Tag Archives: comic store

Diamond Comic Distributors Launches Best Practice Awards For May

The Diamond Best Practice Awards: Spring 2014 will be presented from the comic book distributor to a number of retailers at this year’s Diamond Retailer Summit, held May 17-19th in Las Vegas. The categories are as follows. Best New Comics …

DC Comics Further Allocates The Allocated 3D Covers

So, you’re a comics retailer. You’ve been severely allocated on your 3D covers for Villains Month from DC Comics. But at least you now know what you’re getting. Think again. DC Comics have told retailers that for next week, they …

Diamond Announces Best Practice Retail Award Nominees

Here are the nominees’ for Diamond Comic Distributor’s Best Practice Awards for the summer. Note Bleeding Cool contributor Jesse James has nominations on four of the five categories… and despite New York being the natural home of comic books, no …

Welcome To The Fortress – A New Comic Store In Ontario, Canada

  This weekend, a new comic store opened in the Greater Toronto area in Ontario, Canada. It’s called Fortress Inc, it’s got a great looking storefront logo, and looks clean and spacious. Heavy on the superhero, it’s always nice to …

Collectors Cornered – Your Friendly Neighbourhood Gossip About Spider-Man

Collectors Cornered is a weekly-ish video column, filmed inside Collectors Corner in Baltimore. Join us every week as we discuss comic book news from a different point of view and get instant feedback from real customers on New Comics Day, …

The Rarest Walking Dead #100 Cover Yet – And More Black Friday Comic Sales

We ran a big list of Black Friday sales last week. You should probably check it out. But they keep coming, so here’s a second list… but first something rather special. This weekend the Skybound Shop is going to have …

Black Friday, Comic Shop Style

You Americans and your strangely scheduled holidays. Apparently next Thursday is your Thanksgiving festival. And the Friday is known as Black Friday, when everyone goes to the stores for Christmas shopping. Even though it’s a month away. And this includes …

Launching A New Kind Of Comic Store With Kickstarter

Bleeding Cool has reported about the attempts of the comic industry to encourage existing comic shop owners to open up new comic shops. But what if you could open up an entirely different kind of comic shop? Escape Pod Comics …

It’s Free Walking Dead Buttons Day

A retailer tells Bleeding Cool that, as The Walking Dead starts a new storyline in May, Something To Fear, Image Comics are sending Walking Dead buttons free to any store that orders the series. Each comic book store will get …

The Only Comic Store In Costa Rica Has Just Opened

Troy talked to Bleeding Cool about opening the only comic store in Costa Rica, BoomShop. There are a couple of other shops here that sell toys, games and whatnot and have a couple comics along with them, but we’re the …