His "Mission Statement" was a call to writers and artists to weigh the advantages of making creator owned comics versus making corporate comics working for DC or Marvel.
Creators have written blogs message board threads and have been interviewed on podcasts and websites giving their perspective on the issues Kirkman addressed.
Marvel writer Brian Bendis made his views known in a still to be released new edition of The Bendis Tapes. Well we're not stupid, this is the subject of the moment, so we present this interesting conversation where Bendis discusses the points of Kirkman's statement. The full Bendis Tapes will be presented in the days ahead, but for now, here's another great discussion from Word Balloon.