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From Challengers Comics + Conversation in Chicago, this is CONTEST OF CHALLENGERS, a comics industry business podcast about the businees of running a comic book shop.
Hosted by Challengers' owners Patrick Brower and W. Dal Bush.
1845 N Western Ave | Chicago, IL 60647 | 773.278.0155
Will Eisner "Spirit of Comics" Retailer Award Recipient 

Apr 26, 2021

Contest of Challengers #530
Cry Wolf
Putting the Biz in Ness.
Man-Bat’s Nite Fort .0
The Beta Ray Bill #1 International Sales Battle is mired in controversy.
Future ordering.
New DC and Marvel series for July.
Fun with balloons… and the police.

Apr 19, 2021

Of course “infrastructural” is a word. And we ARE relating to the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities needed for the operation of a society or enterprise, such as Challengers Comics + Conversation.
Time Before Time, another upcoming Image title, is definitely worth your… time.
Running a...

Apr 11, 2021

Benhur’s safe is safe! Phew!
Seriously, masks are still required in-store!! Sheesh.
7 months of Andrew. Woosh!
Changes in the X-Men titles this summer! Snikt!
New Marvel Legends action figures just announced! Bam!
Bad Idea pins… *Sigh*
“I Don’t Know” is Unacceptable. Humph.
Image’s The Good Asian is an...

Apr 5, 2021

6 Weeks of Aggravation
This week has been a solid week of sales. Is it Easter? Spring Break?
Our windows really need some attention!
Bad Idea strikes again!
Shopify online payment options.