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Ep. 32, Page 107
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Comic 2571 - Ep. 32, Page 107

16th Jan 2018, 7:46 PM in Episode 32 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
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Author Notes:

smbhax 16th Jan 2018, 7:46 PM edit delete
I've been reading old Superman comics lately, and stumbled across a reference to an artist named Paul Cassidy, who ghost-drew for Superman co-creator Joe Shuster in many of the early comics. Turns out Cassidy is also the author of the first graduate-level American research paper on comic books, and his 1942 thesis paper cites a Gallup poll (or anyway, a poll by Dr. George Gallup : D) that examined how many people read the news and/or the "funnies" in the newspaper: 68% of men read the comics, and 47% read the news, while 71% of women read the comics, and 36% read the news.

... Which makes me wonder if writing a blog attached to a comic is a bit of a waste of time. ; ) Ah well, keeps me out of trouble. : P


cattservant 17th Jan 2018, 3:00 AM edit delete reply
smbhax 17th Jan 2018, 8:36 PM edit delete reply
Straight up!