Thursday, May 20, 2004

Retail roller-coaster: The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press looks at the ups and downs of comics retailing, spotlighting Tardy's Collector's Corner, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, but also noting the overall decline in the number of stores:

"There were once 19 comic book stores here; now there are about eight. There is no shortage of those who enjoy the hobby, but there is a limit to how much they are willing to spend."