Tag Big B Comics

Cherry Blossoms

I was hustling around trying to set up my week when I read an email from a friend who reminded me to step back and take a little time to enjoy the Cherry Blossoms blooming in this part of the…

The Apprentice

Ontario extended our lockdown two extra weeks into mid May, booo! We’re running a bit behind on that “warehouse books to bigbcomics.com” project but I did put in a ton of work on the weekend and have over 600 books…

Lockdown Lowdown

Big B Comics is in lockdown as are all other non-essential shops in Ontario, Canada. We are relying on mail-order business and curb-side pick-ups. As a team we had a meeting and decided that we will not let anybody go,…

Honey Bees

These long weekends are tough if you want to get some work done. The missus, being a teacher, had four days off which meant we went away on a little two-day trip. Luckily I knew a comic guy up that…

Against the Grain

Toys have been doing really well for us online, the thing with toys is you have to hold a lot of stock and a lot of stock takes up a lot of space. I’m glad we got that warehouse a…

Pump Up The Volume

I’ve noticed more and more good books becoming available to me locally but they are all being offered at current market or above, not many deals to be had. I’m sensing a lot of people are taking stock of their…

How To Sell Your Comics

This week Chris and Walt discuss something worth a closer look, how to sell your comics. There are many ways to go about it and the boys examine some of the pros and cons of a varying number of selling…

When Too Much is Not Enough

A reminder that Comic Culture this Wednesday will feature our annual Poem Off, Chris Owen and I will read Valentine’s Day poems written by superheroes. We might even be joined by our legendary producer Shekky Fendstein. Work continues at the…

Con Men

Chris and Walt spend some time reminiscing about comic book conventions though their intended ode to all things good about cons gets off to an unintended rocky start. Lets hope comic cons come back soon. As always please let us…

The Valleys of the Giants

Finally! I’ve lined up all the numbered boxes from that warehouse collection I bought before Christmas, there are about 1,100 comic long boxes now in some semblance of order. I didn’t show you the pic of the 500 or so…

Overstreet Price Guide #50

The 50th edition of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide hit the shelves last Wednesday so it’s a good time to open it up and check it out. For the rest of this post, I’ll simply call it the Guide. It…

Canadian Comics Corner

After last Saturday at Niagara Con, which seems to have found a more than viable venue in our Southern Ontario tourist hub and appears to draw more visitors each year, a bunch of us went back to the new Big…

Fan Expo 2014 is Here!

Can you feel the excitement in the air faithful reader? Do you hear the sound of people printing out comic book wish-lists, or putting the final touches on Borderlands cosplay? That is because Fan Expo, the largest comic book convention…

I am Captain America again!

This past weekend Captain America: The Winter Soldier premiered in theatres.  I have been anxiously waiting for this movie, not only because it is the next installment into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but because Captain America is one of my…

I am Captain America… again!

  This past Saturday the city of Barrie had a celebration for the city’s birthday.  Big B Comics in Barrie was there to help celebrate the event. I was there to help promote Big B Comics dressed as Captain America.…

Comic Culture April 3rd 2013

Solid show this week sees hosts Walter Durajlija and Chris Owen duke it out with producer Marty Birthelmer on a number of topics including the Walking Dead’s continued success, George Lucas’ original 1974 Star Wars script possible becoming a comic…

Fan Expo | Changing with the Times

Over decade ago when the Canadian Fan Expo made the big leap to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) I really didn’t like our booth placement on the convention floor. We were placed out of the “comic book alley” where…