Midtown Comics

Shopping, Bookstores Midtown West
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Wild about Wolverine or mad for obscure Manga? Billing itself as the largest retailer of comic books, graphic novels, Manga and related collectibles in the U.S., Midtown also stocks magazines, books, DVDs, action figures and assorted swag. If you’re over 18, penetrate the gated area reserved for “adult comics.”


Venue name: Midtown Comics
Address: 200 West 40th St
New York

Cross street: at Seventh Ave
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 11am–9pm, Sun noon–7pm
Transport: Subway: N, Q, R, W, 42nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to Times Sq–42nd St.
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Adam V

The authority on comics in NYC. The walk up makes it memorable, and timing is important. The wall of new comics is located right at the entrance, and it's easy to get caught up perusing with the crowd. The rest of the first level is dedicated to popular back issues, trades, manga, and new (and/or relevant to movie release) collectibles. The second level has statues, action figures, apparel, posters, and more (and older) back issues. This is the 'midtown' location of the chain, and it is a really good showing. The staff is helpful, and generally knowledgeable with interesting recommendations.