Uncanny Avengers #1 kicks off Marvel Now! on October 10th just in time for New York Comic Con, and we’ve got a Midtown exclusive cover by J. Scott Campbell for that and All New X-Men #1, and Avengers #1.  All three covers connect to form one beautiful image depicting the lovely ladies of Marvel Now! We had the chance to speak to J. Scott Campbell about his work on the covers and get a sneak peak at the art in progress!

UPDATED! We know have the inked version of our All-New X-Men cover and the final version of the Uncanny Avengers cover!

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04 Sep, 2012

Midtown Exclusive T-Shirts

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, with some words about something special to me. For a while, the Midtown Comics Exclusives were comic covers (like Muppet Show #1, where the Muppets are all hanging outside of our Times Square store), which are definitely fun to have, but about 2 years ago, the store jumped into something I think is terrific: T-SHIRTS!

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28 Aug, 2012

Five Favorite Moments in Spider-Man History

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, with a special post regarding our favorite wall-crawler! This year marks the 50th anniversary of Spider-Man’s first appearance, and we here at Midtown got to be involved in a special party with Marvel Comics involving the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, making a brilliant cake to celebrate. I’ll wait until the episode premiere to actually get into it, but for now, I’d like to share some of my favorite moments in Spider-Man’s history.

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The hit show Cake Boss is filming a very special episode for Spider-Man’s 50th anniversary this Saturday night in New York City and you’re invited!

Join Marvel creators and staff as they party it up on a NYC rooftop Spidey style! You’ll be part of an extremely limited and special event PLUS you’ll be on the TV show Cake Boss.  This will be the season finale episode for Cake Boss, so Buddy has gone all out for this Marvelous Spider-Man cake! And the best part? You get to eat the cake!!!

  • We want to see your best Marvel costumes! We want this event to be as MARVELous as possible and your cosplaying expertise will do just that!
  • This event will be limited to a very small guest list of COSTUMED Marvel fans. To be put on the list, email your name, age, and a photo of your Marvel costume to media@midtowncomics.com be sure to have CAKE BOSS EVENT in the subject line!
  • You will be informed of the location and time once you are confirmed. All guest must attend in a Marvel costume. This list will fill up extremely fast so don’t wait!


21 Aug, 2012


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In honor of Jack Kirby’s upcoming birthday on August 28th, Jillian Kirby, the 16-year-old granddaughter of Jack Kirby, have put together Kirby4Heroes, a fundraising effort for the Hero Initiative.

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14 Aug, 2012

RIP Joe Kubert (1926 – 2012)

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We here at Midtown Comics are sad to hear that comic book legend Joe Kubert passed away at the age of 85. Joe is one of the many great pillars of comics, along with Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Joe Siegel, Jerry Shuster, Will Eisner and many, many others who helped make comics great. His distinctive style and large body of work are a legacy few people can match.

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