New York Comic Con opened on October 10th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. This annual fan convention is dedicated to comic arts, science fiction, horror, manga, games and pop culture. According to the organizer, last year's convention drew approximately 116,000 attendees, it is estimated that 130,000 will attend this year. There will be over 700 exhibitors participating this year. Panel discussions, demonstrations, performances have been scheduled through October 13th.