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New York Comic Con panels to catch: From Skybound Comics to Marvel

New York Comic Con started Oct. 6, 2016, at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. People from all over come dressed as their favorite character and to see what new content is being released. (Credit: Angel Zayas)

There is a ton of programming at New York Comic Con. We dug through the big list and picked out some cool panels to check out.


Skybound Comics Preview with Robert Kirkman

“The Walking Dead” creator is on a bunch of panels, starting with this one. He’ll be talking about some of the new content coming from his Image Comics imprint. (12:30-1 p.m., NYCC Live Stage)


‘Tetris: The Game that Hypnotized the World’

Learn the history of the game with Box Brown (“Tetris: The Games People Play”), Dan Ackerman (“The Tetris Effect”) and Eric Zimmerman (“Rules of Play”). (2:45-3:45 p.m., Room 1A18)



‘BBC America Takeover Featuring Doctor Who, Class and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’

Meet many of the cast members and crew of “Doctor Who,” the “Who” spinoff “Class” and “Dirk Gently’s.” (10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Theater at MSG)


‘Marvel: 50 Years of Black Panther’

With a new comic and a movie in 2018, Black Panther is back in the spotlight with a discussion featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze and Christopher Priest. (11 a.m.-noon, Room 1A06)


‘DC’s Young Animal’

Get the lowdown on DC Comics’ hip new imprint curated by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way, who is also a pretty amazing writer, with two new titles: “Doom Patrol” and “Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye.” (1:30-2:30 p.m., Room 1A06)



‘Valiant x Super Power Beat Down: Top-Secret Project’

The acclaimed New York City comic publisher showcases the new live-action feature series from YouTube stars Super Power Beat Down. (2:45-3:45 p.m., Room 1A21)


‘Archie Comics Forever: 75 Years of Storytelling’

The world’s most famous teenager turns 75, and Jon Goldwater, Victor Gorelick, Mike Pellerito and Alex Segura are here to let you know what Archie and the gang are up to, including a new series on CW, “Riverdale,” and new takes on the classic comic titles. (3-4 p.m., Room 1A05)



‘Vulture Presents Saturday Night Live, the Day After — SNL Head Writers in Conversation with Jesse David Fox’

“Saturday Night Live” writers Bryan Tucker, Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly will sit down with Vulture senior editor Jesse David Fox to dish about the legendary sketch show. (2:30-3:30 p.m., Room 1A24)

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