The biggest pop culture event in North America is almost here. Of course, we're talking about New York Comic Con 2023. Get ready for the comics, movies, TV shows, and games you adore - along with what will undoubtedly be your next big favs you don't even know about yet.
The 2023 New York Comic Con is coming Thursday, October 12 through Sunday, October 15, and the entire Popverse staff (and a few talented friends) will be there for all the action (and yes, the sleep afterwards).
Who are the New York Comic Con 2023 guests?
The initial wave of guests for NYCC 2023 have been revealed, touching on the movies, tv, and comics you love – and Popverse covers every day.
The headlining guests are Chris Evans (Avengers, Knives Out) and Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), with a plethora of additional guests from comics, film, television, literature, and even wrestling.
From comics, you can look forward to Rachel Smythe, Jorge Jimenez, Rick Remender, Gerry Duggan, Jenny Frison, Matt Kindt, Zeb Webbs, Ryan Ottley, Adi Granov, Chris Claremont, Daniel Warren Johnson, Chrissie Zullo, Tom Taylor, Greg Capullo, and Scott Snyder. Check out the amazing Artist Alley line-up!
On the literary front, both Cassandra Clare and V.E. Schwab have been confirmed – with more to be announced leading up to the event.
For fans of film and TV, joining Evans and McGregor are David Tennant, Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Rhys Darby, Sean Gunn, John Carpenter, Zachari Levi, Katee Sachoff, Simon Kassianides, Mercedes Varnado, Ron Perlman, Con O’Neill, Vico Ortiz, Kristian Nairn, Nathan Foad, Matthew Maher, Diane Guerrero, Kathy Najimy, and Babish and the Babish Culinary Universe.
On the wrestling side, AEW stars Sting, FTR, and Jamie Hayter will be there – and you can count on NJPW’s Mercedes Mone (aka Mandalorian actor Mercees Varnado) being there as well.
If you’re a fan of animation and video games, some of the world’s top voice actors will be at NYCC 2023. That includes Tress Macnielle, Ashley Eckstein, Shameik Moore, Kaiji Tang, Adam McArthur, Anne Yatco, Matthew Lanter, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker, Maurice Lamarche, Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Aaron Dismuke, Sara Widenheft, Ryan Colt Levy, and Reagan Murdock.
What are the NYCC 2023 panels?
The panels are big, and Popverse is built to get the biggest of the big to you so you can be there, from anywhere. Popverse will be filming most of the major panels at New York Comic Con 2023, some of which you'll be able to livestream for free (thanks to our sponsors), and others you'll be able to watch via VOD by becoming a paid Popverse member or a NYCC 2023 digital ticket holder.
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Here's a list of the confirmed panels Popverse will be filming along with links now you can bookmark for each specific panel. All times are Eastern time zone:
NYCC 2023 Thursday, October 12 panels
|11:00 AM||Critical Role||Matthew Mercer, Laura Bailey, Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Sam Riegel, Taliesen Jaffe,vLiam O’Brien, and Travis Willingham||Free livestream brought to you by Tumblr. Welcome back. Followed by VOD for Popverse members and NYCC '23 Digital Ticketholders|
|12:45 PM||The official Dragon Ball panel||To be announced||Free livestream brought to you by Tumblr. Welcome back. Followed by VOD for Popverse members and NYCC '23 Digital Ticketholders|
|2:30 PM||Ewan McGregor spotlight||Ewan McGregor, and Popverse's Ashley V. Robinson moderating||Free livestream brought to you by Tumblr. Welcome back. Followed by VOD for Popverse members and NYCC '23 Digital Ticketholders|
|2:45 PM||Dr. Stone Season 3 (Part 2) panel||To be announced||Free livestream brought to you by DoorDash. Followed by VOD for Popverse members and NYCC '23 Digital Ticketholders|
|4:15 PM||Hulu's Futurama panel||To be announced||Free livestream brought to you by DoorDash. Followed by VOD for Popverse members and NYCC '23 Digital Ticketholders|
