The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Saturday, January 22, 2000

Dancing with the Devil

A few years later, several top-selling Marvel artists would break from the pack and form a new company called Image. In doing so, they would shift the debate from rights and principles to clout and competition, but both developments would share a common premise, one worth considering even today; that creators already have the right to control their art if they want it; all they have to do is not sign it away.

Scott McCloud, The Creator's Bill of Rights.

Remember, the next time you get that agent waving a million dollar recording contract in front of you what exactly it is you are giving up.

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