Publishers Weekly Looks at Webcomics
Submitted by Erik Melander on December 19, 2005 - 20:30
Publishers Weekly has an article on webcomics with all the usual suspects covered.
Mention Web comics and you'll most likely get a blank stare. Although there are probably thousands of comics on the Webâ€”and more going up every dayâ€”they remain esoteric to the mainstream comics world, let alone to the book publishing world. However, for their growing legion of fansâ€”who number in the millionsâ€”Web comics are the wired world's answer to Garfield and Dilbert. But even as their popularity grows, questions remain. Will print collections of the best known Web comics cross over to the book audience? And can print comics find a wider audience on the Web?