Wayne’s Worlds: What Is ‘Local Comic Shop Day?’

I recently came across a story online about Local Comic Shop Day! I had to know—just what…

Wayne’s Worlds: Don’t Tell Me That!

When you’ve been around as many local comics shops as I have, you come to dread…

Wayne’s Worlds: The Joys and Dangers of Store Subscription Services

Often I like to talk about local comics shops and why I frequent them. One of…

Wayne’s Worlds: A ‘Real’ Comics Shop!

When I buy new comics, I go to Krum’s World, a great comics store in Winter…

Wayne’s Worlds: The Coronavirus Closes Many Comics Shops!

The Coronavirus (now COVID-19) has closed many local comics shops. Expectations are low that we’ll actually…

Wayne’s Worlds: Ch-ch-ch-changes?

There has been a LOT of conversation regarding what changes some would like to see happen,…

Wayne’s Worlds: Too Many Comics?

I was reading a recent interview with Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson about the “state of…

WAYNE’S WORLDS: Are Trade Paperbacks the Future of Comics?

Where the comics industry is going is a subject that always grabs my attention. It wasn’t…

Wayne’s Worlds: Is the Local Comics Shop an Endangered Species?

Every once in a while, something that grips my attention hits me on Facebook. The latest…

Wayne’s Worlds: Marvel Comics Turns 1,000!

It’s always a big deal when an issue #1,000 comes out, as we recently celebrated Action…

Wayne’s Worlds: Comics Dealers Helping Comics Dealers

I attended the recent Infinity Toy & Comics Show held just outside Orlando, Florida. One of their guests…

Wayne’s Worlds: DC Comics in Walmart!

Something that’s been happening more and more in the comics industry is the effort to place…

WAYNE’S WORLDS: Digital Comics Go Unlimited!

It’s probably no secret by now that both ComiXology and Marvel have begun their own “unlimited”…

WAYNE’S WORLDS: Dollar Comics!

I’m not sure how many comics fans even remember what “the quarter box” is anymore. Many…

Wayne’s Worlds: Comics Here For Only A Dollar!

If you go to some local comics shops, you’ll often find what many of us refer…