The 13 Worst Things About Collecting Comics
Collecting comics is one of life's few great pleasures. However, most everything involved in the collection process is a total pain.
Despite the long history of comics, no one has yet to invent a better storage method than longboxes
If you are unlucky, your comic book shop looks like a dungeon
And the owner of that dungeon is a rude, supercilious jerk
It is often difficult to explain your collection to your friends
You forget to cancel a title long after it has jumped the shark
The companies are always trying to gouge you with fancy new covers or holograms
Or killing off beloved heroes as a sales driving device rather than using it to further a story
Or pushing characters down your throat that no one cares about
And if you stop collecting for even a second, you will be completely lost as your favorite character is no longer recognizable
But despite the constant embarrassment...
There are still some books produced each year...
Which let you proudly stand up and state that you are a huge comic book fan
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