NYC – Poison Ivy #1 Signing

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Writer Amy Chu appears for a special event at Midtown Comics Downtown on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 7:00 PM to celebrate DC’s new Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life & Death #1.

Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life & Death #1
By Amy Chu & Clay Mann

Life. Death. Poison Ivy has power over both. But can she keep her friends and hold down a regular job at the same time? As Dr. Pamela Isley, she joins the prestigious plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens, but things quickly get complicated when a fellow scientist is murdered and it looks like the work of Ivy. Don’t miss the start of this new 6-issue miniseries!

Purchase of Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life & Death #1 required to attend

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Dark Knight III Signing

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Press Release:

Get ready for an all-star signing event! To celebrate DC’s Dark Knight III: The Master Race, Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, and Klaus Janson will sign comics from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Midtown Comics Downtown on Saturday, December 19, 2015.

Since this is such a high-profile signing, tickets will be limited! However, Midtown Comics is running a contest for line tickets through Rafflecopter. Winners will be randomly selected and fans can enter here at the link… ENTRY IS NOW CLOSED!

Fans without line tickets will unfortunately not be permitted at the event. Purchase of Dark Knight III: The Master Race #1 is required to attend; limit of 2 items signed per person.

“Three years after the death of Lex Luthor, Batman has not been seen since, until a thief being chased by police sees Batman attack the police cars. While Wonder Woman protects the Amazons’ new city, her daughter Lara visits her father, Superman, who is now frozen in his Fortress of Solitude. Back in Gotham, Commissioner Ellen Yindel manages to set a trap for Batman, who is soon unmasked as Carrie Kelly, the former Robin/Catgirl, in a Batman suit, who claims that Bruce Wayne is now dead.”

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Totally Awesome Hulk #1 Signing

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Writer Greg Pak (Astonishing X-Men, Skaar, Kingsway West) appears for a special event at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign the first issue of Totally Awesome Hulk!

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – The Private Eye Launch Party

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Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin, and Muntsa Vincente appear at Midtown Comics Downtown on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM to sign hardcover copies of their sci-fi mystery comic hit, The Private Eye! The Eisner Award-winning digital comic takes place in a future where everyone’s secrets were exposed, so each person feels the need to come up with a secret identity. The story will still remain in its original widescreen format in the hardcover collection (which contains issues #1-10).

Purchase of the Private Eye HC is required to attend and everyone is limited to having only two items signed.

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Paul Levitz Q&A

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Comic book writer Paul Levitz, the author of the upcoming book Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel, is coming to Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday, November 18th at 8:30 pm! For about an hour, we’ll have a Q&A and signing with the industry veteran. The event will be recorded for the Midtown Comics Podcast, and Dimitrios Fragiskatos, the manager of our Grand Central store, will moderate.

This event is CLOSED to the public, but fear not, because fans do have an opportunity to win a seat! If you want a chance to win one of the few available seats, please e-mail marketing@midtowncomics.com with the subject line “Paul Levitz”. Good luck!

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Monstress #1 Signing

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Writer Marjorie Liu (X-23, Black Widow, Astonishing X-Men) appears at Midtown Comics on Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM to sign the first issue of her new comics series MONSTRESS!

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(212) 302-8192

NYC – Double Take Signing

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Press Release:

Midtown Comics Downtown welcomes Double Take (The publishers of Grand Theft Auto) as they release 10 of their brand new zombie comics this September! Stop by for a mega signing on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM with some great creators to help celebrate these new series!

WHO”S ATTENDING?

Bill Jemas – fattened Marvel up for the kill between 1999 and 2004. Most well known for his hand in the creation of the Ultimate Marvel universe, he has worked as an executive with Fleer, the NBA, Madison Square Garden and received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law in 1983.

Michael Coast – is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY. He holds a degree in English from Colgate University, has half a decade of experience working in the lower depths of the film industry, and spends much of his free time running various email chains.

Jeff McComsey – is an American writer/illustrator (MOTHER RUSSIA, FLUTTER, AMERICAN TERROR) working in comics for the past seven years. He is also editor in chief of the New York Times Best selling historical zombie anthology FUBAR, now into its sixth volume. Jeff and his family reside in the quaintly hip city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Julian Rowe – likes to wrap food in other foods and draw comics. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, and numerous bathroom stalls across America. Occasionally, he stands outside Port Authority and throws Boston crème doughnuts at small dogs. He hopes you enjoy the books!

Young Heller – is an illustrator and tattoo artist living in Brooklyn. Born and raised in NYC, he graduated from School of Visual Arts in Illustration in 2011. He has illustrated for WIRED magazine and has won awards at the Society of Illustrators. Currently he is thinking about finally learning how to drive.

Matthew Summo – was born and raised on Long Island, NY to a struggling actor/wedding singer and a short-order cook. He wrote, edited, and lettered his first comic book in 2009 and used that comic book to land his first paid published work with Double Take. He is a vociferous reader of comic books and always dreamed of writing one professionally. You can find him lurking around Twitter.

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Tokyo Ghost #1 Signing

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Press Release: 

Join Midtown Comics Downtown for a special event as we welcome friend of the store and artist Sean Gordon Murphy for a signing of Chrononauts Vol 1 TP and Tokyo Ghost #1 at Friday, September 18th at 6:30pm!

Chrononauts Vol 1 TP
By Mark Millar and Sean Gordon Murphy
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99!
Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly are time travelers whose plans go off-course, leading to wild adventures in the time-stream. Collects CHRONONAUTS #1-4.

Tokyo Ghost #1
By Rick Remender, Sean Gordon Murphy, and Matt Hollingsworth

The Isles of Los Angeles 2089: Humanity is addicted to technology, a population of unemployed leisure seekers blissfully distracted from toxic contamination, who borrow, steal, and kill to buy their next digital fix. Getting a virtual buzz is the only thing left to live for. It’s the biggest industry, the only industry, the drug everyone needs, and gangsters run it all.

Purchase of either Chrononauts Vol 1 TP or Tokyo Ghost #1 required, limit of two items per person.

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Alyssa Milano Signing

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Press Release:

Midtown Comics Downtown welcomes actress and writer Alyssa Milano for a signing of her new book, Hacktivist, on Saturday, September 12th from 2:00 – 3:00 PM!

Widely known for her roles on Who’s The Boss, Melrose Place, and Charmed, Alyssa Milano will be signing Hacktivist #1-#2, as well as the Hacktivist Vol 1 Graphic Novel! Please note that no other merchandise will be permitted to get signed.

WHY WE LOVE IT: Alyssa Milano is a successful actress, producer, entrepreneur, and activist, so we weren’t really surprised when she also brought us an amazing comic book idea. Alyssa’s love of activism and the world of emerging
technology only added to our love of the project.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: A story about friendship and freedom in a time of war, stunningly illustrated by fan-favorite artist Marcus To (Cyborg 009, New Warriors, Red Robin) and Eisner Award-nominated colorist Ian Herring (Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, Cyborg 009, Ms. Marvel).

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Ed Hiccox and Nate Graft are the young, brilliant cofounders of YourLife, a social networking company that has changed the way the world connects with each other. But they are also ‘sve_Urs3lf,’ the largest black-hat hacking group on the planet. When their operation is discovered by the U.S. Government, and their company is taken over by military contracts and the CIA, Ed and Nate must face the real world beyond the code and choose between friendship and what they believe to be right.

Purchase required, limit of two items per person.

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64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

NYC – Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods Launch Party

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Writer Hal Johnson appears at Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, August 27th at 7:00 PM for the release of his new book, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods! Come support his brand new book with an exclusive launch party event at Midtown Comics!

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(212) 302-8192

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