Fans of unicorns and talking gorillas rejoice, the internet comic Dr. McNinja is hitting the shelves of your favorite comic book shop thanks to Dark Horse. And this time, as the back of the book promises, he is in full color.

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To celebrate the release of Alpha Flight #1 Midtown Comics Downtown will be hosting a signing event with Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Phil Jimenez and Mark Paniccia on Thursday June 9th. You can find all the details here! Click through to check out the first four pages of Alpha Flight #1!

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10 May, 2011

FRACTURE #1 REVIEW (SPOILERS)

Posted by Raphael in: Previews|Reviews | No Comments

Greetings Midtownies! When I went to Super Show two weeks ago, I had the chance to take a look at some small press books. Superheroes are what brought me to the dance, but I truly believe in comics as an art form. So in an attempt to get some more comics in your hands, I’ve decided to review one of them for their benefit: Fracture!

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This has been a big comics week for your favorite blogger, and I’ve been busy too!

Thanks to the terrific folks at Marvel Entertainment, I got to attend an advance screening of Thor (along with the Midtown TV crew, which stars… Thor???)! I sat down in the Ziegfield theater for about two hours of Mondo Marvel Magnificence. Ultimate Uru Utilization! Terrific Thor Thrashing… sorry, my inner Stan Lee got out of his cage…

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This week DC’s The Source Blog revealed the Francis Portela variant cover to THE FLASH #12, which will be the series last issue. The issue will run directly into the upcoming FLASHPOINT event. This cover seems to promises a major cliffhanger. What do you think?

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First it was FANTASTIC FOUR #587 and the death of Johnny Storm. Now it’s ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #160 and the possible death of Peter Parker. Are polybags are the new variant? In this case they’re both!

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