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This is it, the final episode of the Midtown Comics Podcast. Gavin, Gregg and Ted all say their goodbyes, take a look back, and talk about about the new Midtown Comics Live Show which airs weekly on the facebook page. 

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: Midtown_LAST.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT

This week the show has a big announcement, plus interviews with David Pepose about his new Action Lab comic Spencer & Locke, Matt Rosenberg about Kingpin #1, and James Tynion IV about Batwoman Rebirth. 

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: Midtown_125.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 124 Quantum Podcast is Go with writer Magdalene Visaggio

Gavin and Ted are very excited to welcome to the show writer Magdalene Visaggio, whose new Black Mask comic Quantum Teens are Go is out this week. We also discuss her GLADD Media Award nominated book Kim & Kim (vol 1 available now) and her work for DC Comics. Plus, we chat about FX's Legion, NBC's Powerless and top picks!

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: Midtown_124.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 7:26pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 123 Exploring 'The Dregs' with writers Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson

Ted and Gavin interview writers Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson about their new Comic 'The Dregs' from Black Mask Studios. Then our intrepid hosts have a look at the new cast of Hulu's adaptation of Marvel's The Runaways, review the pilot of DC Comics first comedy Powerless, Ben Affleck giving up the director's chair of The Batman, and as always, top picks!

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: Midtown_123.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 4:47pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 122 You Have Questions, We Have Answers, Meet us in Riverdale

We got some listener questions these we, and we sure do answer them! Plus, all the events coming up at Midtown Comics including signing and sales, we also chat CW's new Archie show Riverdale, and some great news about friend of the show Matt Rosenberg's We Can Never Go Home! All that and more!

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: Midtown_122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:10pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 121 Go Go Soule, Virella, and a Prize!

Find out who won our big DC Rebirth raffle, plus an interview with Charles Soule (Curse Words, Daredevil) and info on how to win a signed issue of Curse Words #1, an interview with All-New Wolverine artist Nik Virella, plus chats about Black Adam, Logan, and Power Rangers, and Top Picks!

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: Midtown_121.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 120 Finding 'The Button' plus A Giveaway!

There's news of a new Green Lantern Corp film, movements being made on a Shazam movie, Batman and Flash wonder, "button, button, who's got the button?", Justice League Dark gets animated (and there's going to be an east coast premiere) and Marvel installs a Secret Empire. All that and a special giveaway, plus top picks!

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: Midtown_120.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 119 New Year! New Us!

We're back! This week, we have the latest news on signings in the store, plus the gang chats Rogue One A Star Wars Story, Gregg revisits Batman v Superman (http://blog.midtowncomics.com/blog/12943), we send a heart felt shout out to the Love is Love Anthology, and as always, top picks!

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: Midtown_119.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 118 A Shocker of a Rogue One Review & Holiday Gift Guide

This week Gregg, Gavin and Ted chat about The Legend of Wonder Woman's cancelation, the Spider-Man Homecoming trailer, Super Mario Go, the Gotham City Sirens movie, and Ted reviews Star Wars Rogue One, and everyone gives their pick for a comic related holiday gift. 

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: Midtown_118.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:52am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 117 All the Trailers and a Tom King Interview

There's a new trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2, Spider-Man Homecoming, and Ted has now seen Doctor Strange! Also Gregg get's an interview with Tom King about his latest Batman story arc "I am suicide" and their love of Batman the Animated Series.

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: Midtown_117.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:17pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 116 So Many Thanks

It's Thanksgiving weekend and the boys are traveling around the state and couldn't get together to record! Please enjoy a special episode where we share what we are thankful for in the world of comics.  We'll be back next week with your regular scheduled shenanigans. Thank you all for listening.

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_116_Thank_You.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:50pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 115 Succeeding Fast with Writer/Artist Robert Friedrich

Gregg and Gavin welcome independent artist and writer Robert Friedrich to the show! We chat about his comic strip Failing Fast and the new short documentary Working Stiff about his life (which you can watch here courtesy of Indiewire). We also chat about his love of G.I. Joe, Batman The Animated Series, the new Inhumans TV show, and Young Justice season 3.

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: Midtown_115.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:01pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 114 So Wizard! With Adultish's Victoria Bennett and David Rey

Adultish the Web Series' very own Victoria Bennett and David Rey return to the podcast to catch Gavin and Ted up on what they've been doing including their show and comic book themed music videos. Plus the gang discusses Wonder Woman, Doctor Strange, James Bond, the new Batman and Ninja Turtles crossover, Star Trek, and more!

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: Midtown_114.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:10am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 113 Strange Doctors and Wonder Women

Gregg, Ted and Gavin chat about the new Wonder Woman trailer, their expectations for Doctor Strange, the TV show Black Mirror, how they spent their Halloween, and upcoming events at Midtown Comics!

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: Midtown_113.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:04pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode  112 Halloween's Undead Garnish w/ Clay McLeod Chapman

Clay McLeod Chapman (writer of Edge of Spider-Verse, Self Storage, American Vampire Anthology) joins our Halloween episode to tell us what he's been up to, from co-writing the 2015 horror film The Boy to his theatrical show and podcast The Pumpkin Pie Show, plus what's next for him from 451 Media Group! Plus, spooky halloween chat, as well as top picks!

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: Midtown_112.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:24pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 111 Taking a Swing with The Walking Dead

Back from Comic Con and ready to tackle all the hot topics, first up The Walking Dead premiere! Who lives, and who dies! Then we chat about the new trailers for Logan, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, and Star Wars: Rogue One. Plus we pay tribute to the gone too soon Steve Dillon, and as always, top picks!

