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Comics Isn’t a Dirty Word

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“Oh, I don’t read comic books.”

I hear this painfully often working at a bookstore. While comics aren’t a genre like science fiction, fantasy, mystery or romance, they are often ghettoized in the same way as “genre fiction” in the minds of readers. Especially as a fan of the medium (and a fan of genre work, for that matter), it hurts to hear this opinion thrown around.

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