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Archive for 2009

Webcomic Wire – 08/31/09

Posted by DarthMike on August 31st, 2009

Drawn from sources that cause cancer, but only theoretically…

  • Boing Boing highlights Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.
  • Interview with Darwyn Cooke, author and Illustrator.
  • Obligatory link about Disney’s purchase of Marvel Comics.
  • Kurt Huggins and Zelda Devon on Lines and Colors.
  • Webcomic Overlook No. 95: Legend of Bill.
  • Xerexes reviews Knights of the Lunch Table on ComixTalk.
  • Talking Comics with Molly Crabapple over on CBR.
  • CBR has an interesting article called Unbound: Design Matters.
  • Lubbock online has an article about webcomics.
  • Technology News has 10 great webcomics that you should NOT share with your kids.
  • io9 talks with Spike Trotman.
  • SFGate has an article about the recent Mosters of Webcomics show at the Cartoon Art Museum.
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 8/24/09

Posted by DarthMike on August 24th, 2009

Drawn from sources that are contemplating their business navel…

  • Are you the next Comic Strip Superstar? Amazon and Andrews McNeel Publishing want to know. Brad Guigar has a good analysis.
  • Webcomics.com University has it’s pilot episode.
  • Jasper the Cat Tackles Health Care.
  • 3 Keys To Finding Your Source of Inspiration.
  • XKCD explains how to be a tech-support guru and gets highlighted on BoingBoing.net.
  • Wowio! Has been bought from Platinum by Platinum CEO, Brian Altounian. More.
  • The Floating Lightbulb points us at an interview with John Campbell.
  • Marvel Digital Comics are coming to the Sony PSP.
  • The Webcomic Beacon #87 is about the Femme Fatales.
  • Guest Strip at Calamities of Nature.
  • Comedy.com has a post ’11 Greatest Sex Jokes in Webcomics.’
  • Comics Nexus highlights Pedro Hernandes’s Company Man.
Reported by Michael Moss.

The Return.. Gigcast 188

Posted by jtpokie on August 21st, 2009

JT and Kevin Talk Webcomics.

Guest:  Kevin Hayman from Errant Apprentice


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Webcomic Wire – 8/17/09

Posted by DarthMike on August 17th, 2009

Drawn from sources that are quarantined in District 9…

  • ComicRank is getting some new features.
  • WebDonuts is running a caption contest.
  • CBR has an interview/article with the August Zuda contestants.
  • CBR has an in depth interview with Ryan North.
  • AppScout has an article about Top Shelf embracing the web.
  • An interview with Diana Cameron McQueen about the new Girlamatic site.
  • Teaching Baby Paranoia reaches it’s 500th strip. Congratulations!
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 8/4/09

Posted by DarthMike on August 4th, 2009

Drawn from sources looking for an escape from the every day…

  • News-a-rama features webcomics creator Felipe Sobreiro.
  • Big Shiny Robot! has an article about Gunnerkrigg Court.
  • WYLFWT has launched version 5 of it’s website.
  • The Boston Comics Roundtable has published anthology number three.
  • Xaviar Xerexes interviews Caleb Sevcik.
  • The LGBT Webcomic Charity Art Auction is coming. Check it out!
  • Webcomic Beacon number 85 talks Editorial comics.
  • TGT Webcomics turns 1 year old. Congratulations!
  • Get Your War On is calling for a boycott of Jamba Juice. Here’s more.
  • Odori Park creator Chris Watkins shares some lessons he learned during his ‘one-a-day personal challenge.’
  • Brad Guigar posts about customizing the InkBlot theme for Webcomic 2.1.
  • Pop-Tarts copies Kawaii Not. It is becoming clear that webcomic creators need a strategy to combat the stealing of our awesomeness.
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 7/23/09

Posted by DarthMike on July 23rd, 2009

Drawn from sources that are in the dark…

***ADDED AFTER INITIAL POSTING***

Webcomic creator Megan Rose Gedris, YU+ME: dream, is being blackmailed. If you see any nude or semi-nude images posted somewhere on the inTARnets please notify her and help her get them taken down.

