Comics have always been a portal for escapism and fantasy but have also labored to reflect a contemporary climate, a process that shows no signs of slowing whether it involves super villains, breast cancer or other complicated realities of modern life.
A collection of comic books purchased for dimes in the late 1930s and early 1940s has sold for a whopping $3.5 million through a Dallas auction.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Wait, it’s just thousands of Dallas Comic Con attendees who busted out their capes and masks and briefly became their famed comic book heroes Sunday.
There’s a MADD Cowboy on the loose at Riverdale High, but that’s no reason to panic.