New Products at New York Comic Con
Attendees will get a sneak peek at upcoming Blizzard books and toys at this year’s New York show.
Just the Facts:
- When: October 12–14
- Where: Javits Center, New York
- Who will be there: DC Comics, Mega Bloks, Insight Editions, Udon Publishing, Simon & Schuster, comic artist Sean “Cheeks” Galloway, Blizzard’s own Micky Neilson and World of Warcraft Lead Quest Designer Dave Kosak.
Blizzard Entertainment Publishing [Room 1A14]
Saturday, October 13, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Join Michael Stackpole (science fiction and fantasy author), Micky Neilson (Blizzard Publishing Lead), and Dave Kosak (World of Warcraft Lead Quest Designer) for our reveal of a brand new World of Warcraft novel for 2013. Bring your questions for the creative minds behind the Blizzard publishing program Q&A session.
UDON Panel [Room 1A06]
Friday, October 12, 7:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Artists and fans: get the scoop on upcoming projects from UDON, including an announcement about Blizzard and UDON’s upcoming collaboration on a new Blizzard-themed TRIBUTE art book and contest.
Pearl of Pandaria Graphic Novel Signing [DC Booth #1238]
Friday, October 12, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Pearl of Pandaria writer Micky Neilson and artist Sean “Cheeks” Galloway and his team will be standing by to sign copies of DC’s latest Blizzard graphic novel. Purchase your copy of Pearl of Pandaria at the DC Booth.
Insight Editions [Booth #1882]: Get a sneak peek at The Art of Blizzard, an upcoming book which offers an exclusive look at the ideas and imagery that have defined over 20 years of Blizzard gaming.
Mega Bloks [Booth #1206]: NYCC attendees will be treated to an in-depth look at the making of the Mega Bloks World of Warcraft toys and a sneak peek at a select few items from the upcoming winter toy line! Mega Bloks will also be giving away a limited number of Chen Stormstout posters and Chen figures.
MB/WoW Photo Opp External Booth Set-Up:
[Location: Javits Centre entrance level]
Stop by the Mega Bloks World of Warcraft Photo Booth and have your photo taken with life-sized replicas of Thrall, Frostmourne, the Goblin Zepplin, as well as Horde and Alliance Shields, all constructed out of Mega Bloks.
The Photo Station will also be showing videos of the “making of Mega Bloks” as well as the new “Toymation webisodes”. Don’t forget to enter to win a one-of-a-kind constructed set-piece - the ultimate show souvenir.
Simon & Schuster [Booth #829]: Looking for more Blizzard universe lore? A library of World of Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft novels will be available for purchase at the Simon & Schuster booth.
DC Comics [DC Booth #1238]: The DC Comics booth will be showcasing the recently released Pearl of Pandaria as well as hosting a signing on Friday, October 12, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. with Author Micky Neilson and artist Sean “Cheeks” Galloway and his team.
If you can’t make it out to the Con, not to worry, check back here for our photos and coverage as the announcements unfold. If you can’t wait to hear about our panel, BlizzPlanet will be attending and will be giving a play by play as we talk about our new projects.