By Andrew Cohen

Who knew that the most emotional and ethical movie of the year would also be about a group of talking apes? Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has all of the elements to make it a perfect summer blockbuster, but greatly surpasses that genre and instead becomes a truly human movie….about monkeys. Read on for our review of another great entry into the Planet of the Apes franchise!

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DC Bombshells Covers

Midtown Comics is excited to present a guide to the recently released DC Comics Bombshells Covers. Follow this guide and complete your collection of these rare comics while they’re still in stores!

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avengers cookout copy

Happy Fourth of July from Midtown Comics!

What’s a better way to show off your patriotic side than with some great comic books this summer? Stop into any of our three Manhattan locations and receive up to 20% OFF everything in-store from 11:00am – 6:00pm!

You heard that right, 20% off EVERYTHING all day long! Come celebrate the holiday with your friends at Midtown Comics!

Captain America Comics

If you haven’t picked up a copy of the new Captain America Volume 7 #22, why not on the most patriotic day of the year? This is it folks! The final chapter of the story that began in Dimension Z! A face from the past hunts Steve. Can even The Avengers keep him safe? Find out for yourself!

Speaking of those guys, The Avengers Volume 5 #30 was also released this week, and is available at all three locations. This tie-in to Original Sin showcases the true American team in action! Why not stop in and pick it up for 20% OFF?

This sale isn’t just limited to comics! Stop in and receive 20% OFF EVERYTHING all day long! We hope to see you there!

03 Jul, 2014

Midtown Memories

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By Raph Soohoo

Bloggerinos! Raph here, back from a long absence. The reason for this absence is a sad one: I’m no longer a member of the Midtown Comics Times Square staff. I’ve spent the last six years at Midtown Comics Times Square, two of them as the floor manager, and I’ve made a lot of friends and had a lot of terrific memories. Here are just a few memories I’d like to share with you.

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Superman #1

By Jacobus Dixon

Now what’s better than one story starring Superman? Try four. And that’s exactly what readers got with Superman #1 in June 1939. Ever since he exploded onto the newsstand scene in 1938, Superman was a big seller, and giving the guy his own book was the best way to honor that achievement. As great as his appearances were in Action Comics, fans just couldn’t wait a whole season for only one Superman story. So National gave their readers what they wanted: more Superman!

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