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Media Reports Of Riots in Manhattan - In Amazing Spider-Man
Yesterday, anticipating considerable disquiet regarding the Presidential election, stores in midtown Manhattan began boarding up their windows Not Midtown Comics (it's on a second floor) but all around Times Square The New York Times reported "The sidewalk outside the Disney Store in Times Square was filled not with captivated children sporting mouse ears but with[...]
Midtown Job
Midtown Comics is looking for a new hire, for their back issue department in their Long Island warehouse in New Hyde Park All sorts of people started out in comics working for Midtown, and right now the added pressure on the employment market might make this quite the desired position As Midtown Comics launched DC[...]
ucs comic
But UCS founder Midtown Comics does have access to quite a few slabbed titles, definitely enough for a one-per-account distribution spread. Midtown Comics is a New York City comic book retailer with three shops in Manhattan and an e-commerce website The largest comic book store in the United States, the company opened its first store in[...]
ucs comic
They were formed when DC Comics approached Midtown Comics for a solution during Diamond shutdown, and now it's become part of DC's permanent solution, dropping Diamond entirely One question is if UCS will distribute my other publishers as well as DC The answer seems to be yes, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse, Image Comics, IDW Publoshing[...]
ucs comic
Logo from UCS. After running a brief interview with Gerry Gladston of Midtown Comics and UCS Comic Distributors, we mentioned that we hadn't heard back from the other new DC Comics distributor DCBS/Lunar Distribution At which point Bleeding Cool received an acknowledgement email from Christina Merkler So we have a few more questions in with Lunar[...]
ucs dc comics
Bleeding Cool spoke with Gerry Gladston of Midtown Comics, the comic store behind DC Comics' new East Coast distributor UCS Comics Distributor The move has seen DC Comics leave Diamond Comic Distributors, who are in shut down to receiving new comics for at least another month Instead two new distributors have set up, UCS run by[...]
Yesterday, Everything Changed - The Daily LITG 18th April 2020
Then DC Comics announced that they would also be returning to distribution sooner than that, from Tuesday, April 28th, from two new distributors, UCS Comics Distributors and Lunar Distribution, who Bleeding Cool shortly identified as Midtown Comics and DCBS respectively As this Google Streetmap view of UCS' credit application location indicates. Diamond Comic Distributors told Bleeding[...]
Want to Break Into Comics? Midtown Want a Full-Time Marketing Associate
Midtown Comics has a problem They need another fulltime marketing associate working at the New York comic store chain Their problem is that previous hires keep making such good contacts within the comic book industry, that they end up being headhunted by the publishers. It's not just Midtown Comics JHU has a similar problem I bet[...]
When Someone In Midtown Comics Asks To Look At Your Portfolio, Let Them
So he popped into the local shop, Midtown Comics Where he saw some comic book artwork being shown off… 4 dudes giving each other portfolio reviews @MidtownComics One looked decent so asked if I could look Told me not to bother them Oh well. — C.B Cebulski (@CBCebulski) July 7, 2016 Look what you could have won… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXs5fwBjL0sVideo can't[...]
Midtown's Exclusive Variants For NYCC
Well, they are local… Here are a few of the exclusive cover comics that Midtown Comics will have at New York Comic Con See more NYCC exclusives here….  Amazing Spider-Man #1 By Arthur Adams Doctor Strange #1 By Dave Johnson Grumpy Cat #1 By Steve Yu  Invincible Iron Man #1 By John Tyler Christopher Secret Wars #6 By John Tyler Christopher Spire #1[...]
There Are Still NYCC Tickets Available At Midtown Comics… And No Line
It's been a busy day at Midtown Comics Downtown in New York… they are selling the final round of NYCC tickets This will be your last chance. Some have gone… 3-Day New York Comic Con 2015 Tickets at @midtowncomics are sold out Please stay tuned for more updates #NYCC pic.twitter.com/sOyjVc2LgC — New York Comic Con (@NY_Comic_Con) September 20,[...]
Three Jobs Available In Comics In New York City
Firstly, Valiant Entertainment needs a Marketing & Communications Manager. Job Requirements • BA in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field • 1 to 3 years of related experience in publishing or entertainment • Excellent writing and communications skills • An in-depth knowledge of comics and the broader pop culture landscape • Ability to think strategically, deliver under tight deadlines,[...]
The Secret Wars Variants Of Midtown Comics
Midtown Comics is running variant covers for every issue of Marvel's Secret Wars series, and two others for spinoffs…. First up, Secret Wars #1-8 Each issue will feature multiple versions of the same character, pulled from different time periods and alternate realities. #1 – Cover by J Scott Campbell featuring the Spider-Men (above) #2 – Cover by Nick[...]
