By Jess Goodwin

As far as superheroes go, the Avengers have always been fairly vanilla — the apple pie of the Marvel universe, if you will — which is why it’s a bit jarring to finally see them fighting against (and eventually alongside) “enhanced” beings like Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron. It was similarly odd to see them interacting with Vision, especially considering how otherworldly he looks.

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The Midtown Comics Podcast is proud to announce it’s first LIVE episode this Thursday night, 04/30! Tune in and listen to a live interview with Batman writer and friend of the store, Scott Snyder!

We’ll talk all the juicy gossip of Batman #40, as well as take listener questions, tweets, phone calls, and more!

Listen in around 9:00pm this Thursday, 04/30 for our first ever LIVE interview! Check the link for more info: http://mixlr.com/midtowncomicspodcast/

If you want to talk to us during the show, Tweet at us with #MidtownPodcastLive, chat to us through Mixlr, or call us directly at 980-MIDTOWN!

Ted and Gavin sit down with the man who took it upon himself to edit all the Marvel movies together in chronological order.  Mike Furth of The Comic Archive tells us what motivated him and how you can do it yourself. We then review the Daredevil series and what we want to see in next week’s Age of Ultron.  Finally, we talk about the books we read this week and what you should be reading in your pile!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world!

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The 2015 Eisner Award Nominees have just been announced, and we’re sure you’ll recognize some familiar comics, graphic novels, writers, and artists. Read on for the complete list and links of where you can purchase these nominees at MidtownComics.Com!

Congrats to all the nominees, and read more below!

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Ted, Andrew, and Sam welcome the brains behind Kings County Comics Kurt KC Christenson and his partner Odette Coquette to chat about their performance in their last comic cosplay themed variety show and their planned future events.  Kurt tells the origin of the Kings County Comics collective and their roots to Brooklyn.

Then we talk about the just released Star Wars trailer and mild spoiler… someone isn’t as thrilled about it as the rest.  We also try to talk about Daredevil without giving any spoilers. And of course we discuss out top picks of the week!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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Hey NYC! Midtown Comics and Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron have teamed up to give away free passes to an advanced screening of Avengers: Age of Ultron in IMAX 3D!

The winners will receive Two (2) Admit-One passes to see the IMAX 3D screening of the film on Tuesday, 04/28 at 7pm at a Manhattan theater.

These contests will last from 04/20/15 – 04/24/15. You can submit multiple entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. Avengers fanatics can gain 5 ADDITIONAL entries by tweeting us a photo of your Avenger’s Gear! This includes your Avengers apparel, action figures, statues, and comics!

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  1. You can gain one entry for Liking our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You can gain one entry for Liking Marvel’s Avengers page on Facebook.
  3. You can gain one entry for Following Midtown Comics on Twitter
  4. You can gain one entry for Following Marvel’s Avengers on Twitter
  5. You can gain two entries for Tweeting, “I entered to win tickets to an early screening of @Avengers #AgeofUltron from @MidtownComics!” Please note, you can only Tweet this once per day.
  6. You can gain 5 ENTRIES by tweeting @MidtownComics and @Avengers a photo of your Avengers Gear! This includes comics, apparel, collectibles, and more! Please submit the URL of this Tweet to Rafflecopter!
  7. Good luck, and winners will be notified on 04/24!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit two (2) admit-one passes per person. This film is rated PG-13  Must be 13 years of age to receive passes. Employees of all promotional partners and their agencies are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by 2:00pm, 04/24 to be eligible to receive passes. Winners will be contacted via e-mail to receive their passes. Sponsors not responsible for incomplete, lost, late or misdirected entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission or technical failures of any kind. SEATING IS LIMITED, SO ARRIVE EARLY. PASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE A SEAT AT THE SCREENING.