On this episode of Word Balloon, we turn the mics over to
writer Joshua Fialkov, who hosted an LA Public Library Comics
Creator Panel titled "The Future Of Graphic Literature"
The dais included Fialkov (Elks
Run) , Mark
Waid (The Brave And Bold)
, Ross Richie (Publisher, Boom Studios),
Christos Gage (World War Hulk/XMen) ,
Kazu Kabuishi (Flight) and Tony Fleece (In
My Lifetime) .
They address many comic related subjects such as the
impact of Hollywood, the success of Japanese manga,
the rising price of single issues, and the proliferation of other
comic genres in traditional bookstores versus the superhero driven
Word Balloon presents this lively discussion in 2 parts , with
part 2 coming Thursday.