After my last update I've gotten notes from people wanting more in regards to portfolios. Again (to cover my ass), these are only my opinions. There aren't any absolute truths for a good portfolio when shopping around for editors. Essentially a good portfolio is one that shows off your abilities in the best ways possible and hopefully helps you make an impression on an editor.
1. The less the better.
Editors are bogged down at cons looking through a lot of portfolios. When they open up your portfolio they'll size you up in about 5 seconds on your first couple of pages: good or bad. I suggest only 5 pages of sequential art showing a CONNECTED story of some kind, not bits and pieces of things you did over the years and certainly NO PIN-UPS. Having a ton of crap in your portfolio won't change their mind but it will waste their time. 5 pages is more than enough for them to see whether you're ready or not (in their