2018 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominees

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Credit: Comic-Con International: San Diego

The 2018 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award nomines have been announced by Comic-Con International: San Diego. The award is intended to "acknowledge the important role that comics retailers play in the industry, nurturing the relationship between creators and their readers."

Out of these 20 nominees, a group of finalists will be announced during the week of SDCC - with the final winner announced during the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony on July 20.

The nominees are:

Acme Comics
Mark Austin/ Jermaine Exum, Greensboro, NC

Arsenal Comics & Games
Paul Roman Martinez, Timothy Heague & Elena Sfetcu, Newbury Park, CA

Big Bang Comics
John Hendrick, Dublin, Ireland

Cape and Cowl Comics
Eitan Manhoff, Oakland, CA

Coliseum of Comics
Phil Boyle, Kissimmee, FL

Collector’s Comics
Keith & Monica Mallow, Port St. Lucie, FL

Comic Book Hideout
Glynnes Pruett, Fullerton, CA

The Comic Book Shop
Sarah & Patrick “Titus” Titus, Wilmington, DE

Comic Quest
Don & Kelly Allen, Lake Forest, CA

Comic World
Kathleen Miller the Comic Book Lady, Huntington, WV

Comics Toons N Toys
Mike Kadin, Tustin, CA

Andrew, Michael & Gareth, Perth, Western Australia

Farpoint Toys & Collectibles
Penelope Pappas, Justin Daniels & Frank Mosentoff, Mays Landing, NJ

Kingpin Books
Mário Freitas, Lisbon, Portugal

The Laughing Ogre
Chris Lloyd, Columbus, OH

Norma Comics
Rafa Martínez, Barcelona, Spain

A Shop Called Quest
Lee Raymundo, Natalie Raymundo, & Jason Washburn, Redlands, CA

Space Cadets Collection Collection
Jen King, Oak Ridge North, TX

Travelling Man
Nabil Homsi, York, Yorkshire, UK

Up Up & Away!
Kendall Swafford, Cincinnati, OH

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