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Comics: A worthy retreat

August 22, 2008
By Bob Whited

Looking back at my childhood, and the many pluses of adolescence, the comic book had to be right up there as a top priority and friend. I remember being banished to my room for doing something my parents thought of as being bad, and there before me was a huge stack of comic books that my brother and I collected, traded and read constantly. The punishment of being banned to my room turned out as an enjoyable retreat as I thumbed through and read and ogled the pictures of my favorite heroes - western or super - along with cartoon characters and maybe scary tales of the crypt or even Archie. What a prison term!



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