By Brian J. Walsh

Once upon a time, this questionably punctuated slogan was the beacon for comic fans everywhere; it was the message of a sign that would be perched atop the ubiquitous spinner-racks that displayed and dispensed four-color fantasies like a mythical tree that bloomed in newsstands, drugstores, and many other places comics were sold.

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We’re looking for a new hero (with a driver’s license) to join our team at our Warehouse in New Hyde Park, NY.

Driver

Basic Skills required:

  • Clean drivers license
  • Knowledge of Manhattan streets
  • High-energy individual (this is a physical job requiring the loading and unloading trucks)
  • Must Be Detail Oriented

Please e-mail  jobs@midtowncomics.com and with subject line “Driver Position”.

Midtown Comics has created a new contest for you to enter with the help of East Coast ComiCon 2015! This time, we’re giving away pairs of tickets to East Coast ComicCon 2015 at the Meadowlands Expo Center in NJ! We have several pairs of Sunday tickets (04/12/15) to give away to some lucky winners! Winners must be able to pick up their tickets in person at Midtown Comics Times Square. Find more info on the con here! 

This contest will last from 03/24/15 – 04/06/15. You can submit multiple entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, Subscribing to our newsletter, Following us on Pinterest, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest.

Read on for more details below:

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  1. In order to enter the contest, you must Like our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can follow us on Twitter and tweet, “I entered to win two tickets to @EastCoastComics Con 2015 from @MidtownComics! #ECCC2015”. You can then submit the URL of your Tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note, that you can only tweet this once per day.
  3. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
  4. You can follow us on Pinterest as well!
  5. You can subscribe to our mailing list! 

Easter

Break out those pastel colored capes and cowls, it’s time for Midtown Comics‘ annual Easter Sale! This year, we’ll be offering 20% OFF EVERYTHING at all three locations. Don’t wait around, because this deal is valid for one day only! Come visit our Times Square, Grand Central, or Downtown locations on Sunday, 04/05 to take advantage of this sale!

Who needs an Easter Egg hunt when you can instead track down some of your favorite comics, action figures, apparel, and more for 20% OFF? Silly rabbit, this sale is for EVERYONE!

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In the mood for some Spring reading? You’re in luck! Midtown Comics is offering a treat this week with a special sale for 40% OFF select current comics and recent back issues! That’s right! Head to our online store and receive 40% OFF today! Hurry, because this offer only lasts from 04/01/15 – 04/07/15!

After a week off we’re back!  We sit down with Chrononauts co-creator Sean Gordon Murphy and Jason Schachter of essentialsequential.com.  We talk about how the hot new book came to be and also chat about his work on Cafe Racer.  A little trivia -The news of a Chrononauts movie broke while we were recording this episode!

Ted tells about his trip to London for the London Super Comic Con and Andrew fills us in on the real story of the time he met George Lucas shopping at our Times Square store.

Music is Squirrel Girl is by Adam WarRock and can be found here!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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