IDW & Top Shelf NYCC 2017 Exclusives, Panels and Signings

Headed to New York Comic Con? Check out the IDW Booth located at #1844. Here are some of the EXCLSUIVES, SIGNINGS and PANELS:


Thursday October 5th

10:00 – 12:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter MilliganTess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
10:00 – 11:00 Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler
11:00 – 12:00 Comic Book History of Comics – Fred Van LenteRyan Dunlavey
12:00 – 1:00 Star Wars Adventures – Derek CharmLandry 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 Sublime – W. 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 ROM – David MessinaPaolo 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 AgesLocke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
6:00 – 7:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Michael DialynasUlises FarinasRyan FerrierMateus SantoloucoJames Tynion IV

Friday October 6th

10:45 – 11:15 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Max Landis,
Arvind Ethan David 
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
11:15 – 12:00 IDW PDX Presents FULL BLEED – Cassey Kuo
11:15 – 12:00 Top Shelf Soiree – Shannon 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 Robo – Brian ClevingerScott Wegener
1:00 – 2:00 Sword of AgesLocke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
1:00 – 3:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter MilliganTess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
2:00 – 3:00 The Beauty of Horror – Alan Robert
3:30 – 5:15 Star Trek: New Visions – John Byrne
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
5:30 – 6:00 Dirk Gently – Elijah WoodSamuel BarnettHannah Marks,
Jade EsheteFiona DourifMpho Koaho
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)

Plus! Don’t miss Peter Milligan & Tess Fowler signing Kid Lobotomy at St. Mark’s Comics Fridayat 8PM!

Saturday October 7th

10:00 – 11:00 Star Wars Adventures – Derek CharmJon Sommariva,
Landry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
10:00 – 11:00 First Strike – Mairghread Scott
11:00 – 12:00 Samurai Jack – Fabian Rangel Jr.
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
11:00 – 12:00 Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler
12:00 – 1:00 Love is Love ­– Matthew Rosenberg, Chris RyallCat Staggs
1:00 – 2:00 Dirk Gently – Arvind Ethan DavidRobert HackIlias Kyriazis
1:00 – 2:00 Sword of AgesLocke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
2:00 – 3:00 Top Shelf Soiree –Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Tara O’Connor (Roots), Janet Lee (Return of The Dapper Men)
2:00 – 3:00 The Story of Men – Zep
2:00 – 3:00 Siberia 56 – Alexis Sentenac
2:00 – 4:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter MilliganTess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
3:00 – 4:00 Judge Dredd – Ulises FarinasErick Freitas
3:00 – 4:00 Assassinistas – Tini 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 Turtles – Michael DialynasUlises Farinas,
Erick FreitasRyan FerrierMateus Santolouco,
6:00 – 7:00 Star Trek – Cecil CastellucciDonny CatesCryssy Cheung, Marc LamingDeclan Shalvey

Sunday October 8th

10:00 – 11:00 Jem and the Holograms – Jen Bartel, Gisele Lagace
10:00 – 11:00 Top Shelf Soiree – Kim 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 SommarivaFreddie E. Williams II
11:00 – 1:00 Kid Lobotomy – Peter MilliganTess Fowler
(*Free Sketches!)
12:00 – 1:00 Assassinistas – Tini Howard
1:00 – 2:00 My Little Pony – Ted AndersonTony FleecsAgnes Garbowska,
Sara RichardAndy PriceJeremy Whitley
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 Star Wars Adventures – Elsa CharretierDerek Charm,
            Pierrick ColinetCavan ScottLandry Walker
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 DuckTales – Joe Caramagna
3:00 – 4:00 Sword of AgesLocke & Key – Gabriel Rodriguez
4:00 – 5:00 Sh*t My President Says – Shannon Wheeler


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



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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)


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!

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