Community Connection

Comic Books Cultivate Uncommon Community

by Naomi Krueger

In the back of Source Comics & Games, a St Paul neighborhood comic book store, 60 or 70 people sit around game tables. Bursts of laughter and general chatter confirm the good time. It’s a snapshot of the greater comic book community: primarily male and passionate about comics and the character worlds within. They gather like family, role play favorite characters, and use comics to spur reading comprehension, imagination, and creativity. […]