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JP Comics & GamesDavid Levy
So your mayorship is basically up for grabs?I took a new job this year, so I have less disposable
income than I used to. About two months ago, I stopped buying comics.
It's not too late to go mad with power. You could show up on game
night and change all the rules . . .Uh, have you seen the crowd for Magic night? They could totally take me.
Wouldn't they fear your mayoral wrath?Perhaps, but the comics people and the games people are
two very distinct sects. I don't think I'd get any respect from the games
people. One of the owners called me on Wednesday and said, "We haven't seen you
in two months. What's going on?" We broke up over the phone.
Wow. You broke up with a comic store?This isn't even the first comic-book store I broke up
with. When I worked in Newton,
I went to the Newbury Comics there. When JP Comics opened, I was like, "I want
to support an independent store in my neighborhood!" So I broke up with Newbury
Comics. That was an in-person, heartfelt conversation. Like, "It's not you,
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