We just want to give you stuff this week on the show! We are giving away one of our spots to the Batman Day signing on Saturday September 17th, a signing which includes Scott Snyder, Frank Miller, Tom King and Greg Capullo! Also, we’re giving away a Season 6 DVD box set of The Walking Dead! Plus, we chat about Telltale’s Batman game, Ben Affleck revealing Deathstroke, top picks, and more!

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Article by John Quinones

Since the news broke everyone has been going Deathstroke happy! Everything from what version of the costume they are going to use, to where the footage is being shot and how/what role is he going to play in the upcoming Batman solo film.  While that still has yet to be confirmed, we decided to go with the biggest discussion:  Who is under the mask?  Here is our top 5 list of who we think could play Deathstroke the Terminator in the DC live action universe! (PS. you may have to look some of them up!)

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Article by Gregg Katzman

It’s official: Slade Wilson, a.k.a. Deathstroke the Terminator, is joining DC’s evergrowing cinematic universe – and his movie design appears to be inspired by his costume in Batman: Arkham Origins. Who has DC and WB cast for the role? We have no idea, but we do know we’re seriously excited to see DC’s deadly mercenary on the big screen! We strongly encourage reading some of Slade’s stories – especially the Judas Contract and The Trial of the Terminator, which are in Tales of the Teen Titans – but for now, here are a few things everyone should know about Deathstroke.

Oh, and just so you know, Deathstroke – who was created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez – made his debut in 1980 (New Teen Titans #2); Deadpool – who was created by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza – made his debut in 1991 (The New Mutants #98).

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Article by Gregg Katzman

DC Rebirth has done an amazing job re-energizing my interest in the publisher’s fictional universe. The DC Rebirth Special was a brilliant way to begin the new direction and it’s so obvious that DC has a clear focus with each of these titles: celebrate what people love about these characters and teams. Go back to the basics, and then do something fresh with it. Don’t change things just for the sake of changing them. Instead, embrace the positive and run with it! So far, each and every title has managed to capture my interest; some more than others, obviously, but the fact that all of the titles have me wanting to see more proves that the publisher really has given this new direction everything they’ve got. Okay, I could go on and on about why I think DC Rebirth is a step in the right direction (you can read a coworker’s editorial about that here), but that’s not why you’re here. You’re here because you want to see what DC has to offer on this week’s new comic book day! So grab a drink, get comfortable, and prepare to get excited for brand new DC Rebirth issues!

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DC Looney Tunes Variant Covers Midtown Comics

If you thought DC’s super-powered team-ups couldn’t get any crazier, think again.  Introducing DC’s new line of Looney Tunes variant covers coming this November!  At this point you might be asking yourself, what can be expected from this new lineup?  Well, DC’s greatest heroes now find themselves teaming up with characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety, Porky Pig, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang.  To help you get acquainted with all of these new covers, we have created another one of our handy cover guides, Looney Tunes style!

Check out the beefy list that follows and be sure to post your thoughts on these crazy new covers in the comments section below.  Please enjoy the read!

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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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