thefrogman:

atokniiro:

Please don’t remove the artist’s caption/comment when you reblog a drawing/comic/etc.

I obviously can’t speak for everyone, but in my case the caption is often an addition to the joke, and if you take it away, you take away a part of my comic.

I will admit, I did not know people felt this strongly about artist’s captions. But since this post received so many notes, we are going to try and leave the artist’s captions intact whenever possible. The only reason I removed captions is to avoid what I call “blockquote clutter.” It has been my experience that if a post has too many blockquotes, people will be more inclined to just erase everything. This is how a lot of source information gets lost. My goal has always been to make sure that the artist gets as much exposure as possible. I apologize if any artists felt I had cut their arms off.

I will say this… if your commentary is that integral to the comic, you really should try to incorporate it into the image. It’s the only sure way to make sure it won’t get lost. 

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