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TMNT guide to New York Comic Con 2019

We are mere days away from the biggest pop-culture convention on the East Coast, New York Comic Con.

There is so much to do and see and the Javits Center, it’s easy to miss the best places to catch up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. From toys and artwork, to comics and signings, the TMNT have a lot going on at this year’s NYCC.

Here’s everything I could find going on for our favorite shell-heads at this year’s New York Comic Con.

Kevin Eastman Signing

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Co-Creator Kevin Eastman will be signing exclusively at the Planet Awesome collectibles booth.

From PlanetAwesomeCollectibles.com page

“YOU MUST BE ATTENDING NYCC 2019 TO PURCHASE THIS VIP PACKAGE!

Kevin Eastman will be signing at Artist Alley Table E-48 at NYCC 2019 on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th. Signing times on each day are:

Friday, October 4 (1st Session): 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Friday, October 4 (2nd Session): 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday, October 5: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Kevin Eastman VIP Package Includes:

-THREE (3) Random Planet Awesome Collectibles Exclusive TMNT Variants.

-ONE (1) 11×17 Donatello Art Print by Kevin Eastman (Limited to 100 and ONLY available through this VIP Package)

-THREE (3) Kevin Eastman Signature Tickets.

  • This will include Kevin’s signature + small turtle remarque. You can get ANY one (1) item signed PER signature ticket. 3 signature tickets means 3 total signatures by Kevin.

-ONE (1) Kevin Eastman VIP Badge & Lanyard.

-VIP holders will be 1st in line (Only 25 VIP packages will be sold for each session on Friday and only 50 VIP packages will be sold for Saturday). Please make sure you choose the VIP package for the session you want to attend.

Pick up instructions:

-Please bring your order e-mail or ID to pick up your VIP package from Artist Alley Table E-48.

-VIP packages can be picked up starting from Thursday, October 3.

-You MUST pick up your package before signing starts.”

All information can be found here.

IDW Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Events and Merchandise

IDW is full steam ahead towards Issue #100 of the core Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. Recent issue #97 introduced the new turtle, Jennika, and sold out everywhere before going to a second printing. Here’s everything at their booth this year.

Be sure to visit Booth #1844 for IDW’s coolest Comic-Con signings and swag, including your chance to score a prize pack of convention exclusives – details below!


BOOTH #1844 SIGNING SCHEDULE

Saturday October 5th 
12:00 – 1:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Michael Dialynas

Panels

IDW Publishing: 20 Years & Beyond! – Friday, 10/4/19, 1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m., Room: 1A02

Revealing behind-the-scenes secrets of your favorite IDW comics—Locke and Key, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, Sonic the Hedgehog, and more! Be the first to know about upcoming projects by the most exciting creators around! Ask the questions you’d only dreamed of asking to Editor-In-Chief John Barber and a host of fan-favorite writers and artists—plus some who soon will be!

IDW: Kids’ Comics!, Sunday, 10/6/19, 10:45a.m. – 11:45a.m., Room: 1B03 Ever wonder what it takes to make an all-ages comic? Ever want to try your hand at making your own? What better way to learn, than from the publishers of My Little Pony, Care Bears, Goosebumps, TMNT, and so much more! Join IDW Publishing, and a bunch of special-guest kids’ comics creators for a behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite comics are made! It’s sure to be a morning full of fun activities, secret surprises, and much, much more! And bonus: a free comic for every kid in attendance!

IDW CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #97, Con variant
New B&W cover by Kevin Eastman, featuring Jennika!
$20 each, Limited to 500 copies

Usagi Yojimbo & Ragnarök 2-pack, Connecting Virgin VariantsCovers by Walter Simonson & Stan Sakai
$20 per pack, Limited to 200 packsHere’s your chance to own 2 limited edition variant comic books featuring a spectacular jam image of creators Stan Sakai and Walter Simonson drawing each other’s signature characters, all colored by Laura Martin! These 2 virgin comic books have color artwork on the front, and the inked version on the back! Grab them both!

Zombicide TMNT Pack #1, Con variant plus free Trade PaperbackDesigned by CMON Games$25 each, 48 copies at the showIt’s an outbreak of high-flying, Zombie-killing, ninja action as the TMNT invade CMON’s hit board game, Zombicide! This convention exclusive pack #1 contains 4 characters from TMNT done in the iconic Zombicide style: Shredder, Krang, Donnie, and Leo!

Zombicide TMNT Pack #2, Con variantDesigned by CMON Games$25 each, 48 copies at the showIt’s an outbreak of high-flying, Zombie-killing, ninja action as the TMNT invade CMON’s hit board game, Zombicide! This convention exclusive pack #2 contains 4 characters from TMNT done in the iconic Zombicide style: Bebop, Rocksteady, Mikey, and Raph!

PROMO ITEMS AND GIVEAWAY PRIZE

Prize Pack
Scan your badge at IDW Booth #1844 for a chance to win a special prize pack with variant cover comics (NYCC convention exclusives) and a signed copy of They Called Us Enemy Hardcover Edition!


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Bottleneck Gallery Prints by Anthony Petrie

Bottleneck Gallery is releasing a pair of prints based on “Secret of the Ooze.” Find out more info here!

TMNT 35th Anniversary Pin from Zen Monkey Studios

Check out this great, limited edition pin from our friends at Zen Monkey Studios at booth #1865. While you’re at it, their Super Grover pin is perfect.

That’s all I could find for this year. But did I miss any? What are you looking forward to this year? Let us know in the comments!!

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The Author

Kyle Tobey

Kyle Tobey

Currently lives in NYC with his fiancee and 2 tiny fur creatures. Performs and studies comedy at UCB Theatre. Also loves comics, Star Wars, and pizza. Slept on Ninja Turtles sheets as a kid. Advocate for weirdos.

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