The Voice of America 's reporter Paige Kollock interviews comic book artist Robert Walker, who draws O-MEN. The O-MEN is a superhero team book, but the difference here is that each hero is HIV positive.
Stay tuned to the video. At about 2:10, he tells about visiting Marvel Comics every day in search of a gig with the #1 comics company. He was getting nowhere until ... well, watch Robert tell the story: