Gahl Buslov here! I’m one of the buyers for Midtown Comics, and I’ve got something I want to share with you.

I got a call from a publisher the other day, asking me if I would review an upcoming book for them, and if I liked it, and was so inclined, to then tell the world about it. Not an unusual request, but the source of the request was: Marvel! They wanted me to come down to the offices and review their new ongoing Nova series, by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness. And it had to be done at the Marvel office, to ensure nothing was leaked. So that’s exactly what I did Thursday morning. Click through to read more! Spoilers will be clearly marked.

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08 Mar, 2011


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If it’s early in the week, it must be time for me to drop some comic book insight! Hello Midtown Bloggos (still working on that)! This past week saw the release of a book I have been eagerly anticipating… Chew #17! No seriously, I did a write-up on the Marvel Cosmic saga by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, which has been blowing my mind since Annihilation. Marvel’s Kosmic Kings (alliterative stretch I know) have done an amazing job, and the newest series, Annihilators, is now here to rock our socks off.

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Since 2005, the Marvel Universe has been full of huge, epic storylines that shatter the foundations of the Marvel Universe. From Civil War to Secret Invasion to Siege and all that was in-between, the status quo was to change the status quo. Our heroes never had any solid ground to stand on… but at least they HAD solid ground. Out in the vast emptiness of Marvel’s, well, UNIVERSE, a bunch of ragtag heroes were staving off interdimensional invasion, cyber conquest and the end of the universe, on a regular basis! This is the cosmic side of Marvel, as presented from the minds of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning.

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Artist Brad Walker talks to us about his work on Guardians of the Galaxy, Action Comics, and everything in between!