Con Intel: :01 Offers Book Giveaways and Author Signings at NYCC

by Transmute Jun

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First Second (also known as :01) will be hosting giveaways and events for avid readers during this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC), to be held October 6th – 9th. The show will also mark the debut of the non-fiction graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play, by Box Brown, where attendees will be able to buy the book and get it autographed by the author.

:01 will also be hosting a slew of other giveaways and free author signings at their booth #2239. Be sure to stop by and see what’s happening during the show!

A full schedule of :01 events is listed below.

Thursday, October 6th

  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: In-booth signing, Dave Roman, Astronaut Academy
  • 12:00 PM: In-booth giveaway, teachers guides, GLY brochures, bookmarks
  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM:  Teaching More than the Basics: Pairing Comics and Chapter Texts in the Classroom featuring Rebecca Mock, Room 1B03
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: You’re Such a Geek: A Guide for Teachers, Students, and Parents to Cope with Bullying featuring Dave Roman, Room 1A05
  • 1:30PM – 2:00 PM: In-booth signing, Danica Novgorodoff,The Undertaking of Lily Chen
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Teaching History through Comics featuring :01 Editor Calista Brill, Room 1B03
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Teacher Networking Session, Room 1C03
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM: In-booth signing and giveaway, Matt Loux,Time Museum
  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM: Library Networking Session, Room 1C03
  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM: The Games People Play featuring Box Brown, Room 1A18
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: In-booth signing, Jorge Aguirre,Giants Beware and Dragons Beware
  • 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM: In-booth signing, Box Brown,Tetris and Andre the Giant
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Signing, Asaf Hanuka, Boom, Booth 1558
  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: In-booth signing, Nick Abadzis, Nick Bertozzi, and George O’Connor, LaikaShakleton, and Olympians
  • 6:00 PM: NYCC Superweek Event, Box Brown, Barcade Jersey City

 Friday, October 7th

  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: In-booth giveaway, Demon 2
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Signing, Asaf Hanuka and Tomer Hanuka, Artists Alley
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: You Fight Like a Girl! And Other Awesome Ideas Involving Women in Pop Culture featuring :01 staff member Gina Gagliano, Room 1A24
  • 11:30 PM – 12:00 PM: In-booth Giveaway, The Rescue
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Signing, Asaf Hanuka,Boom, Booth 1558
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Let’s Get Lost / Science Fiction / Fantasy, and Worldbuilding in YA featuring Scott Westerfeld, BookCon at NYCC
  • 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM: Signing, Scott Westerfeld, BookCon at NYCC
  • 2:00 PM: In-booth signing, Box Brown, Tetris
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Create Your Own Friendship Adventure featuring John Patrick Green and Rebecca Mock, Family HQ Workshop Room
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Signing, John Patrick Green and Rebecca Mock, Hippopotamister,Compass South
  • 4:00 PM: In-booth signing, Scott Westerfeld, poster signing
  • 5:30 PM: In-booth Something New signed copy sale
  • 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Adult Comics, Box Brown, Jefferson Market Library
  • 6:30 PM: Drawing Life: Who is the Parisian Roz Chast? featuring Asaf Hanuka and Penelope Bagieu, Museum of the City of New York

Saturday, October 8th

  • 11:00 AM: In-booth signing, Asaf Hanuka and Tomer Hanuka, The Divine
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: In-booth signing and giveaway, Adam Rapp and Mike Cavallaro, Decelerate Blue
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Drawing from the World: Franco-Belgian Comics in Global Context featuring Asaf Hanuka, Room 1B03
  • 2:00 PM: In-booth signing, Box Brown,Tetris and Andre the Giant
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Create Your Own True Story Comic Adventure featuring Joe Flood, Jon Chad, Molly Brooks, and Falynn Koch, Family HQ Workshop Room
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Kids Comics featuring John Patrick Green and Rebecca Mock, Jefferson Public Library
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Signing, Asaf Hanuka and Tomer Hanuka, Artists Alley
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM: In-booth signing, Jon Chad and Joe Flood, Science Comics: Volcanoes & Science Comics: Dinosaurs
  • 5:00 PM: In-booth Nameless City signed copy sale

Sunday, October 9th

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: In-booth giveaway,Exquisite Corpse
  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM: First Second 10th Anniversary Celebration featuring Mark Siegel, Box Brown, Scott Westerfeld, Sara Varon, Penelope Bagieu and Petra Mayer, Room 1B03
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: In-booth giveaway and signing, Into the Outlands
  • 2:00 PM: In-booth giveaway, Mighty Jack stickers
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: My First Comic featuring Sara Varon and Jon Chad, Family HQ Workshop Room
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM: In-booth signing, Sara Varon, Sweaterweather
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Comics in Real Life featuring Penelope Bagieu and Box Brown, BookCon at NYCC

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Transmute Jun

Transmute Jun has an addiction to pop culture conventions, and attends as many as she can each year. When she's not traveling, she likes to stay at home reading a good book, playing a video game, or binge-watching a TV show. She can be bribed with pizza, Coke Zero and Belgian milk chocolate.