In honor of our brand new exclusive “I’m a Midtown Zombie” T-Shirt designed by Chris Bolson, we’re giving away 20 shirts to some lucky NYCC 2014 Attendees! To win a shirt, you must take place in our Midtown Comics “Zombie Crawl” on Saturday, October 11th at New York Comic Con booth #2036! Sound like a fun time? Learn how to enter below!

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  • We will take down the full names, email addresses, and T-Shirt sizes of the first 20 people to stop by Midtown Comics Times Square and show us proof of their Saturday NYCC Tickets (photo, actual ticket, etc.). You can enter anytime between 09/22-10/08, but remember, the earlier you arrive the better your chances of getting a spot at the 2014 Midtown Zombie Crawl!
  • The first 20 to enter will then be emailed additional details, including where and when to meet for the Midtown Zombie Crawl at NYCC 2014. You will most likely meet at our Midtown Comics booth #2036 at 12PM on Saturday, 10/11!
  • Those who are chosen will be asked to wear their new “I’m a Midtown Zombie” T-Shirts as well as  zombie makeup (we’ll provide if needed) for the crawl.
  • All 20 of us will then walk/crawl through the con in our T-Shirts and zombie makeup. We will likely be filmed by Midtown Comics and pose for photo opps as well.
  • The best looking/acting zombies in the crawl will be awarded additional prizes!
  • After the crawl, both the shirt and the memories are yours to keep!!
  • Good luck, fellow Midtown Zombies!!
  • Last but not least! If you don’t make it on our list of 20, fear not! You can still participate in the crawl by purchasing our zombie shirt at the con!

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Midtown Comics is giving you one LAST CHANCE to win a pair of 4-Day Passes to New York Comic Con 2014! NYCC 2014 takes place October 9th-12th at the Javits Center in Manhattan. This contest will last from 09/22/14 – 10/06/14. Please do not enter the contest if you won’t be able to attend the convention this year. You can only enter the contest once, but can build up more entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, Following us on Pinterest, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. You can also now gain more entries by referring your friends or signing up for our newsletter as well! Read on for more details below:

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  1. In order to enter the contest, you must Like our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You must also be following us on Twitter.
  3. To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can tweet, “I entered to win a pair of 4-Day @NY_Comic_Con 2014 tickets from @MidtownComics! #NYCC bit.ly/1uyLVHh”. You can then submit the URL of your tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note, that you can only tweet this once per day.
  4. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
  5. Signing up for our newsletter will also gain you an entry.
  6. You can follow us on Pinterest as well!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 3pm on 10/06/14

Sam, Ted, Andrew, and Gavin bid a fond farewell to Andrew’s apartment as they move on to a new recording studio next week.  In this last episode recorded from Andrew’s apartment, Sam fills us in on all the fun she had at SPX last weekend and runs down the Ignatz winners for 2014, Andrew pits the rest of us in a game of Jeopardy that has a clear runaway winner, we talk our Hot Picks of the week which includes Andrew relaying the first issue of All-New X-Men he read and what’s going on in the book, and we answer listener questions about our favorite book of the year so far and the story of our exclusive variant covers!

If you have any questions or suggestions for the show please let us know on Twitter, Facebook or through our email  podcast@midtowncomics.com

Please visit our website midtowncomics.com and find all the books we talk about and everything else you can think of!

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! In honor of our Midtown Exclusive Dawn Vampirella #1 Variant, we’re giving away a set of rare variants for this title! Dynamite Comics has sent us a number or exclusive variants that we’re happy to give away to a lucky winner!  This contest will last from 09/19/14 – 09/26/14. You can only enter the contest once, but can build up more entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, Following us on Pinterest, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. You can also now gain more entries by referring your friends or signing up for our newsletter as well! Read on for more details below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

  1. In order to enter the contest, you must Like our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You must also be following us on Twitter.
  3. To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can tweet, “I entered to win a set of #DawnVampirella #1 variants from @MidtownComics and @DynamiteComics”. You can then submit the URL of your tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note, that you can only tweet this once per day.
  4. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
  5. Signing up for our newsletter will also gain you an entry.
  6. You can follow us on Pinterest as well!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 1pm on 09/26/14

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By Jacobus Dixon

Throughout mythology you have these basic archetypes that define a culture’s heroes. Whether it’s with incredible strength, quick wits, or nimble swiftness, these characters use these talents to maintain an idealized status quo. However, there’s another class of hero whose habits dangerously border on being something not so much admired and awed…but feared. The Spectre is one of those heroes.

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