Hey there Midtown Blogadoccios, Raph here this time to let you know about some “Amazing” events going down with Spider-Man, as well as with Midtown Comics itself! Spider-Island is set to start with Amazing Spider Man issue #666, and it looks to be one of the biggest Spider-Man events in recent memory! Midtown Comics, the largest comics retailer in the world (and employers of yours truly) are having some huge things done to celebrate this new Spidey event!

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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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Hello Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here with a little double dose of blog talk. First, FCBD was this past weekend! I’m going to talk about the craziness of FCBD from the Midtown perspective, as well as highlight some books and talk about why FCBD is important for the industry… On with the FREE COMICS!

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Midtown Comics  celebrates  Free Comic Book Day, on Saturday, May 7th, by offering free new comics including every title from every publisher participating in this event.  Some of the hottest titles from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse and Image Comics will be available with no purchase required.  Over two million comic books for readers of all ages will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the excitement of comic books! Check out all the details for what we think is the best day of the year!

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Via Marvel.com

Last week at a special event sponsored by Marvel and the FDNY held at Midtown Comics, Marvel super heroes Spider-Man and Captain America along with our very own editor Bill Rosemann and members of the FDNY swung by to educate the children of PS 51 Elias Howe on fire safety.

Amber Benson and Anton Strout stop by Midtown Comics Downtown to talk to fans and sign their new books!