Submitted by Joey Manley on January 1, 2005 - 18:39
Just in time for the new year, it's the fourth issue of The Graphic Novel Review! Our sneak preview this month is a 15-page full-length story -- "inner sanctum" by Michael GagnÃ© -- from the upcoming second volume of the Flight anthology.
MORE FEATURES: Joe Zabel interviews Harvey Pekar, Andrew Leal reviews P. Craig Russell's adaptation of The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, and Hubert Vigilla reviews Less Than Heroes by David Yurkovich. Cover by Will Eisner and Gary Chaloner.
PLUS: In Brief reviews of Crazy Love Story, Vol. 1, Club Zero-G, Carnet de Voyage, and Waterwise.
Submitted by Joey Manley on June 16, 2004 - 01:36
Joey Manley, publisher of Modern Tales, the leading subscription service for webcomics, announced today that it has launched the first-ever affiliate sales program (to his knowledge) in the field.
Online, there are almost no entry barriers to the reporting and punditry market. With the advent of free blogging software, practically anyone can set up a site to report on any subject.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on August 8, 2003 - 09:49
Eventually every comic will be made into a movie. Still American Splendor is one comic book I was initially surprised to see as the basis for a movie given Hollywood's obsession with the long-underwear crowd. Moviepoopshoot has an interview with Mr. Pekar.
Les McClaine proudly proclaims himself an incurable egotist. James Kochalka says he's trying to delve into the mysteries of being human. Drew Weing draws them because he couldn't keep track of his life otherwise â€“ he has a pretty horrible memory. Whether you accept these answers, or ask any of the growing host of other journal comic artists out there why they draw their journal comics, you'll find that, just like so many other things in life, or life itself, there is no easy cookie-cutter answer.
Submitted by Joey Manley on April 2, 2003 - 11:02
Modern Tales, the leading publisher of subscription-based webcomics, announced this week that cartoonist Dean Haspiel will be producing weekly installments of BILLY DOGMA for the avant-garde online webcomics anthology serializer.net.
Haspiel's weekly BILLY DOGMA series, which is exclusively available to serializer.net readers, tells stories of cavalier vagabond, Billy Dogma, in the post-disaster adventure chronicles of the last romantic anti-hero. In the coming weeks, this series will launch with two short stories, "Aim To Dazzle," and "Little By Small," before diving into the long form picture novella "The Devil's Muumuu" -- where Billy Dogma accidentally rips Jane Legit's competition dress and his overwhelming guilt sends him to Hell. Stranded in the netherworld, Billy opens old wounds about his long-lost mother when he strikes a bargain with legendary serial killer Ed Gein!
Submitted by Joey Manley on March 17, 2003 - 13:54
Modern Tales -- www.moderntales.com -- announced today that the fifth installment of its "longform comics anthology" Modern Tales Longplay is now available, with numerous features, including several brand-new "American Splendor" stories by Harvey Pekar and longtime collaborator Gary Dumm.