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July 6, 2017

Go, Read: Brandon Schatz On The Changing Comics Market & His Store's Frustration With Marvel Comics

Here. This isn't a lot different than some of the essays about "what's wrong with Marvel" that have been filling up the Internet for about four months now, but it's a decent snapshot of the frustration from a retailing point of view. It's remarkable to see how much the Edmonton-based retailer's frustration is focused on core approaches, namely Marvel's failure to make consistently good comics and sell them in a way that strengthens their partners' position with their customers.
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