It was a tremendous disservice to the sex lives and self-consciousness of a whole generation of cartoonists that some of the most prominent members of the previous generation were such self-effacing introverts. In this day and age, drawing a comic isn’t a ‘nerdy’ pursuit. I want every cartoonist I know to embrace his or her own coolness. The stereotype of the maladjusted misanthrope has got to go. Is there a hierarchy of creative coolness? What’s at the top? Architect?
Other quotes from François Vigneault.