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From Challengers Comics + Conversation in Chicago, this is CONTEST OF CHALLENGERS, a podcast about the business of running a comic book store. Hosted by Patrick Brower and W. Dal Bush. Challengers • 1845 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 • 773.278.0155 • ChallengersComics.com

Sep 24, 2017

Who would win in a fight, Captain America or Spider-Man?
We’ve read some more Legacy issues. Dal is upping our numbers.
Man do we hate those PDF watermarks.
Our inability to push new Image titles is disappointing.
Why did anyone ever think the Internet was a good idea?
Harley Quinn Day preview! Rick and Morty Art Show...


Sep 18, 2017

We got another Secret Shopper report, and some new Google reviews.
A brief football interlude as we check in on the Bears and the Chargers (sorry).
Dal hosted our first Challengers Game Night! How did it go?
Patrick got a lovely Challengers coaster in the mail.
Looking ahead to the ‘new’ Marvel Legacy titles, as...


Sep 11, 2017

No Dal this week, so Patrick goes it alone.
After 27 years in comic retailing, Patrick has made ALL his friends thru comics.
All Star Comics in Melbourne, Australia is a swell show run by swell folks.
Walking Dead #171 has a variant variant cover.
Marvel Super Hero Adventures seems like a step backwards.
Hurricanes are...


Sep 4, 2017

It’s a Secret Empire post mortem, and then a look-ahead to Marvel Legacy.
Dal wants to start hosting gaming nights. First up, Marvel Munchkin!
Kirby Centennial and John Siuntres event recaps, and a brief look at all of September's events. There are a lot.
Patrick (and Jon Drawdoer, Tim Seeley and Ryan Browne) talked...


Aug 28, 2017

This episode is so much fun! Patrick is joined by Toonhound Stuidos’ Cory Casoni and Scott “PvP” Kurtz to talk about TABLE TITANS, their wonderful podcast SURVIVING CREATIVITY (Patrick’s favorite podcast), the KickStarter for BINWHIN’S MINIONS, and so much more!
This episode is the reason Challengers is now...