Ever since Diamond announced their Diamond Digital initiative, allowing comics shops to sell digital comics to customers, I’ve been wondering about the future of comics retailing, specifically, How well do comics shops market their stores online?
Before “meta” was physical, before Modernism became Posted, before Art Popped, cartoonists drew stories about cartoonists and cartooning! Some of it was autobiographical (or possibly semi-auto… I doubt Milt Gross almost became Batman!), some of it was pure fantasy. (The pygmalian dream of a drawing come to life is represented twice in this volume, and […]