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The New York Comic Con 2019 guide

New York Comic Con 2019 brings panels, parties and costumed comic book characters to life at NYC's Javits Center

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Get your silicone ears and Infinity Gauntlets ready: The biggest pop culture event in North America is back and wilder than ever—New York Comic Con 2019! Filled with can’t-miss panels, celebrities, shopping and all the cosplay you could ever fantasize about, this geek Mecca is one of the best things to do in fall. If you’re feeling a bit dazed from hot-gluing your costume together (although, you could also hit up one of the city's many thrift stores), we’ve got you covered with the basics, from ticket prices to kick-ass NYC parties. And don't forget to binge the best superhero and action movies on Netflix before you go!

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When is New York Comic Con?

New York Comic Con is October 3 through October 6, 2019.

Where is New York Comic Con?

New York Comic Con 2019 is at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Eleventh Ave in Hell's Kitchen. Take the A, C, E, 1, 2 or 3 subway lines to 34th St–Penn Station.

How do I get New York Comic Con tickets?

You can purchase New Yock Comic Con tickets on the NYCC website.

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What should I wear to New York Comic?

Costumes are not mandatory, but if you’re in the cosplay spirit, you can check out some of our favorite Comic Con styles from past fests.

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