When I was 5, I was in a car with my dad and he mentioned that there was this Batman TV show in America about a man who dressed up in a costume and fought crime.
I worked in a comic book store in the mid-’80s and loathed the customers who came up to the counter with their own plastic bags and acid-free cardboard backing boards to begin the process of preserving their investments right away.
People who don’t read comics are in the same class as people who don’t watch TV or listen to the radio.
Itâ€™s one of the problems you run into in a mainstream comic â€” lots of them have the illusion of change, but because all these are huge properties owned by giant companies, theyâ€™re never really gonna let you keep a Superman dead, never gonna let you cut a Batman in half and keep half of…
An artist cannot afford to “produce a work which conforms only to the creatorâ€™s personal aesthetic” if he doesn’t even know how to write or draw properly, or have a grasp of even the most basic of artistic skills necessary to create comics (like anatomy, perspective and storytelling), or can’t even spell properly.