Official Press Release
Archie Comics is appearing at New York Comic Con, bigger and better than ever!
Archie Comics is now consistently making international headlines with endeavors embraced worldwide. Those include the latest storyline “Campaign Pains,” guest starring political powerhouses President Obama and Sarah Palin, and the introduction of fascinating new individuals like Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first gay character. Kevin’s introduction resulted in the first SOLD-OUT debut comic in Archie Comics’ history! Anticipate far bigger announcements during the Archie Comics panels at this year’s New York Comic Con.
The New York Comic Con takes place Friday, October 8th through Sunday, October 10th at the Jacob Javits Center. Archie Comics will be located at Booth #2309 and will play a major part in this year’s Kids Day, Sunday, October 10th.
In addition, Archie Comics hosts two very exciting panels at the New York Comic Con:
Archie Comics Means Business!
Friday, October 8, 3:15 – 4:15 pm
Panel Room 3 (1A14)
Archie Comics delivers EXCLUSIVE announcements for the future of Archie, Sabrina, Sonic and a whole lot more! Hear the latest news about Archie Comics’ upcoming projects that even the San Diego Comic Con doesn’t know about! Hear all the news first from Archie Comics Co-CEOs Jon Goldwater and Nancy Silberkleit, Archie writer Michael Uslan (Executive Producer of The Dark Knight), Surge Licensing President Mark Freedman, iVerse CEO Michael Murphy, Penguin Senior Editor Rob Valois, David Rojas of Comic Book Fairs, Archie Comics President Mike Pellerito, and Archie Comics Co-President/Editor-in-Chief Victor Gorelick. The panel will also feature a Q&A session.
Archie Creators Tell All
Sunday, October 10, 12 – 1 pm
Panel Room 3 (1A14)
Meet the Archie Comics creators face-to-face as they share inside perspectives on their latest projects dominating the newsstands, supermarkets and more! Panelists include creators Tom DeFalco (Man >From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.), Tania Del Rio (Sabrina, Cheryl Blossom), Alex Simmons (2010 Glyph Award, Best Writer), Dan Parent (Betty, Veronica, Kevin Keller), Fernando Ruiz (Archie & Friends), Joe Staton (Archie & Friends Double Digest: Wonder Realm), plus special guests Ian Flynn & Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante of Sonic the Hedgehog with a special announcement! The panel will also feature a Q&A session and a secret giveaway for all in attendance.
For more information about Archie Comics’ New York Comic Con panels, signings or Kids Day events, stay tuned to ArchieComics.com!