Comics are the most powerful medium always available to create in. At the peak of US comics publishing, one artist could reach readers in the tens of millions. Today, however, the whole of comics released by US publishers enjoys a readership of less than a million, perhaps ¼% of the population.
Cartoonists, consider making your reading-list an opportunity to inform the mildly-curious that comics have something to say to them.
*not always safe for work