Photo of Chuck Rozanski is © Luigi Novi.
The channels of distribution are rarely discussed in much detail when people talk about comics. But while the creative direction of a book or even an entire line of books by a publisher is important, distribution can also affect costs and what ends up in readers' hands.
This episode takes a look at the history of distribution for comics, highlighting some of the points where it has helped and harmed the industry. At the end, I try to suggest some potential improvements.