After being part of the Round Table since 2012, I am still unclear on whether comic books, especially periodicals,  can be easily found in other countries without seeking out specialty shops. Since many countries are represented on this board, let's try to clarify this for me and others. It would also be good to hear from some of the 600 members who never seem to post comments.

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I know for a fact that they are sold in train station newsstands in Germany. I found lots of German-language comics, both DC and Marvel, when I've been over there.

Did you form an opinion on the relative cost of the comics vs other magazines, cups of coffee, etc?

Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man said:

I know for a fact that they are sold in train station newsstands in Germany. I found lots of German-language comics, both DC and Marvel, when I've been over there.

They were comparably priced with what they cost in the U.S.

Richard Willis said:

Did you form an opinion on the relative cost of the comics vs other magazines, cups of coffee, etc?

Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man said:

I know for a fact that they are sold in train station newsstands in Germany. I found lots of German-language comics, both DC and Marvel, when I've been over there.

...What size/format did they tend towards?

Canada is like the US. Aside the LCS, and we still have those kicking around, our monopoly bookstore chain Indigo carries graphic novels, and supermarkets have Archies. There are more venues that have comic book conventions. Toys R Us is still a thing in Canada, and they used to carry them, but I doubt they do now. 

England/Great Britain is a 'not really' - anthology reprints are available in some stores where newspapers and periodical magazines are sold but original bona-fide comics are only seen in speciality comic shops.

Okay, this is more along the lines of what I've seen in Berlin. Usually the comics have two or three issues worth in them. They're not horribly old, but probably about three to four months.

Richard Mantle said:

England/Great Britain is a 'not really' - anthology reprints are available in some stores where newspapers and periodical magazines are sold but original bona-fide comics are only seen in speciality comic shops.

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