My Comic Shop History 3.3: Midtown Comics

Host Anthony Desiato continues his journey to comic book stores around the country with a visit to Midtown Comics in New York City. Anthony is joined by Ted Alexander (Store Manager, Downtown location) and Henry Varona (Marketing Assistant & Events Coordinator) to discuss how Midtown operates on such a large scale while still remaining a local comic book store. BONUS: Following his conversation with Ted and Henry, Anthony brings in Dan Greenfield (13th Dimension) to talk about the customer experience at Midtown.

Comic News Insider Episode 506 – CNI in Slasherland!

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Reviews: Marvel Now What? #1, Pretty Deadly #1, Samurai Jack #1, Velvet #1, Zombie War #1, Dracula (on NBC)

Jimmy treks out to Brooklyn to the home of the Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company’s founders Abby and Qui for some pork tacos and fun times! He is joined by the director Robert Ross Parker and some of the cast (Tom Myers, Nicky Schmidlein, and Bonnie Sherman) of their current show Alice in Slasherland.  The cast gives some details about the play and some fun tidbits about the characters they play. They also chat about the Britishisms Jimmy is finding while playing GTA V and discuss the new Captain America: The Winter Soldier trailer. News includes: Cartoon Network pulls Beware the Batman, Jamie Smart is shortlisted for Roald Dahl prize, Midtown Comics opens boutique in Times Square Toys “R” Us, Charmed may magically reappear on TV, and Al Plastino learns his Superman/JFK story is for sale. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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