What literary writers do you want to see team up with comic book artists? We’ve got pairings for Michael Chabon, Mary Roach, Nick Harkaway, and more.
It’s all Marvel Comics all the time in this week’s edition of Buy, Borrow, Bypass. Find out what to read & what to skip.
Bergen Street is pretty much the greatest local comic shop ever. Think of your favorite indie bookstore. Now fill it with comics and graphic novels. That’s Bergen Street. There are no statues or Magic cards or collectibles. No back issue bins, and the exposed-brick walls are decorated with original comic book art usually from the most recent event hosted by the shop.
Find out what to read and what to skip in Buy, Borrow, Bypass [Comic Book Edition]
While they are by no means the only shops in town, the majority of comics in the market are published by Marvel Entertainment and DC Comics. The companies’ characters are some of the oldest and most widely recognized in the world. But each publisher has their own style — here’s a handy breakdown of the differences.