Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Outlining a career: Arizona's Today's News-Herald spotlights inker Danny Miki, who spoke to art classes at Thunderbolt Middle School while he was in town to visit his mother-in-law:

"They don’t have schools to get you into comics. ... You should draw and practice whenever you can -— but not during algebra. Then you send in samples. Keep the editors happy -— meet deadlines, whatever it takes. That’s the way to keep getting work. Marvel pays $115 to $200 per inked page -— different magazines pay different rates."