New York Comic Con Announces Panels: Christopher Eccleston, ‘Dragon Ball Z’, ‘Lord of the Rings’, and More!

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New York Comic Con recently started announcing some panel information for this year’s convention! On Thursday, October 3 at 11 a.m., Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World, The Leftovers, Doctor Who) will discuss his roles as he takes to the Main Stage 1-D. Shortly after, Dragon Ball Z’s Dynamic Duo, Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel (Vegeta and Goku), will have their panel at 12:15 p.m. in Room 1A06.

On Friday, October 4 at 11 a.m. join Billy Boyd (Pippin), Dominic Monaghan (Merry), and Sean Astin (Sam) for “Tales from the Road to Mordor: A Hobbits Reunion Panel” moderated by Clare Kramer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) on the Main Stage 1-D. Or perhaps you’re a fan of Star Wars? In Room 1A06, you’ll be able to catch Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) at the same time and date (sorry to fans of both!)

Photo Ops & Autographs for these guests are currently on sale as well as group photo ops such as ‘DBZ’ and ‘Lord of the Rings.’

NYCC also released some information about the three BOOM! Studios Panels!

  • Thursday, October 3, 3:00 p.m.: Entertainment is LGBTQ – Moderated by Mathew Rodriguez and featuring Gaby Dunn, Sina Grace, Royal Dunlap, James Tynion IV, Vita Ayala, Megan Townsend, and more!
  • Friday, October 4, 4:15 p.m.: BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours – Moderated by Filip Sablik and featuring Lev Grossman, Bryan Edward Hill, Gaby Dunn, Simon Spurrier, James Tynion IV, Royal Dunlap, and Matt Gagnon!
  • Saturday, October 5, 11:00 a.m.: Power Rangers: Necessary Evil – Moderated by James Viscardi and featuring Ryan Parrott, Sina Grace, Daniele Di Nicuolo, Simone Di Meo, Karan Ashley, Steve Cardenas, and Dafna Pleban

Stay tuned for more info leading up to the convention!

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Nicole joined Nerds and Beyond in 2019 and is excited to finally get back into writing. As a life-long nerdy fangirl from New Jersey, she loves Supernatural and its fandom as well as anything Wayward, Kings of Con, Lucifer, Wynonna Earp, and the musical Bandstand. She’s constantly listening to Louden Swain, The Station Breaks, Briana Buckmaster, The Avett Brothers, The Mots Nouveaux, or any of Aaron Mahnke’s podcasts. When she’s not [procrastinating] on Twitter, you can usually find her binging Netflix with her dog, reading fanfic, or daydreaming about being back in Arizona or Disney World!
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