By Tom Hairston

I’m just going to start this review off by saying, Lionsgate, you can go ahead and cancel that Power Rangers movie you’re working on, because Disney just beat you to it and did it a hundred times better than I could have imagined! Now, before I get too far ahead of myself let me back up and explain what I’m talking about — I got to see an early showing of Big Hero 6 that was hosted by the great representatives at Disney, and they asked us to wait to review it. By respecting their wishes I’ve been sitting on this review for almost a month now, about to explode from the need to talk about this movie, because simply put, this movie is so good you have to talk about it! This is one of those movies where after you see it you have to go out and find people who have also seen it so you can all geek out over how fun it is, and then go and see it again of course. Read on for the full review below!

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Midtown Comics helps you ring in the holiday spirit this Thanksgiving with some super special Black Friday sales both in-store and online! Gear up for some huge savings and don’t miss out on these exclusive sales on your favorite comics, back issues, graphic novels, apparel, and more! Need help finding that perfect gift? Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for 2014 and take advantage of this special sale!


SAVE ONLINE: Save up to 40% OFF EVERYTHING at  from Wednesday, November 26th, through Tuesday, December 2nd. Some exclusive deals to point out include:

Disclaimer: Online sales don’t apply to new releases from the past 35 days. Sales are also not valid for gift cards, advance orders, and cannot be combined with our in-store rewards program.


SAVE IN-STORE: For our loyal Midtown Minions in merry Manhattan, take 25% OFF EVERYTHING in-store only, beginning at 8am at all Midtown Comics locations! This deal is not valid at our TRU or FAO boutiques.

Once again, Midtown Comics is offering 25% OFF EVERYTHING in-store on Friday, November 28th! But you may want to hurry up, as this sale only lasts from 8am-12pm at all three locations! After 12PM, you can still save 20% OFF EVERYTHING in-store throughout the rest of the weekend, with our sales ending Sunday night!

Thanks, and we hope you have a great holiday weekend!

Friday, November 28th

25% OFF Everything 

All Locations: 8am-12pm

20% OFF Everything

Midtown Times Square: 12pm – 12am

Midtown Grand Central: 12pm – 9pm

Midtown Downtown: 12pm – 8pm

Saturday, November 29th

20% OFF Everything

Midtown Times Square: 8am – 12am

Midtown Grand Central: 11am – 9pm

Midtown Downtown: 11am – 9pm

Sunday, November 30th

20% OFF Everything

Midtown Times Square: 12pm – 8pm

Midtown Grand Central: 12pm – 7pm

Midtown Downtown: 12pm – 7pm

Just in time for Halloween – Ted, Sam, and Gavin share their favorite scary movies and comics.  They also discuss the best time to stop trick or treating and the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Three announcement from last week. (Spoiler they love Captain Marvel!) Finally they give you their top picks of the week and what they’ll grab first on the shelf next week. Share your costumes with us and Gavin just may leave something at the counter for you!

Check out Gavin’s yearly Halloween video here!

Check out @dangeryak’s top 5 scary comics video here

If you have any suggetions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at  Call our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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Eisner Award winning writer, Brian K. Vaughan will be at Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, December 18th for a signing of Saga Vol 4 TP and Saga Deluxe Vol 1 HC.

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Gavin, Sam, Andrew, and Ted are joined in-store by Editor-In-Chief of Papercutz, Jim Salicrup.  Jim tells how he helped create one of Spider-man’s deadliest enemies Venom, paved the way for characters to cross over into different books, and the history of Papercutz.  From Ernest & RebeccaPower Rangers, and The Smurfs, to the popular WWE Superstars, we get just a small example of the titles they put out.

We give our take on the Avengers 2: Age of Ultron trailer and explain the differences it has with the Brian Michael Bendis book of the same name.

Finally we give our hot picks for the week and what we are looking forward to next week and Andrew spills some secrets on some events that we’ll be hosting at the store over the next few months!

If you have any questions or suggestions for the show, let us know through our Twitter,Facebook ,or email  Ask us on our voicemail 980-MID-TOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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By Andrew Cohen

Where do we even begin? Like always, we had a blast at this year’s New York Comic Con 2014! Our Midtown Comics booth #2036 was constantly packed all weekend long with comic book fans of all ages—some new faces and some familiar faces as well! We also had the chance to interview some awesome cosplayers, some old friends of Midtown, and some Zombie crawlers! Read on for exclusive coverage of this year’s NYCC 2014!

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