Jenn Manley Lee
Submitted by Joey Manley on April 7, 2003 - 13:06
Modern Tales, the leading publisher of subscription-based webcomics, announced this week that its newest offering, girlamatic.com, a webcomics anthology targetting female comics readers, has launched to tremendous success.
"This is our biggest launch since Modern Tales itself," said site publisher Joey Manley (the company publishes numerous targetted webcomics sites, including the avant-garde serializer.net, the action-packed AdventureStrips.com, and several single-cartoonist sites, such as James Kochalka's AmericanElf.com).
"The established comics industry, whether mainstream or 'alternative,' doesn't exactly have attracting female readers at the top of its priority list," said Joey Manley. "And I'd say that that's a shame ... but, hey, they've left a huge business opportunity open for us. I couldn't be happier."
I found Dicebox by way of Christopher Baldwin's Bruno and had no idea what to expect. Created by Jenn Manley Lee, the webcomic is described only as a "story to be told in four books for a total of 36 chapters that plays out an eventful year in the lives of Griffen and Molly." The rest of Lee's note on the Dicebox "About" page is just as vague, yet intriguing, which will likely leave the reader pleasantly puzzled and curious to learn more.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 5, 2003 - 14:22
The Alternative Press Expo (or "A.P.E.") was held this past weekend in San Francisco. There were quite a number of online cartoonists there including Christopher Baldwin, Shaenon K. Garrity, Derek Kirk, and Tom Hart.