Every single Wednesday, something amazing happens: new and magnificent comics go on sale! From space adventures to lighthearted tales, there’s always something for everyone to enjoy. The full list of new releases is pretty ginormous (click here to see everything that’s on sale). Because there are so many options to choose from, we’d love to give you a helping hand. Each week, we’re going to put two exciting comics from several publishers right in the spotlight. After you see what we recommend purchasing, visit the comments and share which comics you’re picking up!
Welcome to Halloween ComicFest 2014, with some special thrills and chills from your frightful friends at Midtown Comics! On Saturday, October 25th, we’ll offer spook-tacular titles for kids of all ages, absolutely FREE! You don’t actually have to be a kid to partake! Click through for more details and the full list of Halloween ComicFest 2014 titles! Trick or treat!
Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away free copies of Life With Archie #36 signed by Paul Kupperberg! This book is sold out at almost every comic book retailer in the world, including Midtown Comics! However, a few lucky winners will receive a Fiona Staples variant cover, which Paul was happy to sign for us. This contest will last from 07/31/14 – 08/08/14. 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:
To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can tweet, “I entered to win a signed Life With #Archie #36 by @PaulKupperberg from @MidtownComics!bit.ly/1oeTX2M ”. 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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Archie Andrews was created in 1941 by Vic Bloom and Bob Montana and is a fictional character appearing in the comic book series Archie Comics. This iconic character was also the star of the long-running Archie Andrews radio series, The Archie Show, and Archie’s Weird Mysteries. The true origin of Archie Comics lies within Montana’s sketchbook, which was an illustrated diary of life in Haverhill, Montana’s hometown.
In the story, Archie’s friends, Jughead Jones and Moose Mason, were based off of Montana’s high school peers, Skinny Linehan and Arnold Daggett. Miss Grundy was inspired by Montana’s school librarian, Elizabeth Tuck. In addition, Montana’s school principal, Earl McLeod, became the model for Mr. Weatherbee.
Archie is a typical suburban teenager who is generous, proper, clumsy, and well-liked by most of his friends. Throughout his long journey, Archie has always had his two main crushes by his side, Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge. Together, they have formed the famous love triangle that has shaped the comic’s plot-lines and provided readers with many laughs. Today, it seems that Archie Andrews has come to an end in the new issue, Life With Archie #36.
In this new issue, Archie makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a friend, and the unimaginable occurs. Archie Andrews dies! Do not miss the incredible finale of America’s most beloved character. This double-sized issue combines all the material from Life with Archie comic issues #36 and #37.
Star Trek helmsman and internet sensation, George Takei comes to Midtown Comics! Check out our interview with actor George Takei and creator Dan Parent about the all new Kevin Keller #6 from Archie Comics!