First Second will be exhibiting at NYCC in booth #2237.  We’ll have a lot of great authors and books at the show — we hope you can stop by and say hi.

Here’s the round-up!

Show Debut — the amazing Human Body Theater, by Maris Wicks, will debut at NYCC this year.  This is the most adorable you’ll ever see the human body, you guys — even the mucus is adorable.  You won’t be able to resist this — and it’s a great gift for kids.

We have a lot of amazing authors coming to the show.  They’ll all be at the :01 booth at some point (see the schedule below), and we’ll have their books for sale, too.  So come by and meet them!  Our authors at NYCC this year include:
Fable Comics authors
Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado (Dragons Beware!)
Penelope Bagieu (Exquisite Corpse)
Mike Holmes (Secret Coders)
Jean-David Morvan and Dominique Bertail (Omaha Beach on D-Day)
MK Reed (Science Comics: Dinosaurs)
Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy)
Maris Wicks (Human Body Theater)

And here’s the full schedule of all we’ve got going on — signings and panels and give-aways galore!

Thursday, October 8th
12:15pm — :01 Pop-Up Exhibit at the Educator Networking Session / Room 1E04
3:00pm — STEM Panel for Educators (Room 1A05) with MK Reed (Science Comics: Dinosaurs) and Maris Wicks (Human Body Theater)
4:30pm — MK Reed Signing in the :01 Booth #2237

Friday, October 9th
11:30am — Maris Wicks Signing in the :01 Booth #2237
2:00pm — Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado Signing in the :01 Booth #2237

Saturday, October 10th

11:45am — Human Body Theater Kids Stage (Family HQ) with Maris Wicks!  Learn all you ever wanted to know about the human body.
12:00pm — Mike Holmes (Secret Coders) Signing in the :01 Booth #2237
2:00pm — Omaha Beach on D-Day NYCC Pre-Publication Exclusive Give-Away and Signing with Jean-David Morvan and Dominique Bertail in the :01 Booth #2237
3:45pm — Fable Comics Kids Stage (Family HQ); come see some amazing fable re-tellings with panelists: Chris Duffy, Gregory Benton, Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas, John Kerschbaum, George O’Connor, Maris Wicks.
4:00pm — The Nameless City Limited Copy Galley Give-Away in the :01 Booth #2237
5:00pm — Fable Comics Signing in the :01 Booth #2237
6:45pm — Nonfiction Comics Panel (Room 1A05) with the wonderful Maris Wicks!  These nonfiction comics will knock your socks off.

Sunday, October 11th

11:00am — The Fall of the House of West NYCC Pre-Publication Exclusive Galley Give-Away in the :01 Booth #2237
12:00pm — Create Your Own Adventure Panel (Family HQ) — write and draw your own adventures with kids and authors Dave Roman and Maris Wicks!
12:15pm — Euro-Comics Panel (1A01) — learn about the best of comics from across the pond with Penelope Bagieu (Exquisite Corpse), Jean-David Morvan, and Dominique Bertail (Omaha Beach on D-Day).
12:30pm — Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado (Giants Beware!) Signing in the :01 Booth #2237
1:15pm — Maris Wicks (Human Body Theater) Signing in the NYCC WORD Bookstore, Hall 1-B
2:00pm — Penelope Bagieu (Exquisite Corpse) Signing in the :01 Booth #2237
2:00pm — Build Your Own Monster Panel (Family HQ) — create a monster of your very own with author and artist Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado!
2:45pm — Kids Comics Panel (Room 1B03) — how do publishers edit and think about graphic novels for kids? Come find out with :01 Senior Editor Calista Brill!

We’d love to see you at the show – please stop by and say hi!