Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, and with the hot temperatures here, that means it’s blockbuster season! With movies like Iron Man 3, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fast 6, and the upcoming Man of Steel, Hollywood is preparing for a season of big explosions, but comics also are about to get things going: between Superman Unchained, Trinity War, Infinity, the next chapter of Saga, and many others, there’s lots of action to pack into those 22 pages of comic. Here are some of my favorite action-adventures from recent memory. They are all collected into trade paperbacks or are original graphic novels, so you can get all your bang in one space.

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, with some indie talk for you. With such long running series as Irredeemable and The Boys ending this year, you may be looking for a book to take their place. Or, you’re looking to branch out from your usual fare (nothing wrong with Marvel and/or DC, but variety is the spice of life). Look no further, as I have 5 books that have launched recently that I think are worth a read!

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Midtown Comics loves doing free giveaways for all of our fabulous fans!

One lucky @midtowncomics twitter follower will have the chance to win the GIGANTIC Walking Dead Volume 1 Omnibus! A $100.00 value!

How to Enter:

1) Follow Midtown Comics on Twitter.com, winners must be following Midtown Comics to be eligible.

2) Tweet or Retweet this message AND link:

WIN @RobertKirkman’s #WalkingDead Vol. 1 Omnibus from @MidtownComics! RT & Follow to enter! http://bit.ly/xamNzF

3) Wait and see who wins! Winners will be picked, contacted via Direct Message and sent their prize!

WINNER WILL BE PICKED AT 5 p.m. Wednesday Feb . 15th!

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10 Jan, 2012

The best Gateway Comics for new readers!

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Are you looking for great books to get you or your friends into comics? Here are some of our favorite “Gateway comics” that would be great for anyone not in the know. And they’re totally legal! These books also have collections available, so grab the first volume and spread the love!

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03 Jan, 2012

12 Things to Look Forward to in 2012!

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It’s 2012! With the threat of a Mayan apocalypse looming ahead, we’ve decided to take a look at all the other things to look forward to in 2012! These are comics and comic related things that will make 2012 a year worth not being blown up by Mayans!  Let the countdown begin!

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Superhero comics are what make comic books epic, mythic even. While it’s nice to see someone reveal their life to us in their own art and words, it’s still pretty cool to see Superman uppercut Darkseid into space! With that said, here are our 5 favorite superhero books right now!

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