Don’t get me wrong, I’m thrilled comics are getting recognition these days. But, having been one of the rookies trying to bust into the business during the 90′s comics crash, anytime the market rockets towards the moon I tend to get a touch of the jitters.
But the 90′s crash was mostly due to piling junk on top of junk simply because it was selling. Then readers collectively decided to cut the sequential fat from their diets.
What I’m hoping is that enough coal turns into diamonds to keep the market strong after the dust blows away.
So for now, I don’t mind coughing up a little coal dust, so long as I trip over a few sparkling rocks. And I hope that Holy Black’s foray into comics proves to be a bit of bling: