Signings & Events Calendar

September 2012 – December 2013

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!
Nov 15 Thu
Jim Krueger & Zach Brunner signing their new book, The High Cost of Happily Ever After
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us as we welcome writer Jim Krueger (Earth X, Justice, Avengers/Invaders) and artist Zach Brunner to Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday November 15th from 6-7.

RSVP on Facebook here!

Jim and Zach will be signing their new book:
The High Cost of Happily Ever After

Meet Constance. Before becoming a princess, she was merely a maid who washed dishes by day and by night slept upon a bookshelf in the village library. But now, she is heir to a throne and has her own servants. She expected neither wealth nor pomp in this life. Never hoped to find a prince who longed to find her. Never even believed a happily ever after was possible. She should have trusted her instincts. For in the days after her wedding day, when life was to be settled, complete, dark clouds of war begin to blot out the sunrises that follow. When her new husband, the Captain of the Guard, is forced to leave her and go to battle, the annuls of his exploits are horrible, but even more terrifying is the day his letters stopped coming. And when the Castle Keep, which promised safety and protection, is burned to the ground, there is no one there to save Princess Constance, save Princess Constance herself. For those who have ever felt trapped, lost, belittled, abused, broken, and a prisoner of life, take heart, for it still could be worse. And for Constance, a princess who does not yet even know how to be a princess, it will be.
Nov 28 Wed
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 signing with artist Stephanie Buscema!
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us as we welcome artist Stephanie Buscema and celebrate the release of IDW’s all new comic My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday November 28th from 6:30-7:30!

Stephanie will be there to sign her My Little Pony variant and talking with fans! Be sure to check out the Midtown Comics Exclusive cover for My Little Pony #1! We’ll even be raffling off copies during the event!
 

 

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1

Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something’s not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It’s up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it’s too late!

 

Nov 30 Fri
Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener- Midtown Comics Book Club: Atomic Robo vol. 1
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 Atomic Robo vol. 1, and creators Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener 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 November 30th at 6:30PM at Midtown Comics Downtown.

SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED!

RSVP on Facebook here!

See you there!

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!

Jan 9 Wed
Star Wars #1 Release Party and Trivia Contest with writer Brian Wood!
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the release of Dark Horse Comics’ ALL-NEW Star Wars #1 with writer Brian Wood!From 6-Close at our Downtown store-
Get 15% off ALL Star Wars products!
Get 25% off ALL Star Wars products for anyone in costume!

Test your Star Wars Trivia knowledge in the Midtown Comics Star Wars Trivia Contest starting at 7:30!
You could win cool Star Wars prizes from Midtown Comics and Dark Horse!

Star Wars #1
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artist:
Carlos D’Anda
This is Star Wars as you remember it . . . and as you have never seen it before! We’re taking you back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star—when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!

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.

Dec 14 Sat
Mick Foley signing WWE® Superstars #1 at Midtown Comics Downtown
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Join us as we welcome Pro Wrestling Legend, Mick Foley to Midtown Comics Downtown for a special signing of his new comic, WWE® Superstars #1 on Saturday December 14th at 1pm.

Arrive early! This is a limited capacity event for fans who purchase WWE® Superstars #1!

WWE® SUPERSTARS #1 by Mick Foley and Alitha Martinez “Money in the Bank” Part 1 of 4

Welcome to Titan City…
A metropolis where everyone’s hiding secrets and there’s no one to trust. In a corrupt world where everyone is looking to cash in, we’ll follow the journey of three men… John Cena’s been framed for a crime he didn’t commit. Randy Orton’s on the verge of achieving city-wide power. And CM Punk is determined to bring the whole corrupt system crashing down. From the scheming southside to the barren desert no man’s land where even the law refuses to go, the powerful factions of Titan City are locked in a battle for control in an unforgettable noir landscape.