Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to perhaps the BIGGEST WEEK EVER!
Make way for a multitude of magnificent comics! It’s a big week including Marvel Legacy #1 (with an exclusive Midtown cover), two new Generations issues, Batman the Murder Machine #1 (Metal), a battalion of Bat books, and Batman Day, all barreling your way!  If that doesn’t quicken your pulse, how ‘bout more Venomized covers, and a startling revelation for Superman as “The Oz Effect” continues?! There’s all that, plus new issues of Saga, Redneck, and the Rat Queens Orc Dave special! So stop dawdling and read on, friends, read on!

Spotlight on savings:
Catch up on some great comics and save BIG! From Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers, and Batman, through Hellboy, Saga, Superman, X-Men, Wonder Woman, Zatanna, and more, take a whopping 30% off select current comics and back issues! Aficionados of artfully articulated action figures are advised to act now and take up to 40% off all action figures!

These sales are online only, and some exceptions may apply.

Save BIG in NYC:
Bandai collectors, get ready to plan a trip to Midtown Comics in NYC! From September 21-26, we’re having a bountiful and breathtaking Bandai sale, and you can save 20% off Bandai Hobby, S.H. Figuarts, Tamashi Nations, Robot Spirits, and more.  Save big on the characters you love, including Dragonball Z, Gundam, Sailor Moon, Saint Seiya, and more! This sale is in-store only, not online, and some exceptions may apply.  

The Dark Knight Rises:
Saturday, September 23 is Batman Day, which means special FREE comics in commemoration, and fab new paper masks, and a whopping 20% OFF everything in store, all day long!  Celebrating 25 years of clowning, Harley Quinn joins Batman Day with a special FREE book of her own!  Dress up and join us and our special Bat-Family cosplayers at 1:00 PM at Midtown Downtown (64 Fulton Street) for freebies, photo ops, and fun!  The sale and freebies are at all locations. 

Batman Day 2017 Special Edition #1

Harley Quinn Batman Day 2017

DC Super Hero Girls Batman Day 2017 Special Edition #1

Batman Day 17 Paper Masks

Heavy Metal:
With realms dominated by twisted visions of Firefly, Poison Ivy, Two-Face, Scarecrow, and Bane stretched out as far as the eye can see, the chances of saving Gotham City from the incursion of the Dark Multiverse is next to impossible. This sounds perfect for the Suicide Squad. Suicide Squad #26 sees Harley Quinn lead the team into pure mayhem, from the team of Rob Williams and Stjepan Sejic. And for more Metal, check out what happens when the dastardly demons go unchecked. Batman the Murder Machine #1 is by writer Frank Tieri with art by Ricardo Federici.

Regular Cover

Lenticular Cover

Mikel Janin Variant Cover

Oz Revealed:
With the mysterious Mr. Oz revealed, Superman’s life is sent into a tailspin! What does this mean for the Man of Steel and how can he recover from this startling revelation? With the world tearing itself apart at its very seams, Superman will have to gather himself together quickly though if he hopes to survive the coming days! Dan Jurgens continues his Superman epic with the second part of the highly-anticipated Oz Effect storyline, unfolding in Action Comics #988 with art by Ryan Sook and a special lenticular cover.

Detective Comics #965

Nightwing The New Order #2

Batgirl #15

Batman Beyond #12

Wonder Woman #31

Justice League Of America #15

Flash #31

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #29

Bombshells United #2

Elseworlds Adventures:
DC Comics has a long, storied history that dates back over 75 years. Sometimes things need a new direction. Take for instance, the dire world that Dick Grayson finds himself in! The boy wonder has grown up and become the top cop in the world, outlawing superpowers and maintaining a sense of unparalleled order. That all comes down on his head in the exciting Nightwing The New Order #2, by Kyle Higgins and Trevor McCarthy. Elsewhere, the Bombshells are off on a brand new journey! Wonder Woman has made some powerful friends in the new Wonder Girls, but with the help of Dawnstar, can these ladies find the spy lurking in their midst? The DC Comics Bombshells universe grows with Bombshells United #2 by writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Marguerite Sauvage.

Superman Rebirth Deluxe Collection HC Book 1

Batman 66 Meets Steed and Mrs Peel TP

Batman 66 Meets Wonder Woman 77 HC

Flash the Silver Age TP Vol 2

DC Super Hero Girls TP Vol 4 Past Times At Super Hero High

Injustice Ground Zero HC Vol 2

Superman has been many things over the years. He’s been the savior of the world, the Man of Tomorrow, and of course, the Man of Steel. But now, he’s the Man of the House! Clark Kent and Lois Lane live a loving life in rural America, raising their young son Jon to be the new Superboy! When evil strikes, Superman leaps into action but his biggest hurdle may be guiding his son along the way! With the return of classic villains and classic companions, Superman Rebirth HC Collection Book 1 brings Superman back to the forefront of the DC publishing line in a big way! Collecting the first 13 issues of the hit series along with the Superman: Rebirth special, this series truly shows why Superman is the hero that all heroes aspire to be.



