Comics that is, not women.
Okay, sometimes women.
Today I was stopping by Dreamwell Comics to say howdy to proprietors Tim and Don and maybe pick up a few items that our customers were looking for. To my delight, I pulled up to find them having their annual sidewalk sale. Thirty long boxes full of comics priced at ten cents a piece! Not only that, they were selling all their trades and collections for half off. The only bad thing was having to deal with the sun beating down on me while I frantically scoured the boxes looking for gems to add to my collection. I finally gave up about seventy-five percent of the way through back stock graveyard (the sting of sweat in my eyes was taking it’s toll) and ended up walking away with a hundred choice items including a ton American Flagg, Shadow and Whisper. I also picked up the first six issues of Echo by Terry Moore and a hardbound edition of Sloth by Gilbert Hernandez. There were various other finds, a copy of Nexus here, some New Universal there, but the big prize of the day was finding Void Indigo number one. Here’s a link to the wikipedia page for it. I had obtained a copy of the graphic novel years and years ago at a used record store that used to be on Sahara and Maryland Parkway that also carried old comics. It then sat on a shelf with dozens of other books I grabbed at the place, unread, until a few years back. I was lucky enough to come across a copy of issue two while I was pricing back issues for the store last month. I thought this was the greatest thing ever as I hadn’t dreamed of ever coming across these books. So imagine my surprise as I was digging through those last few boxes today, long after I had started telling myself it was time to go, and came across issue one… If you’re interested, you can see how the series would have wound up by going here. I’ve had this summary for a long time now and was going to just post it up, but the good folks at wikipedia provided me with a handy link.