“It does have some eerie similarities to some of the things we’re seeing. It’s uncomfortable to look at in a way that wasn’t there three months ago.”
Tap rooms have been shut down, while businesses have had to adapt to a lack of foot traffic and extended stays. Many have embraced curbside pick-up and delivery, but that’s only produced a fraction of what many local operations need to continue.
“Maybe we’ll see readers come out of this with a reinvigorated interest in comics, maybe it’ll be a fresh start and an end to the cynicism that comes with comic book and movie fandom these days.”
“Too often these mural festivals prioritize the big out-of-town artists, and then throw in a couple locals for good measure, but Street Theory kind of does it the other way around. Give the locals a chance to shine on their own stage, while inviting a small group of outside big-name talent to drive more interest."