Thanks to Justin for sending us the programming schedule for NYCC; here are all the listings that pertain to Star Wars and/or Lucasfilm including a Hasbro Action Figure Panel: –
Star Wars: The Blueprints by J.W. Rinzler
Date: Friday, October 14 – 10:45 am – 11:45 am Location: 1A03 Description: New York Times best-selling author and Lucasfilm Executive Editor J.W. Rinzler (author of The Making of Star Wars) discusses his latest book–about the unsung heroes of the Star Wars movies: the production designers, set dressers, and draftsmen in UK art departments. Rinzler will show how they designed the iconic sets of the original trilogy and show exclusive photos–from Star Wars: The Blueprints. Special guest: Les Dilley, Academy Award winning art director of Star Wars.
Star Wars Collectibles with Chris Spitale
Date: Friday, October 14 – 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Location: 1A15 Description: Lucas Licensing’s Senior Manager of Global Product Development, Chris Spitale, moderates a STAR WARS collectibles panel, previewing the latest offerings from eFX, Gentle Giant Studios, Kotobukiya, and Sideshow Collectibles.
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Main Panel
Date: Friday, October 14 – 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Location: MTV Theater, 1A10 Description: Check online guide for further details on this panel.
Star Wars Crafts with Bonnie Burton
Date: Friday, October 14 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: 1B03 Description: Give in to the power of the crafty side! Find out how to turn felt and googly eyes into a Jedi Master with this fun hands-on bag puppet tutorial. The Star Wars Crafts Book (Del Rey/LucasBooks) author Bonnie Burton shows fans of all ages how to make Star Wars bag puppets from her new book. Bonnie is also the author of You Can Draw Star Wars (DK Publishing) and Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Klutz Books).
Star Wars Trivia Contest
Date: Friday, October 14 – 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Location: Hasbro Stage Description: Come and compete for great Star Wars prizes in New York Comic Con’s Star Wars Trivia Contest. This last person standing contest is open to all and will be hosted by Star Wars artist Kevin Liell. So brush-up on your Star Wars knowledge and get ready for the biggest trivia contest in the Galaxy!
Hasbro Star Wars Action Figure Panel
Date: Friday, October 14 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: 1A23 Description: Join members of Hasbro’s STAR WARS Marketing and Design team as they discuss current and upcoming toys and action figures and reveal some never before seen upcoming figures!
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Q&A Panel with MMORPG.com
Date: Friday, October 14 – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: American Airlines Theater, 1A06 Description: Check online guide for further details on this panel.
Mark Hamill Spotlight
Date: Friday, October 14 – 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: MTV Theater, 1A10 Description: While most known for his lead role in the Classic Star Wars Trilogy, Mark is also a prolific voice actor who has lent his voice to hundreds of cartoons including Batman: The Animated Series, The Simpsons, Samurai Jack and Powerpuff Girls. Also, an avid comic book collector and writer, Hamill created his own comic book anti-hero, The Black Pearl, for Dark Horse Comics. Meet Mark Hamill in the spotlight panel!
Red Tails: A Dogfight from All Angles with Miles Perkins – Actor, Airman and Artist
Date: Saturday, October 15 – 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Location: American Airlines Theater, 1A06 Description: Lucasfilm’s Red Tails, a high-flying action epic inspired by the heroic exploits of the first all African-American aerial combat unit, is set to fly into theaters on January 20, 2012. An inspirational action film, Red Tails is about a squadron of exceptional young men who triumph over incredible odds to become the top gun pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen. This panel brings together actors from the film, artists from world-renowned visual effects company Industrial Light & Magic and a real American hero – one of the original Tuskegee Airman. Be among the very first to see an exclusive clip from the movie – a spine-tingling dogfight sequence! Miles Perkins, Director of Marketing and Communications for ILM moderates as the group discusses what it was like to act, create and live the action of an aerial dogfight.
New-Gen with Mark Hamill
Date: Saturday, October 15 – 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Location: American Airlines Theater, 1A06 Description: Mark Hamill appears on this very special panel with New-Gen, discussing his role in the upcoming film based on this science fiction comic book series. For more information visit http://www.newgenuniverse.com/.
Star Wars Art of Comics with Jonathan Rinzler
Date: Saturday, October 15 – 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Location: 1A02 Description: Lucasfilm and Abrams Books host a panel on Star Wars Art: Comics, the new book that celebrates the best of Star Wars comics. Panelists, to be confirmed, are renown comic book artists Frank Quitely and Amanda Conner, as well as lauded comic book writer Dennis O’Neil. Moderated by NY Times bestselling author and Lucasfilm executive editor J. W. Rinzler and Abrams editor Eric Klopfer.
Drawing Star Wars with Bonnie Burton and Katie Cook
Date: Sunday, October 16 – 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Location: 1B03 Description: You Can Draw: Star Wars author Bonnie Burton and The Clone Wars web comic artist Katie Cook help kids draw fun Star Wars characters. Lucas Online Senior Editor Bonnie Burton edits the drawing tutorials and craft projects which can be found at Starwars.com. Artist Katie Cook (Katiecandraw.com) has done licensed art for Star Wars, Fraggle Rock, DC, Marvel, and more!
Del Rey Star Wars Books Panel
Date: Sunday, October 16 – 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Location: 1A24 Speakers: Drew Karpyshyn, Erich Schoeneweiss, Frank Parisi, Jason Fry Description: Join Del Rey editors Frank Parisi and Erich Schoeneweiss as they discuss upcoming Star Wars books from Del Rey and answer your questions. Special guests: Drew Karpyshyn, author of the Star Wars: Darth Bane novels and the upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan, and Jason Fry, co-author of Star Wars: The Essential Atlas and author of the upcoming Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare. Limited prizes to be awarded, while supplies last.
Date: Sunday, October 16 – 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm Location: Hasbro Stage Description: Join Hasbro for fun-filled looks at some of their most popular brands including TRANSFORMERS!
Star Wars Crafts with Bonnie Burton
Date: Sunday, October 16 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: 1B03 Description: Give in to the power of the crafty side! Find out how to turn felt and googly eyes into a Jedi Master with this fun hands-on bag puppet tutorial. The Star Wars Craft Book (Del Rey/LucasBooks) author Bonnie Burton shows fans of all ages how to make Star Wars bag puppets from her new book. Bonnie is also the author of You Can Draw Star Wars (DK Publishing) and Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Klutz Books).