And then what ? They think companies are just going to say ok then and it will be sunshine and rainbows from here I know it been said alot here but in order for a union to even work you have to be hard to replace due to being that good in a job or cost alot to replace which they are neither companies will do nothing about it at best or just replace you at worst and I highly doubt they going to do any self reflection because that would require at some point to admit you are wrong and they are too head up there asses to admit the possibility of that.To raise awareness is the conclusion
What are the odds on how many minutes it will take before EVS barges in, takes over, and insists on equal air time?Oh cool Jon Del Aroz is going on the Ralph Retort
Look at your last sentence there.Ok, so what’s the conclusion? To unionize and force comic publishers and companies to pay healthcare and higher wages when the industry is on life support?
The logical conclusion would require self awareness, introspection, and critical thinking. But that won’t happen because these idiots lack all that. The industry can’t afford to pay these idiots more or provide benefits. Comics fans by and large hate many of the people working in comics now because of their politica twatter posts. The industry continues to double down by hiring shit awful people like Ta Nahesi-Coates, Eve Ewing, Zoe Quinn, Roxanne Gay, etc. to try and entice idiots who don’t have money and who don’t read comics. It’s clearly not working.
The kickstarters by EVS and Meyers prove there is a market for comics.
That does sound like something Ethan (Ralph) And Ethan (Van Sciver) will doWhat are the odds on how many minutes it will take before EVS barges in, takes over, and insists on equal air time?
I'm giving it five minutes. Ethan will be listening from the beginning but will then appear in the chat five minutes in, and shortly after we'll hear Ralph say "Ethan Van Sciver is messaging me. Should we let him on?"
Look at your last sentence there.
Really look at it.
Sometimes people live in little bubbles and get myopic.
I once had a philosophy professor who said "Children like to have fun. We know this from Aristotle."
Really, you know that children like to have fun because of some argument of Aristotle's?
You don't know that children like to have fun simply from observing actual children?
"We know that there is a market for comics because of EVS and Meyer."
Somehow you missed all the other massive million-plus selling comics worldwide.
But Cyberfrog and Jawbreakers barely printing five figures finally legitimizes comics as commercially viable.
"So what's the conclusion?"
Fuck these companies. Who cares if they're forced to unionize.
All these companies are full of terrible people and generally make worse and worse products.
Who cares if Marvel reforms. Who cares if they go out of business.
Who cares if by some weird luck or corporate backing they become more successful.
Expand your fucking tastes. Why are you only caring about buying contemporary American comics?
Back issues are cheaper and better.
Go read some old Astro City or Cerebus.
You can probably find those in dollar bins pretty easily.
If you're like Richard C. Meyer, who has yet to review the X-Tinction Agenda or Jack Kirby Fourth World collections that fans bought him two years ago, but who thinks that early '90s Image Comics were actually really great . . . well you can find Jim Lee and Travis Charest WildCATs comics in the bargain bins for 25 cents apiece. Go read them.
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“$25 isn't a ridiculous price for a 48 page comic at all. And I'm not marketing to a small niche group of fans. I'm marketing to people who watch YouTube content. Many of the people who purchased CYBERFROG BLOODHONEY have never purchased a comic book before. It's limitless.🐸...twitter.com
^This should be a kill shot, a self-own.
Ethan Van Sciver is fine with a model where you pay $25 for 48 pages and wait eleven months for delivery.
If you're fine with that, I can't help you.
Non-binaries dominate concept artists? Guess we know just how useless they are, then.
Again it all depends on how (for me) @FROG shows he will be moving forward and doing better. I will say this experience has dulled my excitement for the next campaign....but I look forward to Ethan turning that around
I hope Ethan turns it around. I'm more interested in Ethan growing his business from just a YouTube channel Twitter and Indiegogo to maybe an Instagram and an Amazon online store. It is always better to branch out farther then Youtube because algorithm changes screw creators hard and its unpredictable.