I know most of the artists want to work on their small projects which more close to their hearts.
And very often, a self made comic book is usually on that list. May be a completely stand alone webseries!
Here are some great tips for Comic Book writing.
These are some great pointers and will definitely help you in your projects take a look, Mark has some great insights about Storytelling.
These tips are actually applicable to any kind of storytelling… Storyboards, short film or a book too.