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.

RSVP to this event on Midtown Comics’ Facebook page!

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

 

Hello Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here with a little double dose of blog talk. First, FCBD was this past weekend! I’m going to talk about the craziness of FCBD from the Midtown perspective, as well as highlight some books and talk about why FCBD is important for the industry… On with the FREE COMICS!

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Midtown Comics  celebrates  Free Comic Book Day, on Saturday, May 7th, by offering free new comics including every title from every publisher participating in this event.  Some of the hottest titles from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse and Image Comics will be available with no purchase required.  Over two million comic books for readers of all ages will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the excitement of comic books! Check out all the details for what we think is the best day of the year!

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08 Apr, 2011

WONDERCON 2011: My Favorite Things

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Greetings Blogvengers! If it’s early in the week, it must be time for some Raph Rampage on your computer screens! This week, the reality of life sets in. You and I can’t go to every convention out there (unless you’ve got someone to subsidize your comic habit or are independently wealthy… grumble grumble), and WonderCon 2011 has come and gone without us. FRET NOT BLOG READER! I’ve chosen my favorite tidbits to present to you! I would like to thank the people at Comic Book Resources (www.comicbookresources.com) and Newsarama (www.newsarama.com ) for having people at the con doing the reporting. Check those pages out for extensive coverage!

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This week Thor and Dimitrios go to the movies and give you their thoughts on some recently released and upcoming films like Men In Black III, Harry Potter, Cowboys and Aliens, Green Lantern, Judge Dredd and more!