New York Comic-Con Reveals More Virtual Panels: Jurassic World, Locke & Key, And Lots Of Anime

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most in-person conventions have been canceled. However, throughout 2020, we’ve seen a few successful virtual ones pop up in their place like FunimationCon, [email protected], and two days of DC FanDome. New York Comic-Con will join the online convention trend with its event taking place October 8-11. In early September, NYCC revealed the first group of panels for the show, which included panels featuring Walking Dead, What We Do In The Shadows, and more. Now, a wave two of panels have been announced.

The next round of announcements features a few Netflix shows, some anime, and Locke & Key comics panels. Even though the new Netflix series debuts on September 18, there will be a Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous panel featuring Colin Trevorrow and Scott Kreamer along with other writers of the show. There is a chance we could get possible tidbits about the next Jurassic World film as well.

If you’re into anime, there is a VIZ and Powerhouse animation panel about Seis Manos, which is available on Netflix. The panel will feature the creators and voice actors of the show and they reveal behind-the scenes secrets.

Also, there’s a panel for the IDW comic book series Locke & Key. Gabriel Rodríguez and Joe Hill will discuss the upcoming wave of new books in the franchise. This will most likely include Pale Battalions along with the Sandman crossover.

Below, you’ll find the full list of NYCC panels and the people you can expect to see included on them. For more information about the show, check out the NYCC website and the Find the Metaverse site.

NYCC virtual panels:

Inside the World of Wolfwalkers from Apple TV+

Panelists: Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, Cartoon Saloon’s Maria Pareja (production designer), Sandra Andersen (character designer), and Mark Mullery (assistant director).

In the Writers’ Room of Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

Panelists: Executive producers Colin Trevorrow and Scott Kreamer, consulting producer Zack Stentz, story editor Josie Campbell, and staff writers Sheela Shrinivas, Rick Williams, and Bethany Johnson.

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: The Final Season

Panelists: Executive producers Radford Sechrist and Bill Wolkoff, story editors Joanna Lewis and Kristine Songco, Karen Fukuhara, Sydney Mikayla and Coy Stewart.

Smallville Cast | 20 Years of Fandom, Friendship & Flying

Panelists: Tom Welling, Erica Durance, Sam Witwer, Laura Vandervoort, and Michael Rosenbaum.

Adam Savage’s Favorite Costumes

Panelist: Adam Savage

Dylan O’Brien Takes Fans Behind-the-Scenes of Love and Monsters

Panelists: Dylan O’Brien, Jessica Henwick, Michael Rooker and Ariana Greenblatt.

Katherine Langford & Charlie Plummer Talk Blowing Up & Growing Up in Spontaneous

Panelists: Katherine Langford, Charlie Plummer, director Brian Duffield, and more.

50 FREAKin Years Later: A Conversation with the Star-Studded Cast and Team Behind The Freak Brothers

Panelists: Some of the cast, executive producers, and showrunners.

All Aboard the Crazy Train! The Osbourne Family Goes Paranormal

Panelists: Jack, Ozzy, and Sharon Osbourne.

A Conversation with Executive Producers and Cast Members from ABC’s The Good Doctor

Panelists: David Shore, Freddie Highmore, and the cast.

A Discussion with the One Day at a Time Executive Producers and Cast

Panelists: Unnamed Join cast and executive producers.

A Discovery of Witches S2: Behind the Magic

Panelists: Executive producer Lachlan MacKinnon, Matthew Goode, Teresa Palmer, Ed Bluemel, Adelle Leonce, and Steven Cree.

VIZ & Powerhouse Animation Present Seis Manos

Panelists: Brad Graeber (Co-creator), Álvaro Rodríguez (Co-creator), Daniel Dominguez (Writer), Willis Bulliner (Director), Jonny Cruz (Voice of Jesus), and Angélica Vale (Voice of Garcia).

The Adventure Zone Graphic Novel: The Crystal Kingdom

Panelists: Clint McElroy, Justin McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Travis McElroy, and co-adaptor and illustrator Carey Pietsch.

Graphix Out Loud: Kids Comics Come to Life

Panelists: Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright (Author and Illustrator, Twins), Maria Scrivan (Author, Forget Me Nat), Penelope Bageiu (Illustrator, The Witches Graphic Novel), and hosted by Raina Telgemeier (Author, Smile, Sisters, and Guts).

IDW Presents: The World of Locke & Key

Panelists: Joe Hill (Full Throttle, NOS4A2, Dying is Easy) and Gabriel Rodríguez with series editor Chris Ryall.

X-Men: The Art and Making of the Animated Series

Panelists: Eric Lewald (series showrunner), Julia Lewald (series writer), Larry Houston (series producer/director), Rick Hoberg (series artist), Stephanie Graziano (production), and Sven Larsen (VP, Licensed Publishing for Marvel).

Marvel’s Black Panther: Sins of the King

Panelists: William Jackson Harper and writing team.

In Conversation with All the Anime!

Panelists: Andy Hanley and Jeremy Graves.

A Celebration of Revolutionary Girl Utena

Panelists: Chiho Saito (Kanon, Revolutionary Girl Utena, The World Exists For Me) and director Kunihiko Ikuhara (Sailor Moon, Revolutionary Girl Utena).

Jackbox Games is back with the Jackbox Play Along area during NYCC x MCM Metaverse!

Official description: “Join us on the New York Comic Con x MCM Metaverse channel for the chance to play along in the audience during some rounds of your favorite Jackbox titles, including new games from The Jackbox Party Pack 7 (coming later this fall).”

The Jedi Mind: Lessons in Mindfulness from Star Wars

Panelists: Amy Ratcliffe, Ashley Eckstein, and Dr. Drea Letamendi.

Titans of Graphic Novels

Panelists: Robin Ha, Kathleen Gros, Lily LaMotte, and Shannon Hale.

From Page to Screen: An Exclusive Talk with the Hunger Games Creators

Panelists: David Levithan (Editor of the Hunger Games books) and Nina Jacobson (Producer of the Hunger Games films).

V.E. Schwab Spotlight: The Invisible Life Of Addie LaRue

Panelist: V.E. Schwab

The Grishaverse: Collaboration and Adaptation with Leigh Bardugo and Eric Heisserer

Panelists: Leigh Bardugo (King of Scars, Ninth House) and Eric Heisserer (Birdbox, Arrival).

Exclusive Meet and Greet with Leigh Bardugo

Official description: “Here’s your chance to meet Leigh Bardugo (King of Scars, Ninth House) in a personal online one-to-one video meet and greet! Tickets purchased will include a branded video recording of the entire experience as a memento, a copy of The Lives of Saints (with a signed bookplate) and a pre-order of Rule of Wolves.”

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