Dewey's Comic City

13 Park Ave.
Madison, NJ 07940

Phone Number
(973) 593-0042
Website
http://www.deweyscomiccity.com/
Hours
Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Current & Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Kubert School Artists Signing
Aug. 19, 2017

Guests: Tom Mandrake, Jan Duursema

Artists Jan Duursema, Tom Mandrake and more appear at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, August 19th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.

Jan Duursema: Star Wars: Legacy, Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi, numerous Star Wars series for Dark Horse; co-created Arion, Lord of Atlantis and drew the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons for for three years for DC Comics; a Kubert School graduate Jan currently is an instructor at the school.

Tom Mandrake: Batman, The Spectre, and Swamp Thing for DC Comics, The Punisher, The Hulk Unchained, and The New Mutants for Marvel Comics, as well as work for many other publishers; a Kubert School graduate where Tom currently is an instructor.

Sian Mandrake: freelance artist and teacher; currently a penciller on the “7 Deadly Sinners” project by Chuck Dixon as well as illustrating a soon to be announced children’s book

Jack Mandrake: A freelance artist and designer, Jack begins his first year at the Kubert School this fall semester.

Justin Prokowich: Kubert class of 2013; works as a freelance artist and designer.

Dread Gods Signing
Aug. 12, 2017

Guest: Tom Raney

Veteran comic book artist Tom Raney will be on hand sketching, meeting fans and signing copies of his current project DREAD GODS from Ominous Press! In addition Tom will be selling prints and original art as well as accepting commissions.

Tom’s most recent work is on DREAD GODS, the first limited series from Ominous Press (published through IDW), a series set in a science-fiction/fantasy universe of epic heroes and insidious villains. In DREAD GODS, gods in a fantasy world discover they’re actually monsters in a post-apocalyptic landscape. Issue #1 is currently in stock and available for purchase and issue #2 should be out by his appearance.

Tom’s long list of credits include work on Annihilation Conquest, Alpha Flight, Avengers Academy, Ultimate X-Men, and Uncanny X-Men for Marvel Comics, DV8, and Stormwatch for Image Comics, and Outsiders for DC Comics. Raney’s first paid work was Forgotten Realms for DC Comics. He is a graduate of the Joe Kubert School in Dover, NJ.

Blank sketch covers will available for sale during the appearance!

Die Kitty Die Summer Vacation Signing
July 29, 2017

Guests: Dan Parent, Fernando Ruiz

Fernando Ruiz and Dan Parent appear at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, July 29th at 1:00 PM to sign DIE KITTY DIE!

Rags Morales Signing
Oct. 21, 2016

Guest: Rags Morales

Artist Rags Morales (Avengers, Action Comics, Identity Crisis, JSA) appears at Dewey’s Comic City on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5:30 PM!

Rags will be autographing copies his work, sketching, accepting commissions, and will have original art and prints for sale. A headshot sketch is $25 (well below convention prices), $10 for a black and white print and $20 for a color print. A variety of blank sketch covers will be available for purchase during his appearance. There is a limit of 5 autographed copies per person.

Black Launch Party
Oct. 15, 2016

Guest: Jamal Igle

Artist Jamal Igle appears at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, October 15th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM to sign BLACK, the Kickstarter funded OGN project now being published by Black Mask Studios.

In a world that already hates and fears them – what if only Black people had superpowers? BLACK follows the story of a young man, Kareem Jenkins, who, having miraculously survived being shot by police, learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it’s safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free. X-Men meets The Wire, BLACK’s Kickstarter blazed through Black History Month 2016 earning more than three time its funding goal.

A recipient of the 2011 Inkpot Award for outstanding achievement in Comic Art, Jamal is the writer/artist/Creator of Molly Danger for Action Lab Entertainment and the penciller of The Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy for Dark Horse Comics. His detailed pencils have graced books as varied as The Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglas, the all ages action miniseries “Race Against Time” as well as mainstream hits such as G.I. Joe, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Green Lantern. Jamal has served as the series artist for Firestorm the Nuclear Man, Nightwing and Tangent: Superman’s Reign, Superman, Supergirl and Zatanna for DC Comics, Noble Causes for Image Comics and a four issue run on New Warriors for Marvel Comics.

Along with Jamal’s impressive creative credits, he also does double duty as Director of Marketing and Publicity for Action Lab Entertainment.

Dewey’s Comic City 25th Anniversary Party
Aug. 27, 2016

Guests: Fernando Ruiz, Charles Paul Wilson III, Anthony Marques

Fernando Ruiz, Anthony Marques, C. P. Wilson III, Nick Justus, Alexia Veldhuisen, Max Fuchs, and Joshua James appear at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, August 27, 2016 for their anniversary celebration! Details on the Facebook page.

Blue Beetle Rebirth #1 Signing
Aug. 24, 2016

Guest: Keith Giffen

Writer/artist KEITH GIFFEN appears on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Dewey’s Comic City to sign copies of Blue Beetle Rebirth #1, sale for the first time that day, as well as items from his entire creative legacy!

Indoctrination Signing
July 30, 2016

Guest: Matt Battaglia

Artist Matt Battaglia appears at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM to sign Indoctrination!

Dewey’s Sketch Party
April 9, 2016

Local creators Idan Knafo and Marki Wolfson appear at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday April 9th from noon till 3:00 PM!

