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“What is RIGHT with RIGHTS?” – Part 2

Last time we discussed (well, I answered, you sat and read) queries regarding copyrights and original artwork. Mainly, what rights you the collector of art have when buying a piece of published artwork. (Short answer: pretty much none, other than displaying it for private purposes or when selling. But there’s over 1350 words more that go into detail.

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“What is RIGHT with RIGHTS?”

I’ve been a member of a Yahoo! Group for comic book art collectors, artists, fans and dealers for probably ten years now. (The group, or “list” as it’s usually referred to, originated long before Yahoo! even had Groups; it’s called “Comicart-L”, and I’m guessing the “L” is for List.) One of the most frequent threads that shows up, usually a couple or more times a year, is about rights. No, it has nothing to do…

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Writing vs Art?

Let’s get right into it… So here’s a question I hear debated all the time: Which is more important in comics, story or art? I can answer that in one word: WRONG! The phrasing isn’t correct. You see, the art is PART of the story. That’s why art in comics is also called “storytelling” and artists are often called “storytellers.” You simply cannot read the story in a comic book (or “graphic novel” if you…

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A Picture’s Worth…

Welcome to my Wednesday’s Heroes Art Blog. Number 1: “A Picture’s Worth” Don’t be intimidated by the title: I don’t plan on writing 1,000 words each blog! (I get paid more to draw stuff.) It’s more symbolic than literal. I’ll shoot for half that, give or take a hundred or more.

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Haiti Auction Ends!

The auction is over and if all funds come through as planned, we’ve raised nearly $1600 for Haiti relief! A big thank you to everyone who donated art and of course to everyone who bid!  Once I have all the funds collected, I’ll post a copy of our receipt to Mercy Corps, as well as a copy of my request form for the matching funds. Again, thank you everyone! -Craig

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Haiti Auction Begins!

Take a look at all the incredible pieces available here, and then simply email your bids to craig@wednesdaysheroes.com. I’ll update the bidding each day.  Final bids are due by 11:59pm, Friday, January 29th.  Art will be shipped directly from artists.  Winning bidders are responsible for shipping costs. Remember, all the funds we raise here (up to $1000) will be matched dollar for dollar, and ALL of it will be donated to mercycorps.org. So let’s raise…

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