On Saturday July 9th, tune into the SciFi Zone Radio show. The entire show is going to be devoted to webcomics. The show can be heard in Florida on AM 540 WFLA Saturday, 10 pm â€“ Midnight Orlando and AM 1040 WWBA Sundays, 10 pm â€“ Midnight Tampa (taped) or In Missouri on KCXL AM 1140 Live Saturdays from 9-11pm CST Kansas City. You can also listen via the internet here. Continue Reading
Nominations for the 2005 Web Cartoonists Choice Awards have been announced and voting for the award winners is open until July 3rd.
Check out all of the 2005 contenders here.
Up for Outstanding Comic this year:
Copper by Kazu Kibuishi
Ctrl-Alt-Del by Tim Buckley
Questionable Content by Jeph Jacques
Scary Go Round by John Allison Continue Reading
As the final Star Wars movie approaches, join two of the most popular Science Fiction Parody webcomics as they clash for tickets… Mayberry Melonpool vs. Zortic!
As we as webcartoonists struggle for recognition and appreciation, it’s always interesting to see how our predecessors had to deal with some of the same issues we do.
So I was stunned to run across this story. It describes a proposed first-class, A-list Batman movie to be done by cinematic legend Orson Wells (yes, of Citizen Kane and War of the Worlds) in the mid ’40’s. And check out the list of actors signed to play the villians!!!
It also describes the difficulties in the mainstream perception of comics, not only in completing the movie, but also in keeping the extensive archive of preproduction work from the public for so long. Continue Reading
August 11th marks the 500th appearance of Zortic at www.zortic.com. A special full panel comic is appearing to commemorate the event and mark this landmark. If you haven’t caught up with Zortic yet, now is the time as the next 500 strips make their debut.
Zortic is a member of the Nice webcomic group. Continue Reading
The website is now up for the 3rd Annual Web Cartoonists Choice Awards! You can see a complete list of this year’s categories, browse through this year’s committee members, read up on the current rules and regulations, or even discuss things on the WCCA forum. See it all at The WCCA Website.
The Schedule for this year’s awards program:
May 4 – Nomination round begins.
May 18 – Nomination round ends.
June 1 – Nominees announced.
June 1 – Final voting round begins.
June 29 – End of final voting round.
July 6 – Winners announced online. Continue Reading
On Saturday, May 3rd, Mark Mekkes, creator of Zortic wil be appearing as a guest on the radio show Radio SciFi. In addition to discussing Zortic and his own projects, Mark will be talking about Webcomic Awareness and hyping Webcomic Awareness Day. Also listen for announcements about this year’s, upcoming (3rd Annual) Cartoonists’ Choice Awards.
Radio SciFi can be found in the central Florida area on 580 AM, and it is also broadcast over the internet at www.radioscifi.net on Saturday nights from Midnight to 3 AM eastern time. Continue Reading