Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive


Welcome back to a Wonderful week in comics!


Wonder Woman is the Queen of the box office for a second week in a row, but she may have finally met her match–in the Tasmanian Devil, as the Looney Tunes continue to invade the DCU!  There’s more Wonder Woman next week, and Batman continues his courtship of you-know-who! Look for more amazing comics next week, including Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1, new Star Wars, Secret Empire, and more Mary Jane variant covers!  Don’t miss the hot new title from Image Comics—Shirtless Bear Fighter #1, and meet the creators at Midtown Comics on June 22!

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Amazonian Feats:
The Justice League and the Watchtower have been infected. As their HQ hurls towards Earth, Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman are faced with the difficult decision of destroying the Watchtower and their teammates to save the Earth. Trinity #10 comes from writer/artist Francis Manapul. Meanwhile, Hessia and her valiant band of Amazon warriors fight for control of the Black Sword that could potentially bring about Ragnarok! Amazons and Valkyries battle side by side and to the death in this dramatic series conclusion! Odyssey of the Amazons #6 is written by Kevin Grevioux with art by Ryan Benjamin and Don Ho.

Maniacal Mayhem:
Not since the twelve labors of Hercules has a Greek warrior faced as great a danger and as destructive a peril as the Tasmanian Devil! Wonder Woman Tasmanian Devil Special #1 comes from writer Tony Bedard with art by Barry Kitson, and features a backup story by Bedard with art by Ben Caldwell. Elsewhere, Wile E. Coyote travels to the far reaches of space to hire Lobo to hunt down and kill his great nemesis, the Road Runner. With words by Bill Morrison and art by Kelley Jones, Lobo Road Runner Special #1 also features a bonus adventure written and drawn by Morrison.

Tales of the Caped Crusader:
“The War of Jokes and Riddles” starts here! In his own words, Bruce Wayne narrates a harrowing, never-before-told story of the Dark Knight’s greatest failure… and the horrors it unleashed! Prepare to see a side of Batman you’ve never seen before! Batman #25 comes from writer Tom King and artist Mikel Janin. Then, Batman races to track down his new nemesis before another murder rocks Miami. With old secrets revealing unsettling truths about his cloest ally, what dark accords will the Dark Knight make in order to stop evil? Writer Scott Snyder continues his epic adventure alongside artist Rafael Albuquerque in All-Star Batman #11.

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Out of Time:
When Adam Strange returns to Rann to find his newly adopted home planet razed to the ground, war with neighboring planet Thanagar seems inevitable. On the other side of the battle lines? Katar Hol, a.k.a. Hawkman! Can the two find out the real villain behind it all? Or will they destroy each other first? Death of Hawkman TP collects the entire six issue mini-series from writer Marc Andreyko, with art by Aaron Lopresti and more!

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Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover A Regular Adam Kubert Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover B Variant Sam Spratt Marvel Hip-Hop Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover C Variant John Tyler Christopher Action Figure Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover D Variant Blank Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover E Variant Mike Deodato Jr Party Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover F Variant Zhang Wang Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover G Incentive Movie Variant Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover H Incentive John Cassaday Variant Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover I Incentive Ross Andru Remastered Variant Cover

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Cover J Incentive Premium Variant Cover

Spectacular Return:
The webslinging, wallcrawling wonder returns to New York City! Peter is going back-to-basics for his big-time Big Apple heroics. Spinning out of the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man series, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 comes to you from writer Chip Zdarsky and artist Adam Kubert, with a slew of sensational covers from comics’ best!

Secret Empire Ensues:
The U.S. Avengers have been broken… but now it’s time to fight back! In exile, believed dead and surrounded by Hydra, Squirrel Girl and Enigma get a much needed assist from Guillotine and the Champions of Europe! U.S. Avengers #7 comes from writer Al Ewing with art from Paco Medina. Meanwhile, from a hidden base in the Rocky Mountains, a coalition of heroes have staged a resistance against Hydra and their former friend, Steve Rogers. Up until now, their successes have been few, but now they may have discovered a way to end the national nightmare… by braving the dangers of the Savage Land! Secret Empire Underground #1 comes from the team of Jeremy Whitley on words with Eric Koda on art.


Occupy Avengers Vol 1 Taking Back Justice TP

Guardians Of The Galaxy New Guard Vol 4 Grounded HC

Invincible Iron Man Ironheart Vol 1 Riri Williams HC

Spider-Gwen Vol 3 Long-Distance TP

Spider-Man Doctor Strange Way To Dusty Death TP


All-New Guardians Of Galaxy #4

Spider-Man 2099 #24

Man-Thing #5

Luke Cage #2

Silver Surfer #12

Ultimates 2 #8

Royals #4

X-Men Gold #6

America #4

Daredevil #22

Marvel Heroes Uncaged:
There’s a war brewing in New Orleans and Luke Cage is right in the middle of it! As he recovers from a brutal attack with the help of an unexpected ally, Luke will put body and soul on the line to learn the truth about Dr. Burstein. He might live to regret that, if he even lives! Luke Cage #2 comes from writer David Walker and artist Nelson Blake. Then, America has to face the facts: She messed up. Will her mistake cost her the people she loves? One thing’s for sure, she’s going to need help. Good thing she can call on her team, the Ultimates! Right? America #4 is by writer Gabby Rivera with art by Joe Quinones.


Secret Warriors #1 signed by Matt Rosenberg

Batman TMNT #1 Midtown Exclusive signed by Cliff Chaing

Kingpin #1-Matt Rosenberg

Civil War II Kingpin TP signed by Matthew Rosenberg

Monsters Unleashed #1 signed by Cullen Bunn

Strange Attractors #1 Signed By Charles Soule

Image Giant-Sized Artists Proof Edition Injection #1 Signed Bookplate Edition By Declan Shalvey

All signed comics



Kong Of Skull Island #1 by Ryan Sook

Monsters Unleashed #1 by Arthur Adams

Invincible Iron Man variants by J. Scott Campbell

Champions #1 by J. Scott Campbell

Skybourne #1 by Frank Cho

Alters #1 by Nick Bradshaw

DC Variants by Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson

Kiss #1 by Jim Balent

View all Midtown Exclusive DKIII Issues

View all Midtown Exclusive Civil War II Issues

All-Star Batman #1 by Tyler Kirkham

Black Panther #1 by Mark Brooks

Bold New Books:
A sick, ruthless Chicago hitman and a downtrodden Seattle housewife switch bodies, souls, and lives! New series Crosswind #1 is Freaky Friday meets Goodfellas, and it’s the stunning Image debut of writer Gail Simone and artist Cat Staggs! Then, the legendary Shirtless Bear-Fighter finds himself thrust into battle. When wild-eyed, super-strong bears attack the citizens of Major City, Shirtless much venture into the world to do what he does best… punch bears in the face! A heart-filled, hilarious tale for the ages, Shirtless Bear-Fighter #1 comes from writers Jody LeHeup and Sebastian Girner, with art by Nil Vendrell.


Black Hammer #10

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe #11

Headlopper #6

Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #16

Kong Of Skull Island #12

Archie #21

Horizon #12

Swordquest #1

Bubblegun #2

God Country #6


Witcher Vol 3 Curse Of Crows TP

Lost Planet HC

Rocketeer High-Flying Adventures HC

Transformers Optimus Prime Vol 1 TP

Space Riders Vol 1 HC

Black Hood Vol 1 Bullets Kiss TP

Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency Salmon Of Doubt Vol 1 TP

Wynonna Earp Vol 2 Legends TP

Descender Vol 4 Orbital Mechanics TP

Brik TP

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

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