Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to…duck season!

Hot off his hilarious post-credits cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy, our favorite talking duck is back in Howard the Duck #1! Catch up with the adventures of DC Vertigo’s iZombie girl-detective Gwen Dylan before it hits TV on the CW on March 17th,with a super special for $1.00! There’s so much more coming your way next week! Signed Spider-Gwen #1, Walking Dead #138, Women of Marvel covers, DC’s Movie Poster covers,  Spider-Gwen #2, new Star Wars, and more!

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The duck stops here:
He’s back with a quack and a criminal case to crack! Howard is now a private investigator, and he takes on the weirdest of cases as only a talking duck can! Howard the Duck #1 is by Chip Zdarsky with art by Joe Quninoes, cover by Zdarsky and a host of variants by quacking-good artists including Paul Pope, Skottie Young, Erica Henderson, Val Mayerik, and more!

Spider-Gwen #2:
Gwen finds herself between the Vulture and the entire NYPD in Spider-Gwen #2 by Jason Latour, with Spiderrific art and cover by Javier Rodriquez, variant cover by Sara Pichelli! Don’t miss the Midtown Comics exclusive cover by Mike Deodato (available in color and black & white). Plus, we’re giving away a Midtown exclusive full color Spider-Gwen sticker, available in-store and at the London Super Comic Con ONLY (not available online)! And last, but not least, we’re taking preorders now for the Encore Edition of our Spider-Gwen #1 exclusive J. Scott Campbell cover.

Women of Marvel variant covers:
The Women of Marvel March Variant Cover Theme continues next week! Spider-Verse may be over, but that doesn’t mean Peter Parker is safe! Amazing Spider-Man #16 is by Dan Slott  and Christos N. Gage, cover and art by Humberto Ramos, with a Women of Marvel cover by Ming Doyle! A mysterious stranger is about to arrive in Jersey City, but what will it mean to resident superhero Kamala Khan? Find out in Ms. Marvel #13, by G. Willow Wilson, with art by Takeshi Miyagawa, cover by Marguerite Sauvage, Women of Marvel cover by Noelle Stevenson!

Meanwhile, in a galaxy pretty far away:
The attack on Cymoon-1 comes crashing to an end! Will the Rebels overcome Vader to strike another blow against the Empire, and is Luke ready to be the Jedi Ben wanted him to be? The epic continues in Star Wars #3, by Jason Aaron, with art, cover, and variant by John Cassaday! Variant covers by John Tyler Christopher and Leinil Francis Yu!

Not coming to a Cineplex near you:
Inspired by classic Warner Bros. movie posters, DC Comics’ newest batch of variant covers continues next week! Green Lantern Corps #40, by Van Jensen, with art and cover by Bernard Chang and Tony Harris, provides the movie poster variant that pays homage to the sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet! Action Comics #40 is by Greg Pak, with art and cover by Aaron Kuder, with a movie poster variant that promises an “excellent adventure!” Look for more movie poster variants here!

Coming to the small screen soon:
Get up to speed with the delightful tale of a 20-something zombie girl detective, joined by her best friend Eleanor (who happens to be a swinging ’60s ghost), a posse of paintball-blasting vampires, a smitten were-dog and a hot but demented mummy. iZombie is from DC Vertigo, by Chris Roberson and Mike Allred, and it’s coming to CW TV March 17th! Check out the iZombie Special Edition for only $1.00!

Astro City Victory trade paperback:
When criminal charges are brought against Winged Victory, Kurt Busiek’s beloved characters face off against each other in Astro City Victory trade paperback! Alex Ross painted the cover, and Brent Eric Anderson provided the interior art, and the tales from Astro City #7-10 are collected here.

Ghostly intrigue, zombies, and the return of a legendary hero:
Inspired by classic mysteries and weird fiction, Southern Cross #1 is the launch of Becky Cloonan’s hotly anticipated new comic book series, with haunting art by Andy Belanger, cover by Becky! Al Simmons has been away for some time (and no one knows where), but he’s come back a changed man, as a bold new era begins in Spawn Resurrection #1 by Paul Jenkins, with art and cover by Jonboy, variant cover by Todd McFarlane himself! All this and Walking Dead #138 by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard! All three titles are from Image Comics!

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Limited edition Captain America life-size shields
Preorder now! Midtown Comics is importing a limited quantity of these life size Captain America shields, produced for the Asian market by King-Arts International. Add these deluxe shields to your Steve Rogers collection today!

Midtown Comics at London Super Comic Con:
Meet the guys and gals from Midtown Comics at the London Super Comic Convention! At the Midtown booth, look for cool Midtown exclusives including Spider-Gwen #2 by Mike Deodato, a FREE EXCLUSIVE Spider-Gwen sticker, and a Midtown/LSCC shared exclusive variant of Warren Ellis’ Black Cross #1 from DE. Special discounts and codewords for use online, and more! At the con, meet creators like Neal Adams, John Romita, Jr., Garth Ennis, Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons, Klaus Janson, Joyce Chin, many more, and cosplayers galore!

Believe it,
G-Man and Andrew!

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Stay mint,
Alex Rae!

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