SUPER FANS GET READY – REEDPOP ANNOUNCES TICKET SALES FOR NEW YORK COMIC CON AND NEW YORK SUPER WEEK AVAILABLE ONLINE MAY 13 The East Coast’s Largest Pop Culture Convention Bigger than Ever with Weeklong Celebration Taking Over Streets of NYC October 5-11
ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events, today announced that tickets for New York Comic Con along with the second annual New York Super Week will go on sale online beginning Wednesday, May 13 at 12:00 PM EDT.
This year fans will have three options to purchase tickets for New York Comic Con, including online at the New York Comic Con website, on-site at Special Edition: NYC 2015 on Pier 94 June 6-7 and an event at Midtown Comics later this summer the exclusive retailer for NYCC 2015.
New York Super Week takes over the Big Apple October 5-11 with the crown jewel event, New York Comic Con, taking place October 8-11 at the Javits Center. Now in its second year, New York Super Week is the ultimate celebration of super fandom bringing the passion and excitement of New York Comic Con all across the city with special events and exclusive engagements that tap into every aspect of fan life – comic books, music, gaming, film, television, and so much more.
It will be connected directly with New York Comic Con through the New York Super Week Card providing cardholders with special discounts at select retailers, bars, restaurants and attractions throughout the city. Participating partners for 2015 range from Midtown Comics and Barnes and Noble, to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Rock Bar, Brooklyn Brewery, Discovery Times Square and Madame Tussauds New York.
The Card will be available for those who purchase a 4-Day New York Comic Con ticket. For other ticket tiers, the New York Super Week Card will be available as an add-on purchase for $10.
Today’s ticket announcement comes as ReedPOP reveals the initial lineup of New York Super Week events that fans can expect throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
Unique and exciting events this year include:
•Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular, for the first time in the United States, at the Barclays Center
•The Thrilling Adventure Hour presents: CLINK! Beyond Belief Live at The Bell House (sold out)
•After Party with BBQ Films at Terminal 5 (secret revealed in May)
•Karaoke with the Broadway Stars at the Hard Rock Café
•Stuff You Missed in History Class’s first ever live podcast
•A Shipwreck Fan Fiction Competition
•Writing for TV and Film Workshop led by writers, producers and executives from some of today’s biggest genre dramas and sitcoms
More details on these along with dozens of other events will be revealed in the coming weeks to transform New York City into a pop culture hub for superheroes, villains, vampires, zombies, geeks and passionate fans of all ages.
“Last year’s inaugural New York Super Week set the stage for some amazing events for year two and led to record-breaking attendance at New York Comic Con,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “This year will up the ante as we infiltrate all corners of the Big Apple with the most exciting line up of fan-favorite pop culture experiences yet.” Additional exciting details about New York Comic Con and New York Super Week events, talent and sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks.
For more information, please visit www.NewYorkComicCon.com and www.NewYorkSuperWeek.com.