NYCC 2018: Something Spooky This Way Comes From Netflix

by Gary Catig

New York Comic Con is now less than a month away and all corners of pop culture will be descending upon the Big Apple to celebrate. Streaming service, Netflix, announced which programs they will be bringing including a good mix of old and new.

For shows related to comics, there will be the returning Marvel show, Daredevil, and freshmen series The Umbrella Academy and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Additional shows include Big Mouth, The Haunting of Hill House, and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

Check out the details below:

NETFLIX PRESENTS: BIG MOUTH

Friday, October 5 — 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Javits Convention Center | Room 1A06

Get comfortable being uncomfortable with your favorite puberty-driven animated series Big Mouth! Join Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, and Jason Mantzoukas, along with executive producers as they take on NYCC with an exclusive live read from a new episode of the highly-anticipated second season. Hilarity is sure to ensue as the show takes on all things borderline raunchy.

Talent: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jenny Slate, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas and Executive Producers Andrew Goldberg, Jen Flackett and Mark Levin.

NETFLIX & CHILLS

Friday, October 5 — 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Javits Convention Center | Mainstage

The midnight hour is close at hand with Netflix’s Mega Block of chills, thrills, and everything else of the other-worldly variety. Join the casts of The Umbrella Academy, The Haunting of Hill House and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina as they descend upon New York Comic Con to discuss their highly anticipated new series’. Plus, get a first look at The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance before anyone else. The conversations will leave you sleeping with the lights on and texting your friends about the surprises along the way!

The Umbrella Academy Talent: Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Aidan Gallagher, and Cameron Britton.

The Haunting of Hill House Talent: Michiel Huisman, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel, Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Victoria Pedretti

The Dark Crystal: The Age Of Resistance Talent: Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Talent: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Creator/EP/Writer), Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Ross Lynch, Michelle Gomez, and Chance Perdomo

MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL

Saturday, October 6 — 1:30PM – 2:45PM
The Theatre at Madison Square Garden

Witness New York Comic Con’s highly anticipated return of Daredevil, Marvel’s first superhero on Netflix! Join the series’ stars Charlie Cox, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D’Onofrio, Joanne Whalley, Wilson Bethel, Jay Ali, series showrunner, Erik Oleson and Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb for what promises to be an epic panel full of surprise reveals.

Talent: Charlie Cox, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D’Onofrio, Joanne Whalley, Wilson Bethel, Jay Ali and series showrunner, Erik Oleson.

It would appear Netflix is getting into the Halloween spirit early this year as a significant number of shows they are promoting have a supernatural angle to them.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.

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