And now, via The Beat, a rebuttal (of sorts) to the 12-year-old girl demographic’s view of the comic shop by the seven-year-old boy demographic. I’m sure you’ll be shocked at what you’ll find. For another perspective, All Ages Read has been doing this for a while.
I took daughters E and N, along with their friend G, to Chicago Comics – one of the best shops in Illinois IMHO. It’s not the “oh boy let’s go!” experience that it used to be, because the girls have been kind of disappointed in the offerings. They’re 12-years-old – almost 13 – and they need no prodding to read. On the contrary, we have to tell them to stop sometimes. They’re not yet interested in romance, so I think that’s why they’re not all Read More +