Tilting at Windmills

Comix Experience owner Brian Hibbs has written a (mostly) monthly column on comic book retailing since 1992. Presented below for your reading pleasure are the first fifty (-one) columns, originally presented in Comics Retailer magazine. IDW has also published two collections of the column, which you may purchase below. Tilting at Windmills continues to be published at Comic Book Resources.

Volume One of Tilting at Windmills reprints the first 100 columns from Comics Retailer magazine, with an introduction by DC Comics publisher Paul Levitz.
Volume Two of Tilting at Windmills reprints the remainder of the Comics Retailer columns, as well as the Newsarama years 
09/1991 Ethics and the Comics Industry
05/1992 Tilting at Windmills #1: Getting Over Overstreet
06/1992 Tilting at Windmills #2: Diversification Fixation
07/1992 Tilting at Windmills #3: Publishers and Businessmen
07/1992 Tilting at Windmills #3.5: Promotion Devotion
08/1992 Tilting at Windmills #4: The Arguments for New Markets
09/1992 Tilting at Windmills #5: Holiday Cheer
10/1992 Tilting at Windmills #6: Designing Signing
11/1992 Tilting at Windmills #7: San Diego and the Ghost of Mr. T
12/1992 Tilting at Windmills #8: Altering For Alternatives
01/1993 Tilting at Windmills #9: Eerie Predictions
02/1993 Tilting at Windmills #10: Say It Ain't So, Superman
03/1993 Tilting at Windmills #11: Birthday Resolutions
04/1993 Tilting at Windmills #12: Challenges of the Unknown
05/1993 Tilting at Windmills #13: Aldyth Beltane on Women and Comics
06/1993 Tilting at Windmills #14: Lou Bank on Comics, Sales, & Selling Comics
07/1993 Tilting at Windmills #15: Distributor Tribulations
08/1993 Tilting at Windmills #16: The Price of Being A Hero
09/1993 Tilting at Windmills #17: Getting In Deep With Discount
10/1993 Tilting at Windmills #18: Choosing Less Choice
11/1993 Tilting at Windmills #19: Some Thoughts for Publishers
12/1993 Tilting at Windmills #20: Advice From the Eisnerees
01/1994 Tilting at Windmills #21: Assorted Updates and Issues
02/1994 Tilting at Windmills #22: The Disservice of Lip Service
03/1994 Tilting at Windmills #23: Continuity Error
03/1994 Tilting at Windmills #23.5: Reviewing Preview
04/1994 Tilting at Windmills #24: Universes, Overload and Capital Punishment (And The King Passes On...)
05/1994 Tilting at Windmills #25: Labeling, Targeting, Soliciting
06/1994 Tilting at Windmills #26: What To Do About the Big Two
07/1994 Tilting at Windmills #27: Refusing the Finger; Self-Retailers; Pro-Con
08/1994 Tilting at Windmills #28: Missolicit and Mister McFarlane
09/1994 Tilting at Windmills #29: Shell Games and Mystery Teams: Putting the "Fun" in "Non- Refundable
10/1994 Tilting at Windmills #30: Fair is Fair: Retailers and Responsibility
11/1994 Tilting at Windmills #31
12/1994 Tilting at Windmills #32
01/1995 Tilting at Windmills #33
02/1995 Tilting at Windmills #34
03/1995 Tilting at Windmills #35
04/1995 Tilting at Windmills #36
05/1995 Tilting at Windmills #37
06/1995 Tilting at Windmills #38
07/1995 Tilting at Windmills #39
08/1995 Tilting at Windmills #40
09/1995 Tilting at Windmills #41
10/1995 Tilting at Windmills #42
11/1995 Tilting at Windmills #43
12/1995 Tilting at Windmills #44
01/1996 Tilting at Windmills #45
02/1996 Tilting at Windmills #46
02/1996 (again, I think) Tilting at Windmills #46.5
03/1996 Tilting at Windmills #47
04/1996 Tilting at Windmills #48
05/1996 Tilting at Windmills #49
06/1996 Tilting at Windmills #50

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