J Scott Campbell's Rocket Raccoon #1… (COLOUR UPDATE)
J Scott Campbell is working on a retailer exclusive cover for Rocket Raccoon #1, the upcoming funny animal comic by Skottie Young that will be outselling every other comic book in the direct market this July. But for this one, you'll have to talk to Midtown Comics in New York or Limited Edition Comix in the[...]
Reasons To Move From New York To Los Angeles, Or Not. Here Comes DC-Day
Looks like Midtown Comics are showing their allegiances to the publisher staying in New York City, with their new delivery van. (UPDATE: No they're staying neutral! I'm told from a reader "the other side of the Midtown truck has Batman and Superman on it An image of Wonder Woman is on the back gate, and Archie,[...]
Uber Exclusives Announced for Forbidden Planet & Midtown
   These editions are currently available online from their respective stores: Forbidden Planet: http://forbiddenplanet.com/events/2013/05/11/kieron-gillen-signing-uber-0-forbidden-planet-vari/ Midtown Comics: http://www.midtowncomics.com/store/dp.asp?PRID=1267827 http://www.midtowncomics.com/store/dp.asp?PRID=1267828     Kieron Gillen's Uber #0 met with excitement and sell outs at its debut in comic shops one week ago[...]
Marvel, Midtown And Subscription Services
Earlier this year, Marvel Comics moved its subscription service from specialist magazine subscription service Sun Belt to New York retailer chain Midtown But it has not been without teething problems. A Little Bleeding reprted to Bleeding Cool about not receiving any comics for about a month, with multiple unanswered emails for the last few weeks. One forum[...]
So Who Is In The New Avengers Comic Anyway?
We gave you a glimpse at the weekend, courtesy of J Scott Campbell's pencils for his Avengers #1 Midtown variant, who might be in the new Avengers comic. Well, now courtesy of Marvel, comes the proper, official, actual issue one cover And issue two cover And issue three cover. So, that's Captain America, Thor and Iron Man,[...]
Friday Runaround – Dredd Friday
There will be two hundred copies of this exclusive Fatale signing edition, with the bookplate (right) available… MangaWatch: Midtown gets some press on the basis that… women like manga That's right, in 2012, this is a story. Once an all-male domain, the store is seeing the refreshing surge of female clientele and they are all heading to[...]
Thursday Runaround – Life In Hell Freezes Over
For the next four weeks, editors will have their choice of strips from Groening's extensive archive before they close up shop in July on Friday the 13, which seems oddly appropriate. "I've had great fun, in a Sisyphean kind of way, but the time has come to let Binky and Sheba and Bongo and Akbar and[...]
Montasy Comics Changes Name Because Of Midtown Comics
The other week, Bleeding Cool reported that New York store Montasy Comics was to open a new outlet in Manhattan Midtown, going up against Jim Hanley's and Midtown Comics. The location has now been confirmed on the second floor of 431 Fifth Ave on 38th Street. It is up the street from Jim Hanleys and about halfway[...]
New Manhattan Midtown Comic Store To Open
It appears that Jim Hanley's Universe and Midtown Comics are about to have a new neighbour. Montasy Comics in Forest Hills, NY (yes, the real life home of Peter Parker) is opening a new branch of their comic store in Manhattan. The Twitter feed @MontasyMidtown seems to confirm the rumour, with the location picture, to the left. Oh,[...]
The Only Avengers Vs X-Men Variant Cover I Want
For Midtown Comics Clicky for biggy. I will glady pay you Tuesday for one of these posted to London. Oh no I want a variant cover Worse than that I want a retailer variant cover Worse than that I want an Avengers Vs X-Men variant cover But on the other hand it's this one By Skottie[...]
And Finally… Marvel Widescreen At Midtown
You might need to clicky for biggy. But if you really want a better look at this design by Ilias Kyriazis, it is currently both on display at Midtown Comics in New York…   Can you make the above out? Hard I know You might need to clicky for biggy. But if you really want a better look[...]
Grace Randolph's Between The Pages - Catwoman
From Midtown Comics in Times Square, New York, Grace Randolph and Alan Kistler discuss Catwoman and the Fox 5 News of Washington DC's report that labelled it pornography, for the Think About The Ink vblog, Between The Pages. Naturally, they are not totally 100% on Fox's side. UPDATE: The video has been pulled in the years since[...]
Justice League #1 Hits eBay – Hard
Right now copies of Justice League #1 first print, still available at many shops for the cover price of $3.99, is selling, selling for $8 plus shipping. But if you managed to get a copy signed at the Midtown Comics midnight opening the other night, or in any of the other stores or events the pair[...]