New York Super Week 2014: What you need to know

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What is Super Week?

A new event series for New York Comicon. Venues across the five boroughs are offering themed events for fans, allowing the massively successful festival to expand outside the Javits Center walls. It’s a perfect way to experience the wildly popular world of Comicon, even if you can’t make big show.

Who can attend Super Week?

Anyone. The range of events offer something for everyone -- from  first-time Comicon participants to the biggest fanboys and fangirls.

How much does it cost?

Depends on what you attend, and there are lots of affordable options. Tickets to individual events are available on the New York Super Week website.

What kinds of events are there?

Cat video festivals, hot sauce contests, live podcasts, panel discussions, comedy shows, and so much more.

Here’s an example of a full week of fun:

  •         Punderdome 3000 | Monday 10/6, 8PM | Galapagos Art Space
    • Teams compete in a pun-off as audiences cheer to choose a winner. Perfect for: literature lovers -- tickets
  •         Bedbugs!!! The Musical | Tuesday-Friday 10/7-10, 8PM | ArcLight Theatre
    • Creepy crawlies come to life in this critically acclaimed Off-Broadway hit
  • Uptown Showdown: Zombie vs. Vampires | Wednesday, 10/8, 8PM | Symphony Space
    • Comedians battle in a wacky comedy debate
  • DOTA 2 Championships |  Thursday 10/9, 11AM-10PM | Madison Square Garden
    • The largest gaming competition ever on the west coast with the world’s top gamers
  • An Evening With the Cast Of Star Trek: The Next Generation | Friday, 10/10, 7:30PM | Hammerstein Ballroom
    • William Shatner moderates a panel with the Next Gen cast, including Sir Patrick Stewart

To experience New York Super Week, visit

PIX11 News' Kaitlin Monte authored this report.