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 »

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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Greetings Midtowners! Welcome to our first Midtown Comics signings blog-post!

NYCC NOW 18 Image Signing

Don’t Know About Midtown’s Signings? GASP!?

Maybe you’ve been to a signing before at a convention, maybe you haven’t! Well Midtown Comics brings the convention to YOU, right in the heart of Manhattan! This saves you the money, time and effort of having to haul all your comics over to a pricey convention for access to the signatures you desire.

PLUS you get to hang out in Midtown Comics Downtown, the coolest comic capital of NYC (and keep us company! I promise, we are as excited to have you there are you are to be there!).

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A QUICK LOOK: DOPE AF 9.7 out of 10: Gritty storytelling, socially relevant content, honest character development, insane fight scenes… perfectly Miller-esque. Only points docked are for quiet ending that couldn’t compete with wildly explosive middle. A MUST-SEE!

If you are a long time comic reader, or new to the comic book superhero world, you’re asking yourself: Should I watch Daredevil Season 3? Well I’m here to tell you that while Netflix hasn’t been entirely successful with it’s Superhero franchises, this is the one you’ve been waiting for.

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Order Batman Ninja Blu-ray and DVD steelbook HERE: http://ow.ly/v5ZQ30jGdJ9

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Celebrates Batman Ninja with TWO Free Fan Events May 1st and 2nd!

On Tuesday, May 1, Batman Ninja will have its NYC premiere at The Directors Guild of America (110 West 57th Street in New York City). Starting at 7:00pm, the event will include a screening of the full film, and a post-screening panel discussion amongst the filmmakers and actors. A limited number of free tickets are available to the general public (see details below). Read the rest of this entry »

Midtown Comics, the United States’ largest comic book store, is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Westchester Hudson Valley (CTWHV) Chapter for an upcoming charity sale.  Midtown Comics teamed up with 2016 CTWHV Man of the Year Candidate, Todd Zavorskas of Team Zombie Leader, for the special sale to benefit the LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.  Todd has volunteered for LLS for over 24 years raising over 175K during that time.

The sale offers up to 75% off everything including comics, back issues, select back issues, graphic novels, books, manga, statues, action figures, collectibles, apparel and more. A portion of proceeds will be donated to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the third year in a row.  The previous two online Midtown sales brought in over $8,400 to help eradicate blood cancers.

Supporters can shop the sale from March 7-13, 2018 at www.midtowncomics.com.

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