Kids Reading Comic Books, 1946

Comics 1946

Comics 1946-2

Comics 1946

Comics 1946-2

Comics 1946-3

Comics 1946-4

My daughter and her friends will know the exhilaration of spending summer days sifting through stacks of books and comics. If I have to open my own store and lose money steadily over several years to make it happen, so be it.

Easton Avenue in Wellston, Missouri, once a thriving business district, is now an “urban ghost town.” More on the decline of Wellston here.

(All images via Comic Pix Jones)

4 Responses to “Kids Reading Comic Books, 1946”


  1. 1 leftylimbo September 18, 2013 at 5:11 am

    Dood. Did you read that caption? Miss Taylor has a turnover of 1,000 to 2,000 comics a week. A week. Holy crap man, I never knew comics were that much in demand at the time. It would be interesting to graph her turnover over the years. I wonder if and when sales started to plummet.


  1. 1 A&M Comics and Books, 1978 | 2 Warps to Neptune Trackback on July 3, 2014 at 3:51 pm
  2. 2 Queen City Book Store, 1977 – 1980 | 2 Warps to Neptune Trackback on February 12, 2016 at 4:10 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Pages

Archives

Categories

Donate Button

Join 1,043 other followers