Special Edition: NYC

The first year of Special Edition: NYC has finally come to an end, and boy, did we have fun! We ran into some old friends, and made some new ones as well. Our booth was located front and center in the Javits center, showcasing some of our Midtown exclusive variants, t-shirts, blank covers, and more! We checked out some great panels, interviewed some top creators, and even gave away free comics! Read about our complete coverage of the event below!

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By Thomas Hairston

As I am writing this E3, or as it is better known, Christmas for Gamers, is going on. It’s when all the video game creators and publishers come out and say “Hey, here’s everything that we’re making, here’s all of our announcements, go pre-order it now!” It’s the time of year when a bunch of programmers turn into rock stars and we all cross our fingers and hope that the Last Guardian gets a release date (it won’t, just accept it now and you’ll be a lot happier).

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Meet writer Brandon Montclare and artist Amy Reeder at Midtown Comics Downtown at 6:30PM on Wednesday, July 9th for a signing of their new Rocket Girl TP from Image Comics!

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Batman No. 27

By Jacobus Dixon

Now as much of a smash that Action Comics #1 was, it was by no means the first comic book cover. And Superman was not the first recurring famous character. Characters like Doc Savage, The Shadow, Slam Bradley (also a Siegel and Shuster creation), Buck Rogers, and Flash Gordon were quite famous already and had their own fan bases to boot. However, none equaled Superman when it came to sales. The simple-but-appealing back-story, combined with amazing powers to take on current societal ills, wrapped in a dynamic costume really stuck out for readers. What happens when you’re digging and strike gold? Well, you’re gonna mine that vein till it’s dry! Which is exactly what National Comics (remember they weren’t DC just yet) were going to do.

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exclusives

It’s that time again. The weather is getting nicer, the days are getting longer, and your comic book list just keeps piling up! It’s summer, which means it’s time for new Midtown Exclusives! We’ve put together this helpful guide to showcase our new variant covers, connecting covers, and exclusive items for the next three months! Read on below for more details below!

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