...the phrase is Herman Melville's; the sentiment is mine. Sketchbook scratchings & assorted ink slinging documentation + image mongering of and by the cartoonist known as J.T. Dockery. Go to jtdockery.com for more.
I guess this day in the sketchbook I was thinking about how comics is becoming not a mass medium but rather more like poets or blacksmiths in the shop making finely crafted things for a limited audience. But I’d hope any actual meaning perceived would be “bigger” in scope for the viewer.