Love Comics? Love New York? Love Midtown Comics? We sure hope so! Enter to win our new exclusive “I <3 Midtown Comics” T-shirts in a fun photo contest lasting from 09/05-09/19! Here’s how to enter!

  • Take a photo showing your love of Midtown Comics or anything comic book related! Be creative!
  • Upload the photo to Twitter or Instagram (or both!) with the hashtag #ILoveMidtownComics.
  • Friday, 09/19 we’ll judge all of the entries and pick our favorite winners! We’ll even share your photos on our Facebook page and Midtown Blog!
  • Winners will then be notified and sent the shirt of their choice! Good luck, and let the photo contest begin!!



Check out some of our favorite entries below! And follow our blog for more fun contests and giveaways!

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By Michael Kim – @michaelny11731


Stop yelling Detective Mills (Brad Pitt) from the film Seven.  Whatever is in the box obviously pertains to the 6th and 7th deadly sins, in which Kevin Spacey’s character, John Doe, elaborately planned out to the very end of the movie…I mean really planned this out…he had a lot of free time for all 7 deadly sins!  Absolutely terrifying work, it could have been a great comic book series as well, but we wouldn’t get Morgan Freeman’s voice…

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Midtown Comics Downtown Manager Ted and Marketing Manager Andrew take this week off, so the show is left in the hands of Grand Central Manager Dimitrios, Jill of All Trades Sam, and customer Gavin as they chat the new comics coming out this week, and the best of the issues they read last week!

Also, a Charles Soule signing at Midtown Downtown, Donald Glover finally getting to play Spider-Man, and a chat about the DC Comics future television brand.

Remember to follow us on TwitterFacebook and ask any questions or give us topics to discuss at our email podcast@midtowncomics.com

Don’t forget to visit midtowncomics.com to get all the comics we talk about and preorder Becky’s book!

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This might be the best contest of them all! This time, we’re giving away a pair of 4-Day Passes to New York Comic Con 2014! NYCC 2014 takes place October 9th-12th at the Javits Center in Manhattan. This contest will last from 09/01/14 – 09/09/14. Please do not enter the contest if you won’t be able to attend the convention this year. 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 daily 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:

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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 two 4-Day @NY_Comic_Con tickets from @MidtownComics!#NYCC bit.ly/1rJbmJk ”. 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 winner will be notified around 1pm on 09/09/14



By Jacobus Dixon

While he still had a little ways to go in terms of reaching Superman levels of fame, Batman was still a pretty big hit for National Comics. But with the addition of Robin, that popularity doubled to the point where National thought it would be a good idea to give him his own title. Even with characters like Superman, there was always a little trepidation on giving a character their own magazine. Mostly because there was always the question of: “well, yeah…People like their individual stories, but will they read four consecutive stories with that character?” So far, Superman’s appearances in two magazines hadn’t hurt his image. But Batman wasn’t Superman…

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