Archive - Apr 2007 - Article
Last month Grant Thomas wrote about how to make a cover for your mini-comic by using a linoleum block. This month he presents another way to print up a simple cover using a printing technique called the collagraph.
The 2007 Web Cartoonistâ€™s Choice Awards were not without their fair share of controversy, but one particular point of contention caught my eye and led me to write this article today: Should Gunnerkrigg Court have been nominated as an outstanding Science Fiction comic or as an outstanding Fantasy comic?
Michael Payne reviews Alan Foreman long-running webcomic, S.S.D.D.,and finds it anything but cute. To the contrary, the sprawling, aggressive world of Foreman's imagination is like a Molotov cocktail thrown directly at your computer screen.
With Uku, Otto Germain has created a vivid world illustrated in a dream-like lush painted style which he filled with strange creatures and a mysterious meteor. Uku has no dialogue and so Germain's ability to move the story and develop his characters comes entirely from body language and facial expressions. An interesting and compelling new webcomic.
Calamity Jon Morris is back with
22 16 Panels That I Don't Think Work All That Well.
In this month's column, Derik A. Badman looks at that staple of comic books -- the margin. First, by examining how comics make effective use of page borders and next by considering how, if at all, webcomics address similar artistic choices.