King Features comic editor Brendan Burford tackles the question – which is more important in cartooning the writing or art?
I suppose I can agree that good writing can save bad art better than good art can save bad writing. But this whole debate frustrates me. Comics are a medium that relies on words and pictures and symbols equally. And isn?t it a flawed notion to suggest that any component of the end product is somehow expendable or less important? Why not strive for good writing and good art? Why not strive to find a writing style and an art style that blend so congruously and expertly that the end product is something truly great?
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