BURBANK, California (September 15th, 2014) – Batman returns to Gotham as DC Entertainment (DCE) celebrates his 75th Anniversary beginning October 9 at New York Comic Con. Festivities include an impressive booth and an all-star panel line-up in celebration of The Dark Knight. DCE’s panels will dive into bestselling titles, offer exciting new announcements and highlight new creative teams and brand new Gotham-based series.
* A highlight of DCE’s activities at New York Comic Con will be a must-see “Batman 75th Anniversary” panel that gathers renowned Batman talent for an in-depth discussion. On hand to celebrate the World’s Greatest Detective will be famous Batman artist Jim Lee (BATMAN: HUSH), DCE Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns (BATMAN: EARTH ONE), bestselling BATMAN creative team, writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, superstar BATMAN artist Neal Adams and the “voice of Batman” Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series, Batman: Arkham Knight). Saturday 2pm Empire Stage 1-E
* Get an inside look at some of the amazing work from DCE’s female creatives at the “Women Of DC Entertainment” panel which will include JOKER’S DAUGHTER writer Marguerite Bennett, new series GOTHAM ACADEMY writer Becky Cloonan, HARLEY QUINN writer/artist Amanda Conner, WONDER WOMAN writer Meredith Finch, COFFIN HILL writer Caitlin Kittredge, SECRET SIX writer Gail Simone, and new BATGIRL artist Babs Tarr. Saturday 6:15pm Room Room 1A06
* Get your download on the latest “DC Digital” titles from new series including ARROW: SEASON 2.5, THE FLASH: SEASON ZERO, SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN, as well as INJUSTICE and SMALLVILLE. You won’t want to miss sneak peeks and exciting news about what’s on the horizon for the digital slate. Panelists include Marc Guggenheim, Bruno Redondo, Marc Andreyko, Shawn Kittlesen, and Bryan Q. Miller. Sunday 2:00pm Room Room 1A21
* Get an inside look at Vertigo’s genre-defying titles at the “Vertigo: Defy Conventions” which will amaze with trend-setting comics and top-notch talent. Plus be there for sneak peeks at what’s to come from the imprint that consistently defies expectations. Friday 5:15pm Room Room 1A06
* “Mad About MAD” – MAD Magazine presents the latest from the Usual Gang Of Idiots in this hilarious, must-see panel! Thursday 6:15pm Room 1A24
* Fans will be able to pick up exciting New York Comic Con exclusives including variant cover editions of THE MULTIVERSITY #1, BATMAN #35, BATGIRL #35, and two editions of HARLEY QUINN: FUTURES END #1 – “Love It” and “Hate It.”