Over 2,400 miles east from Sacramento, CA, a comic book convention of grand proportions is currently in full effect. The Empire State is throwing one heck of a spectacle as the New York Comic Con entertains the masses with their very special literary, big screen and animated guests. Here's just a few of the big names attending the big show over at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
From the television and film arena, names like Adam Horowitz (Once Upon a Time ), Aisha Taylor (Archer, 24 ), Alex Borstein (Family Guy, MadTV ), Alfonso Herrera (The Exorcist ), Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead ), Anthony Bourdain (Hungry Ghosts, Parts Unknown ), Ben Daniels (The Exorcist ), Billie Piper (Doctor Who ), Bruce Campbell (Ash vs Evil Dead ), Amy "Lita" Dumas (WWE ), Austin St. John (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers ), Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ), Lennie James (The Walking Dead ), Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series ), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead, The Boondock Saints ), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Star Talk, Cosmos ) and numerous more!
Representing the comic world, names like Afua Richardson (Black Panther: World of Wakanda), Alex Maleev (Daredevil ), Darryl "DMC" McDaniels (Darryl Makes Comics ), David F. Walker (Luke Cage ), David Finch ( Batman ), Ed McGuiness (Spider-Man/Deadpool, Astonishing X-Men ), Fabian Nicieza (Deadpool ), Geoff Johns (DC Comics), Gerry Conway (The Punisher ), Greg Capullo (Batman ), John Leguizamo (Ghetto Klown ), Joshua Williamson (The Flash ), Joyce Chin (Red Sonja ), Nick Dragotta (East of West ), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Outcast ), Sara Pichelli (Spider-Man ), Scott Snyder (All Star Batman, Dark Knights Metal ), Sean Gordon Murphy (Tokyo Ghost ), Tom King (Batman, Sheriff of Babylon ) and Yuko Ota (Lucky Penny ), amongst others.
Guests from the novel and literary world include such names as Max Brooks (World War Z, The Zombie Survival Guide ), Danielle Vega (The Merciless ), R.L. Stine (Goosebumps ), Celeste Lim (The Crystal Ribbon ), Jodi Meadows (The Orphan Queen duology ), Jonathan Hennessey (Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father ), Jordanna Max Brodsky (The Immortals ), Pierce Brown (Red Rising ) and so many more.
Believe it or not, this is only a portion of what's going down in New York right now. Having kicked off on Thursday, NYCC is in full swing with no sign of slowing down until closing time on Sunday night. If you're in New York this weekend, head on over to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center at 655 W 34th Street on the island of Manhattan. Whether your a film/TV watcher, a comic lover or a fan of a good book in the morning, you're bound to love every second of this huge event.
So, what're you waiting for? Get yourself over to the Big Apple now!
For more info, go to www.newyorkcomiccon.com