NYCC 2014: Avatar Signings Include Max Brooks, Mike Costa, Garth Ennis, Kieron Gillen, Justin Jordan, And Simon Spurrier


Avatar Press are making a splash this year with an all-star line-up of signings at their booth, #1920, some ticketed, so make a note of that, including Max Brooks, Mike Costa, Garth Ennis, Kieron Gillen, Justin Jordan, and Simon Spurrier, with a host of exclusives including the new "Taste Test" teaser for Alan Moore and Gabriel Andrade's Crossed #100 storyline coming in December. They've also got a number of panels worthy of sinking your teeth into.

Here's a complete listing of both signings and panels:

Signing times:


2:00 to 3:30 – Garth Ennis (a ticketed event, please stop by the Avatar booth for details)

2:00 to 4:30 – Simon Spurrier

2:30 to 4:30 – Max Brooks

3:30 to 4:30 – Kieron Gillen

3:30 to 4:30 – Mike Costa

3:30 to 4:30 – Justin Jordan

5:15 to 6:00 – PANEL – Avatar and Max Brooks – Room 1A14

Avatar Press & Max Brooks – Cutting Edge Comics:  

AvatarPressLogoThursday 10/9 5:15 – 6:00:  New York Times Bestselling Author, Max Brooks joins Avatar Press Publisher William Christensen and other top Writers to give the scoop on new projects and Creators joining the industry's most ground-breaking, risk-taking publisher! Max Brooks hosts this Q&A panel and walk through the frightful world of Avatar Press comics! Want insight into the hottest titles from industry luminaries like Ennis, Brooks, & Moore? Find out what new terrors this rogue publisher will unleash in the months ahead!   Room 1A14

6:00 to 7:00 – Max Brooks

6:00 to 7:00 – Simon Spurrier


12:00 to 2:00 – Max Brooks

1:00 to 3:00 – Garth Ennis (a ticketed event)

2:00 to 3:00 – Mike Costa

2:00 to 6:00 – Simon Spurrier

3:30 to 6:00 – Max Brooks

4:00 to 5:30 – Kieron Gillen

6:15 to 7:00 – PANEL – Kieron Gillen – Room 1A14

Kieron Gillen Spotlight:

Kieron Uber 1Friday 10/10  6:15 – 7:00:   Kieron Gillen's Phonogram and Journey Into Mystery comics have made him one of the hottest Writers in the industry. Uber changed the face of war comics with an unrelenting look at super soldiers in World War II. Now this rising star talks all things comics and gives a sneak preview of his next big Avatar project. Find out in a Q&A with Kieron himself about his new series Mercury Heat, get the lowdown on the game changing events coming up in Uber and a new original series announcement!  Room 1A14


11:30 to 12:30 – Max Brooks

12:00 to 1:30 – Garth Ennis (a ticketed event)

12:00 to 3:00 – Simon Spurrier

1:00 to 1:45 – PANEL – Max Brooks  – Room 1A18

Max Brooks – Zombies vs. Vampires: The Extinction Parade Survival Panel:

MaxBrooks1Saturday 10/11  1:00 – 1:45:  Max Brooks, the bestselling Author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, returns to provide intel and anecdotes on how to survive a Vampires vs Zombies apocalypse! Brooks comes to New York Comic Con to share his insight on his new comic series Extinction Parade: War and into the rotting minds of the shambling dead, the aristocratic self-entitled vampire race and to field questions from zombie-phobic Fans! Get your questions answered from the source in this exciting Q&A opportunity!  Room 1A18

2:00 to 5:00 – Max Books

3:30 to 6:00 – Garth Ennis (a ticketed event)

4:30 to 6:30 – Simon Spurrier

5:00 to 6:00 – Mike Costa

5:00 to 6:30 – Kieron Gillen

7:00 to 7:45 – PANEL – Garth Ennis / Crossed  – Room 1A21

Garth Ennis – Crossed DOA & the Future of Crossed:

Garth EnnisSaturday 10/11  7:00 – 7:45:  Survival horror changed forever when Garth Ennis created the grueling world of Crossed. For over five years he has defined the genre with an unrelenting series which dares you to read and experience the horror. Join an all-star panel of creators as Garth Ennis (Preacher, Crossed) is joined by Simon Spurrier (Crossed: Wish You Were Here), Justin Jordan (Crossed: Badlands) and a very special comics giant guest to reveal the future of Crossed comics, webseries and the DOA live action webisodes!  Room 1A21


11:00 to 12:00 am – Kieron Gillen

12:00 to 3:00 pm – Max Brooks

12:00 to 4:00 pm – Simon Spurrier

1:00 to 2:00 pm – Mike Costa

1:00 to 2:00 pm – Justin Jordan

Avatar Press is the parent company of Bleeding Cool

About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.

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