There’s been a lot of talk about the events that take place in Grant Morrison’s Batman Inc. #8 recently. And whenever big news happens in the comic book world, Midtown Comics is there to comment! If you haven’t read Batman Inc. #8 yet, you may not want to watch…
UPDATE: It has been reported that the man who stole Mike Meyer’s Superman collection has been brought to justice and his collection has been returned! We will no longer be accepting donations. You can read more about the arrest at Comics Alliance. We’re happy to see that Mike was able to get his collection back.
Our hearts go out to Mike Meyer, whose entire Superman collection was stolen by a former co-worker. As Greg Hatcher mentions on CBR, Mike has been on a special-needs disability pension for the last twenty years, and supplements that meager income by working part-time at a fast-food place. The one thing that he really cherished was his Superman collection.
Starting August 31st, 2011, DC Comics launched a historic renumbering of the entire DC Universe line of comic books with 52 #1 issues, which brings some changes to their iconic characters. DC Comics-The New 52 was launched with a Midnight event at Midtown Comics’ Times Square store on August 31st, at which Geoff Johns and Jim Lee signed Justice League #1 and Flashpoint #5. See coverage of the event by Newsarama,CNN, and the Village Voice and Midtown Comics.
If you’re still wondering what the New 52 is, DC has your answers in this short video: