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Archive - Aug 14, 2008

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I am the Gold Medal Winner for Webcomics Medley 400M

BUSINESS
Brigid Alverson reviews the new eManga site which "rents" webcomics.  It's in beta right now, starting off with six yaoi titles and four “Let’s Draw Manga” books.  Johanna comments further about the business model which will be $4 to read a yaoi volume for 72 hours.

AWARDS
FLEEN has news that Nickelodeon Magazine will hold a new “Best Kids’ Graphic Novel” Awards, taking place in spring 2009. The Awards will honor the best comic books and animated novels for kids published across the U.S. The submission process is open through Sept. 30, 2008, and voting will take place in December.  (Good Comics For Kids has the full press release)

EVERYONE GETS A FREE CAR!
Good Comics For Kids blog has a discussion around Oprah Winfrey including Sarah Varon’s Robot Dreams in her recommended reading list for six-to-nine-year-olds.

JUSTIFY MY HYPE
Have you been reading Next Door Neighbor?  It's Smith Magazine's new webcomic anthology, edited by Dean Haspiel.