Hey NYC, Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away a Meet and Greet with Neil Gaiman on Friday, June 27th. You will also be able to attend his storytelling event, “The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains” at Carnegie Hall!  This will be a short contest, only lasting from 06/18/14 – 06/19/14. 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 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 meet and greet with #NeilGaiman from @MidtownComics! bit.ly/1l3qb4F ”. 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 winners will be notified around 10am on 06/19/14

Marvel Comics #1

By Jacobus Dixon

By late 1939, comic book sales were dominated by Superman and Batman — both characters which happened to be owned by National Comics. What was a rival comic publisher to do? While many publishers decided to piggy-back off of the continuous popularity of Superman, there were a few who decided to stick with their particular characters. Timely Comics was one of those publishers. True, their magazine didn’t outsell Superman or Batman, but it was enough to attract a group of readers large enough to make a name for Timely Comics.

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away free Amazing Spider-Man #1 Incentive Comics! This contest will last from 06/17/14 – 06/24/14. 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 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 an Amazing #SpiderMan #1 Incentive Comic from @MidtownComics! bit.ly/1i8wTqL”. 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 winners will be notified on 06/25/14.

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In honor of our exclusive Doctor Who releases in July, We’re excited to throw a Doctor Who Day Party at Midtown Comics Downtown on Saturday, August 2nd!

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We had a great time at the first year of Special Edition: NYC! Check out the above video, and make sure to read our recap of the weekend as well!