Father’s Day is right around the corner, and we thought it would be fitting to review the best and worst Dads in the comic book universe!  After all, who would our favorite superheroes be without the guidance of their fathers?  Earth’s mightiest heroes didn’t get where they are today without a little guidance, and we find out which dads did well and which didn’t quite make the cut!

Midtown Comics wishes all Dads a very happy Father’s day!  Read on for the complete list!

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Daredevil Netflix Show

By Daniel Gladston

We at Midtown Comics are huge fans of Marvel’s new television series, Daredevil. The show’s witty and exciting portrayal of the masked crusader will keep you on the edge of your seat and leave you wanting to see more (or feel more, or hear more, in the case of Matt Murdock). In light of the show’s phenomenal action sequences, we have created a list of the top 5 Best Fight Scenes from the first season!

If you have yet to begin watching the series, please be advised that there are spoilers that follow. Read on for the complete list below and post your thoughts in the comments section. Enjoy!

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By Dimitrios Fragiskatos and Colleen Cleary

One of the most celebrated fantasy universes is mired with antiheroes, good not getting rewarded, death, betrayal and incest, and then there’s Westeros.

A fun game to play is what would this person do in that situation? Dimitrios and Colleen will play this game for you with Marvel Characters in the Game of Thrones Universe.

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Ted and Gavin sit down with the man who took it upon himself to edit all the Marvel movies together in chronological order.  Mike Furth of The Comic Archive tells us what motivated him and how you can do it yourself. We then review the Daredevil series and what we want to see in next week’s Age of Ultron.  Finally, we talk about the books we read this week and what you should be reading in your pile!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our 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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With Netflix’s Daredevil series debut just a week away, you don’t need to have enhanced senses to feel the excitement in the air. Will it live up to high expectations set by the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Who knows, but you count me among the optimistic hopefuls who will wait for the finished product before doling out my share of praise or scorn. Undoubtedly, the Affleck starring film left a bad taste in many fan’s mouths, but the Netflix series promises to be an entirely different animal. The format will allow for more time to introduce characters and tell a story better than the attempt to cram everything and the kitchen sink into a 2 hour feature. I’m hoping the ties to the Marvel films are more overt than the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. have been (until recently, anyway), and that the venue will allow for an appropriate level of gritty subject matter. As we count down the days to the binge-watching debut, I recommend some serious binge-reading from the Man Without Fear’s back catalogue of back issues. There’s lots of good stuff out there, so dig in…

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