|7:00 PM||Blumhouse's Blumfest 2023||Jason Blum|
NYCC 2023 Friday, October 13 panels
|1:30 PM||Audible Presents: Slayers: A Buffyverse Story||Amber Benson, Charisma Carpenter, Emma Caulfield Ford, James Charles Leary, Juliet Landau, James Marsters, Laya DeLeon Hayes, Christopher Golden||Free livestream brought to you by DoorDash. Followed by VOD for Popverse members and NYCC '23 Digital Ticketholders|
|1:30 PM||Attack on TItan 10 Year Anniversary & Dub panel||To be announced|
|3:00 PM||Disney+'s Goosebumps panel||To be announced|
|5:00 PM||My Hero Academia season 6 OVA panel||To be announced|
|6:00 PM||FX's Archer panel||to be announced|
|6:45 PM||USA and Syfy's Chucky season 3 panel||To be announced|
|8:30 PM||Eli Roth's THanksgiving movie panel||Eli Roth|
NYCC 2023 Saturday, October 14 panels
|10:45 AM||Rhys Darby, Con O’Neill, Nathan Foad, Vico Ortiz, Kristian Nairn, and Matthew Maher in conversation||Rhys Darby, Con O’Neill, Nathan Foad, Vico Ortiz, Kristian Nairn, and Matthew Maher with Popverse's Veronica Valencia moderating|
|11:00 AM||Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, Chukwudi Iwuji & Pom Klementieff In Conversation||Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, Chukwudi Iwuji & Pom Klementieff with Popverse's Ashley V. Robinson moderating|
|12:30 PM||Chris Evans spotlight||Chris Evans, with Popverse's Veronica Valencia moderating||Free livestream brought to you by Tumblr. Welcome back. This panel will not be available on-demand afterwards due to the content creators.|
|12:30 PM||Fox Entertainment presents Krapopolis and Grimsburg||To be announced|
|3:30 PM||Prime Video Presents: The Power of Prime||To be announced|
|6:15 PM||Matthew Vaughn: Argylle's Master of Madness||Matthew Vaughn|
|6:30 PM||One Piece Dub Villains panel||To be announced|
|8:00 PM||Cosplay Central Crown Championships||To be announced||Free livestream and on-demand afterwards brought to you by DoorDash.|
NYCC 2023 Sunday, October 15 panels
|1:15 PM||Disney+'s Percy Jackson and the Olympians||To be announced|
|2:00 PM||Cosplay Central Costume Showcase||To be announced|
What companies will be at NYCC 2023?
Yes, the big ones will be here: we can confirm that Marvel, DC, Bandai Namco, Crunchyroll, Funko, Toei Animation, and VIZ all have plans for the show.
In addition to Marvel, DC, and VIZ, other comic publishers with plans to be at NYCC 2023 include Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, Vault Comics, Bad Idea, Source Point Press, Mad Cave Studiso, Mad Ghost, and Stranger Comics.
Who from Popverse will be at NYCC 2023?
The entire Popverse team - Chris Arrant (Editor-in-Chief), Tiffany Babb (Deputy Editor), Veronica Valencia (Video Producer), Ashley V. Robinson (Video Producer), and Graeme McMillan (Staff Writer) - along with several of our talented friends including (but not limited to) Jeremy Ross (ReedPop marketing manager), Illianna Gonzalez-Soto (ReedPop marketing coordinator), as well as Grant DeArmitt, Vito Scutti, Josh Bertone, Jim McDermott, Chloe Mavael, Pierce Lydon, and Kevin Wood. And the illustrous Dave Buesing and Avery Kaplan will be working remotely, giving us the big picture of what's happening in and around the event.
Popverse has several major panels planned, including (but not limited to):
- The Ewan McGregor spotlight panel
- The Chris Evans spotlight panel
- The David Tennant spotlight panel
- Rhys Darby, Con O’Neill, Nathan Foad, Vico Ortiz, Kristian Nairn, and Matthew Maher in conversation panel
- Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, Chukwudi Iwuji & Pom Klementieff In Conversation
- The Steve Ditko family panel
- Meet the Comics Press panel
- A live Enter the Popverse panel
- a Popverse Trivia panel
Keep an eye on this page for more details on the NYCC 2023 guests, panels, exclusives, and more.
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