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We’re joining forces with Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers to offer one very lucky Marvel Studios fan out there a FREE pair of tickets! The movie is sure to be a blast and Alamo Drafhouse Yonkers is such an awesome place to experience a movie. Want to get those tickets? Test your luck in the raffle below!

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19 Aug, 2015

Midtown’s Guide to Marvel’s All-New All-Different Lineup!

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In the aftermath of Marvel Secret Wars, an all-new all-different lineup is on the horizon.  We’ve created a guide to help you keep track of the 45 newly revealed titles.  All that’s left to do is sit back, relax, and see what’s in store for your favorite Marvel heroes!

Read on for the complete list below and enjoy!

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25 Sep, 2014

Midtown Comics Interviews Dan Abnett About New Battlestar Galactica: Death of Apollo Series!

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Midtown Comics recently had the chance to interview Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy, 2000 AD) about his recent work on the upcoming Battlestar Galactica: Death of Apollo series from Dynamite Comics. Check out the whole interview below!

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11 Sep, 2014

If the Guardians of The Galaxy were a Sports Franchise, They Would Be…

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By Michael Kim  – @michaelny11731

Hello Midtowners, this is Michael from the back issues department for this blog entry on comic books and sports.  The Guardians of The Galaxy are the 2014 box office champions.  With no upcoming films to give the Guardians competition in their record gross earning, the Guardians will be sitting pretty for the rest of the year.  The GOTG were underdogs, B/C/D-listers in the Marvel library.  They’re known by comic book fans, but questioned by the casual ones.  They lacked the commercial appeal of The Avengers and other Marvel characters.  The Guardians weren’t (at the time) a household name, they weren’t iconic.  Producing a space adventure film made sense to keep the Infinity Gems and Thanos in the broad picture of the Marvel cinematic universe.  However, to use relative unknowns as their vehicle seemed risky.  Well, it seems the gamble by Marvel paid off.

The accomplishment of the film made me think of other success stories.  300 directed by Zack Snyder and based on the Frank Miller comic book series comes to mind: low budget, huge box office return.  But I digress.  This blog entry is about comic books and sports.  If the Guardians of The Galaxy film were a professional sports franchise, they would be the Super Bowl XVLIII Champion Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.  Before Super Bowl XVLIII (48,) the last professional sports championship that the city of Seattle WA won was in 1979 by the Supersonics in the National Basketball Association (NBA.)  The franchise saw some success in the 90’s with head coach George Karl, point guard Gary Payton, and power forward Shawn Kemp.  The franchise came close to another championship, but lost to Michael Jordan and The Chicago Bulls.  In 2006, the team (along with eventual 2013-2014 Most Valuable Player of the Year Kevin Durant) was sold and moved to Oklahoma City OK, now named the Thunder.

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04 Aug, 2014

Midtown’s Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy

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By Raph Soohoo

Midtownies, Raph here, with another guide for you! Guardians of the Galaxy is out in theaters, and they have a relatively obscure history compared to the likes of Spider-Man and Iron Man, so here’s a primer on the hottest new Marvel franchise.

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