Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on January 28, 2007 - 14:10
The full list of nominations for the upcoming WCCAs is out - get the list here or click read more (the WCCA site is slow today so I copied it into this post here).
The second installment of Alexander Danner's new column bringing you selections from the Full Story directory of completed webcomics. This month we look at firsts and beginnings, with five comics by Srdjan Achimovich, Andrew Dabb/Ben Templesmith, Hope Larson, Ryan North/Josh Rosen, and Raina Telgemeier.
Our second annual virtual round table on the year in webcomics features comments from Eric Millikin, Daku, Gilead Pellaeon, Mike Russell, Lewis Powell, Alexander Danner, Eric Burns, Michael Rouse-Deane, Johanna Draper Carlson and Gary Tyrrell.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on November 10, 2006 - 11:34
New Sponsor! Transformers The Movie. How cool is that? We also want to thank continuing sponsors 8 Films To Die For, My Favorite Mirror, and the webcomics A Pirate's Life For Me, I See You, The Flow Field Unity, O''Deer, Gunnerkrigg Court, Alma Mater, and King Tractor Press.
- Digital Strips latest podcast covers the newly revamped webcomics site, Pixel Strips.
- Jeffrey Rowland states that he will be doing some new WIGU comics which he describes as "'prequel' comics kind of. Before the madness set in." He is also going to scale Overcompensating back to 3 days a week.
- Pat Loika launches webcomic, HoCal, about the hotel industry at the Silent Devil website.
- Chris Crosby notes that Keenspot is a silver sponsor for this year's edition of the Child's Play charity created by Penny Arcade. It's great to see Keenspot step up and support a great cause.
- A very brief article this time, but The Comic Book Bin website threatens to "journey back to the early history of web comics. Where did they come from? What were these proto-web comics like and who created them? Weâ€™ll track the growth of the medium and itâ€™s relationship to the technology that spawned it." I'm curious as to what they decide to cover.
- Jennifer Contino interviews Raina Telgemeier about her Babysitter's Club graphic novels.
- The trailer for Spidey 3 drops. Lots of quick cuts so hard to tell really. But it does look like they may run the risk of Batman 2 disease on it - which if you remember is the second Tim Burton Batman movie where he crammed in to much (unresolved) story and characters for a two hour movie.
- WHAT: Abby Denson and Raina Telgemeier will be discussing their kidsâ€™ comics at Brooklynâ€™s Rocketship.
- WHERE: New York City, NY - Details here.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on October 21, 2006 - 10:22
Check out some preview images from the second
first BabySitters Club graphic novel coming Nov. 1st. This one is called "The Truth About Stacy". Creator (adaptor?) Raina Telgemeier also recently updated her webcomic Smile.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on September 27, 2006 - 09:33
Scott McCloud's daughter Winter McCloud (age 11) interviewed cartoonist couple extraordinaire Raina Telgemeier (of "Smile" and "Babysitters Club" fame) and Dave Roman (associate editor at Nickelodeon and creator of "Astronaut Elementary" and "Agnes Quill"). The "winterview" was produced and edited by Winter's big sister Sky (age 13).
The MoCCA Festival is almost here - there'll be webcomics such as Overcompensating, Diesel Sweeties, Scary Go Round, Goats, Questionable Content, Dr. McNinja, Cat and Girl, Johane Matte, Ryan Sias, Kean Soo, Becky Cloonan and Vasilis Lolos, Hope Larson and Bryan Lee OÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Malley, Dave Roman and Raina Telgemeier, Andy Runton, Debbie Huey, Lark Pien, and John Green.
It's at New York's Puck Building.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on April 27, 2006 - 07:06
On a challenge, Jon Morris creates a paper doll of the Star-Spangled Kid.
With the current storyline of Goats, I knew it was only a matter of time before Jon worked a Tron joke into it.
Paul Gadzikowski writes in defense of derivative fiction triggered by reactions to a recent appearance of an unauthorized Star Wars novel appearing at Amazon.com.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on April 21, 2006 - 07:47
A fan did a partial animation of the first Something Positive strip. The voices sound right to me (isn't that what throws you off the most when someone makes a movie out of a
Raina Telgemeier gets profiled. With her Babysitters Club graphic novel she's going to be big in 2006.
Bunny has a book - they're taking preorders now.
Comics Worth Reading likes the most recent Pearls Before Swine storyline. PBS and Get Fuzzy are two of the few newspaper strips I seek out.
Lore and I agree: PartiallyClips sums up the Chuck Norris fad - put that strip in the time capsule.
Too Much Coffee Man the opera. Not the usual derivative work for a comic...
Sssh... Jon Rosenberg has a livejournal now.