Stephen Fishler has been a collector, buyer and seller of comic books since the early 1980s. In 1984 he founded Metropolis Collectibles and took the vintage comic market by storm. He has sold many of the most valuable comic books sold over the last four decades. 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 Zurzolo Vincent Zurzolo is one of the nation's leading comic book aficionados. Vincent and Stephen merged companies in 1999 and continued under the Metropolis banner. Known throughout the collectibles market as a fair deal maker, Vincent has garnered an impeccable reputation and the trust of collectors around the world. He has appeared on dozens of news programs promoting multi-million dollar comic sales. He loves comics, the art form and buying and selling.
Frank Cwiklik comes to Metropolis from the retail world, where he worked in managerial and supervisory positions for ten years, mostly in music and video sales. His love for vintage comics comes from an early age, when, for his seventh birthday, his uncle presented him with a box of go-go check era Batman comics. He's very lucky to be married to a woman who not only approves of his collection, but collects modern original comic art herself. He's also an award-winning playwright and stage director currently branching into digital video. He's still amazed he's getting paid to look at comics all day.