Okay, I'm a little late with my weekly Comixtreme column. I've been busy folding and stapling my comic book. And coincidentally, this trauma is the subject of my article.
The process of producing a comic book can be a real pain in the ass. However, I think the indie folk derive a certain sick pleasure out of this grunt work. It makes for a nice war story: "When my first comic book came out, after my stapler gave up on me, I pushed all the staples through by hand until my fingers bled. I watched the entire Shogun mini-series while folding each page of my mini-comic. Now, I automatically fold anything that's handed to me." Sick, huh? Admit it, you like the grunt work too. [read the column]