Comic book fans celebrate stories and art on National Comic Book Day
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Comic book fans celebrate stories and art on National Comic Book Day

800×300 image ad National Comic Book Day on Sept. 25 allows comic book fans and writers alike to celebrate the characters and stories that have existed for decades. Celebrating the artistry, stories and timeless characters of comics, National Comic Book Day exists for fans and collectors to bond over a shared love for one of the most unique storytelling mediums. The term “comic book” originates from the first modern comic book printed in 1933, a compilation of humorous comic strips titled “Famous Funnies.” Now comic books are best known as the homes of beloved pop culture icons such as Superman, Batman, Iron Man and Spider-Man, and these characters have gained even more popularity from their portrayals on the big screen. It’s no question Marvel has been the top dog of the motion picture market. The Disney-owned company has grossed over $22.4 billion since 2007 from films alone. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is now recognized as the highest-grossing franchise of all time, and the DC Universe continues to live in its shadow. According to Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., Marvel dominates the comic book market as well. Marvel Comics possesses 46.15 percent of the retail market share, while DC Comics […]

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