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This week Ted, Gavin, Sam and Dimitrios welcome former customer of the store Matt Miner and Sean Von Gorman.  They talk about their new book Toe Tag Riot which comes out next week!  Also next week will be Matt's book Critical Hit #3 We also get a great education about how to get into comics yourself and Matt gives Ted quite a surprise for an upcoming issue of Criticial Hit! Don't miss our chat on all things from Frozen to the movie Spring Breakers to Alf!  Afterwards the team gives you their top picks for the week and what you should be looking forward to next week!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Call 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_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37 PM

Gavin, Sam, Ted and Andrew are joined by the creators of the Fantagraphics book Late Child and Other Animals Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger.  They discuss their newest collaboration and their amazing careers in comics.  They also chat about New York in the 1980's, the prose and cons of digital comics and Marguerite's time in a punk rock band and touring with The Clash.

We discuss our hot picks of the week and what you should be reading next week. Teen Dog came out this week, so you know that's mentioned.

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Call 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_17.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:48 AM

Ted, Andrew and Sam talk with Darryl "DMC" McDaniels about his new book DMC Volume 1 before his signing at our Downtown store.  Darryl talks about how comics helped him get his start in RUN DMC and the similarites between hip hop and comics. Then we give Gavin the night off, but Dimitrios joins us and we talk about the movie Nightcrawler and Interstellar, whose side are we on in the Civil War universe, Andrew's first attempt at writing a comic book and our hot picks of the week and what we're looking forward to next week.

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Call 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_16.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 6:13 AM

Just in time for Halloween Ted, Sam and Gavin share their favorite scary movies and comics.  They also discuss the best time to stop trick or treating and the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Three announcement from last week. (Spoiler they love Captain Marvel!) Finally they give you their top picks of the week and what they'll grab first on the shelf next week. Share your cosumes with us and Gavin just may leave something at the counter for you!

Check out Gavin's yearly Halloween video here!

Check out @dangeryak's top 5 scary comics video here

If you have any suggetions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Call 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_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07 PM

Gavin, Sam, Andrew and Ted are joined in the store by Editor-In-Chief of Papercutz Jim Salicrup.  Jim tells how he helped create one of Spider-man's deadliest enemies Venom, paved the way for characters to cross over into different books with them in the title and the history of Papercutz.  From Ernest & RebeccaPower RangersThe Smurfs to the popular WWE Superstars we get the just a small example of the titles they put out. 

We give our take on the Avengers 2: Age of Ultron trailer and explain the differences it has with the Brian Michael Bendis book of the same name.

Finally we give our hot picks for the week and what we are looking forward to next week and Andrew spills some secrets on some events that we are going to have at the store coming up. 

If you have any questions or suggestions for the show let us know through our Twitter, Facebook or email podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Ask us on our voicemail 980-MID-TOWN and we'll play it on the show.

Visit www.midtowncomics.com to get all the books that we talk about delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_14.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:06 PM

Gavin, Sam and Ted talk about their 2014 New York Comic Con expierence last week in this double sized episode! At the con we got to talk to creators James Tynion and Eryk Donovan of Memetic, new Batgirl artist Babs Tarr, Cliff Chiang, Joe Quinones, Greg Pak, Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclaire, Kieron Gillen Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson, Anthony Del Col and Matt Kindt.  Dimitrios chatted with some cosplayers as their characters and we finally resolve a burning question that has been haunting us.

Then the three tell you their top picks of the week and what we're looking forward to next week and answer some listener questions.

If you have any suggetions for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook or email podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Call 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: Midtown_Episode_13.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 3:46 PM

Ted, Sam, Gavin, Andrew and Dimitrios talk all about the Midtown Comics events at New York Comic Con 2014 in this episode recorded earlier this week.  We talk about our con experiences, our special guest at the con from our friends at Madame TussuadsCosplay Bingo, the panels that we're looking forward to this weekend and a reward for saying hi to us at the con. We talk our hot picks for next week and Dimitrios gives us a update on his Frankenstein Vs. Dracula comic.

Leave us any questions or suggestions on our Twitter, Facebook or email podcast@midtowncomics.  Leave us a voicemail and we'll play it on the show!  980-MID-TOWN

As always visit midtowncomics.com for all the comics we talked about on this episode and have them delivered straight to your door!

Direct download: Midtown_12_Final.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 11:49 PM

We welcome Batman and Wytches writer and friend of Midtown Comics Scott Snyder to the show!  He tells us how he is trying to frighten us with Wytches, blow our minds with Batman's Endgame all while trying to save us some money.  

Sam, Gavin, Dimitros, Andrew and Ted  also talk about Gotham and what they think of it so far, then Sam and Dimitrios give us updates on some projects they're working on. We also run through our top picks of the week and what we're looking forward to next week

If you have questions or suggestions for the show please let us know on our Facebook, Twitter and email podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave us a voicemail at 980 MID-TOWN and we'll play it on a future podcast.  

Also visit midtowncomics.com for all the comics we talked about plus much more and have them delivered right to your door!

Direct download: Midtown_11_Final.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 1:14 PM

Sam, Andrew, Gavin and Ted chat with Clay Mcleod Chapman the writer of next weeks Edge of Spider-verse #4 inside an actual location of one of the Midtown Comics stores!  Clay talks about writing his first 22 page long comic and how he got there.  We also discuss his career in film and stage including a upcoming show next month in Los Angeles. We also talk about Marvel's upcoming anti-bully covers, let you know some scary comics to read in time for Halloween and officially introduce our new segment 'I'm so confused!'.  We give our top picks for the what week and what you should look for on the shelves next week.  Sam then fills us in banned book week and we scratch our heads on what is actually banned and why.

Music at the end of show provided by The Mary Janes (aka Married With Sea Monsters) - Face It Tiger

If you have questions or suggestions for the show check out our Twitter, Facebook or email podcast@midtowncomics.com

Visit MidtownComics.com to have the books we talk about delivered straight to your door!

 

Direct download: Episode_10.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:51 PM

Sam, Ted, Andrew and Gavin bid a fond farewell to Andrew's apartment as they move on to a new recording studio next week.  In this last episode recorded from Andrew's apartment, Sam fills us in on all the fun she had at SPX last weekend and run downs the Ignatz winners for 2014, Andrew pits the rest of us in a game of Jeopardy that has a clear runaway winner, we talk our Hot Picks of the week which includes Andrew relaying the first issue of All-New X-men he read and what's going on in the book, we answer listener questions about our favorite book of the year so far and the story of our exclusive variant covers!

If you have any questions or suggestions to talk about for the show please contact us on our Twitter or Facebook page or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com

As always, visit our site www.midtowncomics.com to have the coolest comics, merchandise and apparel delivered right to your door.

Direct download: Episode_09.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:02 PM