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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 

Oct 31, 2022

•Welcome to the brand new Challengers Podcastitorium!
•Diamond Replenishment shipments.
•Reminiscing over ChallengeJR’s (ChallengeJuniors).
•ALL AGAINST ALL #1 is really good!
•Diamond Best Practice Awards.
•January solicitations.
•”What a shithole!”

Contest of Challengers #609

Oct 24, 2022

•It's an all Pizza-and-Beer episode! So, of course that means no Dal.
•Hailey is back! 
•Fancy, wooden comic book storage boxes!
•The ideal comic book shop!
•Actual social media experts working with comic shops.

Oct 17, 2022

It’s a 3-man announce team this week as Patrick and Dal visit one of their all-time favorite comic creators (and human beings)! 
WHO is it? WHAT do they talk about? WHY are they there?

1. You’ll find out a few minutes in.
2. Lots of stuff! Mazinger Z (or, as it was called in the US, Tranzor...

Oct 10, 2022

•Plugged ears make recording an audio project so fun!
•Just announced Batman Spawn covers.
•Shopify missteps: Active vs Draft
•Being ghosted by new Subscribers.
•Curating in reverse.
•An update about GIANT DAYS on Kickstarter.
•Dan and Jason were the best!
•Marketing to the Sidekicks...

Oct 3, 2022

•Surprise! Now we’re BOTH sick!
•Sep 2022 sales are down from both Aug 2022 and Sep 2021. Sigh.
•HEART EYES #2 is excellent!
•Why do 2nd issue sales fall so far from #1’s? Like, 80% far.
•Getting our Holiday plans underway (we started weeks ago).
•GIANT DAYS on Kickstarter.
•The legend...