...although, I hear rumours that some are planning a CAPTION resurrection in a seaside town. Ask David O'Connell (the other of the dramatis personae in the scene above) or, better, Alex Fitch, who has.... designs. After all, our original principles, as a I recall, were simple things, made to be copied, taken out into the comics scene and handed out, in the hopes that things would improve.
1. No barriers, no green rooms, no artificial separation between creators and fans.
2. No freebies; everyone pays, works, volunteers, helps or contributes in other ways.
3. Yes you can; create, get involved, draw, experiment, play, enjoy, talk, express, join in.