25 Jul, 2016

Midtown’s Favorite New Covers (07/25/16)

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Article by Enrique Varona

Creative minds collaborate each week to bring dreams to life. Sensational sights that are only possible through the world of comics spread themselves across store shelves, luring you in. Inside awaits tales filled with intrigue, mystery, comedy, and much more. At Midtown Comics, we honor the tremendous talents that create these terrific treats for us each week. Through the skill of a well crafted artist, anything is possible. Without further ado, we present to you our favorite covers of the week that dazzle our minds, and the honorable mentions too good to pass up!

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18 Jul, 2016

Midtown’s Favorite New Covers (07/18/16)

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Article by Enrique Varona

Every comic is a gateway to a world of wonder. Top talent collaborators provide intense imagery that can dazzle the mind, bringing readers to bizarre landscapes or welcoming them into a comfortable reimagining of years gone by. Be they painted, penciled, detailed, or minimalist, a cover can set the tone for an entire story. At Midtown Comics, we are fascinated by the different art styles that grace the books on our illustrious shelves, so we want to share the best of the best with you! Here’s a few of our favorite covers for this upcoming week, and a bunch of extra mentions that we couldn’t contain our excitement for!

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Article by Enrique Varona

Comics are nothing short of awe-inspiring. Each week, top creators from around the world produce some of the finest art you will see. Gracing the front of sensational comics, different covers allow us to venture into astounding worlds painfully crafted through pen, pencil, or tablet. We here at Midtown Comics love seeing what different artists bring to the table, and want to showcase these fantastic works of art with you! Here are some of our favorite covers for this upcoming week, as well as some honorable mentions!

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21 Sep, 2015

Midtown Comics at New York Comic Con 2015! Exclusives, Contests, and Photo Ops with Captain America’s shield!

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It just wouldn’t be New York Comic-Con without a Midtown Comics booth! This year, you can find us at booth #2036, and we’ll have plenty of fun stuff for you to check out! Not only will we have 20% off ALL graphic novels at our booth, but we’ll also have cool exclusives, contests going on during the event, and you can even pose for a picture with Captain America’s iconic shield! There will be SIX exclusive covers to buy, TWO exclusive Marvel t-shirts, THREE exclusive Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice caps, and FOUR BVS shirts !

Interested in getting your hands on an awesome exclusive cover? Here’s the information about all five of them:

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17 Feb, 2015

Great Covers and What Makes Them Great – Part 18

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By Jacobus Dixon

Superheroes are fun and exciting, but with the war going on they kind of got transformed into pro-patriotic war bonds salesman and cheerleaders for the war effort. And when they did fight criminals, let’s be honest here, they were fighting cartoon caricatures that were so incompetent it was a wonder if they were able to tie their own shoelaces. Even by 1940’s standards, people recognized how ridiculous superheroes could be (except children, and by children I mean mostly boys because that’s who these things were aimed at). Despite their ridiculous nature, superheroes were still popular and well liked, but that didn’t mean people weren’t averse to other reading options.

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23 Dec, 2014

Great Covers and What Makes Them So Great – Part 17

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By Jacobus Dixon

With the war effort in full swing, every comic book superhero from Captain America to Superman was pitching in to further the cause of U.S. interests. Wonder Woman especially was not sitting out the wave. The star-spangled Amazon had been growing in popularity, so naturally Superman-DC gave her her own title. Now, like Batman and Superman, she was appearing in more than one magazine, which pretty much constitutes the big leagues as far as comic book popularity is concerned.

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