Midtowners! Recently, Marvel announced the possibility of killing off one of its beloved characters, Wolverine. Death is a bad thing for us human beings in general, and it’s a tough subject to deal with, but in the world of comics, I think it’s a necessary part of a character’s lifespan. Sure, death in comics isn’t like death in real life, but in some ways it is. We’re going to look at death in comics, and see what results afterwards. I think you’ll be surprised as to how well it actually works out.
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Dear Mr. and Mrs. Snyder, Ms. Nelson, Mr. Goyer and Mr. Meyer,
Hello, I am writing to you in response to your attempts at making a Superman/Batman movie. I am a longtime fan and enthusiast of these two characters, dating back to early childhood. My earliest memories involve seeing Adam West and George Reeves on television as Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent, respectively, as well as their alter egos, thanks to the magic of television syndication. I am the floor manager of the Times Square location of the largest comics retail entity in the world, Midtown Comics, and that’s in no small part thanks to the actors that have portrayed Superman and Batman. I have taken great interest in your project, but have some reservations. By no means do I want you to discontinue your project, but I would like to bring up some points for you to consider. Read the rest of this entry »
The 2013 San Diego Comic Con was full of huge announcements, but one of the biggest was Warner Bros. plans to expand on the DC Cinematic Universe. Let’s take a look at what they said, and what it possibly means for the future. Read the rest of this entry »
Maybe you’re a long time fan looking for the greatest hits, or maybe you’re new to the world of Superman and about to head into a comic book store for the first time. If that’s the case, you’re probably curious where you should start. Fear not, dear friend! I am here to show you the wonders of the Man of Steel, having been a fan for as long as I can remember. Let’s take a trip into a world where a man can fly, and do things that inspire us to be better.
Meet legendary comic book artist/illustrator Alex Maleev at a signing of Hellboy & The BPRD #1 on Friday, December 5th at Midtown Comics Downtown. Hellboy & The BPRD #1 – 12/03/14 Writer: Mike Mignola •[...]