ComicsPRO is the only trade organization dedicated to the progress of direct market comic book retailers.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

ComicsPRO at WonderCon

Join ComicsPRO board members Joe Field & Brian Hibbs at WonderCon on Friday February 27 for a look at comics retailing. Here's the info from the WonderCon program guide:

2:00-3:00 Everything You Wanted to Know About Comics Retailing—But Weren't Afraid to Ask!— Join ComicsPRO board members Joe Field (Flying Colors Comics, Concord) and Brian Hibbs (Comix Experience, San Francisco) for a free-wheeling exploration of the world of comics specialty retailing. Field and Hibbs are two of the industry's most vocal leaders dedicated to improving the profession of comics retailing. Get the inside scoop on ComicsPRO, Free Comic Book Day, the new edition of Tilting at Windmills and the proverbial more! Room 232/234

On Sunday March 1, ComicsPRO member Dan Shahin (Hijinx Comics, San Jose CA) moderates a discussion with other comic specialty retailers. Here's the info from the WonderCon program guide:

11:30-12:30 Comics Retailing Roundtable— Bay Area retailers Dan Shahin (Hijinx Comics of San Jose), Joe Ferrara (Atlantis Fantasy World of Santa Cruz), Al Kizziah (Al's Comics of San Francisco), and Mark Causey (Black Cat Comics of Milpitas) discuss the changes and challenges in the business of selling comics in the 21st century. Room 236/238

24 Hour Comics Day Documentary

This just in from 24 Hour Comics Day founder (and About Comics publisher) Nat Gertler:

"A short documentary on 24 Hour Comics Day will be showing as part of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival later this week.

What little detail there is can be found at the bottom of the page linked HERE!"

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Top Cow teams up with ComicsPRO for FREE COMICS!

Top Cow Productions is giving away 60,000 free comics in 2009! Here's where you can get The Darkness #75 for FREE on February 11th:

(While supplies last!)

February Retailers

The Comic Book Store
9307 Treasure Hill
Little Rock, AR 72227

Atomic Comics
1120 S. Country Club Dr #105
Mesa, AZ 85210

4 Color Fantasies
7172 Archibald Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701

Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff
2980 Treat Blvd
Concord, CA 94518

Happy Harbor Comics
10112-124 St
Edmonton, AB Canada T5N 1P6

Time Warp
3105 28th St
Boulder, CO 80301

Tate's Comics
4566 North University Dr
Lauderhill, FL 33351

Dr. No's Comics & Games
3428 Canton Rd
Marietta, GA 30066

Clem's Collectibles
4201 Coldwater Rd
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805

464 Commonwealth Ave #13
Boston, MA 02215

Alternate Worlds
72 Cranbrook Road
Cockeysville, MD 21784

Muse Comics
2100 Stephens #107
Missoula, MT 59801

The Hobby Shop
1501 Ward Blvd Ste #245
Wilson, NC 27893

Krypton Comics
2819 S. 125th Ave Ste #261
Omaha, NE 68144

Jetpack Comics
112 Portland St
Rochester, NH 03867

Comic Oasis
3121 N. Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89108

Jim Hanley's Universe
4 West 33rd St
New York, NY 10001

Laughing Ogre Comics
4258 N. High St
Columbus, OH 43214

Brave New Worlds
45 N. 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Comics & Paperbacks Plus
201 E. Main St
Palmyra, PA 17078

New Dimension Comics
3075 Clairton Rd #940
West Mifflin, PA 15213

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy
6111 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757

Titan Comics
3701 W. Northwest Hwy #125
Dallas, TX 75220

Zanadu Comics
1923 3rd Ave
Seattle, WA 98101