  • Comics drawn on post-it notes.
  • The art of Harvey Kurtzman.
  • Syndicated cartoon strip headed for the Commons need uploading and tagging help.
  • Kyle Latino continues to brainstorm about digital comics.
  • Dinosaur Comics Battle v. New Yorker Dingus?
  • CBR posts about six things that webcomics fans should do at SDCC.
  • Juice company rips off Get Your War On.
  • Over at ComixTalk Captain Nihilist asks ‘What’s so bad about calling them ‘webcomics?’
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 7/10/09

Posted by DarthMike on July 10th, 2009

Drawn from sources all over the universe…

  • How to Make Webcomics has been nominated for a Harvey Award. Congratulations!
  • TGT Webcomics shines the spotlight on the ICA.
  • The Webcomic Beacon #81 is about lettering and fonts.
  • The website for Jesus and Mo was recently hacked.
  • Technology News brings us five webcomics we can share with our kids.
  • Brad Guigar posts about how to learn the webcomic medium.
  • Comico 2.0 returns.
Reported by Michael Moss.

Posted by DarthMike on June 29th, 2009

Drawn from sources that love Plants vs. Zombies…

  • Comic writer Mark Sable detained by the TSA for carrying a script about writer under suspicion by the TSA. It’s no secret that the TSA has a great sense of humor.
  • Razman360 asks, ‘What are your favorite Webcomics?’
  • Sannalim posts a small webcomic entitled ‘Why I don’t Draw Webcomics.’The Examiner talks about the wonderful world of webcomic and has another article about starting one.
  • The Floating Lightbulb talks about webcomic store traffic.
  • Zingerding explains why they don’t like webcomics.
  • ComicSpace does an ROI experiment to see who’s advertising is the best.
  • ComixTalk has an interview with Calem Sevcik.
  • Sandy Debreuil has a good article on Webcomics.com about creating comic strips in Flash.
  • A Palace In The Sky reviews Precocious.
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 6/18/09

Posted by DarthMike on June 18th, 2009

Drawn from sources that are in dire need of a good haircut…

  • Jeremy Mullins has passed away due to injuries sustained while climbing in the Catskills. To his family and friends, please accept our heartfelt condolences.
  • Kidjutsu gets a review in PW.
  • The Daily Gamecock has a post about webcomics.
  • PW also has a post about Sinfest and it’s creator Tatsuya Ishida.
  • Stripshow 2.0 for WordPress is out.
  • Webcomic Overlook takes a look at Set To Sea.
  • The Floating Lightbulb posits twelve things that hurt your webcomic.
  • The folks over at Winged Wolf Studio ponder the difference in jargon between webcomics and digital comics.
  • WordPress 2.8 released.
  • Fritz over at RackaFracka has a new Cartoons for Business page where he hocks his cartoons with business themes.
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 6/3/09

Posted by DarthMike on June 3rd, 2009

Drawn from sources that need a good stiff drink…

  • The Sudbury Star, also published in the Toronto Sun, has a piece about webcomics called History in the Making.
  • TGT Webcomics interviews Alina, creator of WereGeeks.
  • The Floating Lightbulb has some tips on raising your visibility with Google.
  • Brigid Alverson is joining Robot 6 on CBR.
  • The Create a Comic Project has received funding and will have a 2010 tournament.
  • The Awkward Scientist reviews Anders Loves Maria.
  • The LoliDudes talks about Kawaii Not.
  • News-a-rama talks about the changing technology of comics.
  • Heidi macDonald, as always, keeps us informed.
  • The Webcomic Overlook brings us One Punch Review #21.
  • ComixTalk points out the Online Internet Webcomic Show.
  • Brad Guigar posts about common mistakes when making word balloons.
  • The Webcomic Beacon has a two part series called How Not to Make a Webcomic.
Reported by Michael Moss.