10 best New York Comic Con 2018 panels to check out

October in New York City means one thing for many pop culture fans: New York Comic Con. Since 2006, the convention has become one of the hottest things on the East Coast. This year won't be any different with a slew of special panels slated to take place. With so many panels taking place throughout the Javits Center and beyond, you might be creating your own list well into the opening hours of the con. We've decided to list 10 panels that are sure to bring some joy this weekend. You can check out our coverage of last year's NYCC here.

Thursday, Oct. 4

Geek & Sundry: Welcome to the Wednesday Club, New York!
Room 1A24
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
When it comes to learning about what's new in comic books, Geek & Sundry's The Wednesday Club is the go-to spot on Twitch. Since its inception, the show has featured numerous guests in the comic book industry, including Marc Andreyko and Ashley V. Robinson. While it might be Thursday, that's not going to stop hosts Taliesin Jaffe and Amy Dallen from heading east for some comic book talk. 

DreamWorks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, a Netflix Original Series
Hammerstein Ballroom
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
On November 16, 2018, Netflix brings She-Ra to a whole new generation with She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Executive producer Noelle Stevenson and stars Aimee Carrero and Karen Fukuhara will be on hand to discuss the series before its release. Some exclusive footage from the upcoming series will be screened for those lucky fans in attendance.

DC Universe Digital Service
Room 1A24
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
The highly anticipated DC Universe digital service is available for your streaming pleasure. This subscription-based service comes equipped with all of your favorite DC Films, TV shows, and comic books. Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, and Patty Hirsch will be among those talking about this brand new venture into the streaming world.

Friday, Oct. 5

From the Stage to the Page: Musicians Creating Comic Books
Room 1A24
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Over the years, musicians such as Gerard Way and Claudio Sanchez have been turning heads in the comic book world with their award-winning material. Steve Aoki, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Black Veil Brides' Andy Biersack and Lights will talk about their experiences in their new ventures as comic book creators.

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 25th Anniversary Reunion
Main Stage 1-D
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
In 1993, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman arrived and gave fans a closer look at the relationship of one of DC's most beloved couples. Lasting four seasons, the show made household names out of Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher. 25 years later, the two stars reunite to discuss stories surrounding the Emmy nominated series. 

Boy Meets World 25th Anniversary Reunion
Main Stage 1-D
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cory, Eric, and Topanga reunite for this special 25th-anniversary panel for Boy Meets World. released in 1993, the show was a hit on ABC with three Young Artist Awards. In 2014, Cory and Topanga's story continued with Girl Meets World, which focused on their daughter Riley.

Saturday, Oct. 6

The Umbrella Academy Invites You to Check In to “Hotel Oblivion”
Room 1A10
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
After 10 years, The Umbrella Academy returns with a new volume titled Hotel Oblivion. If that's not enough, Netflix will unveil an adaptation of the Eisner Award series next year. Series creator Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Ba will sit down to discuss everything surrounding the world of these special superheroes.

NYCC Championships of Cosplay Presented by Singer
Main Stage 1-D
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
A plethora of amazing cosplayers will compete for the grand prize at the NYCC Championships of Cosplay. One person will earn a slot in the Global Championships of Cosplay finals at next year's C2E2. Judging this year's competition are costume designers Ane Crabtree and Philip Odango along with last year's winner Alchemical Cosplay.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Talks Machina with the Cast of Critical Role
Main Stage 1-D
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Since 2015, Critical Role has been the premiere D&D program on Twitch. The cast of the hit series will arrive to bring their Talks Machina program to thousands of their loyal fans. The show was recently nominated for its second Streamy Award for Best Live Streamer. The second season of Critical Role began back in January.

Danai Gurira Spotlight
Main Stage 1-D
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Following her breakthrough role as Michonne in The Walking Dead, Danai Gurira became a big screen star as Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Iowan will take over the Main Stage to discuss her whirlwind acting career.