Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who’s much-loved Twelfth Doctor will be a spotlight guest at October’s New You Comic-Con, courtesy of BBC America.
Capaldi will head the list of top talent set to attend NYCC as he joins fans for a Q&A panel on Friday, October 6th at 10:30am ET. The panel will also include a look back at series 10.
There will also be a chance to meet the Doctor at the planned autograph and photo sessions on Thursday, October 5th and Friday the 6th. For more see the website.
This will be Capaldi’s second appearance at NYCC. Last year he attended alongside new companion Pearl Mackie, co-star Matt Lucas (Nardole) and Doctor Who executives Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin. Pearl Mackie will return again this year for photos and autos as well as Ninth and Tenth Doctor companion Billie Piper (Rose Tyler).
Doctor Who fans will see Peter Capaldi in his role of the Doctor for the last time on Christmas Day. In an episode titled ‘Twice Upon A Time’ Capaldi will stand beside David Bradley as he reprises his role as First Doctor William Hartnell. The Doctors will also be joined by actor and writer Mark Gatiss as The Captain and Pearl Mackie as she returns as Bill Potts. This seasonal episode will also give fans the first look at new thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whittaker.
New York Comic Con, the East Coast’s largest pop culture convention will be held October 5-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. This year’s convention is now sold out for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are, however, a few tickets left for Thursday. For more ticket info see the NYCC website.