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An Interview with Sarah Ellerton of The Phoenix Requiem

The Phoenix Requiem is Sarah Ellerton's second webcomic.  Her first webcomic Inverloch was completed in 2007 and later published in print by Seven Seas.  She describes The Phoenix Requiem as "a Victorian-inspired supernatural fantasy story about faith, love, death, and the things we believe in."

I got a chance to catch up with her via email this month.

The Phoenix Requiem by Sarah Ellerton

The Phoenix Requiem, reviewed by Larry "El Santo" Cruz

In this review, El Santo takes a look at Sarah Ellerton's The Phoenix Requiem, a beautifully illustrated tale set in 19th Century England about a mysterious stranger who stumbles into an idyllic village.

A review of The Phoenix Requiem on ComixTalk

My review of Sarah Ellerton’s mystical Victorian era webcomic, The Phoenix Requiem, is now up on ComixTalk. It’s about a mysterious stranger who stumbles into an idyllic village and the pretty doctor who fixes him up. If you want the short version, I thought the illustrations were absolutely stunning, but the storytelling aspect [...]

The Phoenix Requiem by Sarah Ellerton

Give me a Webcomic, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby...

COMIXTALK

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As always thanks to the sponsors this week which include The Learn to Draw the Human Figure course, The World Famous Laugh Factory in Hollywood, the graphic novel Cash & Carry and the webcomic hosting service ReformedReality.com.

PODCASTANETS

A new Webcomics Weekly from the HalfPixel crew on building community around your webcomic.  (Also if you've missed it the HalfPixel crews book How To Make Webcomics is now available in stores.)

Gigcast coverage of the 2008 WCCAs ceremony.

Digital Strips has a new podcast that considers whether I Can Has Cheeseburger? is a comic.

INTERVIEWS

Elanor Cooper interviews Sarah Ellerton, creator of Phoenix Requiem.

Jim Zubkavich was a guest on the Llama Report podcast recently.

NOT WEBCOMICS

Will the movie of Speed Racer score or suck?  Nerd World has links to even more trailers.

Comic Foundry has some photos from the upcoming Watchmen flick.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 BLOGS

Prompted by awards season (WCCAs, Eisners)  Mr. Myth takes a look at where webcomics fit (or not) into short form and long form comics.

WCCA 2008 Nominees Are Out

The nominees for this year's WCCAs were released this past Sunday (sadly without any fanfare, or press release... again). But lots of interesting choices (and good links to comics!):

OUTSTANDING COMIC FINALISTS:
Achewood by Chris Onstaad
Girl Genius by Phil and Kaja Foglio
Gunnerkrigg Court by Tom Siddell
Perry Bible Fellowship by Nicholas Gurewitch
The Phoenix Requiem by Sarah Ellerton

In Search of Vanished Webcomics

As the new year brushes away the crumbs left from devouring the old one, I find myself thinking of vanished webcomics: those that've come to the end of their storylines, those that've just stopped, and those that've disappeared altogether.

As the new year brushes away the crumbs left from devouring the old one, I find myself thinking of vanished webcomics: those that've come to the end of their storylines, those that've just stopped, and those that've disappeared altogether.

The Year In Webmanga: Small Changes, Big Plans?

Things were quiet in the world of web manga this year, but there’s plenty brewing beneath the surface.

There weren’t any Big Events, a la Marvel DCU or Zuda, just the established channels chugging along: Netcomics selling chapters of manga online for a quarter a pop, publishers giving it away to build buzz for their print editions, scanlators posting their favorite titles in closed circles, and artists working out new projects online.

But behind the scenes, several publishers are preparing to launch web manga in one form or another.

Rolling Into Tuesday Morning Update

I'm back from India! Happy holidays to all of you (including all of you Pastafarians too!)

COMIXTALK

DEAD TREES AHOY!

AWARDS

  • Instructions on submissions for nominations for the Eisners are here - the deadline is March 14, 2008. For webcomics there is a separate set of instructions:

    Entries are also being accepted for the category of best webcomic. This category is open to any new, professionally produced long-form original comics work posted online in 2007. Webcomics must have a unique domain name or be part of a larger comics community to be considered. The work must be online-exclusive for a significant period prior to being collected in print form. The URL and any necessary access information should be emailed to jackiee@mindspring.com.

JUSTIFY MY HYPE

INTERVIEWS

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 BLOGS