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: Midtown_111.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 110 NEW YORK COMIC CON 2016 WRAP UP w/ RYAN NORTH, STEVE ORLANDO, SHAWNA & JULIE BENSON, CHRISTOPHER JONES, PETER DAVID, NICK SPENCER, ROD REIS, MIKE ROWE, JASON DAVID FRANK, & DINESH SHAMDASANI

It's our big New York Comic Con wrap up show! We have some great interviews including Peter David (Spider-Man 2099), Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), Nick Spenser (Steve Rogers: Captain America, Sam Wilson: Captain America), Christopher Jones (Young Justice), Shawna and Julie Benson (Batgirl and the Birds of Prey), Dinesh Shamdasani (Valiant Comics), Mike Rowe (Arrow, Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe), Steve Orlando (Apollo and Midnighter, JLA, Supergirl), and Rod Reis (C.O.W.L., Hadrian's Wall).

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: Midtown_110.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 7:54pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 109 Wonder Woman Web Interference with Brandon T. Snider

Brandon T. Snider (Doctor Strange: Mystery of the Dark Magic, Adventure Time: Hero Time with Finn and Jake) returns to the show to tell us his plans for New York Comic Con, also he quizzes us about Superman's therapist, we chat the news about Wonder Woman, and we talk about the top comic 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! 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: Midtown_109.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 4:54pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 108 Bearded Batman Scratching at the Door

Ted and Gavin fly solo this week as they chat about the live action interpretation of the Robbie Reyes Ghost Rider on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as taking listener questions, and discussing the amazing book of the week DC's Trinity. Plus top picks and a whole lot more!

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: Midtown_108.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:26pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 107 The Big Batman Day Show with Scott Snyder, Tom King and Greg Capullo

It's Batman day, and we're all about it! This week, not only do we have an interview with Scott Snyder, Tom King, and Greg Capullo about all things Batman, we also chat about Midtown Comic's limited signing that also included Frank Miller! Plus we let you in on how we picked a winner, AND we're giving away something signed by all four (Snyder, King, Capullo, and Miller!) All that, and we chat big Batman spoilers about Robin from Detective Comics 940!

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: Midtown_107.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 106 Boldly Going to Listener Questions

Our giveaways aren't finished yet! Listen to get more info on the Batman Day day giveaway for September 17th, and the Walking Dead season 6 DVDs! Plus we talk about Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke, how good Star Trek looks for 50, we answer listener questions, and of course, top picks!

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: Midtown_106.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:29am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 105 Two Giveaways, One Strange Show

We just want to give you stuff this week on the show! We are giving away one of our spots to the Batman day signing on Saturday September 17th, a signing which includes Scott Snyder, Frank Miller, Tom King and Greg Capullo! Also, we're giving away a Season 6 DVD box set of The Walking Dead! Plus, we chat about Telltale's Batman game, Ben Affleck revealing Deathstroke, top picks, and more!

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: Midtown_105.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 104 A Horse Walks Into a Bar with guests Greg Pak and Mike Hawthorne

Ted and Gavin take the reins as Ted gives his slightly spoilerly review of Suicide Squad. Plus Greg Pak chats his new comic Kingsway West, and Mike Hawthorne talks about doing art on Deadpool in the most Deadpooly interview we've ever had! All that and more!

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: Midtown_104.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 4:03pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 103 Ted Talks (and Gregg talks with Greg Grunberg)

This week Ted is like Han and goes solo.  Gregg, Gavin and Sam are on vacation so Ted gives you a quick update of what happened this week and then shares a interview that Gregg did with another Greg.  He talks to Gregg Grunberg about his and Kevin Smith's new show Geeking Out. Then Ted answers some of your questions about running a comic book shop.  Also, he gives us his hot picks for the last couple weeks!  We'll be back to normal next 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! 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_103.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:13am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 102 All-Star Scott Snyder & Batman

This week, we're on vacation! But that doesn't mean we forgot about you! Gregg has a chat with super star comic writer Scott Snyder about his new book All-Star Batman!

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: Midtown_102.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 101 Duo-cide Squad!

Gregg and Gavin take a deep dive in Suicide Squad, as Gregg gives his review after attending the US premiere! Plus, they chat DC's upcoming films Wonder Woman and Justice League, as well as Supergirl's new Superman and Legends of Tomorrow's Commander Steel. All that and Telltale's Batman and top picks!

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: Midtown_101.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 100 Keeping it 100, a Look Back and a Look Forward

This week, it's our big 100th episode!! We look back at our two years of podcasting and play some of favorite guests including Scott Snyder (Batman, Wytches) Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger (Late Child and Other Animals) Vivek Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle) Jillian Kirby, Neal Kirby, Guy Dorian, Kristen Gudsnuk (Henchgirl) Brandon Graham (Island), the cast of KING KIRBY! by Crystal Skillman & Fred Van Lente, and Frank Miller & Brian Azzarello (Dark Knight III The Master Race)! Plus we chat some of the news coming out of San Diego Comic Con!

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: Midtown_100_FULL.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 099 Pokémon Go Academy II The Ultimate Edition

This week Gavin, Gregg, and Ted chat about the new mobile game Pokémon GO and Avengers Academy, what's going on with the Hulk in Civil War II, Batman v Superman The Ultimate Edition gets a review, Marvel Now's solicites, and everything Rebirth has to offer!

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: Midtown_99.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:38pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 098 Riri, Mark Millar, Matt Rosenberg, and Sulu, Oh my!

This week, all four hosts are back as Gregg, Gavin, Sam and Ted chat about the new Iron Man Riri Williams, Sulu in Star Trek Beyond, and Gregg interviews comic pros Mark Millar and Matt Rosenberg! Plus, top piccccccks!

