A NYCC Panel Preview: ‘Innovation in the Indie Comics Industry’

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Innovation in the Indie Comics Industry with Impact Theory Comics, Vault Comics, TKO Comics & IDW Publishing

As we march ever closer to the New York Comic Con, they are sharing some of the exciting panels they have planned. One of these is a look at the Innovation in the Indie Comics Industry. This panel will take place on October 4th from 7:45-8:45 pm.  The subject for this panel as described on the NYCC website is as follows:

Innovative comic book publishers Tom Bilyeu (Impact Theory CEO), Damian Wassel (Vault Comics CEO), Tze Chun & Sebastian Girner (TKO Co-founders) and David Hedgecock (IDW Associate Publisher) will host an in-depth panel to discuss their modern approach to revolutionizing the indie comic book industry.

What will be discussed

During this panel, fan’s will learn how the publishers connect and work with top talents. They will also cover how they use their publications to pursue new genres, emphasize diversity, and secure new distribution avenues. Audience Q&A’s will allow for novice and professional creators to learn the best way to break into the Comic Industry, what each studio is looking for, and possibly learn from the challenges they have encountered.

Creator participants in the panel will include: writer Michael Moreci (“Wasted Space,” “Black Star Renegades”), and world renowned South Korean artist Kim Jung Gi (Superani). Jung Gi will also give a live sketch demonstration of his “Neon Future” variant cover. In addition, he will answer questions about his professional process.

Why you should attend

If you are interested in the Indie comics industry, this panel will be for you. Whether you are on the creative side or the publishing one. It will be just one of the many panels and instructive venues available at the New York Comic Con. Take the opportunity to enjoy as many as you can during your visit. (If you are fortunate enough to be attending). If not, GeekVibesNation will be there to share all the happenings and excitement of the 2019 New York Comic Con.