Signings & Events Calendar

December 2012 – July 2014

Dec 5 Wed
Star Trek’s George Takei signing Kevin Keller #6 from Archie Comics!
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Midtown Comics is honored to welcome legendary actor, Star Trek helmsman and internet sensation, George Takei! Join us as we celebrate the release of the all new Kevin Keller #6 from Archie Comics and get your copy signed by George at our Times Square store on Wednesday December 5th starting at 9pm.

Kevin Keller’s creator, writer/artist Dan Parent, will also be in attendance!

*Purchase of Kevin Keller #6 is required to attend the signing.
*Tickets to this event will limited! PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY!

KEVIN KELLER # 6
“By George!” – When the gang gets a school assignment to write about a person who has inspired them, Kevin chooses George Takei, the legendary Star Trek actor who came out several years ago. When Kevin hears that he’s at a local convention, he recruits Jughead to go with him, unaware that Mr. Takei, moved by Kevin’s article, has made a trip to Riverdale to pay him a visit. Kevin rushes to meet up with his idol, but will he make it in time?Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski
Cover: Dan Parent
Variant Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale 12/5

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.

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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.

Jun 6 Thu
All-New Secret Skullkickers #1 signing with Edwin Huang! New Date: Thursday 6/6!
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet artist Edwin Huang at our Grand Central store! Edwin will be signing his new Image Comics book, All-New Secret Skullkickers #1 on Thursday June 6th 7-8pm!
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THE ALL-NEW SECRET SKULLKICKERS: We can’t hide the secret any longer! SKULLKICKERS is the most fun adventure comic in the entire industry. Jump on board with this unbooted new first issue and see why! And, for those of you wishing comics kept the original numbering: No problem! Our B cover variant is a legacy-tastic issue twenty-two.

All-New Secret Skullkickers #1

Story by: Jim Zubkavich
Art By: Edwin Huang
Cover By: Edwin Huang & Ross A. Campbell
On Sale:May 29

Apr 2 Wed
‘68: RULE OF WAR #1 signing and sketching with Jeff Zornow
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Head to Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday April 2nd at 6pm for a signing and sketching session with Jeff Zornow for his new book ‘68: RULE OF WAR #1! This book features 3 covers, including a blank sketch cover!

Purchase of ‘68: RULE OF WAR #1 will be required to receive a sketch.

‘68: RULE OF WAR #1 from Image Comics
Writer: Mark Kidwell • Artist: Jeff Zornow, Jay Fotos

In a doom-shadowed Cambodia infested with the living dead, CIA Special Agent Declan Rule and his canine companion Nero stalk a human monster, a neurosurgeon bent on carrying out grisly experiments that turn P.O.W.s into vicious instruments of war. In Vietnam, Private Kuen Yam and his ragtag band of survivors battle their way across a murderous no-man’s-land in a desperate search for a ticket to the skies. The war is over, but the battle for humanity’s survival has just begun. Courage will be tested, sanity will be pushed to the breaking point and the rules of war… will be broken.

Jun 26 Thu
Outcast #1 signing with Paul Azaceta
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Meet artist Paul Azaceta at Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, June 26th for a signing of Outcast #1, the highly anticipated new series from Robert Kirkman!

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Writer: Robert Kirkman • Artist: Paul Azaceta, Elizabeth Breitweiser

In this new horror series from Robert Kirkman, the creator of The Walking Dead, Kyle Barnes has been plagued by demonic possession all his life and now he needs answers. Unfortunately, what he uncovers along the way could bring about the end of life on Earth as we know it.

The series will debut at 40 pages for just $2.99–a strategy previously employed by Saga. “I’m trying to make the book as creepy and cool and dark as possible, and really do some horror stuff with it,” Azaceta said.

We may have another series just as great as Walking Dead on our hands with Outcast #1! Hope you can all make it out for our signing with Paul Azaceta!

Purchase of Outcast #1 required.

Jul 9 Wed
Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare Signing Rocket Girl TP
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!

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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!