Signings & Events Calendar

Jul
9
Wed
Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare Signing Rocket Girl TP
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Meet writer Brandon Montclare and artist Amy Reeder at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday, July 9th for a signing of their new Rocket Girl TP from Image Comics!

Rocket Girl TP
Writer: Brandon Montclare • Artist: Amy Reeder

A teenage cop from a high-tech future is sent back in time to 1986 New York City. Dayoung Johansson is investigating the Quintum Mechanics megacorporation for crimes against time. As she pieces together the clues, she discovers the ‘future’ she calls home – an alternate reality version of 2013 – shouldn’t exist at all! Blast off with issues #1-5 in this trade paperback from BRANDON MONTCLARE (Halloween Eve) and Eisner Award nominee AMY REEDER (Batwoman, Madame Xanadu).

Collects ROCKET GIRL #1-5.

Amy and Brandon will also be giving away a free 11×17 print to anyone who purchases the book! We hope to see you there!

Jul
10
Thu
Peter David and J.G. Jones Signing Spider-Man 2099 #1 at Midtown Comics Downtown
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm

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Meet writer Peter David and cover artist J.G. Jones at Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, July 10th for a signing of our exclusive Spider-Man 2099 #1 variant from Marvel Comics!

Spider-Man 2099 #1 Midtown Exclusive JG Jones Variant Cover
Writer: Peter David • Artist: Will Sliney

ALL-NEW SERIES FROM THE PAGES OF AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! The book you have been demanding for months finally hits the stands! Miguel O’Hara is Spider-Man in the year 2099 but he’s currently stuck in the year 2014. He was stranded here by his father who is the head of an evil corporation called Alchemax in 2099. But in 2014, Alechmax has just been formed and Miguel has a chance to stop its corruption before it starts! Join comics legend (and Spider-Man 2099 creator) Peter David and breakthrough artist Will Sliney (Superior Spider-Man Team-up) for the most adventure you’ll find in a book this side of the twenty second century!

Purchase of Spider-Man 2099 #1 Midtown Exclusive JG Jones Variant required.

Jul
17
Thu
John Romita Jr. Signing Superman #32 at Midtown Comics Downtown!
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm

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In honor of John Romita, Jr.’s first-ever work for DC Comics on Superman #32, Midtown Comics is excited to announce a signing at our Downtown location on Thursday, July 17th!

Superman #32
Writer: Geoff Johns • Artist: John Romita, Jr., Klaus Janson

“THE MAN OF TOMORROW” chapter 1! A NEW ERA for SUPERMAN begins as Geoff Johns takes the reigns – and he’s joined by the legendary super-talent of John Romita, Jr. in his first-ever work for DC Comics as they introduce Ulysses, the Man of Tomorrow, into the Man of Steel’s life. This strange visitor shares many of Kal-El’s experiences, including having been rocketed from a world with no future. Prepare yourself for a run full of new heroes, new villains and new mysteries! Plus, Perry White offers Clark a chance to return to The Daily Planet!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Midtown Comics will also be selling a number of incentive covers on the day of the signing!

Jul
19
Sat
Open Buying Day at Midtown Comics Downtown
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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We’re buying back issues and collectibles in a big way, and we’re especially looking for Silver and Golden Age comics, along with key issues of ANY age. We also need LOTS of vintage toys and collectibles, so don’t be shy, bring everything, and be prepared to meet Midtown’s back issue man Alex Rae. Who knows? You may walk away with an Uncle Scrooge-size haul of money!! Buying day takes place at Midtown Comics Downtown, at 64 Fulton Street (corner of Ryder Alley, just a few blocks east of Broadway), from 11:00AM to 4:00PM. We’ll see you there!

Jul
23
Wed
Midtown Comics Celebrates Batman Day!
Jul 23 – Jul 24 all-day

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Help Midtown Comics Celebrate The 75th Anniversary of the Dark Knight!

Batman Day is Wednesday, July 23, and Midtown Comics is excited to celebrate this monumental event! Batman fans of all ages can come to any of our locations and find Batman comics, toys, merchandise, apparel, and more! If you can’t make it to our in-store event, find all of our Batman Day merchandise online here!

Best of all, we’ll have a number of free Batman goodies from DC for you to enjoy! Holy Smokes, Batman! Find more info here.

The following items will be provided for FREE with comics scheduled to go on sale on July 23.

FREE · DETECTIVE COMICS #27 Special Edition, featuring a reimagining of the 1939 Bob Kane/Bill Finger original comic book, designed by Chip Kidd with a script by The New York Times #1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer. Quantities are limited!

FREE · Batman shopping bag 12” x 16” x 4” featuring Batman 75th Anniversary artwork on one side and the Batman 75 logo on the reverse side!

