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Black Friday Sales In 66 Comic Book Stores Today

Black Friday Sales In 66 Comic Book Stores Today

Select trades 50% off, 20% off shirts and glassware, and Marvel Legends 50% off and the above for 65% off until 1pm.Carol And John's Comic Shop, Kamm’s Plaza, 17462 Lorain AVE, Cleveland, OH 44111 216.252.060, 675,000 books in the foyer at $1.00 each! (50 cents each for 100 or more!) Marvel, DC and Small Press[...]

Safari Pearl Comics of Idaho Free Thanksgiving Meals for Customers

Safari Pearl Comics of Idaho Free Thanksgiving Meals for Customers

It's something that Safari Pearl Comics of Moscow, Idaho does every year. And it's worth celebrating. For Thanksgiving, the store is usually open but not for selling comics. Instead, they regularly host a full Thanksgiving dinner, and welcome customers who can't get home for the holiday, who have been working a full shift so unable to […]

Black Friday Sales From 35 Comic Book Stores From Tomorrow

Black Friday Sales From 35 Comic Book Stores From Tomorrow

Here are a bunch of Black Friday Sales from 35 comic book stores across the USA. Is there one near you? If you would like your shop to be listed, send a poster, a brief paragraph and your address details to richjohnston@bleedingcool.com. Black Friday: California Graham Crackers Comics 25021 Madison Ave. Suite #101 Murrieta, CA […]

England Go To Your Comic Shops This Week (Before Thursday Lockdown)

England, Go To Your Comic Shops This Week (Before Thursday Lockdown)

But for comic shops, there's no difference.[caption id="attachment_1289156" align="aligncenter" width="600"] England, Go To Your Comic Shops This Week (Before Thursday) - by Dan Mora and Kieron Gillen from Once & Future #12.[/caption]So, if you are a comic book reader, the last time you will be able to pick up your regular comic books is Tuesday[...]

Murder Trial Begins For Tony Gushee Arizona Comic Store Owner

Murder Trial Begins For Tony Gushee, Arizona Comic Store Owner

Apache Comics & Toys of Mesa, Arizona, closed its doors back in April due to the coronavirus shutdowns but unlike most comic book stores, has not reopened since, declaring itself permanently closed. There may be other pressing matters at mind, however, that have taken their attention through the year. Tony Gushee, the owner of Apache […]

Some Comics Shops Are Now Regularly Breaking Street Dates

Some Comics Shops Are Now Regularly Breaking Street Dates

When DC Comics kicked off the New 52 in 2011, it was accompanied by new trading practices, negotiated by then-DC Comics VP Sales and former retailer Bob Wayne, with Diamond Comic Distributors and others. Diamond Comic Distributors would delivery comic books on Tuesdays or before, for sale on Wednesday. Stores court breaking that street date […]

Lunar Restricts DC Comics Distribution No eBay Stores Buying Clubs

Lunar Restricts DC Comics Distribution, No eBay Stores, Buying Clubs

Bleeding Cool broke the news that UCS Comic Distributors would no longer be distributing DC Comics to comic book stores from January 2021, and that as a result Lunar Distribution would be distributing all of the DC monthly titles in North America. We also learned that this was UCS' decision rather than that of DC […]

The Very Secret Origin Of Comic Store In Your Future

The Very Secret Origin Of Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of the Rodman Comics comic store of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here.  Comic Store In Your Future columns has been coming out now for years. I had to double-check when the first one was officially posted. It was back on Feb 28th, 2017. I had written before […]

Piranha Comics Wants To Employ Former Comic Shop Employees In London

Piranha Comics Wants To Employ Former Comic Shop Employees In London

London has had a number of comic book stores over the years, some have been and gone. But Piranha Comics, with stores in Kingston Upon Thames, Bromley and soon in Watford is looking to find folk who used to work in those stores and maybe get them back into the game. I had a meeting […]

