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Chris Sims, senior writer of ComicsAlliance, co-writer of Down Set Fight and Subatomic Party Girls, and the Teen Tycoon of Rock

comicsalliance:

 The Greatest Comic Book Cover Blurbs Ever

By Chris Sims

 A few months ago, I received an email from a ComicsAlliance reader who was wondering why super-hero comics didn’t have cover blurbs anymore. I’ve been thinking it over ever since, and I’ve got to admit that I’m stumped. Somewhere in the past two decades, loading up a comic book cover with boxes full of hype fell out of fashion.

And that’s a shame, because they can be amazing. So much so, in fact, that we decided to take a look through the Grand Comics Database and offer up a salute to the grand and glorious (and increasingly lost) art of the cover blurb with our picks for The Greatest Cover Blurbs Ever!

Read more at ComicsAlliance.

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