* via Alan Gardner comes the latest lawyerly response in the battle between the cartoonist who owns a web site and the web site that wants to make that cartoonist work for his own web site, for free. Start with Gardner for a fine summary; you may or may not want to continue. Sheesh, though. Here's a bit of context.
* my life is better because Frank Santoro and I cross paths every so often, but I'm not quite sure of the point of this essay. I know I've done shittier things and there are people in comics that think I'm an asshole, and I've spoken out against the Before Watchmen project. Does that make my criticism less valid? I hope not.