Category: Articles

When Slackers Rant! by Shawn S.

September 14, 2021 Articles

Although the world at large generally assumes we spend the bulk of our days thumbing through funny books and talking about the customers, that assumption is not correct.  We run a big boy business, complete with tasks like counting, ordering,…

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Jake’s Gag Bag #4 (Invincible #10)

September 6, 2021 Jake's Gag Bag
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It’s been awhile since we’ve had a new edition of Jake’s Gag Bag! Graham Crackers Comics’ exclusive humor blog series!  For those that are new, I like to take a specific moment from a comic series that made laugh out…

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Birth of a collector by Earl G.

August 25, 2021 Articles
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My sister and I found our first comic on a bus, and we were off and running. We did get some new comics, but often raided the corner stores that had comics for a nickel. I got Flash #11 and…

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Top 5 FCBD books I am Looking Forward To By Nick L.

August 4, 2021 Articles, Events, Managers

  Enter the House of Slaughter:  I would expect this to easily be everyone’s top pick come FCBD.  Following up their monster hit Something is Killing the Children, James Tynion IV and Werther Dell-Edera venture further into the history of…

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BACK ISSUE TO THE FUTURE: Batman #312, “A Caper a Day Keeps the Batman at Bay”

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Commentary by Dan W. When did The Joker become a ruthless, humorless psychopath? Not to say he wasn’t always a murderous clown, but rather that there may have been some winking charm in past eras of giant typewriters and poison…

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My First Comic Book: Anthony Fograse

July 21, 2021 Articles, My First Comic
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Commentary by: Anthony Fograse I jumped at the opportunity to write about my first comic book for this newsletter the moment (Plainfield manager) Johnny asked me if I was interested in giving it a shot. The prospect of being able…

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WHEN MIKE CAN’T THINK OF ANYTHING, THANK JAKE!

July 6, 2021 Articles
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It has been crazy for me the past couple of weeks so I could not think of what I wanted to write. I put it out to the other managers and employees that see our Slack channel. Of course Robinson…

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How Important is Condition? by Devin

June 24, 2021 Articles

I am sure many of us Graham Cracker employees have gotten a call in of someone inquiring about a certain book, and if the answer is “Yeah I got a one in stock”, the next question is usually “What’s the…

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Madmania by Luke S. 

June 16, 2021 Articles, Managers
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It was the summer of 2017, and I had just gotten back into comics thanks to Gerard Way’s fantastic DC’s Young Animals. I had just taken a trip to the Chicago area Graham Crackers, and with a little extra help…

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Spidey and The Bat by Shawn S.

June 8, 2021 Articles, Managers
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New Years Eve was not the same, nor was past New Years Day, We all were weird, even air was feared, still life goes on they say. Some comic fans were left adrift, their clubhouse suddenly scary, Silence fell amongst…

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