By Deanna Destito, The Comics Beat

AWA has released its NYCC ’23 schedule, including panels, signings, exclusive merch, and more. The award-winning publisher will be at booth #3456 on the main show floor.

  • NYCC Panel: Inside AWA’s Fall Debuts with Axel Alonso, Mark Russell, and Frank Cho – To kick off the Con, fans are invited to join Mark Russell (last year’s Eisner winner for “Best Humor Publication” with NOT ALL ROBOTS), writer of the recently debuted RUMPUS ROOM alongside Emmy® and Ringo Award winner Frank Cho, creator of FIGHT GIRLS – DELUXE DIRECTOR’S CUT EDITION (announced last month as AWA’s first Kickstarter), in conversation with AWA Chief Creative Officer Axel Alonso as they take attendees inside their latest releases and upcoming projects. Following the discussion, fans will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the panelists and take home several giveaways from the event. The panel will take place on Thursday, October 12 from 3:00-4:00 pm in room 406.2.
  • Talent Signings at the AWA Booth – During the first three days of the Con, AWA is holding talent signings at its booth (#3456) with fan-favorite writers and artists including:
  • Custom Merch & Con Exclusive Offerings – To celebrate its latest lineup of popular series, AWA is debuting its first-ever merchandise collection, a series of t-shirts featuring designs by its renowned stable of artists including Mike Deodato, Jr., Joe Quesada, and ACO. The artwork featured includes scenes from popular AWA titles like NOT ALL ROBOTS, THE MADNESS, and BLACK TAPE. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase the collection at the AWA booth.

In addition to the apparel, AWA is also offering three special-edition Con exclusive series issues including RUMPUS ROOM #1 Convention Exclusive (special cover by artist Kaare Andrews (E-RATIC)), RIBBON QUEEN #1 Convention Exclusive (special cover by artist Fay Dalton (NANCY DREW AND THE HARDY BOYS)), and an AWA Variant Cover Bundle Set which features four AWA comics with covers by Frank Cho covers.

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