So, yeah, I'm in my 20's and I still read comics. The invention of the Ipad has only made me purchase more over the past few years, but over the last year I've found myself at a disconnect with a lot of Marvel titles. I had a bit of a renaissance the past few years. It was fun to actually see an X-team that got me excited and I writer that I feel identified with what I enjoyed seeing. Sadly things change and the fella has moved on to greener pastures. The latest fella, Brian Michael Bendis, seems to be around for the foreseeable future. I haven't really bought the flagship titles as a result, but the latest crossover warranted me to spend some cash to see what all the fuss was about. To say that I was unimpressed was an understatement. It's more than just not liking a story or an arc. The entire movement of Marvel Now leaves me with a frightening few titles that I want to purchase.
So it made me think. Does most everyone go through this phase where they simply couldn't care less about the mainstream direction of a entire franchise only to jump back in a year or two later? Or am I the equivalent of a dinosaur that should invest his comic piggy bank into his 401k or a better life insurance policy?!