Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.

-Scott McCloud
Scott McCloud

If you think about it, for any kind of content on the web, the natural price per unit of these things should be under a dollar.

Scott McCloud
If a comic comes out on the scene and it's really knock-out brilliant, the community is pretty good about getting the word about good newcomers.
Scott McCloud

As I see it, mainstream comics now speak only to the hardcore few who stayed; conversing in a weird, garbled, visual pig latin only they can understand - rendering the term 'mainstream' a hollow joke - while the true mainstream, the other 99.9% of the populace, find enjoyment elsewhere.

Scott McCloud
Comic book readers are just as abandoned by the corporate system as the creators, despite the importance supposedly given their hard-earned dollars. The average comics shop can offer only a tiny fraction of an industrywide selection that is itself extremely limited in scope. And even when readers know exactly what they want, the search can be maddeningly futile.
Scott McCloud

It would take a lifetime to read all the webcomics published in one year.

Scott McCloud
And what better way to reinvent the form than to toss virtually 99% of everything that's been done with it and start with a brand-new canvas, reinvent it from the ground up? Digital comics gave me the opportunity to do that, and producing things digitally gave me the opportunity to do that.
Scott McCloud

Sometimes, that can knock some old tree over that's been sitting all summer,

Scott McCloud
Comics offers tremendous resources to all writers and artists: faithfulness, control, a chance to be heard far and wide without fear of compromise.
Scott McCloud

My dad was an engineer and so I had this picture of science and technology and pursuits of the mind as being more impressive than artistic pursuits, which I saw a as kind of frivolous.

Scott McCloud
It's going to get bad. It's not a pretty sight for East Texas. It's time for SWEPCO to prepare for its own customers. We are already mobilizing our troops,