The five finalists for this year’s Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award have been announced.
The Award is given out yearly to retailers who have done an outstanding job of supporting the comic art medium both in the industry at large and in their local community. Comics fans around the world nominate their favorite stores on the Comic-Con International website.
The 2022 Award will be given out as part of the Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards on July 22 at Comic-Con.
The finalists are:
- Blackbird Comics & Coffeehouse — Candice & David Craig, Maitland, FL
- Books with Pictures — Katie Pryde, Portland, OR
- Cape And Cowl — Eitan Manhoff, Oakland, CA
- The Comic Bug — Jun Goeku, Manhattan Beach, CA
- Pulp 716: Coffee & Comics — Amy & Jay Berent, North Tonawanda, NY