For nearly 30 years, Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo has set a high-water mark for creator-owned comics. Stan’s wife, Sharon, has battled a debilitating illness for some time; after an extended hospital stay and convalescence, she is now back home, but her condition requires 24-hour care and medicines that cost more than their insurance covers.
A lot of times I’ve heard people say that if something is free then you have no right to complain. This argument has always bothered me because most of these so-called “free” services are anything but. They have advertisements, collect data on you, or most likely have some combination of the two.