FREE · Batman Graphic Novels bookmarks!

In addition, the following items are available for purchase. These items are scheduled to arrive in stores on July 23:

Only $.99 Cents each at Midtown · Batman paper masks spotlighting 4 varieties of the character’s iconic looks from his 75-year history. Collect all four! You know that we’ll be wearing them around!

Only $9.99 each at Midtown · Batman 75th Anniversary Capes produced by Rubies. Customers can purchase these limited edition Batman 75th Anniversary capes.

More announcements will be coming in the following weeks, so stay tuned! You won’t want to miss this! We hope you can all make it out to celebrate this special day in Batman history!

Jul
26
Sat
Not at Comic Con Party!
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm

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We know not everyone can make it to San Diego Comic Con this year, so we’re throwing a special party for all those who will still be in New York!

Our annual Not at Comic Con event returns this year on Saturday, July 26th at Midtown Comics Downtown, and we already have some fun details to announce!

Date: Saturday, July 26th.

• Not at Comic Con Sale– 30% off everything at Midtown Comics Downtown only from 11:00AM to 12noon.
• 20% off everything at Midtown Comics Downtown from 12noon to 9:00PM.
• Anyone who arrives in costume or comic book apparel before 1pm will receive a raffle ticket for some fun giveaways! Winners will be announced in-store at 1pm.
• Paul Kupperberg and Dean Haspiel signing from 2:00PM—3:00PM.
• Batman Day items will be available!
• We will have an Image Expo Preview Book to give our for free!

We hope you can make it out for this great event!

Aug
2
Sat
Doctor Who Day at Midtown Comics Downtown
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day

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In honor of our exclusive Doctor Who releases in July, We’re excited to throw a Doctor Who Day Party at Midtown Comics Downtown on Saturday, August 2nd!

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Doctor Who 10th Doctor #1 Cover C Midtown Exclusive Amy Mebberson Variant Cover (1 Of 2)

Doctor Who 11th Doctor #1 Cover C Midtown Exclusive Amy Mebberson Variant Cover (2 Of 2)

We’ll be holding an ALL-DAY sale on Doctor Who items for 25% OFF! Anyone who comes dressed up in Doctor Who gear will receive an extra 10% OFF Doctor Who purchases, plus some great photo opportunities!

And what’s a Doctor Who Day without some Doctor Who signings?? From 1PM-3PM we will be hosting Nick Abadzis (writer of 10th Doctor series) and Simon Fraser (artist of 11th Doctor series).

Lastly, test your Doctor Who knowledge, as we’ll be holding a trivia contest at 4:00PM for some fun prizes and exclusive giveaways!

Hope to see you there!

Aug
7
Thu
Midtown Comics Downtown Early NYCC Ticket Launch Event!
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm

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It’s that moment you’ve all been waiting for — Midtown Comics Downtown will have New York Comic Con tickets for sale next week! Our exclusive first launch of tickets to the convention will go on sale Thursday, August 7th at Midtown Comics Downtown ONLY. All tickets available only while supplies last! In-store only!

Additional tickets will be on sale at all three locations on Friday, August 8th.

More info here: bit.ly/1rBCq95

Ticket Sale Hours on 08/07:

Midtown Comics Downtown: 8am – 8pm

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Aug
8
Fri
Midtown Comics NYCC Ticket Launch Event!
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – Aug 9 @ 12:00 am

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It’s that moment you’ve all been waiting for — Midtown Comics will have New York Comic Con tickets for sale next week! Additional tickets will be sold in all three locations on Friday, August 8th. Please note, there will be a limit of 4 tickets per customer. All tickets available only while supplies last! In-store only!

Early tickets will also go on sale Thursday, August 7th at Midtown Comics Downtown ONLY!

More info here: bit.ly/1rBCq95

Ticket Sale Hours on 08/08:

Midtown Comics Downtown: 10am-8pm

Midtown Comics Times Square: 8am-12am

Midtown Comics Grand Central: 11am-9pm

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Aug
23
Sat
Open Buying Day at Midtown Comics Downtown
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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We’re buying back issues and collectibles in a big way, and we’re especially looking for Silver and Golden Age comics, along with key issues of ANY age. We also need LOTS of vintage toys and collectibles, so don’t be shy, bring everything, and be prepared to meet Midtown’s back issue man Alex Rae. Who knows? You may walk away with an Uncle Scrooge-size haul of money!! Buying day takes place at Midtown Comics Downtown, at 64 Fulton Street (corner of Ryder Alley, just a few blocks east of Broadway), from 11:00AM to 4:00PM. We’ll see you there!