Batman Thanksgiving

First and foremost, HAPPY THANKSGIVING! While you spend time with your family and enjoy ridiculous amounts of delicious food, it’s also fun to take a moment and think about how some of the families in comic books may spend the holiday together. So, we complied a list of some of the most interesting and memorable families that the world of comics has to offer! DC’s cosmic New Gods. Valiant’s Quantum and Woody. The Graysons in Invincible. The Gordons in DC. Marvel’s Asgardians. There’s dozens of choices out there, so if your favorite family isn’t below, go ahead and give them some love in the comments.

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Martian Manhunter cover

Article by Gregg Katzman

Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Those are just a few of the names that immediately come to mind when people talk about the DC universe. Despite appearing in comics since 1955 and being absurdly powerful, J’onn J’onzz, a.k.a. Martian Manhunter, has never reached the same level of popularity as his heroic peers. He doesn’t have a movie on the way, either (or at least one hasn’t been announced yet…). Despite not being a household name, DC is giving the martian another chance to step into the spotlight in his very own series. The Earth is once again at risk (when is it not in the DCU?), but don’t let that familiar story element fool you because Martian Manhunter is one of the most entertaining and gripping titles DC is currently publishing. A good comic book should never fly under the radar, so we want to help spread the word about this great story!

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to be a comic book fan! Finding that perfect gift for someone you care about can be a difficult and tricky process, so we want to make the shopping experience is as easy for you as possible! If the person you’re shopping for loves comic books, well, this list is for you! We guarantee that they’ll adore at least one of the items below! And don’t forget about our Black Friday sales – it’s a great way to pick up some awesome stuff while saving some money! Also, if you can’t decide on a gift, don’t forget about our Midtown Comics Gift Cards!

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DC Comics Batman Superman

DC has released the solicitations for February 2016, and as expected, there’s plenty of attention-grabbing comics! From Green Lantern to Harley Quinn, there appears to be something for everyone that month! There’s issues that promise big laughs, action-packed adventures, and more insightful looks at some of DC’s heroes and villains. There’s a lot of promising comics on the list, but we’ve managed to narrow it down to 10 that look especially exciting! After you’ve taken a look at our picks, chime in the comments with your top choices.

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Batman v Superman Captain America Civil War

By Gregg Katzman

Welcome to the very first edition of the Midtown Comics Clash! For our first question, we wanted to know which big 2016 comic book movie fans are more excited to see: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice or Captain America: Civil War?  While the two movies do have some obvious parallels (e.g. heroes fighting over ideologies; introduction of new heroes), these two movies look like they’ll also be very, very different. The Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe are at totally different stages, and both are setting out to accomplish completely different things with these blockbuster movies. Obviously, Marvel Studios and Warner Bros./DC are going for very different tones with these two films and there’s sure to be plenty of other differences, but if you had to pick one of them, which one would it be? Before revealing the poll’s current status, we thought it would be fun to ask this question to the staff in our Times Square store. Spoiler alert: one movie receives way more love.

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With DC Comics’ Kara Zor-El, a.k.a. Supergirl, heading to CBS for her TV debut, here’s a recap of this iconic heroine’s history, courtesy of your friends at Midtown Comics! So, get comfortable and prepare to get pumped for the upcoming comic book TV show!

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