Archie Comics has released the panel schedule for the upcoming New York Comic Con, October 13-16, 2011 at the Javits Center in NYC.
Saturday, October 15
1:30PM – 2:30PM Archie Comics: Riverdale and Beyond – Archie Comics continues to blaze trails in comics, digital, and that’s just the beginning! Join Archie Co-CEO Jon Goldwater, President Mike Pellerito, Editor in Chief Victor Gorelick, iVerse’s Michael Murphey, Licensing Coordinator Kari Silbergleit, comic historian Craig Yoe (The Best of Archie’s Madhouse), superstar creator Dan Parent (Kevin Keller), Michael Uslan (Life With Archie) and Executive Director of Publicity and Marketing Alex Segura (Archie Meets Kiss) for a look into the future of Archie stories including the forthcoming Archie Meets Kiss crossover! Join us for major announcements, special guest stars, digital and much more! All attendees will receive giveaway bags with over $100 worth of content including B&V BEACH PARTY, ARCHIE: WILL YOU MARRY ME?, MEGA MAN and SONIC comics! Room 1A02
Sunday, October 16
10:45AM – 11:45AM Archie Video Games: Sonic and Mega Man – This year Sonic celebrates his 20th anniversary and for 19 of those years, Archie has crafted an epic and exciting comic universe around Sonic the Hedgehog and the many wonderful characters that populate the universe of the SEGA character, recently taking the Blue Blur back to his video game roots in a story arc appropriately titled, “Genesis”. As if that wasn’t enough blue, this panel also highlights the top selling Mega Man series featuring the Blue Bomber’s compelling, detailed universe of the best-selling video game series. Join writer Ian Flynn (Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Universe, Mega Man), artist Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man), Editor Paul Kaminski (Sonic, Mega Man), Archie President Mike Pellerito and Executive Director of Publicity and Marketing Alex Segura for a discussion that promises to be full of big Sonic and Mega Man news, teasers, artwork and more!