17 Sep, 2013

Midtown Comics’ Guide to Infinity

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Bloggerinos! Raph here, with a quick guide to the latest Marvel extravaganza: Infinity! This has been one of the most exciting openings to an event in a long, long time. For those of you who haven’t been reading Marvel in a while, here’s a guide to what’s happened in the last year or so to set this up.

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30 Apr, 2013

The Unstoppable Marvel Now!

Posted by Raphael in: Opinion | No Comments

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, back from a brief hiatus. Our Times Square location has recently changed it’s hours. We’re now open 8 am – Midnight from Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 8pm on Sundays! What does that means for yours truly? Learning to be more nocturnal! But fear not, I’m back and I have a lot to say, particularly about how much I’m enjoying Marvel Now! This relaunch of the Marvel Universe isn’t a complete reboot (unlike DC’s New 52), the stories aren’t starting over, they’re just ending the last epoch of the Marvel Universe, which pretty much dates back to 2005’s House of M. Here are 3 reasons why I enjoy Marvel Now!

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Gahl Buslov here! I’m one of the buyers for Midtown Comics, and I’ve got something I want to share with you.

I got a call from a publisher the other day, asking me if I would review an upcoming book for them, and if I liked it, and was so inclined, to then tell the world about it. Not an unusual request, but the source of the request was: Marvel! They wanted me to come down to the offices and review their new ongoing Nova series, by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness. And it had to be done at the Marvel office, to ensure nothing was leaked. So that’s exactly what I did Thursday morning. Click through to read more! Spoilers will be clearly marked.

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15 Jan, 2013

MARVEL NOW! Up to Now Part 3

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As Marvel Now! rocks and rolls on, we continue our look at the books of Marvel NOW!

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Fully revealed: J. Scott Campbell’s beautiful Midtown Comics *exclusive* interlocking Marvel NOW covers!

From left to right: All-New X-Men #1, Uncanny Avengers #1 , Avengers #1!

Click here to order yours!

Be sure to check out our exclusive interview with J. Scott Campbell and making of the cover here!

 

Uncanny Avengers #1 kicks off Marvel Now! on October 10th just in time for New York Comic Con, and we’ve got a Midtown exclusive cover by J. Scott Campbell for that and All New X-Men #1, and Avengers #1.  All three covers connect to form one beautiful image depicting the lovely ladies of Marvel Now! We had the chance to speak to J. Scott Campbell about his work on the covers and get a sneak peak at the art in progress!

UPDATED! We know have the inked version of our All-New X-Men cover and the final version of the Uncanny Avengers cover!

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