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Midtown Comics - WikipediaHowever, unlike most couples hoping to win the all-expenses-paid nuptials, Everhart and his partner, Jason Welker, were not yet engaged -- and Welker had no idea that they were even in the running. The wedding giveaway was offered by Midtown Comics, which announced on its blog that it was seeking a comic-book-loving same-sex couple to tie the knot. Thor Parker, Midtown Comics' social media and event director, said that Everhart, 38, and Welker, 33, were just the kind of couple the store was looking for to help celebrate the comic book milestone. The couple wed on Wednesday in the Midtown Comics' Financial District location -- just two weeks after officially finding out that they had been selected. Theirs was the first wedding ever held in the store. The venue was a perfect fit for these "geeks in love," as Everhart describes himself and Welker, especially since comics have been part of their story since they began dating.
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Midtown Comics is a New York City comic book retailer with three shops in Manhattan and an e-commerce website. The company opened its first store in the Times Square area in Its second was opened on Lexington Avenue in , and is known as the Grand Central store for its proximity to Grand Central Terminal. Midtown was founded by partners Gerry Gladston, Angelo Chantly, Thomas Galitos and Robert Mileta, who met as teenagers in Astoria, Queens , and later sold comics in their in Brooklyn and Queens before opening Midtown Comics in Manhattan , which houses approximately , books in its collection. According to the New York Times :. The stereotypical view of comics stores is that they , cramped and dusty places with a no-girls-allowed clubhouse atmosphere. In reality, they run the gamut.
I thought I would put together a quick guide a few of the best, well-known, and easiest to find stores to hit on Comic Book Day in Manhattan, though of course these are not the only comic book stores that observe the event. For Free Comic Book Day, this store does the normal handouts of free comic books, though they almost always have a sale table in the front of the store. What a haul for freecomicbookday! I won the Naruto book at the raffle at Kinokuniya! What year is it!? A post shared by shanksspeare on May 6, at am PDT. I have to admit that this is one of my favorite haunts for Free Comic Book Day.