13 Feb, 2012

DC NEW 52 REVISIT PART 2!

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GREETINGS MIDTOWN BLOG GIANTS! This is the 2nd part of our 4 part look at the New 52, six months later. If you missed part, you can find it here. Why are we doing this, Bloggerbowl Champeen? Because most opening story arcs have wrapped at this point and now we have a better idea of the direction of the book. So on with week 2!

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Welcome to the penultimate installment of C.C. Banana’s adventures at the 2011 New York Comic Con! Today the Banana (in the guise of Wolverine) takes on the smokin’ hot David Finch. As with his earlier interviews with artists Cully Hamner and Geof Darrow, it starts off serious but then takes a few unexpected turns! Luckily, David takes it all in stride and doesn’t let the Banana get under his skin.

Who will emerge victorious in this ferocious fruit face-off? Read on and find out, bub!
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25 Sep, 2011

New 52 Reviews: Week 2

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Midtown Blogcessories! Raph here, back with some thoughts on this week’s new 52. Here we GO!

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Starting August 31st, 2011, DC Comics launched a historic renumbering of the entire DC Universe line of comic books with 52 #1 issues, which brings some changes to their iconic characters.  DC Comics-The New 52 was launched with a Midnight event at Midtown Comics’ Times Square store on August 31st, at which Geoff Johns and Jim Lee signed Justice League #1 and Flashpoint #5. See coverage of the event by Newsarama, CNN, and the Village Voice and Midtown Comics.

If you’re still wondering what the New 52 is, DC has your answers in this short video:

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Midtownies! It’s Raph and it’s time to take a look at some of these new #1’s. This time we’re going to look at two of the cornerstones of the DCU: The Green Lanterns!

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Ivan Reis and Joe Prado Sign at Midtown Comics Grand Central!

Tuesday, May 17th, from 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Midtown Comics – Grand Central

459 Lexington Avenue, NYC

 

New York, NY, May 13, 2011- Midtown Comics in New York City will present artists Ivan Reis and Joe Prado signing at Midtown Comics Grand Central on Tuesday May 17th from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

Ivan Reis is an artist exclusive to DC and has penciled such titles as Action Comics, Green Lantern, Justice League of America, Rann-Thanagar War, The Authority, Wildcats, Teen Titans, 52, Superman, Countdown, Infinite Crisis, Green Lantern: Blackest Night and Brightest Day.

Joe Prado got his first American comics work sharing penciling duties with Ivan Reis on Action Comics for DC Comics. Since then, he’s worked on such titles as Superman, Teen Titans, Birds of Prey, Rann/Thanagar War and Brightest Day.

Both Ivan Reis and Joe Prado are set to draw the upcoming Aquaman series written by Green Lantern scribe Geoff Johns.

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MIDTOWN COMICS opened its first store in 1997, and is now the industry’s leading retailer of comic books, graphic novels, and manga, with its online store as well as three landmark NYC locations in Times Square, Grand Central and Downtown.  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and the Midtown blog! More information available online at:  http://www.midtowncomics.com