04 Dec, 2012

Amazing Sci-Fi Comics, 2012 Edition!

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, with a new installment of one of my favorite posts from last year! I love science fiction, it’s one of the major backbones of comics, and has helped unleashed the imagination of countless millions. Without people writing stories about faraway places or future technology, how could we have inspired inventors who create smart phones, tablets and neurokinetic 3-D holoprojective televisions? … Okay so the last one is made up, but imagine how cool it’d be?!?

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24 Jul, 2012

MARVEL NOW!

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, to talk about the universe shattering announcement Marvel made! It’s a different world after Avengers vs. X-Men… it’s going to be a new era; time for Marvel Now!

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, with some indie talk for you. With such long running series as Irredeemable and The Boys ending this year, you may be looking for a book to take their place. Or, you’re looking to branch out from your usual fare (nothing wrong with Marvel and/or DC, but variety is the spice of life). Look no further, as I have 5 books that have launched recently that I think are worth a read!

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This is the second installment of the Midtown Comics Marvel Guide! If you haven’t checked out the first part, click here!

These books are ones you can read and enjoy without having to read other titles, so if you don’t feel inclined to invest yourself heavily into the mainline Marvel continuity, you can still check out these fantastic reads!

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15 Nov, 2011

Five Sci-Fi Comics You Should be Reading

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HELLLLOOO MIDTOWN BLOG-OMANIAC! Raph here, and I’m going to talk about something that escapes people’s attention sometimes, sci-fi comics!

I love science fiction, and I think people may forget that superhero comics are science fiction comics. Superman is an alien, Batman and Iron Man have expensive gadgets, and the X-Men are genetically enhanced. There’s a certain magic and mythology to superheroes, but there is also a rational and scientific explanation for most of what goes on in comics (I still don’t know where Beppo the Super Monkey comes from). So to celebrate, here are 5 sci-fi comics you should be reading!

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09 Aug, 2011

5 Q’s with Jonathan Hickman!

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Midtown Bloggericcis! Raph back this week with some more interviewage, this time with one of my favorite new writers, Jonathan Hickman! Hickman is mostly know for his work on independent books like Pax Romana and The Nightly News, but he’s revitalized the Fantastic Four, added depth to the Marvel U with S.H.I.E.L.D. and made conspiracy nuts giddy with Secret Warriors. I got to ask Jonathan some questions before the madness of San Diego, and here is what he had to say!

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