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Comic Con 2013 attendees dress as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. (credit: Michelle Pepe/1010 WINS)

Comic Con Craze Returns To NYC

The annual event brought together comic book, video game, and science fiction fans from all over the country. Crazy costumes for everyone were the norm.

10/11/2013

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Retailers: Free Comic Book Day Gives Industry A Chance To Tout Success

Retailers say the turnout and scope of the event, which began in 2002, is giving them and the industry a chance to tout their success by giving away 4.6 million comic books featuring everything from Superman to “The Walking Dead” to Gilbert Hernandez’s “Marble Season.” It will be held on Saturday.

05/03/2013

5.3.13 Jim Lee

Celebrating Free Comic Book Day With DC Comics’ Jim Lee

Saturday is “Free Comic Book Day,” where you can take your kids to the local comic shop to sample some freebies. DC Comics co-publisher and superstar artist Jim Lee joined us on The Couch on Friday to talk about it.

05/03/2013

1.9.13 SPiderman

The Man Who Killed Spider-Man Talks Superhero Shake Up

The first issue of The Superior Spider-Man hits comic shops Wednesday. Only it’s not Peter Parker behind the famous mask – because Peter Park is dead.

01/09/2013

Jason Welker and Scott Everhart are married at Midtown Comics - New York, NY - Jun 20, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Gay Couple Ties Knot In NYC To Coincide With Marvel Comics Superhero’s Wedding

Architect Jason Welker and health care worker Scott Everhart were wed at Midtown Comics on Wednesday, and their wedding was linked to one in the pages of Marvel’s “Astonishing X-Men.”

06/20/2012

Midtown's Book Off NYC, a comic book shop featuring rare titles inb oth English and Japanese.  (credit: Flickr)

10th Annual Free Comic Book Day Celebrations Hit NYC Saturday

Saturday is the 10th annual Free Comic Book Day, an event during which comic book shops across the world give away comic books specifically printed for the occasion.

05/06/2011

Employee Ryan Mundaca holds vintage Spider Man and X-Men Marvel comic books at St. Mark's Comics Aug. 31, 2009, in New York City.

Best Comic Book Shops In New York City

There are dozens of shops in New York City catering to your comic book needs (and addiction). Here is a list of some locations by borough where hardcore fans and the recently-converted can get their fix.

05/06/2011

Employee Ryan Mundaca holds vintage Spider Man and X-Men Marvel comic books at St. Mark's Comics Aug. 31, 2009, in New York City.

Best Comic Book Shops In New York City

Comic books, graphic novels, mangas – they are everywhere. Once ascribed as just kids stuff, illustrated titles have been popping up more and more in mainstream book stores as well as on the big screen […]

08/16/2010