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The headline says it all: MARVEL TV SPOTLIGHTS BLOCKBUSTER LINEUP AT NEW YORK COMIC CON!
The joint press release from Marvel Television and ReedPOP, producer of the N.Y. Comic Con, announces specific premiere events for Marvel's eagerly anticipated upcoming TV projects, as it pushes to take over New York as its nexus for its fabled comic book characters.
If you have been wondering about when the hit Marvel's Agent Carter would return for its second season and what would be at the center of the plot after her entire agency's shakeup, it seems Marvel wants to save the juicy news for the stage at the New York Comic Con (NYCC).
Read on and learn all about Ms. Carter, as well as the first ever group meeting of the cast of the Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Jessica Jones at NYCC and world Premiere screenings - before the shows air - and exclusive panels for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel’s Daredevil’, the brand new animated Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors’ .
D.C. Comics has left the inspiration for Gotham, as Warner Bros. moved from its long held headquarters in New York City to California, which is oddly sunny for a franchise based around the gloomy underbelly of Gotham.
Marvel, which has for most of its history been set in the real world, with Manhattan as a glorious backdrop as Stan Lee loved Spiderman slinging web through the legendary buildings and Matt the Daredevil of Hell's Kitchen battling in the grim city streets.
The New York Comic Con is nearly here, and the exclusive Marvel showings will give fans an exclusive experience that they could not find anywhere else on earth.
The following is the just released press release in its entirety:
MARVEL TELEVISION SPOTLIGHTS BLOCKBUSTER LINEUP AT NEW YORK COMIC CON
The cast of the Netflix Original Series ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ makes their first-ever appearance on the Main Stage.
World Premiere Screenings and Exclusive Panels Bring ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter,’ ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and ‘Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors’ to NYCC .
NORWALK, CT – September 10, 2015 – Marvel Television and ReedPOP, producer of New York Comic Con (NYCC), are once again making NYCC the ultimate destination for exclusive Fan experiences with the announcement of an action-packed lineup at the show. As part of the Marvel Television roster, Fans will witness the first cast appearance of the upcoming Netflix Original Series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones and catch the world-premiere of an all-new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Those in attendance will also get an inside glimpse at what's next for Marvel Animation with an exclusive look at Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors and new series, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
On Friday, October 9, Marvel Fans will get a taste of the future of Marvel live action and animation with the world premiere of an all-new episode from the action-packed third season of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., before it debuts on ABC, in a panel moderated by Jeph Loeb, Marvel's Head of Television and series Executive Producer. On the same day, Marvel Animation will present an exclusive first look at new episodes and sneak peeks of its hit animated series Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors, and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
On Saturday, October 10, the highly anticipated Marvel Television and Netflix panel will kick off on the Main Stage featuring the cast of the upcoming Netflix original series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Also moderated by Marvel’s Head of Television and series Executive Producer, Jeph Loeb, this exclusive panel will give fans a first look at this exciting new Netflix Original Series, which will be available streaming on Friday, Nov. 20. The panel will also look back at some fan-favorite moments with the cast from the critically acclaimed first season of Marvel’s Daredevil.
"With so much of Marvel’s history rooted in New York City, it is only right for us to save our biggest reveals and announcements for New York Comic Con," said Loeb. "Our Fans are in for an awesome experience and will get a glimpse of things that no one on the planet will be able to see anywhere else.”
"New York Comic Con has become the go-to event for Marvel Fans and enthusiasts to get advance looks at some of the most highly anticipated programming," said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. "We are very excited that Marvel has once again chosen NYCC as the place to debut their new content and can’t wait to see the Fans’ excitement as we welcome the cast of Marvel’s Jessica Jones for their first group appearance.”
Below are specific details on Marvel Television's New York Comic Con events:
Marvel Animation Presents
Friday, October 9 – 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television) brings you the biggest animation panel in this universe – or any other. Get an exclusive first look at new episodes from Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors as well as glimpses of exciting new Marvel series and seasons on Disney XD!
Marvel Television Presents: Agents of Primetime
Friday, October 9 – 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television) returns with exciting news about your favorite Marvel agents on ABC! Be the first to see an all-new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. before it airs on ABC and find out what’s ahead for Peggy and Jarvis in the upcoming season of Marvel’s Agent Carter!
The Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Jessica Jones and Marvel’s Daredevil
Saturday, October 10 – 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM
Join the cast of the new Netflix original series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, in their first-ever appearance, as they answer questions and reveal secrets from the hotly-anticipated show debuting on Netflix later this year and celebrate some of the greatest moments from season 1 of Marvel’s Daredevil. Moderated by Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television), this panel promises to be one you won’t want to miss!
New York Comic Con, the crown jewel of New York Super Week, will take place on October 8-11 at the Javits Center in New York City, is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention with the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. New York Comic Con's panels and autograph sessions give Fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators, while screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. New York Comic Con is the ultimate pop culture convention and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media and licensing capital of the world. Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel’s Agent Carter, Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones join additional film and television projects coming to New York Comic Con including Pretty Little Liars, Star Wars Rebels, Game of Thrones and more.
For a full list of content at NYCC and for more information, please visit www.NewYorkComicCon.com or and New York Comic Con's social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).