My Comic Shop History

By Flat Squirrel Productions

My Comic Shop History is a podcast hosted by filmmaker Anthony Desiato (My Comic Shop DocumentARy, My Comic Shop Country) exploring the culture, business, and fandom of the comics retail industry. In Season 1, New York's Alternate Realities closed after 23 years in operation, a community united to say farewell, and a podcast was born. The series continued with deep dives into collecting (Season 2), national comics retail (Season 3), conventions (Season 4), and Westchester County's lost shops (Season 5). Now, in "The LongAR Halloween," the Alternate Realities gang is back to celebrate a year's worth of holidays together over 13 monthly installments.

  1. 1.
    The LongAR Halloween Part VII: April Fool's Day
    1:58:11
  2. 2.
    The LongAR Halloween Part VI: St. Patrick's Day
    1:10:28
  3. 3.
    The LongAR Halloween Part V: Valentine's Day
    1:33:30
  4. 4.
    Special Presentation: My Comic Shop Book Club
    1:38:04
  5. 5.
    The LongAR Halloween Part IV: New Year's
    1:20:05
  6. 6.
    Special Presentation: Digging for Kryptonite
    1:21:05
  7. 7.
    The LongAR Halloween Part III: Christmas
    1:31:00
  8. 8.
    The LongAR Halloween Part II: Thanksgiving
    1:28:02
  1. 9.
    The LongAR Halloween Part I: Friendship
    1:18:28
  2. 10.
    Rejected by NYCC: A My Comic Shop History Special
    1:47:18
  3. 11.
    My Comic Shop Country Companion: Epilogue
    1:32:02
  4. 12.
    My Comic Shop Country Companion: Audience Questions
    2:08:20
  5. 13.
    My Comic Shop Country Companion: Commentary Track
    1:30:34
  6. 14.
    Audiobook Special: The Life and Times of Steve Oto
    54:11
  7. 15.
    The Homecoming Part II: New Vendor
    1:19:00
  8. 16.
    The Homecoming Minisode
    23:03
  9. 17.
    The Homecoming Part I: Westy's Best Customer
    1:22:48
  10. 18.
    Episode 5.8: My Comic Shop Future
    1:36:31
  11. 19.
    Episode 5.7: My Comic Shop Present
    1:23:24
  12. 20.
    Episode 5.6: Dragon's Den
    1:22:17
  13. 21.
    Episode 5.5: Jay's Comics
    1:25:50
  14. 22.
    Episode 5.4: Alternate Realities
    1:13:09
  15. 23.
    Episode 5.3: One If By Cards, Two If By Comics
    1:04:13
  16. 24.
    Episode 5.2: Comic Book Heaven
    1:12:37
  17. 25.
    Episode 5.1: Heroes World
    1:08:49
  18. 26.
    My Comic Shop Country Special
    1:29:16
  19. 27.
    Episode 4.12: Con Season with the Road Warrior (Undiscovered Realm)
    1:29:01
  20. 28.
    Episode 4.11: Con Season with the Retailer (East Side Mags)
    1:26:34
  21. 29.
    Episode 4.10: Con Season with the Cosplayer (Peggy Pincurls)
    1:25:31
  22. 30.
    Episode 4.9: Con Season at NYCC's Diamond Retailer Breakfast
    1:34:25
  23. 31.
    Episode 4.8: Con Season with the Creators (Len Danovich and Nick Justus)
    1:42:39
  24. 32.
    Episode 4.7: Con Season with the Dealer (Metropolis Collectibles)
    1:05:25
  25. 33.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Buying Books with Ben (Part IV of IV)
    1:04:16
  26. 34.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Buying Books with Ben (Part III of IV)
    1:14:12
  27. 35.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Buying Books with Ben (Part II of IV)
    53:40
  28. 36.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Buying Books with Ben (Part I of IV)
    1:10:10
  29. 37.
    My Comic Shop Book Club: Man of Steel by Bendis
    1:06:25
  30. 38.
    My Comic Shop Book Club: Superman Origins
    1:47:21
  31. 39.
    Episode 4.6: Con Season Survival Guide
    1:23:09
  32. 40.
    Episode 4.5: Aw Yeah Con Season!
    1:14:13
  33. 41.
    Episode 4.4: Con Season with the Collector
    1:38:19
  34. 42.
    Episode 4.3: Con Season at C2E2
    1:17:04
  35. 43.
    Episode 4.2: Con Season with the Reporter (Comics Beat) and the Creator (Brandon Montclare)
    1:15:43
  36. 44.
    Live Book Club Special Ft. Batman: White Knight
    38:35
  37. 45.
    Live Creator Special Ft. Cliff Chiang and Michael Kingston
    1:34:06
  38. 46.
    Episode 4.1: Con Season with the Organizer (Garden State Comic Fest)
    1:47:02
  39. 47.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: The Road to Con Season
    1:36:46
  40. 48.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Creator Chat with Brandon Montclare
    1:14:13
  41. 49.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Breaking In
    1:04:32
  42. 50.
    Beyond My Comic Shop: Power Rangers Movie Club
    2:07:43

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