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even if a Mr Dennis Barger doesn't seem to observe all its structures Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Dennis Barger Just Sold a Quarter of a Million Comics During Shutdown[...]
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Dennis Barger is a well known comic book retailer and dealer in the Detroit, Michigan area It's an area that has come under some national attention during the coronavirus lockdown Like the rest of the US, a large majority of Michigan's citizens most important concern was their health three times more than those who valued[...]
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We talked about Denver comic book retailer Dennis Barger's experience at the recent Diamond Summit in Las Vegas, where he called out Mark Waid specifically, also ran Waid's response Well, it seems that the other shoe has now dropped Barger posted to Facebook the following account of events. Ok so "apparently" it's official Diamond Comic Distributors[...]
Michigan Comic Retailers To Restore Local Theater For Comic Shop/Cinema Hybrid
It's the ultimate streamlining of the comics life cycle. Controversial retailer Dennis Barger Jr and his business partner Robert Bowman have a plan to turn that dream into a reality. Barger and Bowman, who own Lincoln Park's Quick Stop Comic Shop, have purchased the Denniston Theater in Monroe, MI and plan to use it to launch a reboot of[...]
Walmart Comic Bundles Have Retailer In A Tizzy… You Won't Guess Who!
So imagine what it does for an unreasonable one like controversial retailer Dennis Barger Jr of Wonderworld Comics and Quick Stop Comic Shop. Okay, so we lied You definitely guessed it was Barger Who else would it be? And actually, you don't have to imagine how he'll react, because just like the last time he warned[...]
Dennis Barger Makes Demands On DC Comics For Rebirth Event
Outspoken comic book retailer Dennis Barger of QuickStop Comics and Wonderworld Comics seems to have a rather terrorist-style approach to DC Comics after their ComicsPRO presentation. Dennis has fallen out badly with the ComicsPRO organisers, is not a member and did not attend the meeting in Portland with DC publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee last[...]
A Retailer Warns The Comic Industry About Walmart
I say a retailer, you know when Bleeding Cool wants retailer invective there's only one place to go, Dennis Barger of Wonderworld and Quick Stop Comics, Michigan. Publisher's Weekly spoke to Diamond Book Distributors vice president  who told them, regarding the recent move of Viz Comics titles into 2000 Walmart stores that  that there are ongoing discussions with the[...]
The Effect Of Not Charging For Signatures At Comic Cons (UPDATE)
Earlier today, we looked at Ben Templesmith's Tip Jar suggestion, encouraging fans to voluntary reward comic book creators at a comic book show for signing comics, or to donate to charity. But this weekend at Baltimore Comic Con, the conversation got a little more robust. It seemed to start with a difference between Neal Adams and retailer Dennis Barger[...]
Dennis Barger Vs. ComicsPRO Over Local Comic Shop Day
Dennis Barger of QuickStop Comics used to be an outspoken member of the comic book retailer pressure group ComicsPRO Then he became an outspoken ex-member. Just as fellow outspoken retailer Larry Doherty of Larry's Comics once accused members of the ComicsPRO board for co-opting his proposed-but-rejected shared retailer exclusive cover idea for the non-ComicsPRO Ghost Variant program (Larry would go[...]
The Statistics Of Batman Vs Wolverine From A Retailer Perspective
Wonderworld Comics retailer Dennis Barger posted his take on September sales in the light of Bleeding Cool's statistical analysis And he revealed some retailer truths He posts, Take Batman 3D versus Death Of Wolverine shiny #1. In my store we ordered 100 of both…. Batman 3D cost us $187.50 for 100 copies, Death Of Wolverine #1 cost us[...]
Dennis Barger Still Wants His Dan DiDio Dollar
A while ago, we posted how Dennis Barger of Wonderworld Comics made a dollar bet with DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio, regarding making the look of variant covers available to retailers before they had to make their final orders. Well, Dennis is still having problems that way And still hasn't got his dollar Take this screenshot[...]
Dan DiDio Owes Dennis Barger Jr A Whole Dollar
At the DC Comics Roadshow in Chicago a little while ago, Wonderworld retailer Dennis Barger Jr complained about not being able to see variant covers before ordering them. DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio told him that in the future, retailers would be able to see such covers before the final deadline to order them and, apparently,[...]
This Is What A Quarter Of A Million Comics In Longboxes Looks Like
Wonderworld comics owners Dennis Barger and Robert Bowman in Taylor MI are selling off their their 250,000 back issues of comic books to whoever will take them In bulk. Citing increases in rent and the reducing demand at shows for the dollar box –  as well as the DC Comics reboot – they say they have lost faith[...]
Dennis Barger On That DC Retailer Chicago Summit
During which our anonymous retailer clerk took exception to some comments from Michigan retailer Dennis Barger of Wonderworld Comics We offered Dennis a right to reply And boy did he take it… This is exactly the kind of thing our industry doesn't need.  An anonymous retailer regurgitating a a veiled sales pitch, and attacking the only[...]