A MUST READ for all artists, art worldians, literary folks and comic fans, now online: One of the greatest essays of all time on comics, fine art, classism, and elitism by the super litereray critic and theorist, the late Leslie Fiedle. His "The Middle Against Both Ends" : >http://www.unz.org/Pub/Encounter-1955aug-00016?View=PDF
I had the great joy of corresponding with Fiedler close to the end of his life via email --- he himself said he was on his "probable deathbed" in the hospital. He wrote up till the end. a giant of a thinker, reader, theorist and man.