The small subculture of engaged comics reviewers is getting older, myself included.
The number one market for art comics is art comics makers.
“Cartoonist” doesn’t sound right in America.
The small press circuit is, well, small and I have seen a lot of folks who have had very promising beginnings making comics – but then they sort of just disappear.
I’m so tired of hearing speculation as to why indy titles are published so sporadically – it’s because there’s no fucking money around you dumbasses!
Hollywood’s fractured and there are probably more filmmakers than ever crowding out each other for a screen in NYC or LA.
Comics are a pretty solitary activity.
Even if the rules and regulations in mainstream comics are a little wonky, they still exist to tell clear stories.