Golden Aged Heroes
Oct01

Golden Aged Heroes

By Bet­sy Town­er | AARP Bul­letin Happy 50th, Superheroes! 1963 was a ban­ner year for Amer­i­can cru­saders. “The Amaz­ing Spi­der-Man” com­ic book first hit news­stands in the spring, and the X-Men and the Avengers debuted that autumn. Here, we remem­ber clas­sic heroes who qual­i­fy for their very own AARP mem­ber­ships. Spider-Man Debut: Cre­at­ed a year ear­li­er, Marvel’s Amaz­ing Spi­der-Man earned his own com­ic book in 1963....

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Digital Comics: Adding Readers and Flexibility
Aug14

Digital Comics: Adding Readers and Flexibility

by Bruce Lidl | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly In an indus­try as old as comics, a few years may not seem like a very long time, but the dis­rup­tions in the dig­i­tal mar­ket­place between San Diego Com­ic Con 2013 from just a few years pri­or were seis­mic. Not long ago dig­i­tal comics were con­sid­ered a side sto­ry at best, and a like­ly net neg­a­tive rev­enue threat at worst. Yet, the con­tro­ver­sy at this year’s Com­ic Con about...

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