Do you consider youself and artist who writes or a writer who draws?
It goes in cycles how I consider myself, and you can see it reflected in my work. In the first Replacement God series (with Slave Labor), I considered myself a writer first, artist second. I would write out detailed scripts and wouldn’t allow myself much freedom in terms of the visual storytelling, preferring instead to get a lot of story into the 24 pages. Once I moved the series over to Image, I felt like my art was getting better, and I wanted to stretch myself a little more, so I changed my perspective on the series, and was really more of an artist that also writes. I had more pages to tell the story (so I told myself), so the story slowed to a snail’s pace compared to the previous 8 issues. In the later issues, I was really just writing the dialogue as I drew it. Lord, that was slow paced. Since then, I haven’t done much where I both wrote and drew the whole work, but my philosophy has swung back the other way, and I guess I currently consider myself a writer who draws, and I try
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