (Green Lantern: New Guardians) and more as they unravel the mysteries of the Third Army and what the universe has in store for Green Lantern! Room 1E07


4:15-5:15pm DC Comics All Access: Before Watchmen

DCE Panelists: Mark Chiarello, Will Dennis

Talent: Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Amanda Conner, Eduardo Risso, Bill Sienkewicz

Moderator: John Cunningham

It’s not the end of the world. It’s the beginning! Before Watchmen is here so you don’t miss this panel about the most talked about comic book series of 2012! Join Brian Azzarello (Before Watchmen: Comedian), Lee Bermejo (Before Watchmen: Rorschach), Amanda Conner (Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre), Eduardo Risso (Before Watchmen: Moloch), Bill Sienkewicz (Before Watchmen: Nite Owl) and others as they talk about this game-changing event! Hurm! Room 1E13


Saturday, October 13


11:00am-12:00 pm DC Entertainment: Talent Search

Moderator: Mark Chiarello

Join DCE’s Editorial Art Director, Mark Chiarello, for an informative orientation session that will explain how DCE’s Talent Search works and discuss the different needs of the DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine brands. If you want to learn what DCE looks for in artists and how to improve your chances of becoming a working professional, then this is the panel for you! In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory. (Please note: Not all attendees are guaranteed a one-on-one review.)  Room 1A01


12:15-1:15pm Mad about MAD

DCE Panelists: John Ficarra, Ryan Flanders, Sam Viviano

Talent: Peter Kuper, Drew Friedman, Al Jaffee

Moderator: Bob Wayne

Often imitated but never duplicated, MAD is the country’s best-selling humor magazine! Join MAD Magazine editor John Ficarra, art director Sam Viviano, legendary contributors Al Jaffe, Peter Kuper and Drew Friedman for a wise-cracking Q&A that’s bound to be, well, MAD! Room 1A23


1:30-2:30pm DC COMICS – THE NEW 52

DCE Panelist(s): Bobbie Chase, Bob Harras

Talent: Bernard Chang, Joshua Fialkov, Adam Glass, Aaron Kuder, Jeff Lemire, Paul Levitz, Howard Mackie, Christy Marx, Jimmy Palmiotti

Moderator: John Cunningham

DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 and THE NEW 52: Wave 2 were the most talked about industry-shattering events in the comic book industry! And now with Zero month, we’re not done making news by a long shot! Come by and be a part of history as we discuss what’s coming next in this exciting time for DC Entertainment with Bernard Chang (Demon Knights), Joshua Fialkov (I, Vampire), Adam Glass (Suicide Squad), Aaron Kuder (Green Lantern: New Guardians), Jeff Lemire (Animal Man, Justice League Dark), Paul Levitz (Legion of Super-Heroes), Howard Mackie (Ravagers), Christy Marx (Sword of Sorcery), Jimmy Palmiotti (All-Star Western) and more. Room 1E07


4:00–5:00pm Vertigo – Fables: 10th Anniversary! 
DCE Panelists: Bond
Talent: Phil Jimenez, Matt Sturges, Sean E. Williams, Bill Willingham
Moderator: John Cunningham
Come join in the party as Fables celebrates its 10th anniversary at New York Comic Con! Join Bill Willingham, creator of the multi-Eisner Award winning series Fables and Fairest, Group EditorShelly BondPhil Jimenez (Fairest), Matt Sturges (Fairest) and others as they look back on 10 years of the amazing journey that is Fables, plus an in depth look into what the future holds! Don’t miss this panel that is truly legendary. Room 1A23


5:15-6:15pm DC Comics: Justice League

DCE Panelist(s): Brian Cunningham

Talent: Brian Buccellato, Cliff Chiang, David Finch, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Francis Manapul, Joe Prado, Ivan Reis

Moderator: Bob Wayne

The world’s greatest heroes – the Justice League – have never been more exciting! Comics’ top talent – writer Geoff Johns and artist Jim Lee – continue their historic team up on DC Comics’ best selling Justice League while Johns launches the all-new Justice League of America with all-star artist David Finch! Join Johns, Lee, Brian Buccellato (The Flash), Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman), David Finch (Justice League of America, Batman: The Dark Knight), Francis Manapul(The Flash), Joe Prado (Aquaman), Ivan Reis (Aquaman) and more to explore some of DC Comics’ spectacular titles! Room 1E07


Sunday, October 14


11:00am-12:00pm DC Entertainment: Meet the Co-Publishers

DCE Panelist(s): Dan DiDio, Jim Lee

Moderator: Bob Wayne

As Co-Publishers of DC Entertainment, Jim Lee and Dan DiDio are the driving forces behind DC COMICS – THE NEW 52, DC’s digital initiative, Before Watchmen, and much more. This up-close-and-personal panel gives you a chance to step up and ask questions about your favorite comic book Publisher publishers! Say that five times fast! Room 1A21


12:15-1:15pm DC Comics: Batman – Death Comes to Gotham

DCE Panelist(s): Michael Marts

Talent: David Finch, Kyle Higgins, Gregg Hurwitz, Grant Morrison, Scott Snyder, Peter Tomasi, James Tynion IV

Moderator: John Cunningham

Gotham City’s Night of the Owls may be over – but the fallout will affect Batman’s hometown for years to come! And with the Joker’s return, things will never be the same! Find out what’s on the horizon for the Dark Knight and his crimefighting cohorts in this panel featuring Batman Group Editor Mike Marts, with David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight), Kyle Higgins (Nightwing), Gregg Hurwitz (Batman: The Dark Knight), Grant Morrison (Batman, Incorporated), Scott Snyder(Batman), Peter Tomasi (Batman & Robin), James Tynion IV (Talon) and more! Room 1E13


2:30-3:30pm Drawing DC: Kids Edition

DCE Panelist(s): Larry Ganem

Talent: Franco, Christopher Jones, Dustin Nguyen

Moderator: Larry Ganem

What does it take to remake a universe? Immensely talented artists! Join the Eisner Award winningFranco (Superman Family Adventures), the sensational Christopher Jones (Young Justice) and the ever dynamic Dustin Nguyen (Batman Beyond) as they showcase their artistic talents! Room 1A06


* Please note that panelists are subject to change; please come by the DCE booth for any updates.