Theater Hopper by Tom Brazelton is a webcomic sort of, but not entirely about Tom, his wife Cami and their friends. The creator, Tom Brazelton (as opposed to his four-color alter ego) is coming up on six years of the webcomic. Neither fatherhood nor the Star Wars prequels have stopped the man from making fun at and with the movies. Over the last couple of months I interviewed Tom about the webcomic, his third print collection and other necessary pop culture topics.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on July 16, 2008 - 12:00
Comic-Con 2008 kicks off in San Diego soon -- July 24-27 -- and the web/indy/whatever--comic presence seems to grow bigger each year. If you're going you're already set b/c this thing, as a practical matter, sold out long ago (I think you can still get a hotel room in the next state over...).
Some awesome panels this year include:
Submitted by albone on July 15, 2008 - 05:44
Submitted by Brad Guigar on July 14, 2008 - 23:00
Halfpixel has got the center of the Comic Con floor covered. We have positions in all of the key locations of the convention.
-- The authors will be taking turns at the Image Comics booth, signing copies of the breakout How To Make Webcomics book. Aisle 2700.
-- Over in the IP Pavilion, just below DC Comics, will be home base for me, Dave Kellett (Sheldon) and Kris Straub (Starslip). Aisle 2100.
-- And in the heart of the Webcomics area... the heart of Halfpixel, Scott Kurtz (PvP), will be setting up shop. Aisle 1400.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on July 12, 2008 - 08:53
Tomorrow's Foxtrot is a nice nod to some of the most popular webcomics: Penny Arcade, PvP, xkcd and The Joy of Tech. I read it on paper this morning but it probably won't be online until tomorrow.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on June 30, 2008 - 08:54
Google Trends now has specific results for individual URLs so you can track things like what other websites visitors to PVP like to go to.
Steve Frug thinks through what length should mean when talking about graphic novels (hint: it's not the same as a text-only novel). (h/t Journalista!)
(not comics but what the hey) ComixMix interviews World War Z author Max Brooks.
Webcomic creators: you're not invited to Okaton this year but hey feature the con in our contest and win something... (that's what this press release read like to me anyway...)
Posting may get light through the July 4th weekend but be sure to check out the reader talk posts while I'm being lazy...
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on June 13, 2008 - 11:38
Rick Marshall interviews Joey Comeau and Emily Horne of A Softer World. Later Marshall, goes underground to report on illegal rock lobster fights. That guy gets around!
The Daily Cartoonist links to a Universal Press interview with Jim Davis of its syndicated comic strip Garfield -- Scott Kurtz of PvP brings the drama in the comments that follow.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 3 BLOGS
Super-talented Jon Morris has been posting various alternate versions of Superman - check them out and then vote in his poll for which one you like best.
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on June 9, 2008 - 08:41
Your Webcomics To-Do List:
- Read your favorite webcomics.
- Read El Santo's review of Warren Ellis and Paul Duffield's Freak Angels.
- Read ComixTalk's interviews with Aaron Diaz (Dresden Codak), Dorothy Gambrell (Cat and Girl), and John Allison (Scary Go Round).
- Read this profile of Nick Gurewitch (Perry Bible Fellowship) and learn of plans for a TV pilot (h/t Journalista).
- Read Charley Parker's appreciation of Bill Watterson and his classic comic strip Calvin & Hobbes.
- Check out the cover of Scott Kurtz's soon-to-be-released DVD of series 1 of the animated PvP webshow.
- Marvel at the superhero cross-over stuff (Iron Man, Captain America) in the new Hulk movie.
- Wish Scott "Dilburrito" Adams a happy birthday.
Submitted by bobweiner on May 13, 2008 - 07:18
Besides the newest UNcubed, I’d like to welcome all the new readers who’ve come over from PvP yesterday.
My advertising push will continue, but you can help me out by telling your friends and coworkers. Or better yet, add a PCW button or banner to your site.
I’m open to any feedback you may have about [...]
Submitted by fesworks on May 11, 2008 - 16:48
Episode 23 - Newspaper Style Webcomics: Mark Savary joins Fes, Tanya, and Aaron to talk about Newspaper Style Webcomics; as well as touch on newspapers comics in general. We also talk again with Michael Rouse-Deane of the Guest Strip Project, which is benefiting the Make-a-Wish International Foundation.