Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to another week of shiny new comics! 
Gear up for a cluster of cataclysmic, cool comic crossovers, as some commence, others conclude! Where do we begin? Marvel unleashes their monsters today, IVX, Clone Conspiracy and the aftermath of Civil War II continue, and Justice League Vs. Suicide Squad concludes! As Jack “King” Kirby’s 100th birthday approaches, look for the latest tribute, The Kamandi Challenge, from DC Comics next week!  Jason Latour unveils his new series from Image, and the first issue is a doozy! If that doesn’t comply with your craving for cool comics, read on, friends, read on!

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Marvel’s mighty monsters:
Marvel’s monster marathon makes its mark here! The Avengers, Champions, Guardians, X-Men, and Inhumans clash with monstrous threats that threaten to destroy every corner of the Marvel Universe! Monsters Unleashed #1 is written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Steve McNiven, and Midtown Comics has an EXCLUSIVE cover by Arthur Adams!

Deadpool and the Avengers vs. Monsters:
An all-star lineup of Avengers battling behemoths in this over-sized spectacular that’s a perfect jumping-on point for new readers and old! Avengers #1.MU is written by Jim Zub and features artwork by Sean Izaakse – cover by David Nakayama! Meanwhile, Spider-Man and Deadpool find themselves face-to-face with one of the dozens of monsters smashing and stomping their way through the Marvel Universe! Spider-Man Deadpool #1.MU is by writer Joshua Corin and artist Tigh Walker, cover by Dave Johnson!

The X-Men take the edge over the Inhumans:
New Attilan is conquered. Medusa and her generals are being held prisoner as the X-Men prepare to cleanse the world of the Terrigen Cloud. Could this be the end of Inhuman progeny? IvX #3 is co-written by Charles Soule and Jeff Lemire, with art by Javi Garron and cover art by Leinil Francis Yu! Also, Forge, has just been dispatched on a mission crucial to the X-Men’s success, but will his unrequited love for Storm get in the way when he’s partnered with the X-Man receiving her affections – Old Man Logan? Extraordinary X-Men #18 is by the creative team of writer Jeff Lemire and artist Victor Ibanez, with a cover by David Yardin!

Prowler’s painful decision:
After a brutal confrontation with the new Electro and a bare-knuckle brawl with Madame Web, Prowler’s second-guessing himself and New U’s mission. Unfortunately for him, the Jackal doesn’t tolerate dissent! The Clone Conspiracy tie-in Prowler #4 is by writer Sean Ryan and artists Jamal Campbell and Javier Saltares, with a cover by Travel Foreman!

Civil War II’s aftermath:
The epilogue to the blockbuster event Civil War II! In the aftermath of war, Tony Stark and Carol Danvers both turn to the one person they can trust… Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America. This isn’t going to end well, is it? Civil War II Oath #1 is written by Nick Spencer and artist Rod Reis, with a cover by Jeff Dekal!

A new adventure for Yoda, this is:
Master Yoda finds himself on an all-new world – a world that’s full of vicious, mysteriously powered children?!  Not easy, will this be. Writer Jason Aaron and artist Salvador Larroca present Star Wars #27, with a cover by Stuart Immonen!

Victor Von Iron Man and She-Hulk’s struggle:
It seems like old times as Victor Von Doom finds himself confronted by Benjamin J. Grimm. But with so much history between them, can Victor ever possibly convince him that times have changed? Infamous Iron Man #4 is by writer Brian Michael Bendis and features art and a cover by Alex Maleev. Jennifer Walters continues to struggle with the Hulk within herself, and her newest client is struggling with some dark secrets of her own! Hulk #2 is by writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Nico Leon, with a cover by Jeff Dekal!

Champions for charity:
Champions #1 signed by Mark Waid, J. Scott Campbell, Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado is available for purchase! 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of America–but act fast–they are limited to 200 copies!

Justice League vs. Suicide Squad’s big finale:
Legendary JLA artist Howard Porter returns for the ultimate showdown between the Suicide Squad, the Justice League and the forces of [REDACTED]. Unlikely heroes will emerge from the rubble of DC’s first major event since DC Universe: Rebirth. Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #6 is written by Joshua Williamson and features art and a cover by Howard Porter! In writer Rob Williams and artist Giuseppe Cafaro’s Suicide Squad #10, Amanda Waller is having a very bad day! She’s lost a prisoner and her darkest secrets have been revealed! This issue is an epilogue to Justice League vs. Suicide Squad.

Chill out with Killer Frost:
What happens to a super-villain on their last day in Belle Reve Prison? Against all odds, Killer Frost is up for parole from the Suicide Squad, but you can bet Amanda Waller isn’t going to make it easy for Frost to join the new JLA. Justice League of America: Killer Frost Rebirth #1 is by writers Steve Orlando and Jody Houser, and featuring artwork by Mirka Andolfo!

Wonder Woman’s wonderful world:
Years before the birth of Princess Diana, a group of Amazons set out on a globe-spanning quest to find others of their kind, encountering legendary creatures and beings along the way. But their journey soon turns into a rescue mission as two of their own are captured by the legendary Storm Giants of Norse mythology. Odyssey of the Amazons #1 is by writer Kevin Grevioux, with art and cover b Ryan Benjamin!

The ultimate team-up:
A fiendish alliance unfolds behind the scenes, unbeknownst to Batman and the TMNT as they are forced to fight a Poison Ivy-powered Snakeweed! New team-ups and classic characters return in Batman TMNT Adventures #3, by writer Matthew K. Manning and artist Jon Sommariva.

DC Rebirth jumping on points:
Dick Grayson is back in Gotham City, fighting to reclaim the life that was taken from him! Nightwing Vol 1 includes work from writer Tim Seeley and artists Javi Fernandez and Yanick Paquette. New Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz begin a new era of emerald excitement, tackling the universe’s toughest beat: Earth! Green Lanterns Vol 1 collects work by writers Sam Humphries and Geoff Johns, artists Ethan Van Sciver and Robson Rocha, and more!

Boldly say the oath:
With their power rings running low and no power batteries left to recharge them, the surviving heroes of the Lantern Corps join with Starfleet in the ultimate battle with Sinestro and the resurgent Klingons… until the arrival of an unexpected visitor from the Lanterns’ past changes the game entirely! Star Trek Green Lantern #2 is by writer Mike Johnson, with cover and artwork by Angel Hernandez

An awesome adventure:
Born from the mind of Jack "King" Kirby, the post apocalyptic Earth of Kamandi has been a fan favorite for decades, and now 14 intrepid teams of writers and artists build on this incredible foundation and take the title character on an epic quest to find his long-lost parents and travel to places seen and unseen in the DC Universe. Kamandi Challenge #1 is by Dan Abnett, Dan Didio, Dale Eaglesham, and many others – with a cover by Bruce Timm!

Crime romance & sci-fi fantasy:
It’s time for a new series from Image Comics! No one seemed to notice Sonny Gibson as he stepped back into "The Hideaway," a dusty little honky-tonk nestled off the Carolina highway. But before the night was over, Sonny would be on the run-from the law, from the criminals, and even from himself! Loose Ends #1is by writer Jason Latour and artists Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi. Meanwhile in Reborn, Bonnie and Tom are chained and dragged to Black Wish Mountain, where they are confronted by a vengeful figure from the past. Reborn #4 is written by Mark Millar and features artwork by Greg Capullo!

Believe it,
G-Man and Gregg!

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