As this column continues to examine the state of the comics industry, I often find myself looking at steps being taken to try and keep local comics shops alive. The latest one was recently discussed by site Head Honcho Stephen Schleicher as he examined Diamond Announcing a Pull and Hold Service. You know what? If it works, I’m all for it!
I’ve been a comics fan for a looooonnnnnnggg time, and one of the things I’ve always enjoyed has been arriving at my local comics shop and picking up the newest titles on Wednesday, the day they’re released. Apparently, that’s a dying practice!