Since the rise of comic books in the early 20th century, the holidays have proven to be an eye-catching gimmick that make for hot sellers. And over the years, those beloved Christmas specials have only gotten weirder. Journey into the wondrous candy cane world of Christmas as depicted in the medium that has no limits: comic books! See the rise of Santa throughout the 1950s, his slightly uncomfortable history with superheroes, and his shocking fall beginning in the 1980s. Thrill to martians, robots, murder, and the most shocking sucker punch in history… you know, the true spirit of Christmas!
Lifelong comics fan Brandon Zuern has been a manager at the legendary Austin Books & Comics for almost 15 years, and has overseen the addition of more entertainment stores to create the Center of Austin Fandom. He has comic recommendations for every personality type, but thinks you should definitely read the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl.
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