ENG 112 Bibliography - Bushre1 Zane Bushre English 112 Stephanie Wilhelm 12 April 2018 When you are a socially awkward and reclusive child like I was

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Bushre1 Zane Bushre English 112 Stephanie Wilhelm 12 April 2018 When you are a socially awkward and reclusive child, like I was, you gravitate to a more niche and unpopular forms of entertainment. Trading cards, video games, and Dungeons and Dragons, all were part of your entertainment repertoire. But of all the niche forms of entertainment, none have stood the test of time more than the classic comic book. Colorful pages, crazy characters in spandex, and non-stop action packed stories that your average elementary school novels just weren’t providing. Comic books were an introduction to a whole new world of creative possibilities, a world that myself and many others took advantage of. As you mature, the love for comic books and graphic novels grows even more. It allows you to find more people who shared the same love for cheesy and over-the-top stories, and each of those people had a different story that they wanted to share with me and many others. Some enjoyed the simple superhero stories of the daily lives of caped crusaders, others enjoyed complex noir stories that had grungy, sketchy art that kept the reader guessing, or there were even the kids who hunted the local libraries for the action packed comics from Japan called manga that you had to read backwards for some reason. No matter what you enjoyed, you built a bond with the comics you read and more importantly the people you shared them with. These colorful books full of explosions and action held a special place in your heart. Fast forward a few years when you are a young adult approaching the end of high school. The world of entertainment is much different than the one you knew as a child. Tastes have changed and what was once niche is now part of the mainstream americana. The comic books
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Bushre2 you once kept to yourself are now being made into feature films. Now anyone can experience the stories and worlds you once were picked on for loving so dearly. Excitement builds as you now have an opportunity to relive the magical feeling you felt in your adolescence.
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