“Poems For Profit” : Josh Frankel Disperses The Verse

Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

Sometimes, all it takes to appreciate the ludicrousness of something is to nudge that something in a different direction, to shift it ever so slightly so that what should, by rights, be blatantly obvious absolutely is. 45 degrees here or there can sometimes be all it takes to restore focus to something that somehow loses it when it’s front and center.

Case in point : the collector mentality, especially the comic book collector mentality. The kind of “thinking” that compels people to drop ridiculous sums of money for cheaply-made periodicals that are essentially disposable by design, and then to not even engage with them on the level people who paid a quarter (or less) for them did, which is to say — the collector doesn’t read that “holy grail” comic he (and yes, it’s almost always “he”) just dropped a huge chunk of his life savings and/or year’s…

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One response to ““Poems For Profit” : Josh Frankel Disperses The Verse

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 5/31/21 — 6/6/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

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