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Thursday, June 18, 2009

ComicsPRO San Diego Retailer Programming

Once again, ComicsPRO will present a slate of programming for professional comic book retailers at Comic-Con International: San Diego on Friday July, 2009.

Full details of each seminar can be foundHERE!

Please note: Retailer programming has been moved to rooms 12 and 13 on the mezzanine level the San Diego Convention Center.

10:30 Night Flight Presents!
With Mimi Cruz-Carroll of Night Flight Comics (Salt Lake City UT), Dr. Robyn Hill and noted author Frank Beddor (Looking Glass Wars).

11:30 Selling More Comics & Graphic Novels: A Forum for Publishers
With ComicsPRO President Joe Field (Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff, Concord, CA), and board members Phil Boyle (Coliseum of Comics, FL) and Carr D'Angelo (Earth-2 Comics, Sherman Oaks and Northridge, CA).

12:30 ComicsPRO Update and Cookie Break!
With board members Joe Field, Carr D'Angelo, and Phil Boyle.

1:00 Eisner "Spirit" Video Viewing
"Spirit" Award facilitator and award recipient Joe Ferrara (Atlantis Fantasyworld, Santa Cruz, CA) shows the video presentations for this year's award finalists.

2:00 Comic Book Store Marketing
With Matt Price (Features Editor at The Oklahoman newspaper) and Annette Price, co-owners of Speeding Bullet Comics in Norman, OK.

3:00 Cutting Without Hitting Bone
Presented by Phil Boyle of Coliseum of Comics, a chain of comic & game specialty stores in Florida.

4:30 - 6:00 So You Want to Be a Comic Book Retailer?
With ComicsPRO president Joe Field (Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff, Concord, CA), Carr D'Angelo (Earth-2 Comics, Sherman Oaks and Northridge, CA), Chris Powell (Lone Star Comics, TX), Scott Proulx (Double Midnight Comics, Manchester, NH) and Diamond Comic Distributors field sales manager Dave Hawksworth.

Please join us!

A new member of the ComicsPRO family!

Amanda Emmert, ComicsPRO's Communications Coordinator, and her husband Todd have welcomed a new addition to their family --- Antonio "Tony" Leon Emmert was born Saturday June 13!

All of us involved with ComicsPRO would like to extend our very best wishes the Emmert family!