Remember back in the 1950’s when Dr.Fredric Wertham had everyone convinced comics were rotting kid’s brains and setting them on a path of psychopathic hell raising, all because of a few drawings of hacked torsos and severed limbs? The only thing that could save them from this fate was the Comics Code Authority that banned all the fun stuff that kids loved in comics. Of all the different comic book genres of the time, the horror comics suffered the most from the Code. Thankfully author Jim Trombetta has collected some of the best horror tales from the pre-Comics Code era in his new book The Horror! The Horror! Comic Books the Government Didn’t Want You to Read! from Abrams Books. 

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Midtown Comics has obtained exclusive photos of actor Nick Jones!

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What does Serinda Swan as Zatanna have to do with Smallville’s 200th episode? Nothing, other than the fact that from what I’ve seen of the show, she has to be the best part.

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Paul Levitz stops by the Midtown Comics booth during the New York Comic Con to sign promo posters for his upcoming book 75 Years Of DC Comics: The Art Of Modern Mythmaking. One lucky convention attendee even got to take home an advance copy of the book thanks to Taschen Books and Midtown Comics! Have a look!

This week Dimitrios and Thor pull out all the stops for their first ever List episode! Join them as they count down 10 comics that happened in the past year! Some may have gone under the radar, and some are too mainstream to forget, but which will be #1?! And what does being #1 mean on a list? Find out!

Stan’s Back! This week BOOM! Studios will release the first of three books from comics mastermind Stan Lee, Soldier Zero! And Midtown Comics has an exclusive Marvel tribute cover!

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