The initial news that Kevin Smith would be producing a reality show set in his New Jersey comic book shop almost seemed like a joke. Would people really be interested in the inner workings of a comic book shop? The channel behind Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead thinks so. AMC picked up the show, they’ve given it a new title, and plan on premiering it February 12 after The Walking Dead. It’s now officially called Comic Book Men, which gives a hint as to the grown-up-nerd slant the show will likely take. Check out two promos after the jump.

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Mark the date: September 1, 2011. A banner day for Kevin Smith. Not only does his controversial film Red State hit all sorts of video on demand outlets today but AMC has just officially greenlit Secret Stash (working title), a reality show set in his Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash comic book store in Red Bank, NJ. Smith is executive producing the show which should start airing in the first quarter of 2012. Read what Smith had to say about it and more after the jump. Read More »