Official Press Release
Friday, July 13th, 2012Â Â 8PM on the National Geographic Channel
NYC Store Locations:
Times Square: 200 W. 40thÂ Street, corner 7thÂ Avenue.
Grand Central: 459 Lexington Avenue, corner 45thÂ Street.
Downtown: 64 Fulton Street, corner Gold Street.
Contact: Thor Parker
Midtown Comics in New York City is proud to announce the premiere of their comic book-themed reality showÂ Comic Store HeroesÂ airing this Friday, July 13th, at 8PM on the National Geographic Channel.
“We’re very excited to be showing the world a behind the scenes look at Midtown Comics, and the changing faces of the comics community. One of our main goals with the show was to show people how inspirational comics can be and the positive effects that comics have on people,” says Thor Parker, Midtown Comics’ marketing and events director as well as a featured character on the show.
Comic Store HeroesÂ will air this Friday, July 13th, at 8PM on theÂ National Geographic Channel.
Can’t make it to Comic-Con in San Diego this year? Let National Geographic Channel come to your rescue!
Whether you’re into those magnificent, mighty, mutant heroes of Marvel’s X-Men, or the mischievous baby devil that wears diapers and carries a magical pitchfork in the classicÂ Hot Stuff, the Little DevilÂ comic book series, Midtown Comics in New York City has what you need. It’s the largest retailer of comic books, graphic novels, manga (Japanese comics), and related collectibles in the country, if not the world, and it has the alternate universes its customers crave. Follow the lives of staffers Gerry, Thor, and Alex as they deal with all manner of geek and enthusiast customers while simultaneously planning their mega-booth for New York Comic Con, their biggest day of the year. With more than a million books in stock, they need to know their stuff – and are frequently tested by rabid fans of incredibly popular or extremely obscure comics.Â
Watch the trailer forÂ Comic Store HeroesÂ onÂ Youtube. FollowÂ Comic Store HeroesÂ onÂ Facebook. Join the conversation on Twitter:Â @comicstoreheroÂ &Â #comicstoreheroes
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 NYC locationsÂ in Times Square, GrandÂ Central and Downtown.Â Â Follow us onÂ Facebook,Â Twitter,Â Tumblr, and theÂ Midtown blog! More information available online at:Â http://www.midtowncomics.com