Here Are All the Black People NYCC 2016

Here Are All the Black People NYCC 2016

Last year my post about where to find African-American artists, panels and events at New York Comic Con was really popular, so this year I decided to do it again. Obviously, these events are not exclusive to just African-Americans, but if you are interested in supporting African-American artists and have no idea where to find them at the Javits Center, then this post is for you. Please let me know if I’ve missed anyone or anything! (If you want to know more about where the title comes from, click here). I will be updating this post daily through out the con!

Thursday, Oct. 6


WNDB Presents: Women and Gender Nonconforming Writers of Color in Digital Media Panel
October 06, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Room 1A18

nyccBlastr’s Fangrrls Presents: Women In Geek Media – The Saga Continues
October 06, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, Room 1A21



Afropunks and Blerds: The Black Nerd Rennaissance Panel

7:45pm-8:45pm Room 1A18


Race & Sexuality: a Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Tee “Vixen” Franklin & Steve Orlando

8:00pm-9:00pm Room 1A10

Friday, Oct. 7

black-panther50 Years of Black Panther

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze and Christopher Priest

11AM Rm 1A06

bcmlogo2BlackComicsMonth Panel

1:3opm Room 1A02



Black Girl Nerds of Color Meetup

October 07, 2016 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Bowlmor Lanes
222 W 44th St, New York

RSVP today!  Space is limited!

Tickets are $15

$20 at the door

Saturday, Oct. 8


steenz, theblerdgurl

Be your Own Superhero:

Intersectional Feminism in Comics


Room 1A18

Wendy Xu, Sam Maggs, Sam Riedel, Susana Polo, Robbie Thompson, Steenz

ack mask, theblerdgurl

Black Mask Comics: Debuting Tomorrow’s Legends

Kwanza Osajyefo, Katy Rex, Matt Pizzolo, Magdalene Vissaggio, Tini Howard, Eric Palicki


Room 1A02


Star Talk All-Stars! The Science of Science Fiction


Room 1A18

Chuck Nice, Charles Liu, Emily Rice, PJ Manney


Geeks of Color

1:30pm-2:30pm Room 1A02

Immediately Followed by the Geeks of Color Meetup at 2:45pm,  1C03

Geeks of Color Meetup at 2:45pm,  1C03


Supergirl’s Not Black!: On Being Black, Queer and Cosplaying


Room 1A05


Black Heroes Matter



Immediately followed by the Black Heroes Matter Flash Mob photo op at 2:30pm



nycc-logoComics With a Message

Room 1A02





Women in Comics Collective x Montasy Chapter 2 NYCC After Party

In honor of New York Comic Con 2016 we are hosting several events; including a Collaboration with’s Blastr Fangrrls – a Book Signing/ Author Q & A with members of the Women in Comics Collective at Montasy Chapter 2 Comic Book Shop!

There will be refreshments, raffles, giveaways, special guests and more!

Sat, October 8, 2016
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
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LOCATION:Montasy Comics Chapter 2
431 5th Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY, United States
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Sunday, Oct. 9


lion-forge-comicsLion Forge Roar


Room 1A10

FanBrosShow Present: Inclusion is Revolution- Reclaiming Geek Culture


Room 1A18

Women of Color in Comics: Race, Gender & the Comic Book Medium


Room 1A05



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