Gosh Comics of London Joins Bookshop.Org

Greatest living cartoonist Mark Stafford writes "Well there's lovely. Gosh, the finest comics shop in London has joined that bookshop.org site whereby you can shop online knowing your cash is going to independent bookstores rather than, well… Jeff Bezos. So if you can't shop at the actual place, (and I believe there may be reasons why that's an issue right now,…don't know if you've heard…) shop here. and buy my stuff. Thankew."

Gosh Comics of London Joins Bookshop.Org
Gosh Comics of London Joins Bookshop.Org

Something confirmed by Gosh Comics of London – and they seem to be the first UK comic book store to join the service.

Can't find what you want on our webstore? Want to help support us while buying those crazy prose books? We're now on Bookshops on Bookshop.org UK! Head to our storefront, then start searching and shopping to give us (and other indies) a percentage of your purchases! https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/goshlondon

Bookshop.org state that they are…

…an online bookshop with a mission to financially support local, independent bookshops.We believe that bookshops are essential to a healthy culture. They're where authors can connect with readers, where we discover new writers, where children get hooked on the thrill of reading that can last a lifetime. They're also anchors for our high streets and communities.

As more and more people buy their books online, we wanted to create an easy, convenient way for you to get your books and support bookshops at the same time.

If you want to find a specific local bookshop to support, find them on our map and they'll receive the full profit from your order. Otherwise, your order will contribute to an earnings pool that will be evenly distributed among independent bookshops.

We also support anyone who advocates for books through our affiliate programme, which pays a 10% commission on every sale, and gives a matching 10% to independent bookshops. If you are an author, a website or magazine, have a bookclub, an organisation that wants to recommend books, or even just a book-lover with an Instagram feed, you can sign up to be an affiliate, start your own shop, and be rewarded for your advocacy of books. Bookshop.org wants to give back to everyone who promotes books, authors, and independent bookshops!

By design, we give away over 75% of our profit margin to stores, publications, authors and others who make up the thriving, inspirational culture around books!

We hope that Bookshop.org can help strengthen the fragile ecosystem and margins around bookselling and keep local bookshops an integral part of our culture and communities.

Bookshop is a B-Corp – a corporation dedicated to the public good.

And now… with Gosh Comics. With Mark Stafford's work right there.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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