The nominees for this year’s Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailing award have been revealed and they are as follows:

Acme Comics, Greensboro, NC
Akira Comics, Madrid, Spain
Bosco’s, Anchorage, AK
Bridge City Comics, Portland, OR
Challengers Comics + Conversation, Chicago, IL
Collectors Corner, Baltimore, MD
The Comic Bug, Manhattan Beach, CA
Comix Experience, San Francisco, CA
The Dragon, Guleph, Ontario, Canada
Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy, Austin, TX
Drawn to Comics, Glendale, AZ
Green Brain Comics, Dearborn, MI
Happy Harbor, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jesse James Comics, Glendale, AZ
Legacy Comics, Laredo, TX
Packrat Comics, Hillard, OH
Pop Culture Paradise, Tempe, AZ
Shazam! Comics, Santiago, Chile
Things From Another World, Beaverton, OR

The award recognizes excellence in retailing. The finalists and winner will be chosen by a panel of expert judges at Comic-Con, with the list announced during the Eisner Awards on July 13th.


  1. It was a real honor to be a judge let year. This is (another) great group of stores. May the best one win!

    – Chip