We’ve heard rumbling of this for a few weeks now but ReedPop has announced more information, including a website, for Special Edition: NYC!
What is Special Edition: NYC?
Celebrate your love of comic books, cartooning, illustration and the graphic arts at Special Edition: NYC, a new comic book festival held annually in the birthplace of comics – New York City! From rising stars to living legends, Special Edition: NYC is the place to meet your favorite comic book heroes and get exclusive access to special guests from the pages of mainstream, alternative, indie, international and web comics. At Special Edition: NYC you will have the opportunity to collect the latest comics, buy the hard to find back issues and add original art to your collection. Special Edition: NYC is a pure celebration of comic book culture created specifically for die-hard comic book fans, creators and publishers!
The event will take place June 14th and 15th at Javits Center North in Midtown Manhattan. If you’ve been to NYCC, this is the area used for Artist Alley. Here’s a breakdown of ticket prices:
The VIP Package includes:
- VIP Badge with exclusive artwork that acts as a Weekend Ticket into the Show
- Early Access to the Show Floor
- (Special Edition VIP Ticket holders will have 30 minute early access to the Show Floor)
- Official Special Edition: NYC 2014 poster signed by the artist that created it
- Special Edition NYC variant comic book
If you want to buy tickets, you don’t have to wait long! They’re on sale Wednesday, the 26th! Of course they have some guests lined up already. They include:
What do you think? Are you going to check it out? Waiting for more info? Let us know in the comments!