NY Comic Con starts today, MASTODON is there! (+ all dates)
WHAT IS NEW YORK COMIC CON?
New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. Our show floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television. Our panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators. Our screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world — Gotham City.
WHEN IS NEW YORK COMIC CON?
Professional Only Hours:
Friday, February 6 — 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Open to the Public:
Friday, February 6 — 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 7 — 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 8 — 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WHERE IS NEW YORK COMIC CON?
New York Comic Con is held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. The Javits Center is located at 655 West 34th Street. See our Travel page for directions and information about New York City ‘s buses and subways.
The Comic Con opens to the public at 1:00, and that is exactly the same time Mastodon will be appearing there. “They will be at the Namco/Bandai kiosk for the debut of the new Splatterhouse game at 1pm.” I assume that means to sign autographs and pose for pictures (Meet & Greet), and NOT to perform.
Mastodon‘s new album is coming out soon.
In related news, “Marvel Comics was named Comic Book Publisher of the Year and DC Comics received eight awards, including Original Graphic Novel of the Year for its Joker Hardcover and Trade Paperback of the Year for perennial bestseller, “The Watchmen TP,” at the 2008 Diamond Gem Awards.”
And, X-Men Origins: Wolverine is in theaters on May 1st.
All Mastodon dates below…
Mastodon – 2009 Tour Dates
Feb 28 – SCION ROCK FEST – The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Apr 18 – COACHELLA – Empire Polo Field Indio, California
Jun 14 – Hartwall Arena Helsinki
Jun 15 – Hartwall Arena Helsinki
Jun 17 – Spektrum Oslo
Jun 19 – Novarock Festival Nickeldorf
Jun 22 – Datch Forum Milan
Jun 24 – Palalottomatica Rome
Jul 5 – Rock Werchter Werchter
Jul 7 – Festival de Nimes Nimes
Jul 13 – Palacio de Deportes Madrid
Jul 14 – Palacio de Deportes Madrid
Jul 16 – Hallenstadion Zurich
Jul 20 – Copenhagen Forum Copenhagen
Jul 22 – Copenhagen Forum Copenhagen
Jul 23 – Copenhagen Forum Copenhagen
Jul 27 – Copenhagen Forum Copenhagen
Jul 28 – Copenhagen Forum Copenhagen