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: Midtown_98.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 1:25am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 097 Support the Things you Love

This week, we welcome back a host from abroad as we chat about the how fan reaction changed or didn't change Steve Rogers: Captain America issue 2, plus Marvel's new Divided We Stand line up shift, we FINALLY give away that X-MEN APOCALYPSE poster, and Ted tells us about the Warcraft movie!

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: Midtown_97.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:58am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 096 Interview Bonanza with guests Brad Walker, Declan Shalvey, Scott Snyder, and Tom King!

This week is jam packed with guests, as our intrepid hosts Gavin, Gregg, and Ted interview Brad Walker (Aquaman), Declan Shalvey (Civil War II Choosing Sides, Injection), Scott Snyder (Batman Rebirth) and Tom King (Batman, The Vision)!

Also, our X-Men Apocalypse signed poster giveaway is extended ONE MORE 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! 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: Midtown_96.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 095 We2 Chat E3 Plus Comics Creator Signings Galore

This week, Gavin and Ted chat about E3 and all the exciting video games coming out soon, plus a former "Teen Wolf" star is the Superman, and all the upcoming signings at Midtown Comics including Brad Walker, Declan Shalvery, Tom King, Scott Snyder, Ethan Van Sciver and Mark Millar!

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: Midtown_95.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:15pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 094 We've Got Soule!

This week, Ted and Gregg chat with writer Charles Soule about his book Strange Attractors! Plus, Gavin and Ted talk about Supergirl casting news, X-Men Apocalypse reviewed in full, and an X-Men themed giveaway! 

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: Midtown_94.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 12:49am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 093 Marvel with a Side of Brie, and Rebirth Week 2

Sam, Ted and Gavin chat about the rumored Captain Marvel casting, what reshoots for a movie really mean, a commercial starring the Joker only airing overseas, the second week of DC Rebirth, the start of Civil War II and much much more!

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: Midtown_93.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 092 DC Rebirth and Captain America Spoiler Cast

It's a full house this week as Gavin, Gregg, Sam and Ted chat about AMC's Preacher pilot, the X-Men stopping by the store, and they dig into the spoilers of the week with DC Rebirth and Captain America controversy! 

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:08pm EDT

Midtown Comics Podcast ZINE 007 The DC Rebirth Interview with Geoff Johns

Gregg interviews Geoff Johns about the DC Comics Rebirth #1 and asks what's ahead in the DCU!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 091 DC is for Darwyn Cooke

This week Sam, Ted and Gavin talk about the proposed Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey movie, DC comic's new Logo, and we pay our respects to Darwyn Cooke, the creator/artist who changed the comic book industry. That and much much more!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

Midtown Comics Podcast ZINE 006 Civil War II Preview with Marvel's Tom Brevoort

In this very special ZINE edition of the Midtown Comics Podcast, Gavin, Gregg and Ted chat with Marvel editor Tom Brevoort about CIVIL WAR II #0 and what's ahead for Marvel Universe!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 090 Teenage Mutant Ninja Batman Finale with guest James Tynion IV

Hot off the heels of finishing up the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover, Sam, Ted, and Gavin are joined by James Tynion IV to chat about the epic conclusion! Plus, we talk about multiple Civil Wars, Free Comics Book Day, and one lucky listener wins our Hulk action figure signed by The Hulk himself, Mark Ruffalo!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:43am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 089 The Post Civil War MCU Villain Cast

This week: Gavin, Gregg and Ted rank the Marvel Cinematic Universe Villains after Civil War, talk about Alden Ehrenreich's casting as Han Solo, the Power Rangers new costumes, and dig deep into Mark Millar's Empress #2 as part of their book club! All that and more!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 8:29pm EDT

Midtown Comics Podcast ZINE 005 Captain America Civil War Review

In this new ZINE installment, Ted and Gregg give their review of Captain America: Civil War! 

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Category:Film -- posted at: 8:23pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 088 Four Kids Walk Into a Podcast with guests Matt Rosenberg and Tyler Boss

This week, Gregg and Ted interview Matt Rosenberg and Tyler Boss about their new comic from Black Mask Studios: "4 Kids Walk Into a Bank", and why the comics coming from Black Mask are some of the freshest around! Plus, we reveal a new giveaway that's the "strongest one there is!"

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:08pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 087 The Purple Rains of Krypton and the Eisner Nominees

This week Sam, Ted and Gavin chat about the Eisner Award Nominees, the proposed Syfy series Krypton, the shared Hasbro film universe, and your top picks for comics 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! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:11am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 086 Penance for a Civil War with Peter J Tomasi and Ian Bertram

This week! Gregg and Ted sit down with Peter J Tomasi and Ian Bertram to discuss their new comic Penance from Darkhorse Comics! Plus, Gavin and Ted chat about the early reviews of Captain America Civil War, how Warren Beatty wants to do another Dick Tracy, the Doctor Strange trailer, and Ted finally finishes Daredevil season 2! Plus top picks and more!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 10:29am EDT

Midtown Comics Podcast ZINE 004 Some Kind of Sexy Realness with Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly

In this special ZINE edition of the Midtown Comics Podcast, Sam sits down with writing team Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly to chat about their work as they finish up the run of Grayson for DC Comics, as well as their first creator owned book Joyride, coming from BOOM! Studios on April 20th!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:22am EDT

Episode 085 Mon Mothma Year One, A Star Wars Story

This week Ted, Gregg and Gavin chat about that cool Star Wars Rogue One teaser, why Neegan whacked the cameraman on Walking Dead, give you all the details coming out of the Image Expo and Emerald City Comic Con so far and another death on Arrow??  Plus our almost patented Top Picks of the week!

