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Kevin Smith is a name that many people recognize, however, what many people don't know is that Smith is an avid comic book collector. Being a self proclaimed nerd who has a true passion for comics and the collectibles that are associated with this form of media. When you combine these factors it's not really surprising that Smith's brain child for the small screen is a reality show that deals with individuals who are true hard core comic book dealers and collectors; otherwise known as 'Comic Book Men.'

'Comic Book Men' takes place at Smith's Red Bank, New Jersey comic book store; 'Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash.' Smith teams up with his buddies Walter, Bryan, Ming, Mike and Rob each week to see what's new in the world of comic books, collectibles and super heroes. Occasionally guests such as the legendary Stan Lee makes an appearance that shows why comics aren't just for kids anymore, as well as offering insights into what new developments in the genre may be on the horizon.

Considering the rare gems and treasures, such as original comic cells from legends such as Bob Kane (Batman's creator for those who don't know) that enter the store, tuning in just to see what new treasure will walk through the door and possibly end up as a part of Smith's collection or 'The Stash's' inventory is an absolute must. Comics have become a very serious business for those with a passion for it and what better way to capture that passion then by offering a glimpse into a successful business that deals with them.

Aside from the glimpses into the business itself and learning new and interesting facts regarding these types of items, 'Comic Book Men' can also offer humerous entertainments. There are a variety of individuals who are passionate when it comes to this genre and 'Comic Book Men' captures this passion as well as sharing a glimpse into a media that not many people may not have much insight of.

Thursday 9:00 PM et/pt on AMC
6 Seasons, 83 Episodes
February 12, 2012
Comedy, Reality
Cast: Kevin Smith, Walter Flanagan, Ming Chen, Bryan Johnson
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Comic Book Men Full Episode Guide

  • Tom Cavanaugh goes to the shop; Walt discovers a Golden Age classic with ``Human Torch No. 2.''

  • A Kreskin ESP game exposes Walt's abilities of cognition; talking about Mork from Ork and Dick Tracy's Rogues' Gallery.

  • Ramones drummer Marky Ramone flaunts his artwork and bonds with Walt over vintage robots. A King Kong item takes the guys back to 1975.

  • Walt steps into the ring with a customer over an original Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots game; a rare piece of original Sal Buscema art.

  • Actress Katrina Law from "Arrow" shows up to purchase up a copy of Batman #232. Later, old-school items having to do with Popeye, Dynomutt and Pogs get some attention.

  • Jason Mewes embeds himself into deals involving a Deadshot statue and a classic Death Star Space Station.

  • The boys get ready for a maritime experience when the Batboat docks in Red Bank; Batman's first appearance.

  • Ralph Macchio seeks a rare ``Karate Kid'' playset; Ming gets an unforgettable lesson; Walt gets excited for a Mechagodzilla.

  • Members of the 501st Legion of Storm Troopers raid the Stash searching for new recruits. Later, futures are at stake over the fate of a collectible Ewok playset.

  • Kevin and Harley come to town for the Yoga Hosers premiere. Later, Ming gets transformed into the lead villain by a special-effects-makeup legend.

  • Things get medieval when Ming and a customer joust over the price of Batman #111. Wolverine shows up as the largest statue to ever enter the Stash.

  • KITT from "Knight Rider"' arrives at the Stash; a unique Green Arrow Mego figure and Archie Bunker's grandson.

  • Ming fights with a customer when a vintage 1980s Pac-Man game lands on the counter. Later, a unique Beatles board game has the boys flipping their mop tops.

  • Horror queen Elvira helps out when the Stash promotes a blood drive at the store. The boys argue about the glee of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

  • (( UPDATE 2016-09-25: Date updated, but full details still incoming: INFO:New season pick up confirmed by host Kevin Smith in his podcast HOLLYWOOD BABBLE ON #246 [May 13 2016]. Will return in October. FURTHER PROOF: Replace all of this once synopsis comes from AMC.))

  • In the last episode of the fifth-season, Phoenix Jones, a real-life superhero, goes to the Stash and patrols Red Bank, N.J., with the boys. Later, Walt ponders about an iconic Batman playset.

  • Jason Mewes brings his baby girl to the Stash so she can be introduced to the boys. Later, a customer sells a series of comic-book Slurpee cups.

  • When Ming gets a selfie stick, he tries to go viral by filming the Stash; Walt examines bootleg toys of an '80s blockbuster.

  • Artist Jim Lee shares tales from the world of comics on the podcast; a comic book brings wedding bells to the Stash.

  • A past friend inspires the crew to put on their cowboy hats and travel back to the old Wild West. Also, a patron comes in looking for an iconic comic from the 80's.

  • Legendary comics artist John Romita Jr. draws an original piece for the Stash. Bryan's interest is piqued by an Evel Knievel toy from his childhood.

  • Secret Stash employees audition with Walt and Bryan for a role in the claymation film they are making with Brian Quinn.

  • Stan Lee visits the Stash and assists the boys with a customer going through a comics crisis. Also, a customer purchases a model issue of Fantastic Four.

  • A hot zombie comic prompts the guys to reconsider their apocalyptic preparations. An eccentric collector comes seeking Walt's help.

  • The guys help Bryan take a dip into the icy waters of collecting by visiting a "JAWS museum." A roll of super-powered toilet paper comes through.

  • Kevin meets with the original captain of Starfleet, William Shatner, to talk comics. Walt drools over a Mego doll with unique packaging.

  • Miles takes a ride in the Batcopter to celebrate 15 years at the Stash.

  • Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, is the judge at a wookiee competition at the Stash. Also, a favorite comic book of the 1990's is featured.

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Comic Book Men: 'Reverse Flash Stops by the Stash' Talked About Scene Ep. 615 Clip (04:09)