Archive - Aug 2008
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on August 1, 2008 - 16:09
I think for the first 3-4 years of ComixTalk we didn't edit anything and then at some point I switched things to a "civility policy". Under both systems, I've never felt particularly obligated to respond to trollish comments although inevitably I've had to write to it from time to time.
For the past couple of columns (part one and part two), we've been examining "closure and synthesis" -- the third of my "four criteria" for a new definition of what is a comic. Closure was defined as "the phenomenon of observing the parts but perceiving the whole" while synthesis is defined as "the process of the human mind to take the elements provided to them in a work and to create from the
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on August 1, 2008 - 10:29
August's cover art is from pear-pear.com and goes along with a number of reviews of how-to books and sites we'll be posting this month. (I will have the larger art on the site later today).
The Buzzcomix beta is live and I still have beta codes to hand out if you're interested in trying it out before it goes public on August 8th. Email me at xerexes AT gmail DOT com (first come,first serve)
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on August 1, 2008 - 10:15
This month and this month only the Guest Strip Project is raising money in an August Donationathon! There will be a new comic every single day of August at the site.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on August 1, 2008 - 00:50
Stay tuned next week — same X time, same X channel!