I think freelancers share the sentiments of John Romita Jr.. He pencilled Daredevil from 1988-1990 and again from 1993-1994.
“When my mortgage bill comes I am nailed to this spot…You are basically working on commission. Ask any commissioned salesman or any commissioned worker what it is like knowing that if you don’t work that day you won’t get paid. That is a scary feeling. And we don’t get sick days. You are suppose to be taking care of yourself. So I take the vitamins and drink a ton of water…”