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Disney Publishing Worldwide at New York Comic Con 2012

Disney will be attending the New York Comic Con this year and they’re bringing you face to face with the authors and illustrators that make the world of Disney come true, in addition to in-booth signings, and exclusive giveaways. For a look at what to expect, check out their schedule below.

 

BOOTH GIVEAWAYS:

From Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus to Disney “It’s a Small World,” there is something for everyone. Giveaways include:

  • Marvel preview booklet
  • Heroes of Olympus water bottles
  • Rick Riordan’s The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel posters
  • Disney “It’s a Small World” tote bags

AUTHORS:

  • Alexandra Bracken, author of The Darkest Minds (Hyperion, December 18, 2012)
  • Orpheus Collar, illustrator of The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel (Disney-Hyperion, October 2, 2012)
  • Dan Krokos, author of False Memory (Hyperion, August 14, 2012) and False Sight (Hyperion, August 13, 2013)
  • Victoria Schwab, author of The Archived (Hyperion, January 22, 2013)

 

PANELS & SIGNINGS:

Friday, October 12th:

 

Signing:

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM       Signing with Dan Krokos (False Sight advance copies) and Alexandra Bracken (The Darkest Minds advance copies)

Location: Disney Publishing Worldwide, Booth 1132

 

Panel:

1:30-2:30 PM                      “Passion, Power, and Paranormals!”

Location: Room 1A14
Description: Authors Keri Arthur, Maureen Johnson, Tahereh Mafi, Tonya Hurley, Margaret Stohl, Dan Krokos (False Memory), Alexandra Bracken (The Darkest Minds), and Kalayna Price discuss the inclusion of romantic elements in their action-packed novels. If dating the undead wasn’t tricky enough, these protagonists must also battle the forces of evil while trying to keep their sanity and the world safe from destruction. Moderator Jocelyn Davies will have the authors divulging the steamy details behind creating their characters and their tricky love affairs.

 

Signing:

3:15-4:15 PM                      Post-Panel signing: “Passion, Power, and Paranormals!”                                                                            

Location: Autographing Area, Tables 2, 3, and 4

 

Saturday, October 13:

 

Signing:

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM       Signing with Victoria Schwab (The Archived advance copies)

Location: Disney Publishing Worldwide Booth 1132

 

Signing:

1:00-2:00 PM                     Signing with Orpheus Collar (The Red Pyramid: Graphic Novel)

Location: Disney Publishing Worldwide Booth 1132

 

Panel:

1:30-2:30 PM                      “Hocus Pocus: Magic & Monsters in Science-Fiction and Fantasy”

                                                Location: Room 1A08
Description: Science-Fiction and Fantasy authors discuss the costs and consequences of “magic” in their novels. Moderator Beth Revis will have authors Andrea Cremer, Jacqueline Carey, Jocelynn Drake, Kim Harrison, Max Gladstone, Cecil Castellucci, Victoria Schwab (The Archived), and Richard Kadrey dishing about the the scary, hairy, and dangerous creatures that lurk in the worlds they have created.

 

Signing:

2:45-3:45 PM                      Post-Panel signing: “Hocus Pocus: Magic & Monsters in Science-Fiction and Fantasy”

Location: Autographing Area, Tables 2, 3, and 4

 

Panel:

7:45-8:45 PM                      “The World of Graphic Novels”

Location: Room 1A06
Description: Restaurants, outer space, fantastical worlds, high school — graphic novels today will take readers to all these places and more!  How do graphic novelists combine words and pictures to create the worlds within their books?  Authors Fred Chao, Zack Giallongo, Ben Hatke, Tyler Crook, and Orpheus Collar (The Red Pyramid: Graphic Novel) discuss how world-building works in the world of comics.

 

 

Sunday, October 14:

 

Panel:

10:45-11:45 AM “Action-Packed Comics to Grown On”

Location: Room 1A08
Description: Want to raise a comic book aficionado? Start here! With characters ranging from a neurotic rabbit to a crime-fighting lunch lady and formats from graphic novels to pop-ups, authors Patrick McDonnell (Mutts comic strip), Philip Amara (So You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist), Ben Hatke (Legends of Zita the Spacegirl), Zach Giallongo (Broxo) and Orpheus Collar (The Red Pyramid: The Graphic Novel) are masters at penning favorites for the youngest age group.  Look forward to a discussion about presenting the comic book genre to the littlest readers in an accessible and often downright hilarious way guaranteed to have them reading AND creating works of their own.

 

Signing:

12:00-1:00 PM                   Post-panel signing: “Action-Packed Comics to Grown On”

Location: Autographing Area, Tables 2, 3, and 4

 

Panel:

1:30-2:30 PM                      “Kids/YA Publisher Spotlight”

                                                Location: Room 1A07

Description: Come hear the advance buzz about what’s coming up from Disney Publishing Worldwide, First Second, Macmillan Kids, HarperCollins, Little, Brown, Random House, Penguin Young Readers, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, and Tor!  Editors and marketing staff come together to recommend their favorite upcoming books by exciting new authors and illustrators — accompanied with giveaways, trivia, and most of all, FUN!

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