The title of this post is slightly off. Webcomic drama as we used to know it never really went away. In fact, it’s been growing behind the walls, not daring to spread out. There may not be large message board battles like the time that one guy took on that other guy back in Ought Five, but the seething hatred in the community still thrives…at least for two well-know creators.
Hey there! My name is Brandon J. Carr and I'll be guest blogging a few times this week. I've been doing and studying comics and cartooning since I was young enough to hold a crayon. I've been doing online comics off and on since 2001, such as Between the Panels, Quantum, Crater City, Life's a Bluff, The Kenmore, Weird Adventures in Unemployment and a bunch of guest comics for my buddies in the cartooning world.
D.J. Coffman had been participating in SketchBattle (a site that pits artists against each other, winner by votes moving on to the next round).
Apparently he had been having issues with the administrator of SketchBattle who, while welcoming the additional traffic coming from Coffman’s popular website, did not grasp the concept that a popular artist may have a good change of winning a popular vote against lesser known entrants. Continue Reading