Sep 30, 2019
Patrick is an old and more-broken-than-before man. But he breaks
Raina’s GUTS is the best-selling BOOK in the country.
Graphic Novels are dead—all hail Graphic Books!!
Graphic Books return to the New York Times best-seller lists! Huzzah!
Diamond Comic Distributors restructures.
How Patrick’s love for BBC...
Sep 23, 2019
DC is making a Svengoolie/MeTV promo comic. How can we get a
store signing for that?
Thank you for all the ALZ5K donations! Patrick survived.
Some titles just shouldn’t ship in the same week as other.
A follow-up on last week’s discussion on damaged comics.
The ridiculous math that is Diamond Comic Distributors’...
Sep 16, 2019
Why isn’t every new comic on the racks in 10.0/Mint
The closing of ComiXology digital storefronts.
What’s been as good for retailers as House of X?
Sales ALWAYS slow down in September.
Why can’t DC get readers interested in a line-wide Event? Year of the Villain just isn’t cutting it.
When should a...
Sep 12, 2019
It's an extra episode of Contest of Challengers for the
We start mid-pitch as Eliot is explaining the premise of his new Aftershock comic series Midnight Vista to a prospective buyer on the Challengers’ sales floor.
The other voices on this episode are Customer Brian K. and Eliot’s friend (and birthday boy)...
Sep 9, 2019
We just had a Battlepug cookout! Where were YOU??
You can make it up to us on Batman Day.
Our thoughts on the upcoming DC 100-Page Giants.
Publishers talking honestly to retailers.
The 80/20/5 Rule.
Sales expectations for the Dawn of X titles.