Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to the biggest comic-con of them all!
New York Comic Con is here, and it’s a HUGE week for the world of comics! Along with the con comes a plethora of truly amazing creators, announcements, and fantastic comics! As always, we’re excited to be a part of NYCC and we invite you to stop by booth #2336 and meet the mighty men and women who make Midtown magnificent! Meanwhile back in the shop, look for new Dark Nights Metal issues, and brand new books showcasing all aspects of the DCU and more, with Gotham City Garage, Ragman, and Wildstorm Michael Cray! From the House of Ideas, Marvel Legacy unfolds with a bunch of brand new stories for Falcon, All-New Wolverine, and Amazing Spider-Man! And if that’s not enough, dig the charming How-To-Draw covers from Chip Zdarsky! So what are you waiting for? Dive in and enjoy all the glorious goodies galore!.

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NYCC is HERE!
Worried about navigating the big city con and staying organized? We’ve got you covered with our Comic-Con Survival Kit! Everything you need to help you get through the con with flying colors is available now, or at NYCC! Did we also mention exclusives, prizes, cosplay roundups, and more? It’s all at NYCC this week, and we’ll see you there at booth #2336 with exclusives, great books, discounts, activities, and the Mighty Midtown crew—in person!


Greg Capullo & Jonathan Glapion Foil-Stamped Cover

Variant Andy Kubert Cover

Variant Jim Lee Cover

Mayhem and Metallurgy:
The DC Universe has a dark secret. Lurking on the other side of the Multiverse is a Dark Multiverse, with monstrous distortions of the DC Universe just waiting to get out! Now, the power of Barbatos is unleashed! Superman is pulled into the dark mysteries while the Justice League follows the trail to a weapon that could fight off the fiends! But with Batman off the board and a wealth of evil counterparts left in his wake, will the heroes make it through the night? Scott Snyder writes and Greg Capullo draws the sensational Dark Nights Metal #3!

Gotham Reimagined:
After a failed mission to raid a tomb in the Israeli Desert, war veteran Rory Harper is plagued by the death of his partners. As Rory battles his guilt back in Gotham City, he discovers that what was in that tomb has followed him home, and it’s about to change his life! As Rory begins his journey, an evil invades Gotham City and forces Rory to becomes the bold hero Ragman! Ray Fawkes and Inaki Miranda reimagine the classic hero in Ragman #1! Then, the heroes of the DC Universe stand at the end of the world! It’s been decades since Governor Lex Luthor turned Gotham City into a modern utopia, but his city isn’t paradise for everyone. If the Lexes network misfires, the Bat and his minions are brutal in restoring the status quo! It’s up to a young Kara Gordon and her new gear-head friends to save the day! Gotham City Garage #1 is by Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, and Brian Ching.


Nick Bradshaw Lenticular Cover

Variant Nick Bradshaw Non-Lenticular Cover

Variant Neil Edwards & Jay Leisten Cover


DETECTIVE COMICS #966

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #15

SUICIDE SQUAD #27

SUPERGIRL #14

SUPERWOMAN #15

WONDER WOMAN #32

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #16

FLASH #32

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #30


BATMAN FLASH
THE BUTTON
DELUXE HC (REBIRTH)

DEATHSTROKE TP VOL 3 TWILIGHT (REBIRTH)

SUPER SONS TP VOL 1 WHEN I GROW UP (REBIRTH)

SUPERMAN & MISERABLE ROTTEN NO FUN REALLY BAD DAY HC

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS TP VOL 5 DEATH OF ILLUSION

JUSTICE LEAGUE AN ADULT COLORING BOOK TP


WILDSTORM MICHAEL CRAY #1

MISTER MIRACLE #3

SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #18

A Wild Spin-Off:
Warren Ellis’ critically acclaimed relaunch of The Wild Storm gets its first solo spinoff series! Michael Cray, professional assassin, has been betrayed by International Operations and has an alien life-form in his head that’s either killing him, transforming him, or both. The only thing that can bring sense to his life is for him to do what he does best: kill the wrong people for the right reasons. But Michael needs support and resources to hit back against I.O., and he gets them in exchange for working with Trelane, taking out her targets, his way. First up? A sociopathic Silicon Valley billionaire by the name of Oliver Queen! Wildstorm Michael Cray #1 is by Bryan Hill and N. Steven Harris.

Gone, Gone, the Form of Man:
A man! A beast! A demon foul! A classic hero known to growl! From Jack Kirby, this book may be the linchpin of his legacy! Jason Blood goes on adventures both big and small to find answers! What is this curse that he endures? Is there salvation or a cure? Klarion the Witch Boy tells lies while Morgaine le Fey rules the skies! Etrigan must go save mankind or watch his sanity unwind! There are so many mysteries! This volume has the whole series! For fans who find themselves worthy, order Demon by Jack Kirby!


