Comic Books, International From Spider-Man's growing pains to the secret lives of the X-Men, comic books are the bread and butter of American nostalgia. Yet comic books are not simply a domestic phenomenon, but an industry that is thriving worldwide.

In Egypt, Comics Laud Arabic Heroes

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Spider-Man, Swinging Through India

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