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Collective Memory: The Passing of Rory Root
posted May 24, 2008
 

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Links to stories, eyewitness accounts and resources concerning the passing of prominent comics retailer Rory Root.

This entry will continue to be updated for as long as people

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Institutional
Comic Relief

Blog Entries
Aaron Luk
Afrogeeks
A Great Big Nerd
Alan Bostick
Alan J. Porter
Alec Austin
Alex Robinson
Andrew Farago
Andrew Farago 02
Andrew Foley
Antony Johnston
Atomic Bear Press

Bags and Boards
Beau Smith
Blog@Newsarama
Blog@Newsarama 02
Bookfinder
Brett Warnock
Brian Hibbs
Brian Wood
brownthatbanana
Bucky Sinister

Chapel Hill Comics
Charlie Chu
Cholotto
Chris Butcher
Chris Pitzer
Chris Ryall
Click Mo Mukha Mo!
Coilhouse
Colleen Doran
Comics Briefly
Comics Comics
ComicsPro
Comics Worth Reading
Corland

Dan Curtis Johnson
Dan Reads Comics
Dan Shahin
David Lasky
Dennis Culver
Drowning Like A Fish Out Of Water

Ed Brubaker
Eddie Campbell
Elijah Brubaker
Elizabeth Genco
Eric Reynolds
Evan Dorkin
eximious press

future threat

Geekanerd
Gene Yang
Geoffrey D. Wessel
Gilles' Blog
Greg Rucka

happyfreakshow
Hipster Dad

Ian Brill
iFanboy
I Have Ridden The Mighty Moonworm
Illusive Comics
iminta
Ink & Design
I Read Comics
I Think I'd Rather Watch This On TV
Ivy McCloud

James Owen
Jamie Morgan
Jamie S. Rich
JanerBlog
Jason C. Brand
Jeff Trexler
Jennifer de Guzman
Jim Hanley's Universe
Joe Field
Joe Field 02
Joe Field 03
Joe Keatinge
John Roberson
Josh Fialkov

Keith Knight
Kid Beowulf

La Hoguera
Landry Walker
Lark Pien
Larry Marder
Larry Young
Laughing Squid
Lee Hester
Lisa At Neptune
Luffabo.com

Marc Arsenault
Mark Evanier
Mark Haven Britt
Matt Fraction
Max Pictures' Blather
Megatokyo.com
Meltcomics
Midus Dark Unknown
Mike's Comics
morganhillchris

nefarious know how
Neil Cohn
Neil Gaiman
Nerdage
Nick Mullins
Noah Brand

Our Vox

Pacific Media Expo
Parkerspace
Paul Levitz
Periscope Studio
Possibly Irrelevant Information

Randy Lander
Randy Smith
Rebekah Denn
rhiannonstone
Rina Ayuyang
Robert Boyd
Rose and Isabel

Same Hat! Same Hat!
Scott Cederlund
Scott Saavedra
scribbles and lies
Sequentially Speaking
Shaenon Garrity
Shaenon Garrity 02
Shannon A
Shannon Wheeler
Sine Qua Non
Skywater
SLG
SOB Stories
SpiderFarmer's Web
Star Clipper
Steve Duin
Stress Fracture
Stwallskull
synabetic
Syzygy

Terry Moore
The Beat
The Beat 02
The Beguiling
The Man Abides
The Swivet
To Halifax and Gone Weblog
Tom Beland
Tom The Dog
Tony Lee
Tony Lee 02
Tristan Crane

Vibrating Sheep
Viz
Von and Moggy

Warren Ellis
wshaffer

X-Ray Studios

Message Boards and Forums
CBR
CBR 02
Collectors Society
DC Comics
Image Comics
Millarworld
No Homers Club
TCJ.com
The Official AFI and DF Board
VHive AllTv Forum
Whitechapel

Miscellaneous
Appearance in WonderCon 2008 Preview
Berkeley Public Library 01
Berkeley Public Library 02
Berkeley Public Library 03
Berkeley Public Library 04
Shaenon Garrity's Script Excerpt
Was Rory Root The Inspiration For Comic Book Guy?

News Stories and Columns
Ben Schwartz
CBLDF.org
CBR
ComicMix
Comics Reporter
East Bay Express
Erik Larsen at CBR
ICv2.com
ICv2.com Retailer Testimony
Prism Comics
PW
San Francisco Chronicle
Steven Grant

Photos and Illustration
Cartoon Art Museum
Jesse Hamm
Rory Root at APE 2005
Rory Root at a Store Party
Ryan Alexander
Sam Hiti
Scott Morse

Videos and Podcasts
C-Span
More Than We Can Imagine

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illustration of Rory Root by Jesse Hamm and used with permission

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