Valiant Entertainment today announced a new partnership with New York’s premier coffee roaster, Oren’s Daily Roast, and leading New York comic book retail chain Midtown Comics for a three month-long celebration of Valiant’s flagship hero – the one and only X-O Manowar! Beginning on Friday, June 13th, head to any of Oren’s ten Manhattan beverage locations for a limited edition X-O Manowar Green Tea Blast – a deliciously cold combination of frozen matcha green tea and vanilla perfect for the height of summer.

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By Ted Alexander – @Teddow

Unfortunately, There is no such thing as Superman or Spider-Man in our real world. There is no one we can look up into the sky and see protecting us from the real evil that surrounds us.  While superpowers are useful, there are still superheroes who are just like us, making it their duty to protect and serve without any Spider-Sense, X-RayVision, or Adamantium Claws.  Living in a world of superheroes without any powers may be tough, but here are my Top Eight Heroes who can still get the job done!

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Transformers: Age of Extinction comes out on June 27th, so we’re throwing a Transformers Party from 12pm-2pm outside of Midtown Comics Downtown!

Anyone who visits during that time will have the opportunity to enter to win a TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION prize pack including an official t-shirt, mini poster, passes to the advance screening, and official hat.

Transformers brand ambassadors will also be on site to provide free EARLY SCREENING passes to anyone who brings Transformers comic books, toys, shirts, or other memorabilia! Show us your cool Transformers stuff and we’ll give you a ticket to see an advance screening of the film on Wednesday, June 25th at 7:00 PM at the AMC Loews West 34th Street!

Look forward to seeing you there!

Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away a pair of free tickets to New York Comic Fest on Saturday, June 14th! This contest will last from 06/05/14 – 06/10/14. You can only enter the contest once, but can build up more entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, or Following us on Pinterest. 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. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
  4. Signing up for our newsletter will also gain you an entry.
  5. You can follow us on Pinterest as well!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winners will be notified on 06/11/14.

Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away a free V-Wars #0 comic signed by Jonathan Maberry! This contest will last from 06/04/14 – 06/11/14. 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 a free copy of VWARS #0 signed by Jonathan Maberry from @MidtownComics! bit.ly/1l5FmJZ”. 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 06/12/14.