From His Friends at Dragon's Lair
November 8, 2019

We received this eulogy for retailer Cliff Bland, co-owner of comic and game store Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy in San Antonio, Texas, from David Wheeler, CEO of Dragon’s Lair LLC.

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'Run a Conference for Publishers'
August 26, 2019
Jay Bardyla, Program Director of Drawn to Comics, in Edmonton, Canada proposes a new comic book related conference after reading about the upcoming MAD's C3: Comic Creator Conference.
'Chuck is a different kind of retailer.'
June 18, 2019
Jennifer King, owner of Space Cadets Collection Collection, comments on the recent Business 3x3 column spotlighting Chuck Rozanski of Mile High Comics.
From Michael Mindes of Tasty Minstrel Games
October 21, 2018
Michael Mindes, Founder and CEO of Tasty Minstrel Games, shares this letter that he thought was important to send to GAMA Board of Directors, PMM Members of GAMA after attending the special GAMA meeting.
'Readership of US comics continues to decline…'
June 20, 2018
Dave Elliott of Atomeka saw Rob Salkowitz’s column on the middlebrow comics glut, and directed our attention to his post (originally on DeviantArt), with his outline for improved publishing programs at the Big Two comic publishers.
'Who is DC saying 'F*** You' to?'
April 10, 2018
Peter DeFelice of Pyramid Comics and Cards questions the meaning behind the cover to the new MAD Magazine #1.
'Saddened'
January 10, 2018
Brian Peets of A-1 Comics, Inc. reflects upon the unexpected passing of Dave Hawksworth, Diamond Comic Distributor's Outside Sales Manager.
'A lack of choices… keeps this market small.'
January 3, 2018
Michael Tierney of Collector's Edition and The Comic Book Store offers a formula designed to regrow the comic book industry.
'The Case Against Variant Covers'
November 27, 2017
In this Talk Back, retailer Daniel McAbee of The Tangled Web presents a case against variant covers.
'Our customers are much happier…'
October 19, 2017
In this Talk Back, Jen King of Space Cadets Collection Collection sent Jim McLauchlin the following response regarding his quest for a copy of Fu Jitsu #1.
'Money simply isn't available to order extra copies.'
October 19, 2017
In this Talk Back, Rembert N. Parker of Reader Copies responds to Jim McLauchlin's journey for a single comic through the direct distribution system.
'Maybe it's because the product is substandard?'
September 11, 2017
Michael Breakfield of Lone Star Comics in Arlington, Texas comments on the recent August sales report indicating comic book sales were significantly down.
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