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Halloween FCBD (Free Comic Book Day)

Diamond announced at New York Comicon this week that starting in 2012 there will be a second free comic book day event in October for Halloween.  Here’s a snippet from ICv2: [quote]…but Diamond indicated that it had managed to interest…

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The Dragon
Guelph Ontario

Last 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…

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Why shop at a comic store?

When you collect trade paperbacks and graphic novels there’s Amazon and everything else.  They have the market share, deep discounts, availability, free shipping, recommendations and even preview pages. There’s no denying it so retailers need to recognize, adapt and overcome. …

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Bookstore or Newstand?

I just read a wonderful article by retailer Brian Hibbs about selling trade paperbacks and collected editions.  Give it a read and come right back…alright, let’s get into it.  Is your local comic shop a bookstore selling mostly collected editions,…

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DC Universe Reboot

Here’s a letter sent to all retailers this afternoon; exciting times ahead? To our comics retail partners, In the time I’ve worked at DC Comics, I’ve witnessed any number of industry defining moments. But today, I bring you what is…

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