Archive - Mar 2006
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 31, 2006 - 12:39
Jon Rosenberg's Goats is
10 9 years this weekend. I've been reading Goats for about forever and at a long ago point Rosenberg was as crappy an artist as I am. He has, however, stuck with it since then. Practice makes perfect a lot of progress actually.
And of course he's always been funny. So he's got that going for him...
Here's a snapshot of Goats: the first is from April 30, 1997 and the second is from mid-2005:
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 31, 2006 - 10:41
A few housecleaning, self-promotional details first: we added one more article to the March issue this week: Kelly Cooper's column, The Webcomics Reader, which this month examines aspects of comics criticism, including noted critic R.C. Harvey. You can check out the entire March issue by clicking here.
I moved Comixpedia.net over to the new server last night. A few things got garbled in the move and it looks like it's not entirely functional today. My apologies to the toplist members - I will be working on it tonight and I'm pretty confident I'll have it fixed.
Also don't forget that there are two conventions this weekend (at least that I'm aware of): Technicon and Fluke - if you're exhibiting or hanging out at either feel free to post a comment to the note for each convention to let folks know you'll be there.
And now the news! (click through to read more)
Another installment in Kelly J. Cooper's quest for webcomics enlightenment. This month, Kelly discovers comics criticism and consults the work of R.C. Harvey.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 30, 2006 - 22:37
This is a cool if ubernerdish idea - a history of everything (fictious or real) as reported to us by the movies.
I love the way it starts off:
- In the beginning... God created the heavens and the earth (The Bible)
- A long time ago... Luke Skywalker and Han Solo lead a rebellion against the evil empire(Star Wars)
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 30, 2006 - 22:30
Free Disney-inspired fonts. Cool!
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 29, 2006 - 23:37
I'm moving Comixpedia.net to the new server. I
f all goes well it'll be up by tomorrow morning at the latest.
UPDATE: This got delayed until Thursday night.
Submitted by DrSetebos on March 29, 2006 - 14:54
Jason Siebel, creator of Anywhere But Here, met a girl at the hospital and asked her to marry him seven days later.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 29, 2006 - 11:56
Oh wait that's Sunday, isn't it? Well I'm bloody tired anyhow (was up much too late)...
Flight 3 is in Diamond's Previews. The third edition of this anthology series promises to be just as amazing.
In notwebcomics news, Jeph has hit upon what is sure to be a hugely successful t-shirt featuring the inscription "Bomb the Blogosphere" (here's a link to it appearing in his webcomic Questionable Content).
And this site looks interesting: Start A Story
Start a Story is a project that encourages creativity and collaboration. To find out more click here. To the right are quick links to the various 'Start A Story' projects, to see them all, a description about each of them and the chance to be involved; click here.
And Lirazel points out a new Christopher Baldwin project (reportedly NSFW): I Am Hans Krunkel.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 29, 2006 - 00:51
Another milestone: Kris Straub's guest comic is the 500 installment of Zach Miller's Joe and Monkey webcomic. Straub also mentions that Miller's book Totally Boned is up for one of Lulu's Blooker prizes. (Erik wrote about the Blookers last October.)
The Great Outdoor Fight - wow, that's really hard to describe. But I always have a hard time describing Achewood. It's just... Achewood. Tim Tylor blogged earlier about the wiki a fan set up for this storyline.
Fleen also has more questions with Dave Kellett (Sheldon) on syndication and newspaper comics.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on March 29, 2006 - 00:00
Shaenon Garrity writes in the Webcomics Examiner today about Jason Shiga's shigabooks.com which Garrity states hosts "damn near every comic he ever created." (Garrity wrote about Shiga in the first issue of Comixpedia way back in February 2003.)