Submitted by Delos on December 25, 2009 - 10:00
Submitted by Delos on December 23, 2009 - 10:00
You may be wondering why Iâ€™m talking about Sketch Magazine. One thing I havenâ€™t run across very much are discussions about certain magazines of the comic trade. Most of us have read Wizard, but there are some most of us have heard of but never had a chance to leaf through. If you donâ€™t get this magazine, donâ€™t you want to know what it contains? Was it worth my cash to get a subscription? (Yep. I took a risk with my own cash reserves here. Thatâ€™s right, folks. No McDonaldâ€™s this week or next week.)
Submitted by Delos on December 20, 2009 - 13:55
Blank It Comics by Aric McKeown and Lemuel Pew defies a pat description. I don’t know if the right word is esoteric but it’s close enough for now. I suspect that only the creators really understand it and they’re not tipping all the cards. They seem to officially leave many things to Wild Mass Guessing. One of these guesses has led to one reader naming the white background as “The Canvas” which is a pretty good name for it. I’ll come back to that in a second.
Submitted by Delos on December 18, 2009 - 10:00
It’s finally gotten bitterly cold here in the northeast, which is seemingly just as good as a sunny summer afternoon for reading comics. Who knew?
- Luprand reviewed Finder’s Keepers and mpd57 looked at One Hit Knockout, Jason and The Argonauts, Goop Jr., Subsuelo and Unseen Tribe. Pigs of the Industry praised Jason and the Argonauts and Webcomics Critique thought Bonejangles maybe has some potential. Paperless Comics pointed us toward reviews of Copper, Love and Capes and Pajama Forest.
- Madinkbeard questioned Tokyopop’s rating in his review of Aria Volume 5, covered A Drifting Life, Ooku: The Inner Chambers and one more for every day of December. Optical Sloth covered Rock That Never Sleeps and The Airy Tales and Ghost Jar along with various comics by Pat Aulisio and Kris Lachowski.
- Rosscott gives us a few good comic picks that he liked and Paperless Comics shared this (exciting to me) trend about Manga News and Commander X. Ben Towle continues his Cristo project and Precocious pointed us to CrebHeads and Sometime Alone.
- I was hoping this Webcomic List thread about reader pet theories would generate some further interesting comments but it seems to have stalled out. To make up for it, there is a very interesting discussion on how different artists script out their comics.