Last week, renowned comic book writer and editor Mark Waid announced that he was leaving his position as Chief Creative Officer at Boom! Studios to focus not only on his freelance work as a comic book writer, but particularly on digital comics and experiments within the space of digital distribution. Long an outspoken supporter of digital comics -- often to controversial effect -- Waid talked with ComicsAlliance editor-in-chief Laura Hudson about the reasons behind his departure, his passion and plans for digital comics, the reality of illegal downloading, his infamous Harvey Awards speech, and why the comic book industry cannot allow fear to drive its approach to the future.
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