Corey Blake

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STORE TOUR: Another Dimension in Calgary, Alberta

Sun, March 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 stops in at Another Dimension Comics, where longtime manager John Tinkess offers a look a the store, and some thoughts on the market.

STORE TOUR: Comics Plus in Corpus Christi, Texas

Sun, March 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

This week, owner Jesse Mendoza and assistant manager Seida Mendoza take ROBOT 6 on a tour of Comics Plus in Corpus Christi, Texas.

STORE TOUR: Tate's Comics in Lauderhill, Florida

Sun, February 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Tate Ottati, owner of Tate's Comics + Toys +Videos + More, discusses creating a "destination store," and how he opened his first shop at age 17.

STORE TOUR: The Comic Hunter in Moncton, New Brunswick

Sun, February 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

For Valentine's Day, Store Tour heads to The Comic Hunter in Moncton, New Brunswick, which has seen a resurgence in the sales of toys and collectibles.

STORE TOUR: Up Up & Away! in Cincinnati, Ohio

Sun, February 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Owner Kendall Swafford talks with STORE TOUR about Up Up & Away in Cincinnati, and his spacious new location in the suburb of Blue Ash.

STORE TOUR: Flying Colors in Concord, California

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Owner Joe Field talks with us about the origins and growth of Flying Colors, and the challenges facing the 27-year-old store.

STORE TOUR: Forbidden Planet in Birmingham, England

Sun, January 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

This week ROBOT 6 pays a visit to the Forbidden Planet store in Birmingham, which manager Nicki Root compares to the TARDIS -- bigger on the inside.

STORE TOUR: Source Comics and Games in Roseville, Minnesota

Sun, January 17th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 heads north to Roseville, Minnesota, for a visit to the cavernous Source Comics and Games.

STORE TOUR: Aw Yeah Comics in Harrison, New York

Sun, January 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Co-owner Marc Hammond provides a tour of Aw Yeah Comics in Harrison, New York, the newest store in the chain he founded with Franco Aureliani and Art Baltazar.

STORE TOUR: Excellent Adventures in Ballston Spa, New York

Sun, January 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

This week Store Tour pays a visit to Excellent Adventures in Ballston Spa, New York, which specializes in back issues.

STORE TOUR: Coliseum of Comics in Orlando, Florida

Sun, December 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" heads to Florida for the holidays with a stop by Coliseum of Comics near the Mall at Millenia in Orlando.

STORE TOUR: Tribe Comics & Games in Austin

Sun, December 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, ROBOT 6 heads to Austin, Texas, for a virtual tour of seven-year-old Tribe Comics & Games.

STORE TOUR: Asylum Books and Games in Aberdeen, Scotland

Sun, December 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

For this week's "Store Tour," we head to Aberdeen, Scotland's Asylum Books and Games, the northernmost comic shop in the United Kingdom.

STORE TOUR: Distant Planet in Columbia, Missouri

Sun, November 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" pays a visit to Distant Planet Comics & Collectibles, which opened earlier this year in Columbia, Missouri.

STORE TOUR: Gosh! Comics in London

Sun, November 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" swings by London's Gosh! Comics, which manager Andrew Salmond says "is always striving to bring comics to a new audience."

STORE TOUR: The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware

Sun, November 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

For The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware, personal interactions and customer referrals are key, co-owner Sarah Titus tells ROBOT 6's Store Tour.

STORE TOUR: Heroes' Beacon in Saint John, New Brunswick

Sun, October 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Co-owner Steve Henderson discusses how he and his partner transformed a struggling used-book store into a comic store.

STORE TOUR: Casablanca Comics in Portland, Maine

Sun, October 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" pulls into Portland, Maine, for a visit to Casablanca Comics, which calls itself "Maine's Coolest Comics Store."

STORE TOUR: Keith's Comics in Dallas

Sun, October 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Keith's Comics co-owner Keith Colvin shares with "Store Tour" some of the secrets to staying in business for 26 years.

STORE TOUR: Ground Zero Comics In Tyler, Texas

Sun, September 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Owner David Seigler reveals to ROBOT 6 how a hostage situation, and a suggestion from a therapist, led him to turn his love of comics into a business.

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