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Monday, May 19, 2008

RIP Rory Root...

Difficult news today--- Rory Root, owner of Berkeley CA's COMIC RELIEF, has passed away.

At this time, I humbly ask for your good thoughts and prayers for Rory and his family.

Joe Field
ComicsPRO President

Photos--- Top: From 2007, with retailing friends and ComicsPRO members Jim Hanley, Mike Cresser, Ralph Mathieu and Derrick Taylor at Taylor's Comic oasis in Las Vegas.

Bottom: From 2008, Rory and fellow retailer Andrew Neal of Chapel Hill Comics at the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.