Matt Bors
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Chris Arrant of Comics Book Resources interviewed me about my career, comics journalism, "the industry," and plans that I'm hatching.

What are the things you're personally concerned about the industry you work in?

As long as we are keeping the whole concept of money around as a society, I'm deeply worried about earning enough. Look, staff editorial cartoonists are still being axed left and right. We have yet to hit the level of staffers that we will never exceed again. Who knows how low that number is. Forty? Five? There will always be some, but there aren't many people getting in this field anymore. I'm the last Association of American of Editorial Cartoonists member in their 20s. Either I have the entire field to myself or I made a mistake on Career Day.

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10.26.2012 |