A comic book in Salem is a magazine made up of comics, narrative artwork in the form of separate panels that represent individual scenes, often accompanied by dialog, usually in word balloons, as well as including brief descriptive prose. Despite their name, however, comic books do not necessarily operate in humorous mode; most of them tell stories in a variety of genres. The comic book industry here markets the majority of its output to young adult readers, though it also produces titles for young children, as well as catering to adult audiences. Underground comics, Alternative comics, Graphic novels are some of the most valuable American comic books here as they have combined rarity and quality with their popular and enduring characters.
Two New York teams are among the finalists (Long Island, NY) Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency..