• Store Review: Rodman Comics0

    Rodman Comics 318 South Ankeny Blvd Ankeny, IA 50023 (515) 965-4592 My partner and I just bought a house in Ankeny, Iowa. It’s a suburb of Des Moines (our capital city) with a population of about 50,000. I’ve been living out of state for a couple years and knew very little about Ankeny so I

  • News & Things: Goodbye 20130

    • December 31, 2013

    News Marvel Halts Sales of Periodical Comics in Bookstores Marvel has decided to stop selling single issue monthly comics in bookstores. They will continue to sell graphic novels in bookstores, and both graphic novels and monthly comics within the direct market. Top Ten Female Writers to Watch in 2014 For Books Sake wants you to

  • Buying Last Minute? Buy Local!0

    • December 20, 2013

    It’s less than a week before Christmas and you may have a few (or like me, several) gifts left to purchase. The gift certificates and pre-paid credit cards hanging on the wrack at the grocery store check out lane are looking more tempting with each passing day. “Who doesn’t like scratch-offs and chocolate?” you ask