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2012 Sales Report

Sales were up from 2011 to 2012. Last August we moved to a larger location which definitely led to increased foot traffic and sales. I’m always curious about what sections of the store are bringing in what percentage of the revenue. Diamond is the sole distributor for mainstream comics, but I also order from a […]

2011 BESTSELLER LIST

I have noticed an interesting manifestation that’s taken place over the past couple years at Floating World. It appears that the majority of our sales are good quality books that I really like. This was the plan all along, to sell books that are worth reading more than once. It’s a mixed blessing when certain […]

2010 TOP 25 BESTSELLER LIST

Maybe this list can serve as an antidote to all the other bestseller lists you’ve seen recently.  Imagine a world where Marvel and DC only hold 6 of the top 25 slots.  19 of our Top 25 were from independent publishers like Oni, D&Q, Dark Horse, Picturebox, Adhouse, IDW… Le Dernier Cri! 6 of our […]

Katamari Fundraiser auctions

Katamari creator, Keita Takahashi surveys the artwork he has inspired. Thanks to everyone for making this such a fun and successful show.  What a dream come true that Keita could visit the store and see the art in person.  He took pictures of everything and even collaborated on Douglas Sherwood’s art, drawing a little Noby […]

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2009 TOP 25 BESTSELLER LIST

I’ve compiled a list of our 25 Bestselling titles in 2009 so you can see what customers spent their money on at Floating World.  A couple notes on how the list was compiled.  This is based on dollar amount, so I multiplied quantity sold by retail price.  Also I eliminated certain redundancies where applicable.  Meaning, […]

IN STORE APPEARANCES – ACHEWOOD CREATOR CHRIS ONSTAD 10/9; NATE POWELL 10/25

FLOATING WORLD COMICS PRESENTS: ACHEWOOD CREATOR – CHRIS ONSTAD in store appearance! NATE POWELL BOOK RELEASE PARTY – SWALLOW ME WHOLE This October Floating World presents two in store appearances with two talented comic creators. On Thursday October 9th, Chris Onstad will appear to sign copies of his popular Achewood collection THE GREAT OUTDOOR FIGHT, […]