Terotrous wrote:As I understand it some newer tablets do display the image on the tablet
There are some that do, but they themselves cost as much as a mid-to-high-end computer. For professional computer graphics with big budgets attached, it might be a good investment, but for cartooning and light illustration, a general-use tablet or touch-screen laptop would do the job just fine, and likely save you money as well.
Also, by the way:
McDuffies wrote:Idunno... how well it works, is the line thickness variation good, what choice of programs is there, which tablet you reccomend, and so on.
I'm looking up some tablets, well actually both tablets and eBooks because I need something primarily for reading, and I still don't know whether I'm going for the cheaper or the more expensive option, but if I get to buy something more powerful, I may as well get something I can draw on.
Reviews online aren't particularly consistent, the only consensus seems to be that iPad is the best, but also the most expensive.
I've heard nothing but good things about the Nexus 7. I may be getting one after the holidays, myself.