TATE'S Comics + Toys + More



Comic book entrepreneur sells for fun and profit

  When 17-year-old Tate Ottati decided to open up his own comic book store, he financed it with money he had invested two years ago in shares of Marvel Comics, the nations leading comic book publisher. Thanks to Marvel’s success, [...]

September 5, 1993

Cashing in on Comics

Tate Ottati didn’t know it at the time, but a $148 investment would one day be the cornerstone of a business he would open. The investment was the first issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the first collectible comic book [...]

May 16, 1993