Jesus Saiz Cover

Variant Elizabeth Torque Lenticular Homage Cover

Variant John Tyler Christopher Trading Card Cover

Freedom Soars:
Sam Wilson is a winged warrior, the premier avian Avenger, and a former sentinel of liberty. Now he strikes out on his own mission, recommitted as the fighter for freedom, the Falcon! Joined by his new sidekick the Patriot, Sam flies high to strike low on villainy wherever it rears its head! The first foe in his sights? The demonic Blackheart, son of the devil himself! It’s about to get scary. Join writer Rodney Barnes (Boondocks) and artist Joshua Cassara for a bold new direction for one of Marvel’s most popular heroes with Falcon #1!


Terry Dodson Cover

Variant Kris Anka Lenticular Homage Cover

Variant John Tyler Christopher Trading Card Cover

Orphans of X:
Daken, the enigmatic son of Logan, has been kidnapped and it’s up to the All-New Wolverine to find him. But when the trail leads Laura, a genetic clone of the original Wolverine, back to the facility where she was created and tortured, she will find new horrors waiting for her. Who are the Orphans of X and what do they have in store for the children of Logan? Tom Taylor continues the journey of the former X-23 in All-New Wolverine #25, with art by Juan Cabal.


Alex Ross Cover

Variant Alex Ross Lenticular Homage Cover

Variant Blank Cover

The Fall of Parker:
Peter Parker has never really had good luck. In fact, his infamous “Parker Luck” has plagued him since his earliest days as the webbed wonder, Spider-Man! But for a while there, it looked like Pete was king of the world. Not so much anymore! What happened to Parker Industries? Why is Peter taking his fight to the Daily Bugle? Who are all of these new foes emerging in Spidey’s life? Join writer Dan Slott and artist Stuart Immonen for a new era of the classic Amazing Spider-Man series as the title returns to its original Legacy numbering in Amazing Spider-Man #789!


X-MEN BLUE #13

DESPICABLE DEADPOOL #287

UNCANNY AVENGERS #28

DEFENDERS #6

GWENPOOL #21

DAREDEVIL #27

Legacies Unfold:
Deadpool’s going back to his vile beginnings as a mercenary and wanted killer. No more being a hero. And if he wants to break bad again, what’s more despicable than killing your best friend? The hunt for Cable begins! Gerry Duggan and Scott Koblish present a new era for the Merc with a Mouth in Despicable Deadpool #287! Then, it’s part Avengers and part X-Men! Two of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are back at it again, bringing fun back to the Marvel Universe! Beast and Wonder Man chart a new course for the Unity Squad in Uncanny Avengers #28 by Jim Zub with art by Sean Izaakse. And The Defenders are in a desperate struggle to keep New York City safe in the wake of the power vacuum caused by the Kingpin’s absence and the all-out street war that results! But what does Deadpool have in store for the team? Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez unleash chaos in Defenders #6!


ALL NEW WOLVERINE #25

DAREDEVIL #27

DEFENDERS #6


SECRET EMPIRE UNITED WE STAND TP SE

SECRET WARRIORS TP VOL 1 SECRET EMPIRE SE

AVENGERS BY BENDIS COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 2

AVENGERS STANDOFF TP

INCREDIBLE HULK BY AARON COMPLETE COLLECTION TP

THOR BY WALTER SIMONSON VOL 1 TP


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #12

DAREDEVIL #27

HULK #11

INHUMANS ONCE FUTURE KINGS #3

MS MARVEL #23

ROCKET #6

WEAPON X #9

RUNAWAYS #2

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #25


Rocket Girl #8 Signed by Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare

Robotech #1 Signed by Brian Wood

Jimmy’s Bastards #1 Signed by Garth Ennis and Russ Braun

Sacred Creatures #1 Signed by Klaus Janson and Pablo Raimondi

Secret Warriors #1 Signed by Matt Rosenberg

Batman TMNT #1 Midtown Exclusive Signed By Cliff Chiang


Dark Nights: Metal #1 By Simon Bisley

Robotech #1 By Andrew Leung

Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 By Art Adams

DC Variants By Terry Dodson And Rachel Dodson

DKIII

All-Star Batman #1 by Tyler Kirkham

An Atomic Adventure:
Behold, puny earth things! The complete adventure of Cyberzerker and his mighty Atomahawk is collected for the first time ever in this deluxe, oversized issue! Inspired by the chaos of classic Jack Kirby comics, Atomahawk is over the top, outlandish, and filled with epic adventure, as the heroes embark on a quest to free an imprisoned God and change the lives of the entire cosmos! Writer Donny Cates and artist Ian Bederman present the insanity of Atomahawk #0, collecting material originally printed in Heavy Metal Magazine.


Harrow County #26

Star Trek Boldly Go #12

Kingsman Red Diamond #2

Royal City #6

The Wicked + The Divine #32

Babyteeth #5


Hellboy in Hell Library Edition HC

Terminator The Original Comics Series Tempest & One Shot HC

Black Cloud Vol 1 No Exit TP

Walking Dead Book 14 HC

Catalyst Prime Noble Vol 1 God Shots TP

Charmed Vol 1 A Thousand Deaths TP

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

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