TATE'S Comics, Inc.

June 2011

June 2011

Susan Santamauro

What will you spend your $25 on? Oh boy, probably tokidoki stuff….Maybe a shirt, or a vinyl toy

How long have you been visiting TATE’S? Ten years.

How old are you? 39

How do you make a living? Stay @ home mama…

If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living? Having my own lil store, something like TATE’S, but different…NO ONE could ever be like TATE’S….

Do you have any pets? 2 cats, Myavi and Ratchet… My 19 yr old daughter named her’s after a Japanese rock star, and my lil guy named his after a Transformer… fun stuff!!!! :)

Do you have any tattoos? I have 2 tatts… 1 is a design that the artist drew, just like a lil tribal thing… Another is my name in Japanese.

What was you favorite toy as a child? — Now? As a child it was anything Hello Kitty, now it’s anything HK OR tkdk…

What is your most bizarre childhood memory? We lived across the street from this forest and me my sis & bro would go play in it. We didn’t stray too far in, it was scary! However once we did… it got dark, and we couldn’t find our way out. We could hear our parents yelling our names and tried to follow the sound out, but it took a while… Needless to say we were scared to death, and in TROUBLE!!!!!

What is the one thing that irritates you the most? People who DON’T smile! Kindness goes a LONG way!!!!!

What is your favorite smell? Gardenias

What do you collect? tokidoki, tokidoki, and more tokidoki… I also collect stickers and Hello Kitty stuff & Momiji dolls…

What are some of your hobbies? I was a dancer for many years when I was younger, so I’m very into theater. However, collecting tkdk stuff has become my biggest hobby lately.

What is your Favorite Comic/Manga? I’m not TOO into comics, but I’d have to say anything with Thor, I like Thor… :)

What is your Favorite Anime/Cartoon? Problem Solvers

What is your Most Favorite Movie? Pulp Fiction, Pretty Women

What is your Favorite Bumper Sticker? My mom can beat up ur mom? I don’t know, just made that up…:)

What is your Favorite T-Shirt? Well, I LOVE all 16 of my tkdk shirts, but I also have an old Nirvana shirt that I adore.

What is your Dream Car? I think I’d like a lil smart car… Or a new bug… I don’t like flashy stuff.

What superpowers do you wish you possessed? To be able to read peoples minds would be fun.

If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be? Possibly Justin Bieber… That was SO mean.. Sorry, no one really. Wait, my brothers X-wife, She’s NOT a nice person in ANY way! I BANISH her to the sun!!! NOW…..;)

Which character on The Simpsons do you identify most with? Marge, FOR SURE!!!!

Most treasured possession? I’d say my kids, but I don’t OWN them, they’re people… Cool people, who I gave birth to, but I do not posses them… I have to let them go… I do NOT have to let my tkdk collection go… I’m very pleased with it. It’s HUGE! I’d love to share some pictures with you guys sometime.. I’ve got some really unique stuff… I’m most proud of the hk/tkdk very rare, only sold in Japan, letter sets…I have 4 of them. Then there’s my HUGE Concerto Punk bag, & my Favola bag, which I bought at this AWESOME store called TATES!!!!

Do you have a homepage?  No, I don’t have a homepage.

What are your favorite websites? Karmaloop.com, Playimaginative.com, Strangeco.com, superflydeluxe.com, myplasticheart.com, giantrobot.com, cutefunstuff.com, chicki.co.uk, charmtrends.com, yoox.com, thegiantpeach.com, trendystars.com, yellowratbastard.com, ecrater.com, ebay.com, goodreads.com, musicthoughts.com, hotbooksale.com, super-kawai.com, 80′spurple.com, wickedcritters.com, tokidoki.it.com, and Sanrio.com ………GEEEZ…My hand hurts!!! LOL…:)