NYCC ’17: IDW Announce Exclusives, Signings, Panels, And More

by Hannah Means Shannon

IDW is going to be taking part in New York Comic Con this week, and have revealed what they’ll be bringing to the show, what signings they’ll be hosting, and what panels they’ll be bringing to fans.

Their convention exclusives are only available for pick up at IDW Booth #1844. That is also the location of where the signings below will be held.

Here’s a look at those details:

IDW SIGNING SCHEDULE

Thursday October 5th

10:00 – 12:00 Kid LobotomyPeter Milligan, Tess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
10:00 – 11:00 Sh*t My President SaysShannon Wheeler
11:00 – 12:00 Comic Book History of Comics Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey
12:00 – 1:00 Star Wars AdventuresDerek 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 SublimeW. 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 ROMDavid 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 AgencyMax Landis,
Arvind Ethan David
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
11:15 – 12:00 IDW PDX Presents FULL BLEEDCassey Kuo
11:15 – 12:00 Top Shelf SoireeShannon 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 RoboBrian 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 HorrorAlan Robert
3:30 – 5:15 Star Trek: New VisionsJohn 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 AdventuresDerek Charm, Jon Sommariva,
Landry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
10:00 – 11:00 First StrikeMairghread Scott
11:00 – 12:00 Samurai Jack – Fabian Rangel Jr.
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
11:00 – 12:00 Sh*t My President SaysShannon Wheeler
12:00 – 1:00 Love is Love ­– Matthew Rosenberg, Chris Ryall, Cat Staggs
1:00 – 2:00 Dirk GentlyArvind Ethan David, Robert Hack, Ilias Kyriazis
1:00 – 2:00 Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
2:00 – 3:00 Top Shelf SoireeKim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots), Janet Lee (Return of The Dapper Men)
2:00 – 3:00 The Story of MenZep
2:00 – 3:00 Siberia 56Alexis 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 AssassinistasTini 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 TurtlesMichael Dialynas, Ulises Farinas,
Erick Freitas, Ryan Ferrier, Mateus Santolouco,
6:00 – 7:00 Star TrekCecil Castellucci, Donny Cates, Cryssy Cheung, Marc Laming, Declan Shalvey

Sunday October 8th

10:00 – 11:00 Jem and the HologramsJen Bartel, Gisele Lagace
10:00 – 11:00 Top Shelf SoireeKim 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 AssassinistasTini Howard
1:00 – 2:00 My Little PonyTed Anderson, Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska,
Sara Richard, Andy Price, Jeremy Whitley
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 Star Wars AdventuresElsa Charretier, Derek Charm,
            Pierrick Colinet, Cavan Scott, Landry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 DuckTalesJoe Caramagna
3:00 – 4:00 Sword of Ages, Locke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
4:00 – 5:00 Sh*t My President SaysShannon 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 MilliganTess 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. There’s an incredible selection of stories and art to cover so we hope to see you there!