Read Gothic Sports Chapter 1

We’ll end our brief foray into onscreen comics with a legit freebie, the first chapter of Anike Hage‘s Gothic Sports, a new manga from Tokyopop. The premise is really “Why didn’t I think of that?”: Goth kids playing high school sports. Click on the image for a full-sized spread, and note the reason that manga […]

Is this the future?

While all this was going on, a friend of ours happened to IM us with a link to ComicBookLover , which is apparently state of the art for reading those downloaded comics: Boxes of comics in the garage? Or are you a more serious collector? Even if insured for the risk of theft or flood, […]

Vado on Eyemelt — update

As we all know, comics publishers are becoming increasingly aware of the fact that everyone is downloading everything, and many people don’t want little pieces of paper in their homes, either. AT Newsarama, busy Chris Arrant talks to Dan Vado about SLG’s venture into downloadable comics, I actually spent time and a little money […]

More imagery borrowing

Only a few days ago we were commenting on the success of designer boutique stores, like Giant Robot and Toy Tokyo. Now the Kelly/Goldman scandal has brought to the forefront the cutthroat nature of the design business, where one idea can be immensely profitable be being endlessly ripped-off. Two sites are devoed to showing examples […]

Todd Goldman issues apology

Following up on yesterday’s story of seeming idea theft, t-shirt maven Todd Goldman has issued a statement on the subject of reportedly stealing an image from webcomics artist David Kelly: Popular post pop-artist, Todd Goldman who has made a career of making fun of the world with his sarcastic commentary and cartoon icons, has mistakenly […]