Midtown Comics Newsletter Archive


Welcome back to another flashy week in comics!
The return of Marvel’s fabulous First Family continues in Fantastic Four #2, and as usual, nothing less than the fate of entire universes are at stake! Looks like they’re back just in time to witness the chaos unleashed by Requiem in the pages of Infinity Wars #3! If you’re looking to bring the fun back down the Earth, be sure to check out bold new stories from Marvel in Amazing Spider-Man #5, Iceman #1, and Venom First Host #3! Not to be outdone, DC has let the cat out of the bag with Selina Kyle’s starring role in Catwoman #3! The Man of Steel is handy too, with Superman #3 by Brian Michael Bendis! All that, plus Detective Comics #988, Wonder Woman #54, and Flash #54! And for Flash fans looking to represent their favorite hero, be sure to pick up the limited edition Flash Logo Cap, available exclusively through Midtown Comics! Featuring the art of Mark Brooks, they’ll be gone in a FLASH!




CGC at Midtown events:
Midtown Comics adds to its creator signing events experience with an opportunity to get your books submitted for certification with the CGC Signature Series! Our in-store signing events in New York City now have CGC representatives available to authenticate and witness the submission process for CGC grading!




Spotlight on savings:
Save BIG on some of the top tomes in the trade and take a truly terrific 35% off select graphic novels, hardcovers, and manga titles this week only!  There’s one week left to spruce up your space with spiffy statues of all sizes and shapes!  Take up to 40% off all statues and mini-busts through September 11th!  These sales are offered online only, and some exceptions may apply.







Carrying your swag is a cinch!
Carry your stuff in style with the new Midtown Comics Dual Pocket Sportpack Cinch Bag!  That’s right, two pockets for more stuff!  If you’re headed to a comic con and need more carrying firepower, we offer the Midtown Survival Kit, which includes a backpack, water bottle, stor-folio, and more!  The Stor-Folio is a great way to store your most prized comics, and it’s offered separately as well!




Midtown Comics American Flag logo t-shirt:
Show your love of country and comics with this patriotic new Midtown Comics t-shirt!  A super-comfy combo of cotton/polyester/rayon, this tee is apt for all occasions and perfect for warm weather. Available in sizes for men and juniors!




Regular Esad Ribic Cover

Variant Tom Raney Cosmic Ghost Rider VS Cover

Variant Arthur Adams Connecting Wraparound Cover




Family Values:
Reed Richards and Susan Storm have been touring the Marvel Universe with their children in tow, but where exactly have they been? What adventures have they been on while the world wasn’t watching? As Ben and Johnny turn to the signal in the sky, an untold chapter in the history of the Fantastic Four is revealed! All that, plus the reveal of new codenames for Franklin and Valeria! Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli unite the four in Fantastic Four #2!







Regular Ryan Ottley Cover

Variant Nick Bradshaw Cosmic Ghost Rider VS Cover

Incentive Daryl Mandryk Marvels Spider-Man Video Game Variant Cover




Regular W Scott Forbes Cover

Variant Skottie Young Baby Cover

Incentive Nick Bradshaw Variant Cover




Cold as Ice:
Iceman is back! It’s a good thing too, because somebody is hunting down the Morlocks for sport. Now, it’s up to the incomparably cool Bobby Drake to prevent another potential Mutant Massacre from unfolding on his watch! After focusing on his work with the X-Men for so long, does he still have what it takes to be a hero on his own terms? And who is behind this horrific hunt? The fan-favorite series continues from writer Sina Grace with the art of Nathan Stockman in Iceman #1!







Regular Mike Deodato Jr Cover

Variant Ron Lim Cover

Variant Javier Garron Connecting Cover




Fight Forever:
Requiem has torn through the Marvel Universe and immediately made a name for herself as somebody not to be trifled with. Now, the heroes must unite if they’re going to survive the oncoming battle, but can they trust Loki to aide their cause? As the very fabric of reality warps around the Earth, the only way to survive might be by crossing through the void! Writer Gerry Duggan and artist Mike Deodato present Infinity Wars #3!




