When it comes down to it, comics are one of the most labor-intensive and skills-intensive art forms there are.
No idea has proven more damaging to the comics industry than the myth that its professionals â€” not just creators, but retailers, even distributor â€” work for love and not money.
My feeling about mainstream, monthly superhero books is that they should contain more invention, be more daring, take more chances… because they can.
Some philosopher â€” I donâ€™t remember who â€” his theory was: Youâ€™ve got to give kids really beautiful childrenâ€™s books in order to turn them into revolutionaries.
Comics criticism doesnâ€™t always have to be snobby essays about stuffy independent cartoonists from the 1970s who wrote 18000 page comics about door handles â€“ it could be about comics people actually read!
Comics, with their minimal budgets, can afford to take risks and break rules in this area that Hollywood and TV producers are generally afraid to do.