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76 Days Until President Obama Appoints the New Secretary of Webcomics

MILESTONES
Wes Molebash is ending You'll Have That.  He's going to wrap it all up on January 2, 2009 and will debut a new comic in February. (h/t FLEEN)

The comic strip Opus ended with main character Opus escaping to the children's book Goodnight Moon.  Uh, okay...   LA Times blog has a post with an interview with Breathed hereTom Spurgeon also links to this recent interview with Breathed on the comics in general.

BUSINESS
Dirk Deppey writes extensively today about the problems daunting an online sales model for comics that incorporates existing offline retail outlets.  He's responding to an earlier post on the subject by Tom Spurgeon.

I've seen several posts about the revamp of United Media's website Comics.com.  Here's Tom Spurgeon's take on things; here's Alan Gardner's take.

INTERVIEWS
Another interview with Chris Hallbeck of The Book of Biff (we had an interview with Chris here on ComixTalk last month).

An interview (audio) with writer of many webcomics, T Campbell.

CELL PHONES
Am I missing something?  Is there any reason to get excited about Peanuts pseudo-animations for the cell phone screen?

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 BLOGS
The Escapist writes about humor sites and webcomics.  A lot of good links in there.

Darrin Bell's Toon Talk forum has moved to a new location.