Signings & Events Calendar

August – October 2013

Aug 8 Thu
New York Comic Con Tickets On Sale 8/8 at 12noon!
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Is it October yet?! On Thursday, August 8th, New York Comic Con tickets will go on sale at 12noon for a special event at Midtown Comics Downtown! This is an early release event for tickets as other Midtown Comics locations will not have tickets for sale until Friday, August 9th, and other NYC comic retailers will not have tickets available until August 12th.

Get your picture with the all new New York Comic Con 2013 Camaro, created in partnership with Chevy! NYCC will be on hand to giveaway cool stuff like t-shirts, stickers, posters, buttons, and more!!!!

Ticket Details-

$30.00 for a Thursday One-Day Ticket
$40.00 for a Friday or Sunday One-Day Ticket,
$50.00 for a Saturday One-Day ticket,
$65.00 for a 3-Day Ticket,
$85.00 for a 4-Day Ticket and
$5.00 for a Kids Day Ticket.

There is a limit of 6 tickets per customer.

Kids day ticket policy:
Kids Day Tickets must be purchased for Children ages 6-12 for use on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 10 am – 5 pm.
NOTE: a Kids Day Ticket can only be purchased with the purchase of an Adult Sunday One-Day Ticket, 3-
Day Ticket, or 4-Day Ticket.

Aug 24 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.

Aug 30 Fri
Infinity Gauntlet – Midtown Comics Book Club
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.infinity-gauntlet1

This month’s book will be Infinity Gauntlet by Jim Starlin, George Perez and Ron Lim. Discuss the book with your fellow comic book fans! Free donuts will also 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 August 30th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Sep 2 Mon
Labor Day sale! Save 20% off everything in-store all day Monday Sept. 2nd
Sep 2 all-day

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Midtown Comics is open on Labor Day!
Monday, September 2nd, we invite you to join us for our annual Labor Day sale, and save 20% off everything, all day long, in-store only! Save big on comics, graphic novels, statues, action figures, t-shirts, caps and EVERYTHING ELSE! There’s no time to lose! This great sale is this Monday, Labor Day, in-store only!

Store hours:
Times Square: 8:00AM to 12midnight
Grand Central: 11:00AM to 9:00PM
Downtown: 10:00AM to 8:00PM

*Disclaimer: All sales and special offers advertised herein are valid in-store only, Monday, September 2nd only, and do not apply to gift cards, advance orders, or pre-orders, and cannot be combined with each other or any other offer. Other restrictions may apply. NO COUPON REQUIRED. Not valid at our FAO location.

Sep 14 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.

Sep 20 Fri
Syfy’s FANGASM Preview Screening and Q&A with Star Kristin Hackett!
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Head to Midtown Comics Downtown on Friday, September 20th at 6:30pm for a special preview screening of the first episode of the new Syfy show Fangasm! We’ll also have a Q&A with Fangasm star Kristin Hackett! This is your chance to see Fangasm four days early, don’t miss it!

Fangasm will debut Tuesday, September 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Syfy. 

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The wonderful Kristin Hackett will be on hand for a special Q&A!

 

SYFY’s FANGASM:

Seven Uber-Fans Arrive in Los Angeles to Live Together
And Intern for Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo

Syfy celebrates superfan culture with Fangasm (formerly titled Fandemonium), a new docu-series that follows seven very different people whose niche uber-obsessions run the gamut from comic books and collectibles to science fiction and fantasy to cosplay and live action role playing. Living together and working together at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo, Los Angeles’ largest pop-culture convention, the cast must contend with each others oversized personalities and conflicting passions as they vie for a opportunities within Lee’s organization. Because when different passions come together—you get a real big bang. Fangasm debuts Tuesday, September 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Syfy.

