Comics

Enthusiasts Share, Sell Collections at Comic Book Roadshow’s First Stop in Duluth

Collectors with comic books from before 1980, sports cards from before 1974, and vintage toys could come and get their items appraised and sold. 

DULUTH, Minn.- Sunday kicked off the first ever Comic Book Road Show in Duluth, giving enthusiasts of vintage comic books, sports cards, toys and more a place to sell and share their collections – and experts say now is the time to sell. The Country Inn and Suites off Haines Road in Duluth played host to pop culture history, as…

Duluth’s First Comic-Con Draws Hundreds

DuluCon sells over 300 tickets, far more than initially expected.

DULUTH, Minn.- For the first time ever in the Northland, fans from all the far reaches of nerd-dom gathered together to share their passions at DuluCon. “People that like Star Trek, Star Wars, very specific video games. Anime, battle re–enactments,” said Joshua Effinger, DuluCon Council Member. “Engineers, artisans, people that like to make necklaces, people that like to dress up…

Free Comic Book Day Attracts Comic Lovers Old and New

First Saturday in May comic book stores across the country distribute free comics.

DULUTH, Minn.- Nerds of the Northland, rejoice–for Saturday was Free Comic Book Day. Comic book lovers crowded Rogue Robot Games and Comics in Downtown Duluth. Store owner Ryan Fleming said every year they get as many as 100 people on this day. Comics, he said, provide a unique avenue to get kids into reading. “They were a great world to…

Keeping Card and Comic Collecting Alive

Collector's Connection offers a Wide Variety of Nostalgic Comics, Cards, and More

DULUTH, Minn. – Chances are the sight of baseball or Pokémon cards bring back a few childhood memories for many. In this week’s Knowing Your Neighbors, we’re taking a look at how the industry has grown as millennials move forward. “Back when I was growing up, sports cards were the big deal,” said Glen Booth, Manager at Collectors Connection in…