Diving Deep Into Comic Book Retail with Steve Anderson of Third Eye Comics - CAL #037

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

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QUESTION: How often do you visit your local comic shop?