THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME RETURNS TO MARVEL! Join us at Midtown Comics Downtown on 01/16/14 as Jason Aaron and John Cassaday sign Star Wars #1, one of the most anticipated books of 2015!
Star Wars #1 – 01/14/14
Writer: Jason Aaron • Artist: John Cassaday
Luke Skywalker and the ragtag band of rebels fighting against the Galactic Empire are fresh off their biggest victory yet-the destruction of the massive battle station known as the Death Star. But the Empire’s not toppled yet! Join Luke along with Princess Leia, smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca, droids C-3PO and R2-D2, and the rest of the Rebel Alliance as they strike out for freedom against the evil forces of Darth Vader and his master, the Emperor. Written by Jason Aaron (Original Sin, Thor: God of Thunder) and with art by John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men, Uncanny Avengers), this is the Star Wars saga as only Marvel Comics could make it!
-Purchase of Star Wars #1 required to attend event.
-Limit of two items signed per person.
The whole gang (Andrew, Dimitirios, Sam, Gavin, and Ted) finally gets back together! We catch up on our Thanksgiving break. We then discuss the latest movie news including the Star Wars Episode 7 teaser, the Terminator Genisys trailer, Suicide Squad casting, and some actors finally getting announced for some projects. Andrew tries to make heads or tails on the Walking Dead comic and TV show. We then talk about our hot picks of the week and answer a voicemail from a listener.
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This Sunday, May 4th, Midtown Comics will be celebrating our love of Star Wars with a special “May The Fourth Be With You” sale for 20% off all Star Wars items online!
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Hurricane Sandy did tremendous damage to the New York and New Jersey area and now Midtown Comics, with the help of writer Brian Wood, is giving back! We’re making available limited quantities of the 1st printing of Star Wars #1 SIGNED by writer Brian Wood from Dark Horse Comics! These books are available online for $20 and we will be donating 75% of the proceeds of the sale of these books to K.I.D.S. – Kids In Distressed Situations, a charity that provides relief to the young victims of Hurricane Sandy and their families in NY and NJ.
Get your copy now RIGHT HERE!
Kids in Distressed Situations strives to minimize the impact of poverty and tragedy on the well-being of children and teens and to maximize their self-esteem and dignity through the agency partner distribution of kid-essentials made possible by the donation of product and funds from companies, foundations and individuals.
HELLLLOOO MIDTOWN BLOG-OMANIAC! Raph here, and I’m going to talk about something that escapes people’s attention sometimes, sci-fi comics!
I love science fiction, and I think people may forget that superhero comics are science fiction comics. Superman is an alien, Batman and Iron Man have expensive gadgets, and the X-Men are genetically enhanced. There’s a certain magic and mythology to superheroes, but there is also a rational and scientific explanation for most of what goes on in comics (I still don’t know where Beppo the Super Monkey comes from). So to celebrate, here are 5 sci-fi comics you should be reading!
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