With just over a week to go until the masses descend on New York’s Javits Center, Z2 Comics today announced their panels and signing for New York Comic Con.
Z2 Comics primarily focus on comics and graphic novels that combine musical creators and comic book talent…and their guests this year at NYCC reflect that.
They will be bringing such notable names from both sides including Chuck D, Ice-T, Liana Kangas, Philip Sevy, and more for a variety of panels, and signings at their booth (#4131).
Full press release is below with more info and schedule!
LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2022—Z2 Comics will storm New York Comic Con next week with a flurry of talent and panels spotlighting current and upcoming graphic novels. On Friday October 7th in Room 406.2, Z2 will kick off its programming with a panel celebrating the crossover between rhymes and sequential art with When Hip Hop and Comics Collide with Chuck D, Czarface & D.M.C. Join moderator Kory Grow of Rolling Stone as he interviews these musical icons about their foray into comic storytelling in worlds where wrestlers and superheroes traverse multiple realities, including deep dives into Czarface: A Czar Is Born and Apocalypse 91: Revolution Never Sleeps.
The following day, iconic MC, actor, and pop-culture luminary Ice-T will accompany N.W.A.’s Arabian Prince, Coco, and Tommy The Animator for Death For Hire: Creating a New Comic Crime Mythology with Ice-T, Coco, Arabian Prince & More. The quartet will introduce their new multimedia crime epic, soon to span comics, animation, and music.
All of these panelists will partake in signings at the Z2 Comics Booth—4131. (Check the full schedule below for details.) Other signings include:
• Phillip Sevy (Artist, Ice Nine Kills: Inked in Blood)
• Chris Miskiewicz (Writer, This Is Where We Fall)
• Jazzlyn Stone & Liana Kangas (Writer/Artist, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: 40×40)
Z2 Comics’ full New York Comic Con 2022 Schedule
Z2 Comics Presents: When Hip Hop and Comics Collide with Chuck D, Czarface & DMC.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
In the past decade, the worlds of spitfire rhymes and breakbeats have merged with the sequential art flow of panels and word balloons for a new era of hip-hop comics. This panel unites four hip-hop and rap icons who have crossed over to create stirring comic opuses. Join legendary MCs Chuck D (Public Enemy, Apocalypse 91: Revolution Never Sleeps), Esoteric and 7L (Czarface: A Czar Is Born), and DMC (Darryl Makes Comics) for a can’t-miss panel that spans worlds and media.FRIDAY SIGNINGS AT Z2 COMICS BOOTH 4131
• Esoteric & 7L of Czarface (Czarface: A Czar Is Born): 12:30 – 1:20 PM
• Chuck D (Public Enemy, Apocalypse 91: Revolution Never Sleeps): 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Z2 Comics Presents Death For Hire: Creating a New Comic Crime Mythology with Ice-T, Coco, Arabian Prince & More
6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Next year, Z2 Comics will debut Death For Hire: The Origin of Tehk City, a new graphic novel series set in the sprawling multi-media world of Tehk City. This brand new mythology will span comics, animation, music, and beyond, overseen by a murderer’s row of rap and silver screen icons including Ice-T, Arabian Prince, Coco Austin, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Tracy Morgan, and more. Join Ice-T, Coco Austin, Arabian Prince, and comic creator Tommy the Animator for a first look at this explosive new world of hustle and warfare.
SATURDAY SIGNINGS AT Z2 COMICS BOOTH 4131
• Phillip Sevy (Artist, Ice Nine Kills: Inked in Blood) : 11:00 – 12:00 PM
• Jazzlyn Stone & Liana Kangas (Creative Team, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: 40×40): 1:00 – 2:00 PM
• Ice-T, Coco, Arabian Prince, Tommy The Animator (Death For Hire: The Origin of Tehk City): 5:30 – 6:20 PM