The release date for Comic Book Men season 6 — October 23, 2016
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Comic Book Men season 6 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. AMC has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for October 23, 2016.
The AMC unscripted reality series Comic Book Men is set in an actual comic book shop owned by filmmaker and comic book lover Kevin Smith. Smith has developed the series, stars in it and is one of the executive producers. The show premiered on February 12, 2012 and is currently in its fifth season.
The life in and around Jay and Silent Bob`s Secret Stash, a comic book shop in New Jersey owned by Kevin Smith is portrayed in this TV show. The key cast includes Smith himself, Walt Flanagan, the manager of the store, comic book artist and Smith`s long-time friend, Mike Zapcic, a walking encyclopedia of all the comics ever printed, Bryan Johnson, another friend of the shop owner and Ming Chen, a computer whiz who provides technical support for all of the online projects undertaken by Smith. There is a perfect mix of smart, hilarious dialogue, comic book, TV and movie references, comic book barter in Comic Book Men, which its own fans call “an awesome show about nothing”. Kevin Smith`s website contains online podcasts that accompany each episode.
The life of a typical comic book store around the corner and the comic fan culture are explored in Comic Book Men. Most of the series` avid fans are comic book readers, and while at first glance this seems to be a small niche audience, the viewer numbers are just under a million, which means that it is up there, not too far behind the leaders. Will the series` loyal audience remain faithful to it throughout the fifth season and prompt AMC to announce its renewal?
UPDATED July 25, 2016: More exciting news from the San Diego Comic-Con! Starting on Sunday, October 23, 2016 AMC will premiere The Walking Dead, The Talking Dead, to be followed by the sixth season of unscripted series Comic Book Men at midnight. No details as to the cast`s antics in the upcoming chapter have been revealed, so please tune in to find out what your favorite comic book lovers are up to. Sign up for our automatic updates, and receive a reminder one day prior to the premiere of Comic Book Men season 6.