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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, 2021

"A Basic Level of Competence"
•Ordering comics for Local Comic Shop Day.
•Marvel Legends restock.
•Data conversion for Shopify from ComicSuite.
•Tuesday’s massive delivery.
•Patrick got to unpack a Penguin Random House Marvel shipment.
•New books we’ve read: Radio Apocalypse #1 and Robins...

Oct 25, 2021

"Carny Pieces of $#!T"
Adventures at FedEx Office.
Some people who want to buy Pokemon cards are really great people. Others, however…
Week 2 of not being allowed to sell certain Image titles.
Some retailers give us all a bad rep.
No 2nd Prints for Image Comics moving forward.
3 days between initial orders and final...

Oct 18, 2021

"Thirsty For Them Robins"
•Pokemon Celebrations allocations were so steep we didn’t even have a chance to order.
•Ch-ch-ch-change… as in coins.
•Social content and platforms that just aren’t for us.
•New DC books for January.
•An impromptu skip week for Image Comics.
•ComicSuite seems to break more...

Oct 11, 2021

"Don’t Make Us Choose Between Your Money and Satan"
Wait… ARE we devil worshipers??
A full week of Molly Jane Challenger! And she did…?
This store is for the young at heart.
The first experience receiving Marvel Comics from Penguin Random House. It was…?
Marvel has changed their Final Order Cutoff lead...

Oct 3, 2021

"Generally Managing"
A brief, yet thorough, history of all past Challengers co-workers.
After months of hints and clues, probably the 4th biggest announcement we could make…
The futures of Challengers starts NOW!
Thanks, Patrons!
The performance aspect of selling comics to families.