Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive


Welcome back to a GIANT week in comics!
The Joker! Catwoman! The Riddler! Penguin! Mr. Bloom!?! Scott Snyder tells the origin tale of the mysterious new villain Mr. Bloom in Batman #44! Also, DC’s Green Lantern variant theme continues, Marvel unveils an all new Star Wars title, and fans of GIANT MONSTERS can celebrate the unleashing of a particular new title!

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Save BIG on Labor Day:
Monday, September 7th, we invite you to join us for our annual Labor Day Sale, and save 20% off everything, all day long, in-store only! Save big on comics, graphic novels, statues, action figures, t-shirts, caps, and EVERYTHING ELSE! There’s no time to lose! This great sale is this Monday, Labor Day, in-store only! Excludes pre-orders and gift cards; cannot be combined with any other offer.


DC Green Lantern 75th Anniversary variant covers:
Learn the origin of new villain Mr. Bloom as Batman #44 barrels in next week! Scott Snyder did the writing, Jock did the illustration and cover, and the Green Lantern variant cover is by Tony S. Daniel! The epic "Truth" arc reaches its finale as Superman discovers the true fate of Batman and makes a fateful decision in Batman Superman #24 by Greg Pak, with art and cover by Ardian Syaf, Green Lantern variant by Dave Bullock! Look for more GL covers than you can light a lantern with!

Green Lantern New Gods Godhead hardcover:
In these stories from Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead #1, GL #35-37, GL CORPS #35-37, GL New Guardians #35-37, Red Lanterns #35-37, Sinestro #6-8 and GL Annual #3, Highfather learns that ring-wielders stole secrets of cosmic importance from beyond the Source Wall! Now, Highfather must breach the wall—but first, he needs his own set of rings! Green Lantern New Gods Godhead HC is by Robert Venditti, with art by Ethan Van, cover by Lee Weeks!

Marvel continues to reach for the stars!
For the first time in the new Star Wars canon, journey into the time after the end of Return of the Jedi! Writer Greg Rucka and artist Marco Checchetto take us past the destruction of the second Death Star into the chaos of a Shattered Empire in Journey to Star Wars the Force Awakens Shattered Empire #1! The cover art is by Phil Noto, with variants by Checchetto and more!

Civil War rages on:
Tony Stark comes face-to-face with his true enemy, while General Rogers commences a massive military effort to end the Civil War once and for all, in Civil War #4, by Charles Soule, with art and cover by Leinil Francis Yu! Don’t miss Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #5, by Dan Slott, with art and cover by Adam Kubert!

New Midtown Marvel exclusive t-shirts:
Ripped from the pages of one of the hottest Marvel comics of the year, featuring art from our Midtown exclusive cover, comes the Spider-Gwen J. Scott Campbell Midtown exclusive T-Shirt! One of the hottest comic and movie villains of the year is featured on our Avengers Ultron Midtown exclusive T-shirt! Both shirts will be available on September 30th, pre-order now!


Sci-fi and horrors abound:
With all the idealism of the original Star Trek and the grit and immediacy of Gravity, the story of humanity’s first thrilling and terrifying adventures to the stars takes off in Faster Than Light #1! This new series is from Image Comics, by Brian Haberlin, with art and cover by Geirrod Vandyke! In case you haven’t tried it yet, one of the best ongoing horror series is sitting right under your nose! Look for Harrow County #5 next week, from Dark Horse, by Cullen Bunn, with art and cover by Tyler Cook and all issues here!

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eBay:
This week’s featured eBay item is a Limited Edition Bowen Designs Classic Iceman Statue. Here’s your chance to add this rare statue to your collection! Check out the rest of our auctions on our eBay page.

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