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We got a extra double sized and action packed episode this week!  We sit down with Midtown Comics employee Matt Cox about the play that he has written Kapow-i Go Go which is currently playing at The Pit. Matt even gives you a code that can save yo some money.  Then Sam and Dimitrios chat with comic writer Marc Andreyko about all the work he has done, including Wonder Woman '77 and Fairest.

Of course as always afterwards we dive into our hot picks and give you the latest in the comic news!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_34.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 1:44 PM

After a week off we're back!  We sit down with Chrononauts co-creator Sean Gordon Murphy and Jason Schachter of essentialsequential.com.  We talk about how the hot new book came to be and also chat about his work on Cafe Racer.  A little trivia -The news of a Chrononauts movie broke while we were recording this episode!

Ted tells about his trip to London for the London Super Comic Con and Andrew fills us in on the real story of the time he met George Lucas shopping at our Times Square store.  

Music is Squirrel Girl is by Adam WarRock and can be found here!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_33_Final.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 1:14 PM

The whole team gets together to celebrate and discuss Will Eisner week in this super double sized episode.  We chat with Brian Michael Benis and Michael Avon Oeming about the viewing of Will Eisner: Potrait of a Sequential Artist at Portland State University and talk about the upcoming Playstation network series Powers. Andrew sits down with Valiant team of Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt and Warren Simons about the history of Valiant and their upcoming projects.

We get talk about the third Avengers 2 Age of Ultron movie trailer and get into our Top Picks of the week!

Also!  Listen to hear the secret phrase to get five entrys to win a Jeff Lemire sketch OR a Matt Kindt sketch.  Details here!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: episode_32.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 1:10 AM

We sit down with Spider-Gwen writer Jason Latour about the newest web slinging sensation. We learn exactly how Spider-Gwen became to be and what her future holds. Then we talk about the Oscars, our hot picks of the week and certain color changing dress.

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_31_Final.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:17 PM

We're all together for the first time in a long time!  We talk about our time at Toy Fair 2015 and what we can't wait to get our hands on.  What comic related thing we would give up for Lent. Answer your questions and give you our hot picks of the week!

We have a new Facebook fan page!  Give it a like and we will give away something cool when we reach 500 likes!  Find it here www.facebook.com/midtowncomicspodcasti

Subscribe on iTunes and in the comments let us know what comic book thing you would give up for Lent!

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

 To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_30_final_128.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:26 PM

Love is in the air!  We play some Valentines Day trivia.  The sure to be future hit game Ship It or Sink It and a warped version of the Dating Game.  We also go over our list of top 15 comic book couples from our blog post, give you our hot picks of the week and answer listener questions!

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

 To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_29.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:13 PM

This week we have the chat with Strumpet editor and the writer and artist of the Ignatz nominated The Black Feather Falls graphic novel Ellen Lindner!  We talk about what it takes to get make a yearly anthology book and the secrets of The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company.

Sam gives us her thoughts on The Kingsman movie and we talk about the Daredevil teaser before we give our hot picks of the week!

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

 

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: episode_28.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 8:28 PM

This week Ted, Gavin and Sam welcome the Image Comics published Rocket Girl artist Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare to the store to talk about what they are up to and it turns into a chat about the best  places to eat brunch in NYC, movie trailers including The Fantastic Four trailer released this week and other things.

Speaking of breakfast, Ted and Gavin had a chance to sit down and share breakfast with Kingsman: The Secret Service movie director Matthew Vaughn and discuss the pros and cons of working on a major studio film like X-men First Class and independent films like Kick Ass and Kingsman: The Secret Service.  Listen after the interview to see how you can see Kingsman: The Secret Service early if you live in Midtown Comics shopping area.

We dive into the weeks best comics and have a quick phone call with artist Tait Howard who had a piece in the Amazing World of Gumball 2014 Special this week.

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

 

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:50 PM

The gang (Ted, Andrew, Gavin and Sam) welcome X-files fan and store employee Ingrid back to the show to help us chat with comic writer Joe Harris about his work on IDW's Millenium and X-Files Season 10 comics.  Andrew tells how Joe made him sleep with the lights on when he was younger and we all share our X-Files memories. Then we talk about the huge Marvel Secret Wars press conference that occured in our store last Tuesday and try to make it less confusing for us.  We end up sharing out top picks of the week and it was good one for everyone.

We noticed that the file we originally uploaded last week didn't have the Jason Aaron and John Cassaday interview on it.  We have corrected the mistake. We also added it to the end of this episode in case you missed it.

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

 

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_26.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:16 PM

We chat with the writer Jason Aaron and artist John Cassaday of the new Marvel book Star Wars about what's it likes to write about a movie that everyone loves.  We also sit down with writer/actress Amber Benson about her new book series Witches of Echo Park.  The gang also share their first Star Wars memories and what it meant for them and then give you our top picks of the week!

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

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world. 

Direct download: Episode_25_final_part_2.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 1:09 AM