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opened its first shop in 1997, and has become the leading comic book retailer in the U.S., with its online store as well as at three landmark NYC locations: Times Square, Grand Central and Downtown. Look for Midtown Comics’ mini-boutique at the legendary toy store FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue in NYC. DC The New 52, Batman, Green Lantern, Avengers, Captain America, Thor, Flash, Fear Itself, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Hellboy, Spider-Man, X-Men, Superman, Fantastic Four, Wonder Woman, Animal Man, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Wolverine, Ultimate Comics and more. Midtown offers the best independent, or alternative, comics selection as well, including Persepolis, Maus, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Scott Pilgrim, Love and Rockets and so many more. The best online comic book subscription service is also found at Midtown’s online store, with no deposit and no commitment.
is the leading Pan-Asian Distributor of Video Games, Computer Games, Mac Software, and Gaming Peripherals.
a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier publisher, licensor and developer of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming. Leveraging the distribution and sales infrastructure within Warner Home VIdeo, WBIE is a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third-party game titles. WB Games is the production unit of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
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(“PDP”) is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing peripherals for all major video game platforms, including Sony PS3, PSP and Playstation Move, Nintendo Wii and DS, and Microsoft XBOX 360 and Kinect. PDP, a Patriarch Partners LLC portfolio company, has been supplying video game accessories to the U.S. market for over a decade. With over 100 employees, PDP has offices located around the world. Their corporate headquarters and primary distribution center are located in Los Angeles, CA. They manufacture and distribute products under different brands including Nintendo, Xbox 360, Sony, Energizer, NERF, and Disney, as well as their own brand of Afterglow lighted controllers for PS3, XBOX 360 and Wii.
Narz is CEO/ Founder at Girl Gamer Vogue and Video Game Columnist at KnickerBocker Ledger.