This week we welcome comic book writer, comedian, and friend of the store Brandon T. Snider! We talk his work in the comic industry, as well as his work in television on the show Inside Amy Schumer. We also try to make heads and tails of this week’s Convergence tie-ins.

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Skottie Young

Midtown Comics has created three new contests for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away signed copies of Spider-Gwen#1, Darth Vader #1, and Princess Leia #1, all by Skottie Young!

These contests will last from 04/09/15 – 04/27/15. You can submit multiple entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest.

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MidtownHistory

Tony Wolf’s newest ‘Greenpoint of View’ autobio comic reveals… The Secret Origin of Midtown Comics! A lifelong comics fan and 19+ year resident of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Wolf knew Midtown Comics back before it was Midtown Comics. What does that even mean?!  Take a look back in history…

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In another of our short “Zine Episodes”, Andrew and Ted talk with Mark Millar about his upcoming prequel to his hit book Jupiter’s Legacy with this week’s Jupiter’s Circle #1.  We also ask questions that you, the listeners provided! Can we get through it without confusing last years movie Jupiter’s Ascending?

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We talk to Dan Greenfield of 13thdimension.com and we chat the secret origin of his website, his obsession with everything Batman and how he got involved with the upcoming East Coast Comic Con this weekend. We then get into our top picks for the week and what we’re looking forward to next week!

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With Netflix’s Daredevil series debut just a week away, you don’t need to have enhanced senses to feel the excitement in the air. Will it live up to high expectations set by the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Who knows, but you count me among the optimistic hopefuls who will wait for the finished product before doling out my share of praise or scorn. Undoubtedly, the Affleck starring film left a bad taste in many fan’s mouths, but the Netflix series promises to be an entirely different animal. The format will allow for more time to introduce characters and tell a story better than the attempt to cram everything and the kitchen sink into a 2 hour feature. I’m hoping the ties to the Marvel films are more overt than the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. have been (until recently, anyway), and that the venue will allow for an appropriate level of gritty subject matter. As we count down the days to the binge-watching debut, I recommend some serious binge-reading from the Man Without Fear’s back catalogue of back issues. There’s lots of good stuff out there, so dig in…

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