Many comic books are fantasies, filled with feats and adventures that ordinary people wish they could pull off. But some of those fantasies can also invoke sex and violence in ways that make folks feel icky. And if you're the one turning out those stories, what happens when you're burnt out doing the thing you used to…
These might be the most important words in comics: "Hey, have you read that?" The medium's lifeblood has always been the word-of-mouth that passes from one reader to another. The only query that might surpass the above is "So, what'd you think?"
Thing you probably don't know about me: I can't look at Peanuts without tears welling up in my eyes, especially the older stuff.
Wednesdays are new comics days at comics shops in North America. Every week, I recommend some of the new comics to get at the shop or on an iPad. This week is huge for Superman and general DC Comics fans, not so huge for fans of video game comics.