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KowCast Ep 42 – Shop Talk – New Location & DC Comics Goes Off The Rails

KowCast Ep 42 – Shop Talk – New Location & DC Comics Goes Off The Rails

It’s been 2 months!! What have the guys been up to?  Listen in to get the scoop on the new shop, new work load, and plenty of fun stories from the move.  After that, James and Eric discuss the recent weeks in the industry as it relates to DC Comics.  What in tarnation has DC Comics been up to?! Batman #50, Wal-Mart … Hear our thoughts! If you have thoughts or questions about what we discussed, join in the discussion…

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KowCast Ep 41 – Diamond Retailer Summit 2018

KowCast Ep 41 – Diamond Retailer Summit 2018

Eric and James sit down to talk about the 2018 Diamond Retailer Summit ahead of the C2E2 conventions in Chicago, IL.  Hear as the guys break down the activities of the day, including the DC and Marvel panels, as well as some smaller publishers making good waves … and perhaps some controversy? If you have thoughts or questions about what we discussed, join in the discussion by sending us an email to podcast@kowabungacomics.com or registering for our new forums at…

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KowCast Ep 40 – ShopTalk: Independent Comics Sales

KowCast Ep 40 – ShopTalk: Independent Comics Sales

Join James and Eric as they talk about a recent post from Justin Jordan regarding his successful and less successful work as an independent comic creator.  How do his talking points play out in our store? How would things change, or how could they change? If you have thoughts or questions about what we discussed, join in the discussion by sending us an email to podcast@kowabungacomics.com or registering for our new forums at forums.kowabungacomics.com. You can follow us on Facebook…

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KowCast Ep 22 – Diamond Retailer Summit 2017 Recap

KowCast Ep 22 – Diamond Retailer Summit 2017 Recap

James and Eric take some time to recap the days events at the 2017 Diamond Retailer Summit, held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  We cover the news from various comic publishers, manga publishers, and creators.  Some were highlights … some were not.  Listen in to get our reaction and hear about a couple of new exciting products/publishers that caught our eye. As a surprise, we are joined by shop customer and friend Clint! Clint gives us insight into what it’s…

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KowCast Ep 21 Shop Talk! – Marvel / Retailer Initial Reaction

KowCast Ep 21 Shop Talk! – Marvel / Retailer Initial Reaction

In this episode, James and Eric take a dip into the Marvel Retailer Summit discussions as reported on by ICV2, Newsarama, BleedingCool, and more.  Hear our take on some of the comments from retailers, our thoughts on Marvel’s responses, and overall market considerations we take in to account. If you have thoughts or questions about what we discussed, join in the discussion by sending us an email to podcast@kowabungacomics.com or registering for our new forums at forums.kowabungacomics.com. You can follow us…

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KowCast Ep 20 Take 2! – Listener Q&A: Variant Artists, Chasing Variants, and NYX #3

KowCast Ep 20 Take 2! – Listener Q&A: Variant Artists, Chasing Variants, and NYX #3

Let’s try this again!  After an audio issue sidelined this episode, James and Eric sat down to re-record.  This episode contains a cornucopia of variant cover questions, and some post Logan spec discussion about the outlook on the value of NYX #3. We discuss who the best variant artists to look at are, what considerations you may want to make, as well as what the turn around/flip market is for variants. Included in the discussion are some variants, or rare covers…

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KowCast Ep. 5 – AMC Preacher Episode 1 Reaction

KowCast Ep. 5 – AMC Preacher Episode 1 Reaction

Eric and James sit down to talk about the newly released AMC Preacher premier episode.  Hear our take on Jesse, Cassidy, Tulip and all the goings on in Angelville. Join in the discussion by sending us an email to podcast@kowabungacomics.com. You can follow us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/incredicow, on Twitter @Incredicow or on the web at www.kowabungacomics.com. Music provided by Night Runner (http://nightrunnermusic.bandcamp.com/).