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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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Store Tour | The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware

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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 Book Shop, located at 1855 Marsh Road in Wilmington, Delaware. We spoke with co-owner Sarah Titus.

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Store Tour | Heroes’ Beacon in Saint John, 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 Heroes’ Beacon, located at 25 Charlotte St. in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. We spoke with co-owner Steve Henderson.

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Store Tour | Casablanca Comics in Portland, Maine

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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 Casablanca Comics, located at 151 Middle St. in Portland, Maine. We spoke with co-owner Rick Lowell.

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Store Tour | Keith’s Comics in Dallas

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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 Keith’s Comics, located at 5400 East Mockingbird Lane #120 in Dallas, Texas. We spoke with co-owner Keith Colvin.

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