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Posts Tagged ‘Marvel Comics

Newsstands in the 70’s as art school

October 8, 2010

For me, the 60’s was an introduction to illustration and solidifying a foundation for drawing. I was at the perfect age to get swept up in the pop culture of the time. Bat-mania, Bond-mania, hot rods, surfers, creature features, the british invasion and California’s musical response to it. I was part of that baby-boomer bunch that assimilated all media (that was available at the time) and processed it by thinking that everyone should be able to contribute to it.

THE NAKED TRUTH ABOUT COMIC SHOPS…

March 14, 2008

Comic shops as a business are just not very…business-like. You will hear owners complain about customer loyalty, but then not really do anything to inspire such. For example: The shop I frequent is part of chain that covers ‘The Valley of the Sun’. Yet it’s headquarters/main super-store are located in Mesa, a suburb of Phoenix. […]