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Progressive Comic Shops

Courtesy of our friends at Comix Asylum, here is a video covering the unveiling of Big B Comics Niagara’s Canadian Comics Corner. CBD’s own Walter and Ivan are interviewed, so pay attention!

The 2013 Joe Shuster Awards were held Saturday August 24th in Toronto; the full list of award winners can be found here. Anthony Falcone and myself were responsible for the Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer, who this year was Heroes of London Ontario and its owner Brahm Wiseman. Nominated retailers were asked for a biography and a…

Last updated on December 15th, 2012 at 03:21 pm A hearty congratulations to Jennifer Haines and her comic shop The Dragon in Guelph Ontario. We’re previously featured The Dragon as one of our Progressive Comic Shops and now they’ve won the 2012 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award. Well deserved!

Last updated on March 20th, 2012 at 11:16 amLast month I had the opportunity to visit The Dragon in Guelph Ontario.  I had heard good things about the store and wanted to see it for myself. The location is in a mall with a unique layout, designed as a covered street.  It allows each store to look and feel like…

Last updated on February 22nd, 2016 at 07:44 amAn interesting video from the CBC archives about Memory Lane Books, opened May 1967 in Toronto by George Henderson. This predates Harry Kremer’s Now & Then Books by four years. A really great interview.  Henderson felt comfortable opening a comic shop now that people weren’t embarrassed to be buying them.  He sold a Batman…

“But, aren’t all comic shops for kids?” That is the common response I get when I tell people about Little Island Comics, the new comic store for kids that has opened up in Toronto. Steps away from Honest Ed’s the little shop is the brainchild of the owner/operators of the Beguiling (which is becoming as much of a Toronto institution…

Last updated on October 28th, 2011 at 07:19 amWelcome back to the ComicBookDaily Progressive Shop Profiles! Comic shops often get a bum rap; they’re seen as dingy little holes in the wall that you wouldn’t want to take your mother into. It’s ComicBookDaily’s mission to dispel this false myth by highlighting some truly amazing comic book stores! In fact progressive comic book…

Last updated on November 25th, 2014 at 12:28 pmWelcome back to the ComicBookDaily Progressive Shop Profiles! Comic shops often get a bum rap; they’re seen as dingy little holes in the wall that you wouldn’t want to take your mother into. It’s ComicBookDaily’s mission to dispel this false myth by highlighting some truly amazing comic book stores! In fact progressive comic book…

Welcome back to the ComicBookDaily Progressive Shop Profiles! Comic shops often get a bum rap, they’re seen as dingy little holes in the wall that you wouldn’t want to take your mother into. It’s ComicBookDaily’s mission to dispel this false myth by highlighting some truly amazing comic book stores! In fact progressive comic book stores are often on the leading edge of…

Welcome to the very first installment of the ComicBookDaily Progressive Shop Profiles! Comic shops often get a bum rap, they’re seen as dingy little holes in the wall that you wouldn’t want to take your mother into. It’s ComicBookDaily’s mission to dispell this false myth by highlighting some truly amazing comic book stores! In fact progressive comic book stores are often on…

Look for our first post Monday October 19th.