Comics Without Superheroes and the Women Who Love Them

Tom Spurgeon’s essay Breaking a 26-Year Weekly Comics Buying Habit  tells the story of a devoted comic book reader who became disillusioned with mainstream comics and walked away. It comes down to three major points: Mainstream comics are a duopoly (Marvel, DC) distributed by a monopoly (Diamond) The duopoly produces superhero stories almost exclusively Superhero […]