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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 

Jun 27, 2022

•The new DC and Marvel catalogs are (kind of) out, for product shipping in September.
•License shifting between publishers.
•It’s one week after Patrick’s comics being stolen. 
•IDW Originals: Dark Spaces Wildfire #1.
•Shifting special order item codes between...

Jun 20, 2022

The meat of this episode is a harrowing tale of the worst thing that can happen to a lifetime comic book collector.

And then, Patrick visited a trio of comic shops in Asheville, NC over the past weekend.
Sadly, there were no T-Rex’s.

Contest of Challengers #590

Jun 13, 2022


This one’s a mystery! Who’s on it? What do they talk about? WHO KNOWS?!?
Okay, we know that it’s Dal and MJ, and they’re probably talking about store stuff and distributors and comics and what not.
But actual specifics? Well, neither of them write these previews, and I haven’t listened...

Jun 6, 2022

•Not Free Shipping!!
•The recipient files the claim.
•Shopify app update chaos.
•We’re not wearing masks anymore (for now).
•Donating to Little Libraries.
•Tim Seeley’s just-announced new Dark Horse comic THE ROADIE looks fun!
•Adding to a ‘complete’...