It is our one year anniversary!  It’s 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!

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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We are once again looking for new members to join the Midtown Comics Warehouse team in New Hyde Park, Long Island.  Read on for the complete list of job openings!

• Driver
• Back Issue Buyer
• Back Issue Supervisor
• Customer Service
• Janitor/Maintenance

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HELP WANTED—DRIVER AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Picking and packing custom orders
  • Drive 15’ box truck between store locations in Manhattan (Special truck driver’s license is NOT needed–our truck is the size of a U-Haul truck.)
  • Load and unload truck
  • Miscellaneous pickups from vendors

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be polished, responsible driver
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong knowledge of NYC Tri-state area
  • Must be able to operate a walkie stacker

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Driver

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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

Midtown-Help

HELP WANTED—BACK ISSUE SUPERVISOR AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements/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 E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Back Issue Supervisor

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HELP WANTED—CUSTOMER SERVICE AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • At least 1 year experience as a customer service representative
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Comic knowledge is a must
  • Must be detail oriented

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

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Customer Service

Midtown-Help

HELP WANTED—JANITOR/MAINTENANCE AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Clean and wipe down kitchen
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Fix minor plumbing leaks
  • Light maintenance knowledge required

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Janitor/Maintenance

 

 

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We are once again looking for new members to join the Midtown Comics Warehouse team in New Hyde Park, Long Island.  Read on for the complete list of job openings!

HELP WANTED—DRIVER AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Picking and packing custom orders
  • Drive 15’ box truck between store locations in Manhattan (Special truck driver’s license is NOT needed–our truck is the size of a U-Haul truck.)
  • Load and unload truck
  • Miscellaneous pickups from vendors

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be polished, responsible driver
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong knowledge of NYC Tri-state area
  • Must be able to operate a walkie stacker

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Driver

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HELP WANTED—BACK ISSUE SUPERVISOR AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements/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 E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Back Issue Supervisor

Janitor

HELP WANTED—JANITOR/MAINTENANCE AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Clean and wipe down kitchen
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Fix minor plumbing leaks
  • Light maintenance knowledge required

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Janitor/Maintenance

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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BuyingSMO

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!

iTunes Download

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