Comic books are part of pop culture. They are a type of magazine that shows a serialized story in the form of a hand-drawn comic strip. Comic books became very popular in the 1940s because they were cheap, portable and good entertainment, especially for children. Comics often narrate stories of good triumphing over evil, and reflect the values of the time. Captain America, a famous comic book hero, was created to reflect the USA’s war effort during WWII. Marvel Comics are probably the most famous comic book franchise of all time.
The purpose of comic books is to tell a story while depicting how the story unfolds through imagery. Comics are usually made of 24 pages and are released in single issues about once or twice a month. Together the issues of comics typically tell an ongoing story that spans through several issues.
Comic books are typically better than movies due to a variety of reasons that include cost and time, the personal vision of the author and artists, as well as their experimental and bold nature. Comics also deeply care about their viewers as well as create an engaging and active process.
Adults read comics because they are often fun to read and provide a nostalgic element. Comics also were initially created to be read by adult readers. Adults read comics because they often provoke deep thinking. Through the graphic nature of comics, they can also transcend language as well as cultural barriers.