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ComicConnect's mission is to offer vintage comic book, original art and memorabilia buyers and sellers an easy-to-use alternative to consignment websites, auction houses and "feeBay". Most importantly, ComicConnect offers you, the user, control over setting the prices you want to pay, and the prices you receive for the sale of your items. Paramount to all of this is the money ComicConnect puts back into your pocket. There are no "buyer fees" extracted from the items you purchase, forcing you to pay a lower price to the seller to compensate for the loss. There are no exorbitant sellers' fees to take a cut out of what money the seller receives either. ComicConnect is, quite simply, a better model for buying and selling comics, where the users of ComicConnect are the ones who benefit most.

ComicConnect provides state-of-the-art online technology and a reputable transaction environment backed by years of experience. The staff of ComicConnect is also always standing by to provide guidance to collectors and to answer whatever questions you might have about getting started buying and selling on ComicConnect.

Our Team
Stephen
Stephen Fishler
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder & Owner
Stephen Fishler has been a collector, buyer and seller of comic books for almost three decades. He created ComicConnect in response to the comic community's need for a true market where buyers and sellers can have complete control over the transactions they make. Stephen is also known for creating the 10 point grading scale used as the industry standard for evaluating comics, and for growing Metropolis Collectibles into the nation's largest dealership of vintage comic books. Considered to be one of leading experts on collectibles, Stephen has appeared on numerous television shows including Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight and The Today Show.
Vincent
Vincent Zurzolo
Chief Operating Officer
Co-Founder & Owner
Vincent Zurzolo is one of the nation's leading comic book aficionados, and is also the host of the popular online radio show, Comic Zone Radio. Similarly to his business partner, Stephen, Vincent's daily interaction with comic buyers and sellers inspired him to help create ComicConnect. He feels the world is ready for a website where collectors can essentially transact on their own, but without the fees or encumberance of other venues. When not promoting ComicConnect, Vincent deals in his own comic inventory at Metropolis.
Rob
Rob Reynolds
Director of Consignments
Rob grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Before he became Director of Consignments at ComicConnect, Rob was an avid comic collector and investor. Prior to joining ComicConnect, Rob held several retail management positions, including the Yankee's Clubhouse Shop in Times Square. Rob spends his free-time making the "World's Greatest Chili," listening to old jazz, and watching The Simpsons.
Phil
Phillip Rutkiewicz
Shipping Clerk
Jessica is a graphic designer who Graduated from the School of Visual Arts. She is very familiar with comic culture and has been to two NYC comic cons. At a young age she used comics to learn to draw.
Eitan
Eitan Gavish
Shipping Manager
Eitan Gavish has been an avid comic collector since the early 90's. After graduating from the University of Vermont, he pursued a short career with The NY Daily News, publishing numerous online articles ranging from politics to comic books. He is also a musician in NYC based rock band Krystaleen.
Ansel
Ansel Newcombe-Beill
Assistant Inventory Manager
Ansel came to New York to attend college 5 years ago, but has lived all across the US. He has been immersed in comic books and the surrounding culture for as long as he can remember. He is a man of simple desires, enjoying a good steak and catching up with his videogames.
Alex C.
Alex Casella
Assistant Grader
Born and raised in NYC, Alex has been an active musician in the local rock scene for over 20 years. He plays guitar, writes, produces and records for his Hi-Fi Sci-Fi band ATOM STRANGE. He is also passionate abouts science-fiction, science fact, graphic design and vintage guitars.
Jessica
Jessica Walsh
Auction Catalog Coordinator
Jessica is a graphic designer who Graduated from the School of Visual Arts. She is very familiar with comic culture and has been to two NYC comic cons. At a young age she used comics to learn to draw.
Brandon
Brandon Pierce Peck
Executive Assistant
Brandon Pierce Peck, a native Floridian turned Brooklynite joined Metropolis in July of 2012. He has an Associate’s Degree in Fine Arts from Florida State College Of Jacksonville and over 8 years experience in dealing collectibles, selling everything from records to mid century furniture. In addition to that Brandon is a freelance illustrator and enjoys making his own comics and designing posters. "Comics taught me to draw and have influenced every aspect of my life," says Brandon of his experience in the medium.
Lene
Lene Hockstein
Imaging
Lene Hockstein is a born and raised New Yorker who grew up in the Bronx in an art and music encouraged family. She discovered a love of comics at an early age and her first collection included modern runs of the first Robin solo titles as well as any batman books she could find. Lene is a Hunter college graduate with a degree in Psychology and a minor in classical literature focusing on Greek, Roman, Chinese and Japanese mythology, culture, and history.