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Category:Film -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 084 Martha Martha Martha and a Host Rebirth

This week, it's a full house of hosts, but who is the mysterious new fourth? Also, Supergirl and The Flash team across networks, DC Comics goes through a rebirth, The Walking Dead teases a death, and comics get in the YA Novel business! All this and more!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 083 Batman V Daredevil Return from Mole Con

This week, Sam returns from Mexico City's La Mole Con and regales us with stories of Doctor Who and and how great the con is. Then Ted has seen Batman V Superman, and reviews it w/ slight spoilers, and Gavin and Sam review all 13 episodes of the new season of Netflix's Daredevil. Plus, top picks!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

Midtown Comics ZINE 003 Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice Review

In this new ZINE installment, Andrew and Gregg give their review of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, after attending the red carpet US premiere! 

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!

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Category:Film -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 082 Maximum Age of Secret Civil Infinity Gauntlets

This week, Ted and Gavin have a look at Newsarama's reader polled 10 Best Marvel Comics Stories, as well as chatting the teams of Marvel's upcoming big summer event Civil War II, and checking out the new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer, plus so much more!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 081 Secret Origins with guest Tony Wolf

This week, Ted and Gavin are joined by Actor/Artist/Writer and friend of the store Tony Wolf. They chat his autobiographical Greenpoint series, as well as the new Captain America Civil War trailer, Spider-Man's emote eyes, the new event series based on Vivek Tiwary's The Fifth Beatle graphic novel, the Black Canary EP and of course, top picks!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 11:41pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 080 Midtown Crumb-ics

This week: Ted, Sam and Andrew are joined by Jon Hogan and Brian Rowe of Cinema Under the Influence, as well as Eisner nominated creator Josh Neufeld (A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, American Splendor) to talk about the upcoming screening of Crumb in NYC. Also, as always, a big helping of Top Picks!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 079 Samurai Excelsior

This week on The Midtown Comics Podcast, Sam and Gavin discuss Stan Lee's legacy after a new Vulture article decided to dig deeper into it. Also, they discuss the Long Beach Comic Con, the casting of Danny Rand/Iron Fist, and they extend the giveaway another week (so get those entries in!)

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Category:comics -- posted at: 6:54pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 078 Spam Ketchup (It's a Pun!)

This week on the Midtown Comics Podcast: The return of a co-host! The return of the DC Universe (maybe)! The return of Deadpool chat! The return of top picks AND another giveaway (with a chance for you to win a $20 gift card)!

With all this returning, there's a way you can give back too by helping out Deadpool artist Reilly Brown who just lost his house in a fire by going here: http://www.reillybrownart.com/reillybrown/

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:41pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 077 Feeling Adultish with guests  Brendan Sokler, David Rey and Victoria Cheri Bennett

This week, Ted flies solo with guests Brendan Sokler, David Rey and Victoria Cheri Bennett of the Adultish Webseries (more info here: adultish.tv) as they chat their show, their love of pop culture nostalgia, Batman, Kevin Conroy, Max Landis, and even a little about Daniel Bryan's retirement from the WWe!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Midtown Comics Episode 076 Yabba Dabba Rebirth!

This week! Ted and Gavin try something new, as well as chat about the DC Comics Rebirth rumors swirling around, the new Hanna-Barbera line from DC, as well as TV chat that includes Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, The Flash, Agent Carter, and FX's new show Legion. Plus a new $20 gift card give-a-way, and as always TOP PICKS!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT

Episode 075 We Read It On The Net

We survived the Blizzard named Jonas!  Now we are here to talk about the new CW show Legends of Tomorrow, how great Supergirl is, the return of X-Files, and go over the nominees for the GLAAD awards in their comic category.  Also announce the winner of the gift card this week.  There was some great competition!  All that and tell you what you should be reading 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! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:44am EDT

Episode 074 How About That Deadpool Movie?

This week we welcome Andrew back!  He got a super sneak peek at the full Deadpool movie and gives us the best review that he can legally do!  We also discuss the CW DC movie special and gush over the Suicide Squad trailer, plus Andrew got to spend a afternoon with Lex Luthor himself, Jesse Eisenberg!  No one claimed our gift card so we're giving another simple way to win it this week!  All that and our top picks to read 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! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:22am EDT

Episode 073 Walking Carpet

After a short hiatus we're back! The dynamic duo of Ted and Gavin are here to spoil the heck out of Star Wars The Force Awakens and give you their thoughts and theories.  Also we mourn the passing of the closest thing we have to a superhero David Bowie, give you our top picks of the week plus reveal the first winner of our $20 gift card and tell you how you can be next!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

Episode 072 Carrie Kelly Awakens with Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson

We got a huge week in store for you! First we are honored to be able to speak to the creative team behind Dark Knight #3 The Master Race Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson. (11:50).  Also we tell you how you can win a $20 gift card to the store, Ted gets pumped for his Star Wars Marathon and Sam gives the details on her holiday Potato Candy (28:55) Plus our weekly Top Picks (32:43) and finally Ted pleads for Xbox friends (hint is gamertag is KingShacklez)

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Category:comics -- posted at: 7:23am EDT

Episode 071 Charlton and The Teenage Mutant Private Eyes with Brian K. Vaughan, James Tynion IV, Jackie Zbuska and Keith Larson

We had to make this episode a little larger to get all the awesomeness we had this week at the shop!  First we chat with the producers of the upcoming Charlton Comics movie Jackie Zbuska and Keith Larson and they tell us what they are doing to get their movie made.  Then we have our second Midtown Comics Podcast book club! (32:00) This week we discuss the Batman TMNT team up book that we always wanted.  We get a special treat as the writer James Tynion IV calls in to discuss they book (41:15).  We get into our top picks of the week (53:42).  Andrew picked The Private Eye HC that came out a couple weeks ago and we hear from Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin about making the book and the influence they got from Radiohead! (54:17)

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Category:comics -- posted at: 10:40am EDT

Episode 070 Moon Girl and The Millennials with Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare and Dimitrios Fragiskatos

We welcome some friends from earlier episodes who talk about their new comics on shelves now. Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare chat about their new Marvel comic Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur and Dimitrios stops by again to tell us that his new book The Millennials is finally on the shelves.

