Rejection. Everyone gets them. Many major artists have collected theirs over the years. Some have them framed.
It comes with the territory, they are part of a learning process and can be necessary for shaping and moulding a career. If you can’t cope with them, then you probably can’t cope with comics at all.
Which does seem to be the case with one comic creator. Who, when told that anthology editor Taneka Stotts didn’t want to see a completed comic book, and he should stop sending her individual pages of it, replied,
I’m not sure exactly how interested Heavy Metal Magazine will be… but I can guarantee that they have now heard of him. It also demonstrates that The Eltingville Club really isn’t an exaggeration for comic effect.
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