This week! Ted and Gavin try something new, as well as chat about the DC Comics Rebirth rumors swirling around, the new HannaBarbera line from DC, as well as TV chat that includes Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, The Flash, Agent Carter, and FX’s new show Legion. Plus a new $20 gift card give-a-way, and as always TOP PICKS!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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Funko

Article by Jarrett Kruse

 

Unless you have been living under a rock the last few years, you know that FUNKO’s little POP! Vinyls line is a very big deal. While vinyl figures were not always for everyone, FUNKO has changed the landscape of collectibles and has produced a POP! that gets the thumbs up from even the most hardcore action figure junkie. MIDTOWN COMICS & ACTION FIGURE JUNKIES were able to catch up with Sean Wilkinson, the very busy Creative Director at FUNKO, as he gears up for Toy Fair ’16 in two weeks at the Jacob Javitts Center in New York City.

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We survived the Blizzard named Jonas!  Now we are here to talk about the new CW show Legends of Tomorrow, how great Supergirl is, the return of X-Files, and go over the nominees for the GLAAD awards in their comic category.  Also announce the winner of the gift card this week.  There was some great competition!  All that, and we tell you what you should be reading this week!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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This week we welcome Andrew back!  He got a super sneak peek at the full Deadpool movie and gives us the best review that he can legally do!  We also discuss the CW DC movie special and gush over the Suicide Squad trailer, plus Andrew got to spend a afternoon with Lex Luthor himself, Jesse Eisenberg!  No one claimed our gift card so we’re giving another simple way to win it this week!  All that and our top picks to read this week!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has released its 2016 list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens published in 2015. The committee selected a top ten list and 112 titles overall from 170 official nominations. The sections are books that meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens 12 – 18. Find these graphic novels available today at Midtown Comics! Full list below:

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buying

Hey Mighty Midtowners! Midtown Comics Warehouse in New Hyde Park, LI is hiring for our buying department! Apply today and and lend your skills to our team of super heroes! Info Below:

Buyers Assistant

Basic skills required:

  • Bookstore, Toy store, Retail Sale or Wholesale experience
  • Buying Experience
  • Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Ability to cold call
  • Carry a project from idea to physical completion and to build to make it better
  • Comic knowledge a must

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@midtowncomics.com with subject line “Assistant Buyer Position”.