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an environment where the general idea is that if you read more comics, you sell more comics.” Over their 10 years, Third Eye has hosted countless events with big-name writers, artists and personalities and has learned the art of event management. A recent event stands out as something special. Acclaimed writer Tom King, who is a former CIA operations officer living outside Washington, D.C., wanted to do something for government workers who were affected by the shutdown. King is one of DC Comics’ star writers, currently writing Batman and Heroes in Crisis, which features Superman, Batman and other household names, and is a huge fan of Third Eye. So they col-

friendly and helpful and is a walking encyclopedia of comic book knowledge. “Part of the strength of the comics hobby, you’ve got about 2,500 different types of stores, all different in the combination of things they are selling, but all equally passionate about what they do. And you can feel the love when you walk in,” Steve said. “Most of our staff start out as customers. We start talking to people ~ it’s a rare mix of product knowledge, reliability, professionalism and customer service. People skills are a huge part of it. We encourage our staff to read, let them take books home, try to foster

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