It's A Hard Life Being The NYCC Panel Scheduler


247 panels and counting. It's a hard job being the New York Comic Con panel scheduler.

Bleeding Cool's own panel at New York Comic Con can be found at the end of Saturday night, closing out the show, when everyone is hitting the bars/parties or catching the Red Eye to Los Angeles.

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Which is quite useful in that we can say anything we want, safe in the knowledge it won't be reported on either The Mary Sue or Breitbart.

Now there are always far too many events for any one person to go to at NYCC. And simultaneous delights that have to be chosen from. You will ne ver get to do all you want to do. But there are a few clashes of panels that look a little unfortunate, as audiences and potential panellists could be divided.

Firstly, the Joe Quesada panel and the Marvel "Divided We Stand" panel are on at the same time. Which, I admit, does seem rather apt.


But having Geeks Of Color: The Force Awakens panel and the Black Heroes Matter panel on at exactly the same time is a little more unfortunate.

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As does having the Super Asian America panel and the Avatar The Last Airbender panel on at same time.

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And even having a quarter hour crossover between Empowering Girls Through Entertainment and Women Of Marvel  – and a further quarter hour crossover between Women Of Marvel and Women Of Color.

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Decisions, decisions, decisions… thankfully Bleeding Cool will have around 30 reporters at the show, doing our best to let you know what's going on!

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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