Midtown Comics in New York City is proud to announce a series of high-profile exclusive items and creator signings and events at the largest pop-culture event on the east coast: New York Comic-Con! Join the staff of Midtown Comics for the party of the year!
Uncanny Avengers #1: Midtown-exclusive cover from Marvel Comics, by J. Scott Campbell:
Dive headfirst into Marvel NOW! and witness the blockbuster debut of an all-new Avengers team featuring members from all across the Marvel Universe…a team uniting Avenger and X-Man alike! It all happens in Uncanny Avengers #1, by the superstar dream team of Rick Remender and John Cassaday and Midtown Comics presents an exclusive cover by J. Scott Campbell, available at NYCC and in-store.
Visit Midtown Comics’ booth #1638 at NYCC and catch up with all of the exclusive items, creator signings and more. Coupons will be given out for big discounts valid at Midtown Comics NYC stores and online.
Midtown exclusive items:
Along with our exclusive Uncanny Avengers #1 variant cover by J. Scott Campbell, we’ll be offering two exclusive covers for Walking Dead: The Official Magazine #1 from Titan Magazines, exclusive Black Panther, Scarlet Spider, andAvengers tees, a brand-new Avengers vs. X-Men ® 9FIFTY SNAPBACK cap from New Era, the limited edition Khem figure from Captain Action, Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden’s new book Father Gaetano’s Puppet Catechism, a Jim Steranko & Stanley Artgerm Lau variant cover for Heavy Metal magazine #3, and Brian Haberlin’s new hardcover graphic novel Anomaly.
Midtown Comics Booth Signings:
Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, Runaways)
and Fiona Staples (Saga, Mystery Society, Northlanders, Jonah Hex)
Matt Wagner (Sandman Mystery Theatre, Grendel, Mage, Madame Xanadu)
Mike Mignola (Hellboy, B.P.R.D., Baltimore, Amazing Screw-On Head)
and Christopher Golden (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Baltimore, Joe Golem)
Scott Snyder (Batman, Swamp Thing, American Vampire)
Andy Diggle (Doctor Who, The Losers, Daredevil, Thunderbolts, Swamp Thing)
Madame Tussauds New York presents: THOR!
A life-sized wax figure of THOR as portrayed by actor Chris Hemsworth from Madame Tussauds New York will be at our booth from Friday-Sunday for free photo ops with fans. Unveiled for the first time in April, THOR is part of Madame Tussauds New York’s new interactive Marvel experience which also features wax likenesses of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, a 15-foot-tall Hulk as well as an exclusive Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience – a new, short film with thrilling special effects. Madame Tussauds New York is located at 234 W. 42nd Street, between Seventh & Eighth Avenues. For more information visit www.nycwax.com or call (866) 841-3505
All NYCC Midtown exclusives and event info can be found on our blog: www.blog.midtowncomics.com
MIDTOWN COMICS opened its first store in 1997, and is now the industry’s leading retailer of comic books, graphic novels, and manga, with its online store as well as three landmark NYC locations in Times Square, Grand Central and Downtown and a mini-boutique in the historic FAO Schwarz toy store on Fifth Ave., in NYC. Follow us on Facebook,Twitter, Tumblr, and the Midtown blog! More information available online at: http://www.midtowncomics.com
STAR TREK FANS!
Be the first to see William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk Immortalized in Wax at Madame Tussauds Hollywood!
Print this offer to receive
$8 off tickets*
Be sure to bring your camera!
Join us for Star Trek Weekend,
November 5 -8 to see the Captain Kirk wax figure, the newest addition to the permanent collection.
Spread over three floors, 18 different themed rooms and over 100 figures, Madame Tussauds Hollywood is LA’s newest interactive wax attraction located next door to the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
Valid towards a purchase of up to SIX (6) total general child/adult same day admissions. Discount does not apply to special packages, combo tickets or other offers. Not to be combined with any other offer. No cash value. Subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply. Expires 12/31/09. Promo Code: 9067
Continue your Star Trek Experience with STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION, the ultimate experience for fans and first-timers, at Hollywood & Highland now through 12/27/09. Come and Explore the History of the Future!
