Ollie wrote:T and Jason, do you guys have any thoughts or comments about this? This artist discusses the pitfalls of comic artist/writer collaborations. Does it bring up any relevant experiences worth sharing?
Steve is speaking from within a segment of comics culture that I've ended up spending little time in, and some of his assumptions are different. But he's right about writers' tendency to underestimate how long art takes, the relative ease of writing and the issues of co-ownership versus a page rate. For what it's worth, when I ask for a percentage share, it's usually not 50% and I usually offer to handle other chores, not just writing.