dekline of comics in the US
Ola Martinsson (AS/EAB)
ola.martinsson at ericsson.com
Wed Apr 11 12:42:35 CEST 2007
I then wonder why the same thing didn't happen in Europe ?
In a number of European countries the Disney comics are by far the best
We also had TV and prices constantly was raised here as well.
Ola in sunny Stockholm were the frogs now are making new frogs
in the swamps and lakes
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> Concerning the History of Comic Books: check this site:
> He is heavy on superhero stuff, but you might find some insight.
> The main person involved in the decline of comic books and of
> reading in general is Mr. T.V. There are many other reasons,
> and you want to be careful of reductionism. There is no one
> cause involved, but rather many factors intertwining.
> Ultimately, if you have great or even good stories, you will
> find at least a "remnant" of readers (to use Albert Jay
> Nock's term for the underground who keeps a civilization
> going during times of barbarism) to support them. This has
> been the case in the last 20 years with Don Rosa and William
> Van Horn: sales were not the way they were 50 years ago, but
> there were at least some people willing to support the stories.
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