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Ssalefish GSO First Look #60 for 5.23.18

One of my quiet goals running up to our one year anniversary was a hope that we'd hit 1,000 Facebook Likes. We came up a little short at 996, but split the difference with the 1,014 followers on there and you've got 1,005. I'll count that as a win! And with the new Facebook 10-point rating system, we're certified NM+!

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Ssalefish GSO First Look #55 for 4.18.18

Today marks our official one year anniversary! In that time, we've been open 363 out of 365 days, we opened late, closed early, and left the shop in Bret's hand a full day once each. I'd like to take more time to pontificate some more stats, but we've got 12,000 Free Comic Book Day books waiting at the back door to be counted and stamped, plus you'd probably rather hear about...

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Ssalefish GSO First Look #52 for 3.28.18

It's been a wild week to celebrate one year of weekly new book, what with NC Comicon - Oak City rivaling HeroesCon for our most successful show (highlighted by saying goodbye to our first appearance of Thor and first Captain America in the Silver Age), in the span of two days we purchased and sold not one but two copies of the first appearance of Thanos (plus three Marvel Legends Infinity Gauntlets), and yesterday was our third highest Wednesday (so thanks to everyone that came by for that)!

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Ssalefish GSO First Look #51 for 3.21.18

This weekend I'll be taking the lead as we set up at NC Comicon - Oak City this Saturday and Sunday at the Raleigh Convention Center! Last year's Oak City was kind of me and Jay's public coming out party as part of Ssalefish after our previous work experience, and it was not without it's added stresses and trials, but this year I'm ready to get back to the basics, namely the best hamburger, fries, and shake I've ever had at Chuck's!

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