I missed an issue of a comic series I’ve been collecting…and it felt great.
In recent years, I have had the luxury of popping around to several different comic shops during my time in Metro NY and now in the Finger Lakes. Thus, I don’t ask my favorite retailers to order specific series for me. That does make it that much harder for the retailer, and I know that’s a drag for them. But somehow, even with reserving copies, I don’t usually miss issues that I’d like to read.
Beyond my favorite comic shops, I’ve also been buying the DC 100-Page Comic Giant! comics (we used to know them as Super Spectaculars) from Wal*Mart. In an effort to reach new readers, DC has been producing these overstuffed comics as Wal*Mart exclusives. Each one has a short new story and then several recent reprints.
There’s also another benefit – these comics are great to gift to young readers. They are packed with content and I like to think that when you give one to a kid, they might spend some meaningful time reading (and away from their screens).
I really enjoyed their Detective Comics reprint comic, but I have made it a point to keep up with two series: Batman Giant and Superman Giant. Continue reading “With Further Ado #046: The Game’s Afoot – or The Thrill of the Hunt”