Join us on Friday, July 13
at Comic-Con International: San Diego
for the ComicsPRO / Comic-Con retailer programming!
9:30–10:20 Room 19
—Your day at Comic-Con gets off to a friendly and
professional start with ComicsPRO
he retailer trade association.
Retailers, publishers and distributors are welcome to kick off their
convention day with colleagues, coffee, bagels and conversation. Bring
your business card!
10:30 - 11:20 Room 18
11:30 - 12:15 Room 18
-- Retailers, be here for the opportunity to shape Top Cow
publishing plans while getting more information on an idea which
publisher Filip Sablik calls "the most innovative push we've ever
attempted for a Top Cow series launch."
2:30–4:00 Room 18
Eisner Spirit Award Video Viewing
— The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
is the industry's "Hall of Fame" for progressive
retailers. Spirit Award facilitator and award recipient Joe Ferrara
, CA) presents the videos for this year's award
finalists, with discussion about each nominated retailer, the store's
display techniques, and other unique features every attending retailer
can learn from. Hey, retailers! This is a great place for getting new
4:00–5:30 Room 32AB
So You Want To Be A Comics Retailer?
ComicsPRO presents an
opportunity for those exploring opening their very own comic book
specialty store. Our panel of veteran retailers know you have questions
and they can give you the answers! Join ComicsPRO President Joe Field of
Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff
(Concord CA), ComicsPRO
Exectutive Director Amanda Emmert (Muse Comics + Games
, Colorado Springs
CO), Brian Peets (A-1 Comics
, Sacramento & Roseville CA) and Calum
Johnston (Strange Adventures Bookshop,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) as well as Chris Powell (Diamond Comic Distributors, Executive Director Business Development) for a
fun and informative peek behind the curtain of the magic of comic book
See you in San Diego!