Official Press Release
Midtown Comics in New York City is proud to announce a bold, new expansion with the opening of its comic book-themed feature shop at the legendary toy store, Toys”R”UsÂ® Times Square in New York City.
Midtown Comics will offer graphic novels, hard cover books, apparel, collectibles and more at the renowned New York City toy store. “We are thrilled to bring our brand to Toys”R”Us, and to share the excitement of comics, graphic novels, and related collectibles with the mainstream public,” said Gerry Gladston, co-owner of Midtown Comics.
Since its grand opening in November 2001, Toys”R”Us Times Square has occupied a special position in the heart of New York City as one of the Big Apple’s top tourist attractions, welcoming hundreds of thousands of kids each year. The company’s international flagship store – aptly known as The World’s Greatest Toy StoreÂ® – boasts an astounding 110,000 square feet filled with everything from toys to trains to videogames. Kids can take a ride on the 60-foot Ferris wheel, hear the roar of the life-sized T-Rex dinosaur or make themselves at home in the life-size BarbieÂ® dollhouse. Offering spectacular views of the crossroads of the world, Toys”R”Us Times Square is a “must see” destination.
MIDTOWN COMICS opened its first store in 1997, and is now the industry’s leading retailer of comic books, graphic novels, and manga, with its online store as well as three landmark New York City locations in Times Square, Grand Central and Downtown, as well as comic boutiques in the iconic FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue and Toys”R”Us Times Square. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and the Midtown blog! More information available online at: http://www.midtowncomics.com
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