The subculture I belong to is more specific- it concerns comics. I discover my passion for this form of art a decade ago when I first bought an issue of comics. I was fascinated by the combination of visual manifestation and deep message of comics and became an instant fan. Soon I realized that there is a whole community of people that are united by the passion to comics. I found and joined it with the help of thematic website and became a member of a subculture. This subculture does not oppose to general culture, it completes American culture on the contrary because comics constitute a huge element of the US entertainment segment. However, there is a possibility to see a member of this narrow comics` subculture from the first glance for those who know what I am talking about. A typical member of my subculture is a man from 12 to 100 probably because age does not matter much in this case, however the interest to different comics will evolve with age. Women can also be involved in the subculture but not as often as men. People sharing love and passion for comics will try to buy and wear thematic clothes and different attributes such as signs, jewelry. It can be something eye-catching as a superhero t-shirt or something more interesting like underwear. The peculiar feature of this subculture in terms of clothes is the suits of superheroes which are sometimes made by the members themselves but most often they are bought. The members of my subculture usually gather on special thematic events and in thematic shops to exchange their possessings and share their impressions from reading of something fresh. These are passionate people who value imagination and are obsessed with supernatural powers.
The relationship of this subculture to the mainstream culture is indulgent: comics have become a part of popular culture when they connected to movies and music. In general sense this subculture supports the values of mainstream culture because most comics are