Midtown Comics to offer exclusive variant covers, creator signings at NYCC

Thu, April 10th, 2008 at 4:09pm PDT | Updated: April 10th, 2008 at 4:10pm

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Midtown Comics, a leading comics retailer, will be hosting top comic creators for autographing sessions at New York Comic-Con as well as selling exclusive merchandise, including:

Secret Invasion #1 Exclusive NYCC Midtown Comics 2008 Leinil Francis Yu Variant Cover

Flash Gordon #0 NYCC 2008 Edition

X-O Manowar Birth HC Midtown Comics Premier Exclusive

- Special guests include Garth Ennis, signing his groundbreaking work, The Boys, by special arrangement with Dynamite Entertainment, and best-selling authors Terry Brooks (Dark Wraith of Shannara) and Peter David (X-Factor, Hulk).

Additionally, Midtown will host well-known creators Murphy Anderson (Captain Action), Jim Butcher (Dresden Files), J.G. Jones (Wanted, Final Crisis), Greg Pak (World War Hulk, Incredible Hercules), and Walter Simonson (World Of Warcraft, Thor).

Flash Gordon #0 creators Brendan Deneen and Paul Green will be on hand to sign their Midtown exclusive book, along with artist Sean Chen (Nova), who provided a brand new cover to the X-O Manowar: Birth HC.

Other guests include Mahmud A. Asrar (Dynamo 5), Jeffrey Brown (Little Things, Clumsy), Yildiray Cinar (Noble Causes), Chris Eliopoulos (Franklin Richards), Sam Enthoven (Tim, Defender Of The Earth), Jay Faerber (Dynamo 5, Noble Causes), Peter Fernandez (voice of Speed Racer), Kazu Kibuishi (Flight, Amulet), Ariel Schrag (Awkward & Definition), Mark Sparacio (Captain Action), plus a special surprise guest from the Flight anthologies. Full schedule is available online at http://www.midtowncomics.com

"We're creating a show-within-the-show," said Gerry Gladston, co-owner and CMO of Midtown Comics. "We want to be a place where fans can meet their favorite creators, buy their works and have them autographed on the spot."

Midtown Comics, having opened its first store in 1997, has grown to be the leading comic book retailer in the U.S., selling online as well as at two landmark NYC locations, Times Square and Grand Central. Midtown is committed to providing great service at reasonable prices, and making the shopping experience as much fun as reading and collecting.

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