In my last column, I explored what comic books wanted to be when they grow up. Well, there was one thing I didn’t get into so I thought I would talk about it this time on a holiday weekend in the States—what I refer to as “the importance of reading.”
Browsing: local comics shop
Every week, we get more and more announcements that a “known” comics creator is starting a blog or related content on Substack. Is this what comic books want to be when they grow up?
Local comics shops are doing the very best they can these days! However, I recently came across three stores, all within five miles of each other, that are doing things very differently!
On Friday, DC shook up the comics industry by ending their long affiliation with Diamond Comics Distributors. Now what?
With the comics industry working on getting back to full production, some projects have been delayed while others have been cancelled. Are we going through “rebirth” pains?
In two days, many local comics shops will have new books to sell for the first time in weeks! While it won’t be a big haul, it’s still a start!
Last week, I wondered out loud what the future of Diamond Distributors might hold, even if it has one at all. There has been a LOT of conversation regarding what changes some would like to see happen when the Coronavirus eventually fades away, so I thought this time I’d talk about what could take place or at least considered as we move forward.
I was reading a recent interview with Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson about the “state…
The basic points of the article were that graphic novels are becoming more prevalent, and local comics shops aren’t the most effective way to distribute them.
All this led me to wonder: Are local comics shops on the way out?
Saturday was what some folks call “Free Comic Book Day Lite,” otherwise known as Halloween ComicFest.
Looks like this second FCBD each year is picking up steam, which makes me as a fan of the comics industry very happy!
This past weekend, the Infinity Toy & Comics Show was held just outside Orlando, Florida. One of their guests was my friend and Indie comics creator Richard Rivera from Stabbity Bunny. Of course, I was there to help him out. It was a fun, albeit smaller con.
Something that’s been happening more and more in the comics industry is the effort to…