Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to another colossal week in comics!

With the Marvel Universe under siege from within, who’re you gonna call?  Fury, Nick Fury, that’s who, as he gets his own comic mag next week! There’s a lot more action and excitement set to drop next week, including Secret Empire #0, the start of DC’s big Button crossover between Batman and The Flash, more ResurrXion, All Star Batman #9, Wonder Woman Earth One, and a new Guardians of the Galaxy premiere issue! If that’s not enough excitement for ya, check out I Hate Fairyland #12! Plus, feast your eyes on two terrific new Midtown EXCLUSIVE covers!

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Secret Empire starts here:
Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, has turned his back on the Super Hero community. Now, the Avengers, the Champions, the Defenders, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men and more will be tested. How will they Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted among them? Secret Empire #0 is by writer Nick Spencer and artists Daniel Acuna and Rod Reis, with a cover by Mark Brooks!

Monster mayhem:
A team of monstrous and monstrously massive do-gooders team-up with a vampire hunter to protects the planet from ruin and disaster. However, can they be accepted by the rest of the Marvel Universe or will they be deemed dangerous? Monsters Unleashed #1 is by writer Cullen Bunn and artist David Baldeon, with a cover by Arthur Adams!

Fury, Nick Fury:

When S.H.I.E.L.D. needs a lone agent to infiltrate, capture and remain anonymous, there’s no one better than Nick Fury.  An all-new era for the superspy begins here, as Fury is sent on a top-secret mission to the French Riviera! Nick Fury #1 is by writer James Robinson, with art and a cover by Aco!

The rebellion continues:
It’s Terex’s army versus Black Squadron – and Black Squadron is outnumbered! Plus, Poe is stranded with only a battle-reluctant commando droid between him and his enemies. Star Wars Poe Dameron #13 is by writer Charles Soule and artist Phil Noto, with a cover by Noto, too!

Merc with a Mouth vs the Man on a Mission:
Deadpool and the Punisher are among the deadliest on the planet. When they find themselves in disagreement over the criminal known as The Bank, they’re in for one of the most brutal fights of their lives! Can Frank kill Wade over and over without ever dying once himself? Or will Wade bug him until he welcomes death? Deadpool vs Punisher #1 is by writer Fred Van Lente and artist Pere Perez, with a cover by Declan Shalvey!

The Batman & The Flash crossover begins here:
The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party—and it’s not who anyone suspects! Batman #21 is by writer Tom King and artist Jason Fabok, with a lenticular cover by Fabok!

A bright and bold crossover:
The blockbuster event of 2017 continues here as the fight for the future of the Green Lantern Corps erupts! Can Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise stop Sinestro from conquering the planet Oa for himself? Or is it too late to stop the green light of Hal Jordan’s ring from fading forever? Star Trek Green Lantern #5 is by writer Mike Johnson and artist Angel Hernandez, with a cover by Hernandez as well!

The Trinity and the Emerald Archer:
In this essential chapter of the "Superman Reborn Aftermath" epic, Kal-El reveals to Batman and Wonder Woman what had happened to him and how they all may be in danger! Trinity #8 is by writer Cullen Bunn and artists Emanuela Lupacchino and Ray McCarthy, with a cover by Clay Mann! They killed Oliver Queen. They made an outlaw of Green Arrow. Now the Ninth Circle will gather its forces. The biggest Green Arrow story ever begins here! Green Arrow #21 is by writer Ben Percy and artist Juan Ferreyra, with a cover by Ferreyra!

A new take on Wonder Woman’s origin:
Diana yearns to break free from her mother and the utopian society on Paradise Island to learn about the forbidden outside world. Her dreams may come true when Air Force pilot Steve Trevor crashes on their shores, and she must defy the laws of the Amazons to return him to Man’s World. Wonder Woman Earth One Vol 1 TP is by writer Grant Morrison and artist Yanick Paquette, with a cover also by Paquette!

Incredible issues from Image Comics:
Gert’s tired of being a complete jerk and decides to be a helpful member of the Fairyland society, starting off with rescuing a kidnapped baby and returning it to its loving family. I Hate Fairyland #12 is by writer and artist Skottie Young! The march to the end continues! Thragg and his forces continue to conquer world after world as they rebuild the Viltrum Empire. Mark and his allies launch an assault in hopes of bringing a swift end to this conflict. Invincible #135 is by writer Robert Kirkman, with artwork and a cover by Ryan Ottley!

A New Kind of Comic Con is Coming to NYC:
Midtown Comics is proud to present the Five Points Festival, a designer toy and comic art convention debuting May 20-21 in Lower Manhattan! A showcase of artists, designers, publishers, and toy brands, Five Points is a place for comic fans, collectors, and anyone interested in independent art! Guests include Bryan Lee O’Malley, Greg Capullo, Sean Gordon Murphy, Simone Legno, and Ron English! Tickets are available online, and soon available in-store at all Midtown Comics locations.

Believe it,
G-Man and Gregg!

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Black Panther Vol 4

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