Archive - Mar 2004
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 31, 2004 - 16:26
Neil Cohn is now publishing A Love Story at emaki.net. A Love Story will be updated with a new segment weekly on Fridays.
Cohn is also the illustrator for the new book: We the People: A Call to Take Back America written by Thom Hartmann. "Over the past half-year I have transformed [Hartmann's] writings into a 216-page non-fiction comic book. This book raises awareness about the pervasive corporate takeover of American government, and is bound to raise eyebrows with a call to return our democracy to the hands of 'We the People,'" said Cohn. A preview of the book is available at emaki.net.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 31, 2004 - 13:26
These may be the coolest commercials ever. (Does it really count as a commercial when American Express only shows up briefly over 4 minutes?) Jerry Seinfeld and Barry Sonnenfeld are making webshorts about Jerry Seinfeld and Superman. They are a lot like a few commercials Seinfeld did a few years ago (Patrick Warburton does the voice of Superman again). The first one is up at the website along with some extras (don't miss the sing-a-long to "Oh Yes! Wyoming!").
Submitted by TCampbell on March 31, 2004 - 12:38
The popular, long-running webcomics adventure series Fans explores its more serious themes in an unconventional art style. This is the first time a major 2D webcomics series has recast its characters in 3D modeling.
With the ten-page story "Iman," Fans author T Campbell reviews the short, unhappy life of Tim the Fanboy. The story flashes back from his death to the trauma he felt as a young man with an Islamic background during the World Trade Center attack, his proud membership in the Fans science fiction adventure club, his alienation from his new friends and his descent into fascism. The major constant is his obsessive need for order and resolve.
Submitted by Logan on March 31, 2004 - 12:36
PV Comics is very proud to announce that our first Print Volume is in the current April Previews guide, available at most major comic shops. It is a 66 page squarebound book with all new stories by Nate Piekos, Matt Johnson, Steve Taylor and Kris Thor, Tom Stackpole, Jay Mcleod with Dineshsingh T., and DJ Coffman, and features a cover penciled by Steve Taylor and painted by Alfredo Lopez, Jr. This book is not a reprint or collection of comics that already appear on our website, this is all new material appearing for the first time!
PV COMICS VOLUME 1 is in the April Previews guide currently on the stands. Ask your shop to order it â€“ Page 321, order code APR042834.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 31, 2004 - 02:00
Allegedly Inktank is returning tomorrow. Inktank is the hub site for Barry Smith, creator of Angst Technology and other webcomics.
Submitted by hobounicorn on March 30, 2004 - 12:05
SPACE, the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo is this Saturday, April 3rd, in Columbus, Ohio. It will feature a webcomics panel at 11am, hosted by Rob Balder of PartiallyClips, and will also feature Brian McFadden of Big Fat Whale.
The expo goes from 10am to 6pm and features tons of excellent alternative and small press comics that deserve your attention.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 30, 2004 - 02:00
Submitted by marvelouspatric on March 29, 2004 - 02:00
Aces High asks the question "What if being cool was a super power?". It also answers it. The answer? 42.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 28, 2004 - 20:04
Just this past Thursday Carson Fire posted a message on his website:
I need some suggestions... where do I find the art collectors? We've sold one piece from the gallery, but we have to sell even more.
If we don't start seeing a bit more activity, some more nibbles, suggestions, something, I'm afraid I'm going to have to make myself be mean, and start taking whole blocks of the Elf Life archive back offline.
Fire has been setting deadlines for sales of original Elf Life art right on through this weekend with portions of the Elf Life archives removed from public access when those deadlines are not hit. Fire is upping the ante with some hints about the next phase of Elf Life (which apparently will only happen if he hits his fundraising goals).
If I need to be this aggressive to sell art and save the series, then aggressive I shall be. I've already started mapping out "Elf Life phase 2", which will be a continuation of the series, but *after* the wedding, since the wedding has me mired in an epic with no visible means of support.
The next phase of Elf Life will be called something completely different, and will put more emphasis on the relationship between Glee and Filis, and Thea's training for battling the younger Sea Naga. It will not be a mystery about the past, as most of Elf Life has been, but a straight adventure that finds the strongest women of Elf Life on the road, doing battle with the world.
That means a more exciting, faster-paced, and dareIsayit sexier Elf Life than ever before.
Although there are no deadlines for today, Fire did updates his site with news that he is halfway to his goal.
Submitted by Anonymous on March 27, 2004 - 15:38