By Daniel Gladston

After an action-packed, eventful first season, it’s no surprise that fans are eagerly awaiting the second season of FOX’s hit series Gotham.  As James Gordon continues his fight to end corruption in a city of madness, some of DC’s deadliest villains are making their rise to power.  At the head of the pack is Oswald Cobblepot, also known as the Penguin, but others will stop at nothing to take his place.  Both the Riddler and the Joker have finally shown their true colors and it looks as if there are plenty more villains where that came from.  There are many things to look forward to going into the second season, but we’ve narrowed our list down to the top five.

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Fear The Walking Dead Midtown Comics Review

By Daniel Gladston

If your eyes were glued to the TV this past Sunday at 9pm, it’s safe to say that you were probably watching AMC’s newest undead series, Fear The Walking Dead.  We’re assuming this because an astounding 10.1 million people were watching the new show, good for the all-time record in cable history.  The massive series premiere was nearly double that of its predecessor, The Walking Dead, which totaled 5.35 million viewers.

Read on to find out what we thought about the disease-ridden pilot episode of AMC’s latest series, Fear The Walking Dead.  Please feel free to share your thoughts on the new show in the comments section below.  We want to know!

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Just in time to celebrate Jack Kirby’s birthday we talk to his grandaughter Jillian Kirby and son Neal Kirby along with Kirby historian Guy Dorian. about all the events for his birthday August 28th. You can donate to the Hero Initiative through Kirby4Heroes, and shop at select comic book stores where a portion of their days sales gets donated.  Guy also tells us some of his Facebook pages he runs where you can celebrate the art of Kirby as well.  Remember it’s also Read Comics In Public day so get out there with your comics!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook, 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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DC Looney Tunes Variant Covers Midtown Comics

If you thought DC’s super-powered team-ups couldn’t get any crazier, think again.  Introducing DC’s new line of Looney Tunes variant covers coming this November!  At this point you might be asking yourself, what can be expected from this new lineup?  Well, DC’s greatest heroes now find themselves teaming up with characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety, Porky Pig, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang.  To help you get acquainted with all of these new covers, we have created another one of our handy cover guides, Looney Tunes style!

Check out the beefy list that follows and be sure to post your thoughts on these crazy new covers in the comments section below.  Please enjoy the read!

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All-New All-Different Marvel Midtown Comics

In the aftermath of Marvel Secret Wars, an all-new all-different lineup is on the horizon.  We’ve created a guide to help you keep track of the 45 newly revealed titles.  All that’s left to do is sit back, relax, and see what’s in store for your favorite Marvel heroes!

Read on for the complete list below and enjoy!

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away a Mission Impossible Rogue Nation Prize Pack to one lucky winner! This prize pack comes in a hard suitcase, and contains a Mission Impossible hat, t-shirt, hoodie, IMF pin, and posters! Please note that you MUST be able to pick up this prize from our Midtown Comics Times Square location. This contest will last from 08/17/15 – 08/24/15. You can only enter the contest once, but can build up more entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, Following us on Pinterest, Subscribing to our newsletter, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. You can also now gain more entries by referring your friends or signing up for our newsletter as well! 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. You must also be following us on Twitter.
      3. To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can tweet, “I entered to win a #MissionImpossible #RogueNation prize pack from @MidtownComics!”. You can then submit the URL of your tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note, that you can only tweet this once per day.
      4. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
      5. Signing up for our newsletter will also gain you an entry.
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Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 4pm on 08/24/15