24 Struggles Only A Comic Geek Will Understand

It’s hard out there for a geek.

1. Having the age old argument of which superhero would win in a fight and knowing that you’re right and everyone else is wrong.

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2. Having other geeks feel the need to tell you that your unpopular favorite character is lame.

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3. Having other geeks feel the need to tell you that your popular favorite character is lame.

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4. Having to deal with sexism in comic books.

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5. Speaking of sexism: costumes like this.

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6. The years you have to wait to see your favorite character make it to the big screen.

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7. The excruciating disappointment of seeing your favorite character in a terrible big screen adaptation.

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8. “You like comics? Do you watch The Big Bang Theory?”

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9. When your favorite character gets a less-than favorable makeover.

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10. When your favorite character can’t interact with his teammates in any movies because they’re all owned by different companies.

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11. Having to wait MONTHS for a new issue because your books are between arcs.

It's been so long since I read a new issue of Hawkeye that two major world powers went to war.

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12. Dealing with words that aren’t words.

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13. Having a nerd-gasm over moments like this in a theater full of non-super soldiers:

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14. Not being able to cosplay as your favorite character without ::cue eyeroll::: COMMENTARY.

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15. When your comic book shop messes up your pull-list…

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16. …and they’re soldout of the issue you wanted.

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17. When your favorite character is denied a happy ending.

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18. Waiting hours in line to do ANYTHING at Comic Con.

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19. When other nerds become racist about about a non-white person being cast as one of their favorite characters.

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20. When your favorite character has died and come back more times than you can count.

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21. When an action figure of your favorite character comes out but you can’t find it anywhere.

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22. Resisting the urge to buy 6878 copies of the same issue because of all the stellar variant covers.




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23. When a fellow nerd tries to tell you that you’re not a “real nerd.”

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24. THIS:

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