Saturday, January 12, 2008

Washington State Comics

Jeff Jensen's life long love of comics | X-Men | Pop Culture Commentary | News + Notes | Entertainment Weekly

Last week's Entertainment Weekly published this essay from journalist (and occasional comics writer) Jeff Jensen about the effects comics collecting has had on his life -- including leading him into crimes, of varying degrees of seriousness.  Jensen is younger than I am, but because he grew up in Seattle, his story and mine have some connections -- not the least of which Golden Age Collectibles, the Pikes Place Market comics store which I always begged my parents to take me to whenever we visited Seattle (and which remains there -- selling slightly overpriced collectibles, as befits a tourist trap).

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