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Episode 032 The Will Eisner Super Show with guests Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt and More

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: 8:10pm EDT

Episode 028 Friends Forever with guest Ellen Lindner

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: 3:28pm EDT

Episode 023 KING KIRBY

As a special holiday treat, the Midtown Comics Podcast has teamed up the husband and wife team of comic book writer Fred Van Lente and playwright Crystal Skillman to present their play, King Kirby. King Kirby was performed for a live audience this summer, but now it's presented to you in audio format for the first time for free!  

King Kirby Cast

Kirby - Steven Rattazi

Simon (and others) Joseph Mathers

Fox (and others) Timothy McCown Reynolds 

Stanley (and others) Nat Cassidy

Roz (and others) Amy Lee Pearsall

The play was recorded at the Downtown location of Midtown Comics on December 11th, 2014.

The play has some strong language so please be advised.

The Midtown Comics Podcast consists of the Downtown's store manager Ted. Marketing Manager Andrew, Video Host Sam, Customer Gavin and Grand Central store manager Dimitrios.  We come to you every week with the latest comic and pop culture news, comic reviews, giveaways, and more fun!  If you would like to ask a question for the show let us know through our TwitterFacebook, our voicemail 980-MID-TOWN, or our email podcast@midtowncomics.com

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast and play are those of the hosts and performers and do not reflect the views of Midtown Comics.

Direct download: KIng_Kirby_Midtown.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 11:29pm EDT

The whole gang (Andrew, Dimitirios, Sam, Gavin and Ted) finally gets back together. We catch up on our Thanksgiving break. We then discuss the lastest movie news including the Star Wars Episode 7 teaser, the Terminator Genisys trailer, Suicide Squad casting and some actors finally getting announced for some projects.  Andrew tries to make heads or tails on the Walking Dead comic and TV show.  We then talk about our hot picks of the week and answer a voicemail from a listener.

If you have any suggestions 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_20.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 2:06am EDT

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: 1:13am EDT

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: 11:46am EDT

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: 7:49pm EDT

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: 9:14am EDT

Original Midtown Comics Podcast Co-host Dimitrios (Manager of Midtown Comics Grand Central) finally makes his first appearance on the new show.  He's fills in Ted (Manager of Midtown Comics Downtown) and Andrew (Midtown Comics Marketing Manager) about how he created his comic Greasers in Greece.  We have lots of questions to answer this week and we let you know what we are all looking forward to this week.  

We apologize for the audio issues in this episode and will try our best for it not to happen again.

If you have any questions or suggestions for the show, let us know on our Twitter, Facebook or emailing us at podcast@midtowncomics.com

Please sure to check out our website www.midtowncomics.com and have comics delivered right to your door!

Direct download: Episode_4.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 10:29pm EDT

Our lovely panel of hosts Ted (Midtown Comics Downtown Store Manager), Andrew (Midtown Comics Marketing Manager, Sam (Jill of all trades at Midtown Comics Downtown and Youtube video host) and man on the street customer Gavin are joined by friend of the store Jess who got a exclusive first look at the TMNT movie.  She lets us know if it will to appeal to the average fan like herself.

We talk about the launch of the New York Comic Con ticket sales and best tips to get yours this year.

Then we get into a great conversation of famous people who have shopped the store, favorite San Diego Comic Con news and Eisner Award winners.

Of course we talk about what we read this week and what we have our eye on next week.

If you have any questions for the guys and gals drop us a email at podcast@midtowncomics.com and we may use it on the show.  You can also ask us through our Twitter and our Facebook!

Direct download: MIdtown_Podcast_2.mp3
Category:entertainment -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

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