First Wave of Programming & Exhibitor List Announced for New York Comic Con 2023


ReedPop has unveiled a look at the programming for this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC), which is set to take place at the Javits Center October 12-15, 2023. As per usual, programming for NYCC features a wide variety of special guests, cosplayers, publishers, and more covering multiple topics throughout the convention, giving every fan an opportunity to celebrate something they love.

Highlights for this year’s programming include the return of Blumfest with Blumfest NYCC where founder Jason Blum will discuss upcoming releases including Five Nights at Freddy’s; spotlights on big names like Chris Evans, Ewan McGregor, David Tennant, and more; plus screenings and showcases including Futurama, Goosebumps, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, and more.

If the more informative panels aren’t for you and you’re attending NYCC with the hopes of meeting like-minded nerds who share your interests, there are plenty of cosplay and fandom-specific meetups including Our Flag Means Death; various animes including Attack on Titan, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Chainsaw Man; and of course a Spider-Verse meetup, plus many more.

The first wave of programming for NYCC can be viewed in full here.

In addition to the programming announcements, the exhibitor list for the upcoming event was also shared which includes expected names like Marvel, Funko, Penguin Random House, and more. The full exhibitor list can be viewed here.

Reservations for booth entries, panels, exclusives, and private author autographing opportunities can be accessed during the following times:

  • Funko Booth Entry VIP Access — Tuesday, September 12 from 10:00 AM ET-11:59 PM ET
  • Funko Booth Entry Access — Thursday, September 14 from 10:00 AM ET
  • Panel and Exclusives Reservation VIP Access — Monday, September 18 from 10:00 AM ET-11:59 PM ET
  • Panel, Exclusives, and Private Author Autographing Reservation Access — Wednesday, September 20 at 10:00 AM ET

Stay tuned with Nerds & Beyond for updates and additional coverage for New York Comic Con here.

Hannah’s a lifelong nerd, but has been with the team since May 2021. Her life is easily classified by two abbreviations - BBG3 and ABG3 (before Baldur’s Gate 3 and after Baldur’s Gate 3). Especially nerdy about: video games, folklore, Star Wars, D&D, Spider-Man, and horror (all of it). Based in Denver, CO.

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