Interview Series with Underground Hip-Hop Producer/Instructor - J Rawls
If you couldn't tell already, I'm huge into music, especially hip-hop. So it was a treat to be able to interview someone in the world of hip-hop. And someone who is an icon here in the Columbus hip-hop community. JRawls is a man of many talents, a number of degrees, a teacher of various music-based classes, an author, speaker, and a dope producer. He, like myself, enjoy teaching and educating the future generation from experience. And on top of all that a big comic collector growing up as well.
3 Tips for Shipping Comics During the Holidays
It's officially the holiday season this year. What that means is that there will be an additional 8+ million packages going through the USPS daily during the week prior to Christmas. The USPS says they start prepping for the holiday push back in January of the year. But as consumers we all know that with excess packages the law of averages kick in. Meaning that there will be more instances of things getting lost and damaged as they take in the holiday rush. Here are 3 tips to help you make sure your books get to their destination safe and sound.
Interview Series with Louie Arbs - Owner of the Hero's Corner Comics
This interview series is with a longtime Facebook Seller Louie Arbs. I've purchased several variants from him over the years. His books are always packed and sent securely in a timely manner. And every so often he sends really good a freebie or two as well. Not just some random filler or dollar book but good stuff I would've actually bought myself. I definitely recommend him!
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Interview Series with Chicago-Based Media Personality - James VanOsdol
This interview series takes us to Chicago, my home town, and an interview with an old radio friend. James VanOsdol is a Chicago staple when it comes to radio. He was one of the DJ's I listened to on Chicago's Alternative station Q101 in the 90's. James has been a host on several stations/shows, is a writer, author and content creator. He now runs the World's Only Food Podcast Recorded in a Car - Car Con Carne. And also hosts Demo 312 - a show focused on the local talent in the Chicago music scene on 101.1 WKQX. On top of all the media work he's done, he's one of the most genuine and nicest people I've met when I worked in rado. And he's a huge comic book fan and collector!
Interview Series with Instagram Seller - Justin Alley of Crime Alley Comics and Collectibles
This interview series is with Justin Alley of Crime Alley Comics and Collectables. I met Justin last year at the Cleveland Comic & Toy Show. He was running a table in the same building as I was. We did a trade for a few books and exchanged info and kept in contact. He's big into comics and also collectables, so for all the readers that are into Pops you'll enjoy some of his photos of his collection.
Interview Series with Facebook Seller - Daniel Daley
Our next interview in the series is with Daniel Daley, a longtime Facebook seller and also Moderator. Daniel is a great seller, has extremely fair pricing, great books, and takes great care in packing. If you ever join any groups on FB, look him up, you won't be disappointed! Click to read more and see some of his favorite books in his collection.
Interview Series with Tommy Law - Founder/Owner of Yellow Snow Comics
I'm starting an interview series with a variety of people in the hobby. Some will be sellers, collectors, and even artists and stores as well. It's always fun to learn about what got others into collecting and what they like. Plus it's a small community and we should all help support each other especially during these times of a pandemic. So here's our first interview with more to come!