Speaking of Zuda, Todd Allen analyses the first contestants and discovers most of them are from the print comics world, concluding:
One thing possibly of note as a tangent to the overwhelming presence of established creators: is this a result of the copyright and trademark issue? The established webcomics community is blasting Zuda to no end over trademark control issues. For cartoonists used to the print world, the Zuda contract is nothing unusual and more benign than a boilerplate work-for-hire agreement. Are the webcartoonists practicing a “just say no” policy, and if not, where are they?