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Kevin Smith Discusses the Origins of Comic Book Men, Featured in Comic-Con Documentary


This week, Kevin Smith reveals how getting kicked off a plane eventually led to the creation of Comic Book Men. Plus, Smith will be featured in an upcoming documentary about Comic-Con International. Read on for more:

Kevin Smith tells the McClatchy-Tribune News Service about how being asked to get off a plane eventually led to the creation of Comic Book Men: “Getting kicked off that plane, I can find a line directly to the AMC show.”

Kevin Smith is featured in the trailer for Morgan Spurlock’s documentary, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, which documents “the cultural phenomenon that is Comic-Con International.” reviews Comic Book Men, observing that “the fact that [Kevin Smith] takes part in each episode and weighs in on any given argument or situation is kind of cool.”

• For recaps and reviews of Episode 3, “Commercial,” check out and TV Geek Army.

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