Category: Managers

BY CROM! By Mike Wall

December 9, 2019 Articles, Managers
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I could not figure out what to write for my blog entry this time. So, I asked Dawn (my associate) what I should do and she said write something about the resurgence of Conan the Barbarian by Marvel. We did…

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BACK ISSUE TO THE FUTURE: DETECTIVE COMICS #747 Commentary by Dan W.

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It’s 1999. You can’t go a day without hearing Prince’s seminal hit of the same name on the radio. (Everyone still listens to terrestrial radio.) DC’s Batman comics are in the midst of “No Man’s Land”, an ambitious year-long project…

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MIKE’S GOT ISSUES!

October 23, 2019 Articles, Managers, Reviews
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Anyone that goes into the Naperville store knows this. Yet this essay will not be about my personal problems. What I want to talk about is something close to all our heart: COMICS. Coming soon in November is our Winter…

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Your love letter to comics…by JC Cunningham

October 9, 2019 Articles, Managers
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Your love letter to comics. I know what you are thinking, “shouldn’t the title be MY love letter to comics?” Admittedly this is kind of my love letter to comics, but the idea is that hopefully reading mine encourages you…

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My Top 5 Current Ongoing Series By Connor K.

October 2, 2019 Articles, Managers, Reviews
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1. Immortal Hulk In my opinion this is the best Hulk book we’ve had since “Planet Hulk”. Al Ewing and Joe Bennet have made the perfect mix of horror and super hero comics. Bruce Banner is human by day and…

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My Favorite Guy by Shawn S.

September 25, 2019 Articles, Managers
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There are three omnipresent questions in every comic guy's life and yes we both call ourselves and will answer to "comic guy". The sound of ripping tape triggers a Pavlovian response in every single one of us. Please don't tell…

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FFS: Fun reading with Kevin H.

September 2, 2019 Articles, Managers
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FFS, and comics. This should have a different meaning than what you’re expecting. Let’s talk about why you should love comics, why you should read comics, why you should collect comics: For Fun’s Sake. There is a derth of comic…

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Why I know Walter Simonson’s Thor run is one of greatest comic runs ever! By Rick B.

August 28, 2019 Articles, Managers
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So after over a decade of nothing important happening and sales dropping to the point of near cancelation, Marvel handed the struggling God of Thunder over to artist writer Walter Simonson. Simonson became a huge name with his award winning…

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Pikachu! A dive into the current scene of Pokémon! Commentary by Luis B.

August 11, 2019 Articles, Managers
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Being a kid most of the things you liked your parents did not get, that went especially for Pokémon games, tv shows, clothes, toys, movies and especially the cards. I still hear parents say it is all Japanese to me.…

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My First Comic by Shawn Spurlock

June 24, 2019 Articles, Managers, My First Comic
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I was 6, or 2 years younger than my son Booker is now. I was sick, not an uncommon childhood occurrence for me as I was prone to regular bouts of tonsillitis. My father brought home 3 comics that night.…

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