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NYCC 2017: IDW and Top Shelf reveal plans for the show

Have a peek at the complete signing, panel, and exclusives slate for IDW and Top Shelf.

Fans of classic properties won’t want to miss this

If you’re a fan of classic 80s properties like MASK and TMNT, then you’re going to be very happy. IDW and Top Shelf have a monster lineup of just about everything that they publish set for Comic Con this week. And if you’re into just about anything that they have in their stable, you should find something you’ll want to check out.

Scroll down for the full list of what’s on tap. Just make sure you don’t miss anything, there’s a ton of stuff – panels, signings, and exclusive items to buy.

IDW SIGNING SCHEDULE

Thursday October 5th

10:00 – 12:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
10:00 – 11:00 Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler
11:00 – 12:00 Comic Book History of Comics – Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey
12:00 – 1:00 Star Wars Adventures – Derek Charm, Landry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
12:00 – 1:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/ Batman – Freddie E. Williams II
12:00 – 1:00 The Electric Sublime – W. Maxwell Prince
1:00 – 2:00 Mr. Wormwood Goes To Washington – Ben Templesmith
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 Top Shelf Soiree – Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Lauren Purje (You Might Be An Artist If…)
3:00 – 4:00 First Strike – Mairghread Scott
3:00 – 4:00 ROM – David Messina, Paolo Villanelli
3:00 – 4:00 Transformers ­– Alex Milne
4:00 – 5:00 Roots – Tara O’Connor
(*Book Debut!)
5:00 – 6:00 Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition – Louise Simonson
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
5:00 – 6:00 Ragnarök – Walter Simonson
5:00 – 6:00 Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
6:00 – 7:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Michael Dialynas, Ulises Farinas, Ryan
Ferrier, Mateus Santolouco, James Tynion IV

Friday October 6th

10:45 – 11:15 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Max Landis,
Arvind Ethan David
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
11:15 – 12:00 IDW PDX Presents FULL BLEED – Cassey Kuo
11:15 – 12:00 Top Shelf Soiree – Shannon Wheeler (Sh*t My President Says), Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots)
12:00 – 1:00 DuckTales – Joe Caramagna
12:00 ­– 1:00 Atomic Robo – Brian Clevinger, Scott Wegener
1:00 – 2:00 Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
1:00 – 3:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
2:00 – 3:00 The Beauty of Horror – Alan Robert
3:30 – 5:15 Star Trek: New Visions – John Byrne
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
5:30 – 6:00 Dirk Gently – Elijah Wood, Samuel Barnett, Hannah Marks,
Jade Eshete, Fiona Dourif, Mpho Koaho
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)

Plus! Don’t miss Peter Milligan & Tess Fowler signing Kid Lobotomy at St. Mark’s Comics Friday at 8PM!

Saturday October 7th

10:00 – 11:00 Star Wars Adventures – Derek Charm, Jon Sommariva,
Landry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
10:00 – 11:00 First Strike – Mairghread Scott
11:00 – 12:00 Samurai Jack – Fabian Rangel Jr.
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
11:00 – 12:00 Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler
12:00 – 1:00 Love is Love ­– Matthew Rosenberg, Chris Ryall, Cat Staggs
1:00 – 2:00 Dirk Gently – Arvind Ethan David, Robert Hack, Ilias Kyriazis
1:00 – 2:00 Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
2:00 – 3:00 Top Shelf Soiree –Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots), Janet Lee (Return of The Dapper Men)
2:00 – 3:00 The Story of Men – Zep
2:00 – 3:00 Siberia 56 – Alexis Sentenac
2:00 – 4:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
3:00 – 4:00 Judge Dredd – Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas
3:00 – 4:00 Assassinistas – Tini Howard
4:00 – 5:00 Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition – Louise Simonson
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
4:00 – 5:00 Ragnarök – Walter Simonson
5:00 – 6:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Michael Dialynas, Ulises Farinas,
Erick Freitas, Ryan Ferrier, Mateus Santolouco,
6:00 – 7:00 Star Trek – Cecil Castellucci, Donny Cates, Cryssy Cheung, Marc Laming, Declan Shalvey

Sunday October 8th

10:00 – 11:00 Jem and the Holograms – Jen Bartel, Gisele Lagace
10:00 – 11:00 Top Shelf Soiree – Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor
(Roots), Lauren Purje (You Might Be An Artist If…)
11:00 – 12:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/ Batman, TMNT Adventures –
Billy Martin, Jon Sommariva, Freddie E. Williams II
11:00 – 1:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
12:00 – 1:00 Assassinistas – Tini Howard
1:00 – 2:00 My Little Pony – Ted Anderson, Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska,
Sara Richard, Andy Price, Jeremy Whitley
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 Star Wars Adventures – Elsa Charretier, Derek Charm,
Pierrick Colinet, Cavan Scott, Landry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 DuckTales – Joe Caramagna
3:00 – 4:00 Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
4:00 – 5:00 Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler

IDW EXCLUSIVES

  • Star Wars Adventures #1 Con Variant
    Cover by Elsa Charretier, limited to 500 copies
    $10 each
  • Star Wars Adventures #2 Con Variant
    Cover by Tim Levins, limited to 500 copies
    $10 each
  • DuckTales #1 B&W Con Variant
    Cover by Marco Ghiglione, limited to 500 copies
    $10 each
  • Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #1 B&W Con Variant
    Cover by Michael Avon Oeming, limited to 250 copies
    $10 each
  • Wormwood: Mr. Wormwood Goes to Washington #1 Con Variant
    Cover by Ben Templesmith
    $10 each
  • Star Trek New Visions
    John Byrne Photo Variant, limited to 200 copies
    $10 each
    * First 100 people to buy this book on FRIDAY morning (not Thursday) will get a wristband for the John Byrne signing on Friday from 3:30-5:30pm.
  • Kid Lobotomy #1 Metallic Ink Con Variant
    Cover by Tess Fowler, limited to 250 copies
    $10 each
  • Kid Lobotomy #1 Blank Sketch Variant
    Limited to 500 copies
    $10 each
  • Tom Whalen Variant Comic and Bonus Poster
    Covers by Tom Whalen; Each comic comes with a FREE lithograph!
    Limited quantities available
    $25 each
  • My Little Pony: Legends of Magic Volume 1 Con Variant
    Cover by Zachary Sterling, limited to 200 copies
    $20 each
  • Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition NYCC Variant
    Cover by Bernie Wrightson, Limited to 100 copies
    $125 each
  • Ragnarok T-Shirts
    Design by Walter Simonson
    $27 each
  • DuckTales Disney Archives Official Lithograph
    Art by Jeff Smith, Limited to 100 numbered prints
    $50 each

ENAMEL PINS

ALL ENAMEL PINS ARE $12 EACH! BUY 2+ PINS, PAY ONLY $10 EACH!

  • TMNT Bandana Pins (Convention Debut!)
    -Raphael (Red)
    -Leo (Blue)
    -Michelangelo (Orange)
    -Donatello (Purple)
  • Locke & Key Pins (Limited Qty: 125 each)
    -Animal Key (NYCC Debut!)
    -Moon Key (NYCC Debut!)
    -Owl Key (NYCC Debut!)
    -Gender Key (NYCC Debut!)
    -Ghost Key
    -Head Key
    -Omega Key
    -Shadow Key
  • Sword of Ages Enamel Pin (Convention Debut!)
    Designed by Gabriel Rodriguez, made by Skelton Studios
  • Hasbro Pins (Limited Qty: 100 each)
    -Autobots shield (Transformers)
    -Decepticons shield (Transformers)
    -Bumblebee (Transformers)
    -Arashikage tattoo (G.I. Joe)
    -Cobra symbol (G.I. Joe)
    -ROM head
    -Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony)
    -Songbird Sia (My Little Pony)

IDW PANEL SCHEDULE

  • Jack Kirby’s 100th Birthday Celebration with IDW!
    Fri. October 6 | 1:45p.m. – 2:45p.m. | Room: 1A21
    He swore off cons forever but love of the King is bringing him back! IDW is proud to have Eisner Hall of Famer JOHN BYRNE return to NYCC for one time only—to join fellow Hall of Famer WALTER SIMONSON in a rousing discussing of JACK “THE KING” KIRBY, complete with a presentation of over 1,300 images of Kirby’s work. IDW President Greg Goldstein and CCO Chris Ryall will preside over this one-of-a-kind team-up tribute. Plus: all in attendance will receive a Jack Kirby birthday gift of their own!
  • IDW:PDX & Black Crown — Full Bleed at the Cross Street of Comics & Chaos!
    Fri. October 6 | 5:45p.m. – 6:45p.m. | Room: 1A02
    Join IDW CCO Chris Ryall, Black Crown curator/editor Shelly Bond and IDW:PDX Creative Director Dirk Wood for an action-packed mash-up panel, with the very future of comics at stake! Here’s your first chance to get the full scoop on IDW:PDX, and their maiden publication, FULL BLEED: The Comics and Culture Quarterly! And It’s the official launch of BLACK CROWN which means stalwarts Peter Milligan, Tess Fowler and Tini Howard will be on hand, and expect more special guests! Peeks at unseen FULL BLEED artwork? Tales of what it’s like to interview Stephen King? Hardcore veterans & punk neophytes corrupting? You came to the right place!
  • IDW Publishing: Stars of 2018
    Sat. October 7 | 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. | Room: 1A02
    What does IDW have planned for 2018 and beyond? Here’s your first chance to find out! Join IDW CCO Chris Ryall, Group Editor Sarah Gaydos, and Editor Joe Hughes, along with Sword of Ages creator Gabriel Rodriguez and other talented-creators-to-be-named- later as they show and tell all about IDW’s upcoming slate of books, including a focus on our twin Stars, Star Wars and Star Trek! Bonus: everyone in attendance will receive a cool little promo item as well!
  • The First Official Sonic the Hedgehog/IDW Town Hall
    Sun. October 7 | 12:45p.m. – 1:45p.m. | Room: 1A02
    At SDCC, IDW announced they were taking over Sonic the Hedgehog comics. The series won’t start until 2018 but this is the first official chance for fans to get in front of the editors to hear hints about what’s to come, share your history with Sonic, and have an informal meet-and-greet with IDW CCO Chris Ryall, Editor Joe Hughes, and maybe a special guest! Everyone in attendance will leave with a special Sonic something, too! Join us on the ground floor of an all-new Sonic adventure, won’t you?
  • New & Noteworthy Titles from IDW Books and Top Shelf
    Sun. October 8 | 2:30p.m. – 3:30p.m. | Room: 1A18
    Take a closer look at fall releases and hear the first details of Spring 2018 titles in this comprehensive panel featuring titles and creators from both Top Shelf and IDW.

    The most diverse publishing house in comics takes to the stage for an hour-long celebration of the graphic novel. Hosted by IDW Senior Editor Justin Eisinger and Top Shelf’s Leigh Walton, join special guest creators in a lively discussion of upcoming releases and all things books.

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