New York Comic Con, the premiere Pop Culture event on the East Coast just dropped the first names fans will be lining up to see at the Jacob Javits Center this October.
The biggest name to jump out is Christopher Eccelston, who made his first ever Con appearance last year at the London Film and Comic Con. Eccelston is a star of film and television, having appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as Malekith in Thor: The Dark World, and on tv in The Leftovers on HBO, Heroes on NBC but is probably best known for being the first actor to play the Doctor in the 21st revival of the BBC’s long running science fiction series Doctor Who.
Also appearing will be Star Trek great Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) and Benedict Wong (Wong from Marvel’s Dr. Strange) along with other “Mystery Guests!”
Other guests include Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, and Amy Acker the cast of Angel. Sean Astin (RUDY!) and Billy Boyd, from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Along with comic superstars like Brian K Vaughn, Tom King, Marguette Bennett
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New York Comic Con takes place at the Jacob Javits Center, in midtown Manhattan this October 3 thru the 6th.