Mets Superheroes comics

As the New York Mets fight to enter the World Series, they’re no longer being viewed by some fans as just another sports team – they’re being viewed as a superhero sports team! With two of the team’s fan-favorite pitchers taking superhero names – Dark Knight and Thor – some fans are having fun thinking about which Marvel and DC heroes the other athletes can represent. Well, Monkeys Fighting Robots took time to match the rest of the team with appropriate heroes, so we want to share some extra commentary on the site’s picks!

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Iron Man poster movie

To celebrate director/writer/actor Jon Favreau’s birthday, we’re going to take a look at his first Marvel Studios movie, Iron Man, and explain why it’s awesome. The film has received plenty of love over the years and obviously, we think Tony Stark’s cinematic origin story deserves all of that praise and then some! So, get cozy and let’s talk about why the first Iron Man movie is great!

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Midtown Comics has another exciting contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away an All-New Hawkeye #1 blank variant signed by actor Jeremy Renner! Hawkeye himself!  This contest will last from 10/13/15 – 10/26/15. You can only enter the contest once, but you also can build up more entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, Following us on Pinterest, and Tweeting at us daily about the contest. You can also now gain more entries by referring your friends or signing up for our newsletter as well! Read on for more details below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

  1. In order to enter the contest, you must Like our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You must also be following us on Twitter.
  3. To earn additional entries and increase your chances of winning, you can tweet, “I entered to win a signed #Hawkeye #1 by @Renner4Real from @MidtownComics!”. You can then submit the URL of your tweet to Rafflecopter. Please note that you can only tweet this once per day.
  4. You can also refer friends to gain additional entries.
  5. Signing up for our newsletter will also gain you an entry.
  6. You can follow us on Pinterest as well!
  7. You MUST be able to pick up the tickets in person from Midtown Comics Times Square!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified on 10/26/15.

Daredevil Punisher comics

Marvel and Netflix’s first season of Daredevil – which is the first of many Marvel/Netflix projects – received an enormous amount of love from both fans and critics. The dark and sometimes shockingly violent drama revealed not only the origin of Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), but also his iconic adversary, Wilson Fisk/Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio). When the dust finally settled from the Man Without Fear’s first major battle, Kingpin was behind bars and the street level hero was finally wearing a costume similar to the memorable red one he often wears in the comics. Season 2 is already under production, and it’s adding two classic characters to the show: Frank Castle/Punisher (Jon Bernthal) and Elektra Natchios (Elodie Yung). The second season is currently scheduled to be released in 2016, and we want to make sure you’ve done your homework! So, we’ve put a quick list together of five stories that are absolutely mandatory before delving into season 2. Be sure to contact one of our stores to see if the following stories are in stock. If not, check our website!

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Hugh Jackman Wolverine

Since 2000, actor Hugh Jackman has portrayed the immensely popular X-Man James “Logan” Howlett, a.k.a Wolverine. From 2000’s X-Men to 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, Jackman’s managed to capture three qualities that are critical for Wolverine: heart, torment, and rage. You’ve seen him pop his claws and fall for Jean Grey, but there’s plenty of fun, behind-the-scenes facts about Jackman’s Wolverine! So, to celebrate his birthday, we’ll share five of them! If your favorite Jackman/Wolverine fact isn’t below, share it in the comments!

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X-Men Iceman

To celebrate Shawn Ashmore’s birthday, a.k.a. Robert “Bobby” Drake/Iceman, we here at Midtown Comics are reflecting on the X-Men movies and highlighting some of the coolest (sorry about the Iceman pun) moments! From 2000’s X-Men to last year’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, the cinematic mutant universe has more than a few unforgettable and awesome moments. We could go on about terrific scenes from the various movies, but we’ve narrowed our list down to 10. If your top moment isn’t below, share it in the comments!

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