Archive - 2007 - Article
You've got two people who draw comics and put them on-line. They meet, fall in love, and get married. It happens more often than you think.
I've always been interested in the subject of married comics creators (being married to another comic creator myself), so I've asked a few questions to a few other couples. Our first interview is with Dave Roman and Raina Telgemeier.
Introduce yourselves - who are you, what comics do you do?
People think of manga as coming in 20-volume doses, and sometimes thatâ€™s true. But not every story is an epic, and some creators have used the techniques of manga to tell brief tales of romance, magic, and adventure.
Some of these are Japanese and some are not, but all are worth a look. Let's start with two artists who occasionally post short stories on their websites: Queenie Chan and Jen Wang.
Bryant Paul Johnson returns with another installment of his historically accurate series, The Antecedent. If you're new to this regular feature at Comixpedia be sure to catch up on the archived installments. In this comic, we run into John Tyler, the first man to gain the Presidency without winning a presidential election -- and he didn't even need a 5-4 Supreme Court decision to do it!
For this month's issue of Comixpedia we're taking a look at the burgeoning number of webcomic collectives. Just why do creators band together? Gileon Pellaeon navigates through what is and what isn't a "webcomics collective" and offers five suggestions to creators for getting more bang out of their collective buck.
In the first installment of a new column called Panels & Pictures, Derik A. Badman takes a look at the creative possibilities arising from the constraints of the one-panel comic.
The spirit of cooperation is alive and well in webcomics. In that spirit, this month we present five stories that exemplify the value of cooperation: Agnes Quill, Vulture Gulch, Rip & Teri, After Days of Passion and The Archeologists.
If you think manga is a cavalcade of big-eyed little girls flashing their panties, Brigid Alverson has some surprises for you. In a new column for Comixpedia, Brigid will be writing every month about web manga. In this first installment, Brigid breaks down the basics in her "field guide to manga on the web".