Signings & Events Calendar

July 2012 – June 2014

Jul 13 Fri
Comic Store Heroes on National Geographic Channel!
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Sep 8 Sat
Archie’s NEW CRUSADERS: RISE OF THE HEROES #1 signing with Ian Flynn, Alitha Martinez and Ryan Jampole
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us as we welcome the return of Archie Comics’ superhero imprint, Red Circle Comics with writer Ian Flynn (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man), artist Alitha Martinez (Iron Man, Black Panther, Spider-Girl, Batgirl) and variant cover artist Ryan Jampole (Mega Man) who’ll be signing NEW CRUSADERS: RISE OF THE HEROES #1! at Midtown Comics Downtown!

Alitha and Ryan will be doing sketches for kids during the signing!

Purchase of NEW CRUSADERS: RISE OF THE HEROES #1 required for sketch, one per customer, time allowing.

NEW CRUSADERS: RISE OF THE HEROES #1
Red Circle Comics presents “Ashes to Ashes,” Part One! Our world demands heroes, and a new generation must rise! Over a decade ago, the super hero team known as The Mighty Crusaders did the impossible: they won. Successful in their battle against evil and finding they’d made the world a better place, the heroes settled down to the small town of Red Circle to start families, unwind and take a much-deserved rest. When the quiet town is rocked by the return of the ultimate evil, the super hero residents are obliterated!  It’s up to their heirs to fight for justice and crusade against evil. They are our last, best hope. They are The New Crusaders!

Nov 14 Wed
Garth Ennis Signing THE BOYS Final Issue at Midtown Comics Times Square
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the FINAL issue of Garth Ennis’ Dynamite series, The Boys!Garth Ennis will be signing copies of The Boys #72 at Midtown Comics Times Square on Wednesday November 14th from 9-10pm

Purchase of the Boys #72 is required to attend.

RSVP on Facebook here!

THE BOYS #72
(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Darick Robertson
THE FINAL ISSUE! The long day closes on the Brooklyn Bridge, as our hero finally meets his destiny. There’s one last deal to be done, As Stillwell finds out the real cost of doing business, and one last surprise for Rayner too – as she begins her long-dreamed of political career. The Boys’ story comes to an end in this final issue containing 24 pages of story! Contains 5 pin-up pages of brand-new art as well as a complete cover gallery!
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

Dec 28 Fri
Art of Betty and Veronica – Midtown Comics Book Club with guest Craig Yoe & Victor Gorelick
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.

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!

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 December 28th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

See you there!

Jun 14 Sat
Midtown Comics at Special Edition: NYC
10:00 am – Sunday @ 5:00 pm

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Join Midtown Comics at booth #210 as we help celebrate the first year of Special Edition: NYC! We’ll be featuring Midtown exclusive comics, 20% off all graphic novels, coupons for all our Midtown Comics NYC stores, and more!

Brought to you by ReedPop, the creators of New York Comic Con, Special Edition: NYC is a new comic book festival held annually in the birthplace of comics – New York City!

Celebrate your love of comic books, cartooning, illustration, graphic arts, and more! From rising stars to living legends, Special Edition: NYC is the place to meet your favorite comic book heroes and get exclusive access to special guests from the pages of mainstream, alternative, indie, international and web comics. At Special Edition: NYC you will have the opportunity to collect the latest comics, buy the hard to find back issues, and add original art to your collection. Special Edition: NYC is a pure celebration of comic book culture created specifically for die-hard comic book fans, creators, and publishers!

Special Edition: NYC is an intimate event that is focused solely on the art, creation and culture of comic books. Special Edition: NYC is located in Javits Center North and will feature comic book creators, dealers, and a limited number of panel discussions.

Additionally. Midtown Comics is proud to sponsor the official SE:NYC After Party on Saturday, June 14 — cosplay contest, prizes, giveaways and more! Use this link to get $5 off tickets for a limited time!

We hope to see you there!