To me this is a very different thing. comic readers actually read comics!!! comic collectors just have them for investment or art. collecting started in the late sixties but didn't catch on until the 80's which led to the crash of the comic industry.
i myself am a comic reader AND collector.
i read all my comics especially my grails. i love the stories in the GA/ early SA comics. you can see the characters evolve over the years. like batman, wouldn't hesitate to shoot a gun to kill in the early detective comics but then robin came along..... or superman in early actions couldn't fly, he leaped.- read more
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