Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to not at San Diego! 
Can’t make it to San Diego this year? Neither can we! Instead, please join us for our famous Not At Comic Con sale at Midtown Comics Downtown on Saturday, July 22, details below! There’s a marvelous slate of new comics next week, with new issues of Secret Empire, Edge of Venomverse, Black Panther, more X-Men Card Variant covers and the premier of a new GOTG series!  Look for a bountiful bunch of Batman books including All Star Batman, as well as new Wonder Woman and Justice League of America! Gail Simone’s crime fantasy series continues in Crosswind #2, and BKV delivers the next issue of Saga, both from Image Comics!

Spotlight on savings:
From Action Comics, Batman, the Flash, and Justice League, to Superman, Wonder Woman and more, take a whopping 25% off all DC graphic novels and hardcovers!  This sale includes time-tested titles like Watchmen, The Dark Knight Returns, and many more! Step up your status as a curator of cool comic memorabilia with the finest in museum-quality pop culture-related statues, mini-busts, and props, and save up to 40% off!

Save BIG in New York City this week:
If you can’t make it to San Diego this year, don’t fret, just join us for our famous Not At Comic Con sale at Midtown Comics Downtown this Saturday, July 22!  Enjoy savings of  30% off everything from 10AM to 12 noon, and then 20% off everything for the rest of the day, ‘til 9:00PM!  Also for our friends in NYC: Visit Midtown Comics Times Square in the heart of the Big Apple and save 40% off all back issues from July 20-25, in-store only (some exceptions may apply). 

Empire at War:
The X-Men face off against the return of Emma Frost! Just what does she have in store for the young heroes, and will Cyclops be able to escape her wrath? X-Men Blue #8 is by writer Cullen Bunn with art by Jorge Molina. Then, Captain Marvel makes her last stand against the Chitauri fleet! With Alpha Flight all but out of commission, will Carol and her team of heroes be able to fend off certain doom from destroying the Earth? Mighty Captain Marvel #7 is by Margaret Stohl and Michele Bandini.

Panther on the Prowl:
Club Fenris is the most exclusive nightspot in New York City and T’Challa needs to get in! Black Panther faces off with Piledriver and Thunderball of the Wrecking Crew, and the Wakandan gods aren’t there to help! With nobody looking over his shoulder, the mighty king is sure to get into some mighty trouble. Black Panther #16 is by writer Ta-Nehisi Coates with art by Brian Stelfreeze.

Uncanny Reads:
The Avengers Unity Squad faces off against the might of the Red Skull! For months, the Red Skull has been planting the seeds of his attack against the team, aiming to tear them apart at their very seams! Now, the Red Skull springs his trap and Avengers Mansion becomes a house of horrors! Uncanny Avengers Unity TP Vol 4  collects issues 18-23 of the series, by Gerry Duggan, Kevin Libranda, and more! Then, the X-Men face off against the Inhumans! Has Magneto finally gone too far in his quest to save Mutantkind from the horrors of the Terrigen cloud? Will the team survive their conflict with the Inhumans? Uncanny X-Men Superior TP Vol 4 IVX collects issues 16-19 of Uncanny X-Men, as well as Uncanny X-Men Annual #1, written by Cullen Bunn and Anthony Piper, with art by Edgar Salazar and more!

Spider-Gwen’s feud with Matt Muder-dock is coming to its natural end, but is that end Gwen’s death? Will she be able to overcome the Kingpin of Crime in their epic battle? Spider-Gwen #22 is by writer Jason Latour with art by Robbi Rodriguez. Then, Gwenpool is facing off against the Marvel Universe? What did she do this time? Gwenpool #18 is by writer Christopher Hastings with art by Gurihiru.

Bat-Tastic Adventures:
Azrael has been locked in conflict with the Order of St. Dumas, and now he has to save Batwing and Batwoman from the very society that created him! Plus, Batman and Zatanna team up to try to solve a magical mystery that has been building since the start of Rebirth! All that and more in Detective Comics #961 by writer James Tynion IV and artists Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez. Then, in the far flung future, Terry McGinnis faces off against the ghoulish goons of Ra’s Al Ghul! Can he overcome one of Batman’s deadliest enemies, one even Bruce Wayne could never truly defeat? The action unfolds in Batman Beyond #10 by Dan Jurgens and Bernard Chang.

Flash Facts:
The Flash has been at the center of the DC Universe ever since the beginning of the DC Rebirth, and now his amazing stories are being collected in absolutely astonishing editions! First, the Flash races off against Godspeed! When a speed force storm throws Central City into chaos, Godspeed strikes to take on the Scarlet Speedster! Plus, meet the new Kid Flash! It’s all here in Flash Rebirth HC Vol 1 by Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, and more, collecting issues 1-12 and the Flash: Rebirth Special! Then, the Flash faces off against the reemerging Rogues! Captain Cold brings the crew together for one last heist, but the Flash stands in their way! Can the Fastest Man Alive outrun certain doom? Flash  TP Vol 3 Rogues Reloaded collects issues 14-20 of the series by Willamson, Giandomenico, and more!

Young Justice:
Jaime takes back the reins of the Blue Beetle mantle! With Ted backing him up, the young Blue Beetle has to clean up his home town, find places for his friends and family to live, and face the latest super villain menace to cross his path. Get ready for Ghostfire! Blue Beetle #11 is by writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis with art by Scott Kolins. Then, “Blood of the Manta” continues! Black Manta is hunting down his son, but the new Aqualad wants nothing to do with his dastardly dad! Teen Titans #10 is by writer Ben Percy with art by Khoi Pham.

The Last Boy on Earth Fights for His Life:
After the explosive ending of the last issue, Kamandi finds himself in the land of the Polar Parasites and the malevolent Snow Wizards that control them! Alongside his new allies, Kamandi must fight to survive the harsh winter winds! Will Kamanda find himself turned into a living popsicle, or will he find the strength to escape and track down his missing parents? The frost bites back in Kamandi Challenge #7 by Marguerite Bennett with art by Dan Jurgens and Klaus Janson.

Magical Mayhem:
Epic fantasy adventure unfolds in the latest issue of Saga! Hazel and her family venture into the Badlands, but their newest companion is left alone to hold down the fort! With danger lurking on the horizon, will they be able to survive their quest? Saga #45 comes from writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples!

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

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