Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive



Welcome back to a new week of fab Midtown exclusives!


Midtown has changed the exclusives game! Our Midtown Exclusive FF t-shirt is now available! This marks the third in a series of Midtown exclusive Marvel t-shirts including our Iron Fist shirt, and our Good Ol’ Steve Rogers shirt! But the t-shirts are only one side of the coin! This week Godzilla literally smashes Midtown Comics on the Midtown exclusive cover to this week’s Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #1 from IDW! Get this and other great exclusive covers only at Midtown!

Dynamic Sales this week:
The FINAL WEEK of Dynamite Month rages on, with 50% off ALL comics and graphic novels from Dynamite Entertainment for the remainder 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. But we don’t stop there! Oh, no! This week you can get 30% off Dark Horse, IDW, Image, and all “indie” back issues, A-M and 30% off all Batman back issues (including all with “Batman” in the title), with the super-secret codeword below. Looking for that perfect t-shirt, cap or hoodie? Find it now with 10% – 50% Off all apparel. Why go to the theater to watch an awesome summer blockbuster when you can get 10-50% Off all DVDs! Sales are online only.


If you haven’t been reading American Vampire than this is the time to start! This week American Vampire #13 rocks the shelves with the first part of an epic World War II tale! Scott Snyder continues to show us that he’s one of the best writers in comics today! The only thing that would make this book perfect is if it had a variant cover from genius artist Sean Murphy. Oh wait, it does! Yes!


Captain America’s 70th Anniversary!
Ed Brubaker teams up with superstar artists Mike Deodato, Ed McGuinness, and Travis Charest to send the Sentinel of Liberty in a shocking new direction in the giant-sized Captain America #616. Bucky’s in a Russian jail, while Steve races to uncover an international conspiracy and set his ex-partner free. Howard Chaykin, Frank Tieri, and Paul Azaceta join a cast of star-studded creators who provide some untold stories of Cap’s past during WWII. Cap co-creator Joe Simon must be very proud, and his amazing story is coming soon in a great hardcover from Titan Books: Joe Simon Man Behind the Comics.


DC continues to hold the line at $2.99.
Check out this week’s hot $2.99 books, including Action Comics #899, Gotham City Sirens #21, Green Arrow #10, JLA the 99 #6, Wonder Woman #609, and Zatanna #11!



Are you an evil super genius looking to finally capture the Dynamic Duo? Then look no further than the new All Star Batman and Robin Mini Statue that comes out this week! Considering how tough All-Star Batman and Robin really are, this may be the best way to get your hands on them! This hand-painted mini statue is designed by Jim Lee, stands 4.5” high and will quickly make you the envy of all your supervillan friends!



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APRIL PREVIEWS IS HERE: Pre-order and save 25-50% off every title:
Enjoy great savings and access to EVERY single item offered by Diamond’s Previews, and take 50% off many of June’s top comics in the April Previews, and 35-50% off lots of Flashpoint titles! Be diligent and don’t dilly-dally; April Previews orders are due by 04/29/11.


GUNDAM IS HERE!

Midtown Comics has partnered up with Bluefin Distribution, the exclusive distributors for Bandai products in North America, to bring you Gundam model kits, Dragonball Z action figures, Mega Man mini-figures, and more! Check out the selection here, and be on the lookout as we get more items in, including Gundam model kits from the new Real Grade series!

Follow us on Twitter & Facebook and win big!
We’re always giving away great prizes to our fans and followers! This week we’re giving away a set of four tickets to see the Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark on Broadway! 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!

Review any product on our site, and be automatically entered to win a $25.00 Midtown Comics gift card! What did you think of last week’s Superman New Krypton Vol 3 TP? Be the first to review it, or any other book and you’re automatically entered!

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 a framed Captain America “In Memoriam” Wizard Magazine that came straight from the Wizard offices in NYC! This item features issue number #187 of Wizard Magazine beautifully framed with Captain America on the cover. We also have lots of great action figures, statues, collectibles, and more at huge discounts, all available on our eBay page!


If you’ve been waiting to hop onto one of the greatest Batman stories ever told, now is the time! The paperback for Batman And Robin Batman Reborn TP by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is the place to start for new Batman readers, and gives a unique look at the caped crusader that long time fans will love!

THIS WEEK'S CODEWORD SALE! (Ends March 29th.)

30% Off all Dark Horse, IDW, Image & Independent back issues letters A-M, along with all Batman back issues, including all those with “Batman” in the title. Click here to activate this week's codeword BOOM. 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!

ALSO ON SALE THIS WEEK, ONLINE ONLY:

10% – 50% off All apparel.
10 – 50% off All DVDs.
50% off All comics and GNs from Dynamite Entertainment.

Our back issue team added huge runs of books to our system this week. Runs like Jack of Fables, Jonah Hex Vol. 2, Losers, Loveless, Lucifer, Daredevil Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, Iron Man (all volumes), Justice League, Justice League America, Justice League Europe, Justice League International, Justice League of America Vol. 2, JLA, Fantastic Four Vol. 1, Darkness, Elektra, Impulse, and Sonic the Hedgehog. Check out these and all the other comics we add every week in our ‘Just in Section’ on our website.

Speaking of “just in”! Our Times Square Store got in a nice chunk of ’70s Casper and Hot Stuff the Little Devil comics. Times Square and Grand Central stores both got in some long sold out Bowen statues. Downtown got in a restock of hard-to-find back issues like a whole run of DC comics’ Tarzan by Joe Kubert! Keep your eyes on the Times Square store; it’ll be getting a great collection of original Generation 1 Transformers with original boxes!

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

Stay mint,
Alex Rae!


R. Crumb Lines Drawn On Paper
Underground comix legend R. Crumb will make a rare New York appearance at the opening of his art retrospective at the Society of Illustrators, March 25, 7:00 PM. The show will run until April 30.


Elephantmen Signing with Richard Starkings
Elephantmen writer Richard Starkings will be signing on the top floor of our Times Square store!


Midtown Comics Book Club: Guerillas with creator Brahm Revel
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!


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


Midtown Comics TV:
Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Tara) and Anton Strout stop by Midtown Comics Downtown to talk to fans and sign their new books, Serpent’s Storm and Dead Waters! Take a look here!


Midtown Comics Blog:
Superman vs. The Flash! Who’s the fastest?!


Midtown Comics Podcast:
We’ve finally come back from the phantom zone! This week we talk to Superman Earth One artist Shane Davis and get details about the hit original graphic novel’s sequel!

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