In honor of our brand new exclusive “I’m a Midtown Zombie” T-Shirt designed by Chris Bolson, we’re giving away 20 shirts to some lucky NYCC 2014 Attendees! To win a shirt, you must take place in our Midtown Comics “Zombie Crawl” on Saturday, October 11th at New York Comic Con booth #2036! Sound like a fun time? Learn how to enter below!

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  • We will take down the full names, email addresses, and T-Shirt sizes of the first 20 people to stop by Midtown Comics Times Square and show us proof of their Saturday NYCC Tickets (photo, actual ticket, etc.). You can enter anytime between 09/22-10/08, but remember, the earlier you arrive the better your chances of getting a spot at the 2014 Zombie Crawl!
  • The first 20 to enter will then be emailed additional details, including where and when to meet for the Zombie Crawl at NYCC 2014. You will most likely meet at our Midtown Comics booth #2036 at 12PM on Saturday, 10/11!
  • Those who are chosen will be asked to wear their new “I’m a Midtown Zombie” T-Shirts as well as  zombie makeup (we’ll provide if needed) for the crawl.
  • All 20 of us will then walk/crawl through the con in our T-Shirts and zombie makeup. We will likely be filmed by Midtown Comics and pose for photo opps as well.
  • The best looking/acting zombie in the crawl we be awarded an additional prize!
  • After the crawl, both the shirt and the memories are yours to keep!!
  • Good luck, fellow Midtown Zombies!!

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Midtown Comics is giving you one LAST CHANCE to win a pair of 4-Day Passes to New York Comic Con 2014! NYCC 2014 takes place October 9th-12th at the Javits Center in Manhattan. This contest will last from 09/22/14 – 10/06/14. Please do not enter the contest if you won’t be able to attend the convention this year. You can only enter the contest once, but 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:

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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 a pair of 4-Day @NY_Comic_Con 2014 tickets from @MidtownComics! #NYCC bit.ly/1uyLVHh”. 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!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 3pm on 10/06/14

Midtown Comics has created another fun contest for you to enter! This might be the best contest of them all! This time, we’re giving away a pair of 4-Day Passes to New York Comic Con 2014! NYCC 2014 takes place October 9th-12th at the Javits Center in Manhattan. This contest will last from 09/01/14 – 09/09/14. Please do not enter the contest if you won’t be able to attend the convention this year. You can only enter the contest once, but 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 two 4-Day @NY_Comic_Con tickets from @MidtownComics!#NYCC bit.ly/1rJbmJk ”. 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!

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winner will be notified around 1pm on 09/09/14

 

Our lovely panel of hosts Ted (Midtown Comics Downtown Store Manager), Andrew (Midtown Comics Marketing Manager), Sam (Jill of all trades at Midtown Comics Downtown and Youtube video host) and man on the street customer Gavin are joined by friend of the store Jess who got a exclusive first look at the TMNT movie.  She lets us know if it will to appeal to the average fan like herself.

We talk about the launch of the New York Comic Con ticket sales and best tips to get yours this year.

Then we get into a great conversation of famous people who have shopped the store, favorite San Diego Comic Con news and Eisner Award winners.

Of course we talk about what we read this week and what we have our eye on next week.

If you have any questions for the guys and gals drop us a email at podcast@midtowncomics.com and we may use it on the show.  You can also ask us through our Twitter and our Facebook!

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New York Comic Con 2014

It’s that moment you’ve all been waiting for — Midtown Comics will have New York Comic Con tickets for sale next week! Our exclusive first launch of tickets to the convention will go on sale Thursday, August 7th at Midtown Comics Downtown ONLY. Additional tickets will be sold in all three locations on Friday, August 8th. Please note, there will be a limit of 4 tickets per customer. All tickets available only while supplies last! In-store only!

Ticket Sale Hours on 08/07

Midtown Comics Downtown: 8am – 8pm

Ticket Sale Hours on 08/08:

Midtown Comics Downtown: 10am-8pm

Midtown Comics Times Square: 8am-12am

Midtown Comics Grand Central: 10am-9pm

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Some New York Super Week Card Benefits:

  • Drink specials at venues & bars such as Rock Bar, Barcase, The Bell House, Union Hall, Videology, Duke’s, Big Daddy’s, and The Way Station.
  • Discounts to citywide tours such as Watson Adventure Tours, Shop Gotham, Bike and Roll NYC, Slice of Brooklyn, and On Location Tours.
  • In-store merchandise discounts at cool retailers including Midtown Comics and FDNY Fire Zone.
  • Additional benefits & partners will be announced throughout Summer 2014.

Please note, the New York Super Week Card is NOT a ticket to NYCC and does NOT provide priority access or seating to any events at New York Comic Con.

The New York Super Week Card is also NOT a ticket to any New York Super Week ticketed events — those must be purchased separately. For any questions, please head to the New York Super Week website!

We had a great time at the first year of Special Edition: NYC! Check out the above video, and make sure to read our recap of the weekend as well!