The discipline is to wake up in the morning, not turn on the machines you know just um… make some coffee and sit down and just draw whatever comes to your mindPaul Pope from: The Criterion Channel Studio Visits: Comic Artists on LONE WOLF AND CUB
This Criterion Channel Studio Visits episode details the extensive influence Lone Wolf and Cub has had on comic creators.
Paul Pope shares how Lone Wolf and Cub brought the manga tradition of emphasizing character development over traditional three act plots.
Larry Hama explains how the fight scenes are depicted differently from their American counterparts. Lone Wolf and Cub uses cause and effect. A swing of the sword from character could be parried or missed by character B. This sequence would be reflected in the following panel.
Ronald Wimberly describes how mark making can communicate as its own language.