Welcome back to a new kind of comic-con!

The first edition of Five Points Festival takes place in NYC this weekend, May 20-21, and we’re proud to be the retail partner—more info below! So how do you feel about Secret Empire so far? It’s a tough subject for many, and there are a few tie-ins next week to help shed some light, including Captain America Steve Rogers #17! But wait—there’s more! I Am Groot #1, Marvel returns to legacy numbering with Venom #150, Batman/The Shadow #2, and more Batman, and Batman family!  Plus, the classic Ghostbusters join forces with the new team in Ghostbusters 101 #3!

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A New Kind of Comic Con is Coming to NYC:
Midtown Comics is proud to present the Five Points Festival, a designer toy and comic art convention debuting May 20-21 in Lower Manhattan! A showcase of artists, designers, publishers, and toy brands, Five Points is a place for comic fans, collectors, and anyone interested in independent art! Guests include Bryan Lee O’Malley, Greg Capullo, Sean Gordon Murphy, Simone Legno, and Ron English! Tickets are available online, and in-store at all Midtown Comics locations.

Marvel’s RessurXtion is underway! Young versions of the original X-Men are back and they have their very own title! And what clawed character could that be on the cover?! X-Men Blue #4 is by writer Cullen Bunn and artist Julian Lopez, with a cover by Arthur Adams!

Eddie Brock Venom is back:
Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote have been reunited, and they’re web-slinging their way around New York again. Marvel is returning to legacy numbering with the oversized Venom #150 is by writer Mike Costa, artists Tradd Moore and Gerardo Sandoval, and more, with a cover by Sandoval! Web-sling your way to Midtown Comics Downtown to meet artist Tradd Moore and get your comic signed!

Classic Scarlet Spider swings into action:
The Scarlet Spider is back and madder than ever! Ben Reilly, after his plan to take over the world was foiled, is trying something new. You won’t believe what you read here! Ben Reilly Scarlet Spider #2 is by writer Peter David and artist Mark Bagley, with a cover by Bagley! Snag a copy of the first issue signed by Peter David before they sell out!

Iconic vigilantes join forces:
The second chapter in the historic team-up of history’s greatest vigilantes is here! The Shadow must convince Batman of his innocence so the two can seek out their true common foe, the Stag, before he takes out Batman’s greatest allies. Batman The Shadow #2 – which is co-published by Dynamite Entertainment – is by writers Scott Snyder and Steve Orlando, with art and cover by Riley Rossmo!

Constantine comics:
John Constantine has a lead on the missing journal, but has Misabel created a false trail? Mercury doesn’t trust the looks of the club where they end up, and only an old enemy can save them! Hellblazer #10 is by writer Simon Oliver and artists Davide Fabbri and Jose Marzan, with a cover by Riley Rossmo! Believed to be dead, Constantine needs to set the record straight with the surviving members of his family. John walks into the middle of a range war between rival groups of magicians. Hellblazer Vol 16 collects Hellblazer #175-188 by writer Mike Carey and artist Steve Dillon, with a cover by Nimit Malavia!

Kirby’s Kamandi continues:
Prepare for an unforgettable trek through the jungles of South Asia where Kamandi meets a tiger detective who promises to help him find the clues that will locate his missing parents. Is a family reunion in Kamandi’s near future? This issue ends with the most dramatic cliffhanger to date-you dare not miss it! Kamandi Challenge #5 is by writer Bill Willingham and artists Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert, with a cover by Gary Frank!

Incredible Image issues:
Saya’s mysterious savior offers her a deal that will change Kings Dominion forever. But it’s a contract signed in blood! Deadly Class #28 is by writer Rick Remender and artist Wesley Craig. Meanwhile, in the latest chapter of "The Kingdom Endures", the King of New Orleans picks a side! East of West #33 is by writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Nick Dragotta!

Believe it,
G-Man and Gregg!

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Midtown's New Release List:
Not everyone realizes it, but our new release list is the most accurate and complete in the industry, BAR NONE. Our list is posted every Wednesday afternoon, and includes ALL of the new releases for the following week, complete with links to purchase and reserve. Check it out!

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