Friday, October 10, 2008

Stores for my comics

I just recently delivered the latest issue of Kalayaan at the Bookay-Ukay store in UP village. Too bad I forgot to bring them a Kalayaan poster to help them boost up the sales of their comics there. They emailed me a couple of week ago, asking me if I have any idea to make their comic sales go up. A poster came into my mind at first. But after returning there, I could easily see the problem. The comics are not visible enough to the buyers. They are only stacked in one pile. It is just not visible enough. I think I will just email them regarding this.

I also had found a new store that will sell my comics. It's the Carmen Philcoa Newstand near UP-Philcoa Jeepney Terminal. This small but compacted stand does not only sells newspaper. It also has magazine, pocketbook, cross word puzzle, song hits and of course comics, independent (Gerilya Komiks, that is published by Saging Komiks... bumili ako. P15 lang kasi eh.) and main stream (I also saw a CJC komiks there). The owner was kind enough and easy to talk to. I delivered all the issues of Kalayaan there. From issue 1 to 5. And the beauty of this place is that it is a very accessible to many people. Daanan talaga ng tao, since it is just besides the UP-Philcoa Jeepney Terminal. So majority of the student in UP Diliman passes this place. It is also the same terminal you will go, if you are going to attend this coming Komikon. I hope that I could find more stores like these to sell my comics.


Reno said...

Bilib ako sa tenacity mo sa pag-distribute ng komiks mo, Gio. My hat's off to you. Keep it up!

Gio Paredes said...

Salamat Reno.
Wala naman kasing mag pu-push through nito kundi ako lang rin.

Kakagaling ko nga lang kahapon sa Comic Odyssey naman to deliver the latest issue of Kalayaan (#5). Tapos dumaan din ako sa Druids Keep. Nag pull out naman ng mga copies. Mahina masyado duon. More than one year 2 copies lang ang nabili :-( ,Yung Maskarado mo, nakita ko pa ring naka display duon. Masyado kasing liblib. Tagong tago talaga sa mga tao. Kaya discontinue ko na ang pag distribute duon eh. :-(

Pero next week naman meron akong pag babag sakan sa Marikina. Tindahan ni Tado. Ang pangalan ng store ay "LIMITADO dressed to kill & other things" :D