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Welcome back to the Batman Who Laughs!

If the Joker is the Clown Prince of Crime, what does that make this nutcase? Bruce Wayne’s worst nightmare came to life in Dark Knights Metal, and now he’s been let loose in Scott Snyder’s Batman Who Laughs #1! We completely support his wave of destruction in Gotham City, as we’re proud to showcase the Midtown Comics Batman Who Laughs #1 Exclusive Edition by legendary artist Bill Sienkiewicz! Plus, there’s a huge celebration for the creepy caped crusader as we host writer Scott Snyder at a sensational signing from Midtown Comics Downtown! And if you’re in the market for a creepy cool collectible, there’s still time to pre-order the Funko POP! Batman Who Laughs figure too!

Don’t let our excitement for Batman Who Laughs distract you from the plethora of other incredible books coming out! DC also presents Batman Damned #2, which is sure to capture the attention of many fans! Beyond that, there’s Wonder Woman #60, Superman #6, and the future of the comic book industry in New Talent Showcase 2018 #1! Over at the House of Ideas, a hero rises up to the challenge as Miles Morales returns in Miles Morales Spider-Man #1! He’s not alone, as there’s also Defenders Silver Surfer #1, Typhoid Fever Iron Fist #1, and the return of X-Man in Uncanny X-Men #5!

 

 



 

Spotlight on savings:
Save BIG on incentive covers and Midtown exclusive comics! Beef up your collection and save 30% off these great incentive covers from all publishers, and the many magnificent Midtown variant covers from Marvel, Image, Dynamite, and more (new releases are not included).  Winter is upon us, and you can stay warm in super-style and save up to 40% off  outerwear, hats, t-shirts, Midtown exclusives, Midtown apparel, accessories and jewelry, and ALL apparel!  These sales are offered online only, and are not valid for new releases, gift cards, supplies, or advance orders, and other exceptions may apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday gift ideas:
‘Tis the season, and if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the comic book/pop culture fan in your life, look no further than our new Holiday Gift Page, chock full of hand-picked items by the experts at Midtown Comics!

 

 







 

The biggest treasure of the 7 seas is FREE:
Make a big splash at the premiere of Aquaman with your FREE Midtown Comics exclusive Aquaman hat from New Era!  The hat is free, with the purchase of this special bundle of comics featuring seven issues of the “Drowned Earth” story arc, plus the brand new Mera #1 by Dan Abnett, with cover by Stanley Artgerm Lau, and Aquaman #43, Kelly Sue DeConnick’s first issue.  All eight other covers are randomly filled titles from this extraordinarily epic aquatic adventure!  Creators of these books include Scott Snyder, Howard Porter, Francesco Mattina, and more!  This item ships on December 19th, you can pre-order it now!

 

 



 

BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1


Regular Jock Cover

Variant Greg Capullo Cover

Variant Blank Cover

 

 

 

So Metal:
In the wake of the rocking events of Dark Nights: Metal, Bruce Wayne must turn around and face the nightmares which spawned from the blackness of the Dark Multiverse. Although he knows that the monsters defeated each other in the fall of Challengers Mountain, Batman still has his doubts.  What he finds out is that The Batman Who Laughs survived his battle with The Joker at the close of Metal. Furthermore, he is plotting to unleash his sinister plan across the Multiverse.  When Gotham’s Dark Knight discovers the only way to stop this psycho is to defeat him for good – by killing him – he will have to consider breaking the very rule that defines his life. Yet, this very same rule is the reason the Batman Who Laughs was allowed to come into existence! You can’t miss the epic story unfold in Scott Snyder and Jock’s Batman Who Laughs #1! And for our friends in the New York City area, join us for our final signing of the year when Scott Snyder drops by Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, December 13th!


 

 

 

 

Wrestling With Demons:
Batman descends into the madness of Gotham’s decadent underbelly with a tour guide as dark as the city; Constantine. The Dark Knight must face some of his demons, and he’s got the right company for the job.  Joined by Etrigan The Demon, he’ll get all the help he needs. But when you invite demons into your story, you can’t leave out the likes of Deadman, Spectre, and the Enchantress! It’s a haunting cast in this tale brought to you by the star team of Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo in Batman Damned #2!

