Midtown Comics is proud to present an expanded first look at Project Superpowers: Blackcross #1 by acclaimed writer Warren Ellis and artist Colton Worley. Read on below for more information on this exciting new series, as well as an interview with Warren Ellis!

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The gang (Ted, Andrew, Gavin and Sam) welcome X-files fan and store employee Ingrid back to the show to help us chat with comic writer Joe Harris about his work on IDW’s Millenium and X-Files Season 10 comics.  Andrew tells how Joe made him sleep with the lights on when he was younger and we all share our X-Files memories. Then we talk about the huge Marvel Secret Wars press conference that occured in our store last Tuesday and try to make it less confusing for us.  We end up sharing out top picks of the week and it was good one for everyone.

We noticed that the file we originally uploaded last week didn’t have the Jason Aaron an John Cassaday interview on it.  We have corrected the mistake,you can re-download the episode. We also added it to the end of this episode in case you missed it.

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

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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2015

You may have seen our top picks for 2014, but we’re we’re already a few weeks into 2015, and we’ve already seen some AMAZING new releases (Star Wars, Ant-Man, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl). We asked the Midtown Comics staff what they are looking forward to the most in 2015, and here are a few of their top picks! Let us know your thoughts! Full list below:

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The gang is reunited after the winter break and have plenty to catch up on!  We discuss what we did while during our time away. We talk about the Ant-Man trailer and ponder how it stacks up to the other Marvel trailers.  Take a look a some lists of best comics of 2014, give you all the news coming out of Image Expo today, and give you our top picks for this week and next!

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

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away our Midtown Exclusive Signed Bookplate Edition of the Saga Deluxe Volume 1 Hardcover to one lucky winner! This book collects the first 18 issues of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ epic space adventure. But that’s not all! Our Midtown edition features original bookplate art designed by Fiona Staples, signatures from both creators, and is hand numbered out of only 1,000. For an added bonus, our lucky winner will receive a copy with a personalized message from Brian K. Vaughan below!

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This contest will last from 01/06/15 – 01/27/15. You can submit multiple 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! Also, as a special treat, anyone who Tweets us a photo of their favorite Saga character will gain an additional 5 ENTRIES! Good luck!

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  1. In order to enter the contest, you must Like our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You must also be following us on Twitter.
  3. To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can tweet, “I entered to win a signed @MidtownComics Exclusive #Saga Deluxe Vol 1 Hardcover!”. You can then submit the URL of your Tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note, that you can only tweet this once per day.”
  4. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
  5. Signing up for our newsletter will also gain you an entry.
  6. You can follow us on Pinterest as well!
  7. You can gain 5 points per day by tweeting @midtowncomics a photo of your favorite Saga character. Make sure to submit the URL of your Tweet to Rafflecopter!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 4pm on 01/27/15

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Ring in the New Year with Midtown Comics!

Celebrate the New Year with Midtown Comics and save 20% OFF EVERYTHING in-store for one day only on Thursday, 01/01/2015! All three locations will be open on New Year’s Day from 12pm-8pm, and the sale will be active ALL DAY LONG! Is your resolution to add more comics to your collection? Well, you’re in luck! Stop by Midtown Comics and celebrate the start of new, action-packed year!