Archive - Feb 2006
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 7, 2006 - 20:01
Ted Rall's book series on alternative comic strips turns its focus to online comics in this third installment, titled "Attitude 3: The New Subversive Online Cartoonists," now available for pre-order on Amazon.com.
In addition to samples of each comic, the book features extensive interviews and memorabilia from the creators' lives and early efforts.
Submitted by Joe Zabel on February 7, 2006 - 17:00
A contentious roundtable about the use and abuse of experimentation is featured in this week's edition of The Webcomics Examiner.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 7, 2006 - 15:47
I tell you when DefenseNet takes over the world, that things going to be built out of Lego Mindstorm bricks. Wired has an article on the new generation system for lego robots that's being released.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 7, 2006 - 13:45
Submitted by Wes Molebash on February 7, 2006 - 12:30
If you live in Richmond, VA or the surrounding area, be sure to pick up the next issue of Wadi Magazine. You'll Have That will make it's first appearance in the Wadi publication this month, and will continue to rock the faces off the Virginia readers each subsequent month.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 6, 2006 - 22:58
Our first week slate of the February, "Kickin' It Old School" issue is up. We've got two webcomic columns this week - another installment of Checkerboard Nightmare from Kris Straub, as well as The Antecedent by Bryant Paul Johnson.
We also have an interview with Jon Rosenberg, creator of Goats and this month, Gilead Pellaeon takes the reins of Through the Looking Back Glass to review some recent webcomic resolutions for 2006.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 6, 2006 - 16:26
Another tool guaranteed to waste some of your time! Six Degrees of Wikipedia can tell you the number of connections between say Penny Arcade and President George W. Bush.
Submitted by Joey Manley on February 6, 2006 - 15:27
In the debut installment of the TalkAboutComics Podcast, Joey Manley talks with Ben Adams about his WCN comic Misfit's Journey, and the two wax nostalgic about their old times together in the early 80's comics self-publishing scene.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 6, 2006 - 12:51
I haven't used Clickwheel myself b/c my iPod doesn't have a screen, but Jeff Lowrey at Fleen has and he offers some criticisms about the user interface. Apart from whether or not we will all enjoy reading comics on our iPods or not, making the transfer of comics to your iPod as easy as possible is probably a necessary step to Clickwheel's potential for success.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 6, 2006 - 12:20
A big thanks to this week's five sponsors of Comixpedia (the vertical ads on the right side of the site): Onezumi.com, File 49 by Sara Turner, Krakow by Krakow, Nothing Better by Tyler Page and TBS (yep, the tv network).