Just had a kid come into the comic shop today (CR in Berkeley. I say kid but heâ€™s probably my age.). Heâ€™s buying 50c books from the 90s and a recent Bulletproof Coffin issue. Heâ€™s bought good minicomics from me before without any recommendations on my behalfâ€¦ Iâ€™m curious so I ask him what he thinks of Bulletproof Coffin. Says heâ€™s seen comics do it before but this has something nice and sleazy about it. I say, not a lot of other stuff filling this â€˜nicheâ€™ these days (whatever that means). Then he mentions King City. I ask him if he reads Comics Comics and he says yes. Damn, that got a smile out of me. Something there about [Frank Santoro] being a tastemakerâ€¦ or were the kids already reading these books? Probably, a lot. Some, maybe not.