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#1 Starbuck

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 04:14 PM



Dunno much about this but looking for cool comic book stores. Not really interested in Manga, more like 2000AD, Moebius, Heavy Metal and that kind of stuff. I'll be staying in Lower East so anywhere around there would be great.

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#2 RY9

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Posted 13 September 2005 - 01:47 PM



not sure of exact address but, if you cant find it theres tons of other things to do!....right on like 40th street and 10th ave i believe theres a comic book store on the 2nd floor, you can see it from about a block away and its right at a corner!

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#3 jargolara

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Posted 14 September 2005 - 01:03 AM



I think you're talking about Midtown Comics.

200 W 40th Street #2 (Corner of 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10018


http://www.midtowncomics.com
<a href="http://www.jargol.com" target="_blank">http://www.jargol.com</a>
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Posted 14 September 2005 - 02:07 PM



Midtown comics is crowded, and it's hard to find what you're looking for.
(Although they'll probably have what you want.)
I prefer Jim Hanley's Universe on 33 between 5th & 6th.
The comics are all in alphabetical order and there's a magazine section.
They sell tees and toys and statues and the staff is cool.
Try Forbidden Planet, too.
Can I ask you something? These sunglasses: they're really nice. Are they like government issue, or do you guys all go to the same store together?
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Posted 15 September 2005 - 12:57 AM



...yea MT Comics was it, thanks haha.
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Posted 08 October 2005 - 07:37 PM



I'm sure the original poster has come and gone from new york but thought this might be of interest to a few others. Regarding comic artists.

www.grny.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Art Exhibition

PANELISTS
Group show featuring 20 comics artists at Giant Robot New York
October 22 - November 16, 2005

Giant Robot New York
437 East 9th Street
New York, New York 10009
(212) 674-GRNY (4769) | www.grny.net

Giant Robot New York is proud to announce Panelists - a group art show
featuring a collection of work from 20 of our favorite comic artists
opening Saturday, October 22 with an artist's reception from 6:30-10PM.

The line-up includes: Andrice Arp - Co-editor and publisher of the
Hi-Horse anthology; Gabrielle Bell - When I'm Old from Alternative Comics;
Jeffrey Brown - Clumsy, Unlikely, and AEIOU from Top Shelf; Martin
Cendreda - Zurik Robot, Dang! and Barefoot Riot; David Choe - Slow Jamz,
Bruised Fruit and Cursiv from Giant Robot; Vanessa Davis - Spaniel Rage
from Buenaventura Press; Leif Goldberg - Free Radicals and co-founder of
Fort Thunder art collective; James Kochalka - American Elf and Sketchbook
Diaries from Top Shelf; David Magdaleno - Snacks and Everlasting Bass;
Kiyoshi Nakazawa - Drunken Master; Anders Nilsen - Big Questions and Dogs &
Water from Drawn & Quarterly; Gary Panter - Jimbo and Cola Madness; John
Pham - Xeric award-winner and author of Epoxy, Brian Ralph - Cave-In and
Climbing Out from Highwater books; Ron Rege Jr. - Skibber Bee Bye from
Highwater Books; Aaron Renier - Spiral-Bound from Top Shelf, Souther
Salazar - Destined for Dizziness from Buenaventura Press; Bwana Spoons -
Pencil Fight from Top Shelf; Adrian Tomine - Optic Nerve from Drawn &
Quarterly, and Sara Varon - Sweater Weather from Alternative Comics.
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Posted 09 October 2005 - 04:34 AM



Forbidden Planet, NOHO on bway next to the movie theater by union square.
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Posted 09 October 2005 - 04:35 PM



Hey, thanks everyone for posting. Yes, I've been away and back but I'm going there again in late october. Thanks for reminding me about Forbidden Planet, been there but actually forgot before posting. Will check out Midtown Comics, Jim Hanleys universe and the Giant Robot exhibition.
Tips on more Art exhibitions are also welcome.

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