Our lovely panel of hosts Ted (Midtown Comics Downtown Store Manager), Andrew (Midtown Comics Marketing Manager), Sam (Jill of all trades at Midtown Comics Downtown and Youtube video host) and man on the street customer Gavin are joined by friend of the store Jess who got a exclusive first look at the TMNT movie.  She lets us know if it will to appeal to the average fan like herself.

We talk about the launch of the New York Comic Con ticket sales and best tips to get yours this year.

Then we get into a great conversation of famous people who have shopped the store, favorite San Diego Comic Con news and Eisner Award winners.

Of course we talk about what we read this week and what we have our eye on next week.

If you have any questions for the guys and gals drop us a email at podcast@midtowncomics.com and we may use it on the show.  You can also ask us through our Twitter and our Facebook!

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12 Dec, 2011

IDW Loves the 80’s!

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The 80’s we’re memorable for classic product based cartoons like Ghostbusters, Transformers and GI Joe; and one of our personal favorites: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! All of these great properties have made a comeback in one way or another.

IDW has taken note of this and is putting out comics for all of our 80’s favorites! Here’s a short list!

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08 Apr, 2011

WONDERCON 2011: My Favorite Things

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Greetings Blogvengers! If it’s early in the week, it must be time for some Raph Rampage on your computer screens! This week, the reality of life sets in. You and I can’t go to every convention out there (unless you’ve got someone to subsidize your comic habit or are independently wealthy… grumble grumble), and WonderCon 2011 has come and gone without us. FRET NOT BLOG READER! I’ve chosen my favorite tidbits to present to you! I would like to thank the people at Comic Book Resources (www.comicbookresources.com) and Newsarama (www.newsarama.com ) for having people at the con doing the reporting. Check those pages out for extensive coverage!

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