Freeform's hosting New York Comic Con activations for its new and returning series directly across from the Jacob K. Javits Center, starting Thursday, October 5, through Sunday, October 8. The activations will complement the panels for Shadowhunters, Beyond, and new series Siren in addition to teasing the new series Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.
The multifaceted attraction, located on the corner of 37th Street and 11th Avenue across from the Jacob K. Javits Center, will offer fans a way to experience their favorite and highly anticipated Freeform shows in an unprecedented way, for free with or without a New York Comic Con badge.
See below for the full schedule and a preview of the exclusive NYCC posters designed by Marvel artists that fans can collect.
Shadowhunters Jade Wolf Take-Out Cart
Marvel artist: Szymon Kudranski
The Jade Wolf restaurant, which is featured on the series Shadowhunters as the New York werewolf pack's headquarters, will be opening its to-go service during New York Comic Con. Continuing to act as a cover for mundane eyes, this restaurant will be serving fortune cookies to the public from its take-out cart. Fans who are lucky enough to receive a “prize” fortune will receive New York Comic Con exclusive giveaway consisting of a Jade Wolf t-shirt or an exclusive Marvel artist-designed poster.
Thursday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday, October 6, 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, 3:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Beyond 360 Booth
Marvel artist: Marco D’Alfonso
Freeform will redeliver an iconic scene in the woods from season 1 of Beyond with a 360 video booth placing fans in the center of the location where Holden finds himself on a recurring basis, featuring his supernatural abilities. This activation is socially enabled and offers a multimedia video fans will want to immediately share. After participating in the booth, fans will receive an exclusive Marvel artist-designed Beyond poster.
Thursday, October 5, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 6, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8, 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Siren Live Mermaid Exhibit
Marvel artist: Kirbi Fagan
The Bristol Cove Marine Research Center from Siren will showcase mermaids through a live mermaid exhibit. Fans can peek into a tank that contains a live, swimming mermaid. The exhibit will also feature mermaid/siren educational information about their history, anatomy and abilities. After viewing the exhibit, each person will receive an exclusive Marvel artist-designed Siren poster.
Thursday, October 5, 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 6, 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8, 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. Final exhibit viewing will be 30 minutes.
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger Bodega
Marvel artist: Elizabeth Torque
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger is set in New Orleans and Freeform is bringing a Big Easy style pop-up bodega to New York Comic Con. Fans will be given a tarot card, which will reveal their prize under a black light at the bodega. Each participant will receive a New York Comic Con exclusive giveaway including either a Marvel's Cloak & Dagger t-shirt, Marvel artist-designed poster, a black and white cookie, or branded tote bag.
Thursday, October 5, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
In addition, Freeform will host previously announced show panels for Shadowhunters, Beyond and Siren.
Saturday, October 7
Shadowhunters and Beyond: Back-to-Back Panels
The Theatre at Madison Square Garden
Panels from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
#BeyondNYCC and #ShadowhuntersNYCC
Jacob K. Javits Center – Room 1A06
Panel from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
For more information on New York Comic Con, visit http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/.
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