The Underground Beacon Comic Shop In New York Has Closed

The Underground Beacon Comic Shop In New York Has Closed

The Underground Beacon is a comic book store owned by Albert Mas and Courtney Mas, located on Main Street in Beacon, New York since July 2018. Or at least it was. In March this year, they were saved from going out of business by a customer, after the shop announced via Instagram that they would be […]

Piranha Comics Spotlighted On Kingston Upon Thames High Street

Piranha Comics Spotlighted On Kingston Upon Thames High Street

Piranha Comics is my local comic book store, in Kingston Upon Thames, the south-westiest part of London It is a small store, just off the main shopping street, mall and market. They have a larger store in Bromley, over in the south-east of London. Bleeding Cool previously reported how the chain-of-two store was storming out […]

Look At Where We Are &#038 Where We Started &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Look At Where We Are & Where We Started – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes Comic Store In Your Future weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. 2020 forced the comic industry to change. Resistance to change is human nature. Knowing what to expect is comforting. Being in a routine is comforting. Change happens; rather, we want it or not. On […]

SPACE &#8211 A New Name For Orbital Comics In London

SPACE – A New Name For Orbital Comics In London

Inside, there is gallery space, a coffee barista, a new gallery and more.Orbital Comics is the most central comic shop in London, which went Diamond-free last year well before the lockdown imposed that on everyone for a few months While it has another direct market element within it, as a pop-up version of the online[...]

Bombshell Comics of Hattiesburg Mississippi Closes After 20 Years

Bombshell Comics of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Closes After 20 Years

Bombshell Comics of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, posted the following message on their Facebook page, For almost 20 years this comic shop has been a part of the Hattiesburg and Central Mississippi community In that time, you have given us your support and helped us grow into the state's premier comic shop But, due to unforeseen circumstances, it[...]

Jason Fabok Apologies For Comic Shop Charging $50 To Sign Three Jokers

Jason Fabok Apologies For Comic Shop Charging $50 To Sign Three Jokers

Three Jokers artist Jason Fabok attended a signing at Woodbridge Heroes in Woodbridge, Ontario, for Batman: Three Jokers.  He is touring a number of comic book stores, but this one didn't go well. There was a $50 minimum signing fee, and Jason didn't seem to know about that. When he found out, he posted a […]

Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comics For a Little After COVID Test

Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comics For a Little After COVID Test

The store posted to Facebook;[caption id="attachment_1257523" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Joe Field Closes Flying Colors Comic Shop (For Now) After COVID Test[/caption] I hate to give you all this report, but I have tested positive for COVID So for the next week or so, Flying Colors will not be open for business We will not be able to[...]

Comics &#038 Geeks First Comic Store in The South Owned by a Black Woman

Comics & Geeks, First Comic Store in The South Owned by a Black Woman

Lashawn Colvin is opening a new comic book store – a rarity in itself right now. That she is the first Black woman in The South of the United States turns this into a unicorn of a comic book shop. Comics & Geeks of Alabama will be opening in early October, and is located at 1264 […]

Comic Shop Silver Sprocket Takes Over San Francisco Record Store

Comic Shop Silver Sprocket Takes Over San Francisco Record Store

Now they have taken over the new location, replacing vinyl with comic books across the store.[caption id="attachment_1251851" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Comic Shop Silver Sprocket Takes Over San Francisco Record Store[/caption]SFGate reports that currently, Silver Sprocket is operating on weekends only, social distancing is observed, windows are left open and owner Avi Ehrlich isn't forcing employees to[...]

Piranha Comics Hiring Staff/Opening Store in North-West London

Piranha Comics Hiring Staff/Opening Store in North-West London

Piranha Comics is my local comic book store, in Kingston-Upon Thames, the south-westiest part of London It is a small store, just off the main shopping street, mall and market. They have a larger store in Bromley, over in the south-east of London. And now, it seems, Piranha Comics is looking to set up a […]

Cauldron Comics Opens In New South Wales Australia

Cauldron Comics Opens In New South Wales, Australia

Cauldron Comics is a brand new comic shop, opening in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia I know very little else about it but it just opened this month, and they do have a Facebook page They opened up four days ago and it seems to have gone well, posting "Holy smokes batman, what a[...]