Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive

Welcome back to a Fantastic week in comics!

Three, the story that brought an end to the Fantastic Four, is back in print! This pivotal turning point for Marvel’s first family is marked with new printings of the Fantastic Four story of the century, from the superstar creative team of Jonathan Hickman and artist Steve Epting, and will include a series of all new, interlocking covers featuring Johnny Storm through the ages as rendered by some of Marvel’s greatest artists.

Explosive savings online:
Take 25% off all back issues letters A-G, with the super-secret codeword below! Take 10-50% off ALL action figures, and 30% off ALL bags and boards. Last but definitely not least, take 50% off ALL comics and graphic novels from Dynamite Entertainment for the entire month of March (new releases are not included). Haven’t tried Dynamite yet? Get a FREE taste! All online orders will receive a FREE copy of Red Sonja Vol. 4 #35, throughout March, one per person.

Clearance items of the month, up to 70% off!
We’ve added a ton of new clearance items this week, including lots of action figures (lots of Star Trek figures), lots of Diamond Select statues, and ALL of our stock of Virgin Comics graphic novels!

Kevin Smith, Amber Benson & Anton Strout take Midtown!
The sensational Kevin Smith appeared at our Grand Central store to meet with fans and it was a blast! Our very own back issue buyer Alex Rae bonded with Kevin at the signing over comics and movies. Check out Kevin Smith’s new film Red State when it hits theaters later this year! Amber Benson joined us for the third year in a row, was as charming as ever, and signed her new book Serpent’s Storm for 100 adoring fans. Author Anton Strout accompanied Amber, signed his book Dead Matter. We’ll be giving away copies of Green Hornet #1 signed by Kevin Smith via Facebook and Twitter, so be sure to follow us!

DC Comics holds the line at $2.99:
DC continues to hold the line at $2.99! Check out some of this week’s awesome $2.99 releases: Adventure Comics #524, Batman #708, Brightest Day #22, DC Universe Online Legends #4, Green Lantern #64, Knight & Squire #6, Power Girl #22, Rebels #26, Red Robin #21, Superman #709, Young Justice #2!

Follow us on Twitter & Facebook and win big!
We’re always giving away great prizes to our fans and followers! Last week we gave away tickets to see Kevin Smith at Radio City Music Hall! We give away comics, graphic novels, movie tickets, and more — all you have to do for a chance to win is follow us and be a fan!

Write a review, win some revenue!
Now when you visit MidtownComics.com and be the first to write a review for a product on our site, you’ll automatically be entered to win a $25.00 Midtown Comics Gift Card! We draw a new winner every month! Give it a five star rating, or a thumbs down — it’s your call!

Believe it,
Thor and Gerry G., aka G-Man

Midtown Comics is now a top-rated seller on eBay, so you can rest assured that you are, as always, buying from the best!
This week’s featured item is an extremely limited pair of Green Lantern shoes by New Balance! Only 300 pairs of these shoes were made for the Green Lantern film’s camera department. New Balance says they will NEVER be available in stores, but we’ve got a pair! We also have lots of great action figures, statues, collectibles, and more at huge discounts, all available on our eBay page!


25% Off All back issues letters A-G. Click here to activate this week's codeword BEAST. Your discounts will automatically be activated in your cart. So just place the items you want into your basket and check out when you're finished!


10% – 50% off All Action Figures.
30% off All bags and boards.
50% off All comics and GNs from Dynamite Entertainment.

There’s so much to talk about this week! This week’s magic word is: NEW. We’ve added tons of New Avengers, New X-Men Academy X, New Wave, New Gods, New Mutants Vol. 1, New Teen Titans, plus huge chunks of X-Man, XSE, Namor, Gold Digger minis, Nightwing Vol 2, Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, Plastic Man Vol. 3 and Vol. 4, Gen 13, Omega Men, and Outlaw Nation.

But that’s not all! Did you know we now have over 115 CGC Comics on our website? We added in 20 NEW ones just last week! The CGC Don Winslow of the Navy issues that we currently have are some of the highest graded of that title and are also filed copies with a pedigree (Crowley), which makes these some of the nicest and rarest CGC’s on the market. Both our Times Square store and our Grand Central Store just got in a back issue restock too. Need to fill that hole in your Batman collection? Just go to Times Square. How about Fantastic Four Vol. 1? Grand Central has you covered!

We also have a very limited edition pair of New Balance Green Lantern shoes on our eBay page!

We buy comics, graphic novels and collectibles! If you’ve got books you want to sell, e-mail me!

Stay mint,
Alex Rae!

Spanish Inquisition Signing:
Three of Spain’s top artists, Cafu (Thunder Agents, Vixen, & more), Bit (JLA 80-page & more), and Pere Perez (Batgirl, Action Comics, & more) sign and sketch at Midtown Comics Downtown!

Midtown Comics Book Club
The next book for the Midtown Comics Book Club will be Guerillas Vol. 1 from Oni Press! Remember you get a 25% discount on the book in-store when you mention the book club! Our first book club was a huge success — check out this great write up from MTV GEEK!

MoCCA Festival:
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art festival is the premiere independent comics and art festival. This year’s guest include Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Alex Robinson, Adrian Tomine, Tom Neely, and many more!

Kid’s Comic Con:
Creating comics workshops, panels, demonstrations, and more! Kids under 17 are FREE at Kids’ Comic Con. Held at the Bronx Community College.

Midtown Comics Blog:
We get a review of the all new Annihilators from Marvel Comics. Take a look here!
Midtown Comics TV:
Geek Girl Sleepover! They said no boys allowed. Good thing we had a girl on the inside to report on everything that went down at the Geek Girl Sleepover. Take a look here!
Midtown Comics Podcast:
We recently teamed up with Think Geek to sponsor the Geek Girls Sleepover. We decided to have the lovely ladies on our podcast so you could finally put a voice to the twitter handle. Our very own Zoë was there too! Have a listen!

Midtown Comics Forum:
Sign up for the all-new Midtown Comics forums at Superfandom.com: THE place to talk comics, movies, games, and everything else we love! Get the inside scoop on everything comics from Midtown employees Raph and Rea! Check it out today!

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 NOW 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!

Note: for TEXT-ONLY list, please go to the New Release List, and uncheck the "Show Images" button.

click here for FREE IN-STORE PICKUP list