10 Jan, 2012

The best Gateway Comics for new readers!

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Are you looking for great books to get you or your friends into comics? Here are some of our favorite “Gateway comics” that would be great for anyone not in the know. And they’re totally legal! These books also have collections available, so grab the first volume and spread the love!

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27 Dec, 2011

The Best of 2011

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It’s that time of the year! The past 12 months have whizzed by in a FLASH (puns always intended)! There was a lot going on in the year 2011… let’s take a look at some of the best 2011 had to offer!

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Superhero comics are what make comic books epic, mythic even. While it’s nice to see someone reveal their life to us in their own art and words, it’s still pretty cool to see Superman uppercut Darkseid into space! With that said, here are our 5 favorite superhero books right now!

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12 Dec, 2011

IDW Loves the 80’s!

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The 80’s we’re memorable for classic product based cartoons like Ghostbusters, Transformers and GI Joe; and one of our personal favorites: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! All of these great properties have made a comeback in one way or another.

IDW has taken note of this and is putting out comics for all of our 80’s favorites! Here’s a short list!

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05 Dec, 2011

5 Offbeat Comics You Should Be Reading!

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Comics are widely known as the home of Super Heroes, but as stated before in the sci-fi post, there are multiple genres of literature to be sought out! As an alternative to superheroics, might the Mighty Midtowners recommend these select titles?

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Everyone likes lists, especially with the holidays bearing down on us (check out our Sci-Fi post for 5 great Sci-Fi recommendations). This time we offer up our suggestions on women in comics, and while we’re at it, also wanted to bring your attention to the Womanthology project.

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