Today is Comic Book Day downtown Pleasanton Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on May 5, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Today is "Comic Book Day" across the country and Pleasanton's Heroes & Villains' comic book store will celebrate with a day of festivities that should keep its Main Street store a downtown destination for those who want to see Bay Area Ghostbusters and Birds of Prey.
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Posted by Leland, a resident of the Ruby Hill neighborhood, on May 5, 2012 at 5:09 pm
Should anyone desire to 'reconnect' with childhood and the role of comic books, I recommend enthusiastically Michael Chabon's 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay'. Chabon won a pulitzer prize for this lively and immensely entertaining novel which explores the role of comics in America's conception of self during the 1940s and 50s.