Kevin Smith's Los Angeles Comic Book Store to Close – /FilmIt turned out to be fine weather for a Free Comic Book Day on the East Coast after some torrential rain this week and especially out by the Jersey Shore there was plenty of weekend traffic and sunroofs open. Coming into Red Bank, the streets were busy and outdoor cafes were buzzing. I missed their initial FCBD rush due to shore traffic, but still arrived soon after opening to find plenty of the FCBD comics pillaged, with a single Guardians of the Galaxy dangling forlornly before being snatched. Also gone, of course, was Rocket Raccoon , the big book of the year. Last night, I heard that some people were planning on driving around comic shops all day just to try to make sure they got one.
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Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash
But the town is happily accommodating the filmmaker, both today and throughout the last 20 years, the anniversary of which is the focal point of these festivities. The era-defining director of films like Clerks , Chasing Amy , and Dogma is attempting to break a world record: Gathering the most cosplayers dressed as his movie mascots, Jay and Silent Bob, in one place. To enter the Guinness Book of World Records, a minimum of cosplayers must stay dressed in screen-accurate yellow jackets and blonde wigs for Jay and trench coats and baseball caps for Silent Bob, played by Smith in several films for five minutes. Every outfit must come from a specific Jay and Silent Bob movie. This event will be an episode in the new season. Since his debut feature Clerks premiered at Sundance in , Smith has made his New Jersey roots a key part of his identity. Today, New Jersey is there to help him achieve another unlikely and very irreverent goal.
He is shy and retreating, uncomfortable around new people and has a tendency to wander away from conversations. Flanagan, a year-old man in a tattered New Jersey Devils cap, sprang into action. Emerging from behind his cash register he led Mr. There Mr. Flanagan explained his managerial policy, that he is happy to offer customers his recommendations but not to impose them. Secret Stash is already a unique specimen in the peculiar world of comic book shops because it is owned by Kevin Smith , the writer-director and superhero enthusiast.
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If their paths ever were to cross, which superhero wins in a fight — Thor or the Hulk? The madder the Hulk gets, the stronger he gets. Talk yourself out of this one. Eventually, the two agree that Thor, the Prince of Asgard, with roughly 5, years of battles under his belt, would have the experience that would lead him to victory over the green rage machine. Think "Antiques Roadshow" — for total nerds. Each of them is a cartoon veteran and does what he loves, surrounded by his childhood heroes.
We travelled to Red Bank specifically to visit the secret stash and were surprised at how small it Just remember, it is a business after all! It has merchandise of all kind including comics and We travelled to Red Bank specifically to visit the secret stash and were surprised at how small it was. I imagined it to be bigger for some reason. There are some really cool film props a must see for Kevin Smith movie fans and interesting
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