Comix Experience of San Francisco Gets to #MaskUp

The San Francisco comic book chain Comix Experience has been commissioning cartoons by Emma Munger to put in their still-closed store windows and on social media, a new one every day. Here are the first four.

We also get a look at how they appear in the store window.

Comix Experience of San Francisco Gets to #MaskUp.
Comix Experience of San Francisco Gets to #MaskUp. Photo from store.

Extolling the benefits of wearing facemasks during this current crisis, though there is some debate as to the effectiveness of masks against spreading the coronavirus, even that it might exacerbate the situation. But it looks like it is becoming more and more a thing, everywhere. Comix Experience is taking the look and reminding us all where we have most commonly seen masks in recent

While some stores on the other side of the country are beginning to open, in San Francisco, the stores are staying firmly closed. Not every store has a neighbouring pizza parlour willing to play ball. But we are going to see more and more comic book stores moving to operating to a greater degree, whether web only, curbside, or even opening their doors. This will differ territory to territory, and there's quite a lot of concern regarding the safety of employees and the way in which this indicates how the virus may be spreading across the country. Certainly British stores are very much still shutdown, even as Diamond UK is looking to get comic books out again.

Comix Experience of San Francisco Gets to #MaskUp.
Comix Experience of San Francisco Gets to #MaskUp. Photo from store.

 

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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