In the 1980s and 1990s, there was a great argument amongst comic fans: “comic book” or “graphic novel”. On the surface, it sounds completely absurd. It’s the same thing, right? Not quite. While the term “graphic novel” was coined back in 1964, it grew to represent a type of book that relied less on… Read more »
Ever want to be someone else? Maybe you’ve been passed over for a promotion or just generally aren’t feeling like life is going the way you had hoped. Every so often, just a bad string of circumstances can leave you feeling like a different life could be far better. Don’t fret; you are far from… Read more »
The comic book community sometimes gets saddled with a bad reputation. A stereotyped group of introverted, protective people with tendencies to egregiously overreact to even a hint of change in their preferred heroes’ lives. Fortunately, that unfair categorization could not be farther from the actual behavior of comic book fans.
Comic book fans may be some of the most fortunate followers on the planet. What was once an extremely niche market has now exploded into full-on multimedia empires. The days of being judged because you’re a comic fan is gone…now you’re judged by what you’re reading. Which can be very intimidating and frustrating! Someone who… Read more »
My dear friends, the season is upon us. Most of us are capable of eventually (the last business day does technically count) getting gifts for all of our loved ones…but what about the die-hard, con-travelling, Reddit-trolling compatriots? The good news is that there is no shortage of ideas, as we’ll soon see. The bad… Read more »