Handyman accused of swiping $239K in comic books, art from Marvel exec caught

SPARTA — The handyman accused of stealing more than $239,000 in comic books and comic book artwork from a township home of a Marvel executive was arrested in New York City, according to Northjersey.com.

Francesco Bove, 64, of Brooklyn, New York, was hired earlier this year to do clean-up and repair of a home that sustained water damage from a broken pipe, Sparta Police Lt. John Lamon previously said in a news release.

Instead, Bove and his girlfriend moved into the unoccupied residence of Marvel Comics chief creative officer and former editor-in-chief Joseph Quesada and stole valuable comic books …read more

Source: NJ.com Sussex

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