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Arizona Comics Shops to Open or Not After Governor Duceys Advice

Arizona Comics Shops, to Open or Not, After Governor Ducey's Advice

So how are comic book stores in the state reacting to these new measures?Jesse James Criscione of Jesse James Comics in Glendale, Arizona, has decided not to open up early He writes We will continue to do ONLINE and CBSN Pickups only We will see on the 15th where the state of Arizona is with Covid-19[...]

 Jesse James Naked Bane Yen Press &#8211 The Daily LITG 22nd April 2020

 Jesse James, Naked Bane, Yen Press – The Daily LITG 22nd April 2020

Yesterday, as well as the words of Jesse James, we caught up with Yen Press going ahead as normally as they can 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.[caption id="attachment_1194249" align="aligncenter"[...]

Jesse James Under Attack For Selling Comics

Jesse James "Under Attack For Selling Comics"

Jesse James Criscione is the owner of Jesse James Comics of Glendale, Arizona As a store that dropped Diamond Comics as a distributor at the beginning of last year, he started the Comic Book Shopping Network As a result of all this, he has a rather unique take on the current changes in comic book[...]

Jesse James on Dealing With Diamond and Steve Geppi

Jesse James on Dealing With Diamond and Steve Geppi

Jesse James Criscione of Jesse James Comics in Glendale, Arizona, a comic book that famously dropped Diamond last year, posted the following, shared with Bleeding Cool, I started working in a comic book store on Jan 25th 1982 in Las Vegas Nevada That same month (well thereabouts) a company started, Diamond Comic Distributors The Owner was[...]

Talking to 32 Comics Retailers In Just One Day

Talking to 32 Comics Retailers In Just One Day

Jesse James Criscione of Jesse James Comics in Glendale, Arizona, has been talking about the current state of the comics industry He writes, Today was the day of days for our Industry I was very fortunate to talk to 32 stores today across the nation Of those, 23 LCS owners I had never met The common[...]

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 13

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 13

Finding images for magazines 276 years old is hard!) 1866- Jesse James holds up his first bank, stealing $15,000 from the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri.1937- Prince Valiant comic strip, created by Hal Foster, first appears.1996- Rent by Jonathan Larson opens off-Broadway in New York Here is the original cast preforming at the 1996 Tony Awards[...]

Jesse James Shows Off His Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1

Jesse James Shows Off His Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1

From Jesse James Comics in Glendale, Arizona... all copies of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1.He tells me that the pre-orders from customers have paid for the entire order.. and from now on it's pure profit.Good luck Jesse And if your store runs out, odds are these folk will still have copies on hand... [...]

Smashing The Comic Book World Records In Arizona

Smashing The Comic Book World Records In Arizona

Well, that happened last year. And now the Guinness World Records folks signed off on it.Shawn Demumbrum , who organised the record break with Jesse James of Jesse James Comics  told me, A few days after Mark Millar set the records at Kapow! Comic Convention in London in April 2011, I had stopped Jesse James Comics for one[...]

Jesse James Of Jesse James Comics Arizona Also Has Problems With Marvel Experience

Jesse James Of Jesse James Comics, Arizona, Also Has Problems With Marvel Experience

Bleeding Cool-favourite retailer Jesse James, of Phoenix, Arizona, had his own take to share He writes, after reading Bleeding Cool's most recent collection of horrors, sayingI have been posting now for 6 weeks about ‪#‎marvelExperience‬ and how it is just a money grab event and has NO interest in community and relationship building This article[...]

Jesse James And Desert Wind To Open New Las Vegas Store Celestial Comics

Jesse James And Desert Wind To Open New Las Vegas Store, Celestial Comics

Jesse James, familiar to a number of Bleeding Cool writers I'm sure, and retailer of Jesse James Comics in Glendale, Arizona, is opening a new store in Las Vegas.In a deal with another Las Vegas store, Desert Wind, Jesse James Celestial Comics will be a 2000 sq foot based in the Neonopolis Center at the[...]

Are There Just Too Many Comic Conventions Now

Are There Just Too Many Comic Conventions Now?

Jesse James of Jesse James Comics of Arizona writes,The Convention season officially kicked off two weeks ago Image Expo and Albuquerque Comic Con started the season off very strong with lots of hype backed up with lots of Variants and Cos-players Comic book conventions used to be niche events with limited appeal to the masses. [...]


Over Two Hundred Things We Learned At New York Comic Con

Over Two Hundred Things We Learned At New York Comic Con

Sofia Annunziata, Madeline E Ricchiuto, Roman Gebuza, Jesse James, Patrick Willems, Hannah Means Shannon Richard Johnston, Mike Hogan, Joe Davies, Roman Gebuza, Daniel Celko, Alejandra Bodden, Peter Sailer, Amanda Gurall, Marq Romero, Jackie, Nikolai Fomich, Michael Mcdermott, Jeremy Konrad, Elizabeth Heyman and Jackie Sunderland are some of the people who went to New York Comic Con[...]

Amazing Vegas Comic Con Gets Jesse Jamesed

Amazing Vegas Comic Con Gets Jesse Jamesed

Jesse James writes;Jimmy Jay did something I totally disagreed with, he set up his Amazing Vegas con as far from the famous Vegas strip as possible Not going for all the glitz and mass humanity swarming the famous hub of the city, he chose the Southpointe a local casino and hotel about three miles from[...]

Amazing Arizona Gets Jesse Jamesed

Amazing Arizona Gets Jesse Jamesed

Jesse James wrote from Amazing Arizona Comic Con;Rain and no Stan Lee but the show must go on!As Phoenix prepared for the Amazing Arizona Comic con this past month, retailers and fans were quite nervous AACC didn't really do that much advertising other then a few local stores and some social networking on Facebook and[...]

Las Vegas Comic Con Gets Jesse Jamesed

Las Vegas Comic Con Gets Jesse Jamesed

Jesse James went two comic conventions in the same city last week Morrisoncon and.. Las Vegas Comic Con!I have spent much my life in Las Vegas The one thing you learn about the comic scene in this city is that comic conventions just don't work out As it happens, the mention of Vegas and a[...]

MorrisonCon Gets Jesse Jamesed

MorrisonCon Gets Jesse Jamesed

    Jesse James writes for Bleeding Cool; MorrisonCon wasn't for everyone In fact, 98% regular con fans might have walked away saying, 'what the heck was that?'  However, I thought it was the right recipe and look forward to a return to the Hard Rock next year for this amazing experience. This wasn't even a con, in[...]

Jesse James On Why Variants Are The Greatest Thing To Happen To Comics

Jesse James On Why Variants Are The Greatest Thing To Happen To Comics

Jesse James writes for Bleeding Cool We tried to stop him but he threatened us with a lawsuit.When I started collecting comics, choices were easy I walked into the Friendly Neighborhood Comic Book Store and threw down my 60 cents for my new issue of Avengers It was that simple, I didn't have the[...]


Brian Pulido Gets Jesse Jamesed

Brian Pulido Gets Jesse Jamesed

My all time favorites creators of all time really cross a lot of genres and decades. You will see me buying a lot of Kirby art pieces and comics. I hoard Carl Barks Disney Comics like there's no tomorrow. Finally, I'm a die hard Brian Pulido fan. This year in San Diego I got a […]