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8: Retailers [clear filter]
Friday, July 19

9:30am PDT

Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailing Award Video Parade-Joe Ferrara
Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailing Award Video Parade—Joe Ferrara (Atlantis Fantasyworld, CA), the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award facilitator, presents a look at videos of this year's retailer award finalists. Engaging 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 19, 2019 9:30am - 10:15am PDT
Room 12

9:30am PDT

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 19, 2019 9:30am - 10:15am PDT
Room 12

10:20am PDT

ComicsPRO Announcements
ComicsPro Board Members and Executive Director will discuss recent ComicsPRO activities and will highlight plans for the future.

Friday July 19, 2019 10:20am - 10:45am PDT
Room 12

10:45am PDT

Selling Graphic Novels to Kids
Vice President of the Board and former educator Jenn Haines (The Dragon, Guelph Canada) and other Industry professionals discuss the intricacies of the Kids and Young Adult market. Topics may include the history of kids graphic novel market, selling techniques for various markets (In-store, book fairs, direct sales to teachers/school libraries/school systems), hot sellers, and the best way to display kids/young adult content.

Friday July 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Room 18

3:00pm PDT

So You Want to Be a Comic Book Retailer?
If you've ever dreamed of owning your own comic shop, then this ComicsPRO-sponsored event is for you! You've got questions and these veteran retailers have the answers! ComicsPRO director, Free Comic Book Day founder and panel host Joe Field (Flying Colors Comics, Concord CA) moderates this panel of retailers and other comics retailing professionals. Room 23ABC (This panel is open to all Comic-Con attendees.)

Friday July 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 23ABC