Are there any documentaries about comic book fans?
November 2, 2011 9:47 AM   Subscribe

Are there any documentaries about comic book fans as opposed to comic book creators?

I know about Morgan Spurlock's upcoming Comic Con documentary but I am wondering if there are any documentaries about comic book fan culture that have a broader focus. Basically I'm looking for something like "Trekkies" but about comic book fans, either in North America or around the world. (Ron Mann's "Comic Book Confidential" doesn't fit the bill, as it is mostly about comic book creators.) Thanks for your help!
posted by Fuzzy Monster to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I've heard the mockumentary Comic Book the Movie depicts comic book fans quite well and has some actual fan interviews on the show floor. If you're up for some reading, I highly suggest Comic Book Culture for an in depth look at the folks who support the medium.
posted by mrsshotglass at 10:06 AM on November 2, 2011

Otaku no Video is partially fiction, partially documentary.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 11:42 AM on November 2, 2011

There is going to be a reality show based out of a comic book store on AMC that I am sure will touch on aspects of what you are looking for.
posted by PsuDab93 at 1:58 PM on November 2, 2011

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