Collector’s Corner Comics closes physical store, transitions business online

Collector’s Corner Comics closed its doors due to the pandemic, but owner Andrew Iwamasa has plenty of plans to continue the 26-year business. 

One of those plans is to host a community gathering on the 20th annual Free Comic Book Day, which has been moved from May 4 to Aug. 14 due to the pandemic. The goal of the event is to celebrate comic book artists, writers and readers while finding a sense of community. 

The Midland event is planned to take place from noon until 5 p.m. at the former Midland Area Farmers Market near the Tridge.

“Everything that we’ve had to deal with – not only in retail, but with the flooding last year, the dams and everything – we just want to have something that gives people a good reason to celebrate,” Iwamasa said. 

Collectors Corner Comics closed its physical location at 4011 North Jefferson Avenue due to the initial cases of COVID-19 in March last year….

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