Comics are words and pictures. You can do anything with words and pictures.
The basis of the comics medium is its combination of words and pictures in sequence, and any new term must… [Read More]
Comics history is too often seen as “American comics history” — a distortion reinforced by the fact that almost all… [Read More]
Motion Comics are not intended to be hybrid films or TV experiences; they are enhanced experiences of the original comics,… [Read More]
Characters in comics are like children. You have to let them go where they need to be or you’ll hurt… [Read More]
In the spirit of post-World War II existentialism, Marvel’s heroes conduct their lives in extreme situations that require hard choices.
We cartoonists live and die by our newspapers… We’ve all built our careers on trying to be content for newspapers…. [Read More]
Our readers get enough preaching from their parents, from teachers, from the clergy. Everyone’s preaching to them, telling them to… [Read More]
For my money, nothing beats printed comics and graphic novels, but the new technology offers one big advantage that makes… [Read More]
Nothing I’ve done has ever been popular. Snoopy is popular. Calvin and Hobbes are popular. I love those characters, but… [Read More]
Webcomics have proven they can be successful and profitable for single cartoonists, but I’ve yet to see a company utilize… [Read More]
I find it incredible that drawings on paper can make people laugh or cry or get angry. You know these… [Read More]
Comics freelancing is about craft, not art, and always has been.
The best comics are poetic, but precisely so, with images that mean and don’t simply show.
By virtue of their unrestricted nature, pirated comics are a shared experience as well, as is much of the modern… [Read More]
Comics may not have its Beethoven yet, but he/she might just be reading this stuff in a year or two,… [Read More]
Wolfram|Alpha isn’t sure what to do with your input.
I’m quite confident that they newspaper comics will last a lifetime – as long as your life is scheduled to… [Read More]
I’m a big fan of losing the “comics” from “webcomics” insofar as that the comic format doesn’t have to be… [Read More]
Webcomics have emerged as an important new medium and an inexpensive way to expand your library’s collection far beyond its… [Read More]
Web comics… that is a real can of worms in the cartooning world right now.
Looking at comics has always felt like Christmas morning. They’re just exciting. Probably I should see a therapist about this.
When you create a comic book, you don’t have to think about production costs, shooting locations, equipment and actors. Everything… [Read More]
Comics, with their minimal budgets, can afford to take risks and break rules in this area that Hollywood and TV… [Read More]
Comics are sort of the “third rail” of the newspaper.
I extremely doubt “official” value databases and price guides on comic books. The only value a comic book has is… [Read More]
Comics are stronger, smarter, and better than any watered-down mass-market recreations could ever be.
Thinking of comicbooks in terms of the “popular” indicates a refusal or an inability to engage with many of the… [Read More]
There have been consistently terrific portrayals of homosexual and bisexual relationships in independent comics for decades, but in mainstream super… [Read More]
It’s no coincidence that the commercial comic in America started out in the then-highly-competitive world of the late nineteenth century… [Read More]
Films do share some comic book characteristics, but it’s still a different medium. Comics are a combination of pictures and… [Read More]
Nowadays, I think most comics aren’t for kids.
I read comics mostly. Cos I hate books.
Put out a story that you think is good, that’s your job. If you’re making it controversial just to sell… [Read More]
There’s something joyous about writing a comic for an eight-to-twelve year old — it just feels free. Liberating. It’s nice… [Read More]
Every time I read a news item on a new, upcoming development and then hear that he or she is… [Read More]
I’ve been a fan of superheroes since I was a kid. I believe superheroes belong in their own silly world,… [Read More]
You’re now in, essentially, a Golden Age of Comics. And you’re in a Golden Age of Comics not just because… [Read More]
Comic stores are the lifeblood of the industry as a destination retail experience, as a one-of-a-kind environment in which the… [Read More]
Comic books are, hands down, my favorite story telling medium. I’ve always wanted to write for comics, more than theatre,… [Read More]
A cartoonist is different. I don’t know, maybe the bastard offspring of both writing and art.
Comics. Comic Books. Graphic Novels. Funny Books. Comic Magazines. Whatever you call them, one thing is for sure; they are… [Read More]
For a long time, there was an impenetrable mindset in North America that comics were genre-based junk for children, Drawn… [Read More]
In examining some of the many citations of Shakespeare’s comic books, it is not our intention appreciate their artistic value… [Read More]
Comics are the battlefield that great issues are battled on.
I’m completely happy and confident about the comics medium because even if, as I hope, the comics industry collapses tomorrow,… [Read More]
Comics were the Grand Theft Auto of the ’50s.
I related most to Batman, because Batman’s greatest superpower was humanity.
Things that we did in Watchmen on paper could be frankly horrible or sensationalist or unpleasant if you were to… [Read More]
If comics are simply going to be a cheap way of producing storyboards for major Hollywood productions, then you might… [Read More]