Store Layout Nominees and More for Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Spring 2018

Posted by March 14, 2018 Comment

It looks like there are a record number of nominees for the upcoming Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Spring 2018, with Best Store Layout being an incredibly popular category for comic book retailers. Everyone wants to show off what they have.

Fellow retailers can vote online or at the Diamond Retailer Summit running from April 4th to 6th in Chicago, with the winners announced at dinner on Thursday. Winners in each category receive a $250 backlist credit towards the purchase of Diamond Select Toys products, as well as the kudos.

Famous Faces and Funnies, West Melbourne, FL

Best Store Layout

  • 1st Edition – Peachtree City, GA
  • Top Dog Pawn – Martinez, GA
  • Age of Comics – Albuquerque, NM
  • Pulp 716 Coffee & Comics – Lockport, NY
  • Bridge City Comics and Collectibles – Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Comic Traders – Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Haywood Comics – Asheville, NC
  • Up Up & Away Comics – Cincinnati, OH
  • Nameless City Board Games & Comics – Springfield, MO
  • Zeppelin Comics – Benicia, CA
  • Books, Comics & Things – Fort Wayne, IN
  • Rogue City Comics – Medford, OR
  • Famous Faces & Funnies – West Melbourne, FL
  • Secret Comix Cave – Oneonta, NY
  • Space Cadets Collection Collection – Oak Ridge North, TX
  • Alternate Reality Comics – Las Vegas, NV
  • Jesse James Comics – Glendale, AZ

Best Subscription/Pull & Hold Service

  • 1st Edition – Peachtree City, GA
  • Multiverse Corps. Comics – Miami, FL
  • Top Dog Pawn – Martinez, GA
  • Age of Comics – Albuquerque, NM
  • Bridge City Comics and Collectibles – Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • Geek Out – Burleson, TX
  • Tardy’s Collectors Corner – Grand Rapids, MI
  • All Star Comics – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Sanctum Sanctorum Comics & Oddities – Plymouth, MI
  • Famous Faces & Funnies – West Melbourne, FL
  • Jesse James Comics – Glendale, AZ
  • Space Cadets Collection Collection – Oak Ridge North, TX
  • Hooked on Comics – Myerstown, PA

Best Manga Section

  • The Comic Shop – San Leandro, CA
  • Famous Faces & Funnies – West Melbourne, FL
  • Comicopia – Boston, MA

Best Midnight Release Event

  • Red Pegasus Comics – Dallas, TX
  • Infinity Flux – Chattanooga, TN
  • Up Up & Away Comics – Cincinnati, OH
  • Pittsburgh Comics – McMurray, PA
  • Famous Faces & Funnies – West Melbourne, FL

Is your store there? Which store should have been nominated?

(Last Updated March 14, 2018 12:53 pm )

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