My Comic Shop History 4.12: Con Season with the Road Warrior (Undiscovered Realm)

Host Anthony Desiato takes one last lap around the convention floor with Undiscovered Realm owner Chris Wilcock in the Season 4 finale. Anthony asks Chris about the life of a vendor on the road at three dozen conventions a year. My Comic Shop History returns with Season 5 in 2019. Additional podcast content (including a Season 4 epilogue with Archie Comics President Mike Pellerito on 12/12/18) is available year-round exclusively on the My Comic Shop History Patreon page.

My Comic Shop History 4.11: Con Season with the Retailer (East Side Mags)

Host Anthony Desiato goes old school with Jeff Beck (owner of East Side Mags in Montclair, NJ) to dig through long boxes at the Clifton Comic Book Expo, a traditional convention focused squarely on comics. They also unpack Jeff’s experiences as a retailer at conventions generally, from choosing shows and setting up a booth to interacting with guests and other dealers.

My Comic Shop History 4.9: Con Season at NYCC’s Diamond Retailer Breakfast

Host Anthony Desiato pulls back the curtain on the Diamond Retailer Appreciation Breakfast at New York Comic Con 2018. Anthony and former Alternate Realities owner Steve Oto recount their entire NYCC experience, from powdered eggs and retailer presentations to convention floor farewells and an impromptu back issue hunt.

My Comic Shop History 4.2: Con Season with the Reporter (Comics Beat) and the Creator (Brandon Montclare)

Host Anthony Desiato examines the convention scene from the perspectives of a reporter (Comics Beat Managing Editor Alex Lu) and a creator (returning guest Brandon Montclare, writer of ROCKET GIRL and MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR)

My Comic Shop History 4.1: Con Season with the Organizer (Garden State Comic Fest)

Host Anthony Desiato launches a season-long exploration into the world of comic conventions, with episodes spotlighting the various players who bring cons to life. First up is a behind-the-scenes look at the running of a show with Garden State Comic Fest co-organizer Dave O’Hare. Also along for the ride is GSCF attendee and Fat Moose Comics clerk Shawn Hendricks. BONUS: A mini-pod featuring comic book creator Tom Raney (OUTSIDERS, STORMWATCH).

My Comic Shop History Live Special

In this special prelude to Season 3 recorded live at Undiscovered Realm Comic-Con, host Anthony Desiato invites guests Dan Greenfield (editor of 13thDimension.com) and Gregg Schigiel (creator of Pix from Image Comics) to the stage to talk about memorable comic shop experiences.

HeroesCon 2010 Panel: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way

The Dollar Bin had a few technical problems on Friday, but that didn’t stop them from capturing this HeroesCon 2010 kick off panel from Marvel.

Editor Bill Rosemann is joined by special guests Mark Brooks, Colleen Coover, Jim McCann, Jonathan Hickman & more to talk about what it takes to make yours Marvel as a profession, from writer to artist to editor and more! Do you have what it takes? Come find out!

Podcast Link: http://www.thedollarbin.net/shows/heroescon-breaking-into-comics-the-marvel-way.html

Too Old to Grow Up! – Episode 67 – Con Men

TOtGU invades Philly, has adventures in the rain (almost), GPS detours and a new segment, “Hair Talk.”  All this, and convention coverage too on Too Old to Grow Up!