Signings & Events Calendar
June 2012 – May 2014
Midtown Comics Times Square welcomes writer Brian Wood who will be signing his new book The Massive #1 from Dark Horse Comics on Wednesday June 13th from 9-10pm.
It’s Brian Wood Day! Along with The Massive #1, Brian will also be celebrating the release of X-Men #30, Ultimate Comics X-Men #13, Conan the Barbarian #5, and DMZ TPB Vol. 12 all to be released on Wednesday June 13th!
THE FIRST 25 PEOPLE IN LINE WILL GET A FREE LIMITED EDITION PRINT!!! (See below)
We’ll also have lots of cool free prizes from Dark Horse Comics to giveaway at the event!!
Purchase of The Massive #1 is required to attend the signing.
The Massive #1
Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Kristian Donaldson
In a post-war, post-crash, post-disaster, post-everything world, the environmental-action trawler Kapital scours the earth’s oceans for its mysteriously missing sistership, The Massive. Captain Callum Israel, a man who has dedicated his life to the ocean, now must ask himself—as our planet dies—what it means to be an environmentalist after the world’s ended. Callum and his crew will come up against pirates, rebels, murderers, and thieves as they struggle to remain noble toward their cause. Can you save a planet that’s already doomed?
* The perfect follow-up to Wood’s DMZ!
“The Massive is a book to keep an eye on in 2012.” —IGN
Don’t Miss ‘COMIC STORE HEROES’ on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL screening 8.00pm – 9.00pm Friday 13th July 2012!
CAN’T MAKE IT TO COMIC-CON IN SAND DIEGO THIS YEAR? LET NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COME TO YOUR RESCUE!
Whether you’re into those magnificent, mighty, mutant heroes of Marvel’s X-Men, or the mischievous baby devil that wears diapers and carries a magical pitchfork in the classic “Hot Stuff The Little Devil” comic book series, Midtown Comics in New York City has what you need. It’s the largest retailer of comic books, graphic novels, Manga (Japanese comics) and related collectibles in the country, if not the world, and it has the alternate universes its customers crave. Follow the lives of staffers Gerry, Thor and Alex as they deal with all manner of geeks and enthusiastic customers while simultaneously planning their mega-booth for New York Comic Con, their biggest day of the year. With more than a million books in stock, they need to know their stuff — and are frequently tested by rabid fans of incredibly popular or extremely obscure comics.
Don’t miss ‘Comic Store Heroes’ on the National Geographic Channel US at 8pm on Friday 13th July 2012.
Check Out: http://www.comicstoreheroes.com
It’s the Midtown Comics Book Club! Join us for our monthly Graphic Novel book club at our Downtown store.
This month’s book will be Pigeons from Hell, and artist Nathan Fox will be there to discuss the book with the club! He’ll also be doing a live demo and we’ll be raffling the drawing off to one lucky attendee free! If that’s not enough to entice, free donuts will be served!
The Book Club will meet on Friday July 27th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.
SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!
See you there!
Pigeons from Hell
Joe R. Lansdale
Master horror storyteller Joe R. Lansdale throws his scathing wit and wild, otherworldly creations into the mix as he brings Robert E. Howard’s classic tale of dark revenge to the present . . . and into the unwilling lives of the Blassenville mansion heirs, twin sisters Claire and Janet. When Griswell fled the Blassenville estate those many years ago, he couldn’t have imagined the grotesque horrors that would eclipse the ones he saw then-but they’re here, thanks to fiction legend Joe R. Lansdale, dazzling new comic-book artist Nathan Fox (DMZ), and multiple Eisner Award-winning color artist Dave Stewart (Conan, The Umbrella Academy). This fresh take on the classic Pigeons from Hell story delves deeper into the dark mansion’s past while also digging up some fresh, imaginative demons, as Claire and Janet unknowingly bring their friends into an unearthly death trap!
This month’s book will be The Art of Betty and Veronica, and editors Craig Yoe and Victor Gorelick will be there to discuss the book with the club! If that’s not enough to entice, free donuts will be served!
The Book Club will meet on Friday December 28th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.
SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!
See you there!
Midtown Comics is excited to celebrate Free Comic Book Day with two days this year – in-store on Saturday, May 3rd, and online on Monday, May 5th. This is one of the largest events in the comic book industry, and Midtown is gearing up for eager fans!
SATURDAY, MAY 3rd IN-STORE:
Midtown Comics celebrates Free Comic Book Day in-store on Saturday, May 3rd, by offering free new comics including every title from every publisher participating in this event. Some of the hottest titles from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse and Image Comics will be available with no purchase required, while supplies last. Over two million comic books for readers of all ages will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the excitement of comic books! Please note: some titles will be in very limited quantities and are not expected to last all day, and we recommend that you arrive early.
FCBD starts at 8:00AM at Midtown Times Square, and 11:00AM at Grand Central and Downtown.
What’s special only at Midtown: This year we are thrilled to present our very own versions of the Free Comic Book Day book Future’s End from DC Comics and the Armor Hunters Special from Valiant Entertainment! Both feature the Midtown Comics logo and are ONLY available through Midtown Comics!
Future’s End is the place to jump on board DC Comics’ epic weekly series featuring tomorrow’s Dark Knight, Batman Beyond (making his first appearance in The New 52), battling an army of cyborgs to avert an Apocalypse in the future which could destroy the DC Universe of the present!
Armor Hunters features a group of the universe’s fiercest warriors, that have come to destroy the X-O Manowar for the good of all. What horrible secrets does the armor hold? And how many armors have they destroyed before this one? These answers and more are revealed in the Valiant Universe event of 2014 – and it all starts right here with exclusive previews, character designs, and interviews from the biggest guns the Valiant Universe has to offer!
Midtown Comics is excited to celebrate Free Comic Book Day with two days this year –online on Monday, May 5th, and in-store on Saturday, May 3rd.. This is one of the largest events in the comic book industry, and Midtown is gearing up for eager fans!
MONDAY MAY 5TH ONLINE:
All FCBD titles will be posted online at approximately 11:00AM EST on Monday, May 5th and will be offered while supplies last. We recommend that you order early.