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8: Retailers [clear filter]
Friday, July 20


Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailing Award Video Parade
Join Joe Ferrara (Atlantis Fantasyworld, CA), the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award facilitator, for a look at videos of this year’s Retailer Award finalists. Engage in discussion about each nominated retailer, the store’s display techniques, and other unique features every attending retailer can learn from. Steal some great ideas for your store here!

Friday July 20, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 12


Fresh Start
ComicsPRO, the retailer trade association, starts your Friday at Comic-Con with a cup of java, light snacks, and lively conversation about the business of comics. Industry retailers, publishers, and distributors are encouraged to attend. Bring your business card!

Friday July 20, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 12


ComicsPRO Announcements
The ComicsPro Board and executive director will discuss Local Comic Shop Day 2018 and plans for the future.

Friday July 20, 2018 10:20am - 10:45am
Room 12


Improving the Industry
At the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting in February, comics retailers brainstormed possible solutions to problems plaguing the industry. ComicsPRO will announce the results of that brainstorming and unveil ways that retailers, publishers, and distributors can communicate and work together more efficiently.

Friday July 20, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am
Room 12


San Diego Comic-Con Retailer Appreciation Lunch
Hosted by Diamond, Dark Horse Comics, DC Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Marvel Comics, BOOM! Studios, Titan Publishing, Valiant Entertainment, with more confirmed sponsors to come. All sponsors will make presentations, announcing their upcoming editorial plans and other news you won't want to miss. Diamond will also be on hand to present new initiatives for retailers as well take questions from attending retailers.

Friday July 20, 2018 12:00pm - 2:30pm