Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends everywhere!

Welcome back to a totally awesome week in comics! There’s a lot happening this week, starting with our Black Friday Blowout—Up to 75% off everything all week long! Also, look for seven new first issues from Marvel Comics, the debut of Totally Awesome Hulk and a signing with Greg Pak, and Harley’s Little Black Book with surprise covers by ten great artists! Lastly, get in on the first ever Local Comic Shop Day®, a new industry wide event with a fabulous offering of exclusive items!

Black Friday Week online:
We’d like to say a hearty THANKS to all of our friends who shop with us and share our love of everything comics! Celebrate and take up to 75% off everything, including comics, back issues, select back issues, graphic novels, books, manga, statues, action figures, collectibles, apparel and MORE.  Also—65% off DC Comics Convergence titles.
This sale is offered online only, and is not valid for new releases, gift cards, or advance orders, and other exceptions may apply.

Black Friday in-store:
Take 25% OFF EVERYTHING at any Midtown Comics store in NYC from 8AM until 12 noon on Friday, November 27! From 12:01PM, take 20% OFF EVERYTHING for the remainder of the weekend through closing time on Sunday! All details and store hours HERE!
This sale is offered in-store only, and is not valid for gift cards or advance orders, cannot be combined with any other offer, and other exceptions may apply.

Tis the season to shop early for comics-related fun:
Cool comics and related swag make great holiday gifts! Let us take the guesswork out of gift giving with tons of gift ideas hand-picked by the pros at Midtown! Please shop early to ensure arrival in time for the holidays! Our Holiday shipping schedule and store hours can be found here.

Local Comic Shop Day® is Saturday, Nov 28:
Local Comic Shop Day® is a new event that calls attention to independent comic book specialty stores and celebrating their role as pop culture fire-starters.  On November 28th, Midtown Comics, along with over 385 local comic shops will be participating, and offering 21 unique items exclusive to this event!  Highlights include exclusive covers to DKIII, All-New All-Different Avengers #1, and much more! Local Comic Shop Day® will be observed in-store only, at all three Midtown Comics locations.

Harley’s Little Black Book surprise variant covers:
Jim Lee, Alex Ross, Darwyn Cooke, J. Scott Campbell, Amanda Conner, Tim Sale, Bruce Timm, Terry Dodson, Joe Madureira, and Lee Bermejo have all contributed variant covers to Harley’s Little Black Book #1, by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti! Here’s the fun part: the covers are all sealed in super-secret opaque black polybags, and your purchase could yield an original pencil sketch, an inked version in black and white, or even a full color version by any one of these great artists!

Robin War #1:
Damian Wayne returns to Gotham City, and he’s not happy to find that kids all over the city are calling themselves Robin, Bruce Wayne is no longer Batman and the GCPD, led by the new, armored-up Batman, is cracking down on anybody wearing the "R." Things only get worse when Red Hood, Red Robin, and Grayson all come back to Gotham! Robin War #1 is by Tom King, with art and cover by Khary Randolph, variant cover by Lee Bermejo!

Absolute Batman The Court Of Owls:
Scott Snyder’s and James Tynion IV’s Dark Knight epic is collected in Absolute Batman The Court of Owls hard cover, with art and cover by Greg Capullo! After a series of deadly discoveries, Bruce Wayne has learned that the Court of Owls is real, and Dick Grayson is the prime suspect of a series of brutal murders! This volume collects Batman #1-11!

He’s totally awesome:
Get ready for the craziest Hulk story of the millennium as a kid genius decides he’s gonna be the best Hulk ever–and just possibly brings the entire Marvel Universe crashing down into chaos! Totally Awesome Hulk #1 is by Greg Pak, with art, cover, and variant cover by Frank Cho! Additional variant covers are by John Tyler Christopher, Mahmud A. Asrar, Cheol Woo, and Dale Keown! Join us for an event with Greg Pak at Midtown Downtown on Wednesday, December 2, all details here!

The Man Without Fear:
Back in black and on his home turf, Daredevil begins again in New York City as Matt Murdock is on a new side of the law in the District Attorney’s office! A whole new chapter begins for the Man Without Fear, in Daredevil #1, by Charles Soule, with art and cover by Ron Garney. Oh, and meet the new really, really bad guy—Blindspot! Fearless variant covers by John Tyler Christopher, Alex Maleev, Joe Quesada, and Tim Sale!

All New Inhumans:
Crystal and her team are charged with the thankless task of helping as many of the new super-powered NuHumans as possible, but it won’t be easy! The Inhuman world just got a lot more complicated, in All New Inhumans #1 by Charles Soule and James Asmus, with art and cover by Stefano Caselli. Variant covers are by John Tyler Christopher, Stefano Caselli, Jim Cheung, and Marco D’Alfonso!

All New X-Men:
Hated and feared more than ever, the world is a dangerous place for mutants. As the few remaining X-MEN retreat into seclusion, a handful of mutant teenagers refuse to allow their destiny to be decided for them, in All New X-Men #1 by Dennis Hopeless, with art, cover, and variant cover by Mark Bagley! Look for a variant cover by Ed Piskor, and a Kirby Monster cover by JACK KIRBY!

Guardians of Infinity #1:
Defending the galaxy is a good gig, but Drax isn’t thrilled with the combat hours (not enough of them) and Rocket isn’t thrilled with the compensation (not enough of it). They’re off on an adventure to supplement both, and Groot is happy to come along! Guardians of  Infinity #1 is by Dan Abnett with Jason Latour, art by Carlo Barberi, cover by Jim Cheung! Variant covers are by Carlo Barberi, Ron Lim, and Marco Rudy!

The return of Red Wolf:
Frontier boomtown Timely has more than its share of scoundrels, and it takes a hero to keep them in line. The tale of how Red Wolf wins the West will take him farther than he could ever imagine, and it starts in Red Wolf #1 by Nathan Edmondson, with art by Dalibor Talajic, cover by Jeffrey Veregge, and variants by John Tyler Christopher, Mike Del Mundo, Dale Keown, and Skottie Young!

New Star Wars:
Vader Down continues as Leia comes face to face with true evil, in Star Wars #13, by Jason Aaron, with art by Mike Deodato, cover by Mark Brooks! Variants are by John Tyler Christopher and Clay Mann! Meanwhile, at multiplexes everywhere, Star Wars The Force Awakens is a mere three weeks away!

New sci-fi and fantasy from Image and Dark Horse:
In a dreamlike version of the Old West, Tom Ketchum struggles to clear his name-and stay alive—when he’s mistaken for a wanton outlaw in Black Jack Ketchum #1, from Image Comics by Brian Schirmer, with art by Claudia Balboni, cover by Jeremy Saliba! Trine Hampstead knows everything—she can answer any question on any topic. The only thing she doesn’t know is anything from the last ten years of her life, in Mystery Girl #1 from Dark Horse, by Paul Tobin, with art and cover by Alberto Alburquerque! Look for the latest issue of Brian K. Vaughan’s sci-fi mystery saga in Paper Girls #3, also from Image with art and cover by Cliff Chiang!

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