05 Apr, 2012
Welcome back to an avenging week of comic savings!
Save BIG online AND in-store this week!
ONLINE: You don’t have to be a detective to seek out big savings on comics! Get it? Detective Comics? Okay, bad pun, but great savings with 25% off DC back issues A-G, with the super secret codeword below! Also, revel in your love for articulated, poseable, plastic figures, and save up to 40% off all action figures, online only!
IN-STORE: Easter sale at all Midtown Comics stores in NYC! Save 20% on everything on Easter Sunday, April 8th, all stores open from 12noon to 7:00PM. At Times Square only, April 5th through the 11th, save a whopping 40% off ALL back issues! Quick, load up before Alex gets mad!
Avengers vs. X-Men-mania rages on!
We’ve got plenty of copies of Avengers vs. X-Men #1 and AVX #0 left, and we had a great signing event this past Tuesday (sorry but we don’t have any signed copies left) and 200 fans showed up and rocked the house, some in costume! See video of this mega-event from our friends at Metal Machine! We’re running low on our Skottie Young cover to AVX #1, but we still have some!
More from Mighty Marvel
Check out Secret Service #1 by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Avenging Spider-Man #6 by Zeb Wells and Marco Checchetto, and Fantastic Four #605 by Jonathan Hickman and Ron Garney. We’d like to point out a beautiful book that’s a perfect jump-on point to introduce new readers to the Man Without Fear, Daredevil Season One: premium hardcover, by Antony Johnston and Wellinton Alves. Bonus: also features DAREDEVIL #1 by Mark Waid, Paulo Rivera and Marcos Martin!
DC Comics: it’s a big, bold, bountiful week of Bat books and a mini bat bust!
The “Born to Kill” saga concludes in Batman and Robin #8 by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason, as our heroes find themselves beaten and battered, and the fate of NoBody is revealed! Batman Arkham Unhinged #1 springs out of the hit video game Batman Arkham City and explores the world behind the game, by Derek Fridolfs and Mike S. Miller, with a cover by Dave Wilkins. Batman Incorporated Vol 1 deluxe hardcover covers the first eight issues (and Leviathan Strikes #1) of the epic story by Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette, with covers by J. H. Williams. Check out the three great New 52 bat books below, and we also recommend Shade #7 by James Robinson, Javier Pulido, with an amazing cover by Tony Harris.
Batman bust from DC Direct:
As you read Scott Snyder’s current Batman comics, you may want to have this beautiful Batman bust peering down at you from your mantle to ward off any mischievous owls! Shrouded in a swirl of cape and bats, this cold-cast porcelain bust is designed by Gary Frank, sculpted by Jean St. Jean, and measures approximately 5.75″ high x 5″ wide x 5″ deep and would be an elegant addition to any museum, or your home.
The return of the Bionic Woman!
Jaime Summers is back! Acclaimed writer Paul Tobin brings you a tale of baguettes, bullets, and bionic badass in the Bionic Woman #1, with art by Leno Carvalho and Paul Renaud from Dynamite Entertainment.
Captain Action is back…as Spider-Man and Captain America!
Available April 11th: The ultimate action figure of the 1960s returns with the Captain Action Deluxe Action Figure! This 11.5″ – tall figure is a detailed and updated version of the classic character, and guess what? He can accessorize with two official Marvel Comics deluxe costume sets –Spider-Man and Captain America! Each costume comes with accurate accessories, plus bonus pieces to create an exclusive Hawkeye costume!
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Thor and Gerry G., aka G-Man
Midtown Comics is a top-rated seller on eBay, so you can rest assured that you are, as always, buying from the best!
This week’s featured Ebay item is a Doktor Sleepless plasma globe bust! What’s better than a Doktor Sleepless bust of your very own? That’s easy… a Doktor Sleepless bust that has its very own plasma globe! This is a must-have item for all the mad scientists out there! We also have lots of great vintage magazines, action figures, statues, and more at huge discounts, all available from our eBay page!
THIS WEEK’S SALES! (Ends Apr 3rd.)
25% off DC Back Issues A-G! Click here to activate this week’s codeword BATCAVE. 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:
After resting up from a great Mike Carbonaro Comic Book Market Place Con, I feel rejuvenated. It’s always fun to see people enthusiastic about comics, and meeting Stan Lee was amazing as well. After returning to our warehouse we unpacked all of our blank covers, and we’re going to make them available to you! The card stock covers were made so you can draw your own cover or get an artist to sketch on it! Plus it’s also a comic! Whoa! Check out all of our weekly back issues on our Just added page.
This just in! All of our locations got in a huge collection of Simpsons toys from Palisades. Series 1-10 plus play sets! Check em out, y’all!
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· April 19
Garth Ennis signing the Shadow #1
· April 27
Midtown Comics Book Club- Severed HC with writer Scott Tuft
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 NOW 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!
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