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Category: Retail Spotlight

Austin Books and Comics, Austin TX

When you visit the website for Austin Books and Comics they welcome you with an introduction to who exactly they are that really sums it up better than anything I could try to make up on my own. Austin Books and Comics is: “Central Texas' biggest, longest-running comic store and pop culture retailer. We have […]

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Adventures Underground

With the world becoming curiouser and curiouser, one bookstore has remained consistent in providing a safe space for book fanatics and geeks alike.

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From Book to Café: One Life Left

There’s no doubt that globally, we have come a long way in the space of tech. We have the internet at our fingertips, as well as the ability to purchase the latest games from virtual play stores. People can also now meetup virtually, whether to chat or play video games. With these advances however, it […]

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Strange Solutions: A Nerdy Consulting Company

Kristen, speaking to the managers of Strange Solutions. First and last names? How long has Strange Solutions been in business? We have been in business since spring of 2019. Official document was filed in April of that year. LLP. How do y’all split the company duties? What are each of your primary tasks? Sean: Kielen […]

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Retailer Spotlight: I Like Comics

Kristen: First and last name? Chris Simons Kristen: How long have you been in business as a comics shop? Chris: 11 years in business! Kristen: Where was your first location? Chris: Our first location was on 4th Plain until the building got leveled for parking. Kristen: How did you get started in the business? Chris: […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Comics Adventure

BRIAN: First and last name? BRUCE: My name is Bruce Treat. BRIAN: How long have you been in business as a comics shop? BRUCE: I opened Comics Adventure September 1st 2015. BRIAN: Where was your first location? BRUCE: Our first location was in Gladstone, Oregon from 2015 until January 2019 when we moved to our […]

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More Than A Customer

Learn how to become friends with the employees at your LCS. It’s amazing how much you can get to know someone as you pick up new comic books.

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Retailer Profile: Books With Pictures

Location: Portland, Oregon Owner: Katie Pryde Background: Been in business 5 years this past May/June. KRISTEN: How long have you been into comics? How long has your store been in business? KATIE: I wasn’t a little kid comics reader. I had a few comics that were around in my house. My town didn’t have a […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Dragon’s Lair Comics

Dragon's Lair Comics LOCATION: Mililani Mauka, Oahu, Hawaii OWNERS: Lucas and Randee Martin Interview with co-owner, Lucas “Luke” Martin. Kk: I appreciate you taking the time to answer a few questions about your business for the readers at comicbookcurious.com. For starters, how long have you folks been in business? Luke: Going on 7 years now. […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Coffee And A Comic

Location: Huntington Beach, California Owner: I’m known as Frank Castle or Coffee: sorta my comic book world pseudonyms. I got the chance to sit down with the owner and ask him a few questions. Kk: Can you please give me a summary of how you ended up as an online retailer? Frank: This is a […]

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