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NOW AVAILABLE! Midtown Comics is importing a limited quantity of these life size Captain America shields, produced for the Asian market by King-Arts International. Add these deluxe shields to your Steve Rogers collection today! Order online today, or pick up in store! All stores will have the classic shield in stock, but you can special order any of the additional shields online or directly at our stores! More info below: 

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By Jess Goodwin

As far as superheroes go, the Avengers have always been fairly vanilla — the apple pie of the Marvel universe, if you will — which is why it’s a bit jarring to finally see them fighting against (and eventually alongside) “enhanced” beings like Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron. It was similarly odd to see them interacting with Vision, especially considering how otherworldly he looks.

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Hey NYC! Midtown Comics and Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron have teamed up to give away free passes to an advanced screening of Avengers: Age of Ultron in IMAX 3D!

The winners will receive Two (2) Admit-One passes to see the IMAX 3D screening of the film on Tuesday, 04/28 at 7pm at a Manhattan theater.

These contests will last from 04/20/15 – 04/24/15. You can submit multiple entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. Avengers fanatics can gain 5 ADDITIONAL entries by tweeting us a photo of your Avenger’s Gear! This includes your Avengers apparel, action figures, statues, and comics!

Read on for more details below:

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  1. You can gain one entry for Liking our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You can gain one entry for Liking Marvel’s Avengers page on Facebook.
  3. You can gain one entry for Following Midtown Comics on Twitter
  4. You can gain one entry for Following Marvel’s Avengers on Twitter
  5. You can gain two entries for Tweeting, “I entered to win tickets to an early screening of @Avengers #AgeofUltron from @MidtownComics!” Please note, you can only Tweet this once per day.
  6. You can gain 5 ENTRIES by tweeting @MidtownComics and @Avengers a photo of your Avengers Gear! This includes comics, apparel, collectibles, and more! Please submit the URL of this Tweet to Rafflecopter!
  7. Good luck, and winners will be notified on 04/24!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit two (2) admit-one passes per person. This film is rated PG-13  Must be 13 years of age to receive passes. Employees of all promotional partners and their agencies are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by 2:00pm, 04/24 to be eligible to receive passes. Winners will be contacted via e-mail to receive their passes. Sponsors not responsible for incomplete, lost, late or misdirected entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission or technical failures of any kind. SEATING IS LIMITED, SO ARRIVE EARLY. PASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE A SEAT AT THE SCREENING.

Terry Blinds knows just how important a lair is for your favorite Superhero or Supervillain. From underground vaults, to playboy mansions, to simple apartment rooms, learn how to live like your favorite comic book characters in this fun infographic below. Just make sure to keep the location a secret!

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By Michael Kim

 Hello sports and comic book fans, this is Michael from the back issue department for this installment on the national pastime and the First Avenger.  With the Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason in full swing, the 2014 season is drawing to a close.  For one player, his season and career has ended: New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.  Jeter, along with MLB, has said their goodbyes and thanks.  The thought came to mind to thank Jeter the comic book way.  If the 11th Captain in NY Yankees history Derek Jeter were a comic book character, he would be Captain America, Steven Rogers.

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