Signings & Events Calendar

Jan 25 Fri
Immortal Lycanthropes – Midtown Comics Book Club with writer Hal Johnson
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

It’s the Midtown Comics Book Club! Join us for our monthly Graphic Novel book club at our Downtown store.13370523

This month’s book will be Immortal Lycanthropes, and writer Hal Johnson will be there to discuss the book with the club! If that’s not enough to entice, free donuts will be served!

Don’t have the book yet? Save 25% off cover price at any of our three stores (in-store only). Just mention the Midtown Comics Book Club at the cash register!

The Book Club will meet on Friday January 25th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Immortal Lycanthropes
by Hal Johnson

“A shameful fact about humanity is that some people can be so ugly that no one will be friends with them. It is shameful that humans can be so cruel, and it is shameful that humans can be so ugly.”

So begins the incredible story of Myron Horowitz, a disfigured thirteen-year-old just trying to fit in at his Pennsylvania school. When a fight with a bully leaves him unconscious and naked in the wreckage of the cafeteria, Myron discovers that he is an immortal lycanthrope—a were-mammal who can transform from human to animal. He also discovers that there are others like him, and many of them want Myron dead. “People will turn into animals,” says the razor-witted narrator of this tour-de-force, “and here come ancient secrets and rivers of blood.”

Jan 26 Sat
Open Buying Day at Midtown Comics Downtown!
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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), on the last Saturday of every month from 11:00AM to 4:00PM.

 

Feb 6 Wed
Dan Slott: Back By Popular Demand Signing Amazing Spider-Man #700 2nd Printing AND Superior Spider-Man #1 2nd Printing
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Because you demanded it! Dan Slott returns to Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday February 6th from 7-9pm to sign the 2nd printings of Amazing AmazingSpiderMan_700_SecondPrintingSpider-Man #700 and Superior Spider-Man #1! Don’t miss it!

Purchase required of one of the following: Amazing Spider-Man #700, 2nd printing, or Superior Spider-Man #1, 2nd printing.

Feb 22 Fri
Kraven’s Last Hunt – Midtown Comics Book Club with Jim Salicrup
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

It’s the Midtown Comics Book Club! Join us for our monthly Graphic Novel book club at our Downtown store.kraven

This month’s book will be The Amazing Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt, and editor Jim Salicrup will be there to discuss the book with the club! If that’s not enough to entice, free donuts will be served!

Don’t have the book yet? Save 25% off cover price at any of our three stores (in-store only). Just mention the Midtown Comics Book Club at the cash register!

The Book Club will meet on Friday February 22nd at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Mar 29 Fri
Demo vol. 2 – Midtown Comics Book Club
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
***GUEST CANCELLATION NOTICE***
We will still be holding the book club, but unfortunately Becky Cloonan had to cancel. Fear not! We’ll still be talking about this great book with the club!
It’s the Midtown Comics Book Club! Join us for our monthly Graphic Novel book club at our Downtown store.jhfdjhfjhfjmhgfjThis month’s book will be Demo vol. 2. If that’s not enough to entice, free donuts will be served!

Don’t have the book yet? Save 25% off cover price at any of our three stores (in-store only). Just mention the Midtown Comics Book Club at the cash register!

The Book Club will meet on Friday March 29th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Demo vol. 2-
The sequel to the Eisner-nominated and critically acclaimed graphic novel by writer Brian Wood and artist Becky Cloonan. This new volume takes a ground-level approach to superpowers and features six brand-new standalone stories of conflicted teens grappling with love, loss and the joy of finding their way in life.

Apr 9 Tue
Jane Espenson and Brad Bell – Husbands signing at Midtown Comics Downtown
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we welcome Jane Espenson and Brad Bell to Midtown Comics Downtown on April 9th for a signing of the all new hardcover graphic novel, Husbands!husbands

Jane Espenson is a regular collaborator with Joss Whedon, working on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly.

Purchase of the Husbands HC is required to attend the event.

Husbands HC:
Written by Husbands creators Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Brad Bell, this is the comic-book continuation of the sitcom phenom. Husbands tells the story of famous gay newlyweds Brady and Cheeks, who sparked a media firestorm when they woke up legally wed after a drunken Vegas weekend. Now, a mystical wedding gift launches the couple on a series of adventures-a tongue-in-cheek journey through iconic genre realms-filled with obstacles that threaten to tear them apart. Follow Brady and Cheeks into a superhero showdown, a fairytale fantasy, a Holmesian mystery, an epic galactic battle, a madcap high school romp, and a saucy secret-spy thrill ride. Includes bonus “making of” material and a special introduction.

Apr 19 Fri
Supurbia – Midtown Comics Book Club with Grace Randolph
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

It’s the Midtown Comics Book Club! Join us for our monthly Graphic Novel book club at our Downtown store.Grace Randolph Superbia

This month’s book will be Supurbia, and writer Grace Randolph will be there to discuss the book with the club! If that’s not enough to entice, free donuts will be served!

Don’t have the book yet? Save 25% off cover price at any of our three stores (in-store only). Just mention the Midtown Comics Book Club at the cash register!

The Book Club will meet on Friday April 19th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Apr 20 Sat
Open Buying Day at Midtown Comics Downtown!
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.

Apr 25 Thu
Mark Millar signs Jupiter’s Legacy #1 at Midtown Comics Downtown
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us as we welcome back one of our favorite guest, Mark Millar! To celebrate the release of Jupiter’s Legacy #1, we will be hosting writer Mark Millar at our Downtown store on Thursday April, 25th from 7-9pm. Don’t miss it!JLcover01

Purchase of Jupiter’s Legacy #1 is required to attend the event.

Jupiter’s Legacy #1-
The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK MILLER and FRANK QUIETLY give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. The world’s greatest heroes have grown old and their legacy is a poisonous one to the children who will never live up to their remarkable parents. Unmissable.

May 4 Sat
Jim Lee, Scott Snyder, Nate Cosby, Chris Eliopoulos, Alex Simmons and Jamal Peppers FCBD Signing!
1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Free Comic Book Day is bigger than ever this year at our Downtown store! Join us as we welcome Jim Lee, Scott Snyder, Nate Cosby, Chris Eliopoulos, Alex Simmons and Jamal Peppers for an awesome day of free comics and signings!

*Please note: Free Comic Book Day will be taking place at ALL Midtown Comics locations, but these signings will only be at our Downtown store.

The creators of the hit Archaia graphic novel, Cow Boy Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos, will be signing the Free Comic Book Day Archaia sampler featuring an all new Cow Boy story at Midtown Comics Downtown on Free Comic Book Day 1:00pm-2:00pm!

Archie writer Alex Simmons and artist Jamal Peppers (Sonic/Mega Man) will be signing this year’s Archie FCBD books, the World of Archie Digest and Sonic/Mega Man flipbook from 3:00-4:00pm!

Jim Lee and Scott Snyder will be at Midtown Comics Downtown for Free Comic Book Day signing Superman: The Last Son of Krypton from 7:00pm-9:00pm. This will be a very popular event, and we recommend early arrival.