NYCC STARTS TODAY WITH A SPECIAL EVENT!
It’s the first official day of New York Comic Con and #MOA are starting the panels off early! Bonus: If you are a #Teacher, #Educator or #Librarian hitting the con today you will have access to this special event. It’s a free, ticketed event at The New York Public Library and will feature intimate talks with Man Of Action Entertainment and Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, Scholastic, Valiant, CBC, the American Library Association, and more, in the iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman building in Bryant Park. With panels and workshops on #comics lesson planning, creating a gaming space in your local library, and using books to spark political interest in students, #NYCC professional programming in the New York Public Library will provide librarians and educators with new and exciting ways to connect to their students and patrons.
Image Comics: Imaginative Worlds for Younger Readers Panel
Location – Celeste Auditorium, Level A
Time – 3:20pm-4:05pm
Moderator – David Brothers
Image Speakers – Nick Dragotta, Meredith Finch, Sebastian Girner, Joe Kelly, Gregg Schigiel, Steve Seagle
“Books for younger readers are booming and Image is exploding with kid and teen focused content! Known for the variety and over-arching quality of their mature titles, Image is bringing the best and the brightest to an expanding catalogue of youth-oriented books. Creators working across a wide range of topics and styles will discuss their exciting new projects and talk about what it’s like to work in the fantastic and fun world of comics for the younger set.” With audience Q&A.
This is a free, ticketed event for #librarians, #teachers, and #educators, which will take place on Thursday, October 5 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at New York Public Library’s Bryant Park location, which is located near the 7 Train at 476 5th Avenue (enter at 42nd Street near 5th Avenue). An NYCC professional badge is required for entry (your badge is your ticket!).