After years of anticipation, Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is finally in theaters! We’ve created two spoiler-free reviews – watch us talk about it above and click here to read our extended thoughts – and now you have the chance to see the film and judge it for yourself. Maybe it’ll be one of your favorite comic book movies, maybe it won’t. But if you are reading this article, it should mean you’ve already seen the movie! If not, go away! There’s potential spoilers ahead! Seriously, shoo! For everyone else, here are the comics you should read after you’ve watched Batman v Superman. Not only will it allow you to appreciate some of the nods that popped up in the film, but they’ll also help you prepare for some of the future DC Comics and Warner Bros. movies.
Some of the below collections are currently out of stock online, but they’re still available in the three Midtown Comics stores!
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Batman vs. Superman: Who will win? On March 25th, everyone will finally have the chance to find out as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens in theaters! But you – yes, you – could be one of the very lucky fans that gets to see the hugely anticipated movie early! Not only will you get to see it early, but you’ll get to attend the U.S. premiere! Henry Cavill (Superman), Ben Affleck (Batman), Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor), and many others from the cast and crew of BvS will be in New York City on March 20th for the U.S. premiere, and you now have the chance to be there as well! 19 lucky fans will receive a pair of tickets to the exciting U.S. premiere of the Dark Knight taking on the Man of Steel! Who will win? Hopefully you! Well, what are you waiting for, fans? Enter the contest below!
The wait to see director Zack Snyder’sBatman v Superman is almost over, and now Warner Bros. and DC are asking us fans one big question: Who will win? Will Batman’s brilliant mind and technology make Superman learn what it means to be a man? Or will Superman’s sheer might stop the Dark Knight from humbling him? Or maybe Wonder Woman will knock some sense into both of them?! We won’t find out until the blockbuster DC movie opens on March 25th, but for now, we want to have some fun picking a side! This time, we’re going to support Big Blue! Kal-El/Clark Kent, a.k.a. Superman, totally has what it takes to take the Dark Knight down a peg, and we have four quick and simple reasons why. Don’t worry, we’ll eventually share a counter-point article that roots for Batman, too!
With a cheerful smile and a wink, George Reeves’ Superman won the hearts of millions of fans worldwide in the 1950s and well beyond. Reeves’ Superman exuded friendly confidence, compassion, humor, and an air of almost paternal authority. Everyone in the room always knew where they stood with Superman, and the authorities never questioned him. Gangsters feared him, but he was a super-gentleman to everyone else, especially Lois Lane. The playful, romantic tension between Lois and Superman was a big part of the fun factor!
His role as the Man of Steel ran from 1951 through 1958, but Reeves’ endearing portrayal resonated with fans for decades to come. To this day, for many, George Reeves has always been, and will always be…SUPERMAN!
If you thought you were going to get out of 2015 without a top 10 list from Midtown Comics, then you were sorely mistaken. In conjunction with Action Figure Junkies (AFJ), the leading action figure spot on social media, we have racked our brains for the better part of December knowing that the day would come where we would have to whittle our very large list down to a paltry 10 entries. Prepare yourselves, because a whole lot of factors were taken into account before being picked at, edited, polished and finally cleaned up. So, without looking yet, how many of these gems do you think you grabbed in 2015?