The artist Bill Watterson is most famous for his comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. In 1990, he gave a speech at Kenyon College about the ideals of an artist. Gavin Aung Than illustrated a portion of it, which went viral through the internet this week. You can read it here.
They were nice words and Mr. Than illustrated them very well, but the entire piece struck me as more than a little self-righteous. David Willis, the artist behind Shortpacked, apparently agreed. This is his delicious rebuttal.