Submitted by Shaenon Garrity on September 29, 2009 - 13:11
I'll be with the Couscous Collective at this year's Alternative Press Expo, October 17-18 in San Francisco. Check us out at table 347 on the ground floor.
The Couscousians are all over the programming this year. Panels behind the cut...
On Saturday, the lovely Andrew Farago will be on this panel:
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on November 12, 2007 - 12:30
- New feature articles up including interviews with Stephen Notley and Brad Hawkins as well as a new column on self-imposed "constraints" in the creative process from Derik Badman.
- I still need names and addresses from two of the Karas winners - if you're not Wes, JT; Joe; Lou; Charles; Elizabeth; Dave; or Frank email me your contact information! Thanks.
- New York Magazine has a good interview with Nick Gurewitch of Perry Bible Fellowship.
- Wizard talks to Cameron Stewart, the creator of the new webcomic Sin Titulo.
- Jennifer Contino talks to the creators of The Mighty Motor Sapiens, a webcomic that runs on the NASCAR website.
- The FLOG! has some video excerpts from Gary Groth's interview with Charles Schulz biographer David Michaelis. (h/t Journalista!)
- Blog@Newsarama has an interview with Wesley Green, who runs Ambrosia Publishing which hosts serialized webcomics.
- Richard Pachter has an article about the history of work-for-hire in the comic book industry. (h/t Journalista!)
- Paul Gravett has an article about graphic novels in bookstores. (h/t Journalista!)
AROUND TEH WORLD IN 80 BLOGS
- I predict all webcomics will be required to feature a Cory Doctorow costumed blogger reference next year in comics during Halloween. This year, Jack of All Blades picked up on the joke that started with xkcd.
- Anyone else reading the comic adaptation of 1984? Besides not being able to figure out who the creator is from the site (anyone know?) I also noticed that it was licensed under the Free Art license from artlibre.org. It seems to be a bit like Creative Commons although I didn't read the license carefully enough to be completely sure.
- Peter Bagge has a comic on partying with Dick Cheney. No shotguns were involved.
- Dirk Deppey picks up on the Wikipedia thread on deleting the new ComixTalk entry over there (and no I've had nothing to do with any of it). In honor of all-things-wiki here's a link to "the 8 most needlessly detailed Wikipedia entries".
There's an incredible wealth of articles in the ComixTalk archives: features and columns on craft, theory and business, insightful reviews and interviews with some of the most interesting folks in webcomics. We'll be taking a regular look back at past issues and catching up with creators we've previously covered.
Stephen Notley is the creator of Bob the Angry Flower which I'm sure is still the angriest angiosperm character in comics today. I caught up with Notley via email last month.
Submitted by scarfman on July 11, 2005 - 12:02
scarfman tipped us to the Daily Grind Ironman losing another competitor - Scott Kurtz announced he was dropping out as he began running guest strips from Chris Giarusso while Kurtz is at the San Diego Comicon. Kurtz is also on 3 panels this year - one for Image and two for webcomics (more details after the jump).
gordonmcalpin also caught that there is a new Stripped Books webcomic in the new edition of the online magazine Bookslut. The new strip, by guest illustrator Dan Henrick and Stripped Books creator Gordon McAlpin, adapts Sandman writer Neil Gaiman's keynote address from the 2005 Nebula Awards dinner, in which Gaiman muses about the state of science fiction today.
The Yirmumah boys are having a fundraiser week - if you're a fan of Coffman and McDeavitt's biting sense of humor (see today's installment!) then drop these guys a buck or two.
Gary Chaloner kicks off a new site hosting his ongoing series: Will Eisner's John Law. Chaloner is holding a July draw for a signed (by Will Eisner and myself) limited release hardcover of Will Eisnerâ€™s JOHN LAW: Dead Man Walking (from IDW). WEJL updates on Mondays at Modern Tales and the new stand-alone site.
Click READ MORE for a list of webcomics-related panels at the upcoming San Diego Comicon!
Many MANY of our webcomicking friends have published print versions of their work. I've tried to find, track down, and remember as many as possible. But given the thousands (tens of thousands?) of webcomics out there, this was a daunting task. If I missed your comic, I apologize profusely and profoundly. Please add it via a comment.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on April 25, 2005 - 16:03
Bob Stephen Notley the creator of Bob The Angry Flower is moving from the Great White North to the Great Wet West, Seattle that is. The move entails a new job with Popcap.com, a new webcomic but a promise to continue updates to BTAF.
As 2004 packs its bags and prepares to turn over the keys to the new year, we thought we would take this opportunity to look back at certain significant or just really amusing webcomics-related news stories throughout the year.
If we missed your favorite event, feel free to add your own thoughts.
Submitted by Charbonneau on September 3, 2004 - 01:00
BoneFlake Studios, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of a new Canadian humour tabloid and very webcomic-friendly, VILLAGE IDIOT MAGAZINE (VIM).
Alongside VIMâ€™s doses of biting satire, edgy parodies and off-the-wall humor pieces, Canadians will have the opportunity to read some of their favorite online comics in an offline format.
The current line-up of â€œWebcomics in Printâ€ are: â€œButternut Squashâ€ by Ramon Perez; â€œThe Good Little Robotâ€ by Ryan Reid; â€œBob the Angry Flowerâ€ by Stephen Notley; â€œWhite Ninjaâ€ by Scott Bevan & Kent Earle and Bill Charbonneau's two webcomic offerings, â€œVoices in my Handâ€ and â€œSmall Market Sportsâ€.
Kelly J Cooper's Most Excellent Comic-Con Adventures
Part 1: Wednesday to Friday