This week Ted, Gavin, and Sam welcome the Image Comics published Rocket Girl team of Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare to talk about what they are up to and it turns into a chat about the best  places to eat brunch in NYC, movie trailers including The Fantastic Four trailer released this week, and other things.

Speaking of breakfast, Ted and Gavin had a chance to sit down and share breakfast with Kingsman: The Secret Service movie director Matthew Vaughn and discuss the pros and cons of working on a major studio film like X-Men First Class and independent films like Kick Ass and Kingsman: The Secret Service.  Listen after the interview to see how you can see Kingsman: The Secret Service early if you live near our stores!

We dive into the weeks best comics and have a quick phone call with artist Tait Howard who had a piece in the Amazing World of Gumball 2014 Special this week.

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The gang (Ted, Andrew, Gavin and Sam) welcome X-files fan and store employee Ingrid back to the show to help us chat with comic writer Joe Harris about his work on IDW’s Millenium and X-Files Season 10 comics.  Andrew tells how Joe made him sleep with the lights on when he was younger and we all share our X-Files memories. Then we talk about the huge Marvel Secret Wars press conference that occured in our store last Tuesday and try to make it less confusing for us.  We end up sharing out top picks of the week and it was good one for everyone.

We noticed that the file we originally uploaded last week didn’t have the Jason Aaron an John Cassaday interview on it.  We have corrected the mistake,you can re-download the episode. We also added it to the end of this episode in case you missed it.

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We chat with the writer Jason Aaron and artist John Cassaday of the new Marvel Star Wars comic about what’s it like to write about a movie that everyone loves.  We also sit down with writer/actress Amber Benson about her new book series Witches of Echo Park.  The gang also share their first Star Wars memories and what it meant for them and then give you our top picks of the week!

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The gang is reunited after the winter break and have plenty to catch up on!  We discuss what we did while during our time away. We talk about the Ant-Man trailer and ponder how it stacks up to the other Marvel trailers.  Take a look a some lists of best comics of 2014, give you all the news coming out of Image Expo today, and give you our top picks for this week and next!

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As a special holiday treat, the Midtown Comics Podcast has teamed up the husband and wife team of comic book writer Fred Van Lente and playwright Crystal Skillman to present their play, King Kirby. King Kirby was performed for a live audience this summer, but now it’s presented to you in audio format for the first time for free!

King Kirby podcast

King Kirby Cast

Kirby – Steven Rattazi

Simon (and others) Joseph Mathers

Fox (and others) Timothy McCown Reynolds

Stanley (and others) Nat Cassidy

Roz (and others) Amy Lee Pearsall

The play was recorded at the Downtown location of Midtown Comics on December 11th, 2014.

The play has some strong language so please be advised.

The Midtown Comics Podcast consists of the Downtown’s store manager Ted. Marketing Manager Andrew, Video Host Sam, Customer Gavin and Grand Central store manager Dimitrios.  We come to you every week with the latest comic and pop culture news, comic reviews, giveaways, and more fun! If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast and play are those of the hosts and performers and do not reflect the views of Midtown Comics.

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Brian K. Vaughan stops by the show and we ask him questions sent from the listeners. Listen to see if we will ever get a chance to see his books on the silver screen! Also, we tell you how you can win a signed book by him! We recap our favorite books of 2014 and what we’re looking forward to in the next year!

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