New York Comic Con Announces Third Wave of Panels

Today, ReedPop – the world’s leading producer of pop culture events  – is announcing the third wave of panels for this year’s all-digital New York Comic Con’s and MCM Comic Con’s Metaverse. From October 8-11,New York Comic Con panels will be streaming exclusively on YouTube globally at youtube.com/NYCC. The MCM YouTube programming will be presented by Alienware in the U.S. Visit FindTheMetaverse.com/Schedule for the full programming schedule.

 Coming off the heels of last week’s second wave of content and programming, you will again see that New York Comic Con’s Metaverse will bring huge names from pop culture and entertainment to YouTube over the four day event for an amazing fan experience:

PANELS

GET YOUR FREAKY ON: INSIDE BLUMHOUSE’S NEW BODY-SWAP SLASHER 

From the deliciously debased mind of writer-director Christopher Landon, Blumhouse’s Freaky (out Friday, Nov. 13) offers a twisted take on the body-swap movie, as a teenage girl (Blocker’s Kathryn Newton) switches bodies with a relentless serial killer (Vince Vaughn). 

Join writer-director Christopher Landon, the film’s stars—Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor, Misha Osherovich—for a rollicking, riotous conversation about their pitch-black horror comedy and the bloodthirsty hell of high school. Moderated by Variety’s Jenelle Riley. 

1:1 with Paul W.S. Anderson: Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil and a new look at the upcoming Monster Hunter

In this career-spanning conversation with Polygon senior editor Matt Patches, writer-producer-director Paul W.S. Anderson shares the stories behind his biggest blockbusters, and gives fans an exclusive look at his latest adaptation: A live-action take on Capcom’s Monster Hunter starring Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta and Ron Perlman.

The Great Disaster hits! Polygon discovers the secrets of the Star Wars: The High Republic

Join the story architects of Star Wars: The High Republic as they introduce the heroes of a brand new saga, set centuries before the Skywalker saga, and reveal details of the central event that forever changes the galaxy far, far, away. Moderated by Polygon’s comics editor, Susana Polo, the panel features writers Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, and Cavan Scott, along with Lucasfilm Publishing executive editor Jennifer Heddle and creative director Michael Siglain.

Fall Guys: Becoming #1 on Twitch & beyond

Fall Guys came out of nowhere to take over Twitch and social media with its cheery, Wipe Out-inspired take on battle royale. Polygon’s Brian David Gilbert interviews creators from Mediatonic to find out more about where Fall Guys came from, what they learned from having so many players at once, and what comes next.

Breaking through on YouTube in the world of video essays

Lindsay Ellis, Michael Tucker (Lessons from the Screenplay), Kevin Peterson (T1J), and Maggie Mae Fish join moderator and fellow creator Patrick Willems in an exploration of what goes into dissecting pop culture in video essays, and where the format is going thanks to YouTube’s influence over the conversation. Presented by Polygon.

Adult Swim and Polygon play tabletop adventure Tigtone & the Never-Stopping Prophecy

Experience a quest worth questing for! Join the creators of Tigtone, Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, along with co-producer Blake Anderson and Polygon’s Jenna Stoeber and Josh Rios for an inside look at the tabletop role playing game set in the fantastical world of Adult Swim’s Tigtone.

Adult Swim | The Making of Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal

Join Genndy Tartakovsky and the crew of Adult Swim’s animated show Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, as they take you on a journey through the process of creating the show, from the original ideas and drawings to the evolution of the animation, storytelling and music.

Quick Bites of Fright: Sam Raimi & More on Quibi’s Darker Side

Watch a three-part panel on Quibi’s horror and thriller series, including never-before-seen footage: Director Mary Harron (American Psycho), writer/creator Ben Ketai, and actor AnnaSophia Robb talk body horror and The Expecting; Rebecca Thomas, Chosen Jacobs, and Sophie Thatcher discuss mood and murder in When The Streetlights Go On; and Sam Raimi spills behind-the-scenes details on 50 States of Fright.  Moderated by Grae Drake.  

Marvel vs. DC: Russo Brothers & Kevin Smith Talk Superheroes & Quibi’s Slugfest

Slugfest EPs Joe and Anthony Russo and legends from DC and Marvel reflect on the complex and storied relationship between the two comic book powerhouses.  See exclusive content from this upcoming Quibi docuseries and a live chat with the panelists.  Moderated by filmmaker, actor, comedian, author, podcaster, and lifelong comic book fan Kevin Smith.

A Conversation with the Executive Producers and Cast from Hulu’s Woke

Join the Cast and Executive Producers from the hit Hulu & Sony Pictures Television series, Woke for an in-depth discussion about the show and why it is so relevant for today’s times

SYFY’s Resident Alien – Sneak Peek & Panel Featuring Executive Producer and Cast

Be among the first to see 10 minutes of SYFY’s new series Resident Alien, followed by a virtual Q&A with star Alan Tudyk (Firefly, Rogue One), writer/executive producer Chris Sheridan (Family Guy), and cast members Sara Tomko (Once Upon A Time), Corey Reynolds (The Closer), Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley), and Levi Fiehler (Mars) moderated by IGN Editorial Manager, Laura Prudom. The series, based on the Dark Horse comic, follows a stranded alien’s entertaining attempts to fit into small-town American life while keeping his true identity under wraps and pursuing his own mysterious agenda.

TNT’s Snowpiercer Season 2 First Look

Snowpiercer stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Sean Bean, Rowan Blanchard and showrunner Graeme Manson reveal exclusive details and a sneak peek at Season 2. 

The Ghost and Molly McGee

Greetings from “The Ghost and Molly McGee” – Be the first to venture into the fantastical world of the new animated series “The Ghost and Molly McGee,” before it launches on Disney Channel. Meet the cast: Ashly Burch (Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet), Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), along with Creator and Executive Producers Bill Motz, Bob Roth and Executive Producer Steve Loter as they discuss their influences for the show and reveal an exclusive sneak-peek months before it airs! You cannot miss this spooky, magical adventure! Moderated by Doug Bensimon, Creative Director – Current Series.  

Big Hero 6 – The Series

Join Disney XD’s “Big Hero 6 The Series” stars Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Brooks Wheelan, Khary Payton and Lucas Neff and executive producers Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi as they discuss the trajectory of the beloved animated superhero comedy series and share sneak peeks of season three. Moderated by Jeffrey R. Epstein, co-host of “D23 Inside Disney” podcast. 

Lovecraft Country | SPFX Makeup Masterclass with Carey Jones

Lovecraft Country SPFX Makeup Supervisor Carey Jones discusses his experience, his craft, and how he helped bring the world of Lovecraft Country to life.

Lovecraft Country | Illustrating for TV Masterclass with Afua Richardson

Lovecraft Country Comic Book Artist Afua Richardson discusses her experience, her craft, and how she used her craft within the storyline within Lovecraft Country.

Live with Tenacious D! | The Post-Apocalypto Graphic Novel Spotlight

Join Jack Black and Kyle Gass for a LIVE New York Comic Con celebration of their new book, Post-Apocalypto: The Graphic Novel from Fantagraphics! Post-Apocalypto finds Tenacious D thrust into a world of complete and utter destruction following the drop of an atomic bomb. Surviving the attack in classic cinematic fashion (a good old imperishable 1950s refrigerator), the duo quickly learn that new forms of evil have spawned from the blast. One thing becomes apparent – for humanity to prevail, Tenacious D must save the world. With unimaginable twists and turns, an insane visit to the White House, a time machine, a space adventure, and the help of some tried-and-true daddy issues, Post-Apocalypto is as hilarious as it is political, and as brilliant and multi-faceted as its incredible creators.

Pick up a signed copy of Post-Apocalypto: The Graphic Novel here: https://premierecollectibles.com/tenaciousd

Oxventure in Space! The Return of the Thing 

The heroes of chaotic Dungeons & Dragons crew The Oxventurers Guild find themselves once again transported from the fantasy realm of D&D into the sci-fi setting of tabletop RPG Lasers & Feelings. Hop aboard the interstellar scout ship Raptor for this genre-swapping spin-off, with more lasers and feelings than ever before. 

Oxventure is a UK-based D&D group formed of Andy Farrant, Ellen Rose, Jane Douglas, Luke Westaway and Mike Channell, seeking adventure and atonement under the auspices of dungeon master Johnny ‘Literally Everyone in the World’ Chiodini. Born in 2017 as a spin-off of YouTube gaming channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, Oxventure took on a destructive life of its own for which Johnny, video boss of tabletop gaming site Dicebreaker, will surely be held responsible.

For more information, please visit FindTheMetaverse.com and NYCC’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).

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