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Gallaga: Print comic books sticking around despite digital revolution

By Omar L. Gallaga - American-Statesman Staff



The bug was quick and efficient. It didn’t take long to infect me in a big way.

Back in May, I took my daughters to a bookstore for Free Comic Book Day. We picked up a handful of comic books gratis, from superhero fare to “The Walking Dead,” “Ugly Doll Comics” and an “Archie” digest. We also bought some comics. My oldest daughter scored some issues of “My Little Pony” (which is also very popular among grown men, but that’s a story for another column) and I picked up “Hawkeye,” a comic friends of mine online had raved about.

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