STEVEN SPIELBERG FIGURES INTO BIG APPLE COMIC CON
Madame Tussauds New York Partners with Big Apple Comic Con to Display Steven Spielberg Wax Figure on the Show Floor
Big Apple Comic Con
October 16-18, 2009
55th Street @ 12th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
New York, NY (Sept. 21, 2009) – Pop culture fans can take a photo with Steven Spielberg at Big Apple Comic Con; or at least with his museum-quality wax likeness. The Stephen Spielberg figure will be provided by Madame Tussauds New York for the entire day on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Big Apple Comic Con.
“It’s exciting for a local landmark like Madame Tussauds New York to partner with us by bringing such an iconic pop culture figure to our event. I know the fans are going to get a kick out of posing with the creative force behind so many of their favorite films,” said Gareb Shamus, CEO of New York-based Wizard Entertainment and producer of Big Apple Comic Con.
The Steven Spielberg figure will be on display Saturday, October 17 at Big Apple Comic Con. Fans are encouraged to interact with the figure, just like at Madame Tussauds New York. There is no additional charge for snapping your photo with the Steven Spielberg display.
“Being on location at Big Apple Comic Con gives us a chance to bring a sample of the Madame Tussauds experience to fans that can appreciate not only the artistic talent of the piece, but also its interactive and entertaining value,” said Tom Kovacic, Promotions Manager, Madame Tussauds New York.
Big Apple Comic Con is the longest running comic book convention in New York. It is a major pop culture convention bringing fans the latest information on Hollywood, comics, toys, gaming, collectibles and connecting attendees with celebrity guests, artists and industry professionals. Willem Dafoe headlines this year’s celebrity guest list. Tickets are on sale now at 1-866-882-5860 or online at www.wizardworld.ticketleap.com/bigapple. Advance purchasers will save up to 15% on tickets. Tickets are $5 more at the door. All the event information with full guest list is available at www.wizardworld.com.
About Madame Tussauds New York:
Madame Tussauds New York is an interactive “must do” attraction that provides guests with unique opportunities to create memories with some of the world’s biggest icons. Recent additions include the replica Oval Office where guests can get up close and personal with President Barack Obama’s wax figure and put their feet up on the world’s most powerful desk, as well as Cinema 4D where visitors can experience the salty smell of ocean water or the tingle of snowflakes falling on their cheeks. Other recent wax additions include Carrie Underwood, Daniel Craig as James Bond, Eli Manning, Tyra Banks and Miley Cyrus. Prominently located in the heart of Times Square, Madame Tussauds New York is open 365 days a year at 10 a.m. Visit www.nycwax.com or call (800) 246-8872 for more information.
About Wizard Entertainment:
Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991. Today, Wizard Entertainment publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare and FunFare, and numerous books about pop-culture’s top talent, comic books and toys. Gareb produces Big Apple Comic Con at Pier 94 October 16-18, Anaheim Comic Con at the Anaheim Convention Center, April 16-18, 2010, Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Philadelphia Convention Center June 11-13, 2010, Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, August 12-15, 2010 and Toronto Comic Con, dates TBD.
More than a wax museum, Madame Tussauds Hollywood is LA’s newest attraction opening August 1st right next to the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd. Madame Tussauds Hollywood opens with a great action and superhero section where you can take pictures with your favorite characters like Wolverine!
We’d like to invite the Convention Scene members to come see the attraction with a $5 discount when you visit before the end of the year. See below for details:
MADAME TUSSAUDS HOLLYWOOD
Receive $5 off regular adult/child admission to Madame Tussauds Hollywood when you present this offer at the Box Office at time of purchase. To receive this discount, you must print this offer to be exchanged at the Box Office. Good for up to six (6) one-day admission tickets. Not valid with other discounts, online ticket sales, or offers. Valid at Box Office only. Additional restrictions may apply. Not for resale. Only a printed offer will be honored. Expires: December 31, 2009. Promo code: 9011/9012.