Episode #183: Troy-Jeffrey Allen From Diamond Comics Distributor Wants To Tell You About The Importance Of Pre-Ordering Comic Books At Your Local Comic Book Shop

Fresh is the Word Podcast - Episode #183: Troy-Jeffrey Allen

EPISODE #183: TROY-JEFFREY ALLEN – IN THIS EPISODE:

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Who’s our guest?
Troy-Jeffrey Allen, who is a comic book writer and a member of the Consumer Marketing department for Diamond Comics Distributors. You might have seen him in the PREVIEWSworld Weekly videos on YouTube, along with being a contributing writer for a variety of online publications, a co-creator over at Rexco Comics, and he is also in charge of marketing for Urban Action Showcase.

Why should you care?
Troy-Jeffrey Allen shares with us best avenues for reaching comic buyers and about the importance of pre-ordering comic books through comic shops. We talk about how the comics business works in regards to how comics are distributed, the parallels between comic books and the vinyl industry in music, reaching out the different types of casual audiences, along with comic books history in regards minority representation.

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Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city's music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit's most legendary venues