Publisher Brings Music and Graphic Novels Together On and Off the Show Floor of Pop Culture Spectacle
NEW YORK, NY—The New York based publisher continues to ramp up its publishing lineup, with huge names from music in comics in attendance to announce future projects throughout the weekend!
On Friday afternoon, Forbidden Planet will host the members of Skillet, who will sign their first-ever graphic novel, EDEN: A Skillet Graphic Novel from 4-6pm. This rare opportunity to meet the band is open to all Skillet fans, with or without a New York Comic Con badge. The band will not be making an appearance on the show floors, so don’t miss your chance to get your Skillet graphic novel signed! RSVP to the event here.
EDEN; A Skillet Graphic Novel Signing
Forbidden Planet NYC
New York, NY 10003
Friday October 4
4 p.m.–6 p.m.
Fans can catch the band beforehand on the SyFy Wire Live Stage, for an exclusive interview with lead singer and graphic novel co-writer, John Cooper, alongside his bandmates, who all appear as characters in the graphic novel. Catch Skillet at the SyFy Wire Live Stage Friday at 12:15 p.m. or stream online at http://www.syfy.com/nycc and https://www.youtube.com/syfywire.
Next up, on Saturday morning, Eisner nominated comics writer Jason Aaron (Conan The Barbarian, The Mighty THOR, Scalped, Southern Bastards) will appear on the SyFy Wire Live Stage to announce his upcoming Z2 debut! Catch him for a full thirty-minute interview discussing this and other projects at 11:15 a.m.
That evening, Jason Aaron will join an all-star cast of creators for the official Z2 panel, alongside Z2’s Josh Frankel and Sridhar Reddy, writer Ryan Cady (Genesis One: A Poppy Graphic Novel), Chris Miskiwiecz and Noah Van Sciver (Grateful Dead Origins). Full details can be found below:
Z2 Comics Presents: Making Music in Graphic Novels
Saturday, October 5
7:45 pm-8:45 pm Room 1A24
What is a graphic album? Z2 Comics, in working with the likes of Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Japanese kawaii-metal phenomenons BABYMETAL, Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Beirsack and pop-internet enigma Poppy have pioneered the marriage of comics with music. The pairing of some of the finest talents in comics with groundbreaking and legendary musicians has led to a rich, immersive experience that pushes the possibilities of what both comics and music can do.