We take a look at three gorgeously fun crowdfunding projects featuring: The Carpet Merchant of Konstantiniyya, Barbarous, and No Holds Bard.
Indie ad network Project: Wonderful will be shutting down on August 1, it was just announced. P:W started as a micropayment ad network more than a decade ago as a way to help fund webcomics sites and comics blogs. The payments were small, a few dollars here and there, but it was more than nothing. […]
This week’s Crowdfunding Watch focuses on misfit teams who are at their best when they are working together. From stealing vampire treasures, to fighting aliens and lustful embraces, these are three projects worth checking out.
An omnibus collecting the entire dog-loving series arrives early next year from Image Comics. I’m such a big fan of this that I interviewed Norton not once but twice about the series. It adds all the fun and silliness of the best fantasy role-playing campaigns to the adorableness of a giant warrior pug. Don’t miss […]
“It was quite a challenge because it was unlike anything DC had done,” said Bruning. Though they had been in the industry for years, they didn’t know how to deal with online talent and online competition. In many ways, they had to “rebuild” and rework their established view of comics.
Sometime after this, Pixar contacted Alcaraz. “They invited me for a ‘little-chat,’” he said. When they asked for his help to work on the movie, Alcaraz was stunned. “I was thinking, ‘wow universe, you have a sick sense of humor.” But, Alcaraz saw this as a great opportunity and accepted it. “I wanted to make sure this wasn’t going to be the Aladdin for Mexicans.”
With the release of his massive hit webcomic hitting the bookshelves, I had the opportunity to speak with Andrew Hussie, the elusive and hilarious creator of Homestuck, one of the most ambitious and interactive independent comics ever created. ~ Q1. You say in this intro that this book is for enjoyment, perhaps a leisurely companion […]
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Steve Hamaker ranks tragically high in the ratio of most read to least recognizable cartoonists. Jeff Smith BONE was a giant indie success as a black-and-white comic book series, but it hit the mainstream when it was released as a series of graphic novels by Scholastic with vibrant colors from Hamaker. Hamaker went on to […]
Prize season is underway, and here’s the sixth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize shortlists, courtesy of Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies, Winners will be announced on March 30. 10 nominees were selected in each of two categories, print and web. I’m proud to say we spotlighted several of the webcomics shortlist in our […]