Many decades ago, I would wander far and wide to get my comics.
Sometimes it was a magazine rack at a small town grocery store.
Othertimes, a spinner rack at a newsstand or bookstore.
Later, an actual comics shop. (Yes, uphill both ways, but with a convenience store halfway with a soda fountain!)
This weekend, I flashbacked to summers long ago, as I wandered around Manhattan. (Heat + aroma of newsprint + no agenda/responsibilities = childhood nostalgia) [Read more…]
I’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010.
I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994.
I’m a bookseller, a librarian, an amateur scholar, a cool uncle, and a comics evangelist.
Ask me anything!