Regular Gurihiru Cover

Variant Helen Chen Cover

Variant Rian Gonzales Connecting Cover




Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 By Christian Ward

Amazing Spider-Man #801 Connecting Variant by J. Scott Campbell

Amazing Spider-Man #1 Connecting Variant by J. Scott Campbell

Immortal Hulk #1 by Dale Keown

Venom #1 Connecting Variant by Francesco Mattina & Will Sliney

Amazing Spider-Man #800 Connecting Variant by Francesco Mattina & Will Sliney




True Believers Marvel Knights 20Th Anniversary Daredevil And The Defenders #1

True Believers Marvel Knights 20Th Anniversary Jessica Jones Alias By Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos #1

True Believers Marvel Knights 20Th Anniversary Luke Cage Hero For Hire #1




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

Captain America #1 Assorted Covers signed by John Tyler Christopher

Amazing Spider-Man #1 Signed by Nick Spencer




Marvel Knights Daredevil By Kevin Smith & Joe Quesada Guardian Devil TP

Venom By Cullen Bunn Complete Collection TP

Venom Planet Of The Symbiotes TP




Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man #309

Venom First Host #3

Old Man Logan #47

Weapon H #7

Daredevil #608

Domino #6

Ms Marvel #34

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #36

Runaways #13

X-23 #4

X-Men Blue #35

Exiles #8




Project Armageddon wanted a super-soldier that they could control, but what they got was pure chaos! Domino was made to be an elite weapon but she’s not one to respond kindly to the orders of others and now she’s taking down everybody placed in front of her. Domino #6 is by writer Gail Simone with artist Michael Shelfer. Then, the Watchers are back! The Exiles have been jumping from one universe to another and after reuniting with some classic compatriots, they’ve got a lot to answer for! But can Blink’s ragtag group defeat a race of eternal beings that see everything, know everything, and hold infinite power? Justice will be served in Exiles #8, from writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Joe Quinones!




Star Wars Darth Vader #21

Star Wars
Last Jedi Adaptation #6

Star Wars Darth Vader Dark Lord Of The Sith Vol 3 Burning Seas TP




Regular Ivan Reis & Joe Prado Cover

Variant Adam Hughes Cover

Variant David Mack Cover




Stay Sharp:
Catwoman is the premier thief of the DC Universe, but somebody has been stealing her shtick and paying others to play dress up and ruin her good name. Now, the secret shot-caller steps out of the shadows and her secret origin is put on display! Meanwhile, the police close in on Selena as they hunt her for a murdered cop! With nowhere to go and no one to turn to, Catwoman will have to think fast or she’ll run out of her nine lives faster than she intended! Writer/artist Joëlle Jones tells the tale in Catwoman #3!







All-Star Batman (Rebirth) Vol 3 The First Ally TP

Absolute Batman The Killing Joke HC

Batman the Arkham Saga Omnibus HC

Wonder Woman (Rebirth) Vol 6 Children Of The Gods TP

Justice League (Rebirth) Vol 7 Justice Lost TP

Nightwing (Rebirth) Vol 6 The Untouchable TP




Batman #50 Midtown Exclusive Joe Jusko Regular Variant Cover

Batman #50 Midtown Exclusive Joe Jusko Graffiti Variant Cover

Action Comics #1000




Detective Comics #988

Supergirl #22

Wonder Woman #54

Suicide Squad #46 Sink Atlantis

Flash #54

Hawkman #4

Red Hood And The Outlaws #26

Titans #25

Plastic Man #4




Lone Leaguers:
Diana finds herself at odds with the exiled Bana-Mighdall Amazons! Artemis has blood in her eyes and war on her agenda, but the revelation that the deadly Rustam is manipulating her people will lead to peril for the nation of Qurac! Writer Steve Orlando teams with artist Raul Allen for Wonder Woman #54. Meanwhile, the Flash becomes the Strongest Man Alive! After a jolt from the Strength Force changes the Flash’s specialty, he’s due for a slugfest with fellow behemoth Trickster! Now the two are beating each other down in Iron Heights, but their clash will find them square in the crosshairs of Commander Cold! Writer Joshua Williamson and artist Christian Duce present Flash #54!




