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An interview with the historically enthusiastic Kate Beaton (h/t JOURNALISTA!)

The Washington Post has a good interview with Jeff Kinney the creator of the wildly successful Diary of a Wimpy Kid books (which are online at

Indy Comic News linked to a press release from comicsXP which appears to be a site for organzing comics and possibly reading digital scans of them too.  I haven’t heard anything else about them so no vouchsafe from me yet.  Still it’s a spiffy web2.0ish site so I’ll poke around some more this week to see what I think.

Scott Kurtz takes a crack at mixing up The Watchmen and the current decline of newspaper comics

I missed this but Kevin Pease drew up denominations of "bullshit artistic credibility dollars" (taking an idea from Jeph Jacques’s post on webcomic versus newspaper comic business models) which are great!



Xaviar Xerexes

Wandering webcomic ronin. Created Comixpedia (2002-2005) and ComixTalk (2006-2012; 2016-?). Made a lot of unfinished comics and novels.