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ComicsAlliance Guide To New York Comic Con 2012: What To Do On Sunday

Somewhere between the chaotic wall-to-wall obstacle course that is Comic-Con International in San Diego and the transcendent tranquility of MorrisonCon in Las Vegas, Reed Exhibitions’ New York Comic Con is one of the United States’ most trafficked events for comic books, film, television, games, and all sorts of awesome things of a similar nature. The number of discussion panels, parties, contests and other events can seem overwhelming, so ComicsAlliance is here to help you navigate the weekend with a handy guide on the panels and events you don’t want to miss in our guide to events on Sunday, October 14.10:30 am – 11:00 am Over 30 Years with Brian & Wendy Froud: Faeries, Goblins and Trolls

Location: Variant Stage

Speakers: Brian Froud , Ellen Kushner , Wendy Froud

Brian and Wendy Froud met on development for Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal. Since then, they’ve become the pre-eminent faerie artists in the world and the go-to authorities on faeries. Brian & Wendy will discuss their careers, family life and share stories of seeing Faeries, Goblins, Trolls and much more with longtime friend, author and national public radio host Ellen Kushner.

10:45 am – 11:45 am Marvel NOW!: Amazing Spider-Man & Beyond

Location: 1E07

Speakers: Arune Singh , Dan Slott , Declan Shalvey , Joe Keatinge , Kevin Shinick , Mark Waid , Ryan Stegman , Steve Wacker

Marvel NOW! is on the horizon and Spidey & Co. are in the spotlight. Find out what to expect from the Spider-Man Office when Senior Editor Steve Wacker, Dan Slott (Amazing Spider-Man), Mark Waid (Daredevil), Joe Keatinge (Morbius), Kevin Shinick (Avenging Spider-Man), Ryan Stegman (Scarlet Spider), Declan Shalvey (Venom) and Arune Singh (Director of Communications) come to town! And Spider-Man won’t be the only topic of discussion here! Get the details on Daredevil, Punisher, and more!

10:45 am – 11:45 am Creating Comics with Two X-Chromosomes: Real Talk with Image’s Female Creators

Location: 1A14

Speakers: Alex de Campi , Amy Reeder , Blair Butler , Christine Larsen , Fiona Staples , Jennifer de Guzman , Jordie Bellaire , Ming Doyle

The subject of women in comics is often dominated by controversy, but what about conversation? Join some of comics’ top female writers and artists for some candid talk about working the comics industry. Does being a woman make a difference? What perspectives do female creators bring to a male-dominated industry? All that and more — with women who use their talent to get ahead!

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MAN OF ACTION Charts the Course from Comic Books to International Animation Success!

Location: 1A06

Speakers: Duncan Rouleau , Joe Casey , Joseph Kelly , Steven T. Seagle

In 2000, comic book kingpins Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle launched the creative think tank known as MAN OF ACTION. Join them in a panel that shows how MAN OF ACTION creates everything from their cutting edge comics to their global franchise BEN 10.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm DC Comics: Batman – Death Comes to Gotham

Location: 1E13

Speakers: David Finch , Grant Morrison , Gregg Hurwitz , James Tynion IV , John Cunningham , Kyle Higgins , Mike Marts , Peter Tomasi , Scott Snyder

Gotham City’s Night of the Owls may be over – but the fallout will affect Batman’s hometown for years to come! And with the Joker’s return, things will never be the same! Find out what’s on the horizon for the Dark Knight and his crimefighting cohorts in this panel featuring Batman Group Editor Mike Marts, with David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight), Kyle Higgins (Nightwing), Gregg Hurwitz (Batman: The Dark Knight), Scott Lobdell (Red Hood and the Outlaws), Grant Morrison (Batman, Incorporated), Scott Snyder (Batman), Peter Tomasi (Batman & Robin), James Tynion IV (Talon) and more!

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Marvel: Women of Marvel

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Janet K. Lee , Jeanine Schaefer , Jordie Bellaire , Lauren Sankovitch , Marjorie Liu , Sana Amanat

From Ms. Marvel to the X-Men, from Twitter to tumblr, women in comics has been one of the most talked-about topics in comics for the last year. With topics suggested by the fan community in the weeks leading up the con, we’ll tackle it all – including the on-going debate: do we even still need a women in comics panel? Join the conversation as women from every discipline in the creative process at Marvel discuss what it’s like working as a woman in comics today and what it means for the future of the industry. Guests include New York Times best-selling author Marjorie Liu (Astonishing X-Men), Eisner Award-winning artist Janet K. Lee (Emma), colorista Jordie Bellaire (Fantastic Four), editors Jeanine Schaefer, Lauren Sankovitch, Sana Amanat and some special guests!

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Marvel: Ultimate Comics

Location: 1E07

Speakers: Brian Wood , Carlo Barberi , James Viscardi , Mark Paniccia , Sam Humphries

United We Stand! Find out what’s happening in the Ultimate Comics Universe when Senior Editor Mark Paniccia, Brian Wood (Ultimate Comics X-Men), Sam Humphries (Ultimate Comics Ultimates), Carlo Barberi (Ultimate Comics X-Men) and James Viscardi (Sales & Communications Coordinator) unveil the future of the Ultimates, the Ultimate X-Men, and Miles Morales himself!

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Kirkmania!

Location: 1E13

Speaker: Robert Kirkman

Robert Kirkman, creator of the global sensations THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE and THIEF OF THIEVES, opens the floor to all his fans in this lively and engaging Q&A session.

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Dynamite Entertainment

Location: 1A10

Speakers: Brian Buccellato , Fred Van Lente , Rick Remender

Join Dynamite Entertainment as they unveil their BIGGEST projects from the BEST creators. Featuring an amazing cast of top talent and announcements from Rick (Marvel Now! Uncanny Avengers/Uncanny X-Force) Remender, Fred (Hulk/Archer and Armstrong) Van Lente, Brian (The Flash) Buccellato and more – all of whom will have NEW projects at Dynamite in 2013. Plus special announcement regarding Garth Ennis, Matt Wagner and more new Dynamite project! Each fan attending the panel will also receive a limited edition comic!

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