Idan and Marki are two extremely talented and exciting Kubert School students and we’re really happy to be have them here drawing at our store!

They’ll be providing FREE SKETCHES during their appearance as well as accepting commissions for more detailed work.

SPECIAL! All blank sketches covers priced $1 OFF during the appearance!

The Shadow Signing
Dec. 20, 2014

Guest: Anthony Marques

Artist Anthony Marques appears at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday December 20, 2014 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign THE SHADOW!

Leaving Megalopolis Signing
Sept. 27, 2014

Guest: Jim Calafiore

Artist Jim Calafiore appears at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, September 27th from noon – 2:00 pm! Jim will be sketching for fans and signing copies of his work, including the new LEAVING MEGALOPOLIS graphic novel (written by Gail Simone), his current DC Comics series RED LANTERNS (both available for purchase during the signing) and other works of his purchased at Dewey’s during his appearance or from your personal collection!

Nightworld Signing
Aug. 9, 2014

Guest: Adam McGovern

Ignatz Awards nominated indie writer Adam McGovern, the co-creator of Image Comics’ newest and highly anticipated NIGHTWORLD series, will be signing copies of the first issue, Saturday, August 9th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at Dewey’s Comic City, 13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ. Issue #1 arrives on Wednesday, August 6th.

Free Comic Book Day 2014
May 3, 2014

Guests: Keith Giffen, Fernando Ruiz, Charles Paul Wilson III, Fabio Redivo

Keith Giffen, Fernando Ruiz, Charles Paul Wilson III, Anthony Marques, Andre Szymanowicz, Fabio Redivo, Nick Justus, Adam McGoven, Ellen Stedfeld, Mike Morrocco, Max Fuchs, Alexia Veldhuisen and more appear at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

Hellboy Day
March 22, 2014

March 22 marks the twentieth anniversary of Mike Mignola's career-defining release of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction #1. After the character's somewhat humble beginnings in an eight-page feature in Dark Horse's San Diego Comic-Con Comics special, Seed of Destruction would begin the long life of the beloved "beast of the apocalypse."

In December, Dark Horse declared that March 22, 2014, would be Hellboy Day, with events happening in comic shops around the world!

Free Comic Book Day 2013
May 4, 2013

Guests: Andre Szymanowicz, Fernando Ruiz, Fabio Redivo

Fernando Ruiz, Andre Szymanowicz, Anthony Marques, Nick Justice, Fabio Redivo, and more sign on Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!!

ARTIST ALLEY / CREATOR SIGNINGS…

- Fernando Ruiz (Archie Comics artist/writer (Life with Archie), the US Army’s PS Magazine, EPICS Comics co-creator, instructor at the Kubert School, Dover NJ)

- Anthony Marques (DC Comics Assistant Editor, artist, EPICS Comics artist/co-creator)

- Fabio Redivo (inker HELL YEAH (Image Comics), artist/co-creator EPICS Comics, instructor The Kubert School, Dover NJ, Graphic & Web designer Blue Fountain Media)

- Nick Justice (artist/creator Jesus E Lee, Pin Junkies (Webcomics Factory), artist Bluewater Comics)

- Andre Szymanowicz (artist HELL YEAH (Image Comics), colorist DC Comics, freelance artist)

- Adam McGoven (writer/ contributor Magic Bullet, writer (of the Ignatz-nominated) Dr. Id, Psychologist of the Supernatural, contributor Pood (Big If Comics), freelance writer)

- Max Fuchs (graduating 3rd year student at the Kubert School, freelance artist)

- additional creators t/b/a

+ FREE BONUS GOODIE BAGS…

The 1st 100+ guests in line on FCBD will receive a exclusive Dewey’s Comic City FCBD Bonus GOODIE bag each filled with additional comics especially selected for our FCBD visitors from our back issue inventory! Seeded among the GOODIE bags will be collectible silver and bronze age back issues, limited edition variant cover comics and more! Special GOODIE bags for younger readers will also be available!
+ MORE…

- Exclusive! FREE copies of MAGIC BULLET #6 (Washington, D.C.’s free comics newspaper published by D.C. Conspiracy, a comics creators’ collective in the capital region) Dewey’s is the only place in Jersey to get this item on FCBD!

- additional bonus giveaways including Gacha capsules, HeroClix figures, Blackest Night Lantern rings and more!

Five Ghosts Signing
April 13, 2013

Guest: Frank J. Barbiere

Writer Frank Barbiere signs at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday April 13, 2013 from 1:00 till 3:00 pm!

First Printings of the otherwise SOLD OUT FIRST ISSUE will available during the signing!

Besides his work on FIVE GHOSTS, Frank is penning the forthcoming Dark Horse superhero series Blackout, debuting next month in Dark Horse Presents’ May issue, and then in it’s own title. Barbiere has also written the The White Suits DHP series for Dark Horse and Divine Intervention at Arcana Studio.

Mark the date and make your plans today to attend this signing!

Please note! 1st printings will be available ONLY for signing on a strictly first come, first serve basis – one per person/family and only during Frank in-store appearance! Supplies are limited! Come early! We also hope to have a limited number of issue #1 Phantom Variant covers by Ben Templesmith and advance copies of 2nd printings!