May 4 is Free Comic Book Day at all of the store's locations, including the West Road spot.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
One of the most popular comics available at Comic City in Trenton is also the basis for a popular television show of the same name on AMC.
Stephanie Smethers said the most popular comic book at Comic City in Trenton is the graphic novel "The Walking Dead," by Robert Kirkman, which was the basis for the hit television show of the same name. "'The Walking Dead' is an absolute staple at all of our locations," Smethers said. Smethers and her parents, Bob and Jill Smethers, opened their fourth Comic City location at 3410 West Road in late February. Those who shy away from the zombie genre of comics can find plenty of other comics to read including Superman and Batman. Trenton High School freshman Bradly Drabczyk said recent films based on Marvel Comics characters brought him to the store to find out more about the superheroes he'd seen on the big screen. "Ever since the Marvel …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A new Comic City location in Trenton opened the doors for the first time to kick off the month of March.
Just four months after construction began, a new Comic City location opened as planned in the shopping plaza at West and Grange in Trenton. Store owners Bob and Jill Smethers have three other Comic City locations in Canton, Pontiac and West Bloomfield. Stephanie Smethers, their daughter, is expected to run the day-to-day operations of the new location. Look to Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch for more information on the new Comic City location including photos and a business profile detailing the store's owners and inventory. For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
A new business is coming to a large shopping plaza on the corner of West and Grange roads.
Comic book readers in Trenton and on Grosse Ile will be glad to know a new comic book store is coming to Trenton. Comic City is opening a new location in a large shopping plaza on the corner of West and Grange roads, next door to foot specialist Salama Mayer, D.P.M. Store owners Bob and Jill Smethers have two other Comic City locations in Canton and West Bloomfield. Stephanie Smethers, their daughter, is expected to run the day-to-day operations of the new location. Stephanie Smethers said the family began construction on the Trenton location in December 2011 and recently slapped on the final coat of paint. Stephanie Smethers added the store is expected to open in February. Look to Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch for more information on the new …