23 Feb, 2016

Free Comic Book Day 2016 – Midtown Exclusive Covers!

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Free Comic Book Day 2016 is quickly approaching, and Midtown Comics is excited to announce this year’s exclusive variant covers ! Check them out below, and remember, they’re completely FREE on Saturday, May 7th! Times Square and Grand Central open at 8am, and Downtown will open at 11am.

FCBD Civil War II #1

“Before hero stands against hero, Brian Michael Bendis and Jim Cheung bring you a snapshot of the conflict that will split the Marvel Universe in two! But that’s not all! Beware the sting of the All-New Wasp! FCBD CIVIL WAR II #1 will also feature a special second story from All-New, All-Different Avengers writer Mark Waid and legendary artist Alan Davis. Be there as this mysterious new character makes their big debut! Are they friend or foe? How will their coming impact on the lives of the All-New, All-Different Avengers? The answers may surprise you, True Believer!”

FCBD Captain America #1

“Steve Rogers is returning to comics this May, and you can get your first taste on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. Today, Marvel is pleased to unveil FCBD CAPTAIN AMERICA #1, featuring the reinvigorated Steve Rogers as Captain America! Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz bring you one of Steve’s first adventures since his dramatic return in the pages of AVENGERS: STANDOFF and get you caught up just in time for the release of Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, coming to comic later that month!

But that’s not all! FCBD CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 will also feature a second all-new story and a special prelude to DEAD NO MORE, giving fans their first look at the blockbuster storyline coming later this year. If you got a chance to bring back someone who died, would you? And how will CLASSIFIED deal when ones they thought long dead once again walk the earth? Find out on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY”

FCBD Suicide Squad #1

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“In anticipation of the August 5 big screen debut of Suicide Squad writer Adam Glass and artist Marco Rudy introduce you to the villains that take on the dirtiest jobs in the DC universe with a special edition issue of Suicide Squad #1, the first chapter of the iconic graphic novel SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1: KICKED IN THE TEETH.

Then it’s time to “Get Your Cape On” with a sneak peek of the highly anticipated original graphic novel DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: FINALS CRISIS, courtesy of Shea Fontana and Yancey Labat. Retailers worldwide will be providing both of these comics to fans on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 7.”

FCBD Super Hero Girls #1

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“Class is in session! Welcome to DC Super Hero High! DC Super Hero Girls is an exciting new universe of superhero storytelling that builds character and confidence and empowers girls to discover their true potential. This special FCBD issue features two exciting, action-packed stories from the upcoming original graphic novel DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: FINAL CRISIS that readers of all ages will enjoy.

It’s the day before finals and the student body is hard at work…and nothing is going right! Wonder Woman spars with Cheetah in gym class as Batgirl and Supergirl watch from the sidelines. In the next class, the girls sit next to an empty seat. Where could Supergirl be? Don’t miss this chance to meet the students as they find out that fun, friendship and hard work are all part of growing up!”

08 Feb, 2016

Midtown Comics Podcast – Episode 76

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This week! Ted and Gavin try something new, as well as chat about the DC Comics Rebirth rumors swirling around, the new HannaBarbera line from DC, as well as TV chat that includes Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, The Flash, Agent Carter, and FX’s new show Legion. Plus a new $20 gift card give-a-way, and as always TOP PICKS!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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01 Feb, 2016

Midtown Comics Podcast – Episode 75

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We survived the Blizzard named Jonas!  Now we are here to talk about the new CW show Legends of Tomorrow, how great Supergirl is, the return of X-Files, and go over the nominees for the GLAAD awards in their comic category.  Also announce the winner of the gift card this week.  There was some great competition!  All that, and we tell you what you should be reading this week!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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22 Jan, 2016

Top Ten Graphic Novels for Teens from 2015!

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The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has released its 2016 list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens published in 2015. The committee selected a top ten list and 112 titles overall from 170 official nominations. The sections are books that meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens 12 – 18. Find these graphic novels available today at Midtown Comics! Full list below:

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22 Jan, 2016

HELP WANTED – Assistant Buyer Position at Midtown Comics

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Hey Mighty Midtowners! Midtown Comics Warehouse in New Hyde Park, LI is hiring for our buying department! Apply today and and lend your skills to our team of super heroes! Info Below:

Buyers Assistant

Basic skills required:

  • Bookstore, Toy store, Retail Sale or Wholesale experience
  • Buying Experience
  • Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Ability to cold call
  • Carry a project from idea to physical completion and to build to make it better
  • Comic knowledge a must

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@midtowncomics.com with subject line “Assistant Buyer Position”.

18 Jan, 2016

Midtown Comics Podcast – Episode 73

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After a short hiatus we’re back! The dynamic duo of Ted and Gavin are here to spoil the heck out of Star Wars The Force Awakens and give you their thoughts and theories.  Also we mourn the passing of the closest thing we have to a superhero David Bowie, give you our top picks of the week plus reveal the first winner of our $20 gift card and tell you how you can be next!

To read the comic books that we talked about in this episode, go ahead and visit our website,www.midtowncomics.com, and have them delivered right to your door, anywhere in the world!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through Twitter, Facebook, or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com. Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we’ll play it on the show!

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