20 Nov, 2018

AnimeNYC 2018

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Welcome back Anime NYC! From November 16th to November 18th, this anime convention returned to the Jacob J. Javits Center in the city for its second year!

Anime NYC 2018

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to an anime con in NYC. Historically, NYC hasn’t been able to hold on to a big anime convention.

Big Apple Anime Fest (BAAF) was ended in 2005, Anime Next skipped town from NY to Secaucus NJ, and the big problems with Anime Fest at NYCC this year.

But Anime NYC is promising!

With 36,000 attendees (compared to last year’s 20,000) from all 50 states and over 15 countries this con could be on track to outdo Otakon. Read the rest of this entry »

14 Nov, 2018

Remembering Stan Lee

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Article by Henry Varona

One of my earliest memories as a comic book connoisseur (I say with an air of ironic self-awareness) is of watching the Pryde of the X-Men animated pilot on VHS. While the series itself only had one episode, it served as an important introduction to an uncanny force for good that would change my life. No, I’m not talking about the X-Men — though they’re pretty neat — I’m talking about Stan Lee, who charmingly introduced the cartoon and intrigued my imagination. Who was this charismatic voice speaking to me? How did he know so much about the X-Men? Why was his presence so effortlessly endearing? If only I knew then what an impact he would make on not just my life, but the lives of countless fans and the entire comic book industry. Read the rest of this entry »

HELP WANTED!  FULL-TIME BACK ISSUE DEPARTMENT HELP WANTED AT MIDTOWN COMICS

Who wants to join the mighty Midtown Comics team in New Hyde Park?  We are currently looking for a Full-Time Back Issue Specialist to work alongside our team!  Could that person be you?  Read on to see if you are qualified!

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Grab your wand and get ready for adventure, because the wizarding world of Fantastic Beasts is back! Now is your chance to win tickets to watch the highly-anticipated installment in the famed world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts Crimes of Grindelwald! What spell do you have to cast in order to win these tickets? All you have to do is enter our contest and you can win tickets to see Fantastic Beasts right here in New York City on November 6th! All you have to do is click the link below! So what are you waiting for? Stop reading and start clicking!

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An army of Nazi’s is the least of their problems! When a group of American paratroopers drop down abroad on the eve of D-Day, they’ll find that the most terrifying threat they’ve ever faced has just been unearthed! We are pumped for the J.J. Abraims produced thriller Overlord, and to celebrate the impending release we are giving away tickets for two different screenings! Entering is as easy shooting a Nazi! All you have to do is click the links below! So what are you waiting for? Stop reading and start clicking!

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02 Nov, 2018

Midtown Comics Signings FAQ

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You want to come down to Midtown Comics Downtown for one of our star signings, but you don’t know where to start? Well then, have I got all the answers for the questions you were pondering on! (And the ones you didn’t even think to ask!)

NYCC18 Midtown Comics Signing

Fans excitedly waiting for the NYCC signings to begin!

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