Greetings from Chicago, where I've had the finest mole sauce of my life at Sol on Cicero. But that's no concern of yours. You just want to get to the good stuff: Joe McCulloch.
I'm sorry to hear that the illustration blog Drawn! is no more.
Dustin Harbin has some thoughts on TCAF programming and how we place value on such things in comics.
Dash Shaw (known primarily as a TCJ-contributor) has some animation art he did with Frank Santoro up on eBay. Check it out.
Finally: True enough.