Retail Therapy

Laughing Ogre Comics

We catch up with Gib Bickel, manager of the Eisner-winning Columbus, OH comic shop Laughing Ogre Comics, about decades of history, the love of a good story, and the Ogre’s perspective on today’s distribution-related challenges.

Let’s Get Physical

A brief examination of how comics (and their reception) can change in the transition from digital serialization to print permanence.

Retail Therapy

Golden Apple Comics

Zach checks in on the Los Angeles celebrity comics mecca that started his own personal journey, Golden Apple Comics. Ryan Liebowitz is on hand. Websites, distribution woes, publishing endeavors, start-up production companies, and decades of comics history are all up for discussion.

Dialogue Balloons

Biking and Philosophy

Jason Novak speaks with Gary Sullivan about making comics with an eye towards collage and memories of defunct message boards, and then Eleanor Davis reveals some of the work method behind her excellent memoir, You & a Bike & a Road.