In Times Square, the center of the comic-book universe

“We’re too modest to say so,” says Gerry Gladston, co-owner of Midtown Comics, “but people tell us we’re the largest comic-book retailer in the United States.”

Below, Gladston gives us a tour of their Times Square store, where two floors are filled with everything from rare, vintage collectibles to the latest editions, which arrive fresh off the press each Wednesday.