We also discuss the new Batman V. Superman trailer, Jessica Jones and a whole bunch more!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:01am EDT

Episode 069 The Fifth Beatle with guest Vivek Tiwary

We welcome the writer of the New York Times best seller The Fifth Beatle Vivek Tiwary! We chat about what goes into making a book about Brian Epstein and the reception that it has gotten since it's release two years ago. Vivek also tells us how he secured the rights to The Beatles music for the movie and being the first to do so since A Hard Days Night and so much more! 

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:51am EDT

Episode 068 Our Live Chat With Paul Levitz

Recorded live in front of a studio audience, we chat with Paul Levitz about his new book Will Eisner: Champion Of The Graphic Novel. Sam moderates a panel that discusses the origin of  Will Eisner and his influences today.  Dimitrios gets some questions from our audience.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:58am EDT

Episode 067 The First Midtown Comics Podcast Book Club with guest Marjorie Liu

This week we have our first ever Midtown Comics Podcast Book Club in which we discuss Monstress #1 by Marjorie Liu (who is also interviewed about the book)! Also, we chat Comics Art Brooklyn, Shia Labeouf, and our weekly top picks!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

Episode 066 Talking Henchgirl with guest Kristen Gudsnuk

This week we talk to the creator/writer/artist of the hot new book Henchgirl Kristen Gudsnuk about what it is like to put out her first published comic. We talk about the process of getting the book out plus what supervillians we would like to hench for.  Then we talk about the dumbest of Star Wars theories, Rob Liefeld returning to Marvel and our groovy top picks of the week!  

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:07am EDT

Episode 065 Do The Work with guest Ulises Farinas

For the first time in a long time all five hosts are together! Sam, Ted, Gavin, Brandon and Andrew are joined by Judge Dredd Mega City 2 artist and the upcoming Judge Dredd series comic writer Ulises Farinas.  Ulises gives us his secrets to his success and it's not that difficult.  We also recall one the oddest heroes origins in recent memory and give you our top picks of the week!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

Episode 064 The Pod Squad with guest Anthony Del Col

Anthony Del Col makes his triumphant return to the show!  We talk about his new comic Assassins Creed that he is co-writing and what he has been up to since last year.  We also talk about the new Star Wars trailer and our journey to get tickets, we also give you our theories on the story as well as discuss how Biff knew how to go back in time in the Delorean   Andrew also is obsessed with a new app on his phone.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

Episode 063 NYCC 2015 Wrap Up Mega Show

We survived the 2015 edition of New York Comic Con!  We talk about our favorite moments and news from last week, plus we talk with a bunch of friends!  Including Erica Henderson, Rod Reis, James Tynion IV, Paul Azaceta, Kevin Wada, Greg Pak, Matthew Rosenburg, Tyler Boss, Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclaire.  We also give our thoughts on the Walking Dead premiere and as always give our top picks for the week!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

Episode 062 The Golden Girls aka Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson and Jared Fletcher

We host our first live video streamed event!  You can view it here.  We host the entire team that worked on Paper Girls #1 which include writer Brian K. Vaughn, Artist Cliff Chiang, Colorist Matt Wilson and the Letterer Jared Fletcher in this one of a kind panel hosted by our own Sam.  This includes our first studio audience and they participated with their questions and we answer questions from the live chat.

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 10:03pm EDT

Episode 061 Get Over It, Ted

Ted, Gavin and Brandon are joined my past guest host Ingrid this week! We discuss the pros and cons of continuity in comics, the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls, Tim Burton movies, what to expect at New York Comic Con next week and much more.  Also we give the last part of our phrase to win 4 Day Tickets to New York Comic Con.

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:22am EDT

Episode 060 Overdosing on Chips Ahoy Coolattas

Ted, Gavin and Brandon talk about last week's New York Comic Con in-store ticket, their secret Midtown Comics origins, go over the top ten grossing movies of the summer of 2015 and then finish it off with their top picks of the week.  We also are giving away a 4-Day pass to New York Comic Con and give you details how you can win.  

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 10:02pm EDT

This week we are joined by a small part of the Doube Take team.  We chat with writers Matthew Sumo, Jeff McComsey and the guy who corrals them all Gabe Yocum to talk about their massive launch of comics all focused in the world of The Night Of The Living Dead. We also talk about the pros and cons of Kickstarter, chat about a celebrity that Ted met at the store and Andrew gets confused about the new book from Rick Remender and Sean Murphy called Toyko Ghost.  Also we talk about 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! 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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

Episode 058 Kurt Russell's Comeback

In this episode we talk Gavin's special milestone coming up, our Labor Day weekend, Force Friday, fancast the Chrononauts movie, discuss our top picks for the week and answer a listener voicemail!  

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 8:27pm EDT

Episode 057 Force Friday Pleasure Coma

This week on Midtown, we chat all the new Star Wars toys as we anticipate from Force Friday, crazy collectables, take bets on who's going to sweep the Ignatz Awards at this year's SPX: The Small Press Expo, Masters of the Universe, and of course, TOP PICKS!

