Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive


Welcome back to the Hydra takeover!


What hope do the heroes of the MCU have when they’re betrayed by Captain America? Steve Rogers pledges his allegiance to Hydra in Secret Empire #1, rolling out next week! If that’s not heavy enough, there’s more Marvel gold coming next week, including X-Men Gold #3, lots of GOTG, a bunch of first issues and more! From DC, Batman/Flash The Button continues with Batman #22, and look for Bane Conquest #1,  Injustice 2 #1, and new Rebirth collected editions! Also, get a scary serving of sci-fi with Predator Hunters #1 from Dark Horse Comics!

Spotlight on savings:
Stock up with stellar books at stupendous savings and take a terrific 25% off all Marvel graphic novels, trade paperbacks, and hardcovers! If you have an affinity for articulated action figures, you’re advised to act now and take up to 40% off all action figures, final week! These sales are online only, and some exceptions may apply. If you’re in NYC, please help us celebrate our 13th anniversary at Midtown Comics Grand Central, and take 20% off everything in the store!

Sell stuff to us:
You’ve been buying stuff from us for years, and now it’s our turn to buy stuff from YOU! Join us at Midtown Downtown for Buying Day on Saturday, April 29, present any comics that you’re looking to sell, and we’ll pay on the spot!  We’re especially looking for vintage comics: Golden Age, Silver Age, Bronze Age, and more.  We hope to see you Downtown!

Marvel’s next big thing:
Steve Rogers steps into the light and declares his allegiance to Hydra! How can the heroes of the Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted figure among them? And what will this mean for the world? Secret Empire #1 is by writer Nick Spencer and artist Steve McNiven, with a cover by Mark Brooks!

Jean Grey’s journey:
When a teenage Jean Grey traveled through time and arrived in the present, she learned the terrible fate that befell her predecessor: Possessed by a cosmic entity called the Phoenix, Jean was trapped in an endless cycle of life and death. Determined to escape that future, Jean set out to write her own destiny. Jean Grey #1 is by writer Dennis Hopeless and artist Victor Ibanez, with a cover by Shawn Crystal!

The King of the Inhumans:
Black Bolt imprisoned! But by who? And where exactly? To learn those answers, Black Bolt must first win a fight to the death with a fellow inmate – The Absorbing Man! Black Bolt #1 is by writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Christian Ward!

Everybody was Kung Fu fighting:
Danny Rand continues to travel the hazardous martial arts gauntlet, but will he have restored enough of his mojo to survive the skills of the Serpent? The true motivations of the mysterious Council are revealed and an ally appears, but can anyone in the gauntlet be trusted? Iron Fist #3 is by writer Ed Brisson and artist Mike Perkins, with a cover by Jeff Dekal!

DC Rebirth’s gripping mystery continues:
The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. You won’t want to miss part three of The Button, DC fans! Batman #22 is by writer Tom King and artist Jason Fabok!

Injustice returns and Bane’s new mission:
The co-creators of Bane make a triumphant return to the character, with a twelve-issue series that will push him to the limit! The Man Who Broke The Bat moves beyond Gotham to find new cities to conquer and new enemies to crush. Bane Conquest #1 is by writer Chuck Dixon and artist Graham Nolan! Meanwhile, the all-new prequel to the highly anticipated Injustice 2 video game begins here! Superman is imprisoned, and it’s up to Batman to put the world back together. But with Superman’s iron-fisted regime eliminated, other forces rise up to fill the void. Injustice 2 #1 is by writer Tom Taylor and artists Juan Albarran, with a cover by Jim Lee!

The Doctor is in:
The original Doctor Fate has come to New York to help Khalid Nassour learn how to use and control his powers. But when their lessons lead to an Efreet appearing and lighting New York afire, Khalid and Kent must defeat it and take it back where it came from. Doctor Fate Vol 3 collects Doctor Fate #13-18 by writer Paul Levitz and artist Sonny Liew, with a cover by Brendan McCarthy!

Walking Dead shuffles forward and Youngblood’s reborn:
Is it possible, could it be, that the inevitable can somehow be… avoided? Rick and Andrea have a tough decision to make. Walking Dead #167 is by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard! 25 years ago, Youngblood launched the Image Revolution and turned the comics world on its head! Now the original blockbuster hit series returns with an all-new cast and a brand-new mission! Youngblood #1 is by writer Chad Bowers and artist Jim Towe!

A New Kind of Comic Con is Coming to NYC:
Midtown Comics is proud to present the Five Points Festival, a designer toy and comic art convention debuting May 20-21 in Lower Manhattan! A showcase of artists, designers, publishers, and toy brands, Five Points is a place for comic fans, collectors, and anyone interested in independent art! Guests include Bryan Lee O’Malley, Greg Capullo, Sean Gordon Murphy, Simone Legno, and Ron English! Tickets are available online, and soon available in-store at all Midtown Comics locations.

Believe it,
G-Man and Gregg!

eBay:
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Cover Girls Of The DC Universe Power Girl Statue
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