By Tom Hairston

Before we begin I just have to say that I’m going to have a little trouble reviewing this film, because I don’t know if it’s physically possible to talk about a movie while jumping up and down with joy. I am of course here to talk about the much anticipated Marvel film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and normally when I review a film I like to keep people guessing as to my opinion, I like to jump between pros and cons, but with this film I have to come out and just flat out say that not only does this movie succeed as a thriller, an action film, and as a pure joy ride, but it succeeds at all of those things better than I thought it possibly could. I’ve been weighing all the parts of this film and I honestly can’t find much in here that didn’t have me grinning and applauding for hours.

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by Tom Hairston – Midtown Comics Times Square

Okay, so a lot of you out there might be thinking “I want to start reading the Avengers, but there are so many titles out there, what’s the difference between them? Are they all really Avengers books? Do I have to read them all to know what’s happening?”

Well don’t worry, I’m here to help as I’ve written a breakdown of what each of the “Avengers” titles are currently about, what audience they are aimed at, and of course, answering whether or not it actually is about the Avengers.

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07 May, 2012

AVENGERS MOVIE REVIEW (Spoilers)

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Midtown Blogvengers! Raph here, and being that we are a blog for a comic book store, let’s review the biggest movie EVER! It’s AVENGERS TIME!!!!! Spoilers warnings abound!

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This is the second installment of the Midtown Comics Marvel Guide! If you haven’t checked out the first part, click here!

These books are ones you can read and enjoy without having to read other titles, so if you don’t feel inclined to invest yourself heavily into the mainline Marvel continuity, you can still check out these fantastic reads!

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Midtown Bloggoroski’s! Raph here, and I’ve got the finale of the Fear Itself Interviews with Matt Fraction! Matt and I discuss the last issue of Fear Itself, and the repercussions of Fear Itself, leading into 2012… read on!

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21 Sep, 2011

Fear Itself #6 with Matt Fraction

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MIDTOWN BLOGGA DAWGS! Raph here with a DOUBLE DOSE. This time, it’s time to show Marvel some love, and talk to my close, personal best friend (… don’t ask me to prove this) Matt Fraction about Fear Itself, what with issue 6 having come out last week! I also got an EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT out of Matt, so without further ado…

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