Is The Digital World Making A Fool Of The Comic Art Industry?

Is The Digital World Making A Fool Of The Comic Art Industry?

So the real question here is, “Did the Digital World Steal My Soul?” To this, I say NO. Did the Comic Book Industry or Cartoons Steal Your Soul? Come on, guys.

Well, okay…the Cartoonists in the Digital World stole your soul, but not that of all the other creators who have built a lot of their careers on your work. These guys didn’t start in the “digital” world. When did they take you as their slaves? Why have you never heard about them? It’s because they are too damned good to bother with.

Thomas Alanson

Thomas Alanson is the son of the comic book legend and editor of Wildcat, Thomas Alan Bates. He was born in 1968 in Chicago. In fact, Thomas Alanson got his start at the age of ten in school. His father’s salesmanship found him the job he wanted in Wildcat. After graduating from high school, he then worked in Hollywood and an advertising agency.

Is The Digital World Making A Fool Of The Comic Art Industry?
Is The Digital World Making A Fool Of The Comic Art Industry?

The cartoonist has also been affiliated with the field of journalism and worked as a cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune, National Geographic, Newsweek, The Washington Post, ABC, CBS, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Washington Post Magazine, Fox News and others. Currently, he works with the famed cartoonist James Thurber and was given a new life by his success.

Christopher Bates

Christopher Bates is another famous cartoonist that comes from the same background as Thomas Alanson. He was born in 1989 in Oregon, USA. He studied journalism at the University of Florida and then went to college for English. Now, he teaches cartooning at the University of Utah.

Marjorie Griffith

Marjorie Griffith is another one of the many artists that do not belong to the “cartoonist” profession but actually “draw” comic books, graphic novels, and other comics. She came up through the ranks from the field of film editing.

James Kochalka

James Kochalka is a very famous cartoonist who can be described as the “Father of Comix.” His artwork came from his love of politics and government and the ways they were depicted in cartoons. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, Boston College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Is The Digital World Making A Fool Of The Comic Art Industry?
Is The Digital World Making A Fool Of The Comic Art Industry?

James Junegunn

James Junegunn is a bit different in the fact that he has a career that has nothing to do with animation. However, his cartoons are still some of the most in-demand and famous in the world of cartoons. Now, he has a studio in Chicago.

Milton Kirby And Others

Milton Kirby is another renowned cartoonist that was involved in the cartooning world, which he joined before the First World War. His talent is legendary. He studied at the American Art Institute and eventually went to the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a degree in art.

Stirling Silliphant is another well-known cartoonist. He holds a degree in arts, an MFA in cartooning and works as a cartoonist and illustrator.

Many others are indeed following in the footsteps of their predecessors in the field of Comic Art. One of the best that I know is Cal Tjader, whose work was published in Coronet comics. His work has been featured in magazines such as Interview, Hollywood Playground, American Thinker, Truthout, Black Mask, Stampede, Rolling Stone, and many others.

Bottom Line

These men and women are in the Comic Industry for a reason, because of their talent and passion. They were made that way.

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