Stadium Comics has declared Thursday, July 19th to be DARK KNIGHT RISES DAY, in honour of Christopher Nolan’s final installment in his Batman trilogy, which comes out at Midnight that day. We’ve got a full day of Bat-fun prepared for you, both in-store and at local movie theaters!
Free Stuff – Get it while you can!
To celebrate, starting at 10am on July 19th we will be handing out FREE COPIES of “Batman: Earth One Special Preview Edition”, which features the first chapter of the highly anticipated graphic novel Batman Earth One written by Geoff Johns and illustrated by Gary Frank, as well as a preview of “Batman Vol. 1 The Court of Owls”, the New York Times #1 best-selling graphic novel collection of the hit series written by Scott Snyder and illustrated by Greg Capullo!
In addition to the comic books, there will be FREE Batman pins to give away. Both the comic and pin are available only while supplies last, and are limited to one per customer. So try to get here early if you can!
We’re also going to be putting on sale approximately one thousand just-received Batman and DC Comics trade paperbacks and graphic novels at up to 75% off the regular price! Those who frequent our events will tell you that we NEVER have Batman and DC collections priced this low – now is your chance!
All posters in the store will also be Buy 1 get 1 Free.
UPDATED – Sketches in store from 10am-9pm
Fan favourites Vince Sunico of Spent Pencils Studio, and Marvin Law will be joining us at Stadium Comics to sketch the Dark Knight – or any other character you’d like – from 10am-5pm. After 5pm Vince and Marvin move to the Movie Theater (see below)
From 5pm-9pm there will be lots of sketching action featuring the talents of Adam Gorham, Paris Alleyne, Aaron Ong, Kevin Briones, and Daniel Wong!
- Check out Vince’s Work here
- Take a look at Marvin’s work here
- Check out Aaron, Kevin, and Daniel’s work at SpentPencils.com
- Check out Adam’s work here
- Adam will have a limited edition print for sale at Stadium – check it out!
- See Paris’ artwork here
Evening – Stadium at the Movies!
We’ve also partnered up with Cineplex Entertainment to bring the Stadium Comics experience to the theaters once again for Dark Knight Rises! We’ll be at Silver City Brampton (Hwy 410/Bovaird) from 6pm-Midnight along with Vince Sunico, Arnold Trinidad, and Marvin Law.
- JUST ADDED – Also appearing at the theater will be Spent Pencil’s Artists Alvaro Cruz and Gemal Plummer!
***UPDATE – Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, our appearance at Cineplex Courtneypark 16 has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience!***
The day wraps up with you enjoying The Dark Knight Rises at midnight. Not a bad day, all in all. Free Comics, a commemorative pin, cool Batman trade paperbacks, a sketch or two, and the end of an era for Batman.
We hope to see you all there!