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The New York Comic Con 2022 guide

New York Comic Con 2022 brings panels, workshops and costumed comic book characters to life.

Shaye Weaver
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Shaye Weaver

Get your silicone ears and Infinity Gauntlets ready: The biggest pop culture event in North America is back—New York Comic Con 2022! It's back in person this year (and online) and filled with can’t-miss panels, celebrities and all the cosplay you could ever fantasize about, this event is one of the best things to do in fall.

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When is New York Comic Con?

New York Comic Con is from October 6 to October 9, 2022. 

Where is New York Comic Con?

New York Comic Con 2022 is at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Eleventh Ave in Hell's Kitchen.

How do I get New York Comic Con badges?

Tickets/badges for New York Comic Con are now on sale.

NYCC events will also be streamed for those who purchase its 4-Day Digital Ticket. You can tune into live video panels streamed during the event for most major panel rooms, audio streams for smaller rooms, and have VOD access to the recordings for 30 days after the event.

Who will be at Comic Con this year/what panels can I attend?

Expected guests include the following:

  • Cast and creatives of The Walking Dead (Saturday, Oct. 8, Main Stage)
  • Directors and producers of V/H/S/94 (Friday, Oct. 7, Room 401)
  • Outlander’s Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser), Duncan LaCroix (Murtaugh Fraser) and David Berry (Lord John Grey) along with series author Diana Gabaldon (Sunday, Oct. 9, Empire Stage)
  • Sam Heughan’s Saturday evening Q&A (Saturday, Oct. 8, Empire Stage, a separate ticket is needed)
  • The cast and director of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story (Daniel Radcliffe, Evan Rachel Wood and Eric Appel) and MTV and Comedy Central’s Josh Horowitz as well as “Weird” Al Yankovic himself (Sunday, Oct. 9, Empire Stage)
  • Select cast members and executive producers from the TV show Ghosts (Thursday, Oct. 6, Main Stage)
  • Oscar Isaac, star of Marvel’s Moon Knight, Star Wars, and Dune
  • Brendan Fraser of Doom Patrol, George of the Jungle and The Mummy
  • Christoper Lloyd from Back the Future and The Addams Family
  • Leigh Bardugo of Demon in the Wood, Shadow and Bone, Six of Crows, and Ninth House
  • Michael J. Fox of Back to the Future
  • Literary greats Brandon Sanderson, Diana Gabaldon, R. L. Stine and Leigh Bardugo
  • Comic legends Frank Miller, Greg Capullo and Frank Cho
  • Stars Freddie Prinze, Jr. (Star Wars Rebels, She’s All That), Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Anson Mount and Melissa Navia, and SpongeBob SquarePants’ Tom Kenny and Rodger Bumpass

You can see a list of all the guests and when and where to see them here.

What should I wear to New York Comic Con?

Whatever you like! Dress up (or don’t) as your favorite character from pop culture. Just be sure to check out Comic Con’s website for rules about cosplay props.

Do I need to bring proof of vaccination or wear a mask?

As an extra precaution for New York Comic Con 2022, approved face coverings are required for all participants at all times while indoors at NYCC. Verification of vaccination or proof of negative test are not required for admission to the Javits Center or NYCC 2022.

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