The gang is reunited after the winter break and have plenty to catch up on!  We discuss what we did while during our time away. We talk about the Ant-Man trailer and ponder how it stacks up to the other Marvel trailers.  Take a look a some lists of best comics of 2014, give you all the news coming out of Image Expo today, and give you our top picks for this week and next!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook 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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Midtown Comics is proud to announce another HUGE online sale from 01/14-01/20! The demand for all things comics has the Midtown warehouse busting at the seams, so we need to UNLOAD STUFF CHEAP, IN A BIG WAY! Therefore, this week only, enjoy savings of up to 40% off EVERYTHING, including:

Thank you and enjoy!

Sale is valid online only and excludes new releases. Some exceptions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away our Midtown Exclusive Signed Bookplate Edition of the Saga Deluxe Volume 1 Hardcover to one lucky winner! This book collects the first 18 issues of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ epic space adventure. But that’s not all! Our Midtown edition features original bookplate art designed by Fiona Staples, signatures from both creators, and is hand numbered out of only 1,000. For an added bonus, our lucky winner will receive a copy with a personalized message from Brian K. Vaughan below!

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This contest will last from 01/06/15 – 01/27/15. You can submit multiple 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! Also, as a special treat, anyone who Tweets us a photo of their favorite Saga character will gain an additional 5 ENTRIES! Good luck!

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 signed @MidtownComics Exclusive #Saga Deluxe Vol 1 Hardcover!”. 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!
  7. You can gain 5 points per day by tweeting @midtowncomics a photo of your favorite Saga character. Make sure to submit the URL of your Tweet to Rafflecopter!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 4pm on 01/27/15

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Ring in the New Year with Midtown Comics!

Celebrate the New Year with Midtown Comics and save 20% OFF EVERYTHING in-store for one day only on Thursday, 01/01/2015! All three locations will be open on New Year’s Day from 12pm-8pm, and the sale will be active ALL DAY LONG! Is your resolution to add more comics to your collection? Well, you’re in luck! Stop by Midtown Comics and celebrate the start of new, action-packed year!

The big year-end sale is here! Save up to 40% off everything, and 75% off select back issue series, with no secret codeword needed!

Thank you and enjoy!

Sale is valid online only and excludes new releases. Some exceptions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

As a special holiday treat, the Midtown Comics Podcast has teamed up the husband and wife team of comic book writer Fred Van Lente and playwright Crystal Skillman to present their play, King Kirby. King Kirby was performed for a live audience this summer, but now it’s presented to you in audio format for the first time for free!

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King Kirby Cast

Kirby – Steven Rattazi

Simon (and others) Joseph Mathers

Fox (and others) Timothy McCown Reynolds

Stanley (and others) Nat Cassidy

Roz (and others) Amy Lee Pearsall

The play was recorded at the Downtown location of Midtown Comics on December 11th, 2014.

The play has some strong language so please be advised.

The Midtown Comics Podcast consists of the Downtown’s store manager Ted. Marketing Manager Andrew, Video Host Sam, Customer Gavin and Grand Central store manager Dimitrios.  We come to you every week with the latest comic and pop culture news, comic reviews, giveaways, and more fun! If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast and play are those of the hosts and performers and do not reflect the views of Midtown Comics.

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