§ Must read: Many comics types weigh in on 2008’s events at The Comics Reporter.
§ MTV’s Splash Page rounds up some holiday-themed comics so we don’t have to.
§ This article from the Schenectady Daily Gazette examines how many media that are supposedly for kids are supported by adults …like comic books:
Earthworld’s owner, J.C. Glindmyer, said the market for comics and action figures has changed drastically since he purchased his store two decades ago. Today, most of his customers are between the ages of 17 and 55; teenagers and young adults comprise the majority of his market.
“We don’t see as many kids,” he said.
But he’s not overly concerned about this. The rise in adult readership, he said, has more than made up for the drop-off in kids.
“I’m not really worried about the younger reader,” Glindmyer said.
§ This piece on Corto Maltese is a bit rudimentary, but it did lead us to a Corto clip on YouTube!