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 1:07pm EDT

Episode 056 Fearsome Creatures of Midtown Comics with Hal Johnson

We welcome Midtown Comics own Hal Johnson to talk about his new book Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods. Tales of mythical creatures that may or not be true. We also talk about who is on who's side in the Civil War film and how one lucky actor gets to play all the cool roles in Star Wars.

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.

 

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Episode 055 Kirby4Heroes! with guests Jillian Kirby, Neal Kirby and Guy Dorian Sr.

Just in time to celebrate The King Jack Kirby's birthday we talk to his grandaughter Jillian Kirby and son Neal Kirby along with Kirby historian Guy Dorian. about all the events for his birthday August 28th. You can donate to the Hero Initiative through Kirby4Heroes, shop at select comic book stores where a portion of their days sales gets donated.  Guy also tells us some of his Facebook pages he runs where you can celebrate the art of Kirby as well.  Remember it's also Read Public Comics In Public day so get out there with your comics!

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:40am EDT

Episode 054 Squeeing For Cat Thor with guests Preeti Chhibber and Ali Colluccio

Ted and Andrew are joined with official guest host Brandon T. Snider and Panels.net contributers Preeti Chibber who also hosts the Oh Comics Podcast and Ali Colluccio where we probably spoil the Fantastic Four movie.  We aslo talk about Hot Archie, Dr. Light on The Flash, Stephen Amell on WWE and Andrew offers his cat as a giveaway and much more. 

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:07am EDT

Episode 053 Darby Popping with Jeff Kline and Jeff Marsick

Jeff Kline and Jeff Marsick stop by and we talk about the beginnings of Darby Pop comics and how Mr. Marsick was discovered by a writing contest!  We also discuss their side projects which include a Walking Dead podcast and writing for the television shows of Transformers Robots In Disguise and other cartoons!  All that, plus our almost patented Hot Picks!

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:08pm EDT

Episode 052 Thrizzling with guests Michael Kupperman and Cinema Under the Influence

We welcome the hosts of Cinema Under The Influence who talk about their upcoming event on August 8th.  They will be joined by Eisner award winner Micheal Kupperman who will be showing Snakes N Bacon and talking about the movie they are showing The Christine Jorgensen Story.  

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EDT

Episode 051 Looking Back At Our First Year

It is our one year anniversary!  It is time to look back at everything we have accomplished in the last year! We take a look at every episode we have done so far and chat about the memories from them. You can find all of our past episodes right here.  It has been a great first year and we would like to thank you for listening!

f 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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am EDT

Episode 050 Lando System with Charles Soule

Before the show this week we got caught up with all of the movie trailers that came out of San Diego and we discuss them all! Batman Vs. Superman, X-Men Apocalypse, Deadpool, Suicide Squad and more are dissected.  We get a chance to talk to one of the busiest men in comics Charles Soule about last weeks Lando #1 and Civil War #1.  We even have the exclusive reveal of a all new Star Wars character debuting in the next issue of Lando.

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.

 

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

Episode 049 Possibly Fake San Diego Comic Con News

We introduce Brandon T. Snider has the offical unofficial fill in guest host. He fills in for Sam who is living the life at San Diego Comic Con We play a new trivia game created by Andrew called Name that Reboot and talk the news out of Comic Con so far whether they are real or false. We also discuss the weeks new comics including some number ones like Strange Fruit and the new hip Archie!

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

Episode 048 Getting  Buttered with guest Brandon Snider

Former guest Brandon T. Snider stops by again and we catch up with what he has been up to.  He chats about the books he's working on, gives us a preview of a huge announcement at San Diego Comic Con next week, and giving a dog the bachelor party he deserves.  We also talk about Jursassic World, go over the All New Marvels Preview of the books that are coming out this fall, make heads and tails of snapchat and come up with a new phrase the kids will be sure to be saying this summer.

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT

Episode 047 Valiantly Valiant

We sit down with Matthew Klein and Hunter Gorinson who work behind the scenes at Valiant comics.  We chat about the upcoming Book of Death limited series and how it affects the Valiant Universe and their upcoming announcement at Twitter Headquarters next 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! 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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

Episode 046 Paul Levitz meets Nervous Boy with guest Paul Levitz

The crew sit down with legendary DC writer Paul Levitz and chat about his new book Doctor Fate and how he put it together.  We also discuss 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! 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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Episode 045 We Can Never Actually Go Home with guest Matthew Rosenberg

We get the chance to sit down with the next big time comic writer Matthew Rosenberg and talk about the book we can't keep on the shelves We Can Never Go Home by Black Mask Studios, his other work with Marvel and his ties to The Wu Tang Clan.  We also talk about our collective experience at Special Edition New York Comic Con and chat about the comics that we picked up and what we're looking forward to next 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! 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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 8:52am EDT

This week, all four hosts (Ted Alexander, Sam John, Gavin Mevius, and Andrew Cohen) are back to give you a big serving of top picks! Plus, it's New York Comic Con Special Edition with exclusive interviews fom Jason Howard, Ming Doyle,Joe Harris, Valentine De Landro, Mark Brooks, Joe Quinones, Sara Wooley, Brandon Montclair, Amy Reeder, & Brandon Graham!

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

Episode 043 A Battle Of Hugs with guest Jeffrey Burandt

Ted, Sam and Gavin chat with Americans UK frontman Jeffrey Burandt about his latest work Odd Schnozz and The Odd Squad available now in digital format and in stores June 24th.  We finally put the rest the spoiler alert and also continue to gush over Mad Max.  All that plus we discuss what we read this week and what we're looking forward to next 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! 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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 11:21pm EDT

Episode 042 DON'T PANIC With Guest Marguerite Bennett

Andrew chats with A-Force writer Marguerite Bennett about what's in store for the all female team and how she broke into comics.