 

 







 

DC COMICS SIGNED AT MIDTOWN


Old Lady Harley signed by Frank Tieri

Batman Secret Files signed by Brad Walker

Justice League #10 signed by Scott Snyder

 

 

 

FROM DC COMICS


Batman Annual #3

Superman #6

Supergirl #25

Wonder Woman #60

Justice League Dark #6

Flash #60

Hawkman #7

Suicide Squad #49

Titans #31

 

 

 


Aquaman Vol 6 Kingslayer TP

Wonder Woman The Golden Age Vol 2 TP

Harley Loves Joker By Paul Dini HC

Flash Vol 8 Flash War TP

Superman Shazam First Thunder Deluxe Edition HC

Curse of Brimstone Vol 1 Inferno TP

 

 

 

ALSO FROM DC COMICS


Goddess Mode #1

House of Whispers #4

Sasquatch Detective #1

Scooby Apocalypse #32

Scarlet Book 2 TP

Sandman Vol 3 Dream Country 30th Anniversary Edition TP

 

 

 

Know-It-All:
In the not-so-distant future, humanity’s needs are handled by an all knowing, godlike AI. It’s up to one woman to take on the terrible job of being its tech support…no pressure! But when this techie, Cassandra Price, discovers a secret within the machine, it will forever change her life. Beneath the world we live in, a second digital realm exists. There, a group of super-powered women battle it out in a secret war for reality’s cheat codes! Find out more in Goddess Mode #1 from Hugo Award nominee writer Zoe Quinn and Spider-Gwen co-creator Robbi Rodriguez!

 

 



 

Surf and Turf:
If you are excited about the upcoming Aquaman movie hitting theatres this month on December 21st then DC comics has the book for you: The Aquaman by Geoff Johns Omnibus hardcover from writer Geoff Johns and artists Ivan Reis, Pete Woods, Paul Pelletier, and more! At the dawn of this tale, Aquaman renounces his claim to the throne of Atlantis. That is until a forgotten corner of the sea’s spits out the threat from the Trench! Seeking out help, Aquaman joins up with his old team, The Others, to learn who was responsible for the destruction of Atlantis. Along the journey to seek out this truth, Black Manta stalks behind, and Mera learns some dark truths about Aquaman! Continuing in the “Throne of Atlantis” epic, Aquaman is joined by the Justice League to defend the world’s lands from the Atlantean invasion force! This prestigious collection includes issues 0-19, 21-25, 23.1, and 23.2 of the smash Aquaman series, as well as issues 15-17 of Justice League!

 

 

 

FANTASTIC FOUR WEDDING SPECIAL #1


Regular Carlos Pacheco Cover

Variant Pasqual Ferry Cover

Variant Mike McKone Cover

Variant Stanley Artgerm Lau Cover

Variant Marcos Martin Fantastic Four Villains Cover

Incentive Marcos Martin Variant Cover

 

 

 

Here Comes the Bride:
There’s a wedding on the horizon and the blushing bride is about to get the most epic bachelorette party a group of heroic ladies could imagine! With gal pals like She-Hulk, Medusa, Crystal and more, Alicia’s party is bound to get out of control! And what would a super-party without a surprise visit from a super villain! While the ladies cut loose, the Things gets to have a serious sit-down with his future father in law, the Puppet Master! See the whole Fantastic Family celebrate the union! From Dan Slott, Gail Simone, Laura Braga, and more, you’re invited to join in on Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1!

 

 

 

FANTASTIC FOUR VILLAINS VARIANT COVERS


Miles Morales Spider-Man #1

Amazing Spider-Man #11

Black Panther #7

Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider #3

Avengers #11

Champions #27

 

 

 

MILES MORALES
SPIDER-MAN #1


Regular Brian Stelfreeze Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

Incentive Into the Spider-Verse Animation Variant Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

Incentive Variant Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

 

 

 

For Miles and Miles:
Every teen has to find the balance of juggling the aspects of their lives… school life, chores, parents, homework… but for Miles Morales, he has to do it all and add super-heroing to the list! It’s all pretty bright and cheery, but when Rhino and a gang of mysterious bruisers start making life in Brooklyn more complicated, things take a dark turn. And Miles is just starting to learn that this is the tip of the iceberg. Swing alongside Miles in his brand new series in the pages of Miles Morales Spider-Man #1 from writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Javier Garron!

 

 

 

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #11  


Regular Ryan Ottley Cover

Variant Giuseppe Camuncoli Conan vs Marvel Heroes Cover

Incentive Into The Spider-Verse Animation Variant Cover

 

 

 

More Pictures of Spider-Man:
J. Jonah Jameson is turning over to a shocking new news strategy. But even with a shock-jock persona, is the news world ready for a JJ that supports Spider-Man? The bigger question still stands: is Spidey ready for all this as well? Since coming out about his identity with Jonah, things have been complicated. But now all this publicity could be too overwhelming! On top of all the questions, there is one thing we know: Spider-Man’s definitely not ready for the Enforcers! And they’re ready to come at him more intensely than ever before! Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley bring you Amazing Spider-Man #11!

