We introduce Brandon T. Snider as the official/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 for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook, 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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FULL TIME HELP WANTED:  BACK ISSUE SUPERVISOR AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN NEW HYDE PARK, NY!

Put your passion for comic books and pop culture to work for the premiere comic book retailer! Midtown Comics is seeking a Back Issue Supervisor, a full time, challenging, and highly rewarding position.

Back Issue Supervisor Job Duties:

  • Accomplishes department objectives by  orienting, training, assigning, scheduling,  and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring; adhering to company policies and procedures.
  • Meets department operational standards by resolving problems and identifying warehouse system improvements.
  • Moves inventory to and from warehouse; coordinating inventory transfers to multiple locations.
  • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements.
  • Maintains inventory by conducting quarterly physical counts; reconciling variances; inputting data.
  • Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


Skills/Qualifications:

  • At least two years of supervising experience
  • Advanced Comic Knowledge a must
  • Dependability
  • Ability to analyze information
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Time Management
  • Organization

MUST be available Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM

Please send your resume via e-mail to: jobs@midtowncomics.com, and in the subject line, enter “Back Issue Supervisor Job.”

We hope to hear from you soon!

Thank you,

Your friends at Midtown Comics

Former guest Brandon T. Snider stops by again and we catch up with what he’s 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 Jurrasic 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 for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook, 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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By Dan Gladston

Love comic book TV shows and movies?  Yeah, we thought so.  For your binge watching convenience, we’ve gathered a list of some of the best comic book television series and films available to stream on Netflix.  Depending on what you’re in the mood for, Netflix has you covered with some of the hottest new shows such as Marvel’s Daredevil, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Arrow!  What’s more, if you’ve been itching to re-watch some of your favorite comic book movie classics such as Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Hellboy, and many others, you’re in luck!

You can even re-visit our very own Comic Store Heroes!  We hope you enjoy the complete list that follows and please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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FULL TIME HELP WANTED:  CHIEF BACK ISSUE BUYER AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN NEW HYDE PARK, NY!

Put your passion for comic books and pop culture to work for the premiere comic book retailer! Midtown Comics is seeking a Chief Comic Book Buyer, a full time, challenging, and highly rewarding position.  Job duties will include procuring back issues, key issues, collections, supervising the vetting of condition, grading, authentication of properties, reviewing inquiries, and much more.

Required skills:

  • Encyclopedic knowledge of comic books from the Golden Age to today.
  • Expert grading skills, and complete familiarity with the systems in place by CGC, and Overstreet.
  • Extensive experience in the comic book industry.
  • Highly personable, with natural skill in verbal and written communications.
  • Exceptional negotiating skills.
  • Expertise in “closing the deal.”
  • Experience with an auction house is welcome, but not required.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be available to work full time Monday – Friday (possibly some weekends if required).

Our warehouse is very accessible via the Long Island Railroad, just one block from the New Hyde Park station.

Please send your resume via e-mail to: jobs@midtowncomics.com, and in the subject line, enter “Back Issue Buyer Job.”

We hope to hear from you soon!

Thank you,

Your friends at Midtown Comics


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. We apologize for any audio issues and hope to have this resolved next week!

If you have any suggestions for the show please let us know through our Twitter, Facebook, 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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