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Store Tour | Another Dimension in Calgary, Alberta

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Another Dimension Comics, located at 424B 10th St. NW in Calgary, Alberta. We spoke with manager John Tinkess.

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Store Tour | Comics Plus in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Comics Plus, located at 5139 Everhart Road in Corpus Christi, Texas. We spoke with owner and manager Jesse Mendoza, with some input from assistant manager Seida Mendoza.

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Store Tour | Tate’s Comics in Lauderhill, Florida

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Tate’s Comics + Toys +Videos + More, located at 4566 N. University Drive in Lauderhill, Florida. We spoke with owner Tate Ottati.

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Store Tour | The Comic Hunter in Moncton, New Brunswick

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is The Comic Hunter, located at 467 Main St., Suite 300 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. We spoke with manager Remi Vienneau LeClair.

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Store Tour | Up Up & Away! in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Up Up & Away!, located at 5885 Pfeiffer Road in the Blue Ash suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. We spoke with owner Kendall Swafford.

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Store Tour | Flying Colors in Concord, California

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Flying Colors owner Joe Field with his wife Libby, three daughters Michelle, Jenny and Cindy, and grandson Ashton

Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff, located at 2980 Treat Blvd., in Concord, California. We spoke with owner Joe Field.

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Store Tour | Forbidden Planet in Birmingham, England

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Forbidden Planet, located at 74 Bull St., in Birmingham, England. We spoke with store manager Nicki Root.

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Store Tour | Source Comics and Games in Roseville, Minnesota

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Source Comics and Games, located at 2057 Snelling Ave. N in Roseville, Minnesota. We spoke with owner Bob Brynildson.

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Store Tour | Aw Yeah Comics in Harrison, New York

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Aw Yeah Comics, located at 313 Halstead Ave. in Harrison, New York, the newest addition to a chain that also has locations in Muncie, Indiana, and Skokie, Illinois. We spoke with co-owner Marc Hammond, who founded Aw Yeah with longtime comics collaborators Franco Aureliani and Art Baltazar.

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Store Tour | Excellent Adventures in Ballston Spa, New York

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Excellent Adventures, located at 110 Milton Ave. in Ballston Spa, New York, southwest of Saratoga Springs. We spoke with owner John Belskis.

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Store Tour | Coliseum of Comics in Orlando, Florida

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Coliseum of Comics, located at 4672 Millenia Plaza Way, in Orlando, Florida, near the Mall at Millenia. There are also locations in Kissimmee, Lakeland, Tampa and at the Fashion Square Mall in Orlando. We spoke with CEO and President Phil Boyle.

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Store Tour | Tribe Comics & Games in Austin

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Tribe Comics & Games, located at 3005 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite D113, in Austin, Texas. We spoke with co-owner Eric Burke. Sales clerk Daniel Potter also joined us.

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Store Tour | Asylum Books and Games in Aberdeen, Scotland

Vesper, Asylum's comics-loving dachshund

Vesper, Asylum’s comics-loving dachshund

Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Asylum Books and Games, located at 29 Adelphi Lane in Aberdeen, Scotland. We spoke with Mike McLean, who describes himself as Asylum’s manager, founder and scapegoat.

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Store Tour | Distant Planet in Columbia, Missouri

From Distant Planet's grand opening/Free Comic Book Day in May

From Distant Planet’s grand opening/Free Comic Book Day in May

Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Distant Planet Comics & Collectibles, located at 601 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 263 in Columbia, Missouri. We spoke with managing member Brandy Cross.

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Store Tour | Gosh! Comics in London

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Welcome to Store Tour, ROBOT 6’s weekly exploration of comics shops, and the people who run them. Each Sunday we feature a different store, and also get to know the person behind the register.

To discover a comic store in your area, visit FindAComicShop.com

This week’s store is Gosh! Comics, located at 1 Berwick St. in London, England. We spoke with manager Andrew Salmond.

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