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Remembering our lone visit to St. Marks Comics NYC (February 4, 2019)

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x MARKS the spot!

October 3, 2018

During one of our family vacation scheduled “free days,” my brother Tim and I decided to make a trip to famous St. Mark’s Comics in East Village.  To be honest, it was a miracle that we finally found the establishment as we relied heavily on the New York Transit Systems’ free internet connection in order to access my mobile phone’s GPS and online maps.

Inside the premises

Once I entered St. Mark’s, I was informed by one of their attendants that I would need to leave my satchel behind a bookshelf/divider across the counter.  I was hesitant at first as I had everything in there, but I eventually relented and pocketed the number tag they gave me.

As I went through their glass display cases that featured a number of statues and mini busts, I surmised that their bag polices might have been brought about by “being burned so often in the past.” Read more…