 

 

 

BLACK PANTHER #7 


Regular Paolo Rivera & Daniel Acuna Cover

Variant Richard Isanove Conan vs Marvel Heroes Cover

Variant Kev Walker Cover

 

 

 

TYPHOID FEVER IRON FIST #1  


Regular RB Silva Cover

Variant Gerardo Sandoval Connecting Cover (3 Of 3)

Incentive Afu Chan Variant Cover

 

 

 

Fist Over Hand:
With Typhoid Mary running rampant, Spider-Man and the X-Men fight among themselves. Mary only grows more powerful and it’s only a matter of time before she turns the city into her own personal ashtray. Lucky for our heroes, NYC has some of the best superheroes, and they’re more than willing to lend a hand – or a fist! Iron Fist joins the action to try to help put out some fires, but his presence might just fan the flames! Don’t miss Typhoid Fever Iron Fist #1 from writer Clay McLeod Chapman and artist Paolo Villanelli.

 

 

 

DEFENDERS DOCTOR
STRANGE #1  


Regular Ron Garney Cover
(Best Defense Part 3)

Variant Skottie Young Baby Cover (Best Defense Part 3)

Incentive Christian Ward Variant Cover

 

 

 

DEFENDERS
SILVER SURFER #1 


Regular Ron Garney Cover (Best Defense Part 4)

Variant Skottie Young Baby Cover (Best Defense Part 4)

Incentive Skan Variant Cover

 

 

 

SPIDER-GEDDON


Spider-Force #3

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #313 Cover A Regular Jeff Dekal Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #313 Cover B Incentive Into The Spider-Verse Animation Variant Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider #3 Cover A Regular Bengal Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider #3 Cover B Variant Carlos Pacheco Fantastic Four Villains Cover (Spider-Geddon Tie-In)

Champions #27

 

 

 

AVENGERS #11  


Regular Ed McGuinness Cover

Variant Alan Davis Fantastic Four Villains Cover

Variant Carlos Pacheco Conan vs Marvel Heroes Cover

 

 

 

UNCANNY X-MEN #5  


Regular Elizabeth Torque Cover

Variant John Tyler Christopher Action Figure Cover

Incentive Shane Davis Variant Cover

 

 

 

Make an X-Man Out of You:
X-Man has always stood out from the crowd amongst the X-Men, which is impressive considering what an eclectic group they are. But now, Nate has gone too far and his actions could bring the end of the Marvel Universe! With unparallel power at his disposal, he’s willing to do whatever it takes to save the planet, even if that means destroying the X-Men! Now, the man who made him who he is must step out from the shadows to save the day, but he’ll need an army of his own to handle the Four Horsemen of Salvation! Matthew Rosenberg, Ed Brisson, and Kelly Thompson continue to destroy the X-Men alongside artist R.B. Silva in Uncanny X-Men #5!

 

 

 

TRUE BELIEVERS ONLY
$1.00 EACH


True Believers Fantastic Four Dragon Man #1

True Believers Fantastic Four Molecule Man #1

True Believers Fantastic Four Super Skrull #1

 

 

 

ALSO FROM MARVEL


Asgardians Of the Galaxy #4

Black Order #2

Infinity Wars Ghost Panther #2

Infinity Wars Sleepwalker #4

Unstoppable Wasp #3

Weapon X #27

X-23 #7

X-Men Red #11

Mr & Mrs X #6

 

 

 

MARVEL COLLECTED EDITIONS


Amazing Spider-Man Worldwide Vol 9 TP

Punisher Epic Collection Circle of Blood TP

Cable Vol 2 Last Hope TP

Cloak and Dagger Shades of Grey TP

Marvel Knights Punisher By Ennis Complete Collection TP

X-Men Gambit Complete Collection Vol 2 TP

 

 

 

STAR WARS


Star Wars Age of Republic Darth Maul #1 Cover A Regular Paolo Rivera Cover

Star Wars Age of Republic Darth Maul #1 Cover B Variant Luke Ross Cover

Star Wars Doctor Aphra #27

Star Wars Han Solo Imperial Cadet #2 Cover A Regular David Nakayama Cover

Star Wars Han Solo Imperial Cadet #2 Cover B Incentive Marcos Martin Variant Cover

Star Wars Vol 9 Hope Dies TP

 

 

 

Tales of a Sith:
Coruscant: A city planet with a something dark lurking in its shadows. Darth Maul lies in wait for his chance to unleash his rage and blood thirst on the Jedi Order. But is his aggressive offensive attitude at odds with his master’s methodical planning? After his first taste of killing, he is now wildly insatiable. Was there another path for this Sith? Or was this dark road the path he was always meant to take? Writer Jody Houser and artist Luke Ross bring you the answers to all of these questions and more in Star Wars Age of Republic Darth Maul #1.

