In the first part of her feature on Webcomics Communities, writer Kelly Cooper revealed to us the fascinating buildup of history that set the online world up for the next step in reader-creator interaction and reaction.
In this second installment, we get to hear from Kelly as to what's going on out there as a result. So sit tight, and start scrolling!
A few quick definitions:
His comic has been compared to Seinfeld - and he's done a week of "crossover" strips to prove it. John Allison, the creator behind Bobbins and Scary Go Round, hasn't always had it as easy as Seinfeld. Allison ended Bobbins, hosted on KeenSpot, to move to Modern Tales with Scary Go Round.
Submitted by Jamie Robertson on February 12, 2003 - 18:50
Ubercon, primarily a gaming convention held in New York City, will feature Pete Abrams of Sluggy Freelance as a special guest. Along with Abrams, web comic creators Rob Balder (partiallyclips.com), Randal Milholland (somethingpositive.net), Jon Rosenberg, and Phil Karlsson (Goats) will hold a webcomics panel on Sunday Feb 16th. The panel begins at 11:00 AM and lasts for one hour. Ubercon begins on Friday the 14th at 4:00 PM lasting until Monday the 17th.
Submitted by Jamie Robertson on February 5, 2003 - 02:04
The Goats graphic novels, Evil Chickens Don't Kiss: Goats Volume III and Behold The Power Of Ignorance: Goats Volume IV by John Rosenberg are now available in local comic shops everywhere. Goatsfans are encouraged to ask their local comic shops to stock both graphic novels. Both titles will be distributed by Cold Cut Distribution. Fore more details, head over to the Goats website.
Submitted by Anonymous on February 4, 2003 - 02:50
Pete Abrams, the, creator of Sluggy Freelance, will be at this year's Ubercon, held from the 14th to the 17th of February at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel just outside New York City. Abrams will be holding a number of events, including discussions and seminars on drawing and being successful in the webcomic trade and the official release of the Sluggy Freelance CCG 'Get Nifty', created by Rob Balder of PartiallyClips.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on February 3, 2003 - 11:37
Those infamous herders of Goats, Jon and Phillip, along with legal beagle Jeff are raising money to moon the White House. Or not. I might not agree with the specifics of the plan, but it's nice to see webtoonists taking it to the streets.
2010 UPDATE: Moon the White House.com is now some crazy Japanese site.
T Campbell examines the charges of "sell out" thrown at various creators in webcomics such as Scott Kurtz, Peter Zale, Pete Abrams and Jonathan Rosenberg and advises creators to "sell, sell, sell!"