Comic artists are the coal miners of the industry: working insanely long hours and creating the raw material that the rest of the industry is built on, but not always sharing an equal part in the wealth it produces.
About Joel Rivers
Every kid wants to make comic books, but not every kid grows up to STILL want to make them. Why? What largely occurs is a lack of mentorship in the comic industry, the art world, and our very culture that leaves many aspiring comic writers and artists twisting in the wind at over-priced colleges and [...]
Go to a comic convention and there is definitely a new wave of more diverse fans, even if these are largely fans of the MOVIES based on the comics, or even of video games. Why is the American comic book industry half a century behind in it’s product development?