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Happy Tenth Birthday To Rodman Comics &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Happy Tenth Birthday To Rodman Comics – 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.On October 10th, we celebrated ten years of Rodman Comics! It went very well There were things I would have liked to have done, such as a group picture of our customers; of course, with the coronavirus,[...]

The Very Secret Origin Of Comic Store In Your Future

The Very Secret Origin Of Comic Store In Your Future

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 for Bleeding Cool, though currently, I am not able to find the past articles One article I[...]

25 Hot Comics in September For a Comic Store In Your Future

25 Hot Comics in September For a Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. Welcome back to 25 Hot Comics! There are a lot of hot comics out there. Action Comics 521 from 1981. First Vixen. $40 Annihilation Conquest Prologue 1 from 2007. Wraith cameo. $25 Annihilation Conquest Wraith 1 from 2007. 1st Wraith. $70 Batman 635 from […]

So Hows 2020 Going So Far Comic Store In Your Future

So How's 2020 Going So Far? Comic Store In Your Future

It is a mess.[caption id="attachment_1261607" align="aligncenter" width="600"] So How's 2020 Going So Far? Comic Store In Your Future[/caption]We, of course, announced the celebration of our 10th anniversary after the last Rod Deals was done before all the new announcements about the virus We will, of course, use Facebook to show off the sales[...]

Will DC Comics Cuts Bring Good Things &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Will DC Comics Cuts Bring Good Things? – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. He writes; Recently, Bleeding Cool ran an article about DC Comics trimming the amount of comics they publish. I have had various people ask what I think of it. For a collector, I know it is one of the biggest disappointments […]

When A Derecho Hits Your Comic Shop &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

When A Derecho Hits Your Comic Shop – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. He writes about Derecho-time this week. The year 2020 keeps up with the weirdness. A derecho hit us here in Iowa. What is a derecho? Google has it as "a line of intense, widespread, and fast-moving windstorms and sometimes thunderstorms that […]

Replacing Free Comic Book Day For 2020 &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Replacing Free Comic Book Day For 2020 – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. He writes: With everything going on, we had our replacement for Free Comic Book Day, Rodman Comics Day. This was our first sales day after reopening. To get people excited about Rodman Comics Day, one of the many things we have done with […]

25 Hot Comics Booster Gold to Warrior Nun &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

25 Hot Comics Booster Gold to Warrior Nun – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics in Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. Welcome back to 25 Hot Comics. Even with everything going on, comics can still be hot and in demand. Later issues of Spawn are selling for a pretty penny. Forty dollars for Spawn 261? A lot of Spawn back […]

DCs New Distributors Better Than Diamond Comic Store In Your Future

DC's New Distributors Better Than Diamond? Comic Store In Your Future

Too much of a gap between issues.[caption id="attachment_1238013" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC's New Distributors Better Than Diamond? Comic Store In Your Future Photo Rod Lamberti.[/caption]2020 Wolverine actually sold due to the fact people want something featuring Wolverine while waiting for the next issue of his main series If not for DC, we would be in a[...]

Face Masks Are Not Fascist Just Polite &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Face Masks Are Not Fascist, Just Polite – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. When I first started writing for Bleeding Cool, my intention was to help people who wanted to open a comic store. To show people what I went through to hopefully prepare themselves if they decided to become a small business owner. […]

Abandoned Pull Boxes &#8211 Will There Be A Comic Store In Your Future

Abandoned Pull Boxes – Will There Be A Comic Store In Your Future?

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. Right now, things are actually going decently here. Magic: The Gathering sales are hot for us; comics sales are not what they were before the closing due to the virus, though the lack of Marvel material is a large part of […]

25 Modern Comics That May Jump In Price &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

25 Modern Comics That May Jump In Price – Comic Store In Your Future

The question now is which characters from the JSA will be making it to the big screen? Could Cyclone be one of them?[caption id="attachment_1225778" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 25 Modern Comics May Increase In Price - Comic Store In Your Future.[/caption] Justice Society of America #1 $9 from 1992 Jesse Quick's first appearance A favorite character of[...]

Comeback May Be Bigger But Logo Isnt &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Comeback May Be Bigger, But Logo Isn't – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. He writes, "Our Comeback will be bigger than our setback!" That is the slogan for Diamond Comics, formerly the only carrier of comics for comic stores. Stickers on Diamond shipments, posters with the slogan and T-shirts being sent to specific people, […]

When DC Left Diamond &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

When DC Left Diamond – Comic Store In Your Future

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. He writes about DC and Diamond, I am stunned about the recent announcement that DC is leaving Diamond. The Diamond monopoly is over. I am also saddened by this though most likely not for the reason or reasons you may think. […]

Comic Store In Your Future &#8211 Are You Sure We Have One

Comic Store In Your Future – Are You Sure We Have One?

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. In these uncertain times, I just found out last week some of our customers did us a heck of a solid. They bought items from the Binc Foundation and listed us so some of the proceeds would go to the store. […]

Will You Find Corona Collectibles in a Comic Store In Your Future

Will You Find Corona Collectibles in a Comic Store In Your Future?

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. He writes about the latest in corona collectibles; I read this on Bleeding Cool's article on ICV2's interview with Steve Geppi. "Our comeback will be bigger than our setback." – "If you recall, back in the 50s, when the government wanted […]

Magic Marvel and Monitoring Pullboxes &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Magic, Marvel and Monitoring Pullboxes – Comic Store In Your Future

Will they up their game after DC went and got vendors? After years of Diamond not worrying about competition how will they handle it? Will we see some improvements? Will stores that cut back their comic business due to dealing with Diamond look to increase their business now that there are other vendors? Will customers[...]

Comic Store In Your Future &#8211 From The Heart Of The Diamond Shutdown

Comic Store In Your Future – From The Heart Of The Diamond Shutdown

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa writes the Comic Store in Your Future column weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. and catch up with Bleeding Cool's coverage of the current Diamond situation and how it affects the comic book industry with this tag Lamberti writes,I just wrote my last check to Diamond Comics[...]

Comic Store In Your Future &#8211 A Whole Lot Of Not Knowing

Comic Store In Your Future – A Whole Lot Of Not Knowing

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa writes the Comic Store in Your Future column weekly for Bleeding Cool Find previous columns here and catch up with Bleeding Cool's coverage of the current situation and how it affects the comic book industry with this tag Lamberti writes,We are now into week #2 of no new[...]