 

 

 


Black Panther Vs Deadpool #1 signed by Daniel Kibblesmith

Batman Secret Files signed by Brad Walker

Old Lady Harley signed by Frank Tieri

Return of the Wolverine #1 Signed by Joe Jusko

Spider-Geddon #0 signed by Mark Bagley

Return of Wolverine #1 signed by Charles Soule

Fantastic Four #1 signed by Mark Bagley

Venom #1 Signed by Ryan Stegman

Nightwing Annual #1 Signed By Benjamin Percy

Astonishing X-Men #13 Signed By Matthew Rosenberg

Punisher #1 Signed By Matthew Rosenberg

All Captain America #1 Signed By John Tyler Christopher

Captain America #1 Midtown Exclusive Set With One Book Signed By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Analog Vol 1 Tp Signed By Gerry Duggan And David O’Sullivan

Jook Joint #1 Signed By Tee Franklin

MCMLXXV #1 Signed By Joe Casey

Unnatural Signed By Mirka Andolfo

Blackbird #1 Signed By Jen Bartel

Errand Boys #1 Signed By Nikos Koutsis

Infinite Dark #1 Signed By Ryan Cady

 

 

 


Stranger Things #1 by Francesco Mattina

Spider-Geddon #0 by Mark Bagley

Return of the Wolverine #1 by Joe Jusko

Fantastic Four #1 by Mark Bagley

Batman #50 Joe Jusko Cover

Captain America #1 by John Tyler Christopher

Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 by Christian Ward

Venom #1 Connecting Variant by Will Sliney

Amazing Spider-Man #800 Connecting Variant by Francesco Mattina

Avengers #1 By Clayton Crain

Immortal Hulk #1 By Dale Keown

Action Comics #1000 Variants By Olivier Coipel

 

 



 

Dead-Heads:
How could Vampirella and the Re-Animator not have met before now?! Herbert West is the Re-Animator, a scientist obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. He has long sought after the secret to perfecting his formula and breaking death’s hold on mankind once and for all, and now he just might have found the key to his success! Deep in the forbidden tomb of the Aztec god of death, sleeping gods lurk in the shadows, waiting for the day they can reign supreme. Now, Vampirella has to jump into action to prevent the gates of the underworld from being torn asunder! Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Blacky Shepherd tell the tale in Vampirella Re-Animator #1!

 

 



 

Dynamite deals:
Super deals on variant covers, graphic novels, and signed comics from Dynamic Forces & Dynamite Entertainment! Look for special covers of Red Sonja, Vampirella, Army Of Darkness, Boys, & more! Get these bundles at an incredible value, while supplies last!

 

 







 


Black Hammer Cthu-Louise

Hellboy Winter Special 2018

Bitter Root #2

Murder Falcon #3

Sabans Go Go Power Rangers Vol 2 TP

Oblivion Song by Kirkman & De Felici #10

 

 

 


Blackwood Vol 1 TP

Predator Essentials Comics Vol 1 TP

Fear Agent Final Edition Vol 4 TP

Ice Cream Man Vol 2 Strange Neopolitan TP

Sabans Go Go Power Rangers Vol 2 TP

Wally Wood Christmas Book HC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Believe it,
G-Man, Kristen, and Henry!

 

 

 

This week’s featured eBay item is a Sideshow Collectibles DC Comics Huntress Premium Format Figure Small Repair. Here’s your chance to add this rare item to your collection! Also, remember to follow us on eBay to find even more rare comics, collectibles, and super hero savings! Check out the rest of our auctions today!

 

 

 

IN-STORE PICKUP IS HERE!
ORDER BACK ISSUES ONLINE AND PICK UP AT THE MIDTOWN COMICS LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE! No fees! Our back issue codeword sales apply, so save big and pick up at Midtown Comics.

 

 

 


Adventure Comics

Brave And The Bold

DC Special

Showcase

My Greatest Adventure

 

 

 


80-Page Giant #4

DC Comics Presents #1

Supermans Girlfriend Lois Lane #29

Worlds Finest Comics #176 Cover A

Flash #169

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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