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The History of Comics

The History of Comics

The entertaining world of superheroes is captured in comics. Comics still have a huge entertainment value because of this superhero factor. Many people reminisce about their favorite childhood hero and find they can still enjoy the antics through comics for years to come. In fact, many of yesterday’s heroes are skill around in today’s market. Yes, comic book legends are making a comeback, much to the delight of diehard fans, on the big screen and in new comic formats such as video games.

But where did it all start and where do comics stand today. We’ve got it all for you.

books-1678014_960_720The History of Comics

Comic books debuted in the 1930’s. As expected, the graphic formats of these books appealed to young and old alike. Superheroes Superman, Spiderman, Batman and several others appeared during this golden age of comics and gained popularity with the good versus evil theme. The superhero would battle the evil forces to victory and save the city over and over again. With comic books, readers were able to see in color the efforts of their superhero. Today, the effects of the comic book are still strong, as seen in many a blockbuster movie.

The Continuing Popularity of Comics

Why are comics so popular? Considering the appeal of the golden age of comics that symbolized the dreams and aspiration of commoners, the fantasy of superhero status gave people hope. Plus, the sheer entertainment value draw people in and keep them coming back for more. If you think comics have lost its zeal, think again. Comic conventions are held around the world with strong attendance. And for a little while, fans can live out a superhero fantasy.

Buying and Collecting Comics

Because of the popularity of comic, many people are buying and trading for their favorite comic book. Before you jump in the buying game, make sure you research the price of your comics so you don’t pay too much. Much of your research can be done on the Internet. Just be sure to use reliable sources. Also, if you are not much of an expert, it’s best to consult one if you are thinking about buying a collector’s edition.

comics-1239698_960_720Determining the Value of Your Favoring Comic Book

If you are a comic collector, then you know that the value of your books depends on several factors, including age, quality and preservation. Book values vary according to condition, so it is important to maintain the quality with proper storage. Page damage and discoloration brings down the value. Other factors for value consideration include the cover quality and popularity of the comic book character. If the comic superhero never gained popularity, your book will probably not be worth much at all. But holding on for sentimental value is quite okay.

Comics make for great entertainment, whether you want to read them or collect them. With the delivery of block buster movies based on comic superheroes, plus the addition of video games, comics are here to stay.

Entertainment for Young Adults

Entertainment for Young Adults

If you’re like most people in their early twenties, checking out the bar scene locally and crawling pubs in nearby cities can be a lot of fun—at least for a while. What do you do when it gets old? Sure, it’s fun to unwind from a hard week at work with a few beers or happy hour cocktails. Maybe you look forward to showing off your moves on the dance floor. If you’re looking to meet people, bars are full of them.

When it starts to become so routine that you don’t even have to discuss where to meet up on Friday night, it might be time to set a change of pace and do something different. But what?

Entertainment for Young Adults

kids-56952_960_720If you still want to go out, there are lots of fun things to do where you can meet people and have fun. Sporting events like baseball games, football games, and tennis matches are great ways to enjoy sport and sunshine with friends. When the weather isn’t so great check out a hockey game or basketball game. Maybe you’ll have a drink while you are there, but maybe you won’t have as many as you would at the bar.

Think beyond just watching sporting events. Take the initiative to start a volleyball team or form a bowling league.

How about renting a boat for the day? You can gather all of the gear for a fishing trip, or rent a jet boat for an afternoon in the surf and sun. Pontoon boats are a fun way for a crowd to cruise the lakes or rivers, with plenty of space for everyone. If you’re looking for a bit more adventure, how about arranging a whitewater rafting trip? If you’re going a distance from home, you might add a few days of camping, hiking, biking, or swimming.
Work off some stress and calories by joining a gym together. Take the same fitness class, bootcamp, or have some fun in a spin class. After a hard workout, grab a picnic lunch and head out to the beach.

When you don’t feel like doing anything active, how about a group dinner night with a showing of movies or games afterwards? Have you thought about doing a theme party like the 60’s, 70’s, or 80’s? How about a Game of Thrones themed party?

You can always plan a group vacation for a cruise or an exotic resort. Take in the local culture, spend an afternoon shopping, and taste some of the native cuisine. Make the most of your trip. Be adventurous and try some windsurfing, parasailing, tubing, go-carting or ziplining.

The possibilities of things that you can enjoy together with your friends are endless. It really just takes some group brainstorming and a few ideas to get started. The goal of this blog is to get you started thinking out of the box.

drinks-1746272_960_720Doing fun activities together is a great way to deepen your friendships and expand your group of friends as the group grows. Scroll through the ideas on this site, read about all the super activities that others are doing, and get started planning some new group activities. Don’t forget to take some great photos of all the fun and be sure to share them with us. We don’t want to miss it!

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