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Hey Mighty Midtowners! Midtown Comics Warehouse in New Hyde Park, LI is hiring for our buying department! Apply today and and lend your skills to our team of super heroes! Info Below:

Buyers Assistant

Basic skills required:

  • Bookstore, Toy store, Retail Sale or Wholesale experience
  • Buying Experience
  • Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Ability to cold call
  • Carry a project from idea to physical completion and to build to make it better
  • Comic knowledge a must

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@midtowncomics.com with subject line “Assistant Buyer Position”.

Love collectibles, action figures, toys, and games? Are you a kid (or maybe a kid at heart)? If the answer is yes, then we have some GREAT news for you! Join us for a celebration of play and entertainment at the first ever Play Fair 2016, an interactive and fun-filled live event open to the public, running concurrently with Toy Fair, at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC on February 13 and 14! Buy tickets at Midtown Comics!

If you can’t make it into any of our physical locations, you can still purchase tickets online today!

Presented by LEGO and Nickelodeon, Play Fair is a celebration of play and entertainment for all ages. With hands-on exhibits, awe-inspiring displays, and dozens of toy and entertainment brands, attendees can feel, touch, and take home their favorite toys and games — and be the first to glimpse the toys of tomorrow. Here are a few special things happening over the weekend:

  • Take in episodes of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web-Warriors and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Comic creators Art Baltazar, Franco Aureliani, Abby Denson, Dave Roman, Matt Loux, and Misako Rocks! sketch and sign their books in the Aw Yeah Artist Alley
  • Meet Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir live on stage
  • Play with the latest Nerf blasters in a massive Nerf Arena
  • LEGO Master Builder Erik Varszegi presents insider tips on creating LEGO masterpieces
  • Watch Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears and Teen Titans Go! on a massive movie screen
  • Get an up close look at a life-size Batmobile from the new movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Toy Tokyo brings a Dorbz Ridez Batman ’66 Blue Batmobile with Batman Exclusive from Funko to Play Fair. The Blue Batmobile is $40, available in limited quantities, and will be for sale only at the Toy Tokyo Booth.
  • Pose for photos with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Saban’s Power Rangers Dino Super Charge, and SpongeBob SquarePants in Play Fair’s Meet & Greets
  • Shop the Play Fair Show Store powered by Midtown Comics for new, unique, and hard-to-find toys

Starting this week, fans can purchase tickets at ANY Midtown Comics location, including Times Square, Grand Central, and Downtown. Prices and information can be found below:

Play Fair offers four sessions across February 13 and 14, with tickets to each session $30…

SATURDAY MORNING – $30
SATURDAY AFTERNOON – $30
SUNDAY MORNING – $30
SUNDAY AFTERNOON – $30
WEEKEND EXPERIENCE PASS – $145

FAMILY PACK (contains 4 session tickets for only $110.00)

Morning sessions run from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Afternoon sessions run from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. We recommend you arrive at Play Fair on or around your session start time to make the most of your experience. Children 2 and under will be admitted for free. More info can be found here: http://playfairny.com/tickets/

Brands at Play Fair 2016:

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Midtown Comics has created another exciting contest for you to enter! This time, we’re holding a signing of Dark Knight III: The Master Race with creative team Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, and Klaus Janson at Midtown Comics Downtown on Saturday, 12/19!

Since this is such a high-profile signing, we will have to unfortunately limit the amount of line tickets that will be available. If fans would like to attend, they can simply enter their email address below for a chance to win a line ticket through Rafflecopter. This will be a randomly generated contest, and everyone has a fair chance to win!

Midtown Comics will email the winning names on the afternoon of Friday, 12/11. The winning names will be added to a will call list, and you will pick up your line tickets on the afternoon of the event, 12/19.

Thanks again, and good luck in attending this historic DC Comics signing event!

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Recorded live in front of a studio audience, we chat with Paul Levitz about his new book Will Eisner: Champion Of The Graphic Novel. Sam moderates a panel that discusses the origin of  Will Eisner and his influences today.  Dimitrios gets some questions from our audience.

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

To read the books that we about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world!

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This week we have our first ever Midtown Comics Podcast Book Club in which we discuss Monstress #1 by Marjorie Liu (who is also interviewed about the book)! Also, we chat Comics Art Brooklyn, Shia Labeouf, and our weekly top picks!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

To read the books that we about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world!

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Midtown Comics has another exciting contest for you to enter! This time, we’re giving away a few goodies from the upcoming New Jersey Comic Expo 2015! Jim Lee will be doing a general signing for fans at 2 items signed per fan.  THEN there’s the VIP Meet and Greet with Jim where fans will be with him in a VERY limited Exclusive Group with the ability to have up till 10 comics signed AND a photo opportunity with  Jim.

Platinum Grand Prize – (1) Fan will be able to be in the VIP Meet and Greet.

Grand Prize – (2) Fans will be able to win a guaranteed a spot in the line for the General Signing.

Free Show Tickets – (5) Fans will get free weekend passes.

This contest will last from 11/06/15 – 11/13/15. 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! Read on for more details below:

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  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 tickets to @JerseyComicExpo 2015 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 11/13/15.