While Star Wars might not have a significant presence at the 2016 New York Comic Con, there are a few panels tied to the Galaxy Far, Far Away. Make the jump for a quick overview of these events.
October 07, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Some of the biggest and best Star Wars authors such as Timothy Zahn (Heir to the Empire, Thrawn), Chuck Wendig (Aftermath, Life Debt), Jim Luceno (Tarkin, Catalyst), E.K. Johnston (Ahsoka), and Charles Soule (Lando, Obi-Wan & Anakin, Poe Dameron), will be on hand to discuss their approach, process, and reception to writing stories set in a galaxy far, far away. Plus, exclusive sneak peeks into the future of Star Wars publishing, and more! Moderated by Lucasfilm’s Michael Siglain and Jennifer Heddle.
October 08, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Could Lightsabers ever be a reality? Which Star Wars Droid would NASA take into space? What would it take to resist the Dark Side in real life? Kim Steadman (NASA Mars Curiosity), Kieran Dickson (editor, Outerplaces.com), Aaron Sagers (Blastr) and Travis Langley (editor, Star Wars Psychology), as they break down the science behind a galaxy far far away and discuss whether or not Kylo Ren’s Force Awakens Lightsaber is genius or sacrilege.
October 06, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM – Join members of the Hasbro Star Wars team as they discuss the ever popular Hasbro Star Wars line that hit shelves this fall! Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure offerings with a look at new product coming later this year.
October 06, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Presented by 501st Legion: Empire City Garrison, Blast-a-Trooper is a charity fundraising event providing Fans the opportunity to ‘blast’ live Star Wars characters with Nerf blasters. Proceeds from donations will benefit Make-A-Wish. We encourage all attendees to participate. Remember every dollar helps put a smile on the face of a child. Come visit us – have a blast and most of all warm a heart.
October 08, 2016, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Alan Tudyk will curse your sudden, but inevitable betrayal, if you’re not at his Panel! Find out what’s happening in the latest season of Con Man, the hilarious web series from Alan, Nathan Fillion and PJ Haarsma. Find out what he’s been doing on Powerless, the newest superhero workplace comedy by DC Comics. Did we mention Alan is playing the droid K-2SO in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story? Don’t be a leaf on the wind – get to his Panel!
We’ll be sure to cover more on the Writer’s Roundtable when it hits, as it’s likely that we’ll get a slew of interesting information about the forthcoming books the three authors are working on. If anything else of note comes out of NYCC, we at Star Wars News Net will let you know.