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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 

Aug 28, 2023

•The Plight of the 1950s Crosley Shelvador Automatic Refrigerator.
•Calling Peoples Gas, AGAIN.
•Breaking up longer episodes.
•Receiving graphic novels packed standing on their spines.
•Breaking down our first Lunar invoice containing Image books.
•Listen to all these amazing events coming...

Aug 21, 2023

•Unboxing original Becca Hillburn art!
•The 3 ways orders are placed for the product we sell:
     1. Initial Orders (including New To Order and Order Increases)
     2. Final Order Cutoffs
     3. Reorders
•We’re changing how we order!
•We’re also making a change in how we source our...

Aug 14, 2023

•The current run of Amazing Spider-Man
•The JOY Reward Program experience
•Draft orders
•Sending invoices
•We do not want to check your bag
•Small Press submissions
Contest of Challengers #650

Aug 7, 2023

•The current (meteorological) climate of business.
•14 years of Contest of Challengers! What is wrong with us??
•All of the paying jobs we’ve held in life.
•Thanks, Patrons!
•2 Manage Comics topics discussed
     Mail-order subscribers not being able to pay invoices
     Previously purchased...