ComicsPRO released the results of a survey that measured retailer sentiment towards the various distributors in the Direct Market. The survey asked retailers to rank Diamond Comic Distributors, Lunar Distribution and Penguin Random House Publisher Services on a variety of different categories. “With the diversification of distribution, it’s important to…Read More
2022 Board of Directors Announced! Manhoff joins the Board. Haines and Murray re-elected.
New Board Announced! Eitan Manhoff (Cape and Cowl Comics, California) was elected to the Board of Directors. President of the Board Jenn Haines, (The Dragon, Canada) and Vice President Joe Murray (Captain Blue Hen, Delaware) were re-elected. They join Tim Stoltzfus (More Fun Comics, Texas), Katie Pryde (Books with Pictures,…Read More
2022 Keynote Speech
President of the ComicsPRO Board, Jenn Haines, gave the Keynote Speech for the 2022 Comic Indsutry Meeting. ….. “We are all risk-takers, we are all tenacious to a fault, we are all ready and able to pivot when things go wrong. We are also all exhausted, because these COVID times…Read More
Steve Olsen Retires from Board; Moryha Banks to finish his term
Board Director Steven Olsen is stepping down from the ComicsPRO Board. Steven is closing down his store at the end of January and felt that it is the right time to give someone else a chance to be on the Board. We’d like to thank Steven for his years of…Read More
2021 Industry Awards, Champion Awards and Rising Tide Acknowledgements
As part of the ComicsPRO Open House, the Board of ComicsPRO presented it’s yearly Industry Awards and also honored those individuals and organizations that helped keep the industry afloat during the Covid-19 shutdowns. ComicsPRO presented its industry Award to Margaret “Maggie” Thompson. Thompson was in attendance and accepted the award.…Read More
Data Discussion at 2021 ComicsPRO Open House
As part of the ComicsPRO Open House on October 14th, ComicsPRO hosted an industry wide data discussion. Retailers, Publishers, Distributors, Data Professionals, and Book Industry Professionals were all invited. Participants discussed recent data fragmentation in the Industry, series codes, variant codes, best standards, improving data flow, older standards vs. new…Read More
President of the Board, Jenn Haines, stresses cooperation and working together.
At the recently completed Comic Industry Conference, newly elected President of the ComicsPRO Board, Jenn Haines, gave a speech stressing cooperation. Haines, owner of The Dragon (Canada), encouraged members to “step up and and take part in guiding the future of the organization”. A few years ago, I was crossing…Read More