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NYCC 2022: 10 Panels, Previews, and Events You Must See

New York Comic Con is Back and Bigger than ever in 2022.



NYCC is back and finally at full capacity this October 6th-9th. The greatest pop culture convention on the East Coast has something to offer everyone from TV, movies, video games, and collectibles to what started it all: comics! We’ve put together this sampling of things we think you’d enjoy checking out.

HBO Max’s “Velma”


Ever wonder how Velma Dinkley came to be the nerdiest (and sexiest) member of the Mystery Inc. gang? Never fear, executive producer (and voice of Velma) Mindy Kaling and showrunner Charlie Grandy with the help of Warner Bros. Animation will answer all your burning questions with their adult comedy “Velma”. Come and check out a sneak peek of the pilot!

Location: Main Stage

Time: Thursday, Oct. 6 – 3:30 PM


Super Mario Teaser-Trailer Premiere


Illumination is presenting the Mario teaser-trailer as a kind of kick-off event for when New York Comic Con’s doors open, although it isn’t officially part of the stage festivities. There’s been a lot said about the film, not the least of which concerns the story direction and Chris Pratt’s voice performance as Mario, but this teaser trailer should give the fans something to chew on. Directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, the Mario movie also has the game’s creator Shigeru Miyamoto as a hands on producer.

Location: Empire Stage

Time: Thursday, Oct 6 – 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM


WEBTOON + DC: Building a New Generation of Fans and Heroes

WEBTOON has a huge collection of amazing digital comics— new stars feature on WEBTOON CANVAS and there’s WEBTOON Originals creators—it’s an eclectic mix for any type of comic fan. WEBTOON’s comics have been adapted by Netflix, HBO Max, and others, which explains the 89+ million monthly active users who make up their passionate fanbase. Don’t miss out on the future of pop culture.

David Lee, VP of WEBTOON U.S. and Marie Javins—Editor-in-Chief of DC—present a special event including creative teams from the most sought-after DC/WEBTOON titles. Rosie Knight, host, producer, and writer for Den of Geek, will moderate.

Location: Javitts Center, Room 406.1

Time: Thursday, Oct 6 – 4:45 PM


Netflix Presents: “The Midnight Club


If you were a fan of Midnight Mass then you need to check out Netflix’s “The Midnight Club”—hitting the streaming service on Oct. 7th, NYCC guests get a special early-bird look at this new thriller series. Stay after the screening for a conversation with executive producers, cast members, and series creator Mike Flanagan.

Location: Room 405

Time: Thursday, Oct. 6 – 7:30 PM


Darryl Makes Comics Presents: Comics, Creatives, and Culture

Photo Credit: Forbes

Curious about Darryl DMC McDaniels and the future of the DMC Universe? Well then, this panel is perfect for you! Darryl will be discussing Creativity, Culture, and Comics, along with previews into the future of the DMCU, and if that wasn’t enough there’s the new song/comic collab “Me and My Microphone”!

Location: Room 406.1

Time: Friday, Oct 7 – 12:15 PM


Reginald the Vampire: Exclusive Screening and Conversation

October brings out all the spooky creatures so it’s no wonder SYFY’s newest series is Reginald the Vampire! Star and co-EP, Jacob Batalon, along with fellow cast and creators Em Haine, Savannah Basley, Harley Peyton, and Jeremiah Chechik will participate in a moderated conversation. And that’s not all—there will be an exclusive, extended preview of the series’ second episode before its airdate of October 12th.

Location: Room 405

Time: Friday, October 7 – 4:30 p.m.


The Sandman Dream Portal

To celebrate the release of “The Sandman: Act III” Audible and DC have teamed up to bring The Sandman Dream Portal to New York Comic Con. This interactive storytelling experience features the voice of Neil Gaiman—creator, writer, and EP—welcoming visitors to The Dreaming. From there they can explore the storylines of “The Sandman: Act III” through a surreal dreamscape gallery. The imagery within is an abstract introduction to various moments from Act III, ultilizing audio from those scenes along with ambient sound effects to carry listeners into the audio adaptation of this New York Times best-selling graphic novel series. And here’s the kicker: it’s a hop, skip, and a jump from the Javitts Center! The perfect lunchtime indulgence before going back into the convention.

Location: MediaPro Manhattan Studio

                508 W 37th St

                New York, NY 10018


          • Friday, October 7th – 4-9pm
          • Saturday, October 8th – 1-9pm
          • Sunday, October 9th – 1-6pm


Violent Night 

The team that brought you John Wick, Nobody, Atomic Blonde, and Deadpool 2, along with action-oriented director Tommy Wirkola are premiering their brand-new holiday thriller Violent Night at NYCC. Be the first to see the latest offering from 87North. Mercenaries have breached the compound of a wealthy family on Christmas Eve, taking them all hostage, but there’s a candy cane in the works: Santa Claus (played by Stranger Things and Black Widow star David Harbour) is taking note of all the naughty people on his property, and he’s got more than coal coming their way. Please note: Violent Night is rated R.

Location: Empire Stage

Time: Fri, Oct 7th, 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM


Aqua Teen Hunger Force – Phantasm


If you’re a fan of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force then you’ll be thrilled to hear that Home Entertainment is premiering Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm! Come see Frylock, Master Shake, Meatwad, and of course Carl in this rated R romp. Our Aqua Teens have teamed up with Carl to take down the corporate giant Amazin, and its head, tech mogul Neil and his sidekick, Elmer. Once you’ve taken in this magnum opus stay for a panel discussion with the filmmakers and key cast members, including an audience Q&A.

Location: Main Stage

Time: October 6, 8:30pm


Prime Video Presents: “The Wheel of Time” & “The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power”

It’s a two-hour gauntlet of back-to-back panels for the cast and creative teams of both “The Wheel of Time” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”, talk about your first time at Comic Con! Fans will be treated to insights about the second season of “The Wheel of Time”, and the “Rings of Power” season finale.

Location: Empire Stage

Time: October 7, 4:15pm

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