Today is day one for New York Comic Con. Although not as massive as the Summer Comic Con in San Diego, this is still a big event. Attending the event are a number of Star Trek licensees who have booths as well as some Star Trek related panels. Also in attendance will be Marina Sirtis and a few other Trek celebs. See below for a list of what Trek fans can add to their list of things to do at NYCC.
STAR TREK PANELS
IDW 10th Anniversary Celebration and the Road Ahead
(6-Feb 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Room 1A07)
Hosted by IDW Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall, this key panel features upcoming news and announcements as well as a great Q&A with guest panelists Peter David (Fallen Angel, Sir Apropos of Nothing), Mike Costa (GI Joe: Cobra), J.K. Woodward (Fallen Angel), Andy Schmidt (Transformers and Star Trek), and Scott Tipton (Star Trek)! Find out what’s new with Locke & Key, Star Trek, Doctor Who, and more!
Cryptic Studios Champions Online and Star Trek Online
(7-Feb 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A24)
Known for launching City of Heroes and City of Villains, Cryptic Studios remains one of the top MMO development studios in the U.S. With upcoming projects like the super hero based, comic book heavy Champions Online and one of the largest sci-fi properties for an online game Star Trek, the studio remains very busy. Creative Director Jack Emmert and Executive Producer for Champions Online Bill Roper will be on hand to show off both games as well as talk with fans about these two exciting projects!
Star Trek in Print
(8-Feb 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Room 1A07)
A round table with some of the biggest names in publishing speaking about where the USS Enterprise is, has, and will be heading in the literary galaxy. Panelists include Margaret Clark, Andy Schmidt, David Mack, Peter David, and Robert Greenberger (moderator).
STAR TREK LICENSEE EXHIBITORS
TokyoPop – Booth 1621
S&S/Pocket Books – Booth 1402
Cryptic Sudios – Booth 1341
Diamond Select Toys – Booth 1133
Mattel Toys – Booth 923
STAR TREK CELEBRITIES
Marina Sirtis – Special Guest
TNG’s Troi has signings and photo sessions lined up:
- Fan Expo Canada Booth Celebrity Autographing — Fri. 4pm to 6pm Sat. Noon to 5pm Sun. Noon to 2pm
- Fan Expo Canada Free Celebrity Photo Session – Saturday only at 3pm
Others Trek celebs attending include:
More writers and artists related to Star Trek comics past and present will be available, more info on the NYCC Guests Page.
STAR TREK EVENTS
(7-Feb 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM & 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM – Variant Stage)
Start Trekkin’, simply, performs improvised skits based on the original Star Trek series. Many call what they do magic, but the Start Trekkin’ team knows it to be highly logical. Be you primitive minded subspecies or super-intelligent beings with no moral fibre and an Oedipus complex, Start Trekkin’ still warp your mind to the far reaches of funny.
More info and ticket information at nycomiccon.com.