Comic Shop Spotlight: A. Pennyworth’s Comics

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A. Pennyworth’s Comics in Matthews, North Carolina.

Vital Stats

OWNER: Tami & Tony Matzke      


STORE SIZE (square feet): 2,400



About Our Shop

 Favorite Recent Comic Book: Saga

 What has been your best promotion or event?  Free Comic Book Day

What recent changes have you made in the store?  ComicSuite

What steps have you taken to expand your customer base or to reach out to individuals unfamiliar with your store or comics in general?  Movie theater screen ad, Facebook

What are your plans for the near future?  Expand into more gaming

How did you choose your store name?  Batman-related; to get us listed first in the phone book

What superpower would you most like to have?  Invisibility

HeroClix line the counter while statues sit behind glass underneath

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Back issues are in the middle with merchandise on all sides

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Wide aisles and nice shelving make shopping easy

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The new releases wall

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Toys are neatly lined up

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Statues and trade paperbacks claim this corner

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Graphic novels are easy to reach in well laid out racks.

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Young readers get their pick of an entire rack full of comics

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