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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 Challengers' owners Patrick Brower and W. Dal Bush.
Challengers • 1845 N Western Ave • Chicago, IL 60647 • 773.278.0155 • ChallengersComics.com

Jan 30, 2012

Yes, we discuss our upcoming C2E2 layout. Sure, we discuss upcoming art shows and new show subjects. Absolutely we converse a LOT about hand selling. But most importantly, we talk about, and eat, s’mores. 


Jan 23, 2012

Kyle Baker looks towards the future as Patrick and Dal look to the immediate past. Featuring Weekly Email Newsletters, Sketch Blogs and the Chicago departure of Tony Akins.


Jan 16, 2012

Okay, look, this is not our best episode, but it’s real. We talk about 2nd Printings, Art Baltazar, C2E2 and New Events. I deleted most of the s’mores argument and our Happy Endings analysis, but I know I missed editing out an inappropriate joke in there.


Jan 9, 2012

Featuring more listener questions; the collapse of Tundra; Captain America’s fake brother; and, the detailed answer to one of the most asked questions in the store… why do we dress like we do at Challengers?


Jan 2, 2012

It’s the longest CoC episode, by far! It’s a huge look back to a full year’s worth of comic and graphic novel sales. And gushing over Eliza Frye, Sarah Becan and Jess Godwin. Happy New Year!