Thought Bubble: Comic Shop Panic – Part 2

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What makes a good comic shop? If a shop is bad, do you keep buying your comics there? These are questions that I had to ask myself. In part one of this story, you got to hear about how I stopped buying comics online and returned to a local shop after one of their locations went out of business. Now, let me tell you the other half... more →
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Thought Bubble: Comic Shop Panic – Part 1

Thought Bubble
Not me Once upon a time, I used to buy all my comics online.  When I first move to Raleigh, NC six years ago for grad school, the local comic shop was 10 minutes from my apartment and a 5 min walk from where most of my classes were on campus. There were a total of 3 comic shops in the greater Raleigh area and about 4 others in the... more →
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Thought Bubble: Kids, Comics, and the Angry Adults of the Internet

Thought Bubble
I remember being a kid and wanting to read comics.  I would see them in the spinning rack at the grocery store or the drug store and would always ask my mom if I could get a comic. The answer was usually, no, but eventually I broke her down and I got some comics. I wasn’t allowed to get a lot of comics at first, but it seemed... more →
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