Secrets Unleashed:
In the House of Dahomey, the souls of Voodoo followers sleep to beseech the flirtatious and tragic goddess there. When souls arrive, they’re greeted by a party in full swing, filled with all kinds of fabulous and fierce folk, while fish fry and music blasts. But from her bayou home, Erzulie Fréda sees four human girls open a mysterious and magical journal filled with whispers and rumors too dangerous to unleash on the Earth. Now, she’s tossed from her river home and into a realm of surreal adventure! Writer Nalo Hopkinson and artist Dominike Stanton welcome you to a new corner of the Sandman Universe in House of Whispers #1!




Breaking the Bat:
The biggest Batman story of all time turns 25! In the 90s, Batman’s reign over Gotham City was contested by a foe unlike anything he’d ever faced before! When Bane arrived on the scene, he set his attention on Batman and changed comics forever! Now, the classic story is collected in the definitive edition for classic fans, with new tales from Batman 492-97, Detective Comics 659-663, and Batman Secret Files 1. It’s the Dark Knight’s darkest hour and it’s all collected in Batman Knightfall TP Vol 1 25th Anniversary Edition!




All Amazing Spider-Man #1 signed by Nick Spencer

All Captain America #1 signed by John Tyler Christopher

Captain America #1 Midtown Exclusive Set With One Book signed by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Multiple Man #1 signed by Matthew Rosenberg

Despicable Deadpool #300 signed by Mike Hawthorne

Eternity Girl #1 signed by Magdalene Visaggio

Green Hornet #1 signed by Amy Chu

Paper Girls HC signed by BKV & Cliff Chiang

Angelic #1 signed by Si Spurrier & Caspar Wigngaard




Venom #1 Connecting Variant by Francesco Mattina & Will Sliney 

Amazing Spider-Man #800 Connecting Variant by Francesco Mattina & Will Sliney

Immortal Hulk #1 by Dale Keown

Avengers #1 by Clayton Crain

Action Comics #1000 Variants by Olivier Coipel

Domino #1 by Akcho

Marvel Legacy #1 Exclusive Cover by J. Scott Campbell

Dark Nights Metal #1 by Simon Bisley

Dark Knight III Variants by Greg Capullo & Marc Silvestri




Charlies Angels #4

Dejah Thoris #8

Elvira Mistress Of Dark #2







Mystery Science Theater 3000 #1

She Could Fly #3

Cemetery Beach #1

Oblivion Song By Kirman & De Felici #7

Weatherman #4

The Wicked + The Divine #39







Anthony Bourdain’s Hungry Ghosts HC

Star Trek Discovery Light of Kahless TP

Dissonance Vol 1 TP

Oblivion Song by Kirkman & De Felici Vol 1 TP

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Vol 6 TP

SLAM Next Jam TP





Return of Wolverine #1 signing with Charles Soule
Hosted by Midtown Comics and New York Comic Con
Thursday, September 20 at 6 PM – 8 PM
Venom #6 signing with Ryan Stegman
Hosted by Midtown Comics and New York Comic Con
Friday, September 21 at 6 PM – 8 PM










Believe it,
G-Man and Henry!




This week’s featured eBay item is a 2011 Bowen Designs Marvel Universe MODOK Painted Statue Mint Condition. 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!




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Titans Vol 2

Marvel Age

Marvel And DC Present Featuring The Uncanny X-Men And The New Teen Titans

Guardians of Metropolis





Marvel Collectors Item Classics #8

Walt Disneys Comics And Stories #260

Vampire Tales Magazine #7

Two-Fisted Tales#24

Four Color #189 – Donald Duck




Keystone Comic Con — The New Comic Con in Philadelphia:
Keystone Comic Con is a brand new convention from the creators of New York Comic Con taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on September 14-16, 2018. Keystone Comic Con is an immersive experience featuring legendary comic talent, a massive artist alley, awesome concerts, iconic celebrities and so much more. Special guests include Frank Miller, Chris Claremont, Chrissie Zullo, Greg Capullo and Fabian Nicieza as well as some of your favorite actors from True Blood, The Office, The Gifted, X-Men, Star Wars and Dr. Who. You can also unleash your inner hero and celebrate Batman Day at Keystone Comic Con on Saturday September 15th with Batman related guests, content, interactive experiences and special surprises. Get your tickets online, or buy ‘em at Midtown Comics in NYC (in-store only)!










Midtown’s New Release List:
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