Welcome back to a savage week in comics!
Gear up for an exciting week, starting with a dynamite re-boot of The Man of Bronze himself, in Doc Savage #1! Also, Inhumanity awakens, Infinity is not quite over, and Batman must learn to work with Jim Gordon in Zero Year! Don’t delay — stop reading this gibberish and dive in!
Give the gift of comic goodness:
‘Tis the season to shop for the pop culture fan in your life. The world of comics and graphic novels makes for great holiday gifts! Statues, collectibles, action figures, and more! Take the guesswork out of gift-giving and refer to the handy-dandy Midtown Comics holiday gift page. All gifts are hand-picked by Midtown experts!
|Holiday shipping alert:
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The Inhumanity of it all:
Inhuman chrysalises have appeared across the world… some want them, some want to destroy them… and your favorite superhuman students are caught in the crossfire! It’s all in Inhumanity Awakening #1 by Matt Kindt, Paul Davidson, and Jorge Molina! Inhumanity continues in tie-ins Avengers AI #7.INH by Sam Humphries, Andre Araujo, and David Marquez and Mighty Avengers #4.INH by Al Ewing and Greg Land, with variant covers by Danial Acuna and Steve Epting! Bringing up the rear is Uncanny X-Men #15.INH by Brian Michael Bendis and Kris Anka!
Save BIG in the Mighty Marvel Manner:
Face front, true believers, you just hit the jackpot! Save 20% off ALL Marvel back issues with the super-secret codeword below! From Amazing Spider-Man to X-Men, this is the week to fill gaping holes in your Marvel collection! Don’t stop there — develop delightful domestic décor without delay and save up to 40% off statues today! These sales are online only.
Zero Year and Forever Evil:
Forever Evil continues as the Crime Syndicate hunts down the few remaining heroes foolish enough to challenge them — including Dick Grayson. But Owlman has other plans for Nightwing… and Owlman’s teammate — the most deadly being on the planet: Ultraman! Justice League #25 is by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis, and Joe Prado! Don’t miss Evil tie-ins Justice League of America #10 by Matt Kindt, Eddy Barrows, and Eber Ferreira, Constantine #9 by Ray Fawkes, and Suicide Squad #26 by Matt Kindt, Patrick Zircher and Steve Skroce! With Gotham City thrown into total chaos by The Riddler, Batman and Jim Gordon must learn to work together as Zero Year continues, in Batman #26, by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo!
A special Batman tale told in the Holiday spirit:
Even in the Darkest Moments is a Batman tale of friendship and hope, written by our very good friend David Macho Gomez, and appears in Batman Black & White #4; and he answered a few pertinent questions for us here! Many great creative talents contributed to this book, including Nathan Edmondson and Kenneth Rocafort, Dustin Nguyen, Michael Allred, and Ruben Pellejero and Sean “Cheeks” Galloway!
Batman Arkham City The Riddler Statue:
Riddle me this! What’s black and white and green all over? The Batman Arkham City The Riddler Statue, of course! This brand-new statue of the Dark Knight’s enigmatic rival, the Riddler, is based on his appearance from the best-selling, critically acclaimed video game Batman: Arkham City and measures approximately 10 inches tall. It’s the perfect match for the Joker and Nightwing Arkham City statues we have available!
Midtown exclusive zone:
Respectfully submitted for your perusal: Twilight Zone #1 Midtown Exclusive variant cover by Francesco Francavilla, arriving just in time to ring in the new year! On Tuesday, December 24th, we present an Avengers #24.NOW Midtown exclusive variant cover by none other than J. Scott Campbell! More announcements coming soon!
The Man of Bronze returns:
Writer Chris Roberson (iZombie) brings Doc Savage from 1933 through today, in Doc Savage #1, with art by Bilquis Evely, and a “savage” cover by Alex Ross! “Easter eggs” abound along the way that will help pave the future for Doc, in a story only Roberson could tell, from Dynamite Entertainment. Check out super-rare high-end covers: Concept Art limited edition cover by Bilquis Evely (only 25 copies printed), and Virgin Art limited edition cover by Alex Ross (only 50 copies printed)! Also from DE, Ash and the Army of Darkness #2 hits the racks today, and you can read Midtown Blogerrino Raph’s exclusive interview with AOD creators in 5 Questions with Steve Niles and Dennis Calero!
The Walking Dedicated:
Nobody takes more vacation time than the folks who produce AMC’s The Walking Dead (hence the frustrating hiatus until February!), but the dedicated folks at Image Comics work hard to deliver our favorite walkers (or “biters”) every month! Check out Walking Dead #118 next week, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard! Halo, the most celebrated video game series of all time, joins forces with Dark Horse for a thrilling new ongoing series in Halo Escalation #1 by Chris S. Schlerf, Sergio Arino, Juan Castro, Michael Atiyeh, and Anthony Palumbo.
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Thor and Gerry G., aka G-Man and the Mighty Thor!
This week’s featured eBay item is a limited edition Star Wars Greedo bust! Here’s your chance to own a 9.5-inch hand-painted porcelain bust of your favorite Star Wars bounty hunter, Greedo! Fans of the Star Wars franchise will remember Greedo for shooting second in the Cantina. Also check out the rest of our auctions on our eBay page!
THIS WEEK’S SALES!
Save 20% off all Marvel back issues with this week’s codeword BUGLE. Your discounts will automatically be activated in your cart, so just place the items you want into your basket and check out when you’re finished!
ALSO ON SALE THIS WEEK, ONLINE ONLY:
We buy comics, graphic novels and collectibles! If you’ve got books you want to sell, e-mail me!
· Dec 5
Shane Davis signing Shadow Walk HC
· Dec 14
WWE Superstars #1 signing with Mick Foley
· Dec 16
SNL’s Taran Killam signing The Illegitimates #1 with Marc Andreyko at Midtown Comics Grand Central
Midtown’s New Release List:
Not everyone realizes it, but our new release list is the most accurate and complete in the industry, BAR NONE. Our list is posted every Wednesday afternoon, and includes ALL of the new releases for the following week, complete with links to purchase and reserve. Check it out!
Note: for TEXT-ONLY list, please go to the New Release List, and uncheck the “Show Images” button