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NYCC 2021 | Higher We Rise, Harder We Fall: Black Businesses in Nerd Space

Sat, Oct 9, 2021 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Room 406.3

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    NFTs made a controversial splash into the world of collecting in 2021. There's been a lot said about the pros and cons of the technology - what's the environmental impact? Is it a flash in the pan? How does it affect creators and IP owners? This is your chance to hear some real talk from creators publishers and developers about where NFTs are going in the world of comics entertainment and pop culture. Join Erika Alexander (Wu Tang Clan Concrete Park) Nick Barrucci (CEO Dynamite Entertainment) Matt Medney (CEO Heavy Metal) Juan Hernandez (CEO Curio) and maybe a surprise guest or two in conversation with Journalist/industry expert Rob Salkowitz (Forbes ICv2).

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    NYCC 2021 | Nailed It: Project Cosplay!

    Nailed It: Project Cosplay is back again after a highly successful run in 2018 to bring you an hour of fun and creative competition! Think you have what it takes to cobble together a standout cosplay in an hour? Compete with your friends and family to create the cosplay of your dreams with unexpected items! But don't worry our judges (fashion industry designers & cosplayers) will be there to coach you & cheer you on! So gather your squad & come to show off your skills. Trust us this will be the most fun you have at NYCC!

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