TL;DR (Too Long; Don't Read):
I decided to go the webcomic route as you have probably guessed from visiting halfwing.com.
Should I pitch another publisher?
Image is famous for taking the same fee for all books and letting you retain many of the rights to your series.
Also, I follow Jim Zub and other creators that work with Image Comics, and they seem to have a pretty good relationship with them... [read more]