Anyone can publish now, and there are no restrictions of taste, approach, or subject matter.
Peanuts is long overdue for a serious reappraisal.
The visual attraction of the comics is largely a thing of the past.
A beautiful strip like Pogo would be impossible to read at today’s sizes.
To save space, newsprint, and money, newspapers have been reducing the size of comics for years.
New cartoonists don’t have to reinvent the wheel.
I’m convinced that licensing would sell out the soul of Calvin and Hobbes.
I have no interest in turning my characters into commodities.
Form follows function, as the architects say.
Repetition is the death of magic.
Ah, the life of a newspaper cartoonist — how I miss the groupies, drugs and trashed hotel rooms!
The comics were invented for commercial purposes.
We’ve got too many comic strip corpses being propped up and passed for living by new cartoonists who ought to be doing something of their own.
As comic strips are printed smaller and smaller, the drawings and dialogue have to get simpler and simpler to stay legible.
Characters are more important than jokes.