Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Tuesday, December 2nd


The 110th meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7 pm at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby). The event is free and open to the public. Please note 7 pm starting time. The presentation will be by Marguerite Van Cook on The Late Child and Other Animals. She will read from and discuss her original graphic auto/biography The Late Child and Other Animals, accompanied by a slide show of images from the book. The book is written and colored by Van Cook and adapted to the comics form and drawn by artist James Romberger. You can find more information on her website:   and on James Romberger's website:

Wednesday, December 3rd

ChristopherGoldenWEBV2Forbidden Planet NYC at 832 Broadway and 12th Street will be hosting a signing with Christopher Golden for his books Snowblind and Sons of Anarchy Bratva from 6 to 8PM.

Friday, December 5th


Midtown Comics Downtown at 64 Fulton Street in New York will host artist Alex Maleev for the signing of his new series Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. arriving with issue #1 from 6:30 to 7PM. They say:

"Meet legendary comic book artist/illustrator Alex Maleev at a signing of Hellboy & The BPRD #1 on Friday, December 5th at Midtown Comics Downtown.  A bizarre series of murders and rumors of something worse lead Professor Bruttenholm to send a young Hellboy to a Brazilian village on his first mission. Hellboy and a small group of agents uncover something terrible in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress …Purchase required to attend event".

Saturday, December 6th


Robert Sikoryak is celebrating his 50th birthday with a Spectacular with Carousel and Dance Party at Dixon Place at 161A Chrystie Street from 10PM to 1:30AM. He says: For my 50th birthday, I'm having a performance & dance party:

10 pm: Carousel show with all star lineup***
11:30 pm – 1:30 am: Dance party with DJ McBoing Boing

Please come to either one or both.  (The dance party is free, with a cash bar.
Carousel tickets get you a free drink.)  The lounge is open and free all night.

*** Performing in the Carousel: Brian Dewan,  James Godwin,  Sophie Goldstein Jason Little, Neil Numberman, Jim Torok Matthew Thurber, Lauren R. Weinstein, Kriota Willberg,  R.S. and more!

Tickets for the Carousel:
$12 (advance) $15 (at the door)
$10 (students/seniors) or TDF
Advance tickets & info:
(212) 219-0736

Saturday, December 6th

Bergen-Street-poster-686x1024Bergen Street Comics at 470 Bergen Street in Brooklyn, NY will be hosting their "last party of 2014" at 8PM to celebrate the release of The Late Child and Other Animals by Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger. They say: "On December 6th (that's a Saturday) at 8PM, we'll be welcoming Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger to celebrate the release of The Late Child and Other Animals, their newest collaborative comic from our friends at Fantagraphics".

About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.

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