12 Apr, 2012
Welcome back to the clash of the titans: Avengers vs. the X-Men!
Peter Parker meets Miles Morales in Spider-Men!
The rumors are true! Peter Parker, of the Marvel Universe, will cross over into the Ultimate Universe and meet Miles Morales in the upcoming mini-series by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli! The NY Daily News broke the story today, and you can read all about it here. Pre-order the first two issues of Spider-Men and save 35%!
The Earth’s mightiest heroes vs. the Children of the Atom!
As the opening shot is fired, the Avengers storm the beach of Utopia, and the Phoenix draws ever nearer to earth! But which side will Wolverine fight on, and what choice will Hope make that will change the direction and scope of the conflict dramatically? Avengers vs. X-Men #2 is by Jason Aaron and John Romita Jr., with a cover by Jim Cheung, and a bunch of X-ceptional variants! In Avengers #25, it’s official; Captain America has declared war on the X-Men, by Brian Michael Bendis and Walter Simonson, with a fab cover by Daniel Acuna! Need to catch up? We still have Avengers vs. X-Men #1, and just a few copies of our exclusive Skottie Young cover, and MTV Geek got some great video, and wrote a great article!
More from Mighty Marvel
Holy Nautilus! How does Namor’s history intertwine with…Captain Nemo’s? This and other big questions will make waves in Defenders #5, by Matt Fraction and Mich Brietweiser, and check out the variant cover by Walt Simonson! Not to be missed: Invincible Iron Man #515 by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca, X-Men #27 by Victor Gischler and Jorge Molina, and Uncanny X-Force #24 by Rick Remender and Phil Noto.
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DC Comics-The New 52: Batman, Justice League, and more!
Green Arrow has never been a member of the League (at least in the New 52), and Aquaman is determined to keep it that way, in Justice League #8, by Geoff Johns, Carlos D’anda, and Gary Frank, with a spectacular cover by Jim Lee! Broken and beaten, Bruce Wayne returns to Wayne Manor in the prelude to “The Night of the Owls,” in Batman #8, by Scott Snyder and Greg Cappullo. On the non-New 52 front, don’t miss Fables #116, by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham, and Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Special #1 by Denise Mina, Leonardo Manco, and Andrea Mutti, with a beautiful cover by Lee Bermejo — and it’s FREE! There’s lots more from DC, all here!
New Teen Titans Omnibus Hardcover Vol 02:
The New Teen Titans battle threats large and small in this massive hardcover second volume, collecting New Teen Titans #21-40, Tales of the New Teen Titans #41-44, New Teen Titans Annual #1-2, Tales of the New Teen Titans Annual #3 and Batman and the Outsiders #5. Betrayal comes from one of their own when it’s revealed that their teammate Terra is secretly working for the Titans’ deadly enemy, Deathstroke the Terminator. By Marv Wolfman, George Perez, and more!
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?
1938, New York waterfront: The Shadow returns in a tale of blazing action and deadly intrigue as Dynamite Entertainment unleashes another classic pulp hero in The Shadow #1 by Garth Ennis, with art by Aaron Campbell and covers by Alex Ross, Jae Lee, and more! Celebrate the launch, and meet Garth Ennis at Midtown Comics on April 18th.
The pulp heroes of the ’30s and ’40s are back in a big way, thanks to DE, and USA Today has great coverage!
The Eisner Awards, and why I get to boast about ‘em:
Y’know how I’ve been raving about Mark Waid’s Daredevil run since issue #1, and iZombie? Guess what? DD has been nominated twice, and iZombie three times! I hate to say “I told ya so,” but I told ya so! All of the Eisner Award nominees have been announced, and can all be seen right here!- G-Man.
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C2E2: Friday, April 13-Sunday April 15
We wish we were with all of our friends in Chicago this weekend, to enjoy C2E2! Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo is a ReedPop event, the same folks who bring us NYCC, and it’s going to be HUGE.
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 Simpsons Playmates Toy Lot, consisting of two diorama set pieces and over 30 figures! Your favorite comic book store (besides Midtown, ‘natch), the bowling alley, and an original Bartman 1990 figure are included. 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 17th.)
25% off Marvel Back Issues H-N! Click here to activate this week’s codeword ICEMAN. 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!
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I have a novel idea: Pocket-size graphic novels! This week in our upload of over 5,000 back issues (yowzer!), we included some great pocket-size novels. These are mostly Marvel pocket-size graphic novels, and are really neat and rare; Especially the Marvel Novel Series. Not only do these books have great painted covers but they are written by greats such as Len Wein and others. Check these guys out before they’re gone!
This just in! Our Grand Central store got in a Spidey restock! An almost complete full run of Peter Parker Spectacular and Web of Spider-man!
We buy comics, graphic novels and collectibles! If you’ve got books you want to sell, e-mail me!
· April 19
Garth Ennis signing the Shadow #1
· April 27
Midtown Comics Book Club- Severed HC with writer Scott Tuft
· May 02
Robert Venditti signing X-O Manowar #1
· May 03
Paul Levitz signing World’s Finest #1
· May 05
Free Comic Book Day
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