Lots of Surprise Guests Announced for New York Comic Con 2022


ReedPop, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, announced a new wave of guests for this year’s New York Comic Con. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds stars Melissa Navia and Anson Mount will join She’s All That co-stars Rachel Leigh Cook and the previously announced Freddie Prinze Jr. as the latest celebrity guests. In addition, comic guests Ivan Reis (Detective Comics, Blackest NightSuperman), Toma Vagner (Harry StylesGoogle, Disorder Series), Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (DMC Makes Comics) and Cat Staggs (Wonder WomanJohn Carpenter’s Tales for a Halloween Night) have joined the lineup.


In addition, notable creators Alyssa Wong (Doctor AphraIron Fist), Amanda Conner (Harley QuinnPower Girl), Dan Mora (World’s FinestDetective Comics), InHyuk Lee (BatmanAlien), Marc Silvestri (X-MenWitchblade), Mariko Tamaki (Detective ComicsThor and Loki: Double Trouble), Peach Momoko (Demon WarsDemon Days), Ryan Stegman (VenomAbsolute Carnage) will also be in attendance.



Each year, NYCC brings together the biggest names in pop culture, the world’s top comic creators, and thousands of fans to celebrate the fandoms they love. This year’s guest announcements are just getting started, with previously announced guests including Oscar Isaac, star of Marvel’s Moon KnightStar Wars, and Dune,  literary greats Brandon Sanderson, Diana Gabaldon, R. L. Stine and Leigh Bardugo, comic legends Frank Miller, Greg Capullo and Frank Cho, and celebrity stars Freddy Carter, Amita Suman, Kit Young from Shadow and Bone, Freddie Prinze Jr. (She’s All ThatStar Wars Rebels), and SpongeBob SquarePants’ Tom Kenny and Rodger Bumpass.


Tickets are now on sale to the general public for New York Comic Con 2022. Fans can sign up for fan verification prior to purchasing tickets, and the final ticket mailing deadline is Sunday, August 28.Additional tickets for both the 3 Worlds, 3 Moons and Steve Burns events are still available for purchase. Fans are also invited to sign up to become Popverse Superfans at thepopverse.com to receive access to convention coverage, how-to and shopping guides, deep dives into popular fandoms, and more. If you’re considering attending, but unsure of how strictly the event is enforcing COVID restrictions, see their health and safety page here to help make your decision.

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