Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive


Welcome back to the biggest week ever, AGAIN! 

Brace yourself for perhaps the BIGGEST WEEK EVER (have we said that before?) as the much balleyhooed Doomsday Clock #1 from DC Comics strikes at 11:57PM on Tuesday!  Saturday, November 18 is Justice League Day, and Local Comic Shop Day, which means you can pick up a FREE Justice League comic, and purchase any of the awesome exclusives for LCSD, all on the same day!  Mighty Marvel reminds us that just when we thought Legacy couldn’t get more exciting, they unleash a new slew of game-changing Legacy tie-ins, including Black Panther, Silver Sable, and Thanos!  Brian K. Vaughan did a signing with us last week, and was kind enough to sign a whole bunch of extra copies of Paper Girls, and we’ve got ‘em for you here at a very special fan-appreciation price, bundled with BKV’s Private Eye, so you can save a bundle! 
Oh, and don’t forget to go see Justice League this weekend, we hear that it delivers justice to these beloved characters! 

Spotlight on savings:
Catch up on some recent titles that you may have missed, and save up to 60% off select current comics, including many Marvel Legacy titles!  In celebration of the hot new movie hitting theaters this week, take up to 60% off Justice League back issues, and take up to 40% off apparel!  Save BIG this week!

Only in the Big Apple:
For our friends in NYC, add fabulous flavor to your Fall super hero wear and save 25% off apparel, including hoodies, hats, t-shirts and more, including new Midtown Comics hats from New Era! 

Saturday, November 18 is Justice League Day AND Local Comic Shop Day at Midtown Comics (and maybe a few other fine comic shops)!  This means a FREE Justice League comic book, and a bevy of super cool exclusive variants for Local Comic Shop Day! 

Variant Lenticular Cover

Doomsday Clock #1

Variant Gary Frank Cover

Variant Gary Frank 11:57PM Release Cover


Doomsday Clock Free Pins

The countdown is over:
Doomsday Clock #1 arrives next week, written by glorious Geoff Johns, with art and covers by the gracious and gifted Gary Frank, including the super cool and highly coveted 11:57 release cover, limited to stores that will be open for the 11:57PM release of Doomsday Clock on Tuesday, November 21!  We’ve also got some promotional buttons, in-store only, while supplies last!

Batman The Shadow The Murder Geniuses HC

Superman American Alien TP

Challengers Of The Unknown By Jack Kirby TP

Action Comics #992

Detective Comics #969

Batman Beyond #14

Batgirl #17

Nightwing The New Order #4

Harley Quinn #32

Suicide Squad #30

Gotham City Garage #4

Flash #35

Bat-Family Action:
New stories begin and others end as the Bat-Family is in chaos! First, it’s the fall of the Batmen! Everybody in Batman’s orbit is broken, some more than others. For Clayface, keeping his shattered psyche whole has been a constant struggle. But now, has he finally reached his breaking point? And will the return of Tim Drake inspire the bad guys to band together to take down the Bat? The mystery is unearthed in Detective Comics #969, by James Tynion IV and Alvaro Martinez. Elsewhere, Batgirl and Nightwing have reached the end of the summer of lies! After falling down the rabbit hole, Barbara and Dick must face off against the Red Queen! How will they survive her murderous vendetta? Or will it be off with their heads?! Batgirl #17 is by Hope Larson with art by Chris Wildgoose.

Imaginary Fiends #1

Demon Hell Is Earth #1

Ruff & Reddy Show #2

Doom Patrol #9

Hellblazer #16

Fables Deluxe Edition Vol 15 HC

Demons Emerge:
Jason Blood finds himself venturing off to Death Valley, where a supernatural weapon is unleashed upon the land, transforming everything in its path! Even Etrigan the Demon cannot hold out against this maniacal conundrum! But the worst is yet to come, as Hell itself begins to slowly crawl up into the world of the living! Gone, gone, world of man! Andrew Constant and Brad Walker present Demon Hell is Earth #1! Then, young Melba once attempted to murder her best friend Brinke when they were small children. Now, years later, Melba is being transferred to a federal prison. That is, until the FBI explains that there is a secret realm beyond the living, one with monsters that haunt innocent people. Can Melba and Brinke put aside their past to save the future? Imagination proves deadly as Tim Seeley and Stephen Molnar present a terrifying new realm of horror in Imaginary Friends #1!

American Son:
Witness the life of Superman like never before! Everybody under the sun knows that Superman grew up on a farm and eventually became the greatest hero in the DC Universe. But do you really know the man behind it all? Max Landis presents an intimate look at the life of the Man of Steel from his early days as a boy learning to fly, to his bare-knuckle-brawls against monsters such as Doomsday! With a wealth of great artists such as Nick Dragotta, Ryan Sook, and more, these tales showcase what truly makes Superman stand in a league of his own. Superman American Alien TP collects issues 1-7 of the critically acclaimed series.

