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The Incredible New York Comic Con Smashes into 2022!


New York’s biggest event for comics, cartoons, sci-fi, movies, and more returns as the New York Comic Con descends upon the Javits Center. From October 6th to the 9th NYCC will host a multitude of screenings, special panels, and a mammoth artist’s alley. Comic guests include Adam Kubert, Arthur Adams, Chrissie Zullo, Janet Sung, Joshua Swaby, Peach Momoko, and many, many more.

Special film and entertainment guests include parody virtuoso Weird Al Yankovic, Brendan Fraser, Cassandra Peterson, and author Diana Gabaldon. The eagerly awaited Super Mario Bros. film trailer will be exhibited to fans eager to see Brooklyn’s native son and video game superstar hit the big screen (for the first time since the 90s). Experts from on the Japanese comics industry will weigh in on the Best & Worst Manga of 2022 panel. HBO Max’s Velma series, taking an adult spin on the classic character, will be screened with a guest appearance by Mindy Kaling. For animation fans, the Adult Swim movie Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm will be premiered, and the US premiere of the hotly anticipated dub of Chainsaw Man. Even TV’s Svengoolie is taking part in NYCC with a special panel moderated by comic book publisher Dan DiDio.

So get your most comfortable shoes (or your best costume), and get ready for a comics and media onslaught.

To learn more, go to:

New York Comic Con
October 6 - 9, 2022

Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10014

19th Annual Games for Change Festival: Video Games Reach Out


Video games are a place for creativity, communication, and breaking barriers. Leading the charge for what video games can be capable of is the Games For Change Festival.  Running July 13 - 16, the 19th Annual Games for Change Festival will be held at The Times Center (242 W 41st St, New York, NY) July 13 to 14, and global online events July 15 and 16. Games For Change brings together a diverse mix of games industry leaders, educators, and social innovators using games and immersive media to make impactful change.

Speakers include industry heavyweights and world luminaries like Nolan Bushnell (Founder of Atari), Kjersti Fløgstad (Nobel Peace Center), and Allison Matthews (Minecraft Education). Every year, the Games for Change Festival The curated list of events, featured talks, workshops, and networking opportunities are designed to elevate awareness of how gaming technology is being used to transform a growing list of sectors, including health, education, and world affairs.

To learn more, go to:

19th Annual Games For Change Festival
July 13 - 16, 2022

Times Center
242 W 41st Street
New York, NY 10036

The Electrifying Future of Cars at the New York Auto Show


The perennial favorite of the Javits Center, the New York Auto Show, returns April 15 to the 24th, 2022. The future of cars is on full display across several massive floors along with press conferences from Jeep, Hyundai, Kia, Chevrolet, Nissan, Chrysler, and more.

2022-NYIAS-POSTER-scaledThe Electric Vehicle Indoor Test Track lets visitors see the advancements coming to EVs and take a wide array of electric vehicles for a test spin. In the Exotics exhibit you can see supercars, hypercars and exclusive luxury vehicles from Bentley, Karma, Lamborghini, Porsche, and Rolls Royce. Ford’s indoor ride experience includes an immersive and exhilarating Mustang Mach-E experience designed to showcase the future-forward electric vehicle’s abilities and learn more about the embedded technology and connectivity built into every vehicle. For those looking for a more light-weight and less gas guzzling way to get around, the All-new for the 2022 Micro Mobility Expo & Test Track features a range of electric bikes and scooters. Saratoga Auto Museum High Voltage Exhibit shows off electric vehicles dating back to the early 20th century along with a rare 1909 Studebaker Electric Suburban Model and a one-of-a-kind 1977 GE100, built to celebrate General Electric’s centennial.

All this and more manufacturers and concept cars than you can shake a stick shift at will be on display!

To learn more, go to:

New York Auto Show
April 15- 24, 2022

Jacob K. Javits Center


Anime NYC 2021: The Japanese Animation Boom at the Javits

New York’s biggest anime event returns to the Javits Center with Anime NYC, running November 19 - 21, 2021. With a slew of panels, screenings, and autograph sessions, there’s something from the oldest Star Blazers aficionado to the youngest Demon Slayer fan.

VTuber taste-makers Hololive will be debuting their English -Council- at the show during a special panel. Lupin The 3rd: Prison of the Past makes its world premiere along with a special appearance by the English dub cast. 1980s mech animator-extrordinaire Shinji Aramaki will be conducting a panel looking over his career and work on titles such as Genesis Climber MOSPEADA, Megazone 23, Bubblegum Crisis, and Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01. Speaking of MADOX-01, a new HD remaster will be screened during the con. The Remembering Kentaro Miura panel looks at the life and career of the Berserk author who sadly passed away in 2021. Movers-and-shakers in the anime and manga industry including GKIDS, Crunchyroll, Animeigo, and Denpa will also be exhibiting upcoming titles and news.

To learn more, go to:

Anime NYC
November 19 - 21, 2021

Jacob Javits Center


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