'What the Hell Are You Thinking??? You'll Get Mugged Here!'
July 18, 2023
Larry Strawther, a high school friend of Bud Plant, shares some fond memories of cross-country road trips he took along with Bud in the early 1970s.
From Mail Order to Brick and Mortar Stores to E-Commerce, Direct Market Pioneer Buddy Saunders is Still Adapting
We Profile One of the World's Largest Comic Retailers
July 14, 2023
An ICv2 profile of one of the world’s largest comic retailers.
Direct Market Pioneers Return to the Birthplace of the Direct Market
July 13, 2023
Retailing, distribution, and publishing pioneers from the early days of the Direct Market convene at Comic-Con, where the Direct Market got its start.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
July 12, 2023
Part one of columnist Rob Salkowitz's annual picks of the programming for pros at San Diego Comic-Con.
On Selling Comics from His Home and Opening Pacific Comics
July 10, 2023
Schanes talks about his early years selling comics, starting out selling comics from his home and then opening his store, Pacific Comics.