5 Career Killers“Whatever happened to that guy? The guy that drew that thing?5 Career Killers by seangordonmurphy
Comic careers are like any other career in entertainment: if you don't stay relevant and adapt to a trend, you'll eventually peak and then bottom out. But there are more things that can help end a career. Here's a list of 5 that I've been thinking about lately.
1. SOCIAL MEDIA TAKE-DOWN
The creator does something that somehow goes viral, turning his (or her) readers against him. Bad behavior at a convention, sexual harassment online, or a semi-racist Tweet made worse by bumbling attempts to correct it. Or maybe the creator gets blamed for something innocent: innocent comments taken out of context, or involvement in a controversial project that he had no say over. Whatever the case, “social media take-downs” can harm careers, leaving a permanent black mark on your career.
I imagine this one is the most common: no matter how hard you work—and no matter how much a
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I am a Comic Artist with an interest in mental health and forest homes. I'm a secret fan of funny comics and an obvious fan of Fan Fiction. I am a pupa in the art of conversation but wish to bloom into a butterfly.
Likes: Patterns, Mushrooms, Human Behavior
Not so Keen on: Sad faces :,-0/ being sick
Always feel free to drop me a line with question of any sort! <3
I Don't take Request. I might do Art Trades.
Wings (APR 1st 2013)
Current Residence: MCAD, USoA