Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.
Comics offers tremendous resources to all writers and artists: faithfulness, control, a chance to be heard far and wide without fear of compromise.
Comics is a powerful idea, but an idea that's been squandered, ignored and misunderstood for generations. No art form has lived in a smaller box than comics for the last hundred years. It's time for comics to finally grow up and find the art beneath the craft.
[The digital revolution, he argued, would bring comics closer to their roots: cave paintings. Yes, cave paintings.] The ancestors of printed comics drew, painted and carved their time-paths from beginning to end, without interruption, ... the infinite canvas.
This is not a scare tactic -- it's realistic. This is a devastating storm.
We're down to 60 (customers without power) right now.
We track it and that's our new peak, ... We hadn't had anything close to (the previous mark) in the last five years.
Typically, you're going to set your peak in August
Sometimes, that can knock some old tree over that's been sitting all summer
I'm back, boys and girls! back from the pink padded couch palace!
I've always been very forward-looking, and it was actually kind of difficult to turn my gaze backwards to look at comics history.
There's a very big part of me that just wants to take all of comics history and toss it on the bonfire. I'd sort of like to get on to the future.
My dad was an engineer and so I had this picture of science and technology and pursuits of the mind as being more impressive than artistic pursuits, which I saw a as kind of frivolous.
I had a lot of ideas on how comics worked and pretty early on I had this idea that it would be fun to explain them in comics form.
When you're free of editorial control, you owe it to yourself to obtain feedback from friends and readers. Some take those criticisms to heart and incorporate it into their work, and some ignore them.