“The Avengers” will be assembled at the New York Comic Con October 15. Producer Kevin Feige and cast members Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Clark Gregg (Agent Coulson), Cobie Smulders (Agent Hill) and Chris Evans (Captain America) will be appearing at the IGN Theater in an event prevented by Sprint.

The panel will last from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and never-before-seen footage from “The Avengers” will be shown.

Marvel will also have Joe Quesada, chief creative officer of Marvel Entertainment, Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, and Marvel creators Jason Aaron, Mat Fraction, Kieron Gillen and Stuart Immonen as guests at the convention.

The sixth annual New York Comic Con will take place October 13 through October 16 at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. You can learn more about the event at the official website.

Here’s the synopsis of “The Avengers”:

“‘Marvel’s The Avengers’ is the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effectswhen “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012.
‘Marvel’s The Avengers,’ is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures. The film is being produced by Marvel Studios’ President, Kevin Feige, and executive produced by Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Jon Favreau, Patricia Whitcher and Louis D’Esposito. Marvel Studios’ Jeremy Latcham and Victoria Alonso will co-produce. The film will be released May 4, 2012.”

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By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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