This, right now? This is the real Golden Age of comics, and that makes me very happy.
If you’d asked me about the ideal future for comics, 25 years ago, as I was learning about the medium and the industry, preparing for my own foray into it? (Part of my secret origin is that before I fell in with a bunch of people who were making comics, and got excited about doing them myself, I really didn’t know much about them!)
Or if you were a fly on the wall for the conversations between me and my friends about what comics could and should be?
Or if you’d distilled all the Usenet and message board debates over what was wrong with comics, and what would make comics better, not just for us frustrated independent comics readers and creators, but for everyone? [Read more…]