I know that the AWP is not holding a comic book convention. Can I throw a paper airplane out there and ask if anyone who has a writing MFA is now working in comic books? I know there are the doubters out there who see comics as pop culture nonsense; however, I think there is something to be said about successful comics leading to hit movies. A fellow contributor, Austin Kleon, previously discussed comic books and the MFA here:
Also noteworthy--NBC's hit show "Heroes" crosses mediums from television to graphic novel or possibly vice versa.