Also!  Andrew and Ted gush over how great Mad Max was do everything they can to convince Sam she needs to see it.  They also talk some current events and even a little talk about Sports??? So grab your towel and give it a listen!

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 11:47pm EDT

Episode 041 Future Flashback with Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare

Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare (Rocket Girl, Podcorn Podcast) return to chat about the latest issue of Rocket Girl (#6), their process, upcoming con appearances, comics in academia, and of course, top picks.

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

Comic book writer/artist Dash Shaw (Cosplayers, BodyWorld) sits down with the gang to chat his secret origins in comics, his library fellowship,his inspiration and animation, and what science fiction means to him!
 
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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:45am EDT

Episode 039 Our First Live Broadcast with Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy

Our first live streamed podcast was a lot of fun and now it's here for you to enjoy!  Recorded immediately after our signing Thursday, we are joined by Batman & American Vampire writer Scott Snyder and a surprise visit from Sean Gordon Murphy.  We discuss the secret origin of how Scott got his Batman writing gig. What he thinks of Jared Leto's Joker plus the possibility of a DK4? 

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 12:07am EDT

Episode 038 The Marvel Film Omnibus With Guest Mike Furth

Ted and Gavin sit down with the man who took it upon himself to edit all the Marvel movies together in chronological order.  Mike Furth of The Comic Archive tells us what motivated him and how you can do it yourself. We then review the Daredevil series and what we want to see in next week's Age of Ultron.  Finally, we talk about the books we read this week and what you should be reading in your pile.

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:13am EDT

Episode 037 Real Life Superheroes with guests Kurt KC Christenson and Odette Coquette

Ted, Andrew and Sam welcome the brains behind Kings County Comics Kurt KC Christenson and his partner Odette Coquette to chat about their performance in their last comic cosplay themed variety show and their plans future events.  Kurt tells the origin of the Kings County Comics collective and their roots to Brooklyn.

Then we talk about the just released Star Wars trailer and mild spoiler... someone isn't thrilled about it as the rest.  We also try to talk about Daredevil without giving any spoilers. And of course we discuss out 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! 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. 

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

Episode 036 Tear Down That Dome, Telos!  with guest Brandon T. Snider

This week we welcome comic book writer, comedian and friend of the store Brandon T. Snider stops by the table!  We talk his work in the comic industry and work in television on ths show Inside Amy Schumer. We also try to make heads and tails of this weeks Convergence tie-ins.

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 8:36am EDT

Zine 002 Mark Millar and Jupiters Circle

Andrew and Ted talk with Mark Millar about his upcoming prequel to his hit book Jupiter's Legacy with this week's Jupiter's Circle #1.  We also ask questions that you, the listeners provided! Can we get through it without confusing last years movie Jupiters Ascending?

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:05pm EDT

Episode 035 Getting Picked Up In The Batmobile with guest Dan Greenfield

We talk to Dan Greenfield of 13thdimension.com and we chat the secret origin of his website, his obsesssion with everything Batman and how he got involved with the upcoming East Coast Comic Con this weekend. We then get into our top picks for the week and what we're looking forward to next 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! 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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

Zine Episode 001 UFOlogy With Guests James Tynion and Noah J. Yuenkel

In our very first mini episode Ted, Sam and Andrew sit down and chat with the writers of Boom's new comic Ufology, James Tynion and Noah J. Yuenkel about the secret origin of how they met in high school and how they eventually came to work together in comics. Andrew tries to explain what Ufology is about and he's pretty close!

To find copies of Ufology, visit our site midtowncomics.com 

 

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Category:comics -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Episode 034 KAPOW-i Go Go Going With Guests Marc Andreyko and Matt Cox

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:44am EDT

Episode 033 Sands Of The Hourglass with guests Sean Gordon Murphy and Jason Schachter

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

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.

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Category:entertainment -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT

Episode 031 Death From A Butt with Spider-Gwen writer Jason Latour

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!

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Category:comics -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Episode 030 We Want Furbacca

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.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

Episode 029 Ship It or Sink It - The Valentines Day Special

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: 4:13pm 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 027 Rocket Squirrel Girl with guests Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare, Matthew Vaughn and Tait Howard

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: 2:50pm EDT

Episode 026 The Truth Is In Here With Guest Joe Harris

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: 5:16pm EDT

Episode 025 The Star Wars and Witches Crossover with Guests Jason Aaron, John Cassaday and Amber Benson (fixed version)

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: 8:09pm EDT

Episode 024 Taken Over By Ants and Squirrels

The gang is reunited after the winter break and have plenty to catch up on!  We discuss what we did while during our time away. We talk about the Ant-Man trailer and ponder how it stacks up to the other Marvel trailers.  Take a look a some lists of best comics of 2014, give you all the news coming out of Image Expo today and give you our hot picks for this week and next. 

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_24.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 1:34am 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

Brian K. Vaughan stops by the show and we ask him questions sent from the listeners. Listen to see if we will ever get a chance to see his books on the silver screen. Also, we tell you how you can win a signed book by him. We recap our favorite books of 2014 and what we're looking forward to in the next year.  

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_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Sam, Ted and Andrew are joined by not one, but TWO special guests this week. We have the current artist on Aspens All New Soulfire V Ken Marion and fellow Midtown Comics employee Ingrid Rios to talk about the current projects they're working on.  We answer some questions from Andrew's mother, talk about CW's The Flash and let you know what comics you should be binge watching. Then we let you in on what comics we read this week!

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_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:22pm 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

It's Thanksgiving week and the gang is off getting stuffed on a ton of food. Fortunately we got something cooked up for you (pun intended) in our absense.  Listen to our exclusive Q and A with Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente moderated by Sam for their book Make Comics Like The Pros recorded in front of a live audience at our Downtown store last November 14th. Learn the secrets of how to be succesful in this special episode.

