You had to see something like this coming. It would appear that just maybe print cartoonists are starting to see more of the light that’s so blinding we’re amazed this hasn’t happened before. The AAEC has gone live with its own site. On it you’ll find works from current members along with cartoonists bios, news, prints, books, and of course cartoons. It looks like Cagle may be getting some competition, finally.
As fans of web comics we like to say events such as this are inevitable but the truth is the print industry has been slow to move to an inherently free medium such as the net. What is the answer? How do we legitimize web comics when the judge of a capitalistic society is how much money something makes?