Tag comic shop

What is a sustainable number of sales?

Anyone who glances at my reviews here and elsewhere can see I don’t read mainstream superhero comics: instead I like newspapers strips, translated European works, and art books. Even here on Comic Book Daily I’m swimming against the norm. Every…

HR and Customer Service

So you’ve found a perfect location for your store, you’ve got inventory, and you’ve tested out selling at small one day conventions. Now you need to hire staff (or not), develop some store policy, and implement the customer service model…

Dave’s Comics

I’ve just returned home from a short holiday on England’s arty south coast in the attitudy town of Brighton. Brighton is packed with tattoos, dreadlocks, guitars, local bands, art-culture, galleries, motorcycles and generally all things cool and niche.  As is…

52Q | #57: Comic Shop First Look

Back by popular demand, Comic Book Daily asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers. Tip of the hat goes to Scott VanderPloeg for this week’s question. What do you look for, specifically or metaphysically, when you walk into a new-to-you comic shop?