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_19_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32am EDT

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: 7:37am EDT

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: 1:48am 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

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: 10:07am EDT

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: 11:06am 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!

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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!

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Category:entertainment -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

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

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Direct download: Episode_10.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 11:51am EDT

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: 11:02am EDT

Ted, Andrew, Dimitrios, Sam and Gavin - the whole team are together again! They are joined by writer of the Image Comics book Nightworld - Adam McGovern. We talk about his writing career and all the connections to Jack Kirby that we can think of. Our conversation reveals that Gavin and Andrew may have met before their meeting on this podcast. Meet Sam at her upcoming appearance at SPX this weekend! We riff into our top picks of the week and answer some listener questions.  What do we think of gimmick covers?

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

Please visit our website midtowncomics.com and find all the books we talk about and everything else you can think of! 

Direct download: Episode_8.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 11:01am EDT

We're having a pizza party! Midtown Comics crew Ted, Andrew and Sam along with co-host and customer Gavin chat with Kill Shakespeare writer Anthony Del Col about the Kill Shakespeare universe and the projects it has spawned, including a upcoming board game.  He talks about his new book Sherlock Holmes vs Harry Houdini.  Then pitted against the collected minds of the hosts in a game of trivia about the people he writes about.  He then talks about his love for boy bands and that turns into the birth of a comic book idea featuring the five of us in a band that solves crimes in the cities we visit while on tour.

Our top pics this week are discussed and a certain mutant in his last days is on the top of our reading pile.

If you have any questions for us please contact us on our Twitter, Facebook or our email at podcast@midtowncomics.com.

Visit our website www.midtowncomics.com for all your comic and comic merchandise needs and have them delivered right to your door.

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_7.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 3:20pm EDT

Midtown Comics Downtown Manager Ted and Marketing Manager Andrew take this week off so the show is left in the hands of Grand Central Manager Dimitrios, Jill of All Trades at Midtown Comics Downtown Sam and customer Gavin as they chat the new comics coming out this week, and the best of the issues they read last week!

Also, a Charles Soule signing at Midtown Downtown, Donald Glover finally getting to play Spider-Man, and a chat about DC Comics future television brand.

Remember to follow us on TwitterFacebook and ask any questions or give us topics to discuss at our email podcast@midtowncomics.com

Don't forget to visit midtowncomics.com to get all the comics we talk about and preorder Becky's book!

Direct download: Midtown_Comic_Podcast_06.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:57am EDT

The whole team is finally in the same room for a episode!  Midtown Comics Downtown Manager Ted, Grand Central Manager Dimitrios, Jill of All Trades at Midtown Comics Downtown Sam, Marketing Manager Andrew and customer Gavin are together for the first time.  Dimitrios was even nice enough to bring along a random stranger off the street that he met on the subway earlier that day.  

We catch up on the each others week, talk about last weeks audio problems and Sam tells us about a small independent press expo she's involved in called Paper Jam.

We talk to Becky Cloonan about her upcoming book she's writing Gotham Academy and what it's like to be writing a book in the bat universe.  The gang all took a quiz to see how well they know high school Becky and the results are not what you think. Becky answers questions from the audience and teases us with Zucchini Bread.

We tell you what we thought the best of the week was and how confused we are with Multiversity #1 and what we're looking forward to next week.  

Andrew is called out on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and accepts it during the show. Who does he nominate?

Remember to follow us on TwitterFacebook and ask any questions or give us topics to discuss at our email podcast@midtowncomics.com

Don't forget to visit midtowncomics.com to get all the comics we talk about and preorder Becky's book!

Direct download: Episode_5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm 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

The gang is back and we got a lot to talk about.  Midtown Comics Downtown Store Manager Ted is joined once again with Jill of All Trades at the Downtown Store and Youtube host Sam and Marketing Manager Andrew.  Sitting in for Gavin, who is on vacation (but somehow makes an appearance on the show) is Dan!

We talk about the incredible launch of the New York Comic Con ticket sales at our stores and how great it was to see a great turnout! Andrew tries to find how much a comic expert Ted is, by pitting him against Dan in a battle of comic knowledge about Grant Morrison's New X-men.  A series that Dan just finished reading and Ted read five years ago!  Then we talk our favorite comics for the week and what we're looking forward to next week and even get a little conversation about Lost in there somehow!

If you have any questions for the gang, let us know by contacting us through Twitter, our Facebook page or through email at podcast@midtowncomics.com

Visit our main site Midtowncomics.com to see our daily deals and have your favorite comic wants and needs shipped right to your doorstep wherever you are in the world!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:06pm 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!

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Category:entertainment -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

Your favorite comic shop retailer employees Ted (Manager of Midtown Comics Downtown), Sam (Jill of all trades at Midtown Comics Downtown and Youtube video host), Andrew (Marketing manager) and customer Gavin introduce you to the first episode in  the reboot of the Midtown Comics Podcast.

In this episode Sam fills us in on her time at The Guardians of the Galaxy world premiere and if it lives up to the hype.  

The staff talk Batman Day and the Death of Archie Andrews,  give you their favorite Comic Con expierences, their favorite reads from the week and what they are looking forward to next week  on the racks.  Then they give you their thoughts on the new Avengers status quo and how can Wolverine actually die? 

Leave questions for the crew at the official Midtown Comics Twitter and Facebook and they will answer them on the next episode.

Visit midtowncomics.com for everything comic related and we'll ship where ever you are! 

 

Direct download: Midtown_Comics_Episode_1.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 7:42pm EDT