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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 

Mar 26, 2018

It’s been a week. How have the new changes been received?
As a consumer, do you want to be immediately help in a store or left alone?
It’s time for new Challengers business cards!
Coleen Doran gives a brief history of the direct market (via Twitter).
Meltdown (a 25-year-old comics shop in L.A.) is closing their store. We don’t think it’s due to sales.
May is going to be SO EXPENSIVE for shops AND fans. SO MANY COMICS!!
Some new Marvel comics have match-to levels up to 350% of previous issues in order to get a sales break.
Would we rather have free copies overshipped for a new title, or returnability of bought copies?
Gene Luen Yang talks about teaching with comics.