This year, New York Comic Con will kick off with an invitation-only red carpet event. The party, called "Heroes After Dark," will take place the night of Wednesday, October 5.
According to Variety, attendees will include TV and film stars as well as luminaries from the comic book industry. The celebration will also include live entertainment and catering by a celebrity chef.
“Over the past 11 years, New York Comic Con has solidified its status as the biggest and most exciting popular culture convention on the East Coast,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone by opening New York Comic Con with the full red carpet treatment.”
New York Comic Con will take place in New York City from October 6 through 9.