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By Thomas Hairston

As I am writing this E3, or as it is better known, Christmas for Gamers, is going on. It’s when all the video game creators and publishers come out and say “Hey, here’s everything that we’re making, here’s all of our announcements, go pre-order it now!” It’s the time of year when a bunch of programmers turn into rock stars and we all cross our fingers and hope that the Last Guardian gets a release date (it won’t, just accept it now and you’ll be a lot happier).

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If you missed our last two Amazing Spider-Man #1 giveaways,  Midtown Comics is happy to offer one last chance to win free signed copies of our exclusive J. Scott Campbell Connecting Color Variant Cover. This contest will last from 06/03/14 – 06/10/14. 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 about the contest. Since this is your last chance, you can 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 free copy of Amazing Spider-Man #1 signed by Dan Slott from @MidtownComics! bit.ly/1mKMEB4 ”. 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 winners will be notified on 06/11/14.

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Our very own Ted Alexander (manager at Midtown Comics Downtown) recently spoke with Word and Film about Comic Book Movies and Their Source Material. You can find the full story here. Read below the jump for a few of our favorite quotes:

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If you missed our last Amazing Spider-Man #1 giveaway from May 5th,  Midtown Comics is happy to once again offer some free signed copies of our exclusive J. Scott Campbell Connecting Color Variant Cover. This contest will last from 05/20/14 – 05/27/14. 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 about the contest. 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 a free copy of Amazing Spider-Man #1 signed by Dan Slott from @MidtownComics! http://bit.ly/1jRIswj”. 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 follow us on Pinterest.

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winners will be notified on 05/28/14.

If you missed our Dan Slott signing of Amazing Spider-Man #1 on April 30th, Midtown Comics is happy to offer some free signed copies of our exclusive J. Scott Campbell Connecting Color Variant Cover. We’ve created a fun contest for you to enter for this amazing prize, which will last from 05/07/14 – 05/13/14. 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 about the contest. 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 a free copy of Amazing Spider-Man #1 signed by Dan Slott from @MidtownComics! http://bit.ly/1ijlzkJ”. 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 follow us on Pinterest.

Thank you for entering, and good luck! The winners will be announced on 05/14/14.

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by Tom Hairston – Midtown Comics Times Square

Okay, so a lot of you out there might be thinking “I want to start reading the Avengers, but there are so many titles out there, what’s the difference between them? Are they all really Avengers books? Do I have to read them all to know what’s happening?”

Well don’t worry, I’m here to help as I’ve written a breakdown of what each of the “Avengers” titles are currently about, what audience they are aimed at, and of course, answering whether or not it actually is about the Avengers.

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