#1 Posted by Bezza (4689 posts) - - Show Bio

...I will turn 45 in two months time and consider myself one of more senior members of Comic Vine. I also find I'm usually 20 years older than most of the people who visit my comic book shop when I'm there. However I am sure there are others who are over 40, perhaps over 50, dare I say it maybe even 60+ bloggers. So, out of interest if you are over 40 and still read comic books, shout!! I wanna know how many greying, balding, ageing, middle age spreading comic book geeks there are in our community! (btw, I am only slightly balding & greying with no middle age spread!)

#2 Edited by Battle_Forum_Junkie (10106 posts) - - Show Bio

@bezza: I'm sorry for derailing your thread like this, but I had no idea you owned a comic shop! Where's it located?

Online
#3 Posted by laflux (20345 posts) - - Show Bio

Lunno

#4 Posted by CaptainHoopla (1415 posts) - - Show Bio

@bezza: I'll be 44 in February. Married with a 6 year old son. I'm still trying my damndest to remain a kid at heart.

#5 Posted by bigtewell (857 posts) - - Show Bio

people over 40 can use a computer????????????????????????????????????? jk i hope when im 40 im still a big comic nerd

#6 Posted by Jeepeh (5024 posts) - - Show Bio

people over 40 can use a computer????????????????????????????????????? jk i hope when im 40 im still a big comic nerd fan

*ahem* >.>

#7 Edited by batkevin74 (12273 posts) - - Show Bio

@bezza: not quite 40 but getting there!

#8 Edited by wundagoreborn (397 posts) - - Show Bio

Soon to be 46. Recently posted this blog about one advantage of being a comics geezer. Let me know if you can relate.

#9 Posted by cosmicallyaware1 (5720 posts) - - Show Bio

Well....I'm 36. Lol about the age gap w/ younger users.....I get shocked often when I find out the ages of some of my fellow debaters on the battles forum.

#10 Posted by Jake Fury (21263 posts) - - Show Bio

38 here, nice to know I'm among aging fellow comic fans. :and not alone in being "older" around these parts.

#11 Posted by DragonEscarlata (393 posts) - - Show Bio

Just turned 40 a couple of weeks ago and bought my most recent JLA issue the last week ;-)

#12 Posted by Hanson724 (583 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll be 40 next July :-)

#13 Posted by Manchine (4284 posts) - - Show Bio

Lets see I was born the same day and year stan lee was born.......

If you added 48 more years to my birthday. =)

#14 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (9766 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm under 20 years old.

#15 Posted by wundagoreborn (397 posts) - - Show Bio
#16 Posted by Liberty (9576 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm seven months over 40.

#17 Edited by Hel (492 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm 37

#18 Posted by Hanson724 (583 posts) - - Show Bio

@wundagoreborn: Right on! Looking forward to it and I'm just glad to have made it this far.

#19 Posted by laidblack (1307 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm 17, that's close enough...right.

#20 Posted by Black Lantern Mar-vell (2117 posts) - - Show Bio

I turn 41 in January

#21 Posted by cameron83 (7774 posts) - - Show Bio
#22 Edited by Jokergeist (4715 posts) - - Show Bio

*sniff *sniff*

BLEHG. *gag* This thread......it smells like old leather shoes and musty hairspray. WHO'S USING THAT DAMN HAIRSPRAY!?!??!??

#23 Posted by TheTrueBarryAllen (8331 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm 19 but my Dad's 40 and he plays Battlefield 4 with me on PSN, so he's pretty rad.

Kudos to all you older folk who deal with us youngin's on a regular basis and imparting words of wise wisdom on us :P

#24 Posted by muhabba (303 posts) - - Show Bio

Not quiet to 40, I'm 37 & have been reading comics since the mid 1980's.

#25 Posted by JetiiMitra (9236 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm level 40 on League of Legends.

#26 Posted by AllStarSuperman (26554 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm under 20 years old.

I'm 17, that's close enough...right.

These^

@mitran said:

I'm level 40 on League of Legends.

GEEK! Lord of Ages is were its at

#27 Posted by JetiiMitra (9236 posts) - - Show Bio
#28 Posted by AllStarSuperman (26554 posts) - - Show Bio

@mitran said:

@allstarsuperman: Lol, don't even know what that is... YOU'RE the geek!

its a game I played years ago

#29 Edited by Manwhohaseverything (2344 posts) - - Show Bio

I just turned 50. For me... real life began at 40. being a kid at heart rocks. It has a downside, but has a much, much bigger upside. Keep reading comics folks..."nuff said!"

#30 Posted by PowerHerc (86097 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, I'm over 40 years old - 44 to be precise.

#31 Posted by jloneblackheart (5863 posts) - - Show Bio

Sorry, only 33.

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#32 Posted by Jphu8414 (4041 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow that's very cool, always good to hear of people that have been reading Comic Books for a long time (some longer than I've been alive lol)

I'm 18

#33 Posted by green_skaar (5926 posts) - - Show Bio

Closer than most, 35, but not quite there!

#34 Edited by SheenLantern (7259 posts) - - Show Bio

Is 15 old enough?

#35 Posted by Hel (492 posts) - - Show Bio

Im old enough to be someones mother at this forum.. Great! ;)

#36 Posted by Z3RO180 (7644 posts) - - Show Bio

@bigtewell: I'm 23 and don't know how to work a damed computer

#37 Posted by 4macguyver (4 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm burning yet another invitation to join AARP as I post this (in the wood stove, next to my laptop)

#38 Posted by kyrees (7902 posts) - - Show Bio

2 years shy to be a 40 year old.