Comic Book Curious

Category: Community

Embracing Inclusivity and Diversity at Mile High Comics

For comic book lovers and collectors, Mile High Comics is a must-visit destination. This iconic store, located on 4600 Jason St., off the Pecos exit on I-25, boasts 10 million comic books and 300,000 trade paperbacks, as well as toys, cards, posters, and other collectibles. The company was founded by Chuck Rozanski in 1969 and […]

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Midtown Comics: From Astoria to Times Square and Beyond

Midtown Comics was founded in 1997 by partners Angelo Chantly, Thomas Galitos, Robert Mileta and Gerry Gladston, who met as teenagers in Astoria, Queens. The group had a background in selling comics in their video stores in Brooklyn and Queens, and noticed a void in New York’s comic book retail landscape. They decided to open […]

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Comic Culture: How Collecting, Conventions, and Stores have Built a Community for Fans and Creators

In the world of comic books and geek culture there is a rich history of characters, comic shops and conventions that have brought together fans and creators alike in a shared experience over the last hundred years. Storylines that have lasted nearly a century and have been followed by millions of people around the world. […]

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