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Article by Jarrett Kruse
When it comes to action figures, bigger truly is indeed better. 2016 has seen a steady surge of the coveted Quarter Scale 1/4 action figure with none other than NECA leading the charge. The reason? Well not only are they amazingly well built, they are gorgeous in style, paint apps, likeness & articulation. And truth be told, not every Junkie can plunk down $200-$350 on a HOT TOYS piece every few weeks. NECA has found a way to level the playing field and the future is looking very bright for the New Jersey based toymakers. AFJ was able to sit down with Head of Product Development Randy Falk to get some answers about the gestation of their 1/4 scale line, what’s in store for the rest of 2016 and what we can expect to see in the future. While it has been months since my visit to NECA HQ, I still marvel at what I got to see in person and it further proved why Randy and his group of dedicated craftsman are the Quarter Scale Kings!
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The industry lost an immense talent recently: Steve Dillon, Preacher co-creator and brilliant artist. After the terrible news was released, we spent some time honoring Mr. Dillon by rereading some of his work, like Punisher: Welcome Back, Frank. Now, we want to further celebrate his work with a Preacher raffle. A couple lucky winners will receive Season One of the AMC show on Blu-ray, as well as a reprint of Preacher #1 with a cover by Steve Dillon and signed by Preacher co-creator Garth Ennis. Many lucky runner-ups will receive the reprint of Preacher #1 with the Steve Dillon cover signed by Mr. Ennis.
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Good luck, everyone!
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!
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It’s time for another epic sale at our warehouse over in LIC, Queens! We’re offering up to 80% OFF back issues, action figures, graphic novels, collectibles, DVDs, and more – everything must go! This spectacular sale Saturday, November 12th, from 10am-5pm! Our warehouse is easy to get to, and only minutes from Grand Central Station. See below for detailed travel instructions
UP TO 80% OFF EVERYTHING!
- Back issues: .25 each or $60 a box!
- Toys and statues: up to 80% off!
- Incentive and variant covers: up to 50% off!
- t-shirts and apparel: up to 80% off!
Easy access by any of these subway lines:
- 7 train to Hunter’s point
- E and M train to Court Square.
- G train to Van Alst.
- Easy parking on Saturday.
(please check MTA schedule for weekend service)
See you at the stunning sale, Midtowners! Remember, we’re offering a whopping 80% OFF and EVERYTHING MUST GO! Get some great deals before everything is sold!
The job of your dreams is now available at Midtown Comics! We need a new captain to help steer one of our ships!
Do you love comics? Do you love interacting with your fellow comic fans? Do you have experience in retail management? If so, you should apply for the store manager position ASAP! Please see below for all of the important details.
- Enthusiastic and highly motivated
- 3 years minimum of retail management experience
- Strong Excel knowledge, macros a plus
- 3 years minimum of POS and RMS knowledge
- Employee schedule management
- Strong comic and comics industry knowledge
- Pop culture knowledge
- Technologically savvy
- Long term commitment
- Open schedule availability
- Excellent time management
- Visual and merchandising experience
- Neat, clean and organized
- Experience in inventory maintenance (receiving, counting reporting)
- Security and surveillance
- Adept in conflict resolution
- The ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Interested? Please send your resume via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and in the subject line, enter “Store Manager”. Good luck, everyone!