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A Sea of Mystery, Comically Speaking

I didn’t read comic books as a kid – I authored them. Okay, Okay… that may sound a little pretentious. Allow me to dismount from my pompous chair now – such a remark deserves an explanation. More seriously, comic books … Continue reading

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Y: Not Read More?

I have always felt that the term “comic” had a mildly dated connotation, nostalgically recalling newspaper funnies and aging collections. What some call “grown-up” comics I have most often heard referred to as graphic novels, and I was fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Comics…. A misunderstood medium

I believe comics have been given a bad rap. Many people consider them “nerdy” or “dorky,” but I believe this is a great overgeneralization. There are the adventure comic books, the action, the serious, and the sci-fi. I have never … Continue reading

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Y: Read Comic Books?

Ah, comic books… The mere mention of the medium evokes images of muscly superheroes, scantily-clad women (who are either impossibly badass or frustratingly helpless…), and action-filled pages with onomatopoeias leaping out.  I’ll admit that I’ve adopted a somewhat negative view towards … Continue reading

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Is This Real Life?

In general, my experience with comics is pretty nonexistent. While growing up, I was never a fan of cartoons, so I think that spread to my opinions of comics. Not only did I not surround myself by the comic world, … Continue reading

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Putting Comics on My Radar

When I reflect back on my childhood, it is clear that comics were never my thing. What’s not clear, however, is why they weren’t my thing. The only explanation I can gather is that they were my sister’s thing, thus … Continue reading

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Comics Can Be Interesting?

I admit, the only comics I have read are the ones in the comics section of the newspaper.  I have never been much in to comics but I’m sure if there was a good one I would be able to … Continue reading

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