Then, Now, Forever:
From the beginning, there were Marvels. People who banded together to stand up for their loved ones, their morals, and their planet. Now, the greatest secrets of the Marvel Universe are revealed! Legends are forged, quests begin, and empires fall! Featuring the return of sensational heroes with a firm eye on the future! The Marvel Universe will never be the same as the greatest heroes time has ever known stand on the edge of a bold new tomorrow! Writer Jason Aaron and artist Esad Ribic present the over-sized Marvel Legacy #1!

Generations Gone By:
It’s been a rough few months for Sam Wilson, and his relationship with Steve Rogers is more strained than ever before. Now, he’s been flung through time and finds himself fighting alongside Captain America and Bucky in the height of WWII! Can this trio of patriotic heroes survive the onslaught of their foes and save the world? Writer Nick Spencer and artist Paul Renaud present Generations Captain Americas #1! Meanwhile, Peter Parker has just about the worst luck in history. A sick aunt, bullies, and a doppelganger imposter?! Just what has happened to his life to make everything spin so wildly out of control? And how does the presence of Miles Morales fit into this weird world order? Writer Brian Michael Bendis tells this trippy tale of two Spider-Men with artist Ramon Perez for Generations Morales & Parker Spider-Man #1!

Venomverse #4

Mighty Thor #23

Black Panther #18

Cable #5

Spider-Gwen #24

Thanos #11

Wolverine Old Man Logan TP Vol 5 Past Lives

Spider-Man 2099 TP Vol 7 Back To The Future Shock

Spider-man Deadpool TP Vol 3 Itsy Bitsy

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl TP 6 Who Run The World

Deadpool Classic TP Vol 19 Make War Not Love

Thor Epic Collection TP Wrath of Odin

Old is New:
A failure from the past haunts Logan and to correct his mistakes he’ll need some magical assistance! But when he faces opposition, the man who was once Wolverine will turn to an unlikely ally to aid him on his journey. Wolverine Old Man Logan TP Vol 5 Past Lives concludes Jeff Lemire’s epic run on Wolverine, with art by Filipe Andrade and Eric Nguyen, and collects issues 19-24 of the hit series. Elsewhere, Deadpool is off to war! In these adventures collecting Deadpool the Bi-Annual, Deadpool’s Art of War, Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars, and Mrs. Deadpool and the Howling Commandos. In these tales the Merc with a Mouth takes on Battleword, Sgt Fury, the original Secret Wars, and even the great Sun Tzu’s Art of War! No stone is left unturned in Deadpool Classic TP Vol 19 Make War Not Love by Duane Swierczynsky, Scott Koblish, and more!

Ben Rielly Scarlet Spider #8

Deadpool Kills Marvel Universe Again #5

Infamous Iron Man #12

Might Captain Marvel #9

Punisher #16

Guardians Of The Galaxy Telltale Series

X-Men Blue #12

I Am Groot #5

Nick Fury #6

Cosmic Conquests:
Between battling a horde of Chitauri, keep Alpha Flight afloat, and fighting off the monsters inside her, Carol Danvers has been stretched a little thin. Though she desperately needs to unwind, there’s no time for fun in the sun when the fate of Earth is left to Carol and her cadets! Mighty Captain Marvel #9 is by writer Margaret Stohl and artist Michele Bandini. Elsewhere, the craziest crew in the Marvel Universe is going undercover! If the Guardians have any hope of surviving they’re going to have to be very careful as they infiltrate Thanos’ home planet. Of course, nobody said they knew how. Guardians of the Galaxy Telltale Series #3 comes from writer Fred Van Lente with art by Salva Espin!

Amazing Spider-Man #25 Signed by Dan Slott

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


Marvel Variants by J Scott Campbell

King of Queens:
Long before Palisade and the Four Daves, Orc Dave enjoyed a secluded life with his father in the mystical Green Wilds. There are vile, evil monsters that stalk their land, but something worse has just arrived: the Rat Queens. Dave and the Rat Queens clash and their worlds will never be the same again! Jump in on this one-shot to check out why the world has been raving about Rat Queens! Rat Queens Special Orc Dave #1 is by writer Kurtis J. Wiebe and artists Max Dunbar and Tamra Bonvillain, presenting the story of the once and future Dave!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Season 11 #11

Zodiac Starforce Cries of the Fire Prince #2

Revolutionaries #8

Saga #47

Spawn #278

Catalyst Prime Incidentals #2

Aliens Defiance Vol 2 TP

Colder Omnibus TP

Dark North HC

Animal Noir TP

Sex Criminals Vol 4 Fourgy TP

Walking Dead Vol 28 A Certain Doom TP

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

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