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21 Jun

Fellowship of the Minds

New York Times: Midtown Comics, a hub for New York City comic book fans, has been the site of many news conferences, book signings and midnight sales.  On Wednesday, the store had its first wedding.

In honor of the release of “Astonishing X-Men No. 51,” in which the mutant superhero Northstar marries his boyfriend Kyle, Midtown Comics will present the wedding of Scott Everhart, 39, and Jason Welker, 33, a couple from Columbus, Ohio, who were selected from more than 50 applicants.

“They really stood out as super-fans,” said Thor Parker, the social media and events director at Midtown Comics. The couple met online and had one of their first dates at the 2011 Free Comic Book Day, an annual event to promote the comic book industry.

“It was my first attempt at doing online dating,” said Mr. Welker, and it worked: he abandoned his account on Findfred, a gay dating…

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