Some months ago I purchased the Audible.com deal of the day for only $5. As a Trekkie, and huge fan of Leonard Nimoy, I took quick action when I saw that it was his memoir, “I Am Spock”. For the longest time it sat in my listening queue and I had every intention of listening to it. But as life got in the way, it just sat there. Unheard. Then when I heard the horrible news of his passing I remembered I had it and decided to listen to it partly to honor Nimoy, but also to help fill the Spock shaped hole in my heart.
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5 Reasons You Should Get Into Comics
Do you enjoy the comic book culture but hesitate to delve completely into the world of comics?
With the release of the Marvel Star Wars #1 it’s a great time to jump right in. If you’re still on the fence, consider these 5 reasons comics should be a staple for any geek.
(1) They’re Fun
Comics are a lot of fun. They’re fun to buy, fun to collect, and fun to read. Life can be hard and comics are a great escape into a world of whimsy and adventure.
(2) Fantastic Art
Comics feature some of today’s best artists. As you collect more comics you’ll learn to recognize each artist’s particular style and come to appreciate the vast array of artistic talent out there.
(3) New Stories
The Marvel Star Wars stories are canon, so enjoy these new adventures with confidence that they actually happened in the Star Wars universe. But whether the series you’re reading is canon or not, you’re getting new stories with your favorite characters. Pretty cool.
(4) They’re Cheap
Most basic comics run for about $4-$5. That’s cheaper than going to a movie and you’ll have something tangible to go back to in the future. It’s also cheaper than a lot of other things geeks like to collect, such as action figures, games and books etc.
(5) Peer Pressure
All the cool kids are doing it. Don’t be left behind. Go out and get Marvel Star Wars #1 and while you’re at it, issue #2 comes out tomorrow, so grab them both!