Oh, and if you’re at the show, here’s a quick list of events where you’ll be able to find your intrepid MTV News team:
MTV News and Newsweek’s Video Game Clash — Vs. Mode Live!
Friday, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM, Room 1A22
Todd Howard of “Fallout 3” and Ken Levine of “BioShock” on stage together! The lead developers of the widely-hailed 2007 and 2008 games of the year join two of gaming’s most respected journalists, Newsweek’s N’Gai Croal and MTV News’s Stephen Totilo, for a debate about what’s hot and what’s not for video games in 2009. Can the PlayStation 3 come back? Are we finally going to get a good Batman game? Is the Wii on the way out? Find out at Vs. Mode Live!
MTV’s Who Is The Greatest Movie Badass of All Time?
Friday, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM, Room 1A08
MTV News hosts a panel of celebrity guests who will answer, once and for all, one of fandom’s most notorious questions — Which movie character is the Greatest Badass of All Time? John McClane or Lara Croft? Batman or Wolverine? Celebrities and fans weighed in with their picks, now find out who made the top ten and who will take the #1 spot. Join us at this live taping as the decision is revealed! Panelists include Method Man and TBD talent.
Radical Publishing (moderated by Splash Page editor Rick Marshall)
Saturday, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM, Room 1A07
This will be an opportunity for communication between Radical and its fans. At the panel, Radical will hold a special drawing where the winners will receive a framed poster from either Hercules: The Knives of Kush signed by Jim Steranko, Cholly And Flytrap: Center City by Arthur Suydam, FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency by David Hine, City of Dust: A Philip Khrome Story signed by Steve Niles, or Hotwire: Requiem For The Dead by Steve Pugh. Each poster is limited to one printing, making them a highly valuable collector’s item. Additionally, panel guests will receive one copy of a limited and numbered special edition Radical preview book, which will be used in determining the winners of the drawing. Fans must attend the panel to win. Attending will be Hercules designer and cover artist for Hercules: The Knives of Kush — the legendary Jim Steranko, Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies) creator, writer, and illustrator for Radical Publishing’s upcoming Cholly and Flytrap: Center City, Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), writer of City of Dust: A Philip Khrome Story, David Hine (X-Men) writer of Radical Publishing’s upcoming FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency, Rick Remender (Fear Agent) writer of Radical Publishing’s upcoming The Last Days of American Crime, and Steve Pugh (Hellblazer), the writer and illustrator for Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead. Radical’s President and Publisher, Barry Levine will be making a special announcement.
Remember, keep it here throughout the show (Friday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 8 ) for all of your New York Comic Con 2009 news. And if you’re Twitter-enabled, be sure to keep tabs on @MTVSplashPage and @Multiplayers for even more updates over the weekend!