Father’s Day is right around the corner, and we thought it would be fitting to review the best and worst Dads in the comic book universe!  After all, who would our favorite superheroes be without the guidance of their fathers?  Earth’s mightiest heroes didn’t get where they are today without a little guidance, and we find out which dads did well and which didn’t quite make the cut!

Midtown Comics wishes all Dads a very happy Father’s day!  Read on for the complete list!

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Marvel Comics

By Dan Gladston

You’ve probably seen our guide to DC’s upcoming films by now, but what about Marvel’s upcoming releases? We’ve now created a list of some of the most anticipated films coming from the Marvel cinematic universe.  If you’ve been aching to learn more about these future hits, look no further!

Please enjoy the list that follows and we hope you post your thoughts, concerns, and opinions in the comments section below!

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Hey Midtown Maniacs!

We’ve teamed up with artist Mark Brooks to give away a one-of-a-kind sketch cover of The Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1! This sketch cover features a detailed drawing of Black Cat, Spider-Man’s biggest admirer! You may have seen her last on Mark Brook’s Midtown Exclusive variant cover of RYV #1, which you can find here! 

This contest will last from 06/09/15 – 06/23/15. You can submit multiple entries by Liking our page on Facebook, Following us on Twitter, Tweeting at us daily about the contest, and following us on Pinterest!

Read on for more details below:

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  1. You can gain one entry for Liking our Midtown Comics page on Facebook.
  2. You can gain one entry for Following Midtown Comics on Twitter.
  3. You can two entries for Following Midtown Comics on Pinterest.
  4. You can gain three entries for Tweeting, “I entered to win a #SpiderMan Sketch Cover by @MarkBrooksArt and @MidtownComics!” Please note, you can only Tweet this once per day.

 

 

Midtown has gone Secret Wars crazy! We’re doing a variant for each issue of Secret Wars, eight covers in all! Plus two more variants for related series!

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First up, Secret Wars #1-8. Each issue will feature multiple versions of the same character, pulled from different time periods and alternate realities! Find them all below!

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With the end of the year comes several “Best Of” lists, and would we really be one of the largest comic book shops in the world without a “Best Comics of 2014″ list? The clear answer is no, we wouldn’t! Our staff has put together a list of our 30 favorite comics, graphic novels, one-shots, and more from 2014! With everything from Saga to Transformers, you’re sure to find one of your favorites on this list! Or maybe a new favorite? Click through the links to find all of these books available on our website today! Thanks, and read our entire list of the 30 Best Comics of 2014 below!

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Gavin, Sam, Andrew, and Ted are joined in-store by Editor-In-Chief of Papercutz, Jim Salicrup.  Jim tells how he helped create one of Spider-man’s deadliest enemies Venom, paved the way for characters to cross over into different books, and the history of Papercutz.  From Ernest & RebeccaPower Rangers, and The Smurfs, to the popular WWE Superstars, we get just a small example of the titles they put out.

We give our take on the Avengers 2: Age of Ultron trailer and explain the differences it has with the Brian Michael Bendis book of the same name.

Finally we give our hot picks for the week and what we are looking forward to next week and Andrew spills some secrets on some events that we’ll be hosting at the store over the next few months!

If you have any questions or suggestions for the show, let us know through our Twitter,Facebook ,or email podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Ask us on our voicemail 980-MID-TOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

Visit www.midtowncomics.com to get all the books that we talk about delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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