October 27, 2018

The 1990’s Comics Crash

In the 1990s, the comics industry experienced a crash the likes of which has rarely been seen in other industries. The market imploded, sales plummeted, people lost their jobs, and the industry as a whole became a cautionary tale. Fortunately, th...

October 27, 2018

As humans, we’ve always looked toward the fantastic for our stories. Early on, it was monsters and the heroes who played them. Later, we invented superheroes to tell our stories. However, as technology progressed we made the push toward the stars and the world’s  story...

September 21, 2018

Today, comic shops are the at the de facto place to buy comic books. They represent the only brick-and-mortar locations that people can browse and buy books from both mainstream and smaller publishers. Because of the niche market, the modern comic shop is often the onl...

June 8, 2018

Superheroes Were Not Always on Top.

There was a time before superheroes ruled comic book stands. The type of stories publishers put out was much more diverse. In fact, in their heyday Monster Magazines were among the most popular stories on the shelves and inspired enti...

June 6, 2018

In the 1930s and 1940s, the world of comics was essentially the Wild West. Publishers could print whatever they wanted and, at the time, America was obsessed with the creepy, macabre, and grotesque. Publishers and artists had no problem catering to these dark interests...

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