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New York Comic-Con Convention Profile


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About This Event:

"New York Comic Con is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. Our show floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.

Our panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators. Our screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and TV shows months before they debut.

New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world -- Gotham City."


Thursday, October 11 - Sunday, October 14, 2012


Jacob K. Javits Center
New York City, New York

Special Guests:

  • Moyoco Anno, manga artist Sakuran, Happy Mania
  • Masakazu Katsura, character designer Tiger and Bunny and manga artist I"s and Video Girl Ai
  • Yoshitaka Amano, illustrator/character designer/artist Final Fantasy, Vampire Hunter D
  • Danny Choo, Japanese pop culture expert/author/blogger
  • Yu Asakawa, voice actor Vocaloid
  • Toshio Maeda, manga artist Urotsukidoji, La Blue Girl
  • Masakazu Ishiguro, manga artist Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru/And Yet the Town Moves
  • Jim Lee, co-publisher DC Comics and comics creator
  • Mike Mignola, comics creator Hellboy
  • More Anime/Manga Special Guests
  • More Comics Special Guests


  • Science fiction TV and movie screenings, including the previews of Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, The Conjuring, Carrie movie and more.
  • Panels on comics, sci-fi, video games, anime culture and fandom
  • Art classes lead by leading comics creators
  • Concert with Ben Folds Five on Thursday night
  • Kids Day programming on Sunday
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Live music performances
  • Workshops for librarians, retailers and parents
  • See latest announcements and schedule

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Registration Information and Admission Fees:


  • Single Day Passes - $45 (Friday and Sunday), $65 (Saturday)
  • Weekend (3-day) Passes - $75

Show Hours:

  • Thursday, October 11: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (only open to professionals, press and VIP pass-holders)
  • Friday, October 12: 10:00 pm – 7:00 pm (general admission)
  • Saturday, October 13: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 14: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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