Steve Anderson (Third Eye Comics) - Diving Deep Into Comic Book Retail
Steve Anderson of Third Eye Comics (@thirdeyecomics) founded the comic book shop back in 2008. Since then, the store has grown rapidly - moving four times in the last nine years and expanding across multiple locations. In a time when retail and comic shops have struggled, Steve and Third Eye have thrived. In this episode he joins me to discuss.
His journey in retail all the way to starting his shop
How comic book retail works
The challenges facing comic book retail today
The best way for comic book creators & salespeople to pitch their books & work with them
How publishers can help or hurt comic book stores
What is (and what isn't) bringing new readers to comics