From this Thursday to Sunday, the West Side of Manhattan will greet the nation’s first major comic book and pop culture convention.) Z2 will be storming the Javits Center for New York Comic Con to help celebrate our recent avalanche of music-fueled graphic novels, featuring the musicians, writers, and artists who made these cross-media works possible. Our epic slate of guests will include Anthrax, Chuck D, Electric Century/My Chemical Romance’s Mikey Way, and Esoteric of Czarface. We’ll have books for sale at the booth to get signed, as well as some exclusives.
Here’s a full schedule of the signings and panels we have scheduled!
SIGNINGS: BOOTH 3100
Saturday, October 9th
12 PM-1 PM: Chuck D and David Mack (Chuck D Presents Apocalypse 91: Revolution Never Sleeps)
1PM - 2PM: Seamus “Esoteric” Ryan (Czarface: A Czar is Born)
2PM - 3PM: Anthrax (Anthrax: Among the Living)
7PM - 8PM: Chuck D & Anthrax
Z2 Comics Presents: The Graphic Album
Friday, October 8th @ 3:30 PM—Room 1A21
This past year, Z2 Comics published graphic novel tie-ins Ice Nine Kills’ fan favorite album The Silver Scream, as well as all-new immersive experiences meant to be consumed together, with Mikey Way’s Electric Century and the 2022 release of Graham Coxon’s Superstate. We invite you to an exclusive discussion around how these and other artists are redefining art and music in tandem with an entirely new format and experience. Join Z2’s Jeremy Atkins in discussion with Mikey Way and Shaun Simon (Electric Century) and Esoteric of CZARFACE for this once in a lifetime panel bringing together the biggest names in hip hop, rock and beyond!
Z2 Comics Presents: Bring the Noise with Chuck D and Anthrax
Saturday, October 9th @ 3 PM—Room 1A21
30 years after this landmark collaboration brought together the worlds of rock and rap music, Chuck D of Public Enemy and the entire Anthrax lineup find themselves reunited in an all-new medium, determined to make history again with the releases of their respective graphic novel debuts. Join Rolling Stone writer/editor Kory Grow, Chuck D, and all five members of Anthrax for what will surely be the can’t miss panel of the convention, with a look back at their musical collaboration, as well as insight into the creative process behind the Apocalypse 91 and Among the Living graphic novels.
EXCLUSIVE PRINTS, MADBALLS & MERCH
Available for $30, Z2 will offer exclusive limited edition prints featuring Anthrax and Public Enemy as well as a special NYCC Z2 Comics print from Vasilis Lolos.
Two special Czarface exclusive prints from David Mack and Andres Esparza will be available for the same price, and each limited to 200.
Finally, Z2 is proud to offer an additional print featuring art by Chuck D himself, immortalizing his legendary collaboration of “Bring the Noise” with Anthrax, limited to 200 and all only available at booth #3100! All prints will retail on site for $35 each.
Additionally, Z2 will offer two special vinyl picture discs previously only available as part of super deluxe bundles. Fans can grab Anthrax’s classic 1987 album Among the Living with cover art by JG Jones and featuring Greg Nicotero’s original zombie “Not Man” design, or Dio’s 1983 landmark album Holy Diver, with exclusive art by Becky Cloonan, each retailing for $30.
Finally, Z2 will for the first time offer the Anthrax zombie “Not Man” Madball, as designed by special effects legend Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), previously only available as part of the strictly limited super deluxe edition of the Anthrax Among the Living graphic novel, in EXTREMELY LIMITED quantities for $25, with a limit of one per customer per day.