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BTTM FDRS // A Signing with Ben Passmore & Ezra Claytan Daniels

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Ben Passmore (Your Black Friend, Daygloayhole) and Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul) come together in the collaboration of our dreams with BTTM FDRS. Vault of Midnight is excited to present a pre-release book launch and signing with both Ben & Ezra.

On the hunt for cheap rent, a pair of bohemians find themselves in a neglected, working class Chicago neighborhood. they soon discover that something wicked skulks within the walls of their newfound home. Confronting urban blight and displacement in a humorous, frightening, and thought provoking in a way that only this phenomenal creative duo can accomplish, BTTM FDRS is a must-read.

BTTM FDRS hits shelves 6/26, but YOU can get your signed copy early at our pre-release event on June 8th!


June 8th



June 8th


Ben Passmore is a Philadelphia-based cartoonist. He self-publishes Daygloahole, a comic series in equal parts about the apocalypse and anxiety. Ben’s work has appeared in Vice, The Nib, As You Were, Irene, and Felony. His critically acclaimed minicomic, Your Black Friend, was recently reviewed in The New York Times, won the 2017 Dinky Award winner for Best Minicomic, an Eisner Award nominee for Best One-Shot, and winner of the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic.

Ezra Claytan Daniels is a writer and illustrator based in Los Angeles, CA. His work has been featured at the Fantoche International Animation Festival in Baden, Switzerland, the Fumetto International Comics Festival in Lucerne, Haarlem Stripdagen in the Netherlands, and the Whitney Museum. His recent graphic novel, Upgrade Soul, was the recipient of the 2017 Dwayne McDuffe Award for Diversity in Comics, and a current Eisner Award nominee for Best Graphic Album—Reprint.

Earlier Event: June 1
International Tabletop Day
Later Event: June 10
VoM Movie Night: Fire and Ice