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Archive for 2010

Webcomic Wire – 5/25/2010

Posted by DarthMike on May 25th, 2010

Drawn from sources that were thankfully NOT educated in Texas with their new textbook…

  • A documentary film about the work of Jim Woodring.
  • Blogger frankh lists 5 webcomics that he thinks don’t suck.
  • The Daily Cross Hatch has an interview with Jonathan Rosenberg.
  • STLWebcomics.org offers a guide to publishing for the newbie.
  • Webcomic Beacon #119 is about LEGO brick comics.
  • Webcomics Critique reviews Cyanide and Happiness.
  • Joe Hunter brings us his reprisal of Every Webcomic Ever.
  • ComixTalk has a roundup of the nominees for the Joe Shuster Awards.
  • Bean Leaf Press asks what makes a webcomic work?
  • The Webcomic Overlook will be taking a break and offers a review of Marilith.
  • The Red Right Hand returns to reviewing.
  • Focus has a list of 12 cartoons to get you through the work day.
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 5/13/2010

Posted by DarthMike on May 13th, 2010

Drawn from sources that are hoping the spill can be contained…

  • Matt Mullenweg, creator of WordPress, with this year’s State of the Word.
  • Storming the Tower blogger Lauren Davis has a great wrap up and commentary of the recent webcomic app-flap or as I like to say app-flap-recap. Those Tweedles, they do battle don’t they!
  • Geist has the nominees for the 2010 Joe Shuster Award in the Webcomic category.
  • CBR has a piece about Christian Beranek and Tony DiGerolamo have joined forces with other webcomic creators to launch The Webcomic Factory.
  • The Daily Cartoonist has a review of how Webcomics.com is doing as a subscription site.
  • Jacked Up is a new webcomic by creator Jack Carter.
  • CBR reports that Goats is on hiatus.
  • WEBCOMIC SPOTLIGHT: Max vs. Max
 Reported by Michael Moss.

The Gigcast 194

Posted by jtpokie on May 9th, 2010

JT and Kev Talk Webcomics.


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Webcomic Wire – 4/28/2010

Posted by DarthMike on April 28th, 2010

Drawn from resources that are learning how not to be hustled…

  • Cory Doctorow talks about the danger to publishers posed by the iPad.
  • Robot 6 talks about the contest being offered by Microsoft UK where IT professionals share their user stories. The winning stories will be made into a webcomic called ‘Where’s the ‘Any’ Key.’ They also track down Brad Guigar and talk to him about discounts offered to Webcomics.com members.
  • The College Voice calls out some webcomics it considers worth reading.
  • The Webcomic Builder talks about how to script a webcomic.
  • TGT Webcomics interviews Digital Pimp.
  • The blog Eye Lazor Beams shares the webcomic he reads.
  • The Times Live has a piece on Penny Arcade.
  • Daily Break News highlights the Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
  • Gods Playing Poker releases two new tshirts.
  • Geeks.co.uk has a list of recommended webcomics.
  • The Racquette highlights the webcomic ‘Bug.’
  • New webcomic Big Damn Deal launches and gets a mention on Laughing Squid.
 Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 04/15/2010

Posted by DarthMike on April 15th, 2010

Drawn from sources re-watching The West Wing…

  • Cartoon advice from Bill Griffith; creator of Zippy the Pinhead.
  • GeekDad has an interview with Foxtrot creator Bill Amend.
  • Robot 6 has a MoCCA 2010 wrap up.
  • ST. Louis Webcomics (STLwebcomics.org) has an interview with Spilled Ink Cartoons.
  • The term ‘webcomic’ might make it into the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
  • Storming The Tower has a post about this years’ Eisner Award nominations in the webcomic category.
  • Denver Westword News has a piece about webcomics.
  • New features of Photoshop CS5.
  • Patrick Farley vows to return to webcomics.
  • Can the iPad be a cheap substitute for the super expensive Cintique?

 Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 4/6/2010

Posted by DarthMike on April 6th, 2010

Drawn from sources that love Chinese boxing on on Saturday afternoon…

  • ‘Let’s Be Friends Again’ artist Chris Haley is moving on. Joel Priddy will be taking his place.
  • USA Today has a piece about Penny Arcade, calling it a testament to the power of gaming culture.
  • A write up of Shaenon Garrity and Gail Simone at WonderCon 2010.
  • Chris Baldwin’s comic ‘Little Dee’ has come to an end. He’ll be moving on to his new comic ‘Spacetrawler‘ but in the meantime you can pre-order Little Dee Volume 4. Good luck Chris!
  • DJ Coffman returns to doing ‘Yirmumah!’ daily. Best wishes to you DJ!
  • Xaviar Xerexes reviews the book ‘At The Movies,’ a collection of the comic ‘Please Rewind.’
  • A newsvine.com post by Dungbeetlemania about his favorite webcomics. What are your favorites?
  • WEBCOMIC SPOTLIGHT: 20 Something by Jimmy Norris
Reported by Michael Moss.

Webcomic Wire – 3/31/2010

Posted by DarthMike on March 31st, 2010

Drawn from sources all over the micro-verse…

  • The tragedy of Calvin taking Ritalin.
  • Charles Lavoie makes the case that practically every New Yorker cartoon can be re-captioned with ‘Christ, what an asshole!’ without loosing the funny.
  • NH State Rep. Nick Levasseur, massive tool, thinks that anime is a reason that ‘two nukes just wasn’t enough.’ The incredible tool apologizes for his stupidity at least.
  • Comic books absolved of role in vampire hunting spree in 1954.
  • NYC Graphic has an interview with Jason Little.
  • Fleen has a post about PAX East 2010 if you’re curious about how it’s going.
  • Intervention webcomic convention pre-registration is open.
  • Platinum and ezprints launch an online store.
  • Sequential Tart has an interview with Anders Loves Maria creator Rene Engstrom.
  • WEBCOMIC SPOTLIGHT: Bottlebrush and Slick
Reported by Michael Moss.

Gigcast 193, Megacon Recap Part 1

Posted by jtpokie on March 26th, 2010

JT and Brian Talk Webcomics.  TB-BA Spotlight from Brian Anderson.

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Webcomic Wire – 3/19/2010

Posted by DarthMike on March 19th, 2010

Drawn from sources that are just back from frolicking in the sun…

  • Vox Magazine this week has a story about local creators using the web to share their work. It also has interviews with Scott Ziolko, Jeremy Burt, Gary Lister, JB Winter, and Keith Chan.
  • Revo-emag has their picks for the best webcomics ever.
  • CBR spotlights Gabrielle Bell.
  • Webcomic Planet War! 2010
  • The Webcomic Overlook #113 reviews Xylia Tales.
  • The Beat has an interview with Rantz Hoseley on the LongBox launch at Emerald City.
  • White Ninja reaches 1000 strips! Congratulations!
  • Odori Park turns one year old. Congratulations Chris!
  • Joey Manley posts about American Elf creator James Kochalka’s video game fund raiser.
  • WEBCOMIC SPOTLIGHT: Out Of The Blue
Reported by Michael Moss.

The Gigcast 192

Posted by jtpokie on March 17th, 2010

JT and Kev Talk All tings Nightgig, TB-BA Spotlight from Brian Anderson.

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