Pedro Contero, owner of Collector's Authority comic store, and his brother-in-law opened their shop in 1996 after realizing their vast collection of comics was enough to fill a store. The store is now located at 1534 SE Military Dr. Photo by Monica Lamadrid, Mesquite News.

Collector’s Authority

Enjoy this guest post about a South Side Geek Oasis by Oscar Gonzalez, one of my former students at Palo Alto College who graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Texas A&M-San Antonio and is working on his master’s degree in Journalism at CUNY.

Oscar, the brains behind, came to journalism through video games, breaking news stories on his site about this $65 billion industry.

For even more ideas of fun things to do and see in San Antonio, visit Barnes & Noble, The Twig, Whole Foods, Half Price Books on Broadway, Costco, Sam’s and Hudson News to purchase “100 Things To Do in San Antonio Before You Die” by yours truly. Gracias. ¡Viva San Antonio!

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