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Oh, What A Hazardous Morning!...

Please join us on the morning of Sunday, October 20th, at 11:00 am, for a special kids’ event at Bergen Street Comics! Come meet Nathan Hale, creator of the hair-raising Hazardous Tales series of historical graphic novels for young readers (One Dead Spy, Big Bad Ironclad) as we celebrate the release of the third book in the series, Donner Dinner Party, with an autograph session and comics workshop!  Nathan will be signing books, talking about the Hazardous Tales series, and showing all the budding cartoonists who stop by how he creates his comics.  And there’ll...
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Thrill Yourself!...

Stop by Bergen Street Comics this Friday, October 11th, at 3:30 pm for a pre-party celebrating the wildly popular Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast’s show later that night at the Bell House!  Visit with the cast of the show and grab the new T.A.H. graphic novel from Boom! Studios and Archaia! There’s no better way than this to roll into the weekend!
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Ladies and Gentlemen… it’s A...

On Friday, October 11th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Bergen Street Comics will play host to a very special event.  It’s two hours of Adventure Time craziness, as the creators of the official guide to the hit show, the Adventure Time Encyclopaedia, will be on hand to hob nob, answer all your burning questions, and deface your copies of the Encyclopaedia with their signatures!  On hand will be author and voice talent Martin Olson (who voices the Lord of Evil on the show), Olivia Olson (voice of Marceline), and illustrators Celeste Moreno and Mahendra Singh.  Come hang with this...
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New York Comic Con Pre-Party!...

Please join us at Bergen Street Comics on Wednesday, October 9th at 8pm, as in the looming shadow of NYCC, we’re planning a blowout!  Come meet visiting West Coasters Zack Soto (Secret Voice, Study Group) and Farel Dalrymple (Prophet, It Will All Hurt), along with Brooklyn warhorse Jon Dermot Woods, who may or may not sit in a throne built out of his new book, Activities. Is that all? No way! Nathan Fox (Haunt, Fluorescent Black) will be there with his new book Dogs of War! Come get awesome with these radical storytellers, enjoy a glass of bubbly on the house, and...
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Fantagraphics Invades Bergen Street...

Prepare yourselves!  On Saturday, September 21st at 8pm, Bergen Street Comics plays host to no less than five great cartoonists — each of whom will be signing a newly released book, for your enjoyment.  In conjunction with the annual Brooklyn Book Festival, Fantagraphics Books has kindly agreed to loan us a massive chunk of their talent pool for the night.  Artists and books on hand will be as follows: Ed Piskor – Hip Hop Family Tree ~ Ulli Lust – Today Is The Last Day Of The Rest Of Your Life ~ Charles Forsman – TEOTFW ~ Leslie Stein – Eye Of...
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Droppin’ Science! (And More!)...

Bergen Street Comics closes out a September full of book release parties on Friday the 27th, at 7pm, with an appearance by acclaimed graphic novelists Margreet De Heer and Stan Mack!  It’ll be an evening of fun, with De Heer signing her new release Science: A Discovery in Comics, plus the previous release in the series, Philosophy: A Discovery in Comics, and Mack pitching in with his  fantastic historical work Taxes, the Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels: A History in Comics of the American Revolution.  Come have a drink on us and pick up some great books while...
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Pompeii & School Spirits with Frank...

Please join us at Bergen Street Comics on Thursday, September 12th at 7pm, as we host a double-feature book release party for two of alternative comics’ leading lights!  Come toast Frank Santoro’s spellbinding, dreamlike saga Pompeii, and marvel at Anya Davidson’s kinetic, mind-expanding debut graphic novel School Spirits.  It’s your chance to get first crack at two of our most anticipated books of the fall, and raise a glass of bubbly with two of the most compelling cartoonists working right now.  Don’t miss it!
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IRON BOUND Release Extravaganza...

On Friday, September 6th, at 8pm, Bergen Street Comics will host a multimedia release party for the collected edition of Brendan Leach’s grit-caked crime comic, Iron Bound.  Sharply told and deftly illustrated, the Iron Bound book comes complete with a flexi-disc record by the Newark Wanderers, who will be on hand to perform songs from the album.  We hope to see you in attendance to enjoy some great music and bubbly refreshments as we toast the release of a fantastic new graphic novel.
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End-of-Summer Hours...

For the next few weekends, Bergen Street Comics will be closing a little early.  Our end-of-summer hours are: Friday ~ 12pm-7pm Saturday ~ 12pm-7pm Sunday ~ 12pm-5pm
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Optic Nerve #13 Release Party with Adria...

On Thursday, August 1st beginning at 7PM, join New Yorker cartoonist Adrian Tomine (New York Drawings, Shortcomings) and Drawn & Quarterly at Bergen Street Comics for the release of a dazzling new issue of the two-decade-long comic book series, Optic Nerve. Issue #13 features three complete stories, each distinct in their tone and visual style. “Go Owls” is a dark comedy about 12-step programs, drug dealing, and minor league baseball. “Translated, from the Japanese,” illustrates the diary of a young Japanese mother, caught between two countries...

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