Newsarama Roundtable on Economics and Webcomics

Newsarama has a roundtable style interview with a whole bunch of folks mostly about webcomics and the potential impact of a worsening economy on creators.  It’s more interesting than it’s title suggests.

The Newsarama article includes comments from T Campbell; Mike S. Miller, an authorized representative of; Chris Crosby, Chief Executive Officer of Keenspot and creator of Superosity; Tim Demeter, editor of (the iPod comic site and home to digital material from UK comics publisher 2000AD) and (ModernTales’ action-focused anthology site); Dean Haspiel, co-founder of the webcomix collective, ACT-I-VATE, editor of SMITH Magazine’s Next-Door Neighbor anthology and Billy Dogma creator; Jim Dougan, a founding member of the webcomics collective, The Chemistry Set, and co-creator of Sam & Lilah on DC’s Zuda Comics (came in fourth place in the March Zuda competition), now part of the online comics collective ACT-I-VATE; Shaenon Garrity, creator of Narbonic and editor of the subscription-based webcomics anthology site, ModernTales; Queenie Chan, a Chinese-Australian webcomics creator; Andy B., a member of the Toronto-based webcomics group, Transmission-X; David Gallaher, writer of High Moon, the first winner of DC’s Zuda webcomics competition; and Lea (DivaLea) Hernandez, webcomics and Original English Language (OEL) manga pioneer.



Xaviar Xerexes

Wandering webcomic ronin. Created Comixpedia (2002-2005) and ComixTalk (2006-2012; 2016-?). Made a lot of unfinished comics and novels.