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Okay. So, to have a job in comics, you have to be a little bit of a geek, right?
I know I am, unabashedly so-- and I'm getting to be more of one as I get older. Funny story: about a year ago, I went to a talk on one of my favorite comic books, to listen to some world-renowned experts talk about the history of the comic, and at one point in the talk, a fan asked a question. The experts on the panel chatted amongst themselves for a minute, then looked out into the audience and said, "Tea, could you answer that?"
I'd mean it as more of a brag, but gosh, I have a lot of brainspace dedicated to comic trivia. (Probably only about a quarter of what the Archivist does, though!)Keep Reading