• New York Comic Con Releases 2015 Panel Schedule

    Yeah. The Javits center has never looked that good.

    Well folks, New York Comic Con is only 34 days away—(I MUST PACK!)—so of course news is going to start trickling in as the next five weeks go by.

    Yes, I am keeping my eyes peeled for exclusive announcements.

    Anyways, Reed Pop—the organizing company behind NYCC and several other comic conventions—has released their initial Panels and Screenings schedule for NYCC 2015/ Why only initial? They're not done posting it yet. Meaning there is a possibility of this expanding.

    So for those of you attending NYCC 2015, you know aside from me, you can check out the initial schedule after the break!

    Thursday—October 8th

    IDW & Top Shelf: The Best Panel of All Time
    Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    This is the big one! Join IDW Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall, along with VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, and Editor Sarah Gaydos, along with a host of special guests, as they blow away a room full of shocked comic Fans. Comic and Celebrity guests you won’t believe! Shocking announcements! Amazing prizes! Q&A! This one will have it all.

    Friday—October 9th

    Drawing My Little Pony with the MLP Comic Artists Tony Fleecs & Agnes Garbowska
    Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    Hey kids! Love ponies? Love drawing? Do you love comic books?! Then this workshop is for you. Join My Little Pony comic book artists Agnes Garbowska and Tony Fleecs for an hour of art, instruction, questions, answers, friendship, magic* and of course...ponies! *No actual magic will be performed. Mostly it's just drawing.

    Saturday—October 10th

    Drawing Workshop with Andy Price
    Time: 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    Since issue 1, Andy Price has been the lead pencil/ink artist for the record breaking My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic comic from IDW Publishing. MLP has reached worldwide distribution, won 2 Diamond Gem awards and reached over a million issues sold in under a year!

    Basic Drawing with Thom Zahler
    Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    My Little Pony and Love and Capes Artist Thom Zahler will show kids the basics of drawing, and will walk them through drawing a My Little Pony character.

    Sunday—October 11th

    How to Draw with Katie Cook!
    Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    Come join Katie Cook (My Little Pony, Star Wars, Gronk) as she takes kid's suggestions and teaches everyone how to draw all things adorable! This will be a rapid-fire, fun, weird, awesome, interactive time and Katie will probably only mention her cat twice*. (*lie.)

    Drawing Ponies and Bringing Them to Life!
    Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    In this drawing class, cover artist for IDW's My Little Pony, Sara Richard will show you how to draw a pony using easy simple structures and also show you animation drawing techniques to give that pony life! Make a pegasus swoop, a unicorn twirl and an earth pony jump! Give your favorite pony of the comics or original pony character life!

    IDW: KIDS Comics and More
    Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Room: 1A18

    IDW loves comics as much as you do, so come find out what's new for 2016! My Little Pony, Disney, Angry Birds, TMNT, Transformers, Skylanders, and more! Want to learn how to make your own comics? Come prepared with questions for the Panel, including editor Sarah Gaydos and marketing-marvel Rosalind Morehead; plus writers and artists of all your favorite all-ages books! Free comics for the kids!

    My Little Pony Drawing Workshop with Diana Leto
    Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Room: Family HQ – 1C01

    CALLING ALL BRONIES!! Artist Diana Leto, from IDW's My Little Pony hit comic series, will teach you all of her tricks and techniques to bring your favorite ponies to life. Her Halloween issue will be hot off the presses, so it is guaranteed to be a spooky fun time!