Comic Shop Spotlight: Sanctum Tattoos And Comics

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Sanctum Tattoos And Comics in Birmingham, Alabama.

Vital Stats

OWNER: Wess Gregg & Aaron Hamilton   

MANAGER: Wess Gregg & Aaron Hamilton

NUMBER OF LOCATIONS: 1

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 1

YEAR OPENED: 2016

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About Our Shop

Favorite Recent Comic Book: Deadly Class, Black Hammer, Moon Knight, March, and Bitch Planet.

How was your Halloween ComicFest event?  We just missed it after opening in November.  Looking forward to it though.

What has been your best promotion or event?  Our grand opening.

What steps have you taken to expand your customer base or to reach out to individuals unfamiliar with your store or comics in general?  Flyering, online promotion, word of mouth, branding/merch.

What are your plans for the near future?  Continuing to expand, carry as many different types of books as we can.

How did you choose your store name?  We wanted to convey that we are a safe space.

What superpower would you most like to have?  The power to heal pain.

Shelf dedicated to Image Comics

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Image Comics firsts

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View of the interior of the shop

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Island filled with miniature comics

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Shelf of comic spotlights

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Shelves filled with trade paperbacks

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Co-owner Wess Gregg posing in front of comic shelf

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Section for young readers

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