Sam, Ted, Andrew, and Gavin bid a fond farewell to Andrew’s apartment as they move on to a new recording studio next week.  In this last episode recorded from Andrew’s apartment, Sam fills us in on all the fun she had at SPX last weekend and runs down the Ignatz winners for 2014, Andrew pits the rest of us in a game of Jeopardy that has a clear runaway winner, we talk our Hot Picks of the week which includes Andrew relaying the first issue of All-New X-Men he read and what’s going on in the book, and we answer listener questions about our favorite book of the year so far and the story of our exclusive variant covers!

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! In honor of our Midtown Exclusive Dawn Vampirella #1 Variant, we’re giving away a set of rare variants for this title! Dynamite Comics has sent us a number or exclusive variants that we’re happy to give away to a lucky winner!  This contest will last from 09/19/14 – 09/26/14. 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 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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By Jacobus Dixon

Throughout mythology you have these basic archetypes that define a culture’s heroes. Whether it’s with incredible strength, quick wits, or nimble swiftness, these characters use these talents to maintain an idealized status quo. However, there’s another class of hero whose habits dangerously border on being something not so much admired and awed…but feared. The Spectre is one of those heroes.

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, with help from Decadance NY we’re giving away two tickets to Rave of Thrones featuring a Kristian Nairn (aka Hodor) DJ Set! It’s sure to be quite the show, and takes place 10/10/2014 at B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square. Buy tickets here! This contest will last from 09/17/14 – 09/24/14. You can only enter the contest once, but can build up more entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Liking Decadance NY on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. Read on for more details below:

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Midtown Comics is now happy to work with Comics and Cosplay for a new weekly video series featuring cosplay tips, comic reviews, and more! Ian’s first video counts down the “Top  10 New Comic Books of 2014″! Check it out below!

#10) Ghost Rider

#9) Magneto

#8) Cyclops

#7) Amazing Spider-Man

#6) Sinestro

#5) Moon Knight

#4) Genius

#3) Inhuman

#2) Punisher

#1) Batman Eternal

The views expressed herein are solely those of the writer, and not Midtown Comics.  Additionally, Midtown Comics makes no representations as to the accuracy of any of the information expressed herein.

Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away our exclusive Death of Wolverine #1 variant signed by Charles Soule to one lucky winner! Win issue #1 of this epic story line today! This contest will last from 09/15/14 – 09/22/14. 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 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 #DeathofWolverine #1 signed by @CharlesSoule from @MidtownComics! bit.ly/1y7diyi”. You can then submit the URL of your tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note, that you can only tweet this once per day.
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Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 1pm on 09/22/14