Regular Ryan Stegman Cover

Variant Khary Randolph Lenticular Homage Cover

Variant John Tyler Christopher Trading Card Cover

Eight Years Later:
Jump eight years into the future with the web-slinging and wall-crawling Spider-Man family! Peter Parker and Mary Jane’s super-powered daughter, Annie, is now in high school. But when this teen isn’t in class, she’s swinging through the streets with her parents. After all, keeping New York safe from super villains is a family affair! But what new threat has emerged to menace the wall-crawlers? Join the new creative team of writer Jody Houser and artist Nick Roche for Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #13!

Regular Natacha Bustos Cover

Variant Felipe Smith Lenticular Homage Cover

Variant John Tyler Christopher Trading Card Cover

Fantastic Three:
When the Silver Surfer comes to Manhattan with a warning about an ancient cosmic menace on a collision course with Earth, you better listen up! But without the First Family of the Marvel Universe around to answer the call, who’s going to step up and solve the impossible? Lunella Lafayette, that’s who! Without Devil Dinosaur by her side, Lunella must join forces with some new friends who are missing their pals, too: The Human Torch and the ever-lovin’ blue-eyed Thing! Don’t miss the return of the Fantastic Three! Brandon Montclare and Natacha Bustos present Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #25!

Regular Geoff Shaw Cover

Variant Jacen Burrows Lenticular Homage Cover

Variant John Tyler Christopher Trading Card Cover

Thanos Wins:
In the great echoes of space, a terror awaits the Marvel Universe. Thanos, the Mad Titan, seeks to destroy everything in his path while he ventures to achieve the one thing that has always eluded him; complete supremacy in the entire universe. And now, Thanos gets to live out his greatest aspiration. Stay out of his way. Donny Cates joins the Marvel Universe with an expansive look at the great Marvel cosmos as seen through the eyes of one of its greatest villains, with the masterful art of Geoff Shaw. The world trembles in the wake of Thanos #13.

Silver Sable And The Wild Pack #36

Silver Sable And The Wild Pack #36 Ron Lim Variant Cover
Invincible Iron Man #594

All New Wolverine #27

Captain Marvel #126

Luke Cage #167

Spider-Man Deadpool #24

Black Panther #167

Cable #151

X-Men Gold #16

Monsters Unleashed #8

Royals #11

Heroes Step Forward:
From the beginning of its storied history, Marvel Comics has offered epic clashes of heroes and villains, always charting a course for discovery in the world of comics! Tony Stark is missing! With the world bewildering by his sudden disappearance, where has the body of Tony Stark run off to? What does this mean for the future of Stark? With his troubled past rearing its ugly head again, can Doctor Doom stay true as the Infamous Iron Man? Or will Riri Williams be the last armored avenger left standing? Invincible Iron Man #594 is by superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis with art by Stefano Caselli and Alex Maleev. Then a classic series returns! After faking her own death, Silver Sable is back in the mercenary game, and this time she might not survive! One of Sable’s operations goes south, and she finds herself and a small group of hostages trapped in the clutches of a dangerous group of terrorists! Writer Christa Faust and artist Paulo Siqueira bring back one of Marvel’s classic femme fatales in Silver Sable and the Wild Pack #36!

Punisher Platoon #3

Guardians Of The Galaxy
Telltale Series #5

Generation X #9

Infamous Iron Man Vol 2 Absolution Of Doom TP

Nick Fury
Deep Cover Capers TP

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 1 Communication Breakdown TP

Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe Again TP

Doctor Strange And The Sorcerers Supreme Vol 2 Time After Time TP

Ultimates (Squared) Vol 2 Eternity War TP

Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan #1 Signed by Declan Shelvey

Angelic #1 Signed by Si Spurrier and Caspar Wijngaard

Robotech #1 Signed by Brian Wood

Sacred Creatures #1 Signed by Klaus Janson and Pablo Raimondi

Secret Warriors #1 Signed by Matt Rosenberg

Batman TMNT #1 Midtown Exclusive Signed By Cliff Chiang

Dark Nights: Metal #1 By Simon Bisley

Robotech #1 By Andrew Leung

Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 By Art Adams

DC Variants By Terry Dodson And Rachel Dodson


All-Star Batman #1 by Tyler Kirkham

Paper Girls HC signed by BKV:
Everyone knows that Brian K. Vaughan is a kind and generous man, but this time he went overboard!  He and Cliff Chang signed a whole bunch of copies of Paper Girls HC for us, and we’re offering it individually, or bundled with his Private Eye HC, with a bookplate signed by BKV and artists Marcos Martin & Muntsa Vicente. You can save over 40% off the cover price for the combo!

Ana and Gabe are the two last humans left alive in the entire galaxy. They’re low on fuel, they’re low on food, and they’re low on psychedelic space fruit! But they won’t give in, they’re still determined to make it to the promised land, to live out their days on the planet Euphoria. This is the story of their journey, the friends made along the way, and how the universe reacts to those who dare forge their own destiny. Ryan O’Sullivan and Plaid Klaus present the next great Image Comics hit with Void Trip #1!

Tomb Raider Survivors Crusade #1

Snotgirl #8

Wayward #25

Betty & Veronica Vixens #1

Doctor Crowe #4

WWE #11

Gregory Suicide HC

Roots TP

Eternal Empire Vol 1 TP

Winnebago Graveyard TP

Orions Outcasts HC

Snoopy HC

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

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