Comics retailers are a scrappy bunch, but they live with thin margins.An event such as Hurricane Harvey – which has affected several retailers – can be a devastating blow. A new charity Helping Comic Retailers with Issues (“HCR Issues”) has just been formed as a sort of Heroes Initiative for retailers: distressed retailers can apply for […]
It’s a time of consolidation and retrenching, and some don’t make the journey to the next phase. One such entity is the Detroit Fanfare convention, as announced on this Facebook post. A planned February is being cancelled, a Kickstarter cancelled (and pledges not charged) and the event is not going to be held again.