1969 - 1996
Joseph Parente opens the Little Nemo Shop, the nation's first comic book shop and comic art gallery. During this period the comic book industry as we understand it is effectively born.
1980 - 1998
Joseph Parente served as the American liaison to Prato Comic Art Symposium (Convegno internazionale del fumetto e del fantastico) in Prato Italy. Parente coordinate the appearance of numerous American comic artists and cartoonists to the prestigious show for nearly 20 years .
1995 - 2001
Scott Mauriello and Chris Parente open Anime Crash, the nations first chain of Asian Pop Culture stores.
The Crash Cinema family of labels is launched. Japanese Anime, Hong Kong Action films and Independent genre films begin to hit retail outlets under a variety of proprietary labels.
1997 - 2020
Mike Carbonaro runs NYC longest running Pop Culture trade show - Big Apple Comic Convention. Mike Carbonaro has produced over 100 shows over the last 25 years.
Crash Media partners with Threshold Entertainment to launch Black Belt TV, the first broadcast endeavor featuring the Crash Cinema library
2003 - 2020
Crash Media enters into numerous streaming and broadcast partnerships to expose the Crash Cinema Library to a worldwide audience
Crash Media returns to it's roots and actively begins buying, selling and displaying collectible art. Crash Media Partners has placed art worldwide including to The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
Flirt Pop - Crash Media and Big Apple partner to launch a POP UP event company focused on 1 and 2 boutique art events.