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Uniquely New York City (NYC)

   
     
 

New York City (NYC)
NY Comic-Con

 
 

Photo Credit: NY Comic-Con
 
     
 
Update:
The 2017 NY Comic-Con will be held October 5-8 at the Javits Center.
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New York is home to various conventions and cultural events, one of the most popular conventions is New York Comic Con. This exciting event draws crowds from all over the world with interests in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.  The four-day annual event attracts notable names from the entertainment business, as well as various authors and artists. Through the autograph sessions fans are given the opportunity to briefly meet many big names in the entertainment community. New York Comic-Con also features various panels and screenings of up and coming movies and TV shows.


Visitors interested in the creative field can also check out the artist’s alley, where many writers, artists and illustrators will be stationed. What makes NYC Comic Con unique are the thousands of hobbyists who come to Cosplay, or dress up in hand crafted outfits as fictional characters from popular culture. New York Comic Con has gained popularity in recent years, with tickets selling out as early as June. In 2015, over 167,000 people attended the event.

 
     
 

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Sources:

www.newyorkcomiccon.com