Archive - Apr 11, 2008 - Story
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on April 11, 2008 - 10:26
Rick Marshall posted a great interview he did with Steven Cloud of Boy On A Stick and Slither.
Steven Cloud: Honestly, I'd like a shot at syndication. It was the thing that I wanted to do when I was a kid. I know, even if I am launched, the odds are against me. But still, I'd like to scratch that lottery ticket. At the same time, I'm not hanging my hat on print syndication. Say, it doesn't work out. There are other viable options for cartoonists these days (see: the Internet).
The bottom line is, I want to draw comics and plan to do so for the foreseeable future. The only thing that is in doubt is how long I will have to continue to work a full-time day job.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on April 11, 2008 - 10:15
hpkomic over at The Scienteers offers up a rant about the flaws of Zuda's flash-driven display for its comics:
I don’t think there is nearly enough criticism of Zuda’s method for displaying comics. The flash player is absolutely terrible and kind of implies that the people behind it have no idea how important usability and simple navigation is to a webcomic site. Why is the webcomic site model virtually unchanged across so many webcomics? It’s because it’s a good model, functional, and the best we have. Zuda’s method is totally against what webcomics should be.