All Ages Comics
Published on January 11, 2012 by Sara Foss

The A.V. Club has provided a decent primer on which comics are suitable for kids, such as "Tiny Titans" and "Takio."

At one time, of course, most comics were suitable for kids. But comics have evolved, and today many of them are written for a much older and more jaded demographic.

A few years ago I wrote an article about this trend, and I looked at how the primary buyers of comics and video games are teens and adults. There's even a term for this type of buyer - the kidult. Creating comics for adults has fueled a creative renaissance within the comics industry, but the A.V. Club suggests that sometimes we should indulge in more innocent pleasures.


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Eric | January 14, 2012 21:49

I read that article, too. It's true that if you walk into a comic shop these days, you'll really find very little kid-friendly material. After reading that article, however, I'm looking into Owly for my son (and me).

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