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The New York Comic Con 2023 guide

New York Comic Con 2023 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 2023! 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 12 to October 15, 2023. 

Where is New York Comic Con?

New York Comic Con 2023 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 go on sale for the general public on June 21.

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

Expected guests include the following:

  • Tom Hiddleston of Loki fame
  • Marvel star Chris Evans (Avengers: Endgame, Captain America)
  • Star Wars’ Jedi Master Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi)
  • Doctor Who stars Jodie Whittaker and David Tennant
  • Tim Curry (IT, Rocky Horror Picture Show)
  • Master of horror John Carpenter
  • Shameik Moore, the voice of Miles Morales (Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Dope)
  • Cast members from fan-favorite films and TV series Our Flag Means Death, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Mandalorian
  • Voice actors from Jujutsu Kaisen, Animaniacs, and Chainsaw Man
  • All Elite Wrestling wrestlers FTR, Sting, and Jamie Hayter
  • And comic and literary legends including Rachel Smythe, Chris Claremont, Jeff Smith, Rick Remender, Jorge Jiménez, Greg Capullo, Scott Snyder, Tom Taylor, and Cassandra Clare

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.

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