Archive - Oct 16, 2005
Submitted by kjc on October 16, 2005 - 23:36
Welcome to Week Two of Comixpedia's October 2005 Issue!
Our feature article is a nice piece of "Comic" Theory 101 by Neil Cohn called In place of another.
We have RJ Astruc's interview with Mimo, creator of the deeply twisted webcomic, Toy Division.
And, of course, there's always room for more Welton Colbert.
One of the most famous theories that Scott McCloud set forth in Understanding Comics was that of "closure." He stated that this was the phenomenon by which people's minds "fill in" what occurs between two comic panels. Now, in other writings of mine, I've argued that any linear panel-to-panel explanation of how people understand sequences of images has multiple problems. However, in this piece, I'd like to take aim at one particular example of McCloud's and use it to illuminate a broader phenomenon that occurs in both visual and verbal expression.
In an especially Spooktacular edition of Welton Colbert, Welton talks about Orneryboy by Michael Lalonde.
You probably know Toy Division. (Note: Toy Division is NSFW) Although little more than six months old, it already has a huge following and a reputation that ranks it among the most twisted comics on the ‘net. Billed as a venture into SSexploitation, Toy Division features kewpie-doll faced dictators, sexual deviancy, and grotesque medical experiments on human subjects. The artist behind this delightful moral abomination is Mimo.
Submitted by Reinder on October 16, 2005 - 20:41
After three years at Modern Tales, the fantasy webcomic Rogues of Clwyd-Rhan is making its archives free to all readers again at a new location. The move coincides with the launch of the next storyline, The Green Knight's Belt, on Monday, October 17.
Submitted by NightgigTim on October 16, 2005 - 11:06
The Gigcast is the official podcast of NightGig.com, and amateur web artists everywhere. (There is an RSS feed too) Bringing reviews, interviews and commentary on Web Comics, Web Artists and Web musicians, each week! We all have our Night Gigs, Let yours be heard!
Submitted by DAJB on October 16, 2005 - 11:05
Midnite Comics (www.midnitecomics.com), the online multi-title comics studio, today announced the launch of "The Spires" â€“ the story of an official government assassin, who finds herself the prime suspect in an "unofficial" and very high profile murder.