From the Stage to the Page: Musicians Creating Comic Books

From the Stage to the Page: Musicians Creating Comic Books

October 05, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Room 1A24 – Javits Center

International producer/DJ and entrepreneur Steve Aoki, Hip Hop Legend Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, rock star Andy Biersack of the Black Veil Brides and alt-pop phenomenon Lights headline a panel discussing their transition from musicians to comic book creators, the creative process, personal comic fandom and details on projects debuting at 2018 New York Comic Con.   

The panel will be moderated by SyFy’s Mike Avila Mike an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has covered comics, film and tv for more years than he cares to admit and hosts the comic book interview series “Behind The Panel.”

Two-time Grammy Nominated Producer/DJ Steve Aoki will be premiering NEON FUTURE, 

a new comic book series created in collaboration with Eisner Award winner Jim Krueger 

(DC Comics “Justice”, Marvel “Earth X”, “X-Men, “The Avengers”) and publisher Impact Theory.  Krueger and the creative team worked closely with Aoki to develop the lead character “Kita Sovee” for the series. 

Hip hop pioneer and icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels will reveal the latest news for Darryl Makes Comics.

Andy Biersack well known for his comic book fandom and storytelling through music as a solo artist as well as frontman for Black Veil Brides will unveil news about his new graphic novel project.

Award winning musician and comic artist Lights will tell us what it’s like to run a one-woman show, as the writer & illustrator of her interactive album-slash-comic book crossover project, Skin&Earth.


  • Steve Aoki


  • Darryl "DMC" McDaniels


  • Andy Biersack


  • Lights .


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  1. Category
    Graphic Novels
  2. Type of Event
    Panels, Screenings & Special Events
  3. Venue Javits Center

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