Archive - Feb 2005
Submitted by cm_evans on February 28, 2005 - 19:02
The Comixpedia Weekly Webcomic Jam for February 2004 draws to a close with scarfman and cayen posting work for a simultaneous ending of mind-boggling propensities!
Also, sign up in the forums for the March Jam - still a few slots open.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 28, 2005 - 12:21
Also, here's your chance to meet three opinionated cartoonists on their "Laugh While You Can" tour. Over February and March, Tom Hart, Tim Kreider and Jen Sorenson will be traveling from New England down the East Coast to Washington DC, stopping at bookstores along the way.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 28, 2005 - 11:56
This looks interesting. Disposable Parts is an anthology centered around robots; here's some (but not all) of the webcomic artists planning to participate:
Brian Carroll of Instant Classic
Brian Clevinger of 8-bit Theatre
Meredith Gran of Skirting Danger
Aaron Farber of Men In Hats
Mohammad "Hawk" Haque of Applegeeks
Ian Jones-Quartey of RPG-World
David McGuire of How To Art
Josh Mirman of Punks and Nerds
Jeff Rowland of WIGU
Jon Rosenberg of Goats
The book is scheduled to come out in Spring or Summer of this year and you can already pre-order it.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 28, 2005 - 11:23
*Truth here being stuff that's made up for the sake of humor.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 27, 2005 - 22:55
from Boing BOING comes this explanation of the process by which you can get your self-publication listed on Amazon.
1 Get an ISBN (for a book), or a UPC (for a CD or DVD). For one book it costs $125, for one CD, $55, for one DVD, $89 (Canadian publishers, including self-publishers, can get ISBNs for free by going to the Library and Archives Canada website).
2 Get a bar code based on the ISBN or UPC. Costs $10, or may be included in UPC.
3 Sign up with Amazon, $30 per year.
4 Duplicate your stuff; include the bar code on the outside.
5 Ship two copies to Amazon.
6 Send cover scan.
7 Track sales.
8 Register it (optional).
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 27, 2005 - 11:59
Ian McDonald's Saturday-only series "Meanwhile In The Dimension Of..." at Sluggy Freelance wrapped up yesterday after a two year run with its big finale. McDonald writes a bit about his experience on "Meanwhile" here.
McDonald will continue to work on his ongoing webcomic, Bruno The Bandit.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 26, 2005 - 22:51
IMHO, Office Space is clearly the most underappreciated movie of all time.
Here's a Justice League/Office Space video mashup. Kind of funny.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 26, 2005 - 13:21
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 26, 2005 - 12:10
This week, Scott Kurtz announced his involvement in a new comics convention called CAPE: Comics and Pop Culture Expo. Taking place in Dallas, TX on May 7th, the event will already have as guests (among others) Kurtz, Lea Hernandez and Randy Milholland.
Submitted by Erik Melander on February 26, 2005 - 12:07