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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Marvel cosplayers at the Marvel Cake Boss event. Photo by Ron Gejon.

This Monday, February 18th, at 9/8c, TLC’s hit series Cake Boss celebrates over fifty years of Spider-Man with a one of a kind super heroic cake that is nothing short of amazing!

In this special episode, Buddy, the Cake Boss himself,  is summoned to Marvel Entertainment’s headquarters and takes on the ultimate super heroic challenge- create a cake worthy of Spider-Man 50th Anniversary for a special rooftop celebration brought to you by Marvel and Midtown Comics! It’s a battle of super heroes and super villains as the team struggles to complete one of their most complicated cakes ever—but just what does that mean for everyone’s favorite Friendly Neighborhood Super Hero?

Don’t miss a moment of this historic event—check out TLC’s Cake Boss on Monday, February 18th at 9/8C!

For more on TLC’s Cake Boss, please visit http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/tv/cake-boss.

28 Aug, 2012

Five Favorite Moments in Spider-Man History

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, with a special post regarding our favorite wall-crawler! This year marks the 50th anniversary of Spider-Man’s first appearance, and we here at Midtown got to be involved in a special party with Marvel Comics involving the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, making a brilliant cake to celebrate. I’ll wait until the episode premiere to actually get into it, but for now, I’d like to share some of my favorite moments in Spider-Man’s history.

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03 Jul, 2012


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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, and with Amazing Spider-Man in theaters now, I thought I’d take a brief look back at the first trilogy!

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One lucky winner will win a pair of tickets to see SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK in NYC! Tickets will be valid for any weekday performances during the month of September.

See the brand-new version of Broadway’s musical spectacular—with new music, new scenes and a whole new take on the mind-blowing theatrical adventure. Songwriting superstars Bono & The Edge of U2 have joined forces with a new team of artists to bring this sensation to even greater heights. Be there.

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08 Aug, 2011


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Captain Action is back, with new Spider-Man and Captain America costumes, available in October. You can pre-order today and save 10%!  Each set boasts exciting packaging that fans will love (with art by Kirby, Romita and Jusko) and extra fan-tastic items, like the original shield of Captain America, and a Hawkeye “Assemble an Avenger” promotion.

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