NYCC 2013: IDW To Host 5 Must-See Panels At This Year’s Sold-Out Convention

New York Comic-Con will be the east coast’s largest gathering of comic fans, creators and publishers alike! IDW will be joining the list of big names at this fan-favorite convention with a number of panels that will be the talk of the show!

NYCC 2013: IDW To Host 5 Must-See Panels At This Year’s Sold-Out ConventionIn addition to these stellar panels Taran Killam and Marc Andreyko will be selling NYCC exclusive variants with cover art by the legendary Bill Willingham of the debut issue of their new series The Illegitimates, a full month before they go on sale! Find them at Kevin Sharpe’s table in artist’s alley, #U15!

Now, check out the list, and join IDW’s all-star creators at these four-star events!

IDW: The Most Explosive Panel of 2013!
Saturday, October 12 — 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM, Room 1A10
Join IDW’s Dirk WoodChris Ryall, and Scott Dunbier, along with acclaimed creator DARWYN COOKE and another surprise legendary guest, as they set off an explosion of exciting new projects for 2014 and beyond. Includes three announcements that are sure to set the Con on fire! This panel will be a true one-of-a-kind experience that has to be seen to be believed!

IDW Presents: Taran Killam’s Illegitimates
Sunday, October 13 — 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM, Room 1A14
Fresh off his “night job” the evening before, SNL actor/comedian Taran Killam is appearing alongside co-writer Marc Andreyko and IDW’s Dirk Wood and Chris Ryall, to discuss his exciting new comic-book series, The Illegitimates! Come get the lowdown on the new series, the new SNL season, and plenty o’ laughs at this special panel delivered Live from New York!

YOE! Books Presents: Fiends, Ghouls & Haunted Horror!
Saturday, October 12 — 4:15 – 5:15 PM, Room 1A06
Join the award-winning comics historian Craig Yoe for a lively discussion and Q&A session about the pre-code classic comics that gave you night terrors! And make sure and swing by Craig Yoe’s booth at the show, #588!

IDW Publishing: Creator Visions
Sunday, October 12 — 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, Room 1A10
Join IDW’s VP of Marketing, Dirk Wood, and a virtual cavalcade of today’s most exciting creators. Featuring rising stars from David Wohl‘s Darby Pop imprint, the creative team from the hit digital “America’s Army” comics, and much more, come down and witness Wood and company pulling back the curtain on IDW’s most exciting new projects for 2014!

WILL.I.AM’s Wizards & Robots
Friday, October 11 — 1:45 – 2:45 PM, Room 1A23
Musician and visionary creative Will.i.am is launching a special project with IDW, Wizards and Robots. Will is making his first-ever comic-con appearance to discuss the comic, chat about futurism, and how he just might change the comic-book world through this unique project.

Dark Horse Deluxe Large-Scale Mass Effect Reaper Replica!

Dark Horse Deluxe announces a brand-new phase of collectibles inspired by one of the most highly decorated franchises in the history of games, Mass Effect™. The first collectible to introduce this series is a limited-edition, large-scale replica of the Reaper known as Sovereign, which will be on public display at the Dark Horse booth (#1528) at New York Comic Con. Set for release on June 26, 2013, this premium replica will be offered at a retail price of $349.99.

Fans can preorder the strictly limited, 18.5” tall replica at the BioWare store today! Each piece will be individually numbered and will include an in-game bonus item for Mass Effect 3 multiplayer*!

This craft is the flagship of the rogue Spectre Saren Arterius. Responsible for leading a devastating attack on the Citadel in the original Mass Effectgame, Sovereign is an enormous sentient dreadnought larger than two kilometers in length. The Dark Horse re-creation of Sovereign also has a sculpted base depicting a devastated city and planetary surface to convey its huge scale.

The replica will be solicited to the trade in the Dark Horse Deluxe section of the November cover dated issue of Diamond’s Previews. While the final edition size has yet to be determined, it is certain less than 1,000 of this high-end collectible will be produced!

*This in-game item will only be available for the Xbox 360 and PC versions of Mass Effect 3.