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Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

DC Comics and IDW Publishing have teamed up to create a crossover that is 110% fan service: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! We loved the first issue – read about it here – and maybe – just maybe – we had the opportunity to read the second issue a little early. Just like the first issue (which you can order here), writer James Tynion IV’s story is fun, artist Freddie E. Williams II and colorist Jeremy Colwell’s pages are overflowing with energy, and there’s of course a cliffhanger that’ll have you anxious to pick up the next issue. But what else does this issue have to offer?

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Funko

Pssst. Hey, you. Yeah, you. We heard you’re looking for some Funko figures? Well, it turns out we have an enormous amount of the adorable collectibles in our stores, and we’re looking to sell them… for 20% OFF! The sale will start 12/26 and end 12/31. From Star Wars: The Force Awakens to The Walking Dead, we have a ton of cute figures from various franchises that are just waiting to find a new home. Will you add the smile-inducing BB-8 to your collection? Or perhaps one of the ridiculously adorable Dorbz figures? No matter what you’re looking for, it’s going to be 20% off in-store as long as it’s a Funko product! You’re probably already thinking about what you’d like to buy, but just in case you’re still debating about what you’d like to pick up, we have a few suggestions for you! What can we say? We’re nice like that.

 

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We had to make this episode a little larger to get all the awesomeness we had this week at the shop!  First we chat with the producers of the upcoming Charlton Comics movie Jackie Zbuska and Keith Larson and they tell us what they are doing to get their movie made.  Then we have our second Midtown Comics Podcast book club! (32:00) This week we discuss the Batman TMNT team up book that we always wanted.  We get a special treat as the writer James Tynion IV calls in to discuss they book (41:15).  We get into our top picks of the week (53:42).  Andrew picked The Private Eye HC that came out a couple weeks ago and we hear from Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin about making the book and the influence they got from Radiohead! (54:17)

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

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The trailer for the second TMNT movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, has arrived, and it looks like plenty of lighthearted fun! Bebop and Rocksteady are finally making their big screen debut, it looks like a certain evil alien may make an appearance, and there’s a brand new Casey Jones – played by a man who also portrays a famous DC archer! Watching the show on Nickelodeon is good fun, but there’s several other ways to celebrate the franchise as well! So, we’ve created a list of cool collectibles and comics for all of the Ninja Turtles fans out there!

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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.

Don’t forget to check out our Black Friday sales!

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Presents

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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