Comic Books and my 40 Year History of Reading Superheroes and Funny Pages

I have been reading comic books since as long as I can remember.  In those early years the comic books I read were varied.  Reading comic books as a kid it was more about what was available as opposed to reading certain comic books month after month.  Back then I didn’t much know what I … Read more

How I Learned to Stop Being a Collector and to Start Enjoying my Collection

I’m a collector, a visit to my toy room is all it takes to see that.  I’m a collector of toys, movies, books and comic books, games and video games.  As a collector though I often lose out on much of the enjoyment of the exact things I’m collecting.  As a child I played with … Read more

Discovering the Magic of Tabletop Games

Discover the Magic of Tabletop Games

My Introduction to Tabletop Games A few years ago a couple friends invited me over to play a tabletop game called Settlers of Catan.  At a time when most game invites meant Texas Hold ’em the idea of playing a board game was very different.  The game had a pretty easy instruction set, but was … Read more

The Magic of Enjoying Disney Movies Anywhere

Last week I sent out a tweet about how great a service Disney Movies Anywhere is.  As with most Disney products and services they have found a way to make your movies enjoyable and easy to watch just about anywhere you want to watch them.  Most importantly they have made it an almost magical experience to make that happen.

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Is There a Future for Digital Comics?

This past weekend I was catching up reading some Walking Dead comics and came across and ad for the digital comics app Comixology.  It was at that point I realized after a very exciting start I had all but abandoned digital comics.  I have always been a media hog who loved buying CD’s, DVD’s, video games and comic books. Since the introduction of iBooks by Apple I even now prefer books digitally as well.  However while I prefer all my books, music, movies and video games digitally, comic books never made that transition.

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