Comics Experience Spins out an Experience to Benefit Comic Shops
Comic retailers are hurting right now due to COVID-19 with some completely shuttered and others forced to limit their shopping experience. Many are figure out how to help shops with some publishers donating a portion of online sales to designated shops.
Comics Experience is an online school for comic creators and they’ve announced their own “Retailer Relief” program. Comic shop customers will be able to purchase original content with 80% of the purchases directly benefiting comic shops.
Content includes videos, audio files, PDFs, and more from creators and educators. New content will be released weekly.
ComicsPRO is working with Comics Experience to get the word out to retailers and its members who can begin signing up. Retailers will receive a unique link that they will share with their customers who will then make purchases benefiting the store.
Participating in the developing the program are Comics Experience President/Founder and former Marvel and IDW Publisher editor Andy Schmidt in developing the program are Bon Alimagno Comics Experience’s Creators Workshop Director and former Marvel Comics Talent Manager, Anne Randulic Director of Marketing at Comics Experience and Atom! Freeman of Prana Direct Market Solutions.
Comics Experience is also asking comic creators to donate videos and other comics educational content to the program with proceeds going to retailers.