These roommates stop at nothing to prove their fan-cred to each other, debating everything from favorite superheroes, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, and even what they would do in the event of a real zombie apocalypse. And while the claws do come out, this hilarious and loveable group is ultimately bound together by a shared joy of fandom.
Over the course of the season, the eager group dives into their internships at Comikaze as it prepares for the upcoming Comikaze Expo – the comic, gaming, anime, sci-fi, fantasy horror and general pop-culture expo held each November in Los Angeles. The massive convention is a year-round business, run by Lee, Regina Carpinelli (who guides the interns as their supervisor) and Cassandra Peterson (better known as Elvira Mistress of the Dark). The pressure is on for the interns, who all have high hopes of earning an actual job with the organization. Throughout the summer, they are thrust into a myriad of assignments, both in the field and at the Comikaze Expo headquarters. They pitch comic book ideas to Lee, clean a storage space belonging to Elvira, and pull out all the stops to plan for the star-studded Comikaze launch party. Along the way they get to meet the original Mr. Sulu himself, George Takei, a truly emotional and dream moment for one of the interns.

Can’t wait for Fangasm? Coming soon, www.syfy.com will reveal exclusive videos shot by the cast from inside their house. Sound off on Twitter with the official Fangasm hashtag @FangasmSyfy and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fangasmsyfy.

Sep 27 Fri
Age of Bronze – Midtown Comics Book Club
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.agebronze1_1cover

This month’s book will be Age of Bronze vol.1 from Image Comics. Discuss the book with your fellow comic book fans! Free donuts will also 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 September 27th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Oct 3 Thu
Alex de Campi signing Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #1
6:30 pm – Friday @ 7:30 pm

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Celebrate the release of the all new Dark Horse Comics book, Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #1 with writer Alex de Campi at Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, October 3rd starting at 6:30!

Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #1
Literature: overrated. Morality: expendable. Tonight is right for some over-the-top sex and violence! Bringing the flavor of midnight exploitation flicks to comics, Grindhouse delivers four two-issue gore operas, starting with “Bee Vixens from Mars,” pitting a one-eyed southern Latina deputy against lusty alien chicks bent on laying eggs in the entire male population!

* Covers by superstar artists Francesco Francavilla and Coop!

* First issue in a brand-new series of B-movie masterpieces!

* Eisner nominee Alex de Campi (Smoke, Ashes) is a writer to watch in 2013!

* Future arcs feature art from Simon Fraser (2000 AD), Federica Manfredi (True Blood, Hack/Slash), and Gary Erskine (The Mask)!

Oct 4 Fri
Greasers in Greece Signing with Dimitrios Fragiskatos and Thomas Griffin
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a very special release signing of the all new comic Greasers in Greece, the first comic from Midtown Comics’ very own Dimitrios Fragiskatos! Dimitrios, along with artist Thomas Griffin will be signing copies of their new comic for fans at our Grand Central store on Friday, October 4th from 7:30 to 8:30pm. Don’t miss it! aGiGcover

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Writer: Dimitrios Fragiskatos
Artist:Thomas Sean Blake Griffin

Honcho, Jacko Mike, and Dice are four friends with big dreams. Coming from Middle-America their lives are about racing, cool jackets, and women. Things take a sudden and unexpected turn when after raiding Professor Nebula’s junkyard they inadvertently soup up their hot rod with… a time machine?!

Now stuck in a world of togas, gladiator combats and a twisted Roman Emperor,will they be able to make it back to their time before the big race or will they be stuck for the rest of their lives as Greasers in Greece?

Oct 10 Thu
Midtown Comics at New York Comic Con 2013
3:00 pm – Sunday @ 5:00 pm

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New York Comic Con is here! As the official retail sponsor for NYCC, Midtown Comics booth #1736 will once again have a huge booth offering everything you need for the ultimate con experience including:

Midtown Comics Exclusives
Sales All Weekend Long
Unveiling of a New Marvel Wax Figure from Madame Tussauds New York
Great Giveaways and Prizes
PLUS MUCH MUCH MORE!

Back-Issue Man Alex Rae will be the Grand Poohbah of the back issue department at our booth, hawking back issues for only FIFTY CENTS EACH (along with some choice comics for a whole lot more than fifty cents)! Alex will be buying back issues as well, and he’s been given carte blanche to spend big bucks on key issues from the golden, silver and bronze ages.

Stay tuned! More details coming soon!!