Late 70's, early 80's. Possibly Amazing Stories/Science Fiction Science Fact or similar periodical, possibly a reprint (astounding ?).
I am pretty sure this was not a comic, and for many years I believed the title was "The Union Forever" but not Barry N. Malzberg's.
All persons acquire a living allowance by means of a stock grant at birth. Employment is lucrative but nobody seems particularly interested in giving up their free time.
Employment is by frequently dodged draft.
The main character is drafted into a systems admin role, for which he is surprisingly qualified by comparison to the incumbents who are rorting the system (possible anti-socialist story line), having been taught (punched card) processing by an aged relative, possibly a grandfather.
Ala "Winston" in "1984" he attracts attention, and the "Union" makes a move...