In which Jud reveals his favorite Avengers covers, and perhaps more than he bargained for.
Jud revels in Silver Age silliness and the genius of Paul Kupperberg.
Jud ruminates on EC Comics and the great Ray Bradbury.
Jud explores the real-life Hell’s Kitchen of DAREDEVIL fame.
Everyone has that first love, be it their first car, the first time they saw Star Wars or good old Cindy Warnerson from fourth grade. But some are a lot easier to get over and forget about than others.
In which Jud explores why Gene Colan’s Daredevil scared the hell out of him as a tyke.
As a retail store owner, you might think you know your regular customers, but then along comes a guy like Dave, a tattooed man who surprises you in new and truly fantastic ways. Jud Meyers tells his story.
Customers come and go, but some of them quite simply remain in your memories forever, whether it’s because they were huge spenders, notoriously thrifty, incredibly anal or, in the case of one of Jud’s, just plain unforgettable.
In which Jud puts a face to your local comic shop and explains just what it offers you that the online retailers simply cannot.
In which Jud sees an over 2-year journey come to fruition with the opening of the Penny Lane Resource Room for orphaned, needy and at-risk children, but that doesn’t mean that the work is over just yet.
In this week’s installment of ReTales, Jud reminisces about 1985, the first tales of the Green Lantern Corps, a young man’s illicit subway ride into New York City and and adventure with a man named Julie.
This week, Jud introduces us to Carlos, a teacher and a family man who happens to be a regular customer at Jud’s store. Carlos also happens to be a lifelong, die hard comic book fan despite not having read one in decades.
In this pre-Thanksgiving edition of RE-TALES, Jud looks back on his life and reflects on decisions he’s made over the years, what he loves most about his chosen profession and comes to a conclusion about where he stands right now.
Los Angeles is the home to a seemingly infinite number of interesting characters, celebrities, aspiring celebrities and more, and they all seem to come through the doors of Jud’s shop at some point. Here’s one of their stories.
New comic Wednesdays are the weekly high holidays of the comic book industry, but occasionally something slightly more important than sating your average fan’s weekly needs comes walking through your front door.
Not every customer you encounter has a massive budget, stimulating conversational skills or bigger than life personalities, but they still manage to charm their way into being on the list of Favorite Customers.
Sometimes the best and easiest way to deal with miscreants isn’t through the use of force and violence but through respect and understanding…even when we’re talking about the real world and not comic book universes.
This week, Jud shares a story about true love, and how something as innocent and innocuous as Archie comic books managed to enrich at least one of his store’s regular couple’s lives in an extremely meaningful way.
In the latest installment of ReTales, Jud Meyers illustrates that the old adage, “breaking up is hard to do,” holds true… even when you’re talking about comic book stores and the customers who love them.
In his second installment of ReTales, retailer Jud Meyers shares an interesting example of how bending the rules and listening to a customer can change someone’s life in unexpectedly positive and dramatic ways.
Jud’s inaugural ReTales column, inviting you to your own neighborhood comic book shop.