What Is The Independent Spirit?
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What's Up Devastator Nation,
We here at Devastator HQ couldn't be more excited because we just got a visit from the Independent Spirit. You know the Independent Spirit, don't you? He's the mischievous little ghost who roams the halls of Liberal Arts Colleges and Trust Fund Apartments, filling their residents with uncommercial, creative inspiration. You may not be able to see the Independent Spirit, but just listen for a moment and you'll know he's there. That idea for a comic you had about a bisexual super villain? Sounds like the Independent Spirit has been whispering in your ear! Maxing out your parents credit card to fund your first feature? That's just the Independent Spirit assuring you that your artistic vision is worth more than the trust of your family. And uh oh... has your friend started another Kickstarter campaign for another web-series about the dating habits of 20-somehtings? Don't blame him for constantly begging you for money to make the same project over and over... blame the Independent Spirit!
And you can also blame the Independent Spirit for issue 6 of The Devastator, the Indie Issue! He's filled our little magazine with 56 pages worth of hand crafted, limited appeal comedy! Pick up an issue today. And if you feel someone standing over you while you read it, well that's just The Independent Spirit... reminding you to go to his Etsy Store.
--John Ford, Contributing Editor