Tor Books Announces Programming for New York Comic-Con 2014

Celebrating LOCUS Magazine’s Best Publisher for the 27th year in a row!

New York Comic Con is upon us once again and this year we’re pleased to welcome in our booth! They will be selling titles for our in-booth signings, featuring Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi, Cory Doctorow and others!  There will also be panels featuring old and new authors, and special events around the city celebrating B&N Superweek as well as an event at The Bellhouse.

Read on and stop by Tor’s Booth (#2223) to pick up a schedule for a full list of events! For a full list of NYCC happenings at the Tor booth, excerpts, and more visit .

Sunday, October 5th

2pm B&N Superweek Fantasy Audiobook Performance Q&A | B&N
Rebecca Soler, narrator of Marissa Meyers Lunar Chronicles, Fred Berman, narrator of Walking Dead series and others discuss the acting and voice work that goes into an audio book. Moderate by debut Tor author, .

Tuesday, October 7th

8pm ShipwreckSF & Word Bookstores Present Alan Moore’s Watchmen for New York Superweek |
Good theatre for bad literature? Marital aid for book nerds? A literary erotic fanfiction competition for the ages? Shipwreck is all of these things. Six Great Writers will destroy one Great Book, one Great (Watchmen) Character at a time, in service of the transcendent and the profane (and also laughs). Featuring , Naomi Novik and others!

Thursday, October 9th 

2pm Booth signing, signs copies of his new novel, , in which he returns to the world of his classic novel, Jumper.

4pm Tor Booth signing, will raffle off 50 ARCS of his latest New York Times bestseller, . Didn’t win but want a signed book? Finished copies as well as Scalzi’s backlist will be available for purchase.

8pm B&N Superweek Round Robin | B&N
Watch as your favorite genre authors spin a quick tale as dictated by the audience! Q&A to follow. Moderated by and featuring , Simon R. Green, SJ Harper and others!

Friday, October 10th

12pm Tor Booth signing with A.M. Dellamonica, signing copies of her latest book, .

1:00pm – 1:45pm Tor Geek Geek Revolution | Room 1A21
A no-holds-barred geek culture game show featuring six science fiction/fantasy authors competing for the chance to be TOP GEEK makes its second appearance at NYCC. Featuring , Rachel Caine, Patrick Rothfuss and others.
3:15 – 4:15pm Autographing at Table 19

1:15pm – 2:15pm Playing with Magic | Room 1A01
Magic is central to fantasy, whether it takes place in our world or one completely foreign. How does using magic affect storytelling? Django Wexler (The Shadow Throne) leads fellow authors , Sam Sykes and others discussing incorporating magic into the fabric of their worlds.
2:15pm – 3:15pm Autographing at Table 19

5pm Tor Booth signing with bestselling author . Copies of his backlist including his latest New York Times bestseller, , will be available for purchase. Buy one, get one free!

8pm B&N Superweek Family Feud Science Fiction vs Fantasy |  B&N
plays host as science fiction authors compete against fantasy authors Family Feud style. Will Scalzi give contestants a loving kiss on the cheek? Come to Union Square B&N and find out! With Amber Benson, Peter Brett, Pierce Brown, Richard Kadrey, Caitlin Kittredge and C.L. Wilson.

Saturday, October 11th

2pm Tor Booth signing with ! We’ll have plenty of Brandon Sanderson’s titles both old and new available for purchase. Free Way of Kings sampler with every purchase!

3pm – 3:45pm Not Your Mother’s Fairy Tales | Room 1B03
Get ready to travel over the river and through the woods, to a panel where standard fairytales get transformed into something more. Featuring Tor Teen debut author discussing .
4pm – 5pm Autographing at Table 19

5pm Tor Booth signing with . Limited edition art pack with original prints designed by the author will be available for free with each purchase of . A Comic Con exclusive!

Sunday, October 12th-*ALL BOOKS ON THIS DAY ARE FREE

12pm Tor Booth signing with , signing .

2pm Trust Me, I’m The Doctor | Room 1A18
Calling all Time Lords and their Companions! Having just reached its 50-year milestone this past year, Doctor Who has proven itself to be an enduring staple of nerd culture. With , Simon R. Greene and others.
1pm – 1:45pm Autographing at Table 19

2pm Tor Booth signing with signing , the first thrilling installment of a new middle grade series!

*All giveaways are on a first come, first serve basis

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