The Christian Science Monitor reports on employment opportunities for art comics grads:
Graphic novels and comics are one of the fastest-growing sectors of publishing. [snip] But it’s a tough business to break into. Drawn and Quarterly, a highly sought after publisher of literary comics and graphic novels, puts out only about 20 new titles a year.
And now for the hard part
Like anxious suitors, the soon-to-be graduates circled among the visiting editors.
“I’ve got illustrations, my thesis, all the comics I did this year – what are you interested in?” Colleen Frakes asked as she took a seat across from Mark Siegel, editorial director of First Second books.