Original Midtown Comics Podcast Co-host Dimitrios (Manager of Midtown Comics Grand Central) finally makes his first appearance on the new show.  He fills in Ted (Manager of Midtown Comics Downtown) and Andrew (Midtown Comics Marketing Manager) about how he created his comic, Greasers in Greece.  We have lots of questions to answer this week, and we let you know what books we’re all looking forward to this week.

We apologize for the audio issues in this episode and will try our best for it not to happen again.

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04 Aug, 2014

Midtown’s Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy

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By Raph Soohoo

Midtownies, Raph here, with another guide for you! Guardians of the Galaxy is out in theaters, and they have a relatively obscure history compared to the likes of Spider-Man and Iron Man, so here’s a primer on the hottest new Marvel franchise.

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We all know it’s coming, Wolverine is finally going to meet his end in the Death of Wolverine series coming this September! Join Midtown Comics and Charles Soule for a signing of Death of Wolverine #1 at our Midtown Comics Downtown location on Wednesday, 09/03!

Death of Wolverine #1
Writer: Charles Soule • Artist: Steve McNiven

IT’S THE BEGINNING OF THE END – 3 MONTHS TO DIE ENDS HERE!
• The beginning of the end is now here … THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE!
• THREE MONTHS TO DIE, the loss of Wolverine’s healing factor–all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade.
• Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does…but even the best fade away eventually.
• Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher-and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he’s never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.
Rated T+

SRP: $4.99

Purchase of Death of Wolverine #1 is required.

Limit of 2 signatures per person.

2014 Eisner Nominations

The 2014 Eisner Award Winners were announced Friday evening and we’re happy to share the results with you! All of the winners can be seen in bold text below.

In fact, almost all of these titles can be found in-store or online at MidtownComics.com. We carry a number of signed copies, limited edition variants, store-exclusive variants, and much more! Read on for the full list of winners below:

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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie

 By Tom Hairston

Marvel Studios has certainly accomplished many feats that had been called impossible (or at least highly unlikely) in the short time since they started building the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It has only been a few years but people seem to have already forgotten what a huge achievement bringing several characters from separate movies together for a team up was. The mere fact that Thor and Iron Man are now household names is incredible to me. However, when it comes to Guardians of the Galaxy this is without a doubt their riskiest step yet, because although Iron Man may not have been a common name when his film was made, nobody outside of the comic book community has ever heard of Guardians of the Galaxy and it is so different from every film they’ve made so far that the average movie goer has no idea it’s even a Marvel film. Well, after seeing the movie I am happy to say that this was a gamble that paid off, big time.

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