05 Oct, 2011

DC Universe: Week 4 – 52 Word Reviews

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Midtown Blogidokis! Raph back with the finale to my #1 reviews. 13 more books! Let’s see how they were!

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03 Oct, 2011

New 52 – 52 Word Review Week 3

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here this week with another set of short and sweet 50 words reviews! Here’s the New 52 #1 reviews for the week of September 21st, so let’s get started!

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New York, NY, September 19, 2011- Midtown Comics in New York City will present writer Ron Marz signing his DC Comics New 52 book Voodoo #1 at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday, September 28th from 6:00PM to 7:00PM.

Ron Marz  has been writing comics for two decades, after leaving a job in journalism when he found out that just making stuff up was a lot more fun. Marz started his career with a lengthy run on Silver Surfer for Marvel. Since then, he has worked for virtually every major publisher and compiled a long list of credits, including stints on Green Lantern for DC, Star Wars for Dark Horse, Witchblade for Top Cow, and as a staff writer for CrossGen Comics.

Voodoo #1: Who is Voodoo? Is she hero, villain – or both? Learn the truth about Priscilla Kitaen as she leaves a trail of violence across America. Discover the new DCU through her eyes, because the things she sees are not always what they seem…

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14 Sep, 2011

50 Word Reviews: DC 52 Part 1

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here this week with a special all-new review format! We’re dropping the previous Twee-view format with the 140 character tweet like reviews and doing short and sweet 50 words reviews! Here they are, in alphabetical order:

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Ten lucky winners will win a fist print copy of the DC New 52 book Justice League #1 signed by artist Jim Lee and writer Geoff Johns!

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New York, NY, September 7, 2011- Midtown Comics in New York City will present Peter J. Tomasi signing his all-new DC Comics book Batman and Robin #1 at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday, September 14th from 5:00PM to 6:00PM.

This is the first of three signing events in the month of September that Midtown Comics Downtown will host for the celebration of the launch of DC The New 52. Other events include writers Scott Snyder and Ivan Brandon on 9/21 for Batman #1 and Men of War #1 and writer Ron Marz on 9/28 for Voodoo #1.

Peter J. Tomasi is a fan-favorite writer for such DC Comics tiles as Nightwing, Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors, and The Outsiders. Tomasi has also collaborated regularly with writer Geoff Johns on such titles as Blackest Night, Brightest Day, and Justice Society of America.

Batman and Robin #1: Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together! As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne’s past: His name is NoBody, and he’s not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil…

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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 DowntownFollow us on Facebook, Twitter, and the Midtown blog! More information available online at:  http://www.midtowncomics.com