New York Comic Con has quickly become the epicenter to all things pop culture from comics, television, film, and books while housing some of the biggest names in entertainment from all of those said facets. And comedy is right there front and center with its presence only growing bigger. From appearances to podcasts and live comedy shows to panels, we’ve got your essential guide to comedy at NYCC 2015 to help you plan your laughs accordingly.
NEW YORK SUPER WEEK:
The Laugh Button Live! New York Super Week Edition
October 6 8:00 PM – 9:30PM, The Stand Comedy Club and Restaurant
Once again The Laugh Button Live! will be a part of New York Super Week. We’ve arranged for a killer stand-up comedy show for fans one and all to enjoy. We’ve teamed up with the folks at The Stand comedy club (239 Third Ave, NYC) for an evening of great comedy. Tickets are $15 and on sale, get them now because they will go fast! Lineup includes Judah Friedlander, Chris Distefano, Gary Vider, Jessica Kirson, Barry Rothbart, and Derek Gaines (host). Doors 7:30PM
Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast LIVE with Special Guest Jim Norton
October 6 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Littlefield
It’s a New York Super Week LIVE edition of “Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast” with Gilbert and co-host Frank Santopadre.
Running Late with Scott Rogowsky: Brooklyn’s Live Late Night Comedy Talk Show
October 6 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM, Littlefield
Featuring special guest Horatio Sanz, Impractical Jokers’ “Sal” Vulcano & Brian “Q” Quinn, along with NY1’s Budd Mishkin and original Running Late host Dale Seever.
Robot Chicken Season 8 Party
October 8 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Brooklyn Bowl
Join Robot Chicken co-creators Seth Green & Matthew Senreich for an early look at Season 8 and the world premiere of Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III. Free with RSVP.
The Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents: The WorkJuice Improv Experience (early show)
October 8 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Mary Flagler Cary Hall at the DiMenna Center
The WorkJuice Players of The Thrilling Adventure Hour return to their roots with Mark Gagliardi, Hal Lublin, Craig Cackowski, Paul F. Tompkins, Artist, Scott Adsit, Janet Varney, Jean Grae, and Marc Evan Jackson.
I Don’t Get It
October 8 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM, HiFi Bar
I Don’t Get it is a comedy show featuring the best established and up & coming stand-up comedians. It takes place twice monthly at HiFi Bar. Comics performing are Myq Kaplan, Nick Vatterott, Regina DeCicco, Gary Levitt, Leah Bonnema, Matt Schwartzer, Seaton Smith, Anthony Devito, and Ben Kronberg
Uptown Showdown: Superheroes vs. Villains
October 8 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Symphony Space
You never know what to expect at this bi-monthly, wacky debate series that brings together two teams of comedians, writers and performers to face-off. The lineup this go-around includes Janeane Garofalo, Travon Free, Mike Drucker, Jessica Delfino, and Michael Hartney.
The Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents: POW! Sparks Nevada Live
October 9 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Littlefield
The Thrilling Adventure Hour is back in Brooklyn for a special, live performance as part of New York Super Week. POW! Sparks Nevada Live! The show will include Marc Evan Jackson, Mark Gagliardi, Scott Adsit, Craig Cackowski, Ben Acker, and Ben Blacker
[adult swim] Tyrannic Second Maiden Voyage
Sat. October 10| Boarding 8 PM with Departure at 9 PM – Return 12 AM
Join us for a three hour cruise along the Hudson featuring a night of NY views and city sights, an up close look at Lady Liberty, a live performance from a secret musical guest, and the company of your [adult swim] friends and family.
Free with RSVP 21+ First-come First-served