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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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They’ll be back… or at least I’d like them to be!

Bloggerinos! Raph here, with something that I think we all think about from time to time: dream projects. All of us have favorite characters and creators we’d like to see on books, and for this post, I’d like to share with you some of the characters I’d like to see come back, and what creative team I’d like to see on them. For the sake of fairness, I’m doing two DC characters and two Marvel characters, check out who my choices are after the break!

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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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24 Jan, 2013

Toy Talk: Marvel Universe 3 ¾ Figures

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This week we’ll be taking a look at Hasbro’s Marvel Universe 3 3/4 action figure line. These figures are perfect for the casual fan or the full-on toy collector. Ever since we Midtown got these figures from in a few years back, they’ve become one of our customers favorites and one of our hottest-selling items in the store!

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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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Hello Midtown Bloggerines, I’m back this week to give you some Twee-views (Comic Reviews in 140 characters or less), and talk about something near and dear to most of our hearts: characters we love that no one else does.
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