In the 1970’s comic books were a very different landscape, and that’s what Gary Groth was reacting to when he co-founded The Comics Journal and ultimately Fantagraphics.

Saga continues to be a best seller (because it’s awesome) and part of that is due to the amazing artwork that Fiona Staples brings to the pages. While at MoCCAfest 2014 she talks about her life as a comic book artist.

Writer/Artist/Editor in Chief of ACTIVATEcomix Simon Fraser talks about the power of comic books, what makes them unique and important and a wonderful outlet for creativity.

Simon Fraser is the Editor in Chief of ACTIVATEcomix, a collective of web comics creators that has been around since 2006. Here he talks about what they try to do with their work, as well as the importance of web comics and works of love.

Comixology is one of the biggest retailers of digital comics. Here Co-Founder John D. Roberts talks about the ascension of the company, and of digital comics in general, and how the iPad helped them along.