Rich Hafstead, partner in the Jim Hanley’s Universe chain in NYC, passed away on Friday, according to information making the rounds. Hafstead suffered a heart attack in 2006 and had been semi-retired since then. Hafstead was a vital part of making Hanley’s, as it is called, a trailblazing store in a major comics market. Our […]
Archives for 10/13/2009 3:19 pm
Via Milton Griepp: But it’s a sign of the times when a nurse approaches a group of strangers with bootleg comics on his iPhone.
Limited posting this morning as we wrap up at the Diamond Retailer Summit. The show has been surprisingly focused on the positive aspects of a business that has proven unexpectedly buoyant in the face of a serious recession, although anxieties on all sides over some of the looming mysteries (what will Disney/Marvel look like? Who […]