Steve Willis, whose comics I remember from the "black and white explosion" of the 1980s, talks about his life and his choices in the video below.
While attending Evergreen State College, he worked along side fellow students Matt Groening and Lynda Barry. After he left Evergreen, he was approached by Esquire magazine. They liked his cartoons, except for the art and stories, he says. He was part of Clay Geerdes' newave network, and produced most of his cartooning in the early 1980s.
Steve works full time as a librarian now, and cartoons in his spare time. We get to hear his views on creativity and see him draw. The video runs about 9 minutes.
Related: Steve writes about his Evergreen College years.