Comic Book Men

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 16

    Knights of the Stash

    Aired 3/30/14

  • S 3 : Ep 15

    Certified Guaranty

    Aired 3/23/14

  • S 3 : Ep 14

    Batcycle on Broad

    Aired 3/16/14

  • S 3 : Ep 13

    The Esposito Collection

    Aired 3/9/14

  • S 3 : Ep 12

    Trivia Chew-Off

    Aired 3/2/14

  • Cast & Crew
  • Kevin Smith

  • Bryan Johnson

  • Walt Flanagan

  • Ming Chen

  • Mike Zapcic

  • show Description
  • Go inside the world of a local comic book store, "Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash".

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Walt: Still, you're talking about Batman and Robin. I think it's Santa Claus, Michael Jackson and Batman and then Robin; the most recognized faces on Earth.
      Kevin: Robin?
      Walt: Yeah..I think so...Batman and Robin.
      Kevin: <em>(laughing)</em> Jesus, nowhere on that list?

    • Ming: (when asked who his dream heroine was) My favorite has always been Caitlin Fairchild of Gen13.
      Walt: You couldn't handle that.
      Ming: Oh, I could defintely handle that.

    • Walt: (explaing Robin's origins to Bryan) He does a little private eyeing, he goes and checks the rope...he's like acid on the rope, this was a murder. So he goes solves the murder but he also sees himself in Dick. (everyone laughs) Grayson!

    • Bryan: How did Batman get Robin?
      Walt: Bruce Wayne adopted Dick Grayson when Bruce Wayne saw Dick Grayson's parents murdered at a circus.
      Bryan: (laughing) He watches the kid's parents get killed and immediately scrambles out there, "hey you want to live with me?"

    • Kevin: (on what superpower he would want) If I had to pick one, it's not one that is very sexy...patience; super patience, ultimate patience.

    • Walt: (on which superpower he would want) I would pick healing factor.
      Kevin: Like Wolverine...mutant healing factor so which mean if you get cut, in thirty seconds the wound heals itself.
      Walt: And he doesn't age right?

    • Kevin: (responding to the store's commercial) That is genius man. It's a...well, genius being a relative term. That is pretty darn awesome. You guys should be proud of yourselves.

    • Walt: (on exactly what kind of clientele the shop should be looking for) Show me a fat ugly dude. That's where I see dollars.

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    Notes (13)

    • Viewership: 1.9 million and in 11th place in cable ratings for Feb. 12th

    • Viewership: 1.4 million viewers

    • Viewership: 1.2 million and finished with the 30th highest rating for a cable show for Feb. 26th.

    • Viewership: 1.5 million (17th highest rated cable show for March 4th)

    • Viewership: 1.7 million (coming in 12th among cable shows for March 11th)

    • With an overall season one average of 1.5 million viewers, Comic Book Men was officially renewed for it's second season on May 9th, 2012.

    • Viewership: 1.3 million (coming in 18th among cable shows for March 18th)

    • Viewership: 995,000 people watched

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    Trivia (7)

    • Originally, Brian Quinn was also suppose to be a cast member of the show. He already did pod casts with Kevin and the gang but due to his work on the show Impractical Jokers, he could not get his contract altered to appear on the show.

    • Ming has worked with Kevin outside of the shop before. He was an extra in Kevin's film Dogma. He sat next to Kevin in the Strip Club scene watching Selma Hayek on stage.

    • The guys take all their excess merchandise to the Collingwood Flea Market in New Jersey.The market was founded in 1957 and now covers over 25 acres of land and has over 500 outdoor vendors.

    • Bryan does not work for the store. He is a good friend of Kevin's and has worked with him on some films.

    • Tattoos received in the episode:
      Ming- family seal written in Korean
      Bryan- a zombiefied version of his niece
      Mike- his wife's name
      Walt- nothing, it was just an elaborate trick to him

    • Batman: The Killing Joke was released in 1988, not 1975 as mentioned in this episode.

    • Starting this season, the episodes have been cut from an hour long to a half hour.

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    Allusions (1)

    • Walt's Costume: The Shroud of Turin
      During their podcat where they are asking what costume they would want to create, Walt mentions using the Shroud of Turin as a part of his. The shroud is a linen sheet that is purported to have been the burial cloth used on Jesus Christ after his crucifiction. It has resided in Turin, Italy since 1578.

  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • My kind of show

    By turmoil23, Feb 24, 2014

  • boring

    By AlexMiaJacobK, Oct 23, 2013

  • interesting yet nothing special

    By LeBuzzE, Jan 20, 2013

  • Awesome

    By warchil100, Mar 13, 2012

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