Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive


Introducing The National MS Society:
2.5 million people worldwide are afflicted with MS, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the Central Nervous System. The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis.

How you can help Midtown Comics help:
Our Blowout sale this week is in honor of everyone who is affected by MS, and a portion of the proceeds of this great sale will be donated to the National MS Society, in conjunction with the Bike MS: New York City 2017 event, to take place on October 22. As a Midtown Comics newsletter subscriber, the National MS Society is offering a 10% discount on current registration for Bike MS 2017, with promo code MC2017!

This sale is valid online only, and some exceptions may apply, including gift cards, supplies, pre-orders, and new releases. Cannot be combined with each other or any other offers.

MS and the Mighty Midtown family:
Midtown Comics Web Coordinator Michael Staub tells an inspirational story about how MS has affected him and his family, and we’re grateful to him for sharing it with us.

Spotlight on savings for a great cause:
Go all out for a great cause and spend big, and save BIG this week! Take up to 75% off everything, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National MS Society! This includes comics , back issues, select back issues, graphic novels, books, manga, statues, action figures, collectibles, apparel and MORE. This sale is online only, and some exceptions may apply.

Metal Mayhem:
This week, the dynamic duo reunites; of course we’re talking about Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo! Picking up where their acclaimed Batman run left off, the Dark Knight has made a startling discovery that will shape the entire DC Universe! The first event of the Rebirth era starts this week with Dark Nights Metal! Over at Marvel, Miles Morales and Peter Parker team up to solve a mystery directly tied in to Miles’ otherworldly past in Spider-Men II! Plus, it’s the end of an era in Captain America! So read on, dear readers, read on!

Webbed Warriors:
Way back in the original Spider-Men, Peter Parker discovered a terrifying secret regarding Miles Morales. Now, the secret is out and the other Miles Morales has emerged in the lives of the two Spider-Men! But before they can deal with him, they have to deal with the task at hand, Taskmaster! Can these two web-heads spin a web big enough to contain one of the deadliest men alive? Spider-Men II #2 reunites writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Sara Pachelli in the sequel to the original smash hit.

On the Razor’s Edge:
The Death of Wolverine shook the Marvel Universe to its core. Without Logan, all hope seemed loss in the lives of those he held dear. Luckily X-23 has stepped up as the All-New Wolverine, honoring the legacy of the great hero! Now, Laura and Logan meet for the first time since she took on the mantle of Wolverine. Will they team up or is Logan out to reclaim his legacy? Generations Wolverine & All-New Wolverine #1 is by writer Tom Taylor with art by Ramon Rosanas.

Enter the Astral Plane:
Last issue, a new team of X-Men were brought together through crisis, working to save the day from major mental mayhem! But now, the source of this powerful psychic energy has been found and it means the return of the Shadow King! There’s only one way to stop this fiend from using his power to destroy the Earth, and that means that the X-Men have to enter the astral plane! But the Shadow King has a secret weapon that will astonish the team. Astonishing X-Men #2 features writer Charles Soule, with art by Mike Deodato!

Galactic Guardians:
The greatest heroes in all of space stand divided! Lando Calrissian takes a cruise to Coruscant to swindle some credits. Too bad it’s never that easy! Then, Han and Chewie go back to smuggling for the Hutts? Something is definitely not adding up here! Star Wars #34 is by writer Jason Aaron with art by Salvador Larroca. Elsewhere, Poe Dameron and Snap Wexley are tracking down a traitor to the rebellion! There’s a price to pay for selling out to the First Order! Star Wars Poe Dameron #18 is by Charles Soule and Angel Unzueta.

Heavy Metal:
The build has been palpable. Dark Days revealed the presence of a mysterious new matter that brought together the likes of Batman, Green Lantern, Hawkman, and the Joker. Now, the Dark Multiverse stands revealed and it’s up Batman and the Justice League to save the day! But in order to do so, they will have to push themselves more than they ever have before. They will have to prove their mettle. Dark Nights Metal #1 reunites the Batman creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo.

Fear Itself:
What scares Superman? The thought alone is terrifying, as the Man of Steel regularly saves the planet from certain doom. But somewhere out in space, there is something that haunts him to his very soul. The Green Lantern Corps and Sinestro Corps guest star! Superman #29 is by Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason with art by Doug Mahnke. Then, Robin and Superboy face the planet of the capes! Monster maker Kraklow puts Superboy to the test in this team up with the Teen Titans. Super Sons #7 is by Peter Tomasi with art by Jorge Jimenez.

Quisque Pellentesque:
“The War of Jokes and Riddles” continues! Batman has done his best to keep the peace, but neither the Joker or the Riddler are backing down! If Batman wants the violence to end, he may have to chose the lesser of two evils. Either way, he loses. Batman #29 is by writer Tom King with art by Mikel Janin. Then, it’s a brand new story arc in Trinity! “Dark Destiny” starts here! Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman must turn to the aid of Deadman, Zatanna, and John Constantine for help against Ra’s Al Ghul! Trinity #12 welcomes aboard writer Rob Williams, with art by Clay Mann.

Sandy Days:
The Sandman is back! Sandman, Brute, and Glob battle an onslaught of dreams so powerful that they are invading the minds of other people! Can this team of misfits turn back the sands of time and save the day? Plus, Jed Walker returns to his childhood home and finds himself haunted by his dreams of the past! Jack Kirby’s mind and imagination live on in celebration of his 100th birthday! Sandman Special #1 is by writer Dan Jurgens with art by Jon Bogdanove, with a back-up from Steve Orlando and Rick Leonardi.

Prodigal Genius:
Seventeen year old Destiny Ajaye took on the LAPD in her South Central Siege and paid for it with her freedom. Now, Destiny is sequestered in the Madrasa Institute, a government school for prodigies. Will she use her gifts to wage war at the military’s behest or is she already planning another revolution? Genius: Cartel #1 is the sequel to the hit Genius series, winner of Top Cow’s Pilot Season, and brings back writers Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman, with artist Rosi Kampe.

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

eBay:
This week’s featured eBay item is a 2009 Bowen Designs Marvel Mini-Bust Cloak and Dagger Mint Condition. Here’s your chance to add this rare item to your collection! Also, remember to follow us on eBay to find even more rare comics, collectibles, and super